Message from Our Chair 

Great job to everyone in completing the ARIN Registration( Late registration would have cost $150 each)

The hotel where everyone will be staying is the Monteleone Hotel. Its Information follows is as follows:

Hotel Monteleone
214 Royal Street
New Orleans, Louisiana 70130

The hotel is about 45 minutes from the Airport depending on traffic.

Everyone should have received a note from  ICANN Constituency Travel staff for bookings of hotel and airfare.  Please let me know, Judith or ICANN At-Large Staff if you have not received this notification.

You can found  the event agenda  HERE

Please review the volunteer list HERE

By the way, we are still looking for more volunteers so add your name to the list. 

We are looking for writers to create a Novice travellers guide to New Orleans for the membership.

And most important...Do not miss the "Get to Know  ARIN Webinar" 
ARIN Basics: An Introduction to the NARALO membership
Date: Monday, 06 Febraury 2017
Time: 18:00 UTC 

How can I participate in this meeting?  1(800)550-6865, Teleconference EN ID: 1638Adobe Connect Link:
(If you have never attended a Connect Pro meeting before:  Test your connection and  get a quick overview)

Guest Speaker:  Chris  Tacit, ARIN Advisory Committee member

Glenn McKnight

Click HERE to see a sneak preview of the 
AT-Large Rough Guide to Copenhagen

Update from our San Francisco ALs
This January the SFBay Area ISOC Chapter focused on electing new members to the Board.   

The current board includes:
  • President/Chair & NARALO Representative: Leah Symekher, 
  • Vice Chair: Susannah Gray, 
  • Treasurer: Ken Krechmer, 
  • Manager of Membership Communications & Engagement: Janet Vong,  
  • NARALO Representative: Eve Edelson,
  •  Global Representative: Jean-Jacques Subrenat, 
  • Operations: Jim Ausman.  



Please visit our website ( in February for an introduction of the new board members.  We thank the 2016 Board team for their positive contribution to grow the Chapter and look forward to the 2017 team to continue with the same spirit.

 Leah Symekher SFBay Area ISOC Chapter President/Chair

Update from our Ontario ALs
We did two events this month. 

1. Toronto  Mesh  Event at University of Toronto 

2. UN Sustainable Development Goals  Training at University of Ontario 

Upcoming Events
Upcoming Events
Upcoming Events
Upcoming Events
Durham D.I.Y. Showcase

Foundation for  B uilding Sustainable Communities is holding it's fourth  annual   Durham DIY Showcase with this year's theme  Technoopgy Then and Now to correspond to the 150th anniversary of  Canadian's independence. This year we encourage all vendors to get into the spirt and showcase their technology "then and now'  

For example the computer club will have erly computers, printers, and more.  The local Ham radio people will showcase WW2 technology vs the current software defined radios and much more.  Its a free event to vendors and families in colloboration with IEEE student branch and the Toronto Section of IEEE.
NARALO  General Assembly  @ ARIN  meeting in New Orleans on April  2nd to the 5th, 2017

In advance to the  NARALO  GA  @ ARIN  meeting in New Orleans on April 2nd to the 5th, 2017.  we are sharing some background information about ARIN,  American Registry for  Internet Numbers

General Assembly Primer

In advance of the ARIN sessions  we are organizing two sessions

Feb 6 and March 20th  each at 2 to 3 pm 

Introduction to ARIN sessions for all NARALO attendees.  It will be a webinar lead by Chris Tacit of ARIN to introduce  NARALO members to ARIN in advance of the GA

Available E-Books in ICANN

Available playlist and pictures of various event 
covered by our chair 
Glenn McKnight 



Belize IXP Net NeutralityNigel Cassmire (CTU)Jackie Morris( Trinidad)Security and Privacy ABC of Internet Governance  12th Annual CIGF-Belize  ,  Pew Internet ResearchI GF USA 2016ICANN Fellows 2016I CANN DNS and Women 2016Global Forum Cyber Expertise -AdvisoryGFCE 2016M Enabling SummitWSIS 2016Dynamic Spectrum Forum 2016- Bogata, ColumbiaSouthern School of Internet Governance- Washington ICANN MoroccoALAC @ICANNICANN Dublin Internet Society Canada Symposium I GF USA 2015ICANN Fellowship ArgentinaICANN ArgentinaICANN SingaporeNARALO ICANN Los Angeles  ,  ALAC ATLAS 2-LondonARIN-ChicagoICANN SingaporeICANN BaICANN DurbanNPOC BeijingICANN BeijingICANN TorontoNCUC 2012ISOC PragueICANN MexicoGlobal Humanitarian Technology Conference 2016, ICANN Hyderabad

Quick updates and links to useful Information

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All of us will be attending the  ARIN 39 event in New Orleans

2017-2018  NARALO  election  page
In advance for the annual call for nominees we have posted teh ELECTIONS  2017 page, nominations start in April 

One  outstanding page is available 

ALS Discretionary Funding for  local Outreach 
A formal process has been created for  ALS funding. We have a maximum of $2,000 per RALO for local events.  If you have an event contact staff for the request form which is presented to the GSE for approval

Rules of Procedures  Update process
John More and a working committee is working on harmonizing the ROP with the other   RALO:s and streamline the language

Monthly Secretariat Report

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