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Open Forums: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
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  • Organisation
    Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
  • Open Forum Title
    IEEE@IGF Advancing Technology for an Open Internet
  • Description
    This Open Forum will introduce the IEEE and its mission, which is to advance technology for the benefit of humanity. We will describe how the technical communities of the IEEE work to develop technology solutions to support an open Internet and sustainable development across technology domains and industry sectors. We will discuss how we work with partners on a global scale on issues related to open standards, Internet governance, cybersecurity and privacy. We will also use the forum to introduce the IEEE focus areas of education/capacity building, open standards development and research and conferences, as well as to describe the IEEE regional sections and chapters and how they work on a local level to address and advance technology and develop communities of interest and practice. We will introduce the IEEE Internet Initiative, an effort dedicated to working to connect technology developers with policy experts to help bridge the gap to ensure trustworthy technical solutions.
  • Speakers
    Dr. J. Roberto de Marca, Past President of IEEE

    Dr. Greg Shannon, Chief Scientist for the CERT® Division at Carnegie Mellon University's Software Engineering Institute; Chair of the IEEE Cybersecurity Initiative

    Mr. Oleg Logvinov, Chair, IEEE Internet Initiative at IEEE

    Ms. Karen McCabe, Senior Director, Technology Policy and International Affairs, IEEE