14th European Summer School on
Internet Governance (EuroSSIG)

Meissen, 19 July – 25 July 2020

This programme will be updated regularly. For reference please visit the 2019 programme.

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

Self study – Online lecture: The history of the Internet

Sunday, 19 July 2020 – Arrival

20.00 – 21.00 Welcoming dinner

21.00 – 22.30 Opening and introduction

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

Monday, 20 July 2020 – 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

10.30 – 11.00
Coffee

11.00 – 12.00
The Internet Governance Forum

  • Anriette Esterhuysen, IGF MAG Chair

12.00 – 13.00
The Internet Corporation of Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)

  • Maarten Botterman, ICANN (tbc)

13.00 – 14.00
Lunch

14.00 – 15.00
The multistakeholder stakeholder model its origins, realities and the future

15.00 – 16.30
Multistakeholder practicum

16.30 – 17.00
Coffee

18.30 – 23.00
City walk & visit at the Meissen Winery including dinner

Tuesday, 21 July 2020 – Internet governance and cyber security and human rights

09.00 – 10.30
Internet governance cyber security and human rightsNetworks 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, University of Leiden

12.00 – 13.00
Cyber security and the private sector

13.00 – 14.00
Lunch

14.00 – 15.00
Cyber security and human rights

  • Marietje Schaake, Cyber Peace Institute

15.00 – 15.30
Blocking, filtering, take down of content

  • Peter Koch, DENIC

15.30 – 16.00
Right to be forgotten

  • Olivier Crepin-Leblond, EURALO

16.00 – 16.30
Coffee

16.30 – 17.30
Breakout sessions

  • Security: Milton Mueller, Tatiana Tropina
  • Human Rights: Marietje Schaake
  • 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, 22 July 2020 – 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)

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 – 15.45
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
  • The case of .ch / .li (Switzerland / Liechtenstein): Urs Eppenberger, SWITCH
  • The case of .com: Keith Drazek, Verisign

15.45 – 16.15
Role of registrars and IXP’s

  • Michael Rotert, German Association for the Internet Industry (eco)

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

  • Dirk Krischenowski, dot.Berlin

20.00 – 22.30
Dinner in the Meissen Porcelain Manufactory

Thursday, 23 July 2020 – Business and Internet governance

09.00 – 10.00
Policies for an inclusive Internet (incl. Q&A)

  • N.N.

10.00 – 11.15
The perspective of telecommunication service provider

  • Thomas Grob, Deutsche Telekom

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:

  • Willi Hudson, Google (tbc) N.N.

15.00 – 16.00
Breakout sessions

  • N.N.
  • N.N.
  • N.N.

16.00 – 16.30
Coffee

16.30 – 18.00
Multistakeholder practicum

18.00 – 19.00
Dinner

20.00 – 22.00
Multistakeholder practicum

Friday, 24 July 2020 – 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

10.30 – 11.00
Coffee

11.00 – 12.30
International trade and Internet governance

  • William J. Drake, University of Zurich

12.30 – 13.30
Lunch

13.30 – 15.30
Looking into the 2020ties – the next generation of internet conflicts

  • N.N., European Commission Peixi Xi, University of Communication Beijing
  • N.N., ISOC
  • Chris Painter, Global Forum on Cyber Expertise
  • 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, 25 July 2020 – Departure

We hope you enjoyed the 14th EuroSSIG in Meissen and wish you a save journey.