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IGF 2020 (all sessions)

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  1. IGF 2020 Pre-Event #18 High Way or Wrong Way? Discussing chances and challenges of a global data governance framework
    2 Nov 06:00 to 07:15 UTC
    !!! IF YOU HAVE MISSED OUR PANEL, YOU CAN WATCH THE RECORDED SESSION STARTING AT 20:00MIN HERE: --- Join our panel, to discuss the future of global data governance and data protection. We are glad to welcome: Axel Voss MEP (Europe), Fiona Alexander (USA), Natalie Pang (Singapore), Clàudio Lucena (Brazil) and Eduardo Magrani (Brazil / Europe).

  2. IGF 2020 Pre-Event #42 Stakeholder Balance: Do we need factored balance, factored differently between one Governance topic and another?
    2 Nov 06:00 to 07:30 UTC
    This would be an exploratory discussion, but could possibly gain clarity from the session in a virtual round table format

  3. IGF 2020 Pre-Event #26 Internet Governance challenges in crisis periods: Covid 19
    2 Nov 07:25 to 08:25 UTC

  4. IGF 2020 Pre-Event #38 MyData for smooth post-COVID19 recovery. How can ethical data sharing help build a more resilient future.
    2 Nov 07:40 to 09:10 UTC
    This session will feature the following panelists: - Jaana Sinipuro from Finnish Innovation Fund SITRA - Razi Latif from UN Technology Innovation Lab Finland / Global Pulse - Katryna Dow from Meeco - Joss Langford from Coelition Karolina Mackiewicz, MyData Global will moderate the session. Join to discuss with the experts from different sectors on the "new normal". Get your special discount to the MyData Online 2020 Conference (10-12 Dec).

  5. IGF 2020 Pre-Event #36 2020 Cyberstability Stocktaking of Norms and Institutional Dialogues
    2 Nov 08:35 to 10:05 UTC
    GCSC Commissioners will present the findings and developments of the GCSC Report "Advancing Cyberstability" and engage with government actors to reflect back at the main outcomes and ongoing work of the UN OEWG and GGE, the UNSG High Level Panel, the Paris Call and similar initiatives working on cyber norms. It will explore ways in which to advance a concerted multistakeholder approach that advances the development, implementation and adherence to norms.

  6. IGF 2020 Pre-Event #76 Public Private Partnership in the field of Cybersecurity - Paris Call
    2 Nov 08:50 to 09:50 UTC
    Participants of discussion panel: Speakers: Ligia Kornowska - Polish Hospital Federation Dr Artur Prusaczyk - POZ Plus Szymon Chrostowski - Wygrajmy Zdrowie Foundation Nikolas Ott - Microsoft Natalia Mileszyk - CEC Moderator: Tomasz Jaworski - Microsoft

  7. IGF 2020 Pre-Event #16 UNESCO’s launch of IGF Dynamic Coalition on Internet Universality ROAM-X Indicators and presentation of national assessments
    2 Nov 10:00 to 16:05 UTC
    For each session, Q and A is reserved for audiences. pls type your questions in the chat and/or take the floor directly.

  8. IGF 2020 Pre-Event #68 E-patronage. The digital emanation of civil society. How does Patronite change Polish culture and media?
    2 Nov 10:00 to 11:00 UTC

  9. IGF 2020 Pre-Event #40 Interoperability: Openness in the Age of Platforms
    2 Nov 10:15 to 11:15 UTC
    The session will bring together experts from across the world to discuss how increased interoperability could be a way to solve some of the most intractable issues of the internet platform market. While content regulation has drawbacks in terms of fundamental rights and competition cases are both arduous and uncertain, policy aimed at interoperability for certain market-dominant platforms through Open Standards arguably holds the most potential to open up the platform market to competition.

  10. IGF 2020 Pre-Event #62 Digital Sovereignty for States, Nations or Users? An insight on the Polish Charter of Digital Sovereignty
    2 Nov 11:10 to 11:40 UTC
    The idea for this session comes from many discussions held in the informal coalition of experts and both public and non-governmental organizations working on and advising the Polish Charter of Digital Sovereignty (

  11. IGF 2020 Pre-Event #43 How 5G will help economies to rebound from the pandemic?
    2 Nov 11:25 to 12:25 UTC

  12. IGF 2020 Pre-Event #94 IGFSA General Assembly
    2 Nov 12:25 to 13:55 UTC

  13. IGF 2020 Pre-Event #58 Hacking on the light side of the force - How to use CTF competitions to develop competences in security and internet technologies
    2 Nov 13:30 to 15:00 UTC

  14. IGF 2020 Pre-Event #1 GigaNet 2020 Symposium
    2 Nov 13:35 to 18:35 UTC
    The Global Internet Governance Academic Network annual symposium features cutting-edge research on Internet & data governance, regulation, COVID-19 responses and more. Full program available at Join the debate on our live tweeting-> #GigaNet2020

  15. IGF 2020 Pre-Event #57 Smart City – Smart People. Do we know how to ensure our security?
    2 Nov 15:10 to 16:40 UTC

  16. IGF 2020 Pre-Event #12 Stop stalkerware: tackling digital stalking helps victims of domestic violence
    2 Nov 16:15 to 17:15 UTC
    Stalkerware are commercial software that enables a remote user to monitor the activities on another user’s device without that user’s consent. Mostly used in domestic violence, it is growing issue at global level. Join the discussion with the Coalition against Stalkerware and other international stakeholders working with victims and perpetrators to identify ways to act together against this developing cyberthreat.

  17. IGF 2020 Pre-Event #84 Digital future for everyone. How to effectively fight digital exclusion?
    2 Nov 16:40 to 17:25 UTC

  18. IGF 2020 Pre-Event #91 Will we save the world? Can technology help us?
    2 Nov 17:00 to 18:00 UTC
    Join our panel, to discuss the future of environment and technology. We are glad to welcome experts and stakeholders namely: Maciej Sadowski (Start-up HUB Poland, Coalition form Polish Innovations) - moderator, Karolina Lipińska (Marshal Office Pomeranian Voivodeship, Poland), Maria Krawczyńska (BNP Paribas, Poland), Maciej Ryś (Smogathon) and Przemysław Krawczyk (Geolearning, Poland). Foundation Coalition for Polish Innovation

  19. IGF 2020 Pre-Event #29 How applicable are Human Rights Standards in the Context of COVID-19: A Latin American perspective on surveilling the pandemics
    2 Nov 17:25 to 18:25 UTC

  20. IGF 2020 Pre-Event #66 Various dimensions of technological exclusion in Polish schools.
    2 Nov 17:40 to 19:10 UTC
    Nobody planned the COVID-19 pandemic, nor did the the rapid digital transformation of education in Poland. Remote lessons have proved not only a technological challenge, but also a test of teachers' resilience and ingenuity. This experiment was called a success, but it also highlighted the problem of technological barriers and exclusion. Whole situation has shown blurred boundaries between exclusion due to access to technology and the level of technical competence.

  21. IGF 2020 Pre-Event #47 DNS-Abuse in the age of COVID-19
    2 Nov 18:35 to 20:05 UTC
    The session will describe how the Internet’s Domain Name System (DNS) is a critical technology that end users rely on every day to work well, and will define the term DNS Abuse, particularly in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. Speakers will describe the global efforts to expose and mitigate this abuse and the extortion and fraud campaigns exploiting the pandemic. They will explain how these technical operations are relevant for the on-going digital policy and governance initiatives.

  22. IGF 2020 Pre-Event #10 An open discussion about tackling terrorist and violent extremist content with the Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism.
    2 Nov 18:45 to 19:45 UTC
    Join GIFCT Executive Director Nick Rasmussen as he shares the latest trends in how terrorism and extremism are manifesting themselves in online environments. He will discuss GIFCT Goals and strategic pillars that guide our work. Members of the Independent Advisory Committee will also discuss the role they play in shaping the future of this organization. Significant time will be reserved for discussion with the audience.

  23. IGF 2020 Pre-Event #2 Bridging Stakeholder Gaps to Eliminating barriers to participation in Internet Governance Processes.
    3 Nov 06:30 to 08:00 UTC

  24. IGF 2020 Pre-Event #7 Innovations and Synergies Across Data Ecosystems for the SDGs
    Tuesday, 3 November, 2020 - 06:30 to 07:30 UTC
    3 Nov 06:30 to 07:30 UTC

  25. IGF 2020 Pre-Event #17 We the Internet - Experiencing the Global Deliberation
    Tuesday, 3 November, 2020 - 06:30 to 08:00 UTC
    3 Nov 06:30 to 08:00 UTC
    Humanity deserves and asks for better governance. The Global Citizens’ Dialogue on the future of Internet ( aims at addressing core questions of the future of Internet with ordinary citizens and stakeholders around the world.

  26. IGF 2020 Pre-Event #8 EuroDIG - Open Forum
    3 Nov 07:40 to 11:10 UTC
    EuroDIG - Open Forum is a chance to meet and exchange with European stakeholder. Participants from other regions are most welcome!

  27. IGF 2020 Pre-Event #37 Protecting the Public Core of the Internet: from formulation to implementation
    3 Nov 08:00 to 09:10 UTC
    Threats to the DNS system highlight the need to protect the core Internet functionalities. In 2017, the Global Commission on the Stability of Cyberspace (GCSC) issued its flagship norm to protect the public core of the Internet, which is now part of EU law, adopted by the Paris Call, and included in the pre-draft of the UN OEWG report. This session will give an overview of recent developments and explore ways in which to advance a concerted multistakeholder approach to advance this norm.

  28. IGF 2020 Pre-Event #21 AfICTA - Driving the digital potential of Africa
    3 Nov 08:10 to 09:10 UTC

  29. IGF 2020 Pre-Event #11 Digital Cooperation and Children’s Rights
    3 Nov 09:20 to 10:50 UTC
    Speakers: * Baroness Beeban Kidron * Prof. Sonia Livingstone, OBE * Dr Amanda Third * Jutta Croll * Tarique Kenny * Prof. Olga Khazova & Amal Aldoseri, members of the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child, co-chairs of the Working Group

  30. IGF 2020 Pre-Event #28 The Digital Justice Conversations
    3 Nov 09:20 to 12:20 UTC
    This session organized by IT for Change and Just Net Coalition will open with a panel discussion on Global Networking for Digital Justice in the New Age, offering insights into JNC’s evolving strategy. The launch of a compendium on a Digital New Deal will follow. Leading global scholars and activists will present their visions of digital technology that is democratically governed and committed to justice. It will conclude with reflections by Prof. Saskia Sassen and an open interaction.

  31. IGF 2020 Pre-Event #71 Policy of European countries towards shaping the competences of the future in the era of COVID-19 pandemic
    3 Nov 09:20 to 10:30 UTC
    World premiere of the report "Skills4tomorrow". It contains data summarizing research on the activities of governments and public institutions of selected European countries in the field of shaping the competences of the future in the time of the COVID-19 pandemic. The presentation will be followed by discussion with experts.

  32. IGF 2020 Pre-Event #90 COVID-19 as a flywheel for the digital transformation of the economy, public administration and society’
    3 Nov 10:40 to 11:40 UTC
    Speakers: Robert Redeleanu, CEO UPC Poland/Eastern Europe Baptiest Coopmans, CEO UPC Switzerland Prof. Grzegorz Mazurek, Rector of Kozminski University Mark Dekan, CEO, Ringier Axel Springer Media AG Eliza Kruczkowska, CIO, Polish Development Fund Ireneusz Piecuch, DGTL Law, expert, lawyer (moderator)

  33. IGF 2020 Pre-Event #13 Internet Society's Collaborative Leadership Exchange (CLX)
    3 Nov 11:00 to 14:00 UTC
    The Internet Society's 'Collaborative Leadership Exchange (CLX)’ will bring together experts and newcomers in an 'unconference' style to dialogue on how we can altogether grow and strengthen the Internet. Register to the session:

  34. IGF 2020 Pre-Event #15 Why Plan for Broadband?: A4AI Affordability Report 2020 Teaser & Discussion
    3 Nov 11:20 to 13:20 UTC
    Although just over half of the world’s population has come online, how are governments setting the targets required to get us to universal access? In many cases, they aren’t. This session will serve as a teaser for the forthcoming release of A4AI’s Affordability Report, and focus on the importance of national broadband plans in driving progress in affordable and meaningful access for everyone, especially those in low- and middle-income countries.

  35. IGF 2020 Pre-Event #54 Digitisation of the economy and society - an antidote to the international economic crisis?
    3 Nov 11:50 to 12:50 UTC
    The coronavirus pandemic has shown that the future of the global economy will be determined by its digitisation and a new approach to society's digital skills. Thanks to the accelerated digitisation process, business will be able to get back on its feet and give impetus to the recovering economy. Together with invited experts, we want to discuss the possibilities of speeding up the digitisation process and the desired directions of regulation, so that they favour innovation.

  36. IGF 2020 Pre-Event #27 National AI Strategies & AI for Sustainable Development
    3 Nov 12:40 to 13:55 UTC
    -Presentation of The Future Society's work developing national AI strategies in the Global South with a focus on achieving inclusive growth and sustainable development (Yolanda Lannquist) -Presentation of the development of Rwanda's National AI Strategy by Kim Schulte (GIZ FAIR Forward), Yolanda Lannquist and Philip Gasaatura (The Future Society)

  37. IGF 2020 Pre-Event #79 How culture went virtual in the face of pandemic and what are the consequences
    3 Nov 13:00 to 14:00 UTC
    During the sudden outbreak of the coronavirus the majority of artists had to resign form public performances and transfer their artistic activity to the Internet. What are the the consequences?

  38. IGF 2020 Pre-Event #89 Cybersecurity skills certification system in Poland
    3 Nov 13:00 to 14:00 UTC
    Insights on cybersecurity and the National Cybersecurity Certification System as part of the Polish Qualification Framework.

  39. IGF 2020 Pre-Event #59 Lessons from the African Internet Rights Alliance (AIRA) on Protecting Digital Rights in Africa
    3 Nov 13:30 to 14:00 UTC
    In this session, the African Internet Rights Alliance (AIRA) will share insights into its work over the past three years and discuss our interventions, with an interactive conversation exploring the need for transnational collaboration, partnerships and coalition-building to protect and expand digital rights across Africa.

  40. IGF 2020 Pre-Event #4 North Africa Stockholders Coordination meeting
    3 Nov 15:10 to 16:10 UTC

  41. IGF 2020 Pre-Event #14 The corona virus pandemic: A global crisis is showing us how to live online
    3 Nov 15:10 to 16:10 UTC
    The Covid-19 pandemic has completely changed our work routines and has touched the lives of many. SICs have reacted by providing timely resources to keep the online space as safe as possible. Helplines across the network have seen a drastic increase in calls related to online abuse. We will explore best practices, helpline data, online trends & most popular apps used by youth. Youth ambassadors will give their perspective on how the pandemic has affected their life.

  42. IGF 2020 Pre-Event #31 Civil Society Coordination meeting: a Public Interest Internet discussion
    3 Nov 15:10 to 16:40 UTC

  43. IGF 2020 Pre-Event #69 Internet Diverse - People United!
    3 Nov 15:10 to 16:25 UTC
    The development of AI Systems often amplifies social injustice. Using the example of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Automated Decision Making (ADM), we can see how closely violence, control and surveillance are interconnected with traditional systems of social exclusion. This is why we want to open the discourse and talk to people for whom AI causes injustice and leads to exclusion. So let’s talk about one of the most important topics of our time: AI & Social Justice.

  44. IGF 2020 Pre-Event #32 Environmental justice and an anti-extractive internet : impacting policy through developing a feminist principle
    3 Nov 16:20 to 19:20 UTC
    This interactive workshop will explore and consult on ways to create a feminist principle for an anti-extractive internet and what this means for policy advocacy in internet governance spaces.

  45. IGF 2020 Pre-Event #45 Youth's role in Capacity Building Activities
    3 Nov 16:20 to 17:20 UTC

  46. IGF 2020 Pre-Event #83 Agile State - opportunities and threats. How is the role of the state changing in the digital reality?
    3 Nov 16:40 to 17:25 UTC

  47. IGF 2020 Pre-Event #30 From Principles to Practice: Artificial Intelligence and the Role of the Private Sector
    3 Nov 16:50 to 18:50 UTC
    Bringing together international and regional organizations that have developed or are currently in the process of developing AI guidelines, this session will to consider how these policy recommendations can be translated into practice, specifically by private sector counterparts. The session will also highlight best practices from private sector actors that have developed ethical guidelines for their companies in line with existing frameworks and standards.

  48. IGF 2020 Pre-Event #92 Has the pandemic increased social inequalities due to lack of competence or the availability of new technologies?
    3 Nov 17:00 to 18:00 UTC
    Join our panel, to discuss about availability. We are glad to welcome experts and stakeholders namely: Dagmara Krzesińska (Coalition for Polish Innovations), Piotr Beńke (IBM, Poland), Bartłomiej Bańkowski (Inspatium Foundation), Prof. Renata Włoch (Digital Economy Lab, University of Warsaw), Łukasz Gabler (Santander, Poland) and Łukasz Malicki (Random Forest). Foundation Coalition for Polish Innovation

  49. IGF 2020 Pre-Event #50 People-focused Smart Cities
    3 Nov 17:30 to 19:00 UTC
    This session will share experiences from cities around the world, and their efforts to enable and enhance digital rights locally.

  50. IGF 2020 Pre-Event #61 Data for Good AI: How to create data governance model that fosters socially beneficial AI?
    3 Nov 17:40 to 19:10 UTC
    The outcomes will allow to understand how the new governance models for data can allow for fully utilizing the value of information and therefore boost the digital economy across countries and industries.

  51. IGF 2020 Pre-Event #33 Internet 101
    3 Nov 19:00 to 20:00 UTC
    What happens when you enter the address of a website in your browser, or click the send button in your email app? The session will take a step-by-step approach in explaining what happens behind the scenes: How does your computer know where to find that website and how does your message end up at the correct destination? Join ICANN, RIPE NCC and CENTR to learn about the origins of the Internet, Internet routing and the DNS.

  52. IGF 2020 Pre-Event #9 IGF LAC Space
    3 Nov 19:10 to 20:10 UTC
    IGF LAC Space is a session to gather all participants from the LAC region in an attempt to share their achievements of the present year and their plans for the following year. It started in 2016 in Guadalajara and this would be the 4th.

  53. IGF 2020 Pre-Event #19 Let's work. Deployment of internet standards and secure ICT products and services
    4 Nov 08:40 to 10:10 UTC
    Internet security is a pivotal topic for all users. Deployment of Internet standards, secure ICT-products and -services can contribute significantly to security. Deployment is the focus of this workshop. You can make a difference by joining the session and co-determine the priorities the DC-ISSS has to focus on in its first year. You're opinions and future contributions matter.

  54. IGF 2020 Pre-Event #51 Technology and climate change. Will the technology help us cope with climate change, which causes its rapid development.
    4 Nov 09:30 to 10:30 UTC
    During this session we will discuss whether environment and health issues are often raised by people and how do societies see environmental issues and the role of modern technologies in its protection. We would also talk about tech - whether it could help us to solve the problem that we have with climate change.

  55. IGF 2020 Pre-Event #96 The role of gigabit infrastructure in the building of a gigabit economy and society
    4 Nov 10:40 to 11:40 UTC
    Robert Redeleanu, CEO UPC Poland Manuel Kohnstamm, Chief Corporate Affairs Officer, Liberty Global Piotr Arak, Director, Polish Economic Institute  Wojciech Szajnar, Director, Digital Poland Projects Centre Karim Taga, Managing Director, Arthur D. Little Vesa Terava, Acting Head of Unit B2 – Implementation of Regulatory Framework, DG Infso, European Commission Igor Ostrowski, Global Co-Chair of Technology, Media & Telecommunications at Dentons (moderator)

  56. IGF 2020 Pre-Event #55 Taxing the digital economy - how to do it fairly?
    4 Nov 11:50 to 12:50 UTC
    The digital sector, which creates high added value for the economy, is under increasing regulatory pressure. Legal standards on privacy, the flow of personal and non-personal data, copyright and audiovisual issues are constantly being created and updated. All of this is being done to create the Digital Single Market in the UE. Together with experts we want to discuss the desired directions for regulation, so that they encourage innovation and do not lead to a loss of competitiveness.

  57. IGF 2020 Pre-Event #80 Content recognition tools. Novelty? Reality? Necessity? Danger?
    4 Nov 13:00 to 14:00 UTC
    There is a belief that application of recognition tools is ineffective, expensive and may lead to censorship. Is it true?

  58. IGF 2020 Pre-Event #20 Automating Society - we'll show the evidence
    4 Nov 13:30 to 14:30 UTC
    We will share state-of-the-art evidence about algorithmic decision-making (ADM) processes already in use, taken from our brand new Automating Society 2020 report, covering 16 European countries: Belgium, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, UK. Our partners from Centrum Cyfrowe, authors of the Poland chapter, will provide detail on the situation in Poland.

  59. IGF 2020 Pre-Event #97 Forum of the Internet & Jurisdiction Policy Network
    4 Nov 14:30 to 15:50 UTC
    The Forum of the Internet & Jurisdiction Policy Network will provide stakeholders with an update on the work of the organization in 2020, in particular about the release of several I&J Outcome Documents, the upcoming publication of the Internet & Jurisdiction and UN ECLAC Regional Status Report 2020 and the recent regional initiatives of the Policy Network with a special focus on Japan, Africa and Latin America.

  60. IGF 2020 Pre-Event #39 Internet Commons Forum
    4 Nov 16:00 to 17:40 UTC
    The Internet Commons Forum (ICF) gathers thinkers and doers working towards a less concentrated and more just Internet. Participants will explore the facets of the #digitalcommons and discuss strategies their implementation.

  61. IGF 2020 Pre-Event #72 Trust by design. How to make sure that Internet is safe for everyone?
    4 Nov 16:00 to 16:50 UTC

  62. IGF 2020 Pre-Event #63 Aiming for AI explainability: lessons from the field
    4 Nov 17:00 to 18:30 UTC
    AI systems will soon determine our rights and freedoms, shape our economic situation and physical wellbeing, affect market behaviour and natural environment. With the hype for ‘problem-solving’ AI, claims for (more) accountability in this field are gaining urgency. In this session we will not repeat them. Instead, we will consider their feasibility and discuss practical approaches to 'piercing the black box'. We will draw on practical lessons from the field.

  63. IGF 2020 Pre-Event #93 Privacy? Is there anything to worry about?
    4 Nov 17:10 to 18:10 UTC
    Join our panel, to discuss about privacy. We are glad to welcome experts and stakeholders namely: Karolina Małagocka Phd. (Kozminski University, Poland), Sylwia Stefaniak (Chancellery of the Prime Minister, Poland), Natalia Mileszyk (CEC Government Relations, Poland), Olga Budziszewska (Accenture, Poland), Krzysztof Wysocki (Oracle, Poland).

  64. IGF 2020 Pre-Event #73 Shared Digital – how to build a Public Civic Online Ecosystem
    4 Nov 18:50 to 20:05 UTC
    Our goal is to present progressive policy frameworks and visions that create a more equitable and democractic digital environment. Join the session to talk with creators of these visions and define together elements of a Shared Digital ecosystem.

  65. IGF 2020 Pre-Event #34 Latin America in a Glimpse: Automated Decision-Making, Discrimination and the Internet
    4 Nov 19:50 to 21:15 UTC
    This will be an oppotunity to learn, share and discuss about the ways AI and automated decision making technologies are shapping society in Latin America,especially for historically marginalized groups.

  66. IGF 2020 Pre-Event #52 Tech 4 Society - How to build an inclusive and open society for everyone, especially for disabled people.
    5 Nov 09:30 to 11:00 UTC
    This is a workshop so everyone could attend and be part of Q&A. During the first 15 minutes Piotr Mieczkowski will present idea on how to build an inclusive and open society for everyone, especially for disabled people. Next, people in the workshop will share their stories and ideas. Everyone is invited.

  67. IGF 2020 Pre-Event #77 Digital Sustainability Forum – a CEE initiative to support tech sustainability.
    5 Nov 11:00 to 12:20 UTC
    Participants of the panel Moderator: Nanna-Louise Wildfang Linde - Microsoft Speakers: Írisz Lippai-Nagy, Chief Executive Officer, AmCham Hungary Sara Polak, PRG.AI, Czechia Aleksander Tarkowski, Centrum Cyfrowe Radu Puchiu, Aspen Technology&Society Program, Romania Piotr Mieczkowski, Digital Poland

  68. IGF 2020 Pre-Event #67 The importance of digital skills amid the COVID-19 pandemic
    5 Nov 11:50 to 12:50 UTC
    The aim of this multistakeholder discussion is to provide insights and practical examples of programmes and frameworks on digital skills strategies from around the world, to serve as manageable models or inspiration.

  69. IGF 2020 Pre-Event #65 Promoting Rights-Respecting AI: a Call for Action from the Freedom Online Coalition
    5 Nov 12:40 to 13:40 UTC
    This session will be moderated by Charles Bradley, Executive Director of Global Partners Digital. Panelists include Dan Costello, Assistant Deputy Minister for Global Affairs Canada; Johanna Sumuvuori, State Secretary at the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland; Bernard Shen, Assistant General Counsel at Microsoft; Francesca Fanucci, Senior Legal Advisor at the European Center for Not-for-Profit Law; and Juliana Sakai, Chief Operating Officer at Transparência Brasil.

  70. IGF 2020 Pre-Event #81 Creativity and responsibility online
    5 Nov 13:00 to 14:00 UTC
    Does being creative online mean the same thing as being creative offline? How should artists and creators take care of their rights in virtual space and what should the responsibility of institutions be in this respect?

  71. IGF 2020 Pre-Event #64 Sharing of personal data during pandemic
    5 Nov 13:50 to 15:20 UTC
    During the session the results of the new empirical study on sharing of private data will be discussed with invited guests, including academics and public policy specialists. Apart from the results of our study, in the second part of the discussion we will invite experts to present results of the studies on the effectiveness of behavioral tools in public policy, with a special focus on applications that make use of personal data.

  72. IGF 2020 Pre-Event #75 Opportunities of the future and the development of startups - the experience of ecosystems
    5 Nov 14:10 to 15:10 UTC
    Discussion panel on barriers to entry, opportunities to overcome them and experiences from various startup ecosystems. A view from different perspectives: Business Environment Institutions (accelerators, incubators, Venture Capital), startups, government, education system.

  73. IGF 2020 Pre-Event #85 How to tackle discrimination by AI-enabled technologies? The potential of existing regulatory frameworks and AIAs
    5 Nov 16:20 to 20:10 UTC
    This pre-event focusses on one of the most divisive, disruptive and ultimately, most detrimental to social trust effects of Artificial Intelligence (AI)-enabled technologies, namely discrimination and the deepening of inequalities. It will discuss what legislative and policy tools and institutional mechanisms and structures can provide the most effective solution to breaches of the equality and non-discrimination principle in the context of AI-enabled technologies.

  74. IGF 2020 Pre-Event #74 Openness as a reponse to the crisis - open digital initiatives in the time of the pandemic.
    5 Nov 16:30 to 18:30 UTC
    The global response to the Covid-19 pandemic has quickly demonstrated the value of openness. In this session, we will discuss the significance of open sharing of knowledge, culture and other forms of intellectual property. Is openness a game changer in fighting the current crisis?

  75. IGF 2020 Pre-Event #60 How much state intervention in the Internet? The limits of criminalization of fake news by the state
    5 Nov 18:40 to 20:00 UTC
    1. Issue of the definition of fake news in the legal context. 2. Non-criminal measures to fight fake news. 3. Criminal law as a tool against fake news. 4. Issue of the jurisdiction in case of fake news 5. Do officials have the right to lie? 6. Fake news during the electoral campaign. 7. Medical fake news - need of criminalization?

  76. IGF 2020 Pre-Event #35 City open data platform - prototyping solutions for citizens and businesses
    6 Nov 09:00 to 11:30 UTC
    Interactive workshop dedicated to open data solutions in cities

  77. IGF 2020 Pre-Event #53 Digital Festivals, Digital Weeks, Digital Days – how to engange with citizens and talk about digitalisation?(Digital Poland Foun
    6 Nov 09:30 to 11:00 UTC
    During this session we would talk about the european alliance between 6 countries and the city of Vienna to promote citizen dialogue on digital change.

  78. IGF 2020 Pre-Event #87 21st century technologies for mobility in metropolitan areas as value added for cities and users
    6 Nov 13:00 to 14:30 UTC
    The session is a panel-brainstrom type with following agenda: 1. Opening presentation 14:00 CET - 15 mins 2. Panel session - part 1 14:15 CET - ~20...30 mins 3. ...switching to brainstorm-like with highly encouraged & motivated publicity and returning to the panel ~20...25 mins 4. Panel session - part 2 15:05 CET - ~15 mins 5. Final summary 15:20 CET - 10 mins

  79. IGF 2020 Pre-Event #86 Game Jam Kick Off Ceremony
    6 Nov 14:00 to 15:00 UTC
    Game Jam Kick Off

  80. IGF 2020 Pre-Event #82 How not to build a future society? Using data correctly to build a prosperous world for everyone
    6 Nov 17:10 to 17:55 UTC