[IRP] Program and Registration - 3rd GigaNet Workshop in Montreal, 30&31 May 2010 - "Global Internet Governance: An Interdisciplinary Research Field in Construction"

shaila mistry shailam
Wed Apr 28 21:04:43 EEST 2010

Hi Meryem
Will there be an option of remote participation?
Shaila Rao Mistry
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From: Meryem Marzouki <meryem at marzouki.info>
To: irp <Irp at lists.internetrightsandprinciples.org>
Sent: Wed, April 28, 2010 10:22:30 AM
Subject: [IRP] Program and Registration - 3rd GigaNet Workshop in Montreal, 30&31 May 2010 - "Global Internet Governance: An Interdisciplinary Research Field in Construction"

[Apologies in case of multiple reception]
Dear colleagues,

The detailed program and registration form of the Third International Workshop on "Global Internet Governance: An Interdisciplinary Research Field in Construction" is now ready and available at: http://giga-net.org/page/2010-international-workshop.
The workshop will be held in Montreal (Quebec), Canada, on 30 and 31 May 2010. Participation is free of charge, but registration is required.

The first day is dedicated to outreach sessions aimed at increasing the interest in the global Internet governance field among various academic disciplines and the civil society at large. The second day features thematic presentations selected upon submissions made in response to a call for contributions.
The working language is English, however the Sunday afternoon session (civil society outreach) will be bilingual, with French and English as working languages.

Overview of workshop sessions:
Day 1 - Sunday 30 May 2010, 10:00-18:00
10:30-12:30 - Roundtable: What is Internet Governance Research and What do Different Academic Disciplines
Contribute to it?
13:30-18:00 - Civil Society Outreach Session / Dialogue avec la soci?t? civile (Open Mic Bilingual Discussion /
Discussion ouverte bilingue)
- Topic 1: Network Neutrality / Neutralit? des r?seaux
- Topic 2: Intellectual Property and Copyright / Propri?t? intellectuelle et copyright
- Topic 3: Privacy and Surveillance / Vie priv?e et surveillance
- Conclusions
Day 2 - Monday 31 May 2010, 8:30-16:00
8:30-10:00 - Session 1: Access to Infrastructure Policies
10:00-11:00 - Session 2: Protocols and Standards
11:30-13:00 - Session 3: Content and Behavior Governance
14:00-15:30 - Session 4: Actors, Institutions and Regimes
15:30-16:00 - Closing Session

This workshop is organized by GigaNet (The Global Internet Governance Academic Network - http://giga-net.org), in cooperation with the Canadian Communication Association and Media at McGill.

The workshop website include all useful information to participate to the workshop: http://giga-net.org/page/2010-international-workshop
Please help disseminating this information as widely as possible.

We hope that you will be able to participate to the workshop. In such case, please don't forget to register yourself before 12 May 2010, as this is required for logistics management.

We look forward to to welcoming you in Montreal!

Best regards,
Meryem Marzouki, Workshop Program Committee Chair

Meryem Marzouki
104 avenue du Pr?sident Kennedy - 75016 Paris

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