Special Workshop on Internet Governance Issues

  • Special Workshop on Internet Governance Issues
    29th July 2008
    Hall 10, Pragati Maidan, New Delhi
    The UN’s Internet Governance Forum (IGF) is being hosted by India this year in the city of Hyderabad from the 3rd to the 6th December. To ensure an Indian flavour at the meeting CSDMS and NIXI is holding a multistakeholder discussion group to raise awareness and ignite the debates on Internet Governance Issues at eINDIA2008, India’s largest ICT event, attracting over 4000 delegates. The tentative details and panellists are given below. Join us and lend your voice to a crucial debate.
    Tentative Programme Schedule
    2:00pm – 2:05pm Introduction by co-ordinator
    2:05pm – 2:15pm Diplo Foundation Introductory Film on Internet Governance Issues
    2:15pm – 3:30pm Panel Discussion on the five issues of Internet Governance Issues
    1. Access
    2. Diversity
    3. Security
    4. Openness
    5. Critical Internet Resources Panellists (in alphabetical order)

    • Deepak Maheshwari, Director – Corporate Affairs,
      Legal and Corporate Affairs, Microsoft, India
    • Dhrupad Mathur, Consultant, egov Programme Management Unit, Government Of India (GOI)
    • Gulshan Rai, Director, CERT, GOI
    • Jasjit Sawhney, Chairman and CEO, net4india
    • N. Ravi Shanker, Joint Secretary, Department of Information Technology, GOI
    • Rajesh Aggarwal, Additional CEO, NIXI
    • Rajesh Chharia, President, ISPAI
    • S.N. Gupta, Chief Regulatory Practices and
      Government Affairs, India and SAARC, BT
    • Vakul Sharma, Advocate
    3:30pm – 4:00pm Tea and Coffee Break
    4:00pm – 5:30pm Continuation of Panel Discussion on topics above
    To participate please contact Sulakshana Bhattacharya at sulakshana@csdms.in or call 9811925253
    Workshop co-organiser: For complete agenda of eINDIA2008 log on to www.eINDIA.net.in


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