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IGF 2020 (all sessions)


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IGF 2020 Schedule in Grid view.

Sessions below are grouped in UTC times and presented in your currently selected Time Zone: UTC (you can change it by updating your profile).

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  1. Networking session for IGF session ‎organisers
    2 Nov 12:35 to 13:20 UTC

  2. Networking on IGF 2020 thematic tracks
    3 Nov 14:10 to 15:00 UTC

  3. Networking Break: vIGF2020 cafe: Coffee break in your own language
    3 Nov 14:10 to 15:00 UTC

    Celebrate linguistic diversity in the IGF! Participants will first enter the room, share in the chat what "their own language" is (or languages) and then will have the option to join a breakout room where they can interact with others in the same language.


  4. Networking Break: Meet IGF Dynamic Coalitions
    4 Nov 15:00 to 15:50 UTC

  5. Networking Break: Meet the NRIs
    5 Nov 15:20 to 16:20 UTC

  6. Networking Break: Internet Shutdowns - Act now for a better tomorrow!
    5 Nov 15:30 to 16:20 UTC

  7. Community-facilitated Networking Break: Women's involvement in Tech
    5 Nov 15:30 to 16:20 UTC

    WOMEN IN TECH: PAVING THE WAY FOR NEW GENERATION OF WOMEN LEADERSHIP
    Talking about gender equality, the lack of women in the tech industry seems to be the largest problem looming overhead as there is more and more discrimination report on the recruitment and hiring process for women, whether based upon race or gender.


  8. Networking Break: Room 1: Let’s tour the IGF Village!‎
    6 Nov 16:00 to 17:00 UTC

  9. Networking break: Meet the BPFs
    6 Nov 16:10 to 17:00 UTC

    This session is an opportunity to interact with the teams coordinating the work of this year's Best Practice Forums (BPFs):

    BPF Cybersecurity

    BPF Local Content

    BPF Data and New Technologies

    BPF Gender and Access


  10. Community-facilitated Networking Break: Social networking session / open house for Dynamic Coalition on Data Driven Health Technologies
    6 Nov 16:10 to 17:00 UTC

    This is an engagement of stakeholders to discuss, in a social / informal setting the Value Propositions for stakeholders in the EHealth Space. We will get to know each other, then decide on 3 to 5 EHealth Values to be discussed in depth, within breakout rooms. Each group will report back to the full group towards the end of the session with a few summary words of their discussions. There is also a main session Nov 4,1600 hrs UTC by the Dynamic Coalition on Data Driven Heath Technologies.


  11. Networking Break: Développer les compétences numériques de base et l'alphabétisation
    10 Nov 11:20 to 12:20 UTC

    Cette session couvrira ces 3 ODD.
    Accès à une éducation de qualité.
    Égalité entre les sexes.
    Réduction des inégalités.


  12. Networking Break: Room 1: Meet the MAG Chair and MAG ‎
    10 Nov 11:30 to 12:20 UTC

  13. Networking break: vIGF2020 cafe: Coffee break in your own language
    10 Nov 11:30 to 12:20 UTC

    Celebrate linguistic diversity in the IGF! Participants will first enter the room, share in the chat what "their own language" is (or languages) and then will have the option to join a breakout room where they can interact with others in the same language. People who are learning one of these languages are also welcome! LANGUAGES ON TUESDAY 10 NOVEMBER: Arabic, French, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish and English.



  14. INCLUSION
    Youth Corner: Networking in IG for creating opportunities
    10 Nov 14:00 to 14:30 UTC

  15. Networking Break: Let’s tour the IGF Village!‎
    11 Nov 14:00 to 15:00 UTC

  16. Community-facilitated Networking Break: Surveilling the surveillants: monitoring facial recognition deployment in Latin America and Caribbean
    11 Nov 14:10 to 15:00 UTC

  17. Community-facilitated Networking Break: Every Community Connected: a Call to Action. A pledge to promote digital inclusion and access to information
    11 Nov 14:10 to 15:00 UTC

  18. Networking Break: Preparing for the BPF 2021 cycle
    12 Nov 13:20 to 14:20 UTC

    An open discussion to prepare for the BPF 2021 cycle based on the finding and recommendations in the report by the BPF on BPFs 'Reviewing past Best Practice Forums (BPFs) to enchance future BPF work'.


  19. Community-facilitated Networking Break: Rise of the Splinternets: challenging tech and policies that break our shared space
    12 Nov 13:30 to 14:20 UTC

  20. Community-facilitated Networking Break: Internet Governance with and for the citizens
    12 Nov 13:30 to 14:20 UTC

  21. Networking Break: Open Consultation on non-State Digital Cooperation stakeholders
    13 Nov 13:00 to 13:50 UTC

    In October, a network of non-State actors started a coalition to support and engage with the Secretary-General of the United Nations on Digital Cooperation. The first action on the agenda is a "Position Paper" on expectations and aspirations of the UN Tech Envoy. A draft is underway. This session will be an open consultation on the draft.

    Please contact nnenna.nwakanma[@]webfoundation[dot]org for questions


  22. Community-facilitated Networking Break: The Global South and the AI (Regulatory) Race
    13 Nov 13:00 to 13:50 UTC

    This session's goal is to provide an interactive space for stakeholders from the Global South to share their insights about the regulation of Artificial Intelligence around the southern hemisphere. We'll use a jamboard to collect inputs and share insights and impressions about them in Zoom. If you want to connect with stakeholders from the global South and exchange ideas and knowledge about the AI regulatory race, we'll be delighted to have you!


  23. Community-facilitated Networking Break: Youth Observatory
    13 Nov 13:00 to 13:50 UTC

    This session was rescheduled for 16th November from 11.20 to 12.10 UTC. You can find the session here: https://www.intgovforum.org/multilingual/content/community-facilitated-n...


  24. Community-facilitated Networking Break: EuroDIG get together
    16 Nov 11:20 to 12:10 UTC

  25. Community-facilitated Networking Break: Present and Future of the IGF for Women and Gender Diverse People
    16 Nov 11:20 to 12:10 UTC

    Right now women and gender diverse people are being included as an essential part of the conversation in all aspects of society, the IGF is not far from that, but there's work to be done in order to gain more inclusion for this big part of the population, especially gender diverse people that tend to be underrepresented. That's why we proposed this session open to everyone as a space to talk and meet how we, women, and gender diverse people, live and envision IGF and the Internet Ecosystem


  26. Community-facilitated Networking Break: Diplo's alumni and friends gathering
    16 Nov 11:20 to 12:10 UTC

  27. Networking Event: What’s your IGF 2020 experience?‎
    17 Nov 11:40 to 12:40 UTC

  28. Stockholm Internet Forum 2021 Networking Session
    17 Nov 11:40 to 12:40 UTC

    Contribute to shaping the next Stockholm Internet Forum during this open networking session with the Swedish International Development Cooperation Sida and the organisers of next year's event. https://stockholminternetforum.se/ and https://www.sida.se/English/