IGF-USA to be held at Center for Strategic and International Studies

The first IGF-USA will take place Oct. 2, 2009, at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, 1800 K Street NW, Washington, D.C. The CSIS location is one block from the Farragut West station on the Orange and Blue lines. Take the 18th Street exit and walk north to the corner of 18th and K streets. CSIS is also just a few blocks away from the Farragut North station on the Red line.


View Map

Views: 40

Comment

You need to be a member of Internet Governance Forum USA to add comments!

Join Internet Governance Forum USA

Comment by Marilyn Cade on September 19, 2009 at 9:04pm
Planning for the IGF USA is moving ahead very rapidly. A fuller agenda will be available on the ning site by Tuesday. BUT for now, some details: the event opens at 8:45 a.m. with a plenary session with Markus Kummer, Larry Strickling, NTIA, and Lee Rainie, Pew. Workshops on Cyber Security, Access, Freedom of Information in an online world, Privacy and Security issues in web 2.0; a youth panel, and a workshop on ecrime and malicious conduct in the DNS, followed by an interactive session regarding the continuance of the IGF. One short comment: This is an IGF preparatory event -- and as such will follow the principles of the IGF. It is intended to raise awareness about the IGF. For those not familiar with the IGF, there are a lot of experts involved in organizing the IGF USA who would love to have you join us in participation, in the spirit of the IGF. If you want to get a quick update on the IGF, visit the intgovforum.org website, or perhaps you might want to read the wikipedia writeup on the Internet Governance Forum. We hope that you will join the IGF USA, and learn more about the IGF overall, and the implications it has for informing decisions affecting the Internet. Participating in the first IGF USA is a place to get started, if you are not already engaged. Expect a registration form in a day or two to sign up to participate in IGF USA.
Comment by Jothan Frakes on September 14, 2009 at 12:43pm
I'd heard about this event and in particular a session with the empassioned 'Abuse of Identifiers" title. Would like to see some balance to that session so that new TLDs are not inappropriately painted as exacerbating institutional issues... want to know how to sign up to attend that session and perhaps have a pro-TLD participant on that panel so that it's balanced. How can one participate in this event?
Comment by Janna Anderson on September 3, 2009 at 11:01am
We expect it is likely to begin around 8:30 or 9 and conclude at 6, but the logistics are still being worked out.
Comment by Veni Markovski on August 28, 2009 at 10:31am
What time of the day?

Follow IGF-USA

Subscribe to RSS feedFollow IGF-USA on Twitter

Promote

Loading…

Latest Activity

Kimberly Huey is now a member of Internet Governance Forum USA
Sep 17, 2013
Profile IconDavid Snead, Mr Ibra Sylla, Asif Kabani and 21 more joined Internet Governance Forum USA
Sep 5, 2013
Joly MacFie commented on Joly MacFie's event 'POST-WCIT ROUNDTABLE'
"Video: "
Dec 22, 2012
Kimberly Huey posted a page
Dec 21, 2012
Profile IconBrandon C. Butler, Jeff Greene, Kelly OKeefe and 12 more joined Internet Governance Forum USA
Dec 20, 2012
Joly MacFie posted an event

POST-WCIT ROUNDTABLE at Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Washington DC

December 21, 2012 from 9:30am to 11:30am
On Friday December 21 2012 from 9.30-11.30am EST IGF-USA will present a Post-WCIT Roundtable Discussion at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in Washington DC. The Roundtable participants are from the IGF-USA Steering Group who attended the ITU World Conference on International Telecommunications (WCIT) in Dubai including Ambassador Phil Verveer, US State Department; Fiona Alexander, NTIA; and…See More
Dec 20, 2012
Tracy Hackshaw joined Liesyl Franz's group
Thumbnail

Cyber Security: A National Priority in a Global Context

Security is one of the key themes of the Internet Governance Forum, and for good reason as we all need to take steps to protect ourselves and other users online. If the medium isn’t trusted, we risk losing its benefits.See More
Jul 29, 2012
Tracy Hackshaw and Dima Epstein are now friends
Jul 29, 2012

© 2014   Created by IGF-USA Admin.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service