IGF 2021 received Lightning Talks proposals

Below is the list of Lightning Talks session proposals, received in a response to the IGF 2021 call for sessions. These proposals were cleared against the basic entry criteria of the IGF and are currently under detailed evaluation for possible inclusion in the IGF 2021 programme. It is expected that the final list of all accepted sessions will be announced shortly after the 2nd IGF 2021 Open Consultations and MAG Meeting, 22-23 and 30 June.

ID Organization Title
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Mauritius IGF
1. Mahendranath Busgopaul, Mauritius IGF & Africa-Indian Ocean Island States IGF, Civil Society (Coordinator-Mauritius IGF), Africa Sub Regional Group
2. Taran Boodhoo, Africa-Indian Ocean Island States (Af IOS) IGF, Youth Advisor (Af IOS IGF), Africa Sub Regional Group.

IGF 2021 Lightning Talk #1 Future of Internet Governance in Africa: Children & Sextortion
4

InternetNZ
Kim Connolly-Stone
Victoria MacLennan
InternetNZ
Digital Futures Aotearoa
Digital Equity Coaltion Aotearoa

IGF 2021 Lightning Talk #4 Coordinating digital inclusion efforts in New Zealand: Digital Equity Coalition Aotearoa
8

ARTICLE 19, Office for Mexico and Central America

IGF 2021 Lightning Talk #8 Tackling digital and social inequalities in a "combo" approach: Why we need to aim higher than technosolutionism?
9

farsight security

IGF 2021 Lightning Talk #9 when surveillance capitalists redesign tcp/ip
10

Internet Society of China
Rui ZHONG, Internet Society of China, Civil Society, Asia-Pacific Region
Jing MA, CICCST/CAST, Civil Society, Asia-Pacific Region

IGF 2021 Lightning Talk #10 Accelerating Information Accessibility for the Ageing Population
13

University College London - Department of Science, Technology, Engineering and Public Policy (STEaPP)
Siddhant Chatterjee, University College London (UCL), Academic

IGF 2021 Lightning Talk #13 Exploring Co-Regulatory Mechanisms on Platform Governance in the Indian Policy Context
20

Media Matters for Democracy
Asad Baig, Media Matters for Democracy, Civil society
Hija Kamran, Media Matters for Democracy, Civil society

IGF 2021 Lightning Talk #20 Connecting The Disconnected: A documentary on internet shutdown in Gilgit Baltistan
22

INTA
Lori Schulman, International Trademark Association, Private Sector, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)

IGF 2021 Lightning Talk #22 Online Trust: Insights from Gen Z
24

Nextcloud

IGF 2021 Lightning Talk #24 The Internet as a Public Utility
27

IEEE
Karen McCabe, IEEE, Technical Community, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
Kristin Little, IEEE, Technical Community, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
Constance Weise, IEEE, Technical Community, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)

IGF 2021 Lightning Talk #27 Rebuilding Trust: A Path Toward More Holistic Cybersecurity
29

Center for Technology and Society/FGV Law School
Yasmin Curzi de Mendonça (Center for Technology and Society, FGV Law School)
Clara Leitão de Almeida (Center for Technology and Society, FGV Law School)

IGF 2021 Lightning Talk #29 "I silenced myself": Brazilian female activists' perspectives on online targeted harassment
30

Elena Tairova: Expert in digital strategy, data policy & regulation with +10 years of experience. Co-founder & CEO of Kelp.Digital.

Leila Iruzun: MSc in Organization & Business Economics, MIT Digital Transformation program. +5 years of experience in the field. Head of Business Operations at Kelp.Digital.

IGF 2021 Lightning Talk #30 Digital creative market: how can we protect users and ensure freedom in light of the new EU Copyright Directive?
32

Queer in AI / Youth SIG
Juan Pajaro Velasquez, Civil Society, Latin American and the Caribbean Group

IGF 2021 Lightning Talk #32 AI vs. Our Bodies
35

eSafety Commissioner
- Commissioner Julie Inman Grant, eSafety Australia - Dr Julia Fossi, Director of International Strategy and Futures, eSafety Australia - Ella Serry, Manager, International Engagement and Capacity Building, eSafety Australia

IGF 2021 Lightning Talk #35 Australia’s approach to regulating online harms – navigating the great balancing act of the digital age.
38

The IO Foundation
Yazhini Ramesh, The IO Foundation, Civil Society
Grace Yan, The IO Foundation, Civil Society
Jean F. Queralt, The IO Foundation, Civil Society

IGF 2021 Lightning Talk #38 Project Lockdown: Using data to assess the impact of policies on human and digital rights.
40

Open Internet Democracy Initiative
Catherine Muya- Open Internet Democracy Initiative/ Lawyers Hub Kenya - African Group
Esther Mwema -Open Internet Democracy Initiative/ Digital Grassroots- African Group

IGF 2021 Lightning Talk #40 The unexplored Dichotomy of Internet Access and Online Hate
43

Gato.Earth
Danae Tapia, lecturer at Willem de Kooning Academy, founder of The Digital Witchcraft Institute, co-founder of the Gato.Earth project
Paz Peña, secretary of AlSur, co-founder of the Gato.Earth project

IGF 2021 Lightning Talk #43 Creative strategies to tackle the intersection between digital technologies and the climate emergency
44

Beyond.pl
Wojciech Stramski CEO, Beyond.pl

IGF 2021 Lightning Talk #44 Green data processing for sustainable growth
49

Alliance for Inclusive Algorithms
Alliance for Inclusive Algorithms

IGF 2021 Lightning Talk #49 We are coding feminist AI in the Global South!
53

International Federation of Film Producers Associations [FIAPF]
This Lightning Talk is organised jointly by:

Bertrand Moullier, Senior Advisor International Affairs, International Federation of Film Producers Associations [FIAPF], WEOG, Private Sector
Dana Pohl, Head of Projects, Polish Producers Alliance [KIPA], WEOG, Private Sector

IGF 2021 Lightning Talk #53 Streaming Audiovisual Content - A discussion with Katarzyna Drogowska, PLAYER.PL, Poland
54

Open Earth Foundation
Katherine Foster, Chief Strategist Open Earth Foundation
Sherwood Moore, Linux Foundation, Co-Chair of the Climate Action and Accounting Special Interest Group

IGF 2021 Lightning Talk #54 The Key Role of Internet Governance in Building a Global Climate Accounting System
60

Institute for Internet & the Just Society
Petar Pešić, Institute for Internet & the Just Society, Civil Society, WEOG Sahil Tharia, Institute for Internet & the Just Society, Civil Society, WEOG Marco Schmidt, Institute for Internet & the Just Society, Civil Society, WEOG Juliana Novaes, Institute for Internet & the Just Society, Civil Society, WEOG. Jalaj Jain, Institute for Internet & the Just Society, Civil Society, WEOG. Miljana Todorović, Institute for Internet & the Just Society, Civil Society, WEOG. 

IGF 2021 Lightning Talk #60 The role of privacy in antitrust policy in highly data-driven markets
65

Freedom House
Freedom House would be the main organizer and moderator of the panel. Allie Funk (Senior Research Analyst for Technology and Democracy and co-author of Freedom on the Net: 2021) will lead the conversation.

IGF 2021 Lightning Talk #65 Freedom on the Net: The Best and Worst Practices in Internet Regulation
67

Polylat
Polylateral Association (Civil society)

IGF 2021 Lightning Talk #67 Overcoming knowledge gaps for effective policy
69

Internet Society
Hanna Kreitem, Internet Society, Civil Society, MENA Mat Ford, Internet Society, Civil Society, Europe Susannah Gray, Internet Society, Civil Society, Europe Kenneth Olmstead, Internet Society, Civil Society, USA

IGF 2021 Lightning Talk #69 Measuring Internet Resilience and Shutdowns: An overview of Internet Society's Pulse platform
70

Creative Poland Association
Creative Poland Association
Polish Chamber of Books
Chamber of Press Publishers
Association of Authors and Publishers „Copyright Poland”
Association of Authors ZAIKS
Association of Journalists and Publishers REPROPOL
The Union of Audiovisual Authors and Producers SFP - ZAPA
Association of Photojournalists
Polish Writers’ Association
Literary Union Association
Association of Polish Composers
The Polish Society of the Phonographic Industry ZPAV
Polish Producers Alliance
Legal Culture Foundation

Cezary Szymanek - journalist, the deputy Editor-In-Chief of the "Rzeczpospolita Daily" and the Editor-In-Chief of the rp.pl*
Paula Rossa - a lawyer at Creative Poland Association

IGF 2021 Lightning Talk #70 Artificial intelligence in creative industries. The potential for development or a threat to human creativity.
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Creative Poland Association
Creative Poland Association
Polish Chamber of Books
Chamber of Press Publishers
Association of Authors and Publishers „Copyright Poland”
Association of Authors ZAIKS
Association of Journalists and Publishers REPROPOL
The Union of Audiovisual Authors and Producers SFP - ZAPA
Association of Photojournalists
Polish Writers’ Association
Literary Union Association
Association of Polish Composers
The Polish Society of the Phonographic Industry ZPAV
Polish Producers Alliance
Legal Culture Foundation

Cezary Szymanek - journalist, the deputy Editor-In-Chief of the
"Rzeczpospolita Daily" and the Editor-In-Chief of the rp.pl.

In 2015 joined the Gremi Media Publishing House. Worked as Editor-In-Chief of
the "Succes" magazine, head of the information department at Radio PiN and
host of the "Gość Radio PiN" programme. On ITI Group waked as programming
director of the tenbit.pl and the author and producer of a programme under
the same title on TVN. In the past, he was also associated with TVP1, RTL 7,
Radio ZET and Radio Kolor. Szymanek is the winner of The National Bank of
Poland Władysław Grabski Award for the best economic journalist and "Ostre
Pióra", a distinction awarded by the Business Center Club.

Paula Rossa - a lawyer at Creative Poland Association, expert in the field of
intellectual property law. She is a PhD candidate in the Intellectual
Property Law Cathedral of Jagiellonian University of Cracow. As a field of
research she chose Digital Single Market and copyright. Arbitrator and
mediator at SARA The Court of Arbitration of the Audiovisual Market. She has
also extensive experience in advising entrepreneurs in the creative industry.

IGF 2021 Lightning Talk #71 New technologies as a challenge for the sustainable access and circulation of cultural goods.
74

Paradigm Initiative
Bulanda Nkhowani and  Ekai Nambenyo

Civil Society

African

IGF 2021 Lightning Talk #74 Introducing RIPOTI Platform and AYETA Toolkit
75

Research Association Data Privacy Brasil

IGF 2021 Lightning Talk #75 Police, law enforcement and data protection: regulating investigations for procedural justice and as a fundamental human rights
76

Consumer Reports
Justin Brookman, Director of Technology Policy, Consumer Reports, civil society, Western Europe/other

IGF 2021 Lightning Talk #76 Platform Responsibility for Dangerous Products
78

Asociación por los Derechos Civiles (ADC)
María Sol Abichain, member of the ADC disability agenda research team|Asociación por los Derechos Civiles (ADC).
Nicolás Piva, member of the ADC disability agenda research team|Asociación por los Derechos Civiles (ADC).
Gabriela Toledo, member of ADC's PUEDA Campaign Collaboration Board|Disability Observatory of the National University of Quilmes (UNQ).
Pablo Lecuona, member of ADC's PUEDA Campaign Collaboration Board|Asociación Tiflonexos.
Yanina Boria, member of ADC's PUEDA Campaign Collaboration Board|Sign Language Interpreter- ADAS - National University of Buenos Aires(UBA).
Emiliano Naranjo, member of ADC's PUEDA Campaign Collaboration Board - Inclusive Education Specialist - Universidad Nacional de Hurlingham (UNAHUR).

IGF 2021 Lightning Talk #78 Digital accessibility is a right: keys to building accessible digital environments
79

Pirate Parties International
Gregory Engels, Freedom to Share ECI, Civil Society, WEOG
Bailey Lamon, Pirate Parties International, Civil Society, WEOG

IGF 2021 Lightning Talk #79 Legalize File Sharing! The Case of European Citizen Initiative "Freedom to Share"
80

INAI
Adrián Alcalá Méndez

IGF 2021 Lightning Talk #80 Data Governance in Mexico
81

DIGITAL EDU PORTAL
John Smither Fedens FERNAND, INTERNET SOCIETY YOUTH IGF AMBASSADOR 2020, DIGITAL EDU PORTAL, CIVIL SOCIETY. Latin America Jackie Ackello, INTERNET SOCIETY YOUTH IGF AMBASSADOR 2020 DIGITAL EDU PORTAL, CIVIL SOCIETY, Africa Rapporteur : Jackie Ackello

IGF 2021 Lightning Talk #81 Encryption and human rights: towards a total obligation to protect privacy and freedom of expression.
85

INHOPE
INHOPE - the International Association of Internet Hotlines

IGF 2021 Lightning Talk #85 Rapid notice & takedown - the key to getting child sexual abuse off the internet fast

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