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IGF 2020 (all sessions)


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  1. ENVIRONMENT
    IGF 2020 OF #43 Fostering ICT to mitigate the aftermath of human tragedy
    6 Nov 18:20 to 19:20 UTC
    Report on the initiative by CGI.br on fostering ICT to mitigate the aftermath of human tragedy.

    Jefferson de Oliveira Silva - Brazilian Network Information Center (NIC.br)

    Marcos Cesar de Oliveira Pinto, Director for Innovation and Entrepreneurship policies



  2. ENVIRONMENT
    Flash Talks between Youth and IG Experts: Environment and the Internet: what’s the link?‎
    9 Nov 13:00 to 13:30 UTC

    Please join us for this interesting talks with the European Commission experts on emerging environment vs. digital issues. We hope for open view exchanges with all YIGF Community!



  3. ENVIRONMENT
    IGF 2020 Main Session ENVIRONMENT
    9 Nov 15:40 to 17:10 UTC
    This session will explore how technologies are used and developed throughout the world to measure, understand and fight the impacts of climate change and mobilize to keep the globe from warming above 1.5 °C.  Panelists will showcase solutions and commitments for climate action across all layers of the global digital ecosystem and elaborate on the elements necessary to create enabling policy environments in which such initiatives can flourish.


  4. ENVIRONMENT
    IGF 2020 WS #218 Climate Change Disinformation - Beyond Confusion, Action
    10 Nov 10:20 to 11:20 UTC

    Speaker 1: Martina Klimes, Civil Society, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
    Speaker 2: Kahumbu Paula, Civil Society, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
    Speaker 3: Caldas Astrid, Civil Society, Intergovernmental Organization



  5. ENVIRONMENT
    IGF 2020 WS #217 The role of digital tech. in environmental sustainability
    10 Nov 15:50 to 16:50 UTC
    The ICT and telecommunications sectors often come under fire for what is perceived to be high levels of energy consumption. However, the telecoms sector is evolving to be carbon neutral, with ambitious targets for emissions reduction.

    Speaker 1: Lise Fuhr, Private Sector, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
    Speaker 2: Andrea Halmos, Intergovernmental Organization, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
    Speaker 3: Natasa Perucica, Civil Society, Eastern European Group
    Speaker 4: Reyna Ubeda, Intergovernmental Organization, Latin American and Caribbean Group (GRULAC)

    Lise Fuhr will be replaced by Sara Ghazanfari

    https://www.intgovforum.org/multilingual/users/sara-ghazanfari



  6. ENVIRONMENT
    IGF 2020 WS #343 Imagining an internet that serves environmental justice
    11 Nov 11:20 to 12:20 UTC
    This 'birds of a feather' session aims to map key policy ‘crossroads’ for environmental justice and internet governance. The workshop will be framed by the following questions: 1. How are environmental rights intersecting with digital rights? 2. How can environmental rights defenders and digital rights defenders work together towards shared priorities? The workshop will include interpretation in English, Portuguese and Spanish.

    Speaker 1: Olivia Bandeira, Civil Society, Latin American and Caribbean Group (GRULAC)
    Speaker 2: Yunusa Ya'u, Civil Society, African Group
    Speaker 3: Kemly Camacho, Civil Society, Latin American and Caribbean Group (GRULAC)

    Iara Moura, Intervozes - Coletivo Brasil de Comunicação Social

    Maryellen Crisóstomo, representative of the National Coordination of Articulation of Black Rural Quilombola Communities (CONAQ)

    Alan Finlay, Open Research

    Leandro Navarro, Pangea

    Paula Martins, APC



  7. ENVIRONMENT
    IGF 2020 WS #72 Tech for the Planet
    11 Nov 16:50 to 18:20 UTC
    There are many exciting examples of how technology can help society address envirnomental challenges. There also are ways the technology sector can reduce its impact on the environment as well as help other sectors of the economy to do the same. This workshop would explore some of these approaches and consider policies to maximize the ability to leverage technology to help solve the planet’s environmental problems.

    Speaker 1: Chris Wilson, Private Sector, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
    Speaker 2: Alexandre Caldas, Intergovernmental Organization, Intergovernmental Organization
    Speaker 3: Nick Wise, Civil Society, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
    Speaker 4: Reyna Ubeda, Intergovernmental Organization, Latin American and Caribbean Group (GRULAC)

    Jorge Cancio, Government of Switzerland and co-organizer, will serve as Moderator.

    Speaker additions add gender and sectoral diversity to the discussion and enables discussion of the privacy implications of using technology for environmental innovations. The second speaker offers direct expertise in developing a tech company's response to climate change. Third speaker replaces the ITU speaker who could not participate due to illness.

    Caroline Louveaux, EVP/Chief Privacy Officer, Mastercard

    Matt Peterson, Director of Amazon's Climate Pledge Fund (replacing Chris Wilson)

    Paolo Gemma, senior Specialist and representative of Huawei on issues related to energy saving and environmental sustainability, will replace Reyna Ubeda (ITU). He currently acts as Co-Chairman of the Focus Group on Environmental Efficiency of AI and other Emerging Technologies (FG-AI4EE) and Vice-chairman of the United for Smart Sustainable Cities (U4SSC) initiative.



  8. ENVIRONMENT
    IGF 2020 WS #273 Enhancing sustainable computing, production & consumption
    12 Nov 12:20 to 13:20 UTC
    An interactive session on Enhancing efficient computing, production, and consumption across sectors in the present scenario.

    Speaker 1: Mohammad Atif Aleem, Technical Community, Asia-Pacific Group
    Speaker 2: Chineyenwa Okoro Onu, Private Sector, African Group
    Speaker 3: Daniel Jr Dasig, Technical Community, Asia-Pacific Group
    Speaker 4: Jaewon Son, Civil Society, Asia-Pacific Group



  9. ENVIRONMENT
    IGF 2020 WS #339 The circular economy of ICT
    13 Nov 09:40 to 11:10 UTC

    Speaker 1: Bako Rozi, Civil Society, Eastern European Group
    Speaker 2: Roura Mireia, Technical Community, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
    Speaker 3: Yunusa Ya'u, Civil Society, African Group
    Speaker 4: Alexandra Lutz, Intergovernmental Organization, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
    Speaker 5: Andrae Anders, Private Sector, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)



  10. ENVIRONMENT
    IGF 2020 WS #338 Keeping us together: Internet infrastructure in emergencies
    13 Nov 15:10 to 16:40 UTC
    This session will convene participants from different sectors, regions, and professional backgrounds to foster an overarching discussion on the risks, opportunities, gaps and possible solutions for all the issues the context of emergencies raises to the Internet and on how we use it in our daily lives. Special attention will be given to our strong dependency on it, especially in times of social restrictions that affect social interactions locally and globally.

    Speaker 1: Taís Niffinegger, Government, Latin American and Caribbean Group (GRULAC)
    Speaker 2: Demi Getschko, Technical Community, Latin American and Caribbean Group (GRULAC)
    Speaker 3: Pablo Rodriguez, Private Sector, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
    Speaker 4: Sunil Abraham, Technical Community, Asia-Pacific Group

    Moderator: Beatriz Barbosa, Civil Society, GRULAC [CONFIRMED]

    Speaker 5: Alison Gillwald, Civil Society, Africa group [CONFIRMED]

    Speaker 6: Americo Muchanga, Government, Africa group [CONFIRMED]

    Speaker 7: Hajime Onga, Government, Asia-Pacific Group [CONFIRMED]



  11. ENVIRONMENT
    IGF 2020 WS #100 Best environmental practices across the Internet value-chain
    16 Nov 08:30 to 10:00 UTC
    The session aims to analyze concrete illustrations of best practices developed in order to increase the environmental efficiency of each block of the internet value-chain (networks, data centers, devices, services, etc.). We will deal with such best practices from the viewpoint of both energy consumption and life cycles.

    Speaker 1: Ruiqi Ye, Civil Society, Asia-Pacific Group
    Speaker 2: Gauthier Roussilhe, Civil Society, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
    Speaker 3: Agnieszka Skorupinska, Private Sector, Eastern European Group

    A representative from the ITU will intervene to share a global organisation viewpoint. Paolo Gemma is Chairman of Working Party 3 “ICT and Climate Change” at the ITU.

    https://www.itu.int/en/ITU-T/Workshops-and-Seminars/ethernet/201307/Pages/GEMMAPaolo.aspx



  12. ENVIRONMENT
    IGF 2020 WS #231 Youth&Sustainability: Creating change through collaboration
    16 Nov 10:10 to 11:10 UTC
    In this workshop, activists and experts of environmental advocacy and Internet governance will deliberate on how digital sustainability can be mainstreamed in Internet governance discoursed, and where the movements for climate justice, and for the inclusive, open, and accessible Internet intersect.

    Speaker 1: Josaphat Tjiho, Civil Society, African Group
    Speaker 2: Edmon Chung, Technical Community, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
    Speaker 3: Katarzyna Jagiello, Intergovernmental Organization, Eastern European Group

    All the foreseen speakers are still available. To add more diversity to the environmental advocacy theme, the following speakers will join additionally:

    Rasmus Andresen, Member of European Parliament

    Raphael Reimann, Fridays for Future Germany

     



  13. ENVIRONMENT
    IGF 2020 WS #266 Sustainable #netgov By Design: Environment & Human Rights
    16 Nov 14:00 to 15:30 UTC
    The objective is to map out concrete steps to ensure how the principle of environmental sustainability as fundamental to the SDGS and, in turn, their basis in human rights law and norms, can be fully integrated into the design, manufacturing, implementation, and procurement of Internet-dependent technologies; from raw materials, to data storage and energy consumption, to disposal at the end of hardware lifecycles.

    Speaker 1: Michael J. Oghia, ,
    Speaker 2: Weronika Koralewska, Civil Society, Eastern European Group
    Speaker 3: Alexandra Lutz, Intergovernmental Organization, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
    Speaker 4: Pia Wiche, Private Sector, Latin American and Caribbean Group (GRULAC)



  14. ENVIRONMENT
    IGF 2020 WS #119 Mobile Internet Impact on the environment in 5G era
    17 Nov 09:00 to 10:00 UTC
    Although the rapid development of 5G mobile networks has brought greater challenges to energy consumption control, the opportunities brought about by 5G new technologies on sustainable development issues cannot be ignored.To understand the impact of 5G mobile Internet on the environment, several experts in different fields are invited to conduct in-depth discussions on this issue. Through this discussion, it will help increase everyone's understanding of the upcoming 5G technology.

    Speaker 1: Luo Haijun, Private Sector, Asia-Pacific Group
    Speaker 2: Chih-Lin I, Technical Community, Asia-Pacific Group
    Speaker 3: CHIEN AUN CHAN, Private Sector, Asia-Pacific Group
    Speaker 4: Belinda Exelby, Private Sector, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
    Speaker 5: Krzysztof Szubert, Technical Community, Eastern European Group

    1. Schien Daniel (to replace Luo Haijun due to conflict of schedule)

    2. Moore Steven (to replace Belinda Exelby due to conflict of schedule)

    3. Mieczkowski Piotr (to replace Krzysztof Szubert due to conflict of schedule)

    4.Roberto Zambrana (Add a new speaker)



  15. ENVIRONMENT
    IGF 2020 WS #219 Co-Designing policies for a sustainable digital industry
    17 Nov 10:10 to 11:40 UTC
    This session will first explain why we need to developp a sustainable digital industry and will then detail what are the new initiatives in this area. Both the policy and the technical perspectives will be discussed. This session will also provide opportunities to discuss the positive and negative impact of the digital industry on the environment.

    Speaker 1: Ananya Singh, Civil Society, Asia-Pacific Group
    Speaker 2: Ndeye Maimouna DIOP, Civil Society, African Group
    Speaker 3: PIERRE BONIS, Technical Community, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)

    Annie Blandin, Professor of Law at IMT Atlantique

    Ndeye Maimouna Diop was not availeble for the workshop and will be replaced by Esther Sandrine Ngom, Civil Society, African Group