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From: Kyle Shulman <shulman(a)isoc.org>
Sent: April 1, 2019 11:02:14 AM GMT-03:00
To: "nicoechaniz(a)altermundi.net" <nicoechaniz(a)altermundi.net>
Cc: "sol(a)zenzeleni.net" <sol(a)zenzeleni.net>et>, Subhashish Panigrahi
Subject: APAC Chapter Workshop CN SIG Participation
The APAC Region would like to invite a member of the CN SIG tased in APAC to attend the
2019 Chapter Workshop. Below is an E-mail sent out to the chapters by my colleague
Subhashish Panigrahi who is running the event.
From: Apac-chapters-workshop <apac-chapters-workshop-bounces(a)elists.isoc.org
<mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org>> on behalf of Subhashish
Panigrahi <Panigrahi(a)isoc.org <mailto:Panigrahi@isoc.org>>
Sent: Monday, April 1, 2019 9:45 AM
Subject: [Apac-chapters-workshop] [Announcement] 2019 ISOC Asia-Pacific Chapters’ Workshop
to take place on 13-15 June 2019 in Kuala Lumpur
Dear Chapter Leaders,
We are excited to inform you that the 2019 Asia-Pacific Chapters’ Workshop will take place
on 13-15 June 2019 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Like the previous years, this annual in-person meeting will have one Chapter-nominated
Fellow to attend the meeting on behalf of each eligible Chapter. The Chapters’ Workshop is
an opportunity is to ensure that our Chapters and SIGs play an important role in
implementing the 2019 Action Plan (https://www.internetsociety.org/action-plan/2019/
<https://www.internetsociety.org/action-plan/2019/>) and contribute towards shaping
the Strategy 2025 (a long term strategy with high level but specific goals to accomplish
by 2025) through Action Plan 2020. This meeting will empower our community (Chapters, SIGs
and Members) to advocate at the regional level.
Travel Fellowships will be awarded by the Internet Society through a competitive
application process based on the Chapter performance and the applicant profile. You are
receiving this mail as an eligible Chapter so that you can nominate a Member who might or
might not be a Chapter Officer to attend this meeting on behalf of your Chapter.
Once nominated by the current Chapter Leaders of your Chapter through a consensus process,
the applicant needs to apply through this online form: https://is.gd/lXeHGf
All applicants should be:
A member of the Internet Society
An active Leader or Member of an Internet Society Chapter (*) in Asia-Pacific
Able to present a strong motivation for attending the Asia-Pacific Chapters’ Workshop
Able to demonstrate ability to advocate for ISOC’s goals and positions
Able to present strong evidence of expertise or current work/project on ISOC’s 2019
Campaigns key issues (Internet Governance
<https://www.internetsociety.org/issues/internet-governance/>, Internet of Things
(IoT), <https://www.internetsociety.org/iot/> and MANRS
<https://www.internetsociety.org/issues/manrs/>) and other other activities that
contribute towards the 2019 Action Plan
Able to present evidence of involvement in advocacy work on Internet issues
(*): Applicant’s Chapter should have received the grade A or B on the December 2019
Performance Evaluation Report.
Important dates (subject to change):
Announcement for call for fellowship: Apr 1 (TODAY - please nominate a fellow ASAP and
share the application link above with them)
Closure of application for Chapter-nominated fellows to self-apply: Apr 10
Fellows to receive confirmation from ISOC staff: Apr 12
Preparatory online training sessions start from Apr 15
Travel and other logistical arrangement start from Apr 15
Chapters Workshop during Jun 13 - Jun 15 (agenda and other details coming soon)
HEADS UP: Please note that each Chapter Leadership will be required to share the progress
based on the plan that they committed during last year's Chapters Workshop.
Similarly, each Chapter will be supporting their nominated Fellow to build a plan in the
preparatory phase (Apr 15 - Jun 13) based on inputs from their respective Chapter
Leadership and members. They will showcase those plans at the Workshop, finalise with the
leadership post-Workshop and the Leadership will implement the same. More details on this
process to follow soon.
Please don’t hesitate to contact me if you have any questions or need clarification.