• UK Internet Governance Forum 2018 session recordings now available

    by  • November 27, 2018 • Events, News, Policy

    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)

    View on LiveStream: https://livestream.com/internetsociety/ukigf18/videos/184032421

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

    View on LiveStream: https://livestream.com/internetsociety/ukigf18/videos/184032457

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

    Play on LiveStream: https://livestream.com/internetsociety/ukigf18/videos/184032497

    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

    Play on LiveStream: https://livestream.com/internetsociety/ukigf18/videos/184032540

    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

    Play on LiveStream: https://livestream.com/internetsociety/ukigf18/videos/184032583


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

    Play on LiveStream: https://livestream.com/internetsociety/ukigf18/videos/184032622

    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

    Play on LiveStream: https://livestream.com/internetsociety/ukigf18/videos/184032698

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

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

    Play on LiveStream: https://livestream.com/internetsociety/ukigf18/videos/184032757

    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

    Play on LiveStream: https://livestream.com/internetsociety/ukigf18/videos/184032823

    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

    Play on LiveStream: https://livestream.com/internetsociety/ukigf18/videos/184032914

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

    Play on LiveStream: https://livestream.com/internetsociety/ukigf18/videos/183900657