[TF-AIDN] TF-AIDN Digest, Vol 9, Issue 9

Ahmed Bakhat Masood ahmedbakhat at pta.gov.pk
Fri Jun 6 21:01:53 CEST 2014

Dear Dr. Sarmad,

Its really shocking news, Our best wishes for your new role however I 
would request you to continue as Chair of the TF-AIDN till finalization, 
we will try to evenly share your burden to give you time for your new 
role. Hope other members have same views.

Thanks Alireza and Hazem for sharing nice information.

Best Regards,

Ahmed Bakht Masood
Deputy Director (ICT/Network),
Pakistan Telecom Authority, 
Headquarters F-5/1, Islamabad, Pakistan
Phone (O): 0092-51-9225361

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   1. Re: TF-AIDN F2F Meeting in Istanbul (Alireza Saleh)
   2. My role in TF-AIDN (Sarmad Hussain)
   3. TF-AIDN Istanbul Meeting Room (Fahd Batayneh)

----- Message from Alireza Saleh <saleh at nic.ir> on Fri, 6 Jun 2014 
18:20:04 +0430 -----
Hazem Hezzah <hazem.hezzah at las.int>
"TF-AIDN \(tf-aidn at meswg.org\)" <tf-aidn at meswg.org>
Re: [TF-AIDN] TF-AIDN F2F Meeting in Istanbul

Ive asked the hotel and below is the response.


The metro starts at 06:00 am on Sundays. If you are arriving in Ataturk 
Airport please take the metro until Aksaray and from there you will need 
to go to the other metro lane to come to Osmanbey station.

Please find the link for the metro guide below.


Hope this would help.

Sent from my iPhone

On Jun 6, 2014, at 1:41 PM, Hazem Hezzah <hazem.hezzah at las.int> wrote:

Thank you Fahd for your reply,

So it looks it's the first time in Istanbul for many of those attending,
I found this link hich looks usefull:

Best options IMHO, that you either take a Taxi from the airport which cost 
about 20 Euro, or take the HAVATAS Airport Shuttle Bus to Taksim (10TL) 
and then a Taxi from there to the Hotel. Its only 1.2Km away from where 
the Bus stops.

Hazem Hezzah
From: Fahd Batayneh [fahd.batayneh at icann.org]
Sent: 06 June 2014 09:43
To: Hazem Hezzah
Cc: TF-AIDN (tf-aidn at meswg.org)
Subject: RE: [TF-AIDN] TF-AIDN F2F Meeting in Istanbul

Thank you Hazem for your email.

In reply to your questions:

·         Yes, the meeting venue and the accommodation venue are the same 
place; i.e. Ramada Plaza Istanbul (AKA Ramada Plaza Osmabey)

·         This is the first time for me in Istanbul, too. Thus, I’d 
suggest you check the airport website at 
http://www.ataturkairport.com/en-EN/Pages/Main.aspx for such information. 
I am unable to do this as I am traveling back home today, and will not 
have time to investigate this. Any volunteers to check this out?

Hope that helps.


-----Original Message-----
From: Hazem Hezzah [mailto:hazem.hezzah at las.int]
Sent: Friday, June 06, 2014 1:21 AM
To: Fahd Batayneh
Cc: TF-AIDN (tf-aidn at meswg.org)
Subject: Re: [TF-AIDN] TF-AIDN F2F Meeting in Istanbul

Dear Fahd,

Just to be well directed , I couldn't find any info about where our 
meeting will take place.  Is it in the same hotel we're staying at or at 
the ICANN office?

Another issue,  that would be much appreciated if you could tell us the 
best way to reach the Hotel from the airport,  since that is my first 
visit to Istanbul.


Hazem Hezzah

- Sent from my Android mobile -

On Jun 6, 2014 12:51 AM, Fahd Batayneh <fahd.batayneh at icann.org<
mailto:fahd.batayneh at icann.org>> wrote:

Friends and Colleagues,

As we are preparing to attend the 2nd TF-AIDN F2F meeting in Istanbul next 
week during June 8-12, here is some information that might be useful:

·         Our wiki space can be found here<

·         The agenda for the 5 days can be found here<
>. We will start at 08.30 Istanbul time (UTC+3.00), and expect to end at 
18.00 Istanbul time.

·         We have an Adobe Connect room at 
https://icann.adobeconnect.com/meswg/. Those presenting remotely are 
kindly requested to send me their slide-decks beforehand to be uploaded to 
Adobe Connect.

·         For those willing to join remotely, here are the remote 
participation details:

Access number: 1.800.5506865 (USA Toll Free Number via Skype)

Conference ID: 9511

Please note that these dial-out details MIGHT get changed as I am seeking 
a top-quality teleconference bridge that would not fail all those who join 
remotely. I will update you for any changes.

As I am traveling back home on Friday, my access to email might be 
limited. For any urgent matters, please do not hesitate to call me at 
962.79.5111942. If my phone is closed, I most probably would be air-borne.

I look forward to seeing those of you planning on being in Istanbul, and 
looking forward for a productive meeting.

Thank you, and safe travels to those travelling.

Fahd Batayneh

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----- Message from "Sarmad Hussain" <sarmad.hussain at kics.edu.pk> on Fri, 6 
Jun 2014 20:10:20 +0500 -----
"'TF-AIDN'" <tf-aidn at meswg.org>
[TF-AIDN] My role in TF-AIDN

Dear All,
I am planning to join ICANN’s IDN team from next month.  Therefore, it 
will not be possible for me to continue in my role as a community member 
and chair for TF-AIDN (and the Arabic GP).  This will mean a new chair for 
this effort needs to come in.  Baher and Fahd would facilitate the 
process.    I will of course assist in the smooth transition to the new 
chair for TF-AIDN and can keep serving in an assistive/coordinative role 
till that time. 
It has been such a pleasure working with all of you as part of TF-AIDN and 
I look forward to working with all of you in my new role as well. 

----- Message from Fahd Batayneh <fahd.batayneh at icann.org> on Fri, 6 Jun 
2014 10:55:57 -0700 -----
"TF-AIDN (tf-aidn at meswg.org)" <tf-aidn at meswg.org>
[TF-AIDN] TF-AIDN Istanbul Meeting Room

Friends and Colleagues,
Our meeting room details in Istanbul for the TF-AIDN meeting is ClubAB in 
the B1 floor.
Also, please note that the hotel has extended a 15% discount if attendees 
have dinner at the hotel.
Thank you,
Fahd Batayneh
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