Programme 2012

6th European Summer School on Internet Governance (EuroSSIG)

as of 27 July 2012

Sunday, 22 July 2012

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

  • Wolfgang Kleinwächter, University of Aarhus, chair of the faculty
  • Sandra Hoferichter, coordinator of the summer school

Monday, 23 July 2012 – History and overview

9:00 – 10:30 Joint lecture & discussion: The history of Internet governance

  • Wolfgang Kleinwächter, University of Aarhus
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee
11:00 – 12:00 Continuation of discussion on “The history of Internet governance”
12:00 – 13:00 Lunch
13:00 – 14:30 The Internet Governance Forum (IGF) and United Nations

14:30 – 15:00 Coffee
15:00 – 17:00 ICANN and open discussion

18:00 – 22:00 City walk & boat trip with dinner

Tuesday, 24 July 2012 – Policy, development and human rights

9:00 – 10:30 Joint lecture & discussion: Networks & states: The policy dimension of Internet governance

  • Milton Mueller, University of Syracuse
10:30 – 10:50 Coffee
10:50 – 11:45 Joint lecture & discussion: Internet governance and development

  • Olga Cavalli, University of Buenos Aires and Member of ICANN’s Governmental Advisory Committee (GAC), Ministry of Foreign Affairs Argentina
12:00 – 12:30 Organ concert in the Meissen Dome
12:45 – 13:45 Lunch
13:45 – 15:30 Joint lecture & discussion: Human rights and user rights in the Internet

  • Wolfgang Benedek, Institut of International Law and International relations, University of Graz
15:30 – 16:00 Coffee
16:00 – 17:30 Parallel workshops:

  • Policy: Milton Mueller
  • Human rights: Wolfgang Benedek
  • Development: Olga Cavalli & Hartmut Glaser
18:00 – 19:00 Dinner
20:00 – 22:00 Impulse lecture about the importance of inclusive remote participation

Fellows national presentations:

Wednesday, 25 July 2012 – Regulation and management

9.00 – 10:30 Joint lecture & discussion: Principles, protocols and governance

  • Avri Doria, VP Policy & Governance, dotgay LLC
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee
11:00 – 12:00 Joint lecture & discussion: IP address management

  • Andrzej Wolski, RIPE NCC
12:00 – 13:00 Joint lecture & discussion: ccTLD management

13:00 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 15:00 Joint lecture & discussion: The role of intermediates in Internet governance – ISPs, Internet exchange points, domain name traders & future markets

  • Thomas Rickert, German association for the Internet economy (eco)
15:00 – 15:30 Coffee
15:30 – 16:30 Joint lecture & discussion: The management of gTLDs

  • The case of .com: Keith Drazek, Verisign
17:00 – 19:00 City walk & excursion Meissen Porcelain Manufactory
18:30 – 19:30 Presentation: New gTLDs – How much is too much?

  • Dirk Kirschenowski, CEO dotBerlin
19:30 – 22:00 Reception sponsored by dot Berlin

Thursday, 26 July 2012 – Business dimension

9.00 – 10.00 Joint lecture & discussion: Looking forward – The mobile Internet, cloud computing and the Internet of things

  • Avri Doria, VP Policy & Governance, dotgay LLC
10:00 – 10:30 Coffee
10:30 – 12:00 Presentation and interactive discussion: The business dimension of Internet governance

12:00 – 13:00 Lunch
13:00 – 14:00 Joint lecture & discussion: Privacy and intellectual property rights

  • Michael Heller, Lawyer, SHSG Düsseldorf
14:00 – 15:00 Joint lecture & discussion: Emerging Internet markets

15:00 – 15:30 Coffee
15:30 – 16:30 Parallel workshops

16:30 – 17:30 Parallel workshops

  • China: Hong Xue
  • Russia: Leonid Todorov
  • Brazil: Hartmut Glaser
18:00 – 19:00 Dinner
20:00 – 22:00 Fellows national presentations

Friday, 27 July 2012 – Future challenges and perspectives

9.00 – 10.30 Joint lecture & discussion: Challenges for Internet governance – Cyber security and cybercrime

10:30 – 11:00 Coffee
11:00 – 12:30 Joint lecture & discussion: The multistakeholder Internet governance model – Towards an innovative 21st century diplomacy

12:30 – 13:30 Lunch
13:30 – 15:00 Parallel workshops

  • Diplomacy: Bertrand de la Chapelle
  • Security: Tatiana Tropina & Milton Mueller
15:00 – 15:30 Coffee
15:30 – 17:00 Key note on the future of the Internet, Marcel Schneider, SWITCHDiscussion: The Internet 2020 – Will it be free and open or closed and censored?

  • Moderator: Wolfgang Kleinwächter, University of Aarhus
  • Michael Niebel, European Commission
  • Max Senges, Google
  • Members of the EuroSSIG faculty
20.00 – open Reception & handover of certificates & EuroSSIG multicultural song party at “Vinzenz Richter” restaurant

Saturday, 28 July 2012 – Departure

  • 9:00 – 17:30 Joint lectures and discussion
Background image by: Manfred Kloppert, Dresden