Programme 2014
8th European Summer School on Internet Governance (EuroSSIG) - Meissen, 27 July – 2 August 2014
(as of 24 July 2014)
to be announced
Webinar: The history of the Internet
Sunday, 27 July 2014
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, 28 July 2014 - The Internet governance eco system
09.00 – 10.30The Internet governance history
  • Wolfgang Kleinwächter, University of Aarhus
10.30 – 11.00 Coffee
11.00 – 12.30Internet governance eco system
  • William J. Drake, University of Zurich
12.30 – 13.30 Introduction to the role play - multistakeholder practicum
13.30 - 14.30Lunch
14.30 – 16.00 Internet governance roadmap (1) - Microcosm: The Internet Corporation of Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)
16.00 – 16.30Coffee
16.30 – 18.00 Internet governance roadmap (2) - Macrocosm: NETmundial, IGF, WSIS+10, Plenipot
18.30 – 23.00 City walk & boat trip with dinner
Tuesday, 29 July 2014 ‐ 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 International Law and International Relations, University of Graz
12.00 – 12.30 Organ concert in the Dome of Meissen
13.00 – 14.00 Lunch
14.00 – 16.00 Surveillance and state security
  • John Laprise, Northwestern University in Qatar
16.00 – 16.30 Coffee
16.30 – 17.30 Breakout sessions:
  • Policy and security, John Laprise and Milton Mueller
  • Human rights, Wolfgang Benedek
18.00 – 19.00 Dinner
20.00 ‐ 22.00 Role play - Multistakeholder practicum
Wednesday, 30 July 2014 ‐ 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 and group picture
14.00 – 15.00The management of gTLDs
  • Keith Drazek, Verisign
15.00 – 16.00ISPs and Internet exchange points:
  • Thomas Rickert, Association of the German Internet Industry (eco)
16.00 – 16.30 Coffee
17.00 – 19.00 City walk to the Meissen Porcelain Manufactory and visit of the demonstration workshops
19.00 – 19.30New Top-Level Domains – Between public interest and shareholder value
  • Dirk Krischenowski, CEO dotBerlin
19.30 - 22.00Dinner sponsored by dot Berlin
Thursday, 31 July 2014 ‐ Business dimension and multistakeholder model
09.00 – 10.30The multistakeholder Internet governance model ‐ towards an innovative 21st century diplomacy
  • Bertrand de la Chapelle, International Diplomatic Academy
10.30 – 11.00Coffee
11.00 – 12.00 The business dimension of Internet governance
  • Claudia Selli, AT&T
  • Keith Drazek, Verisign
  • Ayesha Hassan, ISOC
12.00 – 13.00Role play - Multistakeholder practicum
13.00 – 14.00 Lunch
14.00 – 15.30 Emerging Internet markets and development
  • China: Hong Xue, Institute for Internet Law, Beijing Normal University
  • Russia: Leonid Todorov, .ru ccTLD Coordination centre
  • Brazil:Hartmut Glaser, Executive Secretary of the Brazilian Internet Steering Committee / CGI.br
15.30 – 16.00 Coffee
16.00 – 17.30 Breakout sessions:
  • China, Hong Xue
  • Russia, Leonid Todorov
  • Brazil, Hartmut Glaser
18.00 – 19.00 Dinner
20.00 – 22.00Role play - Multistakeholder practicum
Read the DRAFT Recommendations by the Multistakeholder-Community IANA Stewardship Transition Coordination Group
Friday, 1 August 2014 ‐ Future challenges and perspectives
09.00 – 10.30 Security challenges for Internet governance – cyber crime, cyber terrorism & cyber war
10.30 – 11.00 Coffee
11.00 – 13.00NTIA: The future of the multistakeholder model From IANA case to the NETmundial alliance
  • Key note: Fiona Alexander, NTIA
  • Commentator: Philipp Grabensee, Afilias
13.00– 14.00Lunch
14.00 – 15.00What can we learn from technology history?
  • Ole Jacobsen, Editor and publisher
15.00 – 16.00Looking forward ‐ Mobile Internet, cloud computing and the Internet of things
  • Avri Doria, VP Policy & Governance, dotgay LLC
16.00Hand over of certificates
16.30Coffee
20.00 – 23.30Gala Dinner & EuroSSIG multicultural song party at “Vincenz Richter” restaurant
Sponsored by Afilias
Saturday, 2 August 2014 - Departure
Background image by: Manfred Kloppert, Dresden