Q4 Community Forum

Date / Time

Thursday, 8. October 2015
15:00 - 16:30

As we are moving ahead into the year with major conferences that will shape the future of Internet governance, ISOC wants to prepare for the ten-year Review of the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS+10, in New York, USA, on 15 to 16 December 2015), and discuss preparations for the Internet Governance Forum (IGF 2015, in João Pessoa, Brazil, on 10 to 13 November).

What are the likely and best outcomes for these two important conferences? What are the key areas of contention and agreement and what are the implications for the next 10 years? What can you do to advance and extend this important work?  

Last March you, our community, indicated through the IG survey that the priorities are to make Internet governance easier to understand, and to develop and share best practices amongst countries and communities. With this in mind, The Internet Society is conducting a series of dialogues with its members, and publishing Policy briefs on issues at the heart of IG debates. Also, the announcement of the ISOC-GIP partnership, Digital Watch, amplifies the voice and reach of both organizations in a combined resource for Internet Governance practitioners.

Join us on 8 October! The proposed agenda is structured with a view to maximizing interactions between all Members and staff.

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Webinar format (90 min):

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– High-level overview for each topic by ISOC staff (5-10 minutes maximum): IGF, WSIS and ISOC’s engagement

– Contributions from Members on IGF and WSIS+10, interactive dialogue for each topic (about 30 min per topic)

Participants :

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        Kathy Brown

        Sally Wentworth

        Constance Bommelaer 

        All ISOC members and chapters

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