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Internet Governance Forum - USA 2016 (IGF-USA)

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Thursday, July 14, 2016 from 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM (EDT)

Internet Governance Forum - USA 2016 (IGF-USA)

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This year the IGF-USA is excited to present a full day conference at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington DC. This year's IGF-USA will feature panels, keynotes, and plenaries discussing issues vital to the continued growth of the Internet and increasing its benefits for all.  We invite you to take part in sharing ideas on connecting the unconnected, privacy vs. security online, balancing human rights and online content, improving broadband for everyone, and much more. 

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The Internet Governance Forum USA (IGF-USA) is a multistakeholder effort to illuminate issues and cultivate constructive discussions about the future of the Internet. It provides a domestic forum in the US to engage civil society, government, technologists, research scientists, industry and academia, helping to create partnerships, coalitions and dialogues that demonstrate best practices and help move policy forward. Please join us for a full day of interactive, informative policy discussions on of the moment Internet governance issues.  Keynotes and panels feature thought leaders from civil society, industry, academia and government

As always the IGF-USA 2016 will be host to interactive sessions with representatives from across the Internet community and is your opportunity to engage with an array of stakeholders on issues that matter to you and Internet governance as a whole.

Schedule and program coming shortly! 

For more information, please visit www.igf-usa.org


IGF-USA 2016 Confirmed Keynotes
  • Catherine A. Novelli – Under Secretary of State & Senior Coordinator for International Information Technology Diplomacy.
  • Lawrence E. Strickling – Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information and Administrator, National Telecommunications and Information Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce.
  • Ambassador Daniel A. Sepulveda, U.S. Coordinator for International Communications and Information Policy, U.S. Department of State. 
  • Lee Rainie - Director of Internet, Science and Technology Research, Pew Research Center.
  • Dr. David Farber - Adjunct Professor of Internet Studies and Distinguished Career Professor of Computer Science and Public Policy, School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University
IGF-USA 2016 Forum Topics
  • The IANA Transition: What's Next and What's at Stake?
  • Expanding Access, Adoption, And Digital Literacy Through Technology And Local Solutions.
  • Content and Conduct: Countering Violent Extremism and Promoting Human Rights Online.
  • Privacy v. Security - Is there room for both privacy and security in the internet's future?
  • How Better Broadband Benefits Everyone: Competition as a Lever Towards Progress.
  • Emerging Technologies that Affect Internet Governance - Managing the Opportunities and Risks of the Internet of Things and Big Data.
  • Trade Transparency - Opportunities for input into the trade negotiation process, their strengths, weaknesses, need for reform, with specific applicability to Internet issues.
Have questions about Internet Governance Forum - USA 2016 (IGF-USA)? Contact IGF-USA

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Center for Strategic and International Studies
1616 Rhode Island Avenue Northwest
Washington, DC 20036

Thursday, July 14, 2016 from 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM (EDT)


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The Internet Governance Forum USA (IGF-USA) is a multistakeholder effort to illuminate issues and cultivate constructive discussions about the future of the Internet. It provides a domestic forum in the US to engage civil society, government, technologists, research scientists, industry and academia, helping to create partnerships, coalitions and dialogues that demonstrate best practices and help move policy forward.

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