Internet Architecture Board


WCIT: What Happened, What’s Next?

In December 2012 the ITU-T held the World Conference on Telecommunication (WCIT) in Dubai.  WCIT-12 focused on the update of the International Telecommunication Regulations (ITRs), which were previously updated in 1988.  At IETF 86 Sally Shipman Wentworth presented a session on WCIT. The agenda is available here, and a recording of the session is available here.

Call for nominations: IETF Liaison to ICANN Board of Directors

This is a call for nominations for a liaison to represent the IETF on the ICANN Board of Directors.  Please send nominations for the liaison position (which normally serves a two year term) to by March 18, 2013. The current liaison, Thomas Narten, is retiring from the position after 8 years of distinguished service.

Call for Comment: ‘RFC Series Format Development’

The IAB has issued an IETF-wide Call for Comment on ‘RFC Series Format Development’.  The document is being considered for publication as an Informational RFC within the IAB stream. The Call for Comment lasts until March 1, 2013. Please send comments to, or submit them via TRAC.