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UK Internet Governance Forum 2020

Date: 15, 16, 17 September 2020.

As announced on the UK IGF Web Site:

The UK Internet Governance Forum (UK IGF) is the national IGF for the United Kingdom. IGFs are an initiative led by the United Nations for the discussion of public policy issues relating to the internet. A key distinguishing feature of IGFs is that they are based on the multi-stakeholder model – all sectors of society meet as equals to exchange ideas and discuss best practices.

The purpose of IGFs is to facilitate a common understanding of how to maximise the opportunities of the internet whilst mitigating the risks and challenges that the internet presents.… Read more ...

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Invitation for ISOC Ambassadors to the Internet Governance Forum

The Internet Society is inviting applications for its latest Internet
Society Ambassadors to the Internet Governance Forum (IGF). IGF
Ambassadors will gain valuable insight and experience through their
exposure to a range of stakeholders and discussions from numerous
disciplines across the Internet ecosystem and benefit from their
immersion into the IGF week of activities.

The Internet Governance Forum (IGF) serves to bring people together from
various stakeholder groups as equals, in discussions on public policy
issues relating to the Internet. While there is no negotiated outcome,
the IGF informs and inspires those with policy-making power in both the
public and private sectors.… Read more ...

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The Internet’s next ten year’s: needs, opportunities and governance

The Internet’s next ten years: needs, opportunities and governance
Joint Internet Society England and International Institute of Communications

UK Chapter Event

The Internet’s next ten year’s: needs, opportunities and governance

Hosted by Cisco, Park House, 7th Floor, 16-18 Finsbury Square, London, EC2M 7EB

Tuesday 30 October 2012, 17:00
Registration closes on Friday 26 October 2012

More than 2 billion people are now connected to the Internet, and the progression of mobile connections should accelerate the trend. Yet, there are questions. Investment in ‘next generation’ Internet access infrastructure is not guaranteed, either in advanced or in developing economies.… Read more ...

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UK IGF 2012 meeting

Internet Society member number two Vint Cerf is headlining this year’s UK Internet Governance Forum .

The local Internet Society is partnering Nominet’s annual UK Internet Policy Forum which will be held on Thursday 22 March 2012 at the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge, London . This provides an opportunity for the first meeting of the UK-IGF to prepare for the 2012 Internet Governance Forum.

This year’s Forum, chaired by Sarah Montague of the Today programme, will feature a range of speakers, panel debates and workshops on the theme of ‘Shaping the Development of the Internet’, generating thought-provoking debate to contribute to policy developments within .uk… Read more ...