Internet Governance Forum 2012 Agenda
The agenda is still evolving, but here’s a look at the tentative schedule for IGF-USA 2012, Thursday July 26 at Georgetown Law Center in Washington, D.C. Admission is free. Meal and snacks are provided.
-Registration starts at 8:15 a.m. Sessions begin at 8:45 a.m.
Morning events – 8:45-12:30
-The opening plenary and introductions
-Opening keynote: Ambassador Phil Verveer, U.S. State Department
-Plenary Roundtable: Emerging Internet Issues – Governments or Governance? Expert discussion.
-Workshop: Changing Landscape of the DNS – New gTLDs
-Workshop: Cloud Computing, the Next Challenge: How to Handle Big Data in the Cloud
-Workshop: Can An Open Internet Survive? Challenges and Issues
-Best Practices Forum: ICTs for Disaster Response – How the Internet is Transforming Emergency Management, Planning
-Scenario Planning Exercise: The Future of Copyright, from Anarchy to Totalitarianism
Afternoon events – 1:30-5:30
-Workshop: Critical Internet Resources – Evolution of the Internet’s Technical Foundations
-Case Studies: Turning Principles into Practice – IG; Privacy; Cybersecurity; Broadband: a Dialogue About Lessons Learned
-Youth Forum: Views and Perspectives from Youth as Users
-Workshop: Cybersecurity – Exploring Today’s Challenges
-Reports from Workshops: Summaries of the Day’s Sessions Led By Moderators
-Plenary Discussion: Defining the Future for Internet Governance
-U.S. NTIA Statement: Larry Strickling, NTIA Administrator, U.S. Dept. of Commerce
-The Final Plenary: Closing Remarks, Invitation to Global IGF