[Internal-cg] Fwd: Time frame inquiry

Paul Wilson pwilson at apnic.net
Tue Jun 9 23:53:06 UTC 2015

Dear all,

Hereby sharing correspondence from the CRISP team on the transition 


Paul Wilson, Director-General, APNIC                        dg at apnic.net
http://www.apnic.net                                            @apnicdg

Forwarded message:

> From: Izumi Okutani <izumi at nic.ad.jp>
> To: Alissa Cooper <alissa at cooperw.in>
> Cc: Patrik Fältström <paf at frobbit.se>, Mohamed El Bashir 
> <mbashir at mbash.net>, Paul Wilson <pwilson at apnic.net>, Alan Barrett 
> <alan.barrett at afrinic.net>, Nurani Nimpuno <nurani at netnod.se>
> Subject: Re: Time frame inquiry
> Date: Wed, 10 Jun 2015 08:49:56 +0900
> Dear Alissa and the ICG members,
> Thank you for the invitation to the CRISP Team, for an opportunity to 
> provide input about how much time the numbers community believes will 
> need, to complete proposal development and implement the aspects of 
> the transition proposal that the communities have identified as 
> needing to be completed, prior to the expiry of the NTIA contract.
> The CRISP Team will work together with the RIRs to provide inputs to 
> the ICG by the end of June, and currently at the stage of listing the 
> factors which affects the implementation timeline.
> In the meantime, please do not hesitate to contact us either through 
> our ICG liaisons or <ianaxfer at nro.net> mailing lists, if you have any 
> inquiries about the status of preparing this input to the ICG.
> Best Regards,
> Izumi Okutani, Nurani Nimpuno
> Chair, Vice Chair, the CRISP Team
> On 2015/05/28 1:19, Alissa Cooper wrote:
>> Dear CRISP team,
>> The ICG chairs recently received a letter from Larry Strickling 
>> <http://www.ianacg.org/icg-files/correspondence/Letter-to-ICG-May-6.pdf> 
>> that included the following text:
>> "Accordingly, to assist us in our planning for the fall, I ask that 
>> the community provide us with an update on the status of the 
>> transition planning and the associated timeframes, including the 
>> community�s views as to how long it will take to finalize the 
>> transition plan and implement it after it is approved. We request 
>> that you and the three primary customer working groups provide us 
>> with your views before the end of June, which will give you the 
>> opportunity to discuss these issues with the multistakeholder 
>> community at the June ICANN meeting in Argentina. In providing this 
>> feedback, please keep in mind that the United States Government will 
>> need sufficient time to evaluate the proposal and that all work items 
>> identified either by the ICG and the CCWG-Accountability as 
>> prerequisites for the transition will need to be implemented prior to 
>> the ending of the contract.�
>> The ICG is therefore gathering input about how much time the 
>> operational communities believe they will need to complete proposal 
>> development and implement the aspects of the transition proposal that 
>> the communities have identified as needing to be completed prior to 
>> the expiry of the NTIA contract (e.g., creation of new contracts, 
>> agreements, or entities). From start to finish, approximately how 
>> many weeks or months do you think your community will need to 
>> complete the implementation of these aspects? We asked about this in 
>> our RFP but would appreciate an up-to-date estimate. We understand 
>> that this may be difficult to predict; we would appreciate your best 
>> estimate and an explanation of factors contributing to that estimate.
>> If you could provide us an initial response via your ICG 
>> representatives (Paul Wilson and Alan Barrett) by June 9 at 23:59 
>> UTC, that would be much appreciated. If you have further thoughts to 
>> communicate to us later in June, that would be welcome.
>> Thanks,
>> Alissa, Patrik, and Mohamed

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