13th European Summer School on
Internet Governance (EuroSSIG)

Meissen, 14 July – 20 July 2019

This programme will be updated regularly – as of 03 July 2019

Please find pictuers from EuroSSIG at https://flic.kr/s/aHsmF8w4J1.

Presentations will be linked to the corresponding sessions after the lecture.

Self study – Online lecture: The history of the Internet

Sunday, 14 July 2019 – Arrival

20.00 – 21.00 Welcoming dinner

21.00 – 22.30 Opening and introduction

  • Wolfgang Kleinwächter, Professor Emeritus – University of Aarhus, Medienstadt Leipzig e. V.
  • Sandra Hoferichter, Medienstadt Leipzig e. V.
  • Introduction to the multistakeholder practicum: Avri Doria / Tatiana Tropina

Monday, 15 July 2019 – 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, Professor Emeritus – University of Aarhus, Medienstadt Leipzig e. V.
    Presentation

10.30 – 11.00
Coffee

11.00 – 12.30
The Internet Governance Forum its origins, realities and the future

  • Wolfgang Kleinwächter
  • Hartmut Glaser, cgi .br

12.30 – 13.00
Multistakeholder practicum

13.00 – 14.00
Lunch

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

15.00 – 16.30
Internet governance roadmap (1) – Macrocosm: IGF, WSIS+10, ISOC, IETF

  • Olivier Crepin-Leblond, EURALO
  • Urs Eppenberger, SWITCH
  • Michael Rotert, Association of the Internet Industry (eco)
  • Hartmut Glaser, cgi .br
  • Moderator: Wolfgang Kleinwächter

16.30 – 17.00
Coffee

18.30 – 23.00
City walk & boat trip on the river Elbe (or visit at the Meissen Winery) including  dinner

Tuesday, 16 July 2019 – Internet governance and cyber security and human rights

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

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

10.30 – 11.00
Coffee

11.00 – 12.30
Security and Crime

12.30 – 13.00
Multistakeholder practicum – Q & A

13.00 – 14.00
Lunch

14.00 – 14.30
Human rights and Internet governance

  • Anriette Esterhuysen, Association for Progressive Communication (APC)
    Presentation

14.30 – 15.15
Blocking, filtering, take down of content

15.15 – 16.00
Right to be forgotten

16.00 – 16.30
Coffee

16.30 – 17.30
Breakout sessions:

  • Security: Milton Mueller, Tatiana Tropina
  • Human rights: Anriette Esterhuysen
  • Blocking, filtering and take down of content: Peter Koch
  • RTBF: Olivier Crepin-Leblond

18.00 – 19.00
Dinner

20.00 – 22.00
Multistakeholder practicum

Wednesday, 17 July 2019 – Technical regulation and management

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

  • Avri Doria, ICANN Board, Internet Research Steering Group (IRSG)
    Presentation

10.30 – 11.00
Coffee

11.00 – 12.00
IP address management

12.00 – 13.00
The management of the root server

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

  • The case of .de (Germany): Peter Koch, DENIC
  • The case of .br (Brasil): Hartmut Glaser, cgi .br
    Presentation
  • The case of .ch / .li (Switzerland / Liechtenstein): Urs Eppenberger, SWITCH
    Presentation
  • The case of .com: Keith Drazek, Verisign
    Presentation

15.30 – 16.15
Role of registrars and IXP’s

  • Michael Rotert, Association of the Internet Industry (eco)
    Presentation

16.15 – 16.45
Coffee

16.45 – 18.15
City walk to the Meissen Porcelain Manufactory and demonstration workshop

18.30 – 20.00
New Top-Level Domains – Between public interest and shareholder value

20.00 – 22.30
Dinner in the Meissen Porcelain Manufactory

Thursday, 18 July 2019 – Business and Internet governance

09.00 – 10.30
Universal Acceptance and policies for an inclusive Internet (incl. Q&A)

10.30 – 11.15
The perspective of telecommunication service provider

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 the industry

15.00 – 16.00
Breakout sessions

  • Thomas Grob
  • Nemanja Malisevic
  • Kai Hermsen

16.00 – 16.30
Coffee

16.30 – 18.00
Multistakeholder practicum

18.00 – 19.00
Dinner

20.00 – 22.00
Multistakeholder practicum

Friday, 19 July 2019 – Future challenges and perspectives

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

  • Bertrand de la Chapelle, Internet & Jurisdiction Policy Network
    Presentation

10.30 – 11.00
Coffee

11.00 – 12.30
International trade and Internet governance

12.30 – 13.30
Lunch

13.30 – 14.30
Emerging technologies and their relation to Internet governance

  • Raquel Gatto, ISOC

14.30 – 15.30
Looking into the 2020ties – cybersecurity, digital trade and the next generation of Internet conflicts

  • Bill Drake, University of Zurich
  • Bertrand de La Chapelle, Internet & Jurisdiction
  • Moderator: Wolfgang Kleinwächter

15.30
Wrap up, handover of certificates and feedback

thereafter
Coffee

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

Saturday, 20 July 2019 – Departure

We hope you enjoyed the 13th EuroSSIG in Meissen and wish you a save journey.