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  1. TRUST
    IGF 2020 WS #317 DNS-Abuse in the Age of COVID-19: Lessons Learned
    9 Nov 06:00 to 07:30 UTC
    The Internet’s Domain Name System (DNS) is a critical technology on which Internet users rely on every day. Defining, measuring, and understanding DNS-Abuse, especially in the context of COVID-19, can help in mitigating harm and protecting end users. The session aims to detail efforts to measure abuse, explore the lessons learned during this pandemic, and discuss options for how to prevent such abuse from happening.

    Speaker 1: Jeff Bedser,  Technical Community, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
    Speaker 2: Ashley Heineman, Private Sector, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
    Speaker 3: John Crain, Technical Community, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
    Speaker 4: Merike Kaeo, Technical Community, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)

    Yes, compared to the initial submission. The final speakers are indicated above. 



  2. TRUST
    IGF 2020 WS #53 Right to Play?---Online Gaming and Child Rights
    9 Nov 07:40 to 09:10 UTC
    This workshop is planned to be an interactive session with meaningful discussion, and the discussion will be facilitated in the following ways. The diversity of speakers as we list above will enable diversified perspectives and views to be shared, highlighting children’s voices. The moderator is well informed and experienced in presiding multi-stakeholder discussions, and able to have a good control over the meeting progress.

    Speaker 1: Daniel Kardefelt Winther, Intergovernmental Organization, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
    Speaker 2: Manisha Shelat, Civil Society, Asia-Pacific Group
    Speaker 3: AMANDA THIRD, Technical Community, Asia-Pacific Group
    Speaker 4: Matt Mao, Private Sector, Asia-Pacific Group
    Speaker 5: Jing Sun, Private Sector, Asia-Pacific Group
    Speaker 6: Yufan Bai, Civil Society, Asia-Pacific Group

    Lanky Zheng, Male, Tencent  (to replace Matt Mao)

    Professor Pete Etchells, Male, Bath University (to replace Daniel Kardefelt Winther due to potential conflict of schedule)



  3. DATA
    IGF 2020 WS #187 Open data For Women and Persons with disabilities
    9 Nov 07:40 to 08:40 UTC
    Open Data is data which is made accessible and available in a standardized machine-readable format and under a license that allows it to be re-used and re-shared. Open data policies should be able to provide frameworks for opening up access to government data and provide governance mechanisms. Policies from governments should always highlight the requirements for the successful implementation of open data for all people including Women and Persons with disabilities.

    Speaker 1: Joan Katambi, Intergovernmental Organization, African Group
    Speaker 2: Rebecca Ryakitimbo, Civil Society, African Group
    Speaker 3: Peace Oliver Amuge, Civil Society, African Group
    Speaker 4: Eileen Kwiponya, Civil Society, African Group
    Speaker 5: Innocent Adriko, Civil Society, African Group

    Speaker 6: Shamim Nampijja, Civil Society, African Group

     

     

     



  4. INCLUSION
    IGF 2020 WS #37 Community Network, Electricity and Digital Inclusion
    9 Nov 07:40 to 09:10 UTC
    The objectives of this workshop session is to bring together key stakeholders to discuss this important topic within the Covid-19 context and how we can fully develop and improve community networks and showcase best practices and innovative solution within the global digital frameworks.

    Speaker 1: Salanieta Tamanikaiwaimaro, Civil Society, Asia-Pacific Group
    Speaker 2: Zeina Bou Harb, ,
    Speaker 3: Carlos Rey Moreno, Civil Society, African Group
    Speaker 4: Kwaku Antwi, Civil Society, African Group

    Propose speakers

    • Fuatai Gisa Purcell: - Chief Executive Officer, Office of the Regulator, Government of Samoa
    • Andre Laperriere, Executive Director, Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition (GODAN), Montreal, Canada
    • Carlos Rey-Moreno, Community Network Specialist, Association for Progressive Communications (APC), South Africa
    • Michuki Mwangi, Senior Director, Internet Technology and Development. Internet Society (ISOC)
    • Onica Nonhlanhla Makwakwa, A4AI Coordinator, Africa
    • Hon. Samuel Nartey George, Member of Parliament, Ghana
    • Salanieta Tamanikaiwaimaro, Legal Practitioner / Former UN IGF MAG Member
    • Stephanie Pariel, ICANN GNSO Council Member
    • Stanley Kwakye Dankyira, Co-Founder / Director, Maxim Nyansa (NGO)


  5. INCLUSION
    IGF 2020 WS #147 Building digital bridges: engaging young women online
    9 Nov 11:00 to 12:00 UTC
    In the session Building digital bridges: engaging young women online, we will learn how contextualized approaches to bridging the digital gender divide can lead to the empowerment of (young) women’s voices online. Three speakers will introduce different on-the-ground experiences and explore the differentiated responses needed to guarantee that women’s voices are heard.

    Speaker 1: Anna Kuliberda - Senior Advisor TechSoup 
    Speaker 2: Reema Hamidan - Project Coordinator Huna Libya
    Speaker 3: Jahou Nyan - Programme Specialist RNW Media 



  6. DATA
    IGF 2020 WS #128 Global crises and socially responsible data responses
    9 Nov 11:00 to 12:00 UTC
    This workshop will address how collaboration through responsible data-sharing could provide organizations (both public and private) around the world with access to the variety, quantity and quality of data to enable further progress in research, new products and services, as well as policy development.

    Speaker 1: Nnenna Nwakanma, Civil Society, African Group
    Speaker 2: Rudolf GRIDL, Government, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
    Speaker 3: Carolyn Nguyen, Private Sector, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
    Speaker 4: Christoph Steck, Private Sector, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)



  7. TRUST
    IGF 2020 WS #57 E-Human Trafficking: Understanding,Challenges,Opportunities
    9 Nov 11:00 to 12:00 UTC

    Speaker 1: MOHAMED FARAHAT, Civil Society, African Group
    Speaker 2: lucia bird, Civil Society, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
    Speaker 3: Elizabeth Orembo, Civil Society, African Group
    Speaker 4: Laine Munir, Civil Society, African Group
    Speaker 5: Irene Routté , Civil Society, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)



  8. TRUST
    IGF 2020 WS #43 Trusted Digital Space via PRIDA–Informed Transformed Africa
    9 Nov 12:10 to 13:40 UTC
    Session focus is trust & CBM in cyberspace in the context of Africa. Space to discuss issues of trust that hinders the use & utilization by AUC member states of the advanced data-driven digital services, such as IOT, big data, AI & ML. Challenges & opportunities presented by the global processes of digitalisation & datafication will be highlighted including the role of stakeholders in developing governance frameworks for a safe & trusted online space ie Ratification of Malabo Convention.

    Speaker 1: Moctar Yedaly, Intergovernmental Organization, African Group
    Speaker 2: Abdul-Hakeem Ajijola , Private Sector, African Group
    Speaker 3: NNENNA IFEANYI-AJUFO, ,

    1. 4.  Mr. Vladimir Radunovic – DiPLO Foundatio
    2. 5  Dr. Alison Gillwald,  Executive Director - Research ICT Africa

  9. IGF 2020 WS #182&318 Discussion on the Protection of Personal Data/Information and Privacy in the Prevention and ‎Control of COVID-19‎
    9 Nov 12:10 to 13:40 UTC
    This workshop will focus on the protection of personal data/information and privacy under the background of COVID-19 pandemic. Issues to be discussed include: 1) importance, value, problems and risks of ICT and Personal Data/Information; 2) where the boundaries of the use of data are when facing public health crisis; 3) discussion of learned experiences & practices and potential inspirations for the role of ICT in future crisis, etc.

    Speaker 1: Yuxiao Li, Civil Society, Asia-Pacific Group
    Speaker 2: HongJian Sun, Civil Society, Asia-Pacific Group
    Speaker 3: Luigi Gambardella, Civil Society, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)

    (1) Mr. Liang Hao, Deputy Director-General, Bureau of International Cooperation, Cyberspace Administration of China

    (2) Mr. Jan Kleijssen, Director of Information Society and Action against Crime, Council of Europe

    (3) Mr. Peng Feng, Deputy Secretary-General of China Internet Development Foundation

    (4) Ms. Dr. Stephanie Perrin, President of Digital Discretion, Canada, Chair of the Non-Commercial Stakeholder Group

    (5) Mr. Luigi Gambardella, President of ChinaEU, Civil Society, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)

    (6) Mr. Ricky Rakesh, Faculty and Researcher on data privacy and protection, India

    (7) Mr. Fang Yu, Director of Cyberlaw Research Center, China Academy of Information and Communications Technology, Civil Socity, Asia-Pacific

    (8) Ms. Francesca Musiani, Researcher at CNRS, France

    (9) Mr. Wang Lei, Senior Counsel of Sina Group, Private Sector, Asia-Pacific

    (10) Mr. T. George-Maria TYENDEZWA, Head of Cybercrime Prosecution Unit, Nigeria

    (11) Ms. Wang Li, Researcher at Xi'An Jiaotong University Suzhou Academy of Information Security, China

    (12) Mr. Eduardo Bertoni, President of the Argentinian DPA



  10. INCLUSION
    IGF 2020 WS #105 Designing inclusion policies in Internet Governance
    9 Nov 12:10 to 13:40 UTC
    The session will have 3 segments: 1) Introduction of speakers 2) Collective discussion on the 5 topics, dividing the analysis in 3 blocks, using a collective document we will share during the session. 3) Online campaign: after the collective discussion, we will start drafting the online campaign at a mind map. This link will be also provided during the session.

    Speaker 1: Mamadou Lo , Civil Society, African Group
    Speaker 2: Eileen Cejas , Civil Society, Latin American and Caribbean Group (GRULAC)
    Speaker 3: Mohammand N. Azizi, Government, Asia-Pacific Group
    Speaker 4: Meri Baghdasaryan, Civil Society, Eastern European Group
    Speaker 5: Debora Barletta, Civil Society, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)



  11. INCLUSION
    IGF 2020 WS #163 Access Challenges among Rural Communities & Local Solutions
    9 Nov 17:20 to 18:50 UTC

    Speaker 1: Michael Spencer, Private Sector, African Group
    Speaker 2: Mary Olushoga, Civil Society, African Group
    Speaker 3: Harmik Singh, Civil Society, Asia-Pacific Group



  12. TRUST
    IGF 2020 WS #342 People vs machines: collaborative content moderation
    9 Nov 17:20 to 18:50 UTC
    This session explores the complexities of content moderation at scale and potential implications for trust in the internet. While some platforms deploy technology to automatically moderate information, others enable their users to participate in moderation practices. In this session, speakers will discuss the kind of support, architecture, norms, and other systems that will be needed for communities to be able to do this work effectively and safely.

    Speaker 1: Robert Faris, Civil Society, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
    Speaker 2: Mira Milosevic, Civil Society, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
    Speaker 3: Marwa Fatafta, Civil Society, Asia-Pacific Group
    Speaker 4: Mercedes Mateo Diaz, Intergovernmental Organization, Latin American and Caribbean Group (GRULAC)


  13. IGF 2020 WS #122&20 Data to Inclusion: Building datasets in African Languages
    10 Nov 08:40 to 10:10 UTC
    How can access to data in low resource languages be strengthened? What policy measures can strengthen AI-driven innovation for reinforcing multilingualism online? The session will present projects from Africa and Asia on developing and using datasets in low-resource languages to strengthen access to information. It will be the springboard for the launch of the Open for Good Alliance by UNESCO, GIZ, IDRC, Mozilla Foundation among other founding partners.

    Speaker 1: Dorothy Gordon, Civil Society, African Group
    Speaker 2: Philipp Olbrich, Government, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)

    Workshop Speakers

    Speaker 1: Dr. Joyce Nabende, Makerere University, Uganda, Civil Society, African Group
    Speaker 2: Kathleen Siminyu, AI4D Network Africa, Kenya, Civil Society, African Group

    Speaker 3: Roy Boney Jr., Cherokee Language Program, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
    Speaker 4: Subhashish Panigrahi, Civil Society, Asia-Pacific Group

    Introductory remarks by UNESCO

    Speaker list updated after combining the workshop proposal with WS #20 Exploring the future of endangered languages in cyberspace.
     



  14. DATA
    IGF 2020 WS #75 AI solution and governance for global public emergencies
    10 Nov 08:40 to 10:10 UTC
    This workshop will explore the potential of AI to create solutions for global public emergencies and build some good governance models of AI.

    Speaker 1: Chuang Liu, Civil Society, Asia-Pacific Group
    Speaker 2: KE GONG, Intergovernmental Organization, Intergovernmental Organization
    Speaker 3: Ricardo Israel Robles Pelayo, Private Sector, Latin American and Caribbean Group (GRULAC)
    Speaker 4: Horst Kremers, Technical Community, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
    Speaker 5: Daisy Selematsela, Civil Society, African Group



  15. TRUST
    IGF 2020 WS #97 Fact-Checking: A Realm for Multi-stakeholder model?
    10 Nov 08:40 to 10:10 UTC
    The workshop relates to the rising amount of false information spread online and explores fact-checking mechanisms used by various stakeholders in order to minimise the spread of misinformation. It aims to raise a discussion about the responsibilities held and issues encountered by different stakeholders in the current fact-checking environment, proposes and brings to the discussion the development of a global benchmark of best practices for fact-checking.

    Speaker 1: Charles Mok, Government, Asia-Pacific Group
    Speaker 2: Alice Echtermann, Civil Society, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
    Speaker 3: Obed Sindy, Civil Society, Latin American and Caribbean Group (GRULAC)
    Speaker 4: BIRARDA CARINA, Technical Community, Latin American and Caribbean Group (GRULAC)
    Speaker 5: Jens Kaessner, Government, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)



  16. TRUST
    IGF 2020 WS #59 Everything you wanted to ask about Hate Speech but didn't
    10 Nov 10:20 to 11:20 UTC
    This session looks European policy and practice initiatives combating hate speech launched in past years to address the risks hate speech online poses to human rights and societies. It focused on three areas: Prevention Measures; Protection: Self & Co-regulatory approaches; Prosecution: use of national criminal and administrative legislation covering hate speech in the online environment. Through breakout groups participants will discuss promising practices.

    Speaker 1: Nadejda Hriptievschi , Civil Society, Eastern European Group
    Speaker 2: Sejal Parmar, Civil Society, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
    Speaker 3: Alexandra LAFFITTE, Technical Community, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
    Speaker 4: Alexander Schaefer, Government, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
    Speaker 5: Bastiaan Winkel, Government, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
    Speaker 6: Albin Dearing, Government, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
    Speaker 7: Martin Mlynár, Civil Society, Eastern European Group

     



  17. 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



  18. INCLUSION
    IGF 2020 WS #327 Believe it or not, the Internet Protocol is on Sale!
    10 Nov 10:20 to 11:20 UTC
    The discussion will be facilitated by the on site moderator who will use an online platform, called sli.do, to present the policy questions that will be debated by panelists and audience.

    Speaker 1: Lee Howard, Private Sector, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
    Speaker 2: Antonio Marcos Moreiras, Technical Community, Latin American and Caribbean Group (GRULAC)
    Speaker 3: Mukom Akong Tamon, Technical Community, African Group

    Marco Hogewoning (RIPE NCC)

    Rajesh Chharia (Internet Service Providers Association of India)



  19. TRUST
    IGF 2020 WS #81 Overcoming the US-China digital Cold War
    10 Nov 14:10 to 15:40 UTC
    How should Internet governance respond to the intensifying conflict between the US and China? Do cybersecurity concerns really justify economic sanctions, trade barriers and the blocking of information? What forms of peaceful co-existence are possible between the US and Chinese Internets? Between the European and Chinese Internets?

    Speaker 1: Kulesza Joanna, Civil Society, Eastern European Group
    Speaker 2: Gagliardone Iginio, Civil Society, African Group
    Speaker 3: Jyoti Panday , Civil Society, Asia-Pacific Group
    Speaker 4: Feng Guo, Civil Society, Asia-Pacific Group

    Stephen C. Anderson, Government, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
    Charles Mok, Government, Asia-Pacific Group



  20. INCLUSION
    IGF 2020 WS #152 Cultural processes in the age of the digital revolution
    10 Nov 14:10 to 15:40 UTC
    The internet space is an extremely multi-threaded and complex process that is very closely related to social development. Recognising the extent of the internet, it is crucial for everyone to learn to govern this digital revolution in their everyday lives. COVID-19 restrictions have only amplified this, turning the home into a remotely-connected school and workplace. The workshop will focus on the human-media practices and analyse what steps must be taken to building good digital citizenship.

    Speaker 1: Philippine Balmadier, Civil Society, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
    Speaker 2: Miroslaw Filiciak, Private Sector, Eastern European Group
    Speaker 3: Anna Kalinowska, Civil Society, Eastern European Group
    Speaker 4: Janice Richardson, Civil Society, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
    Speaker 5: Anna Rywczyńska, Technical Community, Eastern European Group



  21. INCLUSION
    IGF 2020 WS #107 Educational Opportunities & Challenges in Times of Crisis
    10 Nov 14:10 to 15:40 UTC
    The session will have an interactive format.

    Speaker 1: Alfredo Calderon, Civil Society, Latin American and Caribbean Group (GRULAC)
    Speaker 2: Sona Baghiyan, Civil Society, Eastern European Group
    Speaker 3: Gloria Alaneme, Civil Society, African Group
    Speaker 4: Tel Amiel, Civil Society, Latin American and Caribbean Group (GRULAC)
    Speaker 5: Glenn McKnight, Civil Society, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
    Speaker 6: Thiago Moraes, Civil Society, Latin American and Caribbean Group (GRULAC)



  22. TRUST
    IGF 2020 WS #71 Building trust through responsible response to global crises
    10 Nov 15:50 to 16:50 UTC
    This panel will explore the appropriate role of government and the private sector to ensure reliable and secure connectivity for citizens during times of global crises and in so doing create a framework of trust. It will examine lessons learned through the COVID-19 event and best practices for evolving this framework of trust to prepare for other large-scale response events

    Speaker 1: Kathryn Condello, Private Sector, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
    Speaker 2: Toshiya Jitsuzumi, Civil Society, Asia-Pacific Group
    Speaker 3: Doreen Bogdan-Martin, Intergovernmental Organization, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
    Speaker 4: , ,

    New Moderator:  Chris Boyer, AT&T/. Will replace Rinalia Abul Rahim, Internet Society, who has a conflict.

    Correction to Speaker Information: Kathryn Condello, Lumen. Since the workshop was initially submitted, Ms. Condello's company has changed its name from CenturyLink to Lumen. Her updated biography follows:

    Kathryn Condello

    Lumen

    Senior Director, National Security / Emergency Preparedness

                   

    Roles:

    Vice-Chair, Communications SCC

    Past Chair, DHS NCC/Comms-ISAC

     

    Kathryn Condello represents Lumen at the Federal level in all policy, planning and operational issues related to National Security, Emergency Preparedness, Disaster Response, Cybersecurity, Critical Infrastructure Protection, and Continuity of Operations.  

    Ms. Condello is an operations-focused leader within Lumen and the Communications Sector, with extensive, executive-level experience in managing and directing broad corporate and industry initiatives in the areas of strategic planning, policy development, government relations, network deployment/operations, and business marketing functions.  Ms Condello has more than 20 years experience in industry level initiatives associated with national security, network reliability, and emergency preparedness programs, planning and policy initiatives. 

     

    She holds a B.A. from the University of Virginia, an M.B.A. from Loyola College, served as a Principal Associate (Research Professor) with George Mason University’s Critical Infrastructure Protection Program, and is currently an Adjunct Professor with the University of New Hampshire M.S. program in Cybersecurity Policy and Risk Management.   Ms Condello started her career in the public safety radio business, was one of the first commercial wireless pioneers, and gathered more than 20 years commercial wireless experience prior to joining Lumen

     



  23. 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



  24. DATA
    IGF 2020 WS #194 Governing Cross Border Data Flow & Sustainable Development
    10 Nov 15:50 to 16:50 UTC
    The proposed session will shed light on the adverse impact of restricting cross border data flows on factors affecting sustainable development goals of inclusive growth, full employment and innovation such as denting inclusive participation in economy of Medium Small and Micro Enterprises (MSMEs) and startups, from developing countries working in the Information Technology Enabled Service (ITES) sector along with effect on consumers trust and usage of select digital technology-driven services.

    Speaker 1: Raymond Tavares, Intergovernmental Organization, Intergovernmental Organization
    Speaker 2: Jay Gullish, Government, Asia-Pacific Group
    Speaker 3: Bipul Chatterjee, Civil Society, Asia-Pacific Group
    Speaker 4: Peter Mwecha, Private Sector, African Group

    We are bringing in an additional speaker from the intergovernmental organisation, which would add more value and gender and regional diversity in our panel instead of Mr. Peter Mwecha. The speaker’s experience and expertise in the areas of international trade and technological developments would bring in a developing country perspective on the issue of cross border data flows and its impact on trade-led growth in the African region. Additionally, her advanced experience with an intergovernmental organisation would help shed light on the role of such organisations in building regional partnerships leading to more dialogue and discussion between countries. Moreover, we have taken into account the valued feedback given by the MAG committee to inculcate more diversity into the panel by adding a new speaker. Our final speaker list is-

    1. Mr. Raymond Tavares, UNIDO
    2. Mr. Jay Gullish, USIBC
    3. Dr. Joy M.A Katgekwa, UNDP
    4. Mr. Bipul Chatterjee, CUTS International (Moderator and Presenter)


  25. TRUST
    IGF 2020 WS #195 Protection or Participation? Child Rights in a New Normal
    11 Nov 09:40 to 11:10 UTC
    The global COVID-19 crisis has brought into sharp focus many unresolved challenges relating to Children’s Rights in a digital context, including questions around protection and participation. This session will follow a debate format with speakers sharing perspectives from their experiences and area of expertise. Audience members will be given the opportunity to ask questions and debate the recommendations.

    Speaker 1: Uri Sadeh, Intergovernmental Organization, Intergovernmental Organization
    Speaker 2: Bongani Dlamini, Civil Society, African Group
    Speaker 3: AMANDA THIRD, Technical Community, Asia-Pacific Group

    Ohalia will be bringing the practitioner's perspective.



  26. INCLUSION
    IGF 2020 WS #132 Inclusion Challenges and Solutions for Fair Online Education
    11 Nov 09:40 to 11:10 UTC
    With the development of advanced network and online resources, more and more people have benefited from online education programs. Contrary to what many believe, some students who have internet connections only have poor connections. Public schools that operate educational programs available only through high-speed internet connections are not truly accessible. The demand for bandwidth of online education becomes more urgent when people have to study from home during public emergencies.

    Speaker 1: Yang Yang, Technical Community, Asia-Pacific Group
    Speaker 2: Radomir Bolgov, Civil Society, Eastern European Group
    Speaker 3: Ines Hfaiedh, Government, African Group
    Speaker 4: Mikhail Komarov, Civil Society, Eastern European Group
    Speaker 5: Elsa Estevez, Civil Society, Latin American and Caribbean Group (GRULAC)

    Unfortunately,  Prof. Radomir Bolgov and Ms. Ines Hfaiedh will not be able to attend due to his personal reasons. 
    Prof. Radomir Bolgov (Eastern European Group) and Ms. Ines Hfaiedh will be removed from the speaker list of Workshop IGF 2020 WS #132.
    We will allocate the saved time to other four speakers and Q&A.
    We have another speaker (Prof. Mikhail Komarov) from Eastern European Group to ensure the diversity of regions.

    Allow me to apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.



  27. TRUST
    IGF 2020 WS #234 Security of digital products: Industry and enhancing trust
    11 Nov 11:20 to 12:20 UTC
    Building on the Geneva Dialogue on Responsible Behavior in Cyberspace - a project implemented by the FDFA of Switzerland and DiploFoundation – this interactive session will discuss best practices for creating resilient and ethical digital products. It will bring together perspectives of the businesses, public authorities, tech community, and civil society, from around world. The discussion will build upon the draft output document, and the discussion at SICW2020 (see: https://genevadialogue.ch/)

    Speaker 1: Jon Albert Fanzun, Government, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
    Speaker 2: Barrack Otieno, Technical Community, African Group
    Speaker 3: Anastasiya Kazakova, Private Sector, Eastern European Group
    Speaker 4: Sebastian Stranieri, Private Sector, Latin American and Caribbean Group (GRULAC)
    Speaker 5: David Koh, Government, Asia Pacific Group



  28. INCLUSION
    IGF 2020 WS #289 Women and the platform economy: Access, Autonomy and Agency
    11 Nov 11:20 to 12:20 UTC
    The platform economy is growing at a fast pace across the global South, with mixed impact on workers. This roundtable will focus on the role of women workers in this ecosystem, including issues of access, digital literacy and skills, and the impact of algorithmic management on workers' autonomy. We will also discuss possibilities of alternative models and strategies to ensure that workers' agency and rights are enhanced and protected.

    Speaker 1: Mawii Zothan, Civil Society, Asia-Pacific Group
    Speaker 2: Aayush Rathi, Civil Society, Asia-Pacific Group
    Speaker 3: Lalvani Simiran, Civil Society, Asia-Pacific Group

    The speakers for this session are Fairuz Mullagee, Simiran Lalvani, and Sofía B. Scasserra. The session will be hosted and moderated by the Centre for Internet and Society, India, and Tandem Research.



  29. 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



  30. TRUST
    IGF 2020 WS #129 The Revolution won't be Televised, but Social Mediatised?
    11 Nov 15:10 to 16:40 UTC
    The session will discuss a very popular and timely issue, namely the power of social media. The way individual users or groups use social media platforms to influence and shape the public opinion of users and their followers. The session will offer a great discussion between different stakeholders and experts in the field, ranging from Facebook representatives to children’s rights advocates. Topical, interactive, revolutionary.

    Speaker 1: Anastasiya Dzyakava, Government, Eastern European Group
    Speaker 2: Jutta Croll, Civil Society, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
    Speaker 3: David Miles, Private Sector, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
    Speaker 4: Magdalena Duszyńska , Civil Society, Eastern European Group
    Speaker 5: Ricardo Campos, Government, Latin American and Caribbean Group (GRULAC)



  31. DATA
    IGF 2020 WS #73 DNS over HTTPS (DoH): Human Rights, Markets, and Governance
    11 Nov 15:10 to 16:40 UTC
    This session explains how the DoH standard, which protects domain name queries, affects fundamental Internet governance issues like cybersecurity and human rights. Panelists and audience members will discuss the implications of DoH adoption for network/user security and privacy, the economic incentives and organization of impacted markets, potential impacts on domestic regulatory compliance and extraterritorial effects of DoH adoption, and explore some recent decisions by states.

    Speaker 1: Joey Salazar, Civil Society, Latin American and Caribbean Group (GRULAC)
    Speaker 2: Andrei Robachevsky, Technical Community, Western European and Other States Group (WEOG)
    Speaker 3: Bruna Santos , Civil Society, Latin American and Caribbean Group (GRULAC)
    Speaker 4: Amod Malviza, Private Sector, Asia Pacific
    Speaker 5: Alissa Starzak, Private Sector, Western European and Other States Group (WEOG)

    We have also confirmed as a speaker the participation of Alissa Starzak, Head of Public Policy, Cloudflare (WEOG), Olga Makarova, Head of Internet and Data Services, MTS (EEG), and Barry Leiba, Director Internet Standards, Futurewei and IETF Area Director.

     



  32. DATA
    IGF 2020 WS #207 Ensuring Trusted Data Sharing for Monitorining the SDGs
    11 Nov 15:10 to 16:40 UTC
    This session addresses the multiple challenges and opportunities stemming from the use of diverse (tradicional and innovative) data sources, and of data sharing scenarios involving various stakeholders for monitoring the SGDs. The WS features renowed experts inlcuding authorities from statistical offices, representatives of international organizations, academia and civil society, from different regions of the world.

    Speaker 1: Ana Laura Martinez, Civil Society, Latin American and Caribbean Group (GRULAC)
    Speaker 2: Daniel Ker, Intergovernmental Organization, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
    Speaker 3: Jaco Toit, Intergovernmental Organization, Intergovernmental Organization
    Speaker 4: Mark Uhrbach, Government, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
    Speaker 5: Dominik Rozkrut, Government, Eastern European Group
    Speaker 6: Alison Gillwald, Civil Society, African Group
    Speaker 7: Helani Galpaya, Civil Society, Asia-Pacific Group



  33. INCLUSION
    IGF 2020 WS #139 CopyLeft or Right? Mediating Interests in Academic Databases
    11 Nov 16:50 to 18:20 UTC
    None

    Speaker 1: Vivian Moya, Government, Asia-Pacific Group
    Speaker 2: Mariana Valente, Civil Society, Latin American and Caribbean Group (GRULAC)
    Speaker 3: Thierry Nathanael Kopia , Civil Society, African Group
    Speaker 4: Elnur Karimov, Civil Society, Eastern European Group



  34. 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.



  35. DATA
    IGF 2020 WS #184 Children’s Rights and Participation in Data Governance
    11 Nov 16:50 to 17:50 UTC
    The panel will focus on 4 themes centred around children's rights and participation in the governance of their educational data in increasingly digitised schools (1)Voice: Who are the users of edtech? (2)Freedom: What futures do we imagine where opt-out of digital tech use in schools isn’t available? (3) Rights: Existing limitations and best practices to education data use and collection. (4)Threats and Opportunities from AI in education.

    Speaker 1: Couldry Nick, Private Sector, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
    Speaker 2: Bietti Elettra, Private Sector, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
    Speaker 3: Greene Gretchen , Technical Community, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
    Speaker 4: Ganesh Varunram, Technical Community, Asia-Pacific Group

    Main speakers include:

    Velislava Hillman 
    Velislava Hillman is a senior researcher and a Visiting Fellow at the London School of Economics & Political Science. Her research interests are in children's role and rights in education data use, data privacy preservation and data ownership, and children's voices in increasingly digitized and data-driven learning spaces. Velislava is the founder of EDDS, a start-up focused on student data privacy and literacy.

    Nick Couldry
    Nick Couldry is a sociologist of media and culture. He is Professor of Media Communications and Social Theory at the London School of Economics and Political Science, and from 2017 has been Faculty Associate at Harvard’s Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society. He is the author or editor of fifteen books including most recently The Costs of Connection: How Data is Colonizing Human Life and Appropriating Life for Capitalism (with Ulises Mejias, Stanford UP), Media: Why It Matters  (Polity 2019), Media, Voice, Space and Power (Routledge 2020), The Mediated Construction of Reality (with Andreas Hepp, Polity, 2016), Media, Society, World: Social Theory and Digital Media Practice (Polity 2012) and Why Voice Matters (Sage 2010).

    Gretchen Greene
    Gretchen Greene, C.Phil, M.S., J.D., is an internationally recognized expert on face and emotion recognition and AI and AV policy and ethics whose advice to governments has been read in 8,000 cities. Gretchen Greene is an AI policy advisor, Yale trained lawyer, computer vision scientist, autonomous vehicle engineer and former U.S. national lab mathematician whose broad, multi-industry and government experience includes technical, legal and policy work for the U.S. Departments of Energy, Defense, Justice and Homeland Security, the British House of Lords, NRDC Asia and Ropes & Gray.

    Doaa Abu-Elyounes 
    Doaa Abu-Elyounes is a doctoral student at Harvard Law School; and an affiliate at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University. Doaa researches the effect of artificial intelligence algorithms on the criminal justice system; and the legal framework that is suitable to govern the new space.

    Beatriz Botero Arcila
    Beatriz Botero Arcila is a doctoral candidate at Harvard Law School and an affiliate at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University. Her research studies the governance of data collected by digital platforms in cities, such as sharing economy firms and smart city technology providers. 

    Varunram Ganesh
    Varunram Ganesh is a Research Engineer and Entrepreneur from Chennai, India working at the MIT Digital Currency Initiative (DCI). His background is in technology research and data privacy, and his interests span cryptocurrencies, personal data security and emerging technologies. As an active entrepreneur, he performs research at the intersection of data privacy and student inclusion at EDDS, a startup focused on student data privacy, and leads Bitcoin education initiatives at BitHyve.



  36. TRUST
    IGF 2020 WS #210 Nobody Left Behind - Interregional Cyber Capacity Building
    12 Nov 07:20 to 08:20 UTC
    This workshop aims to bring together stakeholders from developing regions to identify best practices of cyber capacity building initiatives and the prerequisites needed to ensure their sustainability. The participants will look at the different perspectives of cyber capacity building across stakeholder groups and what roles these actors can play in developing capacity.

    Speaker 1: Liga Rozentale, Private Sector, Eastern European Group
    Speaker 2: Latha Reddy, Civil Society, Asia-Pacific Group
    Speaker 3: Bart Hogeveen, Civil Society, Asia-Pacific Group

    Folake Olagunju, GFCE Advisory Board Co-Chair & Program Officer of Internet and Cybersecurity, ECOWAS

    Kerstin Vignard, Head, UNIDIR support team to General Assembly processes pursuant to resolutions 73/27 and 73/266



  37. TRUST
    IGF 2020 WS #176 Assurance and transparency in ICT supply chain security
    12 Nov 09:00 to 10:30 UTC
    This workshop will examine how trust in global ICT supply chains – and the ICT products and services they are developing, deploying, and provisioning – can be strengthened through objective, risk-informed, and verifiable assurance and transparency measures that enhance security, safety, stability, and resilience of the Internet and underlying ICT.

    Speaker 1: Anastasiya Kazakova, Private Sector, Eastern European Group
    Speaker 2: Katherine Getao, Government, African Group
    Speaker 3: Mohamed SAAD, Civil Society, African Group
    Speaker 4: Dr Amirudin Abdul Wahab, Government, Asia-Pacific Group
    Speaker 5: Philipp Amann, Intergovernmental Organization, Intergovernmental Organization



  38. INCLUSION
    IGF 2020 WS #324 One size fits all? Global norms as a threat to inclusion.
    12 Nov 09:00 to 10:30 UTC
    This session explores the ways that - in 2020, still - rules for internet are shaped in some parts of the world and brought to others. The panelists will discuss how cross-border application of rules and regulations for content and conduct online as well as the processes to shape the global standards and norms could impact access to information and digital inclusion.

    Speaker 1: Agustina Del Campo, Civil Society, Latin American and Caribbean Group (GRULAC)
    Speaker 2: Chinmayi Arun, Civil Society, Asia-Pacific Group
    Speaker 3: Alex Walden, Private Sector, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
    Speaker 4: Frane Maroevic, Civil Society, Intergovernmental Organization



  39. TRUST
    IGF 2020 WS #287 Robots against disinformation - Automated trust building?
    12 Nov 12:20 to 13:20 UTC
    This workshop will use the format of a roundtable discussion to explore initiatives and tools currently being used to automate the countering of online disinformation while also highlighting the main challenges and opportunities of using helpful bots to fight harmful bots in the context of online disinformation.

    Speaker 1: Christopher Tuckwood, Civil Society, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
    Speaker 2: Debora Albu, Civil Society, Latin American and Caribbean Group (GRULAC)
    Speaker 3: Christian Perrone, Civil Society, Latin American and Caribbean Group (GRULAC)
    Speaker 4: Jan Gerlach, Civil Society, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)

    Name: Jenna Fung 

    Affiliation: NetMission

    Region: Asia, Asia Pacific

    Stakeholder group: Civil Society

     

    We were missing an Asian perspective on the issue and therefore included a new speaker from the region and who works with the issue in the region.



  40. DATA
    IGF 2020 WS #125 How do you embed trust and confidence in AI?
    12 Nov 12:20 to 13:20 UTC
    The proposed session will debate questions regarding governance methods to providing citizens, organizations and governments with the means to assess the trustworthiness of AI systems. As AI is playing an increasingly vital role in the services that are provided over the internet, as well as running and maintaining the core infrastructure that the internet depends on, trust in the Internet is increasingly defined by trust in these AI systems.

    Speaker 1: Clara Neppel, Technical Community, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
    Speaker 2: Parminder Jeet Singh, Civil Society, Asia-Pacific Group
    Speaker 3: Ansgar Koene, Private Sector, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
    Speaker 4: Yohko HATADA, Civil Society, Asia-Pacific Group
    Speaker 5: Amani Abou-Zeid , Intergovernmental Organization, African Group

    The moderator role will be take over by Catherine (Katie) Kummer, Global Deputy Vice Chair, Public Policy at EY, who will replace Hassan-Szlamka Fatima in this role since Fatima will be on maternity leave.

    Mr. Ajijola Abdul-Hakeem,the Chair of the African Union Cybersecurity Expert Group (AUCSEG), will replace Dr. Amani Abou-Zeid, who unfortunately will have to attend to other AU matters at the time of our panel.

     



  41. 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



  42. TRUST
    IGF 2020 WS #180 Trust, Media Ethics & Governance During COVID-19 Crisis
    12 Nov 14:30 to 16:00 UTC
    The workshop will address the impact of public health crisis Covid-19 upon the global internet systems and citizens related to trust, media and democracy. Combing local and global perspectives on internet governance and media communication, this session builds a platform for speakers and moderators from China, Europe, India, and Singapore to discuss above issues on an interdisciplinary and multi-dimensional approach from diverse geographic and stakeholder perspectives.

    Speaker 1: Amrita Choudhury, Civil Society, Asia-Pacific Group
    Speaker 2: Elinor Carmi, Civil Society, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
    Speaker 3: shu wang, Private Sector, Asia-Pacific Group
    Speaker 4: Rolf Weber, Civil Society, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
    Speaker 5: Yun Long, Government, Asia-Pacific Group

     

    • Prof Ang Peng Hwa         Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore   
    • Dr. Ansgar Koene             Horizon Digital Economy  Research Institue, University of Nottingham, UK


  43. INCLUSION
    IGF 2020 WS #212 Learn from Home During COVID-19
    12 Nov 14:30 to 16:00 UTC
    This session focuses on practices, experiences, and insights on digital infrastructure, learning management systems, and new digital behaviors during COVID-19. It will also cover the education for the most marginalized post-COVID-19, and suggest guidance for governments in the uses of digital technologies in education. We hope to come up with a more complete overview of the challenges faced by educators and learners, and suggestions to the identified issues together with all attendees.

    Speaker 1: Tim Unwin, Intergovernmental Organization, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
    Speaker 2: Rilla Gusela Sumisra, Technical Community, Asia-Pacific Group
    Speaker 3: Paola Galvez, Private Sector, Latin American and Caribbean Group (GRULAC)
    Speaker 4: Veronica STEFAN, Civil Society, Eastern European Group



  44. DATA
    IGF 2020 WS #236 Data flows, Trade and International Cooperation
    12 Nov 14:30 to 16:00 UTC
    Trade is facilitated when Internet functions at its best and data can flow freely and efficiently. Reciprocally, the global reach and effectiveness of the Internet depend on trade. This event discusses how data policies affect companies providing the digital infrastructure needed for the data revolution. The event presents international cooperation schemes in privacy, cybersecurity and competition, and discusses the effectiveness of these schemes and how they affect Internet companies.

    Speaker 1: Jade Nester, Private Sector, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)

    Speaker 1Carl Gahnberg, Senior Policy Advisor at Internet Society

    Speaker 2Jade Nester, Director, Consumer Policy at Global System for Mobile Communications (GSMA)
     
    Speaker 3:Richard Syers, Principal Policy Officer, Information Commissioner's Office, on behalf of the  Global Privacy Assembly
     
    Speaker 4:Dr Sean Manion, Neuroscientist and Chief Scientific Officer at ConsenSys Health 


  45. DATA
    IGF 2020 WS #247 ICTs, SDGs, and Existing Data Gaps for Measuring Progress
    12 Nov 16:10 to 17:40 UTC
    This panel will focus on a roadmap for a broad set of actors to address data gaps for sustainable development. The panelists, drawn from different stakeholder groups will share current practices, reflecting upon the past couple years of progress and setbacks, and develop tentative recommendations on future best practices. The panelists will provide practical strategies to overcome the existing setbacks and highlight successful country and local-level practices.

    Speaker 1: Lorrayne Porciuncula, Intergovernmental Organization, Latin American and Caribbean Group (GRULAC)
    Speaker 2: Antonio Garcia Zabellos, Intergovernmental Organization, Latin American and Caribbean Group (GRULAC)
    Speaker 3: Christopher Yoo, Civil Society, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)

    We would like to replace the 3rd speaker (Christopher Yoo) with the following speaker since Christopher Yoo would be the moderator.  

    Anne Delaporte - Senior Insights Manager, Connected Society, Mobile for Development, GSMA 



  46. DATA
    IGF 2020 WS #252 Connected Health in the Post-Covid-19 Era
    12 Nov 16:10 to 17:40 UTC
    As much of the world has moved to severely curtail travel and caution against non-essential healthcare visits, providers have adopted telehealth and remote patient monitoring solutions to handle a greater load of cases in a manner protective of social-distancing policies and public health. This panel will explore the newfound prominence of connected healthcare, addressing both the opportunities and challenges of this development.

    Speaker 1: Sveatoslav Vizitiu , Private Sector, Eastern European Group
    Speaker 2: Jelena Malinina , Civil Society, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
    Speaker 3: Subbarao Kambhampati, Technical Community, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
    Speaker 4: Analia Baum, Government, Latin American and Caribbean Group (GRULAC)
    Speaker 5: Ben Wallis, Private Sector, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)

    Ben Wallis from Microsoft is stepping aside to allow a colleague with greater subject matter expertise, Miller Geralyn, to take his place.



  47. INCLUSION
    IGF 2020 WS #165 Unlocking the Digital Potential of the DLDC (Part II)
    12 Nov 16:10 to 17:40 UTC
    The workshop will explore the digital potentials of Developing and Least Developed Countries (DLDC) in the post-COVID-19 era. It will examine digital cooperation initiatives that encompass the industry 4 technologies and related methods such as smart manufacturing and environmental sustainability with meaningful connectivity. The workshop would also focus on the requisite digital skills and tools necessary for the sustainable development of the requisite labour and human capacities.

    Speaker 1: Melissa Sassi, Technical Community, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
    Speaker 2: Kossi AMESSINOU, Government, African Group
    Speaker 3: Jane Coffin, Technical Community, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
    Speaker 4: Kulesza Joanna, Civil Society, Eastern European Group
    Speaker 5: Mark Datysgeld, Private Sector, Latin American and Caribbean Group (GRULAC)



  48. INCLUSION
    IGF 2020 WS #168 Capacity Building in the Age of Convergence
    13 Nov 08:00 to 09:30 UTC

    Speaker 1: 'Gbenga Sesan, Civil Society, African Group
    Speaker 2: Prateek Sibal, Intergovernmental Organization, Intergovernmental Organization
    Speaker 3: Verena Weber, Intergovernmental Organization, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
    Speaker 4: Julia Schuetze, Civil Society, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
    Speaker 5: Andrea Calderaro, Civil Society, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)



  49. DATA
    IGF 2020 WS #213 Bridging the data divide – for planet, people and prosperity
    13 Nov 08:00 to 09:30 UTC

    Speaker 1: Nicole Alix, Private Sector, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
    Speaker 2: Obasegun Ayodele, Private Sector, African Group
    Speaker 3: Duncan McCann, Civil Society, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
    Speaker 4: Anita Gurumurthy, Civil Society, Asia-Pacific Group



  50. INCLUSION
    IGF 2020 WS #255 Digital (In)accessibility and Universal Design
    13 Nov 09:40 to 11:10 UTC
    A large majority of Persons with Disabilities globally are excluded from reaping “digital dividends” because most digital technologies are, by their design, not accessible to them. Today, more and more aspects of political, social and economic life are being shifted to the online sphere where the societal exclusion of PWD is amplified. At the same time there is evidence that not only persons with disabilities, but everyone could benefit if ICTs were designed inclusively.

    Speaker 1: Wairagala Wakabi, Civil Society, African Group
    Speaker 2: Tim Unwin, Intergovernmental Organization, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
    Speaker 3: Bernard Chiira, Technical Community, African Group
    Speaker 4: Judith Ann Okite, Civil Society, African Group
    Speaker 5: Claire Sibthorpe, Private Sector, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)

    Judith Ann Okite (judyokite_1428) will not be able to attend. (needs to ber removed from the session)

    Irene Mbari-Kirika (irene_23831) will be participating instead as a speaker (needs to be added to the session!)

    Bernd Schramm (Bernd Schramm) will be participating for a short introduction as a speaker. (needs to be added to the session!)

    Edith Kimani (edith.kimani_23626) will take over the role of the main moderator. (needs to be added to the session!).

    Paul Horsters (paul.horsters_19877) will be the assisting/second moderator, facilitating the collection of the questions from the Q&A as well as the chat. (listed as organizer and rapporteur)

     



  51. 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)



  52. TRUST
    IGF 2020 WS #130 Election in times of disinformation
    13 Nov 11:20 to 12:50 UTC
    Co-organized by UNESCO and UNDP, this workshop underlines the essential role of the media and electoral stakeholders in ensuring trust during the election process, and the need to tackle disinformation through such means as monitoring and fact checking, journalistic investigation, actions by online platforms including technical responses, and through promoting media and information literacy.

    Speaker 1: Guy Berger, Intergovernmental Organization, Intergovernmental Organization
    Speaker 2: Sarah Lister, Intergovernmental Organization, Intergovernmental Organization
    Speaker 3: Mathilde Vougny, Intergovernmental Organization, Intergovernmental Organization
    Speaker 4: Souhaieb Khayati, Civil Society, African Group
    Speaker 5: Laura Zommer, Civil Society, Latin American and Caribbean Group (GRULAC)
    Speaker 6: William Bird, Civil Society, African Group



  53. TRUST
    IGF 2020 WS #254 The interaction of platform content moderation & geopolitics
    13 Nov 11:20 to 12:50 UTC
    The aim of the discussion is to draw attention to how inconsistent and opaque enforcement of content moderation standards can reinforce and magnify existing power disparities. The workshop will posit steps to foster greater transparency and accountability towards even enforcement of community standards on platforms.

    Speaker 1: Pratik Sinha , Civil Society, Asia-Pacific Group
    Speaker 2: Juan Carlos, Civil Society, Latin American and Caribbean Group (GRULAC)
    Speaker 3: Monika Bickert, Private Sector, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
    Speaker 4: Tarleton Gillespie , Technical Community, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)

    Varun Reddy, Facebook (Asia Pacific)

    Marianne Díaz, Derechos Digitales  (Latin America and Caribbean)

    Amélie Pia Heldt, Hans-Bredow-Institut (Western European & Others)



  54. INCLUSION
    IGF 2020 WS #246 Will the real public Interest internet please stand up?
    13 Nov 14:00 to 15:00 UTC
    What are the characteristics of a 'public interest Internet' ? And what are the current threats and challenges posed to it? This workshop wants to address the characteristics of a public interest internet and current challenges to ensuring it, and examples of measures/proposals for measures which can protect the public interest internet.

    Speaker 1: Farzaneh Badii, Civil Society, Asia-Pacific Group
    Speaker 2: Albert Antwi-Boasiako, Government, African Group
    Speaker 3: Mehwish Ansari, Civil Society, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
    Speaker 4: Ramon Roca, Civil Society, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
    Speaker 5: Dragana Kaurin, Civil Society, Eastern European Group

    Final Panelists List: 

    Ramon Roca, The Foundation for the Open, Free and Neutral Network - guifi.net

    Mehwish Ansari, Head of Digital at Article 19 

    Farzaneh Badii, Director of Social Media Governance Initiative at Yale Law School

    Graeme Bunton, Policy Director, Tucows



  55. TRUST
    IGF 2020 WS #325 Internet of Things: Trust, Trick or Threats?
    13 Nov 14:00 to 15:00 UTC
    This WS will discuss IoT security and privacy for domestic networks. We will compile a set of good practices, new technologies and standards that support improving Trust in the IoT ecosystem. The debate includes youth and women from Africa, Americas, Asia-Pacific and Europe in our team. Audience previous and simultaneous interactions through questions, suggestions and comments are highly encouraged on Twitter using the hashtags #IoThreats

    Speaker 1: Adeel Sadiq, Private Sector, Asia-Pacific Group
    Speaker 2: Olga Kyryliuk, Civil Society, Eastern European Group
    Speaker 3: Aisyah Shakirah Suhaidi, Civil Society, Asia-Pacific Group
    Speaker 4: Sávyo Vinícius de Morais, Technical Community, Latin American and Caribbean Group (GRULAC)


    Moderator: Mark Datysgeld, Governance Primer

    Online ModeratorLUIS GUSTAVO DE SOUZA AZEVEDO, Universidade Federal do Acre

    RapporteurJaewon Son, Korea Internet Governance Alliance

    Speakers:

    1. Martha Teye, Zlitch Technologies
    2. Edgar Ramos, Ericson
    3. Sávyo Vinícius de Morais, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro

     



  56. DATA
    IGF 2020 WS #204 Internet Data Protection Under Different Jurisdictions
    13 Nov 14:00 to 15:00 UTC
    The protection of Data on the Internet is today one of the most important concerns of Internet users. Repetitive breaches of the users’ data made their privacy flouted. Several attempts to put regulations for the protection of users’ data on the Internet have been done for 15+ years but still lots of efforts to be done. The panel will explore the existing regulations, and discuss the way to make the user’s data better protected wherever they are based and make recommendations thereupon.

    Speaker 1: Kulesza Joanna, Civil Society, Eastern European Group
    Speaker 2: Farzaneh Badii, Civil Society, Asia-Pacific Group
    Speaker 3: Leon Sanchez, Technical Community, Latin American and Caribbean Group (GRULAC)
    Speaker 4: Christine Arida, Government, African Group
    Speaker 5: Milton Mueller, Civil Society, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)

    The FINAL COMPOSITION of SPEAKERS

    Badii Farzaneh, Civil Society, Asia-Pacific Group

    El Bekri Mohamed, Government, African Group

    Kulesza Joanna, Civil Society, Eastern European Group

    Lanfranco Sam, Private Sector, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)

    Sanchez Leon, Technical Community, Latin American and Caribbean Group (GRULAC)

    Second Rapporteur:
    Araj Victoria, Civil Society, Intergovernmental Organization



  57. TRUST
    IGF 2020 WS #260 COVID-19 “Dis-infodemic”: Challenges, lessons, opportunities
    13 Nov 15:10 to 16:40 UTC
    The COVID-19 pandemic has been accompanied by a swirl of disinformation and misinformation that is sowing confusion and mistrust about potentially life-saving personal and policy choices. This "disinfodemic” and efforts to counter it have raised challenges to the right to freedom of expression and access to information. What role do different actors play in countering disinformation, and how can their work and actions be strengthened?

    Speaker 1: Tina Purnat, Intergovernmental Organization, Intergovernmental Organization
    Speaker 2: Beeban Kidron, Civil Society, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
    Speaker 3: Piotr Dmochowski-Lipski, Intergovernmental Organization, Eastern European Group
    Speaker 4: Claire Wardle, Civil Society, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
    Speaker 5: Stephen Turner, Private Sector, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
    Speaker 6: Cristina Tardaguila, Civil Society, Latin American and Caribbean Group (GRULAC)
    Speaker 7: Julie Posetti, Civil Society, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)

    As stated above.



  58. TRUST
    IGF 2020 WS #341 Multistakeholder Voices and the UN Cyber Dialogues
    13 Nov 15:10 to 16:40 UTC
    This session will address the current state of the multiple ongoing dialogues at the United Nations (UN) related to cybersecurity and responsible state behavior online, and facilitate a discussion about opportunities for greater multistakeholder inclusion in such dialogues moving forward. In addition, discussion will focus on the unique importance of these dialogues on cyber norms and the unique challenges to the digital ecosystem presented by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

    Speaker 1: Gerardo Isaac Morales Tenorio, Government, Latin American and Caribbean Group (GRULAC)
    Speaker 2: CHRISTOPHER Painter, Civil Society, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
    Speaker 3: FABRIZIO HOCHSCHILD, Intergovernmental Organization, Intergovernmental Organization
    Speaker 4: Raman Jit Singh Chima, Civil Society, Asia-Pacific Group
    Speaker 5: Kaja Ciglic, Private Sector, Eastern European Group

    Raj Burli, Global Ambassador for Digital Peace Now Society, will moderate the discussion.



  59. 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]



  60. 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



  61. INCLUSION
    IGF 2020 WS #267 Universal Acceptance of Domain Names and Email Addresses
    16 Nov 08:30 to 10:00 UTC
    Billions of users could be accessing internet in their own local languages. Universal Acceptance (UA) is key for such a seamless access, making available internationalised domain names and email-addresses that support local scripts. Currently, the technology deployed online supporting these is limited. This session aims to address the challenges UA is facing, how to bridge the gap between demand and supply and to provide concrete solutions to enable a truly inclusive internet.

    Speaker 1: Kulesza Joanna, Civil Society, Eastern European Group
    Speaker 2: Walter Wu, Private Sector, Asia-Pacific Group
    Speaker 3: Ajay Data, Technical Community, Asia-Pacific Group
    Speaker 4: Akinori Maemura, Technical Community, Asia-Pacific Group

    Walter Wu, Business Community, Asia-Pacific Group



  62. TRUST
    IGF 2020 WS #299 Building Digital Security for Journalists
    16 Nov 08:30 to 10:00 UTC
    This session organized by Reporters Without Borders aims to identify, explain, and discuss the main digital security issues, which journalists are facing in different regions of the world.

    Speaker 1: Helena Bertho Dias, Civil Society, Latin America and Caribbean Group 
    Speaker 2: Chi Hang Chan, Civil Society, Asia-Pacific Group
    Speaker 3: Lisa Dittmer, Civil Society, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
    Speaker 4: Jensen Gyde, Government, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
    Speaker 5: Andy Yen, Technical Community, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)

    Co-rapporteur: Mr. Elias Kroessin



  63. 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

     



  64. INCLUSION
    IGF 2020 WS #259 Building Inclusive Digital Economies in Emerging Markets
    16 Nov 10:10 to 11:10 UTC
    This participatory workshop will explore how diverse actors are reimagining and rebuilding their local communities and how the global community can help ensure inclusive, digitally enabled economic growth in the post-COVID-19 era, with an emphasis on expanding digital inclusion across emerging markets. The session will also highlight how the IGF community can help address policy barriers that impede a resilient and inclusive digital economy.

    Speaker 1: Rainer Heufers, Civil Society, Asia-Pacific Group
    Speaker 2: Mary Rose Ofianga, Private Sector, Asia-Pacific Group
    Speaker 3: Juliet Nanfuka, Civil Society, African Group
    Speaker 4: Nicole Primmer, Private Sector, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)

    In addition to Rainer Heufers, Juliet Nanfuka, and Mary Rose Ofianga, this session will also be joined by Nicole Primmer, Senior Policy Director at Business at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).  



  65. TRUST
    IGF 2020 WS #357 New profiles of marketing aimed at children in the Internet
    16 Nov 10:10 to 11:10 UTC
    Internet changed the landscape of marketing in general and, when considering children as its target, is particularly tricky. Children’s ability to recognize marketing arguments and other of its aspects justify a certain degree of control on marketing practices, which in Internet becomes much more difficult. The discussion will focus on the contextualisation of this problem and in tools and proposals to reach the protection needed together with maintaining the open nature of Internet.

    Speaker 1: Guilherme Canela De Souza Godoi, Intergovernmental Organization, Intergovernmental Organization
    Speaker 2: Diego Canabarro, Technical Community, Latin American and Caribbean Group (GRULAC)
    Speaker 3: Isabella Henriques, Civil Society, Latin American and Caribbean Group (GRULAC)

    We had to rearranje the lineup of speakers due to the new format, changes in their availability and also by considering the valuable feedback obtained. The new lineup will go as follows:

    1) Jeffrey Chester - Executive Director Center for Digital Democracy. ONG – EUA

    2) Dorothy K. Gordon - IFAP Chair Chair, UNESCO, Information for All Programme (IFAP) Programme Information pour tous (PIPT) . Miltilateral organ - Gana

    3) Danilo Doneda - Law Professor, IDP. Academy - Brazil

    4) Baroness Beeban Kidron -  Founder and Chair of 5Rights Foundation. House of Lords. ONG – UK

    5) Jacqueline Stephenson - Mars’ Global Responsible Marketing Director. Mars. Business - UK

     

    Moderator: 

    Isabella Henriques, Civil Society, lawyer and executive director of Alana Institute

    Online Moderator: 

    Marina Meira, Civil Society, lawyer, Alana Institute, Brazil

     



  66. INCLUSION
    IGF 2020 WS #202 Digital Discrimination during the COVID 19 Pandemic
    16 Nov 12:20 to 13:50 UTC
    International experts and advocates with disabilities, have come together to discuss how COVID 19 has affected persons with disabilities and how pandemic has changed the narrative around planning for services and support. This session will bring into a spotlight what it means to enable Persons with Disabilities in meaningful participation, where they shall be equal partners in designing, implementation and delivering solutions which will provide access.

    Speaker 1: Lidia Best, Civil Society, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
    Speaker 2: Christopher Lee, Intergovernmental Organization, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
    Speaker 3: Shadi Abou-Zahra, Technical Community, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
    Speaker 4: Masahito Kawamori, Technical Community, Intergovernmental Organization
    Speaker 5: Fernando Botelho, Private Sector, Latin American and Caribbean Group (GRULAC)



  67. TRUST
    IGF 2020 WS #92 Setting Children's Rights in the Internet Governance Agenda
    16 Nov 12:20 to 13:50 UTC
    The roundtable "Setting Children's Rights in the Internet Governance Agenda: balancing risks and opportunities" will share recent knowledge on young people’s online practices around the world and design strategies to address children’s rights in the digital age. Although one third of all Internet users globally are under 18 (Unicef, 2019), most regulatory instruments for promoting human rights and data protection do not present specific recommendations aimed at this age group.

    Speaker 1: Sonia Livingstone, Civil Society, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
    Speaker 2: Guilherme Canela Godoi , Intergovernmental Organization, Latin American and Caribbean Group (GRULAC)
    Speaker 3: AMANDA THIRD, Technical Community, Asia-Pacific Group
    Speaker 4: Maria Alejandra Trossero, Technical Community, Latin American and Caribbean Group (GRULAC)
    Speaker 5: Patricio Cabello, Government, Latin American and Caribbean Group (GRULAC)



  68. TRUST
    IGF 2020 WS #353 Hacking-Back: A Dialogue with Industry
    16 Nov 12:20 to 13:50 UTC
    This session will feature industry speakers from the Cybersecurity Tech Accord shedding light on what they believe should and should not be considered “Hacking-back” under a principle of the Paris Call for Trust and Security in Cyberspace prohibiting such activity. The session will start a conversation and solicit input from civil society and public sector officials in order to drive greater consensus on an important topic.

    Speaker 1: Seth Cutler, Private Sector, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
    Speaker 2: Kaja Ciglic, Private Sector, Eastern European Group
    Speaker 3: Ed Cabrera, Technical Community, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
    Speaker 4: Alissa Starzak, Private Sector, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
    Speaker 5: Justin Vaisse, Civil Society, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)

    Seth Cutler, CISO for NetApp, will be replacing Kristen Verderame (also of NetApp)



  69. TRUST
    IGF 2020 WS #116 Pandemics & Access to Medicines: A 2020 Assessment
    16 Nov 14:00 to 15:30 UTC
    Our workshop will bring experts who have been fighting the COVID-19 pandemic; leadership from the World Health Organization Center for Governance, Transparency, and Accountability in the Pharmaceutical sector; innovators in cross-border jurisdiction, and stalwarts in Internet governance to speak to key aspects of the pandemic and its direct impact on access to medicines and vaccines, all in the context of Internet Governance.

    Speaker 1: Jillian Kohler, Intergovernmental Organization, Intergovernmental Organization
    Speaker 2: Bertrand de La Chapelle, Civil Society, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
    Speaker 3: Aria Ahmad, Civil Society, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
    Speaker 4: Patrick Kane, Private Sector, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)

    • Zina Hany, B.Pharm, MPH, MBA, CEPH (MENA region) will be replacing Jillian Kohler.


  70. DATA
    IGF 2020 WS #330 The Future of Work from Home: Internet Governance Post Covid
    16 Nov 14:00 to 15:30 UTC
    This panel will discuss the evolution of the concept of work in the digital economy, how the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated trends towards teleworking arrangements, and the discrete ways in which internet governance will need to evolve to keep pace with new workplace norms. The panel will also assess potential solutions to the equity, privacy, and security concerns that these developments entail.

    Speaker 1: Ben Wallis, Private Sector, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
    Speaker 2: Helani Galpaya, Civil Society, Asia-Pacific Group
    Speaker 3: Becca Williams, Private Sector, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
    Speaker 4: Carmel Somers, Private Sector, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)

    Ben Wallis is allowing a colleague with greater subject matter expertise, Kocher Karen, substitute for his speaking slot. 



  71. 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)



  72. INCLUSION
    IGF 2020 WS #290 Unlocking the Internet: Stakeholder Perspectives of Interoperability
    16 Nov 17:20 to 18:20 UTC
    This round table event will bring a diverse group of civil society organisations, SMEs, as well as consumer organisations’ representatives to discuss how increased interoperability could be a future-proof way to solve some of the most intractable issues of the Internet platform market.

    Speaker 1: Michał Woźniak, Technical Community, Eastern European Group
    Speaker 2: Ian Brown, Civil Society, Latin American and Caribbean Group (GRULAC)
    Speaker 3: Szymielewicz Katarzyna, Civil Society, Eastern European Group
    Speaker 4: Annika Linck, Civil Society, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
    Speaker 5: Maryant Fernandez Perez, Civil Society, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)



  73. TRUST
    IGF 2020 WS #326 The promises and perils of satellite internet
    16 Nov 17:20 to 18:20 UTC
    Almost half the world remains offline, and many more suffer expensive data plans and low-bandwidth, mobile-only connectivity. Now, satellite internet providers claim to have the answer, with private equity funding, media attention, and government licenses for speculative, disruptive business plans. Will these low earth orbit (LEO) constellations herald a new solution to connect the world? How will their sector impact human rights, and how might they avoid causing harm? Diverse experts weigh in.

    Speaker 1: Owono Julie, Civil Society, African Group
    Speaker 2: Felicia Anthonio, Civil Society, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
    Speaker 3: Madory Doug, Technical Community, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
    Speaker 4: Jennifer Stein, Government, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)

    Larry Press will speak instead of Doug Madory, as Larry is an expert on satellite internet and Doug is unavailable. Larry Press has a bio here: https://www.intgovforum.org/multilingual/users/lpress27414

    Felix Blanco from Internet Sans Frontieres will speak instead of Julie Owono, from the same organization. Felix has a bio here: https://www.intgovforum.org/multilingual/users/felix2173

    Ahmad Ahmadian will also join. He is Business Development Manager at NetFreedom Pioneers, developer of Knapsack, a service for filecasting content through satellite & bridging digital divides.



  74. 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)



  75. INCLUSION
    IGF 2020 WS #310 How digital payments support inclusive economic growth?
    17 Nov 09:00 to 10:00 UTC
    We discuss the possible ways of implementation of discussed policies around the world and provide factual insights on determinants of economic growth and financial and digital inclusion.   

    Speaker 1: Konrad Slusarczyk, Private Sector, Eastern European Group
    Speaker 2: Willem Pieter De Groen, Civil Society, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
    Speaker 3: Pawel Widawski, Private Sector, Eastern European Group



  76. TRUST
    IGF 2020 WS #323 Emerging perspectives on the Internet Exchange Points
    17 Nov 09:00 to 10:00 UTC
    This session aims to provide an overview of the IXPs as vital elements of the Internet infrastructure to keep Internet connectivity in times as the Covid-19 crisis and extreme forms of government control over the Internet. With this purpose, this panel will provide an overview of the current context of the IXPs in the international realm and will put on the table the current issue of a lack of an international framework that protects the IXPs and the global Internet traffic they support.

    Speaker 1: Patricia Vargas, Civil Society, Latin American and Caribbean Group (GRULAC)
    Speaker 2: Jane Coffin, Technical Community, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
    Speaker 3: Che-Hoo Cheng, Technical Community, Asia-Pacific Group
    Speaker 4: Moctar Yedaly, Intergovernmental Organization, African Group
    Speaker 5: Ms. Nurani Nimpuno, Technical Community, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)

    We added one speaker from the European region: Nurani Nimpuno. 



  77. 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

     



  78. TRUST
    IGF 2020 WS #346 A Recipe for Deterrence in Cyberspace
    17 Nov 10:10 to 11:40 UTC
    This session will provide a discussion of the central challenges and opportunities related to states establishing policies and regimes to deter malicious activity in cyberspace. The potential of such deterrence postures relies in large part on cooperation with industry and civil society groups, as well as other governments, to establish credible attributions as well as meaningful response options sufficient to discourage bad actors.

    Speaker 1: Douzet Douzet, Civil Society, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
    Speaker 2: Joanna Świątkowska, Private Sector, Eastern European Group
    Speaker 3: Katherine Fox, Government, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
    Speaker 4: Elonnai Hickok, Civil Society, Asia-Pacific Group
    Speaker 5: Chris Inglis, Private Sector, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)

    Katherine Fox, from the UK's Foreign and Commonwealth Office will be replacing Kathryn Jones, from the same office. 

    Chris Inglis, of the US Cyberspace Solarium Commission, will be added as a speaker. 



  79. TRUST
    IGF 2020 WS #304 Reaffirming human rights in company responses to crisis
    17 Nov 10:10 to 11:40 UTC
    Even in normal times, companies are often erratic, inconsistent, and opaque about how they implement international human rights standards. Abnormal times amplify such challenges. This workshop will highlight trends in companies' response to calamity, drawing from both COVID-19 and other emergencies in three areas: governance, freedom of expression/information, and privacy. Together, we will identify practices to be followed and avoided in future crises.

    Speaker 1: Szymielewicz Katarzyna, Civil Society, Eastern European Group
    Speaker 2: Lene Wendland, Intergovernmental Organization, Intergovernmental Organization
    Speaker 3: 'Gbenga Sesan, Civil Society, African Group

    1. Katarzyna Szymielewicz will be replaced by Dorota Głowacka (Panoptykon Foundation).

    2. Lene Wendland will be replaced by Isabel Ebert (B-Tech Project, OHCHR).

     

     



  80. TRUST
    IGF 2020 WS #352 Digital Human Rights: Digital integrity of the human person
    17 Nov 12:50 to 14:20 UTC
    This workshop will introduce this new legal concept, its possible implications for data protection, and how this concept could be introduced into the current legal framework. The right to digital integrity is to be understood as the general justification for all human digital rights including the right to data protection.

    Speaker 1: Alexis Roussel, Civil Society, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
    Speaker 2: Jesselyn Radack, Civil Society, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
    Speaker 3: Alexander Isavnin, Technical Community, Eastern European Group



  81. INCLUSION
    IGF 2020 WS #271 Multilingualism online: old challenges and new perspectives
    17 Nov 12:50 to 14:20 UTC
    A diverse group of experts will discuss the status of the multilingualism in the Internet and the challenges that the Internet users face in using their own language and script.

    Speaker 1: Maria Kolesnikova, Technical Community, Eastern European Group
    Speaker 2: Galila Abdalmonem, Government, African Group
    Speaker 3: SYLVIA HERLEIN LEITE, Civil Society, Latin American and Caribbean Group (GRULAC)
    Speaker 4: John Klensin, Technical Community, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)

    Sylvia Herlein Leite who will not be able to join as a speaker for health reasons and will be replaced by Harold Arcos.

    Ilona Stadnik will replace Natalia Filina as remote moderator.

    Both additional participants belong to the same stakeholder groups and geopolitical areas of the original participants.

    The scheduled speakers are:

    John Klensin has a wide technical background that includes contributions to the protocols for internationalized domain names and email addresses.

    He will provide an overview of the most important issues that are barriers to entry for new people or greater use - local languages, difficulties of translation, writing systems including insufficient rendering of text, difference in culture, etc.

    Abdalmonem Tharwat Galila has the experience of Government, working for the Telecom Regulatory Authority in Egypt.

    He will speak about Universal Acceptance of Internationalized Domain Names and Internationalized Email Addresses, touching also on the additional problems related to a the right-to-left writing system.

    Maria Kolesnikova has the experience of ccTLDs, including that is in non-Latin script, and of an Eastern European country..

    She will speak about the user experience in different contexts, for instance about the possible differences between the ASCII .ru and the Cyrillic .рф, but also in relation to social media.

    Harold Arcos is the president of an Internet users association in Venezuela.

    He will speak about the use of local languages on the Internet and in particular about indigenous languages in Latin America.



  82. INCLUSION
    IGF 2020 WS #216 Governance and Business Models for Inclusive Development
    17 Nov 14:30 to 16:00 UTC
    The pandemic offered proof that the Internet can enhance participation in global economic value chains and contribute to improving the standard of living of all. Governance and frameworks can play a role in enhancing wealth creation. Initiatives at the national, regional and international levels will be explored in this session along with private sector experiences.

    Speaker 1: Sissi de la Pena, Private Sector, Latin American and Caribbean Group (GRULAC)
    Speaker 2: Claire Sibthorpe, Private Sector, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
    Speaker 3: Rishab Raturi, Technical Community, Asia-Pacific Group
    Speaker 4: Daniel Annerose, Private Sector, African Group
    Speaker 5: Mercy WANJAU, Government, African Group



  83. DATA
    IGF 2020 WS #340 Checks and balances of data privacy within mass surveillance
    17 Nov 14:30 to 16:00 UTC
    The session aims to discuss the checks and balances of privacy protection related to the worldwide use of personal data for mass surveillance purposes. The discussion will address assumptions and conditions in which huge amounts of personal data are sought out and used for, along with the potential risks and effects of these measures.

    Speaker 1: Carlos Affonso de Souza, Civil Society, Latin American and Caribbean Group (GRULAC)
    Speaker 2: Flávia Lefèvre Guimarães, ,
    Speaker 3: Ellen Strickland, Civil Society, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
    Speaker 4: Graciela Selaimen, Civil Society, Latin American and Caribbean Group (GRULAC)

    Speaker 5: Ian Brown, Technical Community, Western European and Others Group (WEOG) [CONFIRMED]
    Speaker 6: Nneka Ekechukwu-Soyinka, Private Sector, WEOG [CONFIRMED]
    Speaker 6: Chenai Chair, Civil Society, Africa Group [CONFIRMED]



  84. TRUST
    IGF 2020 WS #350 Attributing attacks: political, technical & legal dimensions
    17 Nov 14:30 to 16:00 UTC
    This session will moderate a discussion among those from the technical, policy and legal communities that have a role to play in establishing and coordinating attribution claims following cyberattacks. It will focus on what essential elements should be included in all public attribution statements to lend them credibility and reinforce a rules-based international order online. The session will leverage the experiences of attendees to identify ways to further streamline and improve attribution.

    Speaker 1: Johanna Weaver, Government, Asia-Pacific Group
    Speaker 2: John Scott-Railton, Civil Society, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
    Speaker 3: Camille François, Private Sector, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
    Speaker 4: Serge Droz, Technical Community, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
    Speaker 5: Jens Monrad, Private Sector, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)