On 21 May 2020, the APTLD Board held a regular teleconference meeting and considered a range of matters. A summary of the Meeting is published in this Communiqué.
Preparations for APTLD78
The Board received a GM’s update on the matter and noted with satisfaction that preparations are well on track. The Board suggested Members consider participation in the Meeting and proactively volunteer for sessions of their choice. The Board also suggested using Zoom at APTLD78 to ensure all the Membership have an opportunity to attend the Meeting.
Preparations for APTLD79-81
The Board received a GM’s update on the matter and noted with satisfaction that preparations are well on track and thanked TRA of Oman for their contribution to the preparations for APTLD79 in February 2021.
Selection of the APTLD80 Venue
The Board considered venue options for APTLD80 and selected the Shangri La/Fijian as the venue for APTLD80 in September 2021 and thanked the .FJ team and Internet NZ, and PISOC for their assistance in the matter.
Progress in Development of the APTLD.org Website
The Board discussed a GM’s update on the matter and noted with satisfaction a significant progress in the process which should result in the website going live soon.
Review of the Draft APTLD Accounts Contract
The Board reviewed and approved the Accounts Contract and the nomination of Ms. Daphne Phan as the APTLD Accounts Officer for the term of 2020-2022.
Review of the Membership Application by .KH (Cambodia)
The Board received a GM’s briefing on the matter, including findings of the background check, and concluded that the Telecommunication Regulator of Cambodia (TRC) domiciled in the city of Phnom Penh, Cambodia, fully qualifies for Ordinary Membership in APTLD, and approved its application therefor.
State and Execution of the 2020 APTLD Budget
The Board received a GM’s update on the matter and noted with much satisfaction that it is in line with the original projections.
The Board also discussed GM’s comments on different fiscal scenarios in 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic and made a due notice thereof.
The Board also considered a number of other administrative matters.