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The Internet Governance Forum USA 2014 (IGF-USA)

Wednesday, July 16, 2014 from 8:30 AM - 7:00 PM
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The IGF-USA 2014 is a full day conference at George Washington University in Washington, DC. The IGF-USA 2014 will bring together thought leaders from across the Internet multistakeholder community to highlight and engage in discussions about key issues that will drive the future of the Internet.  

 

Schedule

8:45 am - 10:00 am - Plenary

  • Welcoming Remarks by IGF-USA Organizers
  • Keynote Remarks by Danny Sepulveda - Deputy Assistant Secretary of State and U.S. Coordinator for International Communications and Information Policy
  • Keynote Remarks by Larry Strickling - Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information and Administrator, National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) U.S. Department of Commerce
     

10:00 am - 10:20 am - Break
 

10:20 am - 11:45 am - Breakouts

Human Rights in the Internet Governance Debate

Panelists

  • Deborah Brown - Association for Progressive Communications 
  • Scott Busby - Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor
  • Alberto Cerda Silva - Georgetown Law 
  • Avri Doria - International School for Internet Governance 
  • Ben Blank - Google
     
  • Moderator Carolina Rossini - Vice President, International Policy, Public Knowledge


Net Neutrality Around the World
Panelists

  • To be announced shortly

 
Issues Raised by New Technology: Policy Slam

  • Judges to be announced shortly
  • Attendees are invited to present 2-3 minute policy ideas

 

11:45 am - 1:00 pm - Lunch

 

1:00 pm - 2:20 pm - Plenary Panel
The Evolution of the Internet Governance Ecosystem
Panelists

  • To be announced shortly 
     

2:20 pm - 2:40 pm - Break
 

2:40 pm - 4:00 pm - Breakouts 

Increasing the Accountability of ICANN

Panelists

  • Fiona Alexander Associate Administrator - Office of International Affairs, NTIA, US Department of Commerce
  • Theresa Swinehart - ICANN
  • Becky Burr - Neustar 
  • Jim Dempsey - Center for Democracy and Technology 
  • Milton Mueller - Syracuse University and Internet Governance Project 
     
  • Moderator  Steve DelBianco, NetChoice


Big Data, The Internet of Things, Privacy and Trust
Panelists

  • David Snead - I2 Coalition
  • Joe Jerome - The Future of Privacy
  • Dan Caprio - McKenna, Long, and Aldridge
  • Other panelist(s) to be announced shortly
  • Moderator Eric Burger - Georgetown University
     

4:00 pm – 5:30 pm – Closing Plenary

  • Highlights from breakout sessions by session leaders
  • Remote reports from NY, Latin America, and Canada
  • Keynote Remarks by Tom Malinowski - Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor  
  • Keynote Remarks by Nuala O’Connor, President and CEO, The Center for Democracy and Technology
     

5:30 pm Reception

The IGF-USA is made possible by the generous support of our sponsors.

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