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ARIN XXIII Members Meeting Notes - 29 April 2009

Opening and Announcements

Speaker: John Curran, Acting ARIN President and CEO

Transcript

John Curran opened the meeting with announcements and thanked Time Warner Cable Business Class for sponsoring the ARIN XXIII network connectivity.  He announced Scott Beuker was the winner of the Daily Survey, and asked all participants to complete the meeting survey.

Registration Services

Speaker: Leslie Nobile, ARIN Director of Registration Services

Presentation: PDF PPT PPTX

Transcript

Highlights included:

  • On-going efforts: business process review support, WHOIS cleanup, CEO letter campaign, resource revocation, and lame delegation
  • Help desk statistics
  • Returned and revoked address and ASN statistics
  • Lame delegation and Legacy RSA statistics

For discussion details, please see the transcript.

Government Affairs and Public Policy Support

Speaker: Cathy Handley, Executive Director of Government Affairs and Public Policy

Presentation: PDF PPT PPTX

Transcript

Highlights included:

  • Participated in IGF and ICANN meetings, formation of ARIN Government Working Group
  • Report on IGF Hyderabad, India
  • Report on World Telecommunications Policy Forum
  • Pending changes at ICANN: new CEO, Department of Commerce has released a Notice of Inquiry, JPA expires 30 September 2009
  • Review of relevant government activity in the US and Canada
  • Increasing ITU interest and an explanation of the questionnaire released to member states
  • Upcoming IGF in Sharm El Sheik, Egypt, 15-18 November

Human Resources and Administration

Presenter: Mary K. Lee, ARIN Director of HR & Administration

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Transcript

Highlights included:

  • Explanation of Human Resource and Administration functions
  • Overview of results of staff-wide Myers-Briggs testing
  • Employee tenure statistics

Member Services

Presenter: Susan Hamlin, ARIN Director of Member Services

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Highlights included:

  • Membership statistics
  • New since ARIN XXII: ARIN website, 2008 Annual Report, PDP flash presentation, Meeting Fellowship program
  • Overview of Member Services functions and responsibilities
  • Requested community feedback via ACSP, e-mail to info@arin.net, and through web account Q&A function – help us help you!
  • ARIN XXIV, 21-23 October, Dearborn, Michigan

For discussion details, please see the transcript.

Financial Services

Presenter: Bob Stratton, ARIN Director of Financial Services

Presentation: PDF PPT PPTX

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Highlights included:

  • Continuing the process of digitizing all Registration Services Agreements, planning to and NDAs and inactive RSAs
  • Beginning to work on collecting for overdue maintenance fees
  • Supporting engineering work on the business process review as we look to automate more functions on the website
  • New accounting software vendor to comply with the Sarbanes-Oxley Audit recommendations
  • Explained about Contracts Officer role and the function of the Staff Attorney

Engineering

Presenter: Mark Kosters, ARIN Chief Technology Officer

Presentation: PDF PPT PPTX

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Highlights included:

  • Operations: disaster recovery site built, west coast colo operational, IPv6 to the desktop in the office
  • WHOIS, IRR WHOIS, and Origin AS vs. Route view statistics update
  • Software Development updates: web account, web site redesign support, AS plain conversion, resource certification, DNSSEC, and LAME
  • Quality Assurance support on to software development projects
  • Requirements work was largely outlined in the Business Process review report
  • Upcoming projects include: continuing to add features to ARIN web accounts, RESCERT pilot program, DNSSEC, replacing legacy systems, and participating in LISP

For discussion details, please see the transcript.

ARIN Outreach Efforts

Presenter: Richard Jimmerson, Chief Information Officer

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Highlights included:

  • Purpose of ARIN in-person outreach and target audiences
  • Outline of the messages and key points of the outreach campaign
  • What types of venues and outreach methods for each
  • List of sample events
  • RFP is out for a PR firm to assist ARIN in spreading key messages

For discussion details, please see the transcript.

ARIN Financial Report

Speakers: Scott Bradner, ARIN Board of Trustees and Bob Stratton, ARIN Director of Financial Services

Presentation: PDF PPT PPTX

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Highlights included:

  • 2008 Audit has been accepted by Finance Committee
  • Finance Committee has reviewed fees, planned expenses, reserve status and planned for 2009 Audit
  • Reviewed 2008 Financial statements and IPv4 renewal revenue
  • Explained status of ARIN reserves
  • An overview of the 2009 operating budget

For discussion details, please see the transcript.

NRO NC Report

Speaker: Louis Lee

Presentation: PDF PPT PPTX
Transcript

Louis Lee presented an overview of the ICANN Address Supporting Organization Address Council (ASO AC) / Number Resource Organization Number Council (NRO NC), and provided a report on its activities.
Highlights included:

  • Explanation of ASO AC (NRO NC) duties
  • Activity update
  • Pending global policies
  • Upcoming ICANN meetings

ARIN Advisory Council Report

Speaker: John Sweeting, ARIN Advisory Council Chair

Presentation: PDF PPT PPTX

Transcript

John Sweeting presented an update on AC activities.

Highlights included:

  • Explained the role of the AC in the Policy Development Process
  • Reviewed 2008 meeting participation and proposal activity
  • Update on 2009 activities: 8 proposals – 5 accepted as draft policies, 2 abandoned, 1 pending; draft policies – 2 adopted, 5 current (3 carryover, 2 new), 1 in development; 1 Emergency draft policy
  • Overview of planned meeting participation and travel for AC members, including Outreach support and other RIR and community meetings
  • AC support for additional ARIN programs: Meeting Fellows, Outreach, Topic Tables at Public Policy Meetings

For discussion details, please see the transcript.

ARIN Board of Trustees Report

Speaker: Paul Vixie, ARIN Chairman of the Board
Presentation: PDF PPT PPTX

Transcript

Paul Vixie presented an update on Board of Trustees activities.

Highlights included:

  • Policy actions: 5 ratified – 2007-14, 2007-23, 2008-4, 2008-5, 2008-6
  • Established a strategic planning process
  • Reviewed and approved new RSA and LRSA
  • Adopted new Policy Development Process
  • Confirmed 2008 election results and seated new officers
  • CEO letter outreach campaign on IPv4 depletion and IPv6 adoption
  • Approved initiative for ARIN business process re-engineering and automation

Open Microphone

Moderator: Paul Vixie, ARIN Chairman of the Board

Transcript

Highlights included:

  • Whether the LRSA ORG maintenance fee will continue to be billed separately or if those fees could be consolidated with other ORG maintenance fees
  • How the Advisory Council plans to maintain the involvement of proposal originators under the new Policy Development Process, and if questions about this might be included in the candidate questionnaire for the 2009 elections
  • A request that ARIN produce a PowerPoint slide deck for IPv4 depletion/IPv6 adoption education
  • A request for feedback on the frequency of ARIN meetings and location choices for future meetings
  • A request for community input on the fee structure and whether changes are required or desired 

Closing Announcements and Meeting Adjournment

Speaker: John Curran, Acting ARIN President and CEO

Transcript

John Curran made closing announcements and again thanked Time Warner Cable Business Class for sponsoring network connectivity for ARIN XXIII and Rackspace for providing the laptops in the Information Center.  He thanked all of the meeting attendees, the members of ARIN and members of the community for participating. John concluded by inviting all attendees to ARIN XXIV in Dearborn, Michigan, 21-23 October 2009.