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UK Internet Governance Forum 2018 session recordings now available

Following on from an open call for agenda items, the 2018 UK-IGF was held on Thursday 22nd November.

This year’s UK-Internet Governance Forum meeting focused on Solutions for The Digital Age.

Over 110 participants attended this annual meeting, the 11th since the first UK Internet Governance Forum in 2008, then the world’s first National IGF. Participants found that this year’s edition was the best UK IGF so far.

The UK IGF has a steering committee and secretariat. The committee members can be found here and the secretariat function is provided by Nominet, the UK’s national domain name registry.

All tweets from the day can be found at: #UKIGF18

Agenda with video recording links

9:00 – 9:30 | Registration and Welcome

Nick Wenban-Smith, General Counsel, Nominet (Chair)

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9:30 – 9:40 | Opening remarks: Russell Haworth, CEO, Nominet

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9:40 – 10:10 | Keynote speech from the Minister of State for the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, Margot James MP

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10:10 – 10:25 | AI Explainer: The potential impact of AI on my generation, and how we can plan for the future – Kari Lawler, Founder, Youth4AI

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10:25 – 10:45 | Coffee Break

10:45 – 11:45 | Online Safety – Making the UK the safest place to be online

A goldfish bowl panel to discuss how the UK can be the safest place to be online with a focus on cyberbullying, hate speech and marginalisation.
Professor Sonia Livingstone, Professor of Social Psychology, London School of Economics; Douglas White, Head of Advocacy, Carnegie Trust; David Wright, Director, UK Safer Internet Centre; Vicki Shotbolt, Founder and CEO, ParentZone; Barbora Bukovska, Senior Director of Law and Policy, London Article 19; Jodie Ginsberg, Chief Executive, Index on Censorship; Michael Tunks, Policy and Public Affairs Manager, Internet Watch Foundation; Orla MacRae, Deputy Director, Online Harms, Security and Online Harms Directorate, DCMS

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11:45 – 12:00 | Algorithm Explainer: Ansgar Koene, Senior Research Fellow, Horizon Digital Economy Research Institute, University of Nottingham

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12:00 – 13:00 | Lunch

13:00 – 13:45 | Mapping the progress of GDPR and the Data Protection Act 2018

Nick Wenban-Smith, General Counsel, Nominet (Chair); Neil Thacker, Chief Information Security Officer of EMEA, Netskope; Rosalind Goodfellow, Domestic Data Protection Team, DCMS

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13:45 – 14:20 | Countering data exploitation – In Conversation with Ailidh Callander

Ailidh Callander, Legal Officer, Privacy International; Alex Krasodomski-Jones – Demos

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14:20 – 14:40 | Afternoon break

14:40 – 15:10 | Lessons learnt from Paris and Dubai

Reflecting on the insight and debate from the global IGF in UNESCO, Paris, on 12th-14th November and the ITU Plenipotentiary Conference 2018 in Dubai.

Richard Wingfield, Legal Officer, Global Partners Digital; Mark Carvell, Head of International Online Policy, DCMS; Desiree Miloshevic, Internet Society UK Chapter Lead Team and Internet Society Board Trustee

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15:10 – 16:30 | Cybersecurity and the Internet of Things – ‘Security by Design’

Introduction by Edward Venmore-Rowland, DCMS.
Chair: Olaf Kolkman, Chief Internet Technology Officer, The Internet Society (Chair). Panellists: Talal Rajab, Head of Programme – Cyber and National Security, Tech UK; Stephen Pattison, Vice President of Public Affairs, ARM; Eva Blum-Dumontet, Privacy Research Officer, Privacy International; Matthew Shears, Director of Cyber, Global Partners Digital and Board Member, ICANN; Joyce Hakmeh, Cyber Research Fellow, Chatham House

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16:30 – 17:00 | Sum up by Olivier Crépin-Leblond, Chair of the Internet Society UK Chapter and David Souter, Oxford Internet Institute

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