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  • IETF 116 Yokohama registration now open

    Registration is now open for IETF 116 Yokohama

    • Jay DaleyIETF Executive Director
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          24 Oct 2022

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        Reviewing and Assessing the IETF Administrative Support Activity

        • Jari ArkkoIETF Chair
        • Alissa Cooper

        14 Feb 2017

        The current IETF Administrative Support Activity (IASA) arrangements were created more than ten years ago when the IETF initially took charge of its own administration [1].

        Ranakpur Temple
        Photo credit: Acred99 in Wikimedia (CC BY-SA 3.0)

        The arrangements have served the IETF well, but there’s been considerable change in the necessary tasks and in the world around us since then [2]. What administrative arrangements will best support the IETF going forward?

        A series of virtual workshops have been arranged as part of an effort, dubbed the IASA 2.0 project, to gather community input as part of a review and possibly rework of IASA arrangements.

        The workshops will help understand what is working well and what challenges or missed opportunities exist in the current system. We also want to understand what the IETF will need in coming years. Possible topics include:

        • internal IASA and IAOC organizational issues;
        • roles and interfaces between the IETF, the IAOC, ISOC, the IESG, and contractors;
        • availability of staff, contractor, and volunteer resources compared to the administrative workload;
        • finance and sponsorship arrangements.

        The workshops will be virtual meetings where the participants can provide their experiences and suggestions. Proposed changes and solutions will be dealt with in a later phase [3]. Meeting notes and an Internet Draft summarizing the input will be produced afterwards.

        The agenda will be the same for both workshops, which are scheduled to accommodate participants in different timezones:

        IASA 2.0 Workshop 1
        Tuesday, 28 February 2017
        11:00 UTC (6:00AM ET / 12:00 noon CET)

        IASA 2.0 Workshop 2
        Tuesday, 28 February 2017
        16:00 UTC (11:00AM ET / 17:00 CET).

        These documents will be helpful to review in advance of the workshop:


        This post will be updated with agenda and connection details when they are available.

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