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IGF 2015 Schedule

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Inclusiveness and Diversity Internet Economy Openness Enhancing Multistakeholder Cooperation Cybersecurity and Trust
Internet and Human Rights Critical Internet Resources Emerging Issues Open Forum Dynamic Coalition
Other BPF - Best Practice Forum [CB] - Capacity-Building Session    

{tab Day 0: 9th Nov. 2015}

IGF Day 0: 9-November-2015
Time 09.00-10.30 10.30-11.00 11.00-12.30 12.30-14.00 14.00-18.00  
Main Meeting Hall Government of Brazil - "Social Role of Communications and Strengthening Freedom of Expression" Lunch break High Level Leaders Meeting  
                                       
Time 09.00-10.00 10.00-11.00 11.00-12.00 12.00-13.00 13.00-14.00 14.00-15.00 15.00-16.00 16.00-17.00 17.00-18.00  
Workshop Room 1
ISOC - "Collaborative Leadership Exchange on Internet Governance for Sustainable Development" Lunch break ISOC - "Collaborative Leadership Exchange on Internet Governance for Sustainable Development"  
Workshop Room 2
NETMundial Initiative Lunch break                  
Workshop Room 3
Stanford Deliberative Poll Lunch break Stanford Deliberative Poll  
Workshop Room 4
GIGANet (Global Internet Governance Academic Network) Lunch break GIGANet (Global Internet Governance Academic Network)  
Workshop Room 5
  Citizen Lab - "Mapping Internet Governance and Information Controls: Lessons Learned from Southeast Asia"   Lunch break   NETmundial Solutions Map  
Workshop Room 6
 Italian Chamber of Deputies - "Internet Bill of Rights" Lunch break   BPF on Regulation and mitigation of unwanted communications -
"Technical proficiency training for Africa: organisation, coordination, funding"
 
Workshop Room 7
International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR)/ UNESCO Chair    ICANN    Lunch break IEEE - "Internet Governance, Security and Privacy in 2030"  
Workshop Room 8
  APC - "Gender and the Internet" Lunch break Ranking Digital Rights/ Internews - “Corporate Accountability for Digital Rights: Building a Global Research and Advocacy Network”  
Workshop Room 9
    WAVE - "Enhancing the engagement and participation of Women: Using ICTs and IG policies to enable social, cultural and economic growth and development" Lunch break Nuecla Services Limited  FGV DIREITO RIO/ Council of Europe/ German Institute for International and Security Affairs -  "Privacy under Mass Surveillance"  
Workshop Room 10
  Orientation Session Lunch break APC/ IFLA/ IDP - "WSIS+10 Review"  

{tab Day 1: 10th Nov. 2015}

IGF Day 1: 10-November-2015
Time 08.10-08.50 09.00-10.30 10.30-11.00 11.00-12.30 12.30-14.00 14.00-14:45 15.00-16.00 16.00-18.00    
Main Meeting Hall   WSIS+10 Consultations Break WSIS+10 Consultations Lunch break   OPENING CEREMONY OPENING  SESSION    
                   
Time 08.10-08.50 09.00-10.30 10.30-11.00 11.00-12.30 12.30-14.00 14.00-15.00 15.00-16.00 16.00-18.00    
Workshop Room 1
  WS 126 Can Internet rights and access goals be reconciled? Break WS 188 Spectrum allocations: challenges & opportunities at the edge Seed Alliance Awards Ceremony               
Workshop Room 2
  Dynamic Coalition on Accessibility and Disability Break Open Forum - ITU Global Comission on Internet Governance Lunch break              
Workshop Room 3
  Dynamic Coalition on Child Online Safety Break Open Forum - DINL, Digital Infrastructure Association Open Forum - Government of Brazil Lunch break              
Workshop Room 4
  WS 13 Keeping Your Credentials Secure Online: A Roundtable Break WS 118 How communities restore trust in the digital environment  Other ISOC Annual Event              
Workshop Room 5
  BPF Regulation and mitigation of unwanted communications Break BPF Establishing and supporting Computer Security Incident Response Teams (CSIRTs) Lunch break              
Workshop Room 6
  BPF Developing meaningful multistakeholder participation mechanisms  Break Dynamic Coalition on Net Neutrality  Lunch break              
Workshop Room 7
  Other Diplo - GIP Digital Watch Break WS 124 Balancing privacy and transparency to promote freedom online WS 159 The Right to Protest Online  Lunch break              
Workshop Room 8
  WS 219 Addressing funding challenges for continuous innovation Break WS 151 Hate and discriminatory speech and FoE online Lunch break              
Workshop Room 9
  WS 153 Freedom of Expression online: Gaps in policy and practice  Break WS 29 Digital economy, jobs and multistakeholder practices Lunch break              
Workshop Room 10
ICC  BASIS Business Briefing WS 187 Promoting local actions to secure internet rights Break WS 114 Implementing Core Principles in the Digital Age Lunch break Setting  the Scene            

{tab Day 2: 11th Nov. 2015}

IGF Day 2: 11-November-2015
Time 08.10-08.50 09.00-10.30 10.30-11.00 11.00-12.30 12.30-14.00 14.00-15.30 15.30-16.00 16.00-17.30    
Main Meeting Hall   Internet Economy and Sustainable Development Break Internet Economy and Sustainable Development Lunch break IGF Intersessional Work: Policy Options and Best Practices for Connecting the Next Billion
Break IGF Intersessional Work: Policy Options and Best Practices for Connecting the Next Billion
   
                                         
Time 08.10-08.50 09.00-10.30 10.30-11.00 11.00-12.30 12.30-14.00 14.00-15.30 15.30-16.00 16.00-17.30    
Workshop Room 1
  WS 31 The “Right to be Forgotten” Rulings and their Implications Break WS 125 When Governments Hit ‘Like’ on the ‘War on Terror’ Lunch break WS 52 The Global “Public Interest” in Critical Internet Resources Break WS 194 IPv6 Transition up to date    
Workshop Room 2
  BPF Creating an Enabling Environment for IPv6 Adoption  Break WS 171 IXPs:  Driving connectivity and local economies Open Forum - WIPO Lunch break Open Forum - UNCTAD Break Open Forum - Government of Cuba, Ministry of Education  WS 239 Bitcoin, Blockchain and Beyond: FLASH HELP!     
Workshop Room 3
  Open Forum - ICANN WS 131 Commonwealth approach on National Cybersecurity Strategies Break Open Forum - Internet Society (ISOC) WS 141 Law enforcement in a world where encryption is ubiquitous Lunch break Dynamic Coalition on Core Internet Values Break WS 195 Hancel: a mobile tool for safety of journalists Open Forum - Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, jointly with the Council of Europe    
Workshop Room 4
  WS 156 Zero-rating and neutrality policies in developing countries Break WS 145 Cuts Right Across: Consent in the Digital Age Lunch break WS 111 Understanding Effective Cyber Security Capacity Building Break WS 263 Digital economy in LATAM and its sustainable development    
Workshop Room 5
  WS 259 An Observatory of Web Accessibility - the case of Portugal WS 224 CIvil Society and Information Controls in the Global South Break WS 167 Unlocking internet economy through copyright reform WS 196 Tech-related gender violence x Freedom of Expression Lunch break WS 160 Managing security risks for sustainable development Break WS 28 Multistakeholder Solutions for Youth-Produced Sexual Content    
Workshop Room 6
  BPF Practices to countering abuse against women online Break BPF Enabling Environments to Establish successful IXPs  Lunch break Dynamic Coalition on Platform Responsibility Break Dynamic Coalition on Freedom of Expression and Freedom of the Media on the Internet    
Workshop Room 7
  WS 96 #AfricanInternetRights: whose rights are these anyway? Break WS 60 Benchmarking ICT companies on digital rights IGFSA WS 152 Political dissent & online anonymity in developing countries Break WS 53 The Politics of Encryption    
Workshop Room 8
  Inter-regional dialogue session Lunch break WS 112 “Governing Darknet with regards to drug policy” Break WS 231 Role of Local & Regional Prvt. Sector in Global Internet Gov    
Workshop Room 9
  WS 49 No Grey Areas – Against Sexual Exploitation of Children Break WS 197 Net Neutrality:  Yes, No or Maybe?  Lunch break WS 30 Multistakeholder practices enabling sustainable development Break WS 142 Cases on the right to be forgotten, what have we learned?    
Workshop Room 10
ICC BASIS Business Briefing WS 32 Mobile and IoT Expand Inclusion for Persons w/ Disabilities Break WS 68 Can civil society impact Global Internet Governance? Lunch break WS 6 Child Online Protection through Multistakeholder Engagement Break WS 225 Terms of Service as Cyber-Regulation     

{tab Day 3: 12th Nov. 2015}

IGF Day 3: 12-November-2015
Time 08.10-08.50 09.00-10.30 10.30-11.00 11.00-12.30 12.30-14:00 14.00-16.00 16.00-16.30 16.30-18.00
Main Meeting Hall   Enhancing Cybersecurity and Building Digital Trust Break Enhancing Cybersecurity and Building Digital Trust Lunch break A Dialogue on “Zero Rating” and Network Neutrality Break Main Session on Dynamic Coalitions
                                       
Time 08.10-08.50 09.00-10.30 10.30-11.00 11.00-12.30 12.30-14:00 14.00-15.30 15.30-16.00 16.00-17.30 17.30-18.00
Workshop Room 1
  WS 50 WGIG +10  Break WS 155 Encryption and Anonymity: Rights and Risks Lunch break WS 190 Evolving Cyber Assurance across Societies & Supply Chains Break WS 158 Blasphemy policies: Consequences for digital world  
Workshop Room 2
  WS 120 Launching UNESCO Internet Freedom Series Publications Open Forum - Association for Progressive Communications (APC) Break Open Forum - Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation Open Forum - Council of Europe Lunch break Dynamic Coalition on Accountability of Internet Governance Venues Break WS 271 Enhancing Gender Participation within IGFs  
Workshop Room 3
  Dynamic Coalition on the Internet of Things Break WS 226 Internet governance and Open Government Data initiatives Open Forum - Freedom Online Coalition Lunch break WS 245 Mexico: The National Digital Strategy and the MSH model Open Forum - Government of India,  Ministry of Communication & IT Break Open Forum - DiploFoundation and the Geneva Internet Platform WS 108 Documentary heritage in the digital age  
Workshop Room 4
  WS 21 SIDS Roundtable: the "Free Internet" - Bane or Boon? Break WS 150 IGF initiatives MasterChef Lunch break WS 241  Revenue Streams that Grow & Sustain Internet Economies Break Other WS 17 Cybersecurity Awareness though Multistakeholder outreach  
Workshop Room 5
  Dynamic Coalition on Gender and Internet Governance Break WS 65 The Benefits and Challenges of the “Free Flow” of Data WS 214 Internet interconnection under regulatory pressure Lunch break Youth Coalition on Internet Governance Break WS 7 How Trade Agreements Shape the Future of Internet Governance  
Workshop Room 6
  Dynamic Coalition on Internet Rights and Principles Break Dynamic Coalition on Public Access in Libraries Lunch break WS 56 Mobile Payment Boosts Internet Economy and Challenges Break WS 200 DoubleIrish,DutchSandwich,aCaipirinha:InternetTaxationTale  
Workshop Room 7
  WS 139 Enabling the Next Billion Users through Universal Acceptance Break WS 70 Death and the Internet - Managing Digital Legacies Lunch break WS 207 Economics of Global Internet Deployment Break WS 35 Across The Globe: Local Infrastructure is Local Development  
Workshop Room 8
  WS 261 Big Data for Development: Privacy Risks and Opportunities? Break WS 123 Indicators to promote evidence-based policymaking Lunch break Global Forum on Cyber Expertise (GFCE) Break WS 27 Viable application & debate: online participation principles  
Workshop Room 9
  WS 146 Connected vehicles: net governance and autonomous transport Break WS 47 How Can Internet Policy-Making Support LGBT Rights? Lunch break WS 169 Building Internet Observatories: approaches and challenges Break WS 128 Mitigate Online Hate Speech and Youth Radicalisation   
Workshop Room 10
ICC BASIS Business Briefing WS 98 Dangerous Speech Online: Identification and Strategies Break WS 163 Multi-stakeholder Internet Governance -IANA Stewardship APC - GISWatch Launch WS 78 Equity and the developing world in internet governance Break WS 34 Internet Governance 2015: Promoting Trade, Inclusion & Trust  

{tab Day 4: 13th Nov. 2015}

IGF Day 4: 13-November-2015
Time 08.10-08.50 09.00-10.30 10.30-11.00 11.00-13.00 13.00-14.00 14.00-16.00 16.00-16.30 16.30-18.00  
Main Meeting Hall   Main Session on Dynamic Coalitions Break Human Rights on the Internet Lunch break The NETmundial Statement and the Evolution of the Internet Governance Ecosystem Break Open Microphone & Taking Stock CLOSING CEREMONY  
                                         
Time 08.10-08.50 09.00-10.30 10.30-11.00 11.00-12.30 Lunch break 14.00-15.30 15.30-16.00 16.00-17.30    
Workshop Room 1
  WS 48 Internet of Things. Ethical Considerations for the Digital Age Break WS 119 Democracy 3.0: Representation & the Multistakeholder Model Lunch break WS 97 How to Bridge the Global Internet Economy Divide? Break      
Workshop Room 2
  WS 147 A network of virtual working spaces for Internet Governance? Open Forum - OECD Break WS 178 Beyond the tipping point: SID in the global South Open Forum - IEEE Lunch break WS 134 Organising an Internet Social Forum - Occupy the Internet Open Forum - European Comission/Global Internet Policy Observatory (GIPO) Break      
Workshop Room 3
  Other Break Open Forum - Government of Paraguay, National ICT Ministry  Open Forum - UNESCO Lunch break Open Forum - Internet Number Community Dynamic Coalition  on Blockchain Technologies Break      
Workshop Room 4
   WS 110 “Internet Plus” to Fuel Industry Evolution Break WS 132 Transnational Due Process: A Case Study in MS Cooperation WS 154 Connect 2020 Agenda Implementation: Challenges/opportunities Lunch break WS 80 Bottom-up Meets Top-down: When Governance Systems Intersect Break      
Workshop Room 5
[C - 98 pax]
  WS 72 IANA functions transition:A New Era in Internet Governance? Break WS 186 A multistakeholder and humanrights approach to cybersecurity Lunch break WS 58 OERs: Can they bridge the digital divide gap? Break      
Workshop Room 6
  WS 253 Empowering the next billion by improving accessibility Break Open Forum - European Broadcasting Union in partnership with EuroDIG organizer Other Lunch break WS 244 Digital Bootcamp: Play. Collaborate. Change the World. Break      
Workshop Room 7
  WS 201 Ensuring sustainability for IXPs in the developing world Break WS 191 Engaging youth in a multistakeholderism practicum Lunch break WS 10 FOSS & a Free, Open Internet: Synergies for Development  Break      
Workshop Room 8
  WS 79 Zero Rating, Open Internet and Freedom of Expression Break WS 54 The Destabilization of Internet Governance Lunch break WS 223 Community Networks: a Revolutionary Paradigm Break      
Workshop Room 9
  WS 135 National and Transnational Internet Governance: Jurisdiction Break WS 242 The Manila Principles on Intermediary Liability WS 235 Results from the First Deliberative Poll @ IGF Lunch break WS 172 Cybersecurity, human rights and Internet business triangle Break      
Workshop Room 10
ICC BASIS Business Briefing WS 82 IGF beyond 2015: Extend mandate, strengthen institution Break WS 136 Through the Looking Glass: enhanced cooperation in LAC Lunch break Other Break      

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