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BPF Internet of Things (IoT), Big Data and Artificial Intelligence (AI)


The 2019 edition of the Best Practice Forum will focus on trust in applications that combine IoT, Big Data and AI technologies for addressing societal challenges. 

The BPF intends to identify policy questions related to trust in the use of IoT, Big Data and AI technologies to solve societal challenges, and collect best practices to address them.  

The BPF builds on the  BPF 2018 that focussed on fostering the multistakeholder dialogue in field of IoT, Big Data, AI in an Internet context.

REVIEW the draft output report !

IGF2019 BPF IoT, Big Data, AI draft output


  • Review the report here (link BPF report)
  • Send your feedback to  [email protected]
  • Format: email, or word/pdf attached to an email
  • If your comment is on a specific section or paragraph, please indicate this clearly! 
  • Deadline: you can submit feedback on the draft document until the last day of the IGF2019 meeting. However, we would appreciate receiving your feedback before Friday 22 November, as this would allow us to take your comments into account during the BPF workshop in Berlin.
  • Received feedback will be posed on this page (unless the author indicates that he/she prefers the feedback is not published) and will feed into the final BPF output report.  


Written Feedback on the draft BPF report :  overview 


BPF IoT, Big Data, AI  workshop at IGF2019

Thursday 28 November 

11:30 - 13:00  (local time Berlin)

Estrel Saal C


Participation in the work of the BPF IoT-Big Data-AI is free and open to all interested. Please subscribe to the mailing list to keep track of the latest developments.

For general inquiries on the BPF please contact   [email protected]

Draft Work Plan

MAG accepted proposal BPF work 2019

Phase I: Scoping the work of the 2019 BPF   [March/April]

  • Identifying a select number of priority policy challenges 
  • Survey launch

Phase II:  Thematic discussions  [May/June]

  • Thematic discussions on policy challenges and best practices to address them

Phase III: Preparing the BPF output

  • Drafting BPF report   [July/Aug]
  • Review draft BPF Report [Sept]
  • Draft BPF report published for community input  [Sept/Oct/Nov]

Phase IV:  BPF IoT, Big Data, AI workshop at IGF 2019    

Publication final BPF output   [December 2019]

Preparatory Process

Meeting Summaries and Announcements:


BPF IoT, Big Data, AI workshop at the IGF 2019, Berlin, Germany

  • Thursday 28 November at 11:30-13:00 (10:30am - 12:00pm UTC) 

IGF Code of Conduct

Información de Contacto

United Nations

Secretariat of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF)

Villa Le Bocage

Palais des Nations,
CH-1211 Geneva 10


Tel.: +41 (0) 229 175 778