[AfrICANN-discuss] Internet Society Activities at the Africa Internet Summit(AIS) 2018 (#AISDakar)

Victor Ndonnang ndonnang at isoc.org
Tue May 8 06:53:10 UTC 2018

Dear Chapter Leaders and Members,


As you know, the Africa Internet Summit (AIS) 2018 will take place from 29 April to 11 May 2018 in Dakar, Senegal. This multi-stakeholder annual event is organized by the African Network Information Centre (AFRINIC) and the African Network Operators Group (AFNOG).


Launched in The Gambia in 2012, the AIS brings together global and regional Internet industry stakeholders including Af* (AfriNIC, AfNOG, AfTLD, AfChix, AfricaCert ...)  and I* (ISOC, ICANN, ...) for a series of seminars, workshops, tutorials, and panels discussions for sharing ICT and Internet knowledge within the African region.


As for all AIS since 2012, the Internet Society (ISOC) will be holding several activities at AIS 2018 as part of its continued support for developing and securing the Internet in Africa and the efforts to mobilize its Community (members, chapters and partners) for the success of its 2018 campaigns.


The ISOC at AIS activities include the following:

Tuesday 8 May 2018 09:00 – 12:30 

à ISOC Women in Tech Session


Tuesday 8 May 2018 14:00 – 16:00

à Launch of the Privacy and Personal Data Protection Guidelines for Africa (developed by the Internet Society in collaboration with the African Union Commission.)


Tuesday 8 May 2018 16:00 – 17:30 

à ISOC Senegal Chapter COWSHED Project Showcase


Tuesday 8 May 2018 18:00 – 21:00

à ISOC at AIS Members Networking Cocktail 

All ISOC's members and Chapters' leaders participating in #AISDakar are invited. Please register at the below link to R.S.V.P. :www.surveymonkey.com/r/ISOC_AISDakar_Members-Cocktail


Wednesday 9 May 2018 09:00 – 17:30 

à Hackathon at AIS by ISOC & AfriNIC


Thursday 10 May 2018 09:00 – 17:30

à Hackathon at AIS by ISOC & AfriNIC


The full detailed agenda of the AIS 2018 (#AISDakar) is available here: www.internetsummit.africa/agenda/programme


For more updates about ISOC at AIS 2018 activities, please visit the below webpage: www.internetsociety.org/events/africa-internet-summit/...


If you have any questions in relation to any of the above, please contact me at ndonnang at isoc.org


We look forward to meeting and engaging you at the #AISDakar!


Best regards,



Victor Ndonnang

Chapter Development Manager, Africa

Internet Society

The Internet is for Everyone


The future of the Internet is ours to shape for the next generation. Check the Internet Society 2018 Action Plan at: https://www.internetsociety.org/action-plan/2018/  - #ShapeTomorrow

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