On 15 September 2017, the APTLD Board held its in-person
meeting and considered a range of matters. A summary of the meeting is published
in this Communiqué.
Discussion on the results of
The Board noted with satisfaction a high quality of
the Meeting organization and conduct and commended the APTLD staff for that.
The Board also expressed cordial thanks to ITDC, the Meeting host, for a great
commitment and contribution to the overall success of APTLD72.
Review of and vote on the
application for Ordinary Membership by UZINFOCOM (the .UZ registry)
The Board received a debrief from GM on the matter and
concluded that, whereas Uzbekistan is located in the Central Asia, which is a
part of the APR, and whereas UZINFOCOM’s data is duly displayed in the IANA
database, UZINFOCOM fully qualifies for the Ordinary Membership in APTLD. The
Board welcomed UZINFOCOM as a new member of the APTLD community.
Consideration of GM’s
Memorandums on Proposed Amendments to the APTLD Fellowship Policies
The Board considered
GM’s Memorandums with proposals on updating the current APTLD Meeting
Fellowship and APTLD sub-Regional Fellowship and suggested GM provide
additional clarifications and rationale for proposed amendments with regard to
the eligibility criteria therein. The Board will be ready to revisit the matter
once being provided the required input.
Consideration of the GM’s Update
on the State and Execution of the 2017 APTLD Budget and Outstanding Members’
The Board noted with
satisfaction that as of 15 September 2017, all the members have paid their
membership fees and thanked the APTLD community for having honored their
commitments. The Board also noted that as the cost of APTLD72 matched the
budget projections, the 2017 APTLD budget has remained quite robust.
Approval of the APTLD73 Agenda
The Board considered a draft APTLD73 Agenda and while
being in principle in agreement with the Meeting layout, suggested GM send it
out to members for a review and public comment period.
The Board also considered
a number of other administrative matters.