[AfrICANN-discuss] IGF 2017 Call for Workshop Proposals

Ilishebo Michael ilishebo at gmail.com
Fri Mar 17 17:35:23 UTC 2017

*All stakeholders* are invited to submit proposals to hold workshops at the
forthcoming IGF, which will be held in *Geneva, Switzerland, on 18-21
December 2017.*

The proposed overarching theme for this year's IGF is* 'Shape Your Digital
Future!'*, emphasizing both the IGF's participatory mechanisms and a
forward-looking approach to the Internet governance discussion. The
sub-themes for the meeting will be determined in part by the workshop
proposals received, with proposers *writing in their own tags.*Tags on new
and emerging issues, such as 'Artificial Intelligence', 'Work in the
Digital Age', 'Law Enforcement & Encryption', etc., are particularly
welcome. *Pre-existing tags* to choose from include but are not limited to,
Internet of Things; Internet Economy; Policies Enabling Access;
Cybersecurity; Human Rights Online; Gender Issues; and Digital Literacy;
among many others.

All relevant information including *the workshop proposal template* [this
is for proposers' reference until the submission e-form is available],
*guidelines* and *tips* for submitting proposals, can be found below. *The
deadline for submission is Wednesday, 3 May 2017 23:59 UTC-11.*

**First-time workshop proposers are encouraged to read through this brief
for FAQs, tips and links to all IGF workshop resources. *

**All workshop proposers and future workshop speakers should consider
joining the 'IGF 2017 Speaker-Session Collaboration Space'
a forum for exchanging ideas and seeking out new collaborators.*
For more informatio, visit :

*Michael L. Ilishebo,*

*Kitwe, Zambia*

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