[AfrICANN-discuss] Re: [africs-ig] THE FUTURE OF INTERNET
GOVERNANCE AFTER DUBAI: ARE WE HEADING TO A FEDERATED INTERNET?
dogwallah at gmail.com
Thu May 23 12:31:57 SAST 2013
There is an event today that may also be of interest.
On Thu, May 23, 2013 at 6:25 AM, Dandjinou Pierre <pdandjinou at gmail.com> wrote:
> We might need to have this kind of debates in our African fora as well?
> Columbia Institute for Tele-Information (CITI)
> THE FUTURE OF INTERNET GOVERNANCE AFTER DUBAI: ARE WE HEADING TO A FEDERATED
> 20 June 2013
> Columbia University, New York
> To register please visit:
> The purpose of this conference is to assemble representatives of different
> stakeholders in order to launch a discussion of potential scenarios of the
> future of internet governance:
> · Do we need to move to a different approach of Internet governance?
> · What are the geopolitical issues of Internet governance?
> · How can the multi-stakeholder approach be improved?
> · What is the future of role of the ITU?
> · Should ICANN be reformed?
> · Should governments assume a more pro-active role?
> Among the speakers participating:
> · Eli Noam, Professor – Columbia Business School (confirmed)
> · Anne Carblanc, Principal Administrator in the Information Computer
> and Communications Policy Division - OECD (confirmed)
> · Dr. Hamadoun Tourè, Secretary General - ITU (confirmed)
> · Aparna Sridhar, Policy Counsel – Google (confirmed)
> · Christopher Yoo, Professor - University of Pennsylvania (confirmed)
> · Esther Dyson, Chairman - EDventures Holding (confirmed)
> · William Hearmon, Head – Africa Broadband Forum (confirmed)
> · Musab Abdulla, Telecommunications Regulatory Authority-Bahrain
> · Richard Hill, President - Association for Proper Internet Governance
> (confirmed by webex)
> · Robert Pepper, VP Public Policy - Cisco (invited)
> · Larry Strickling, Assistant Secretary - NTIA (invited)
> · Lorenzo Pupillo, Executive Director Public and Regulatory, Telecom
> Italia (confirmed)
> · Jamie Hedlund, VP- Stakeholder Engagement - ICANN (invited)
> · Bertrand de la Chapelle, International Diplomatic Academy, Paris
> (confirmed via webex)
> · Wolfgang Kleinwachter, University of Aarhus (confirmed via webex)
> the registration is here: http://citifederatedinternet.eventbrite.com/
> Pierre Dandjinou
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