12th European Summer School on Internet Governance (EuroSSIG)

Meissen, 29 July – 4 August 2018
  • DRAFT (as of 29 March 2018 – updated regularly)

Self study – Webinar: The history of the Internet

Sunday, 29 July 2018 – Arrival

20.00 – 21.00 Welcoming dinner

21.00 – 22.30 Opening and introduction

  • Wolfgang Kleinwächter, University of Aarhus
  • Sandra Hoferichter, Medienstadt Leipzig e. V.

Introduction to the multistakeholder practicum: Hybrid Cyberwarfare – where fake news meets technical threats

  • Avri Doria / Tatiana Tropina

Monday, 30 July 2018 – The Internet governance eco system

09.00 – 10.30 Follow up from the online lecture including the role of G7, G20, BRICKS, GCSC

  • Wolfgang Kleinwächter, University of Aarhus

10.30 – 11.00 Coffee

11.00 – 12.30 The multistakeholder model after the IANA transition

  • Larry Strickling, Former Assistant Secretary, U.S. Department of Commerce

12.30 – 13.00 Multistakeholder practicum (Avri Doria, Tatiana Tropina)

13.00 – 14.00 Lunch

14.00 – 15.00 The Internet Corporation of Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)

  • Nigel Hickson, ICANN

15.00 – 16.30 Internet governance roadmap

  • Olivier Crepin-Leblond, EURALO
  • Peter Koch, DENIC
  • Michael Rotert, eco
  • Mr. Gridl, Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy [tbc]
  • Moderator: Wolfgang Kleinwächter

16.30 – 17.00 Coffee

18.00 – 23.00 City walk & boat trip or visit at the Meissen Winery, including dinner

Tuesday, 31 July 2018 – Internet governance and cyber security

09.00 – 10.30 Networks and states – the cyber security dimension of Internet governance

  • Milton Mueller, School of Public Policy Georgia Institute of Technology

10.30 – 11.00 Coffee

11.00 – 12.00 Security and crime

  • Tatiana Tropina, Max Planck Institute for International Criminal Law

12.00 – 12.30 The role of CERT’s

  • Zuzana Duračinská, cz.nic

12.30 – 13.00 Multistakeholder practicum ‐ Q&A

13.00 – 14.00 Lunch

14.00 – 14.30 Human rights and Internet governance

  • N.N.

14.30 – 15.15 European Data Protection Directive (GDRP)

  • Thomas Rickert, Lawyer

15.15 – 16.00 Right to be forgotten (RTBF)

  • Olivier Crepin-Leblond, EURALO
  • Google [tbc]

16.00 – 16.30 Coffee

16.30 – 17.30 Breakout sessions:

  • Security , Milton Mueller, Tatiana Tropina
  • Data protection, Thomas Rickert
  • RTBF, Olivier Crepin-Leblond, Google [tbc]

18.00 – 19.00 Dinner

20.00 – 22.00 Multistakeholder practicum

Wednesday, 1 August 2018 – Technical regulation and management

09.00 – 10.30 Codes, standards and protocols ‐ How the Internet is regulated

  • Avri Doria, Independent researcher

10.30 – 11.00 Coffee

11.00 – 12.00 IP address management

  • Marco Hogewonig, RIPE NCC

12.00 – 13.00 The management of the root server

  • Keith Drazek, Verisign

13.00 – 14.00 Lunch and group picture at the terrace

14.00 – 15.30 Case presentation – The management of TLDs and the role of registries

15.30 – 16.15 Role of registrars, ISP’s and IXP’s

  • InterNetX [tbc]
  • Michael Rotert, Association for the Internet Industry

16.15 – 16.45 Coffee

17.00 – 19.00 City walk to the Meissen Porcelain Manufactory

19.00 – 20.00 New Top‐Level Domains – Between public interest and shareholder value

  • Dirk Krischenowski, dotBerlin

20.00 – 22.00 Dinner in the Meissen Porcelain Manufactory

Thursday, 2 August 2018 – Business and Internet governance

09.00 – 10.00 Policies for an inclusive Internet

  • Robert Pepper, Facebook

10.00 – 11.15 The perspective of telecommunication service provider (incl. Q&A)

  • Thomas Grob, Deutsche Telekom [tbc]
  • Gonzalo Lopez-Barajas Huder, Telefonica [tbc]

11.15 – 11.45 Coffee (11.45 leaving to the Dom)

12.00– 12.30 Organ concert in the Meissen Dom

13.00 – 14.00 Lunch

14.00 – 15.00 Business perspectives from a platform provider and retailer (incl. Q&A):

  • Amazon [tbc]
  • Google [tbc]

15.00 – 16.00 Breakout sessions:

  • Telecommunication service provider
  • Platform provider and retailers

16.00 – 16.30 Coffee

16.30 – 18.00 Multistakeholder practicum

18.00 – 19.00 Dinner

20.00 – 22.00 Multistakeholder practicum

Friday, 3 August 2018 – Future challenges and perspectives

09.00 – 10.30 The multistakeholder approach – promises and challenges of 21st century Governance

  • Bertrand de la Chapelle, Internet & Jurisdiction

10.30 – 11.00 Coffee

11.00 – 12.00 International trade and Internet governance

  • William J. Drake, University of Zurich

12.00 – 13.00 ISOC on the future of the Internet

  • ISOC [tbc]

13.00 – 14.00 Lunch

14.00 – 16.00 Wrap up and finalising the multistakeholder practicum; Blocking, filtering, take down of content with input from

16.00 Handover of certificates and wrap up

thereafter Coffee

20.00 – 23.30 Gala dinner & EuroSSIG multicultural song party at “Vincenz Richter” restaurant

Saturday, 4 August 2018 – Departure

We hope you enjoyed the 12th EuroSSIG in Meissen and wish you a save journey.