Programme 2016

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10th European Summer School on Internet Governance (EuroSSIG) - Meissen, 16 - 23 July 2016
(as of 6 July 2016)
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Self study
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Webinar: The history of the Internet
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Saturday, 16 July 2016 - Arrival
20.00 – 21.00 Welcoming dinner
21.00 – 22.30 Opening and introduction
  • Wolfgang Kleinwächter, University of Aarhus
  • Sandra Hoferichter, Medienstadt Leipzig e.V.
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Sunday, 17 July 2016 - The Internet governance eco system (IGF, WSIS+10, ISOC, ICANN)
09.00 – 10.30The old and new Internet governance history (follow up from the webinar)
  • Wolfgang Kleinwächter, University of Aarhus
10.30 – 11.00 Coffee
11.00 – 12.30Internet governance roadmap (1) - Macrocosm: IGF, WSIS+10, ISOC, IETF
  • Thomas Schneider, Swiss Government
  • Olivier Crepin-Leblond, ALAC / EURALO
  • Lousewies van der Laan, ICANN Board
  • Peter Koch, DENIC
  • Moderator: Wolfgang Kleinwächter, University of Aarhus
12.30 – 13.00Multistakeholder practicum - Introduction
“An international framework for cyber security” (Avri Doria, Tatiana Tropina)
13.00 – 14.00Lunch
14.00 – 15.30 The Internet Corporation of Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)
  • Nigel Hickson, ICANN
15.30 – 16.00Coffee
16.00 – 17.30Internet governance roadmap (2) - Microcosm: ICANN / IANA Transition
  • Thomas Schneider, GAC Chair
  • Olivier Crepin-Leblond, ALAC /EURALO
  • Lousewies van der Laan, ICANN Board
  • Peter Koch, DENIC
  • Moderator: Avri Doria, Independent researcher and former GNSO Chair
18.30 – 23.00City walk & boat trip with dinner
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Monday, 18 July 2016 ‐ Internet governance and cyber security
09.00 – 10.30 Internet governance eco system – the challenge of fragmentation
  • William J. Drake, University of Zurich
10.30 – 11.00Coffee
11.00 – 12.30Human rights and Internet governance
  • Niels Ten Oever, Article 19
12.30 – 13.00 Multistakeholder practicum - Q&A
13.00 – 14.00 Lunch
14.00 – 16.00 Networks and states – the cyber security dimension of Internet governance
  • Tatiana Tropina, Max Planck Institute for International Criminal Law
  • Milton Mueller, School of Public Policy Georgia Institute of Technology
16.00 – 16.30 Coffee
16.30 – 18.00 Breakout sessions:
  • Future challanges: William J. Drake
  • Networks and states: Milton Mueller
  • Human rights: Niels ten Oever
  • Cyber security and crime: Tatiana Tropina
18.00 – 19.00 Dinner
20.00 – 22.00 Multistakeholder practicum – Group discussion
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Tuesday, 19 July 2016 ‐ Technical regulation and management
09.00 – 10.30Codes, standards and protocols ‐ How the Internet is regulated
  • Avri Doria, Researcher, technicalities
10.30 – 11.00Coffee
11.00 – 12.00IP address management
  • Marco Hogewonig, RIPE NCC
12.00 – 13.00 The management of the root server
  • Keith Drazek, Verisign
13.00 – 14.00Lunch and group picture
14.00 – 14.30The management of Internet exchange points
  • Carsten Schiefner, European Commercial Internet Exchange (ECIX)
14.30 – 16.00Case presentation – The management of TLDs and the role of registries
  • The management of .de (Germany): Stefanie Welters, DENIC
  • The management of .br (Brazil): Hartmut Glaser, NIC .br
  • The management of .com: Keith Drazek, Verisign
16.00 – 16.30Coffee
17.00 – 19.00City walk to the Meissen Porcelain Manufactory
19.00 – 20.00New top-level domains – Between public interest and startup dreams
  • Dirk Krischenowski, dotBerlin
20.00 – 22.30Dinner in the Meissen Porcelain Manufactory
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Wednesday, 20 July 2016 ‐ Business and Internet governance
09.00 – 10.00Innovation, new technologies and services
  • Robert Pepper, The Aspen Institut
10.00 – 10.30Coffee
10.30 – 13.00The perspective of a telecommunication service provider (incl. Q&A)
  • Thomas Grob, Deutsche Telekom
The perspective of an online retailer (incl. Q&A)
  • n.n., Amazon
The perspective of a social media platform (incl. Q&A)
  • n.n., Facebook
Moderator: Ayesha Hassan, ISOC
13.00 – 14.00 Lunch
14.00 – 15.30 Breakout sessions:
  • Telecommunication service provider: Thomas Grob
  • Online retailer: n.n.
  • Social Media: n.n.
15.30 – 16.00 Coffee
16.00 – 17.30 Multistakeholder practicum – stakeholder group discussion
18.00 – 19.00 Dinner
20.00 – 22.00 Multistakeholder practicum – Finding consensus
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Thursday, 21 July 2016 ‐ Future challenges and perspectives
09.00 – 10.30 Future challenges the perspective of the I* organisations
  • ISOC, Ayesha Hassan
  • ICANN, Adam Peake
  • IETF, Avri Doria, Marco Hogewoning
10.30 – 11.00 Coffee
11.00 – 13.00Discussion about future challenges
13.00 – 14.00Lunch
14.00 – 15.00The multistakeholder Internet governance model ‐ towards an innovative 21st century diplomacy
  • Bertrand de la Chapelle, French Academy of Diplomacy
15.00 – 16.00Wrap up with fellows and faculty and hand over of certificates
16.00 – openArrival of EuroSSIG alumni's and reunion party
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Friday, 22 July 2016 - Celebrating the 10th anniversary of the EuroSSIG
10.00 – 11.00Key note
  • Steve Crocker, Chairman of the ICANN Board, Member of the Internet Hall of Fame
11.00 – 12.30High level discussion: The future of the Internet
  • Fiona Alexander, NTIA
  • Sandro Gaycken, European School of Management and Technology (ESMT)
  • Christoph Steck, Telefonica
  • Sorina Teleanu, DiploFoundation and former EuroSSIG fellow
13.00 – 15.00
Lunch & Coffee
15.00 – 17.30Organ demo and concert in the Dom of Meissen by Rodney Gehrke and Ole Jacobsen
19:30 – 24.00Gala Dinner & EuroSSIG multicultural song party at “Vincenz Richter” restaurant
Sponsored by Afilias
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Saturday, 23 July 2016 - Departure
Background image by: Manfred Kloppert, Dresden