Programme 2013
7th European Summer School on Internet Governance (EuroSSIG)
Meissen, 4 – 10 August 2013
(as of 5 Augusut 2013)



Tuesday 23 June 2013
Webinar: The history of Internet governance
  • Wolfgang Kleinwächter, University of Aarhus
Sunday, 4 August 2013
19.30 – 20.30 Welcoming dinner
20.30 – 22.30 Opening and introduction
  • Wolfgang Kleinwächter, University of Aarhus
  • Sandra Hoferichter, Medienstadt Leipzig e.V.<
Monday, 5 August 2013 - The Internet governance eco system
09.00 – 10.30Overview of today’s Internet governance eco‐system
  • Wolfgang Kleinwächter, University of Aarhus
10.30 – 11.00 Coffee
11.00 – 11.20Enhanced cooperation in Internet governance
  • Peter Major, Chair of the UNCSTD WGEC on Internet Governance
11.20 – 12.30Ole Jacobsen, CISCO on What can we learn from technology history?

Open discussion and setting the scene - what the fellows think?
12.30 – 13.30Lunch
13.30 – 14.00 The Internet Governance Forum (IGF) and the multistakeholder model
  • Markus Kummer, Executive Secretary of the IGF Secretariat, Vice‐President ISOC
    14.00 - 14.30National and regional IGF’s and the role of the Council of Europe
    • Lee Hibbard, Council of Europe
    14.30 – 15.30Q & A and practical exercise
    15.30 – 16.00 Coffee
    16.00 – 17.30 ICANNDiscussion
    17.30 – 18.00Q & A
    18.30 – 23.00 City walk & boat trip with dinner
    Tuesday, 6 August 2013 ‐ Policy, development and human rights
    09.00 – 10.30 Networks & states: The policy dimension of Internet governance
    • Milton Mueller, University of Syracuse, School of Information Studies
    10.30 – 10.50 Coffee
    10.50 – 11.45Internet governance and human rights
    • Wolfgang Benedek, Institute for Human Rights, Karl Franzens University of Graz
    12.00 – 12.30 Organ concert in the Dome of Meissen
    13.00 – 14.00 Lunch
    14.00 – 16.00 Internet governance and development
    • Olga Cavalli, University of Buenos Aires
    16.00 – 16.30 Coffee
    16.30 – 17.30 Parallel workshops
    • Policy: Milton Mueller & Peter Major
    • Human rights: Wolfgang Benedek & Lee Hibbard
    • Development: Olga Cavalli
    18.00 – 19.00 Dinner
    20.00 ‐ 22.00 Fellows Presentations: IDN - Bulgaria
    Wednesday, 7 August 2013 ‐ Regulation and management
    09.00 – 10.30Codes, standards and protocols ‐ How the Internet is regulated
    • Avri Doria, VP Policy & Governance, dotgay LLC
    10.30 – 11.00Coffee
    11.00 – 12.00IP address management
    • Marco Hogewonig, RIPE NCC
    12.00 – 13.00 Case presentation – The management of ccTLDs
    13.00 – 14.00Lunch
    14.00 – 15.00The management of gTLDs
    • Keith Drazek, Verisign
    15.00 – 15.30ISPs and Internet exchange points:
    • Thomas Rickert, Association for the German Internet Industry (eco)
    15.30 – 16.00Registrar: The case of Hostserver
    • Dorit Richter, Hostserver
    16.00 – 16.30 Coffee
    17.00 – 19.00 City walk to the Meissen Porcelain Manufactory
    19.00 – 19.30 New gTLDs: At the eve of new Internet era?
    • Dirk Krischenowski, CEO dotBerlin
    19.30 – 22.00Reception sponsored by dot Berlin
    Thursday, 8 August 2013 ‐ Business dimension and multistakeholder model
    09.00 – 10.30The multistakeholder Internet governance model ‐ towards an innovative 21st century diplomacy
    • Bertrand de la Chapelle, ICANN Director, French Academy of Diplomacy
    10.30 – 11.00Coffee
    11.00 – 12.00 The business dimension of Internet governance
    Presentations by:
    • Claudia Selli, AT&T
    • Theresa Swinehart, Verizon
    • Moderated by: Ayesha Hassan, International Chamber of Commerce (ICC)
    12.00 – 13.00Multistakeholder role playing exercise with all fellows facilitated by Ayesha Hassan, Keith Drazek, Claudia Selli and Theresa Swinehart
    13.00 – 14.00 Lunch
    14.00 – 15.30 Emerging Internet markets
    • China: Hong Xue, Institute for Internet Law, Beijing Normal University (tbc)
    • Russia: Andrei Romanov, .ru Coordination Center
    • Brazil: Hartmut Glaser, Executive Secretary of the Brazilian Internet Steering Committee / CGI.br
    15.30 – 16.00 Coffee
    16.00 – 17.30 Parallel workshops
    • China: Hong Xue
    • Russia: Andrei Romanov
    • Brazil: Hartmut Glaser
    18.00 – 19.00 Dinner
    20.00 – 22.00Fellows presentations: Challenges and hot topics developing regions
    Friday, 9 August 2013 ‐ Future challenges and perspectives
    09.00 – 11.00 Security challenges for Internet governance – cyber crime, cyber terrorism & cyber war
    11.00 – 11.30 Coffee
    11.30 – 13.00Parallel workshops
    • Geo-Politics / Security: Tatiana Tropina, Milton Mueller, Bertrand de La Chapelle
    • Business: Ayesha Hassan, Claudia Selli, Theresa Swinehart, Keith Drazek
    13.00 – 14.00 Lunch
    14.00– 15.00Looking forward ‐ Mobile Internet, cloud computing and the Internet of things
    • Avri Doria, VP Policy & Governance, dotgay LLC
    15.00 – 15.15Policy comments:
    • Michael Niebel, European Commission
    • Erika Mann, Facebook
    • Philipp Grabensee, Afilias
    15.15 - 16.00Final discussion with fellows and faculty
    16.00Hand over of certificates
    16.15Coffee
    19.30 – 23.30Gala Dinner & EuroSSIG multicultural song party at “Vincenz Richter” restaurant
    Sponsored by Afilias
    Saturday, 10 August 2013 - Departure
    Background image by: Manfred Kloppert, Dresden