[IRP] outside the suez canal room @ 12.30

Rebecca MacKinnon rebecca.mackinnon
Sun Nov 15 12:43:12 EET 2009

Sorry can't make it. Have a longstanding lunch commitment from 1-2pm. How
long will you go?

On Sun, Nov 15, 2009 at 12:02 PM, Max Senges <maxsenges at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi everybody,
> Sorry I misread the schedule. The session on a "open standard rights
> framework" runs till 13.00. So I will be in front of the suez canal room at
> 12.30 and meet and start to discuss with those interested. We can go into
> the room at 13.00.
> Best
> Max
> 2009/11/14 Max Senges <maxsenges at gmail.com>
>> Hi everybody
>> Just a reminder that we will meet tomorrow at 12.30 in Room 3: Suez Canal
>> to coordinate our plans for the IGF, have some deliberations about how we
>> should conduct the steering committee election.... and of course to have
>> lunch and catch up
>> Ok looking forward to meet you
>> Max
>> 2009/11/11 Max Senges <maxsenges at gmail.com>
>>> Hi everybody
>>> Sometime it can be enlightening to review your very own documents. I just
>>> had a look into our IRP charter and it clarified a number of things:
>>> a) steering committee members serve a one or two year term, so we'll have
>>> to see who from the current (transition - remember the merger) committee
>>> wants to stay on. Could the current members please indicate whether they
>>> would continue or not?
>>> b) the chair is elected/selected by the steering committee
>>> quite a good charter by the way :-)
>>> http://internetrightsandprinciples.org/node/9
>>> So far the following folks have been nominated:
>>> Lisa Horner  (accepted nomination)
>>> Robert Brodle
>>> Matthias Ketteman
>>> Marianne Franklin (accepted nomination)
>>> Olivier MJ Crepin-Leblond
>>> Anja Kovacs (in her new role at CIS)
>>> Max Senges (wants to see the coalition evolve and will not run for chair)
>>> Don't be shy nominate yourself or folks you believe will do a good job!
>>> I would like to add Mr. Lee Hibbart and Thomas Schneider to the nominees
>>> Best
>>> Max
>>> On Sun, Nov 8, 2009 at 6:39 PM, Max Senges <maxsenges at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> Hello fellow IRPlers
>>>> As I have raised several times now, our Charter states that we shall
>>>> elect a new chair and steering committee every IGF, and I would like to
>>>> start the deliberations about the how / when and who.
>>>> My suggestion would be that we use the time before and during the IGF to
>>>> identify good candidates and then hold the elections right after. Ideally we
>>>> would have had a elections just before and a hand-over during the IGF and I
>>>> apologize for not organizing affairs in that way. Anyway, I think the above
>>>> process can work really well.
>>>> First of all I want to thank everybody who participated in the steering
>>>> committee so far. It has been a pleasure working with you and I would
>>>> recommend all of you as members of the new steering group. So I suggest we
>>>> consider everybody who is currently on the steering committee as a nominee
>>>> for next year (I will check in with you individually whether you are still
>>>> available for the role).
>>>> To kick things off, I looked through our archives and would like to
>>>> nominate some colleagues who don't have a formal role now, but have
>>>> contributed substantially to the success of our coalition:
>>>> Lisa Horner
>>>> Robert Brodle
>>>> Matthias Ketteman
>>>> Marianne Franklin
>>>> Olivier MJ Crepin-Leblond
>>>> Anja Kovacs (in her new role at CIS)
>>>> This list is really just meant to get us started, please nominate people
>>>> you think would be good custodians and drivers of our coalition.
>>>> As for me, I will happily keep working in the coalition's steering
>>>> committee, should I receive sufficient support.
>>>> Looking forward to seeing this election unfold
>>>> Max
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