14th European Summer School on
Internet Governance (EuroSSIG)

Meissen, 19 July – 25 July 2020

UPDATE: 18 July 2020.

Presentations will be linked to the corresponding sessions after the lecture (after the session).

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 and Chair of EuroSSIG
  • Sandra Hoferichter, Chair of Medienstadt Leipzig e.V.

Monday, 20 July 2020 – The Internet governance eco system

09.00 – 10.30
Follow up from the online lecture – UN Secretary General Road Map and the role of G7, G20, BRICS

  • Wolfgang Kleinwächter, Professor Emeritus
    Presentation
  • Thomas Schneider, Ambassador, Swiss Government

10.30 – 11.00
Coffee

11.00 – 12.00
The Internet Governance Forum (IGF) and the multistakeholder model

  • Thomas Schneider, Ambassador, Swiss Government
  • Anriette Esterhuysen, IGF MAG Chair (ONLINE)
    Presentation

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

  • Peter Koch, DENIC
  • Maarten Botterman, Chair of the ICANN Board (ONLINE)

13.00 – 14.00
Lunch

14.00 – 16.00
Break out session (2×2 60 min in exchange)

  • IGF: Wolfgang Kleinwächter, Thomas Schneider
  • ICANN: Peter Koch, Michael Rotert

16.00 – 16.30
Coffee

17.00 – 19.00
Guided city tour

19.00 – 22.00
Dinner at Burgkeller

Tuesday, 21 July 2020 – Technical regulation and management

09.00 – 10.30
The Internet infrastructure – names, numbers and protocols

  • Peter Koch, DENIC

10.30 – 11.00
Coffee

11.00 – 12.30
… Follow up from the morning lecture

12.30 – 13.00
Human rights and protocols

13.00 – 14.00
Lunch

14.00 – 15.00
Role of registrars and IXP’s

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

15.00 – 16.00
Break out sessions:

  • The Internet infrastructure: Peter Koch
  • Registrars and IXP’s: Michael Rotert
  • Human rights and protocols: Avri Doria (ONLINE – on demand)

16.00 – 16.30
Coffee

16.30 – 18.00
Case presentation – The management of TLDs and the role of registries

  • The case of .br (Brasil) Hartmut Glaser, cgi .br (ONLINE)
    Presentation
  • The case of .ch / .li (Switzerland / Liechtenstein): Urs Eppenberger, SWITCH (ONLINE)
    Presentation
  • The case of .eu, Plamena Argent and Konstantinos Chatzistamou, eurid
    Presentation

18.30 – 19.30

Dinner

19.30 – 21.00

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

Wednesday, 22 July 2020 – Cyber security, crime and human rights - efforts of the United Nations

09.00 – 10.30

Cyber security and the protection of the public core of the Internet (see self study material)

10.30 – 11.00
Coffee

11.00 – 12.00
Cybercrime – a battle without borders

  • Tatiana Tropina, University of Leiden (ONLINE)
    Presentation

12.00 – 13.00
Human rights and Internet Governance

13.00 – 14.00
Lunch and group picture on the terrace

14.00 – 15.00
Blocking, filtering, take down of content

15.00 – 16.00
Break out session

  • Security: Wolfgang Kleinwächter
  • Human Rights: Likhita Banerj
  • Blocking, filtering and take down of content: Peter Koch
  • Cybercrime: Tatiana Tropina (ONLINE on demand)

16.00 – 16.30
Coffee

16.30 – 17.30

Networks and states

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

18.00 – open
BBQ and bonfire at the Academy (bring your instrument!)

Thursday, 23 July 2020 – Business and Internet governance

09.00 – 11.00
DNS over HTTPS (DoH) – how things “happen“ on the Internet

11.00 – 11.30
Coffee (11.30 leaving to the Dom)

12.00 – 12.30
Organ concert in the Meissen Dom

13.00 – 14.00
Lunch

14.00 – 15.00
Trust and Responsibility in the digital world – the example of the Charter of Trust

15.00 – 16.00

5G development – the perspective of telecommunication service provider

16.00 – 16.30
Coffee

16.30 – 18.00
Break out session

  •  5G: Thomas Grob
  • Charter of Trust: Kai Hermsen

18.30 – 19.30
Dinner

Friday, 24 July 2020 – Future challenges in the framework of international principles

09.00 – 10.30
International guidelines on artificial intelligence (see self study material)

10.30 – 11.00
Coffee

11.00 – 12.00
Digital taxation and trade – how to find a solution?

12.00 – 13.00
New IP – how realistic is a new Internet Protocol?

13.00 – 14.00
Lunch

14.00 – 15.30
Future Internet Trends and the multi stakeholder model

  • Ceren Unal, ISOC (ONLINE)
  • Bertrand de La Chapelle, Internet & Jurisdiction Project (VIDEO Presentation)
    Video

15.30 – 16.00
Wrap up, handover of certificates and feedback

16.00 – 16.30
Coffee

18.00 – 23.30
Local evening and guided hiking through the vine yards (shuttle on demand)

Saturday, 25 July 2020 – Departure

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