Programme 2011

European Summer School on Internet Governance 2011 (EURO-SSIG 2011)

Meissen / Germany, St. Afra Academy, July 24 – 30, 2011


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Sunday, July 24, 2011

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 25, 2011 – History and overview

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

  • Prof. Wolfgang Kleinwächter, University of Aarhus
10.30 – 11.00 Coffee
11.00 – 12.30 Joint lecture & discussion: Internet governance – a holistic approach

  • Dr. William Drake, University of Zurich
12.30 – 14.00 Lunch
14.00 – 15.30 Joint lecture & discussion: The growing institutional Internet governance eco system (I)Introduction by Prof. Wolfgang Kleinwächter, University of Aarhus and Erika Mann, ICANN Director

Presentations by:

15.30 – 16.00 Coffee
16.00 – 17.30 Joint lecture & discussion:The growing institutional Internet governance eco system (II)

  • Chengetai Masango, IGF
  • Sandra Hoferichter, EuroDIG
  • Jan Malinowksi, Council of Europe
8.00 – 22.00 City walk & boat trip with dinner

Tuesday, July 26, 2011  – Policy, development and human rights

9.00 – 10.30 Joint lecture & discussion: Networks & States – The Policy Dimension of Internet Governance

  • Prof. Milton Mueller, Syracuse University School of Information Studies
10.30 – 10.50 Coffee
10.50 – 11.45 Joint lecture & discussion: Internet governance and development

  • Prof. Olga Cavalli, University of Buenos Aires
12.00 – 12.30 Organ concert in the Dome of Meissen
12.30 – 14.00 Lunch
14.00 – 15.30 Joint lecture & discussion: Internet governance and human rights

  • Prof. Wolfgang Benedek, University of Graz, European Center for Human Rights
15:30 – 16:00 Coffee
16:00 – 17:30 Parallel workshops : Continuation of the discussion from the lectures (computer free session)

  • Dr. William Drake, University of Zurich [Torstube]
  • Prof. Wolfgang Benedek, University of Graz [Moritz]
  • Prof. Olga Cavalli, University of Buenos Aires [Balkenzimmer]
  • Prof. Milton Mueller, Syracuse University [Katharina]
18.00 – 19.00 Dinner
20.00 – open Evening talk: Students national presentations followed by snacks & wine

Wednesday, July 27, 2011 – Regulation and management

9.00 – 10.30 Joint lecture & discussion: Codes, standards and protocols – How the Internet is regulated

  • Avri Doria, Chair of the ICANN Non-Commercial Stakeholder Group (NCSC)
10.30 – 11.00 Coffee
11.00 – 12.30 Joint lecture & discussion: IP address management

  • Chris Buckridge, RIPE NCC
12.30 – 13.30 Lunch
13.30 – 15.00 Case presentation:
The management of a ccTLD registry, the role of ccTLD in Internet governance, legal aspects and dispute resolutions in ccTLD management

15.00 – 15.30 Coffee
15.30 – 16.30 Case presentation:The role of intermediates in Internet governance

17.00 – 19.00 City walk & excursion Meissen Porcelain Manufactory
19.00 – 19.30 Case presentation: New gTLDs – Where we go after ICANNs Singapore meeting?

  • Dirk Krischenowski, dotberlin GmbH
19.30 – 22.00 Reception by dotberlin at the Meissen Porcelain Manufactory

Thursday, July 28, 2011 – Business dimension

9.00 – 10.00 Joint lecture & discussion: The mobile Internet and the Internet of things

  • Ralph Herkenhoener, University of Passau
10.00 – 10.20 Coffee
10.20 – 13:00 Joint lecture & discussion:The business dimension of Internet governanceModeration: Ayesha Hassan, International Chamber of Commerce (ICC)

13.00 – 14.00 Lunch
14.00 – 15.00 Joint lecture & discussion:Intellectual property and privacy issues in Internet governance

  • Michael Heller, SHSG Düsseldorf
15.00 – 16.00 Case presentation:Back end service in gTLD and ccTLD management

16.00 – 16.30 Coffee
16.30 – 18.00 Parallel workshop: Continuation of the discussion from the lectures (computer free session)

  • Avri Doria, Chair of the ICANN NCSC [Torstube]
  • Ralph Herkenhoener, University of Passau [Moritz]
  • Ayesha Hassan, ICC and Presenters [Balkenzimmer]
  • Bertrand de la Chapelle, International Diplomatic Academy [Katharina]
18.30 – 19.30 Dinner
20.00 – open Evening talk: Students national presentations followed by snacks & wine

Friday, July 29, 2011 – Future challenges and perspectives

9.00 – 10.30 Joint lecture & discussion: Challenges for Internet Governance – Cyber security and cyber crime

  • Tatjana Tropina, Max Planck Institute for International Criminal Law
10.30 – 11.00 Coffee
11.00 – 12.00 Continuation of the discussion on cyber crime and cyber security
12.00 – 13.00 Lunch
13.00 – 14.30 Joint lecture & discussion: The challenge of the multistakeholder approach for Internet governance

  • Bertrand de la Chapelle, International Diplomatic Academy
14.30 – 15.00 Coffee
15.00 – 17.00 Joint lecture & discussion: The Internet 2020 – A Swiss perspective into the future of cyberspace

  • Marcel Schneider, SWITCH
  • General discussion moderated by Prof. Wolfgang Kleinwächter, University of Aarhus
20.00 – open Reception & handover of certificates & SSIG multicultural song party at “Vinzenz Richter” restaurant

Saturday, July 30, 2011 – Departure

Internet Development &
Internet Governance in
AfricaInternet Development & Internet Governance in Africa
Background image by: Manfred Kloppert, Dresden