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OECD - Global principles for an open Internet

Time: 
Fri, 2011-09-30 09:00 - 10:30
Session Organiser: 
OECD

Council of Europe, Internet governance strategy 2012-2015

Time: 
Wed, 2011-09-28 11:00 - 12:30
Session Organiser: 
Council of Europe

European Commission, The Internet Compact: the essentials for the Internet of the future

Time: 
Thu, 2011-09-29 16:30 - 18:00
Session Organiser: 
European Commission

Role of Policy Maker: Regulators in Better Governance of Internet

Time: 
Fri, 2011-09-30 14:30 - 16:00

Concise Description:
The choice of promoting access, openness and innovation to drive Internet and its Governance remains very much at the affirmation of national government (policy maker / regulator). The Internet as a global communication system is increasingly driving social and economical activities, the government’s role in Internet governance and regulations is a subject with heated debate. Self—governance is a better way forward or we require more intervention from government to flourish Internet.

Session Organiser: 
Internet Society Pakistan Chapter

Media in Mutation: What is the Future of the News and Media Industry in a World of Social Networking?

Time: 
Tue, 2011-09-27 09:00 - 10:30

Concise Description:
Sites such as Facebook and YouTube have led to a huge increase in the amount of user generated content. Social networking and new technologies mean mobile data consumption has exploded. With 700 million Facebook users and 1 billion mobile internet subscribers people can now access Internet content anytime, anywhere.

How many people now rely on blogs and Twitter for their news rather than on newspapers, the TV and radio? How much do the “traditional” media now draw on social network reporting to complete their coverage of event?

Session Organiser: 
Nominet

Emerging Issues in the ccTLD Ecosystem: The Next Decade Challenges

Time: 
Tue, 2011-09-27 11:00 - 12:30

Concise Description:

Session Organiser: 
CENTR

Putting Your Trust in the Clouds: Why Trust Matters to the Open Internet

Time: 
Wed, 2011-09-28 09:00 - 10:30

Concise Description:
Cloud Computing is the natural evolution of the continued growth and advancement of the Internet. As such, the issues currently being discussed within the cloud space are not new, and rather, they are a continuation of issues related to the Internet at large.

Session Organiser: 
Google

Are Schools Protecting Their Staff?

Time: 
Wed, 2011-09-28 14:30 - 16:00

Concise Description:
Professionals, such as teachers, are often at the frontline and are increasingly the target of online harassment and victimisation often with catastrophic consequences on their professional integrity and livelihood. New research conducted in the UK by University of Plymouth and SWGfL concluded that 35% have witnessed abuse of professionals online with 72% coming from children and even 12% from their colleagues.

Session Organiser: 
SWGfL

Mobile Internet, its Regulation and its Connection with Internet Governance

Time: 
Wed, 2011-09-28 16:30 - 18:00

Concise Description:
Cyberattacks have been increasing both in number and ferocity.
Top-level domains are particularly at risk because of the breadth of
the consequences when failures or service degradations occur. When
a country code top-level domain is attacked, both its economy and
its citizens are at risk.

Session Organiser: 
Nokia

Mobile Internet: Enhancing the New Age of the Internet

Time: 
Wed, 2011-09-28 16:30 - 18:00

Concise Description:
The Internet of the past has been brought to people primarily through the traditional wired networks. This has been changing tremendously over the past few years and for the vast majority of the next billion new users, the Internet will be from the start mobile. The proliferation and increasing use of smart mobile devices is fundamentally shaping the future of the Internet. The mobile Internet provides creates a totally new more personal and accessible user experience.

Session Organiser: 
Association for Progressive Communications