Programme 2010

European Summer School on Internet Governance 2010 (EURO-SSIG 2010)

Meissen / Germany, St. Afra Academy, July 25 – 31, 2010


As it stands on July 28, 2010 print version

Sunday, July 25, 2010

Until 18.00 Arrival
19.00 – 20.00 Dinner
20.00 – 22.00 Welcome & self introduction:

Prof. Wolfgang Kleinwächter, University of Aarhus, chair of the faculty

Sandra Hoferichter, coordinator of the summer school

Monday, July 26, 2010

9.00 – 10.30 Joint lecture & discussion: History and policy of Internet governance

Prof. Wolfgang Kleinwächter, University of Aarhus

10.30 – 11.00 Coffee
11.00 – 12.30 Joint lecture & discussion: A Holistic approach to Internet governance

Dr. William Drake, Graduate Institute for International and Development Studies, Geneva

12.30 – 14.00 Lunch
14.00 – 15.30 Joint lecture & discussion: The legal dimension of Internet governance

Prof. Jon Bing, University of Oslo

15.30 – 16.00 Coffee
16.00 – 17.30 Case presentation: Internet governance and multistakeholder dialogue

  • ICANN, Massimiliano Minisci, ICANN Europe
  • Internet Governance Forum (IGF), Markus Kummer, IGF Secretariat, Geneva (by video)
  • EuroDIG, Elfa Yr Gylfadottir, Council of Europe
  • IGF-D, Prof. Wolfgang Kleinwächter, University of Aarhus
18.00 – 22.00 City walk & boat trip

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

9.00 – 10.30 Joint lecture & discussion: The role of standards, protocols and codes in Internet governance

Avri Doria, Lulea Technology University

10.30 – 11.00 Coffee
11.00 – 12.30 Joint lecture & discussion: China and Internet governance

Prof. Hong Xue, Institute for Internet Law, Beijing

12.30 – 14.00 Lunch
14.00 – 15.00 Case presentations: ccTLD management (1)

15.00 – 15.45 Case presentations: ccTLD management / legal aspects (2)

15:45 – 16:15 Coffee
16:15 – 17:45 Parallel workshops : Continuation of the discussion from the lectures (computer free session)

  • Dr. William Drake, Graduate Institute for International and Development Studies, Geneva [Torstube]
  • Prof. Hong Xue, Institute for Internet Law, Beijing [Moritz]
  • Prof. Jon Bing, University of Oslo [Balkenzimmer]
18.00 – 19.00 Dinner
19.00 – open Evening talk: Students national presentations followed by snacks & wine

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

9.00 – 10.30 Joint lecture & discussion: The political dimension of Internet governance

Prof. Milton Mueller, Syracuse University

10.30 – 11.00 Coffee
11.00 – 12.30 Joint lecture & discussion: Human rights and Internet governance

Prof. Wolfgang Benedek, University of Graz, European Center for Human Rights &

Avri Doria, Lulea Technology University

12.30 – 14.00 Lunch
14.00 – 15.00 Case presentation: IP address management, Chris Buckridge, RIPE NCC, Amsterdam
15.00 – 15.30 Case presentation: UNESCO and Internet governance

Xianhong Hu,  Division for Freedom of Expression, Democracy and Peace Communication and Information Sector

15.30 – 16.00 Coffee
17.00 – 19.00 City walk & excursion Meissen Porcelain Manufactory
19.00 – 19.30 Case presentation: Regional Top Level Domains (GEO-TLD)

Dirk Kirschenowski, dotberlin GmbH

19.30 – 22.00 Reception by dotberlin at the Meissen Porcelain Manufactory

Thursday, July 29, 2010

9.00 – 10.30 Joint lecture & discussion: Cloud computing, mobile Internet and the Internet of things: challenges of the next generation Internet,

Zico Moro, dotMobi

10.30 – 11.00 Coffee
11.00 – 11:45 Joint lecture & discussion: Business and Internet governance

Ayesha Hassan, International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), Paris

11.45 – 12.30 Case presentation: Internet governance and bridging the digital divide

Prof. Olga Cavalli, University of Buenos Aires

12.30 – 14.00 Lunch
14.00 – 15.30 Parallel workshop: Continuation of the discussion from the lectures (computer free session)

  • Avri Doria, Lulea Technology University [Torstube]
  • Prof. Milton Mueller, University of Syracuse [Moritz]
  • Prof. Wolfgang Benedek, University of Graz [Balkenzimmer]
15.30 – 16.00 Coffee
16.00 – 17.00 Joint lecture & discussion: Intellectual property and privacy issues in Internet governance

Michael Heller, SHSG Düsseldorf

17.00 – 18.00 Case presentation: Back end service in gTLD and ccTLD management

Philipp Grabensee, Afilias Ltd, Dublin

18.30 – 19.30 Dinner
20.00 – open Evening talk: Students national presentations followed by snacks & wine

  • Victor Ndonnang / Pascal Bekono – Cameroon
  • Shahnaz Guliyeva – Azerbaijan
  • Elena Zinoviewa / Svetlana Silaeva / Yury Anikeev – Russia
  • Maja Rakovic / Masa Kolic – Serbia
  • Elfa Gylfadottir – Iceland
  • Lucia Sblendorio / Cristiana Sappa – Italy

Friday, July 30, 2010

9.00 – 10.30 Joint lecture & discussion: Internet diplomacy, multistakeholderism and the role of government

Bertrand de la Chapelle, French foreign ministry, Paris

10.30 – 11.00 Coffee
11.00 – 12.30 Joint lecture & discussion: The Internet of the future

Marcel Schneider, SWITCH, Zürich

12.30 – 14.00 Lunch
14.00 – 15.00 Joint lecture & discussion: The Role of Internet exchange points (CECIX)

Frank Orlowski, DE-CIX Management GmbH, Germany

15.00 – 16.00 Case presentation: The European Union and Internet governance

Michael Niebel, European Commission, Brussels

16.00 – 16.30 Coffee
16.30 – 18.00 Round table: Internet governance challenges of tomorrow

Members of the faculty moderated by Prof. Wolfgang Kleinwächter

20.00 – open Reception by Afilias & handover of certificates at “Vinzenz Richter” restaurant

Saturday, July 31 2010

Departure
Avri Doria, Lulea Technology University
Background image by: Manfred Kloppert, Dresden