IGF 2016 Attendance & Programme Statistics

The Eleventh Annual Meeting of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF 2016) took place in Jalisco, Mexico, from 6 to 9 December 2016.

The programme included 7 host country and ceremonial sessions; 8 main sessions; 96 workshops; 31 open forums; 4 individual BPF sessions; 14 individual DC sessions; 23 lightning sessions; 5 unconference sessions; 17 sessions classified “other”; and 24 Day 0 events; for a total of 229 sessions in the overall programme (205 if Day 0 events are not counted). 40 booths were featured in the IGF Village.

The meeting was attended by more than 2 000 onsite participants, from 123 countries, representing all stakeholder groups and regions.

45 remote hubs were organised around the world, with 2 000 stakeholders participating online. The largest number of online participants came from the following countries: United States, Mexico, Nigeria, Brazil, India, Cuba, United Kingdom, China, Japan, Tunisia and Argentina.

The charts below illustrate the breakdowns of onsite participants and estimates for online participants by stakeholder group, region and gender.

IGF 2016 Attendance & Programme Statistics