Friday, July 16, 2010

[Event] Internet Governance Forum


When: Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Where: Georgetown Law Center

600 New Jersey Ave., N.W., Washington, DC

The IGF-USA is a multi-stakeholder national event to bring together
business, civil society, government, technologists/researchers, and
academia in discussions about topics that are being deliberated at a
global level regarding governance of the Internet, including
management of critical Internet resources, privacy, cyber-security,
access, openness/freedom of expression, child online safety, capacity
building and development. The IGF USA will also provide a report into
the global IGF, being held in Vilnius, Lithuania, in September.

8:15 Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:00 –9:45 Welcome and Introduction of Programme

Plenary Speakers:

Markus Kummer, Executive Coordinator, Internet Governance Forum

Ambassador Phillip Verveer, US State Department

10:15 –11:45 Workshops and Scenario Stories:

1) Cyber Security 2)
Internet Islands

3) Global governance of the Internet 4) Users Reign

11:45- 1:00 Networking Lunch is provided.

1:15—3:00 Concurrent Workshops:

5) Cloud Computing
6) Critical Internet Resources

7) e-Crime and Malicious Conduct in the DNS 8) Best Practice Forum:
Child Safety in an always switched on world

3:00-3:15 Break

3:15 –5:15 Afternoon Plenary Session

3:15 Speaker: Andrew McLaughlin, Deputy Chief Technology
Officer, Internet Policy, White House

3:45 Outcomes of Scenario Stories – Implications for the
Internet Governance Debate and for the IGF

Presentations of Scenarios and Observations for Internet Governance:

"Internet Islands"; "Global Governance for the Internet"; "Users Reign"

Panel of Respondents and Audience Participation

5 -5:20 Closing Session

Markus Kummer, Executive Secretariat, IGF

Remarks: Larry Strickling, Assistant Secretary for Communications and
Information and Administrator, National Telecommunications and
Information Administration (NTIA, U.S. Department of Commerce)

Invitation - IGF 2010 in Vilnius, Lithuania

Invitation - Brian Cute, ISOC DC Chapter

5:30-7:00 Reception for participants and invited guests

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