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Agenda – Admin & Steering Committee Meetings 6/23/16

  Introductions Introducing Cat Matsuda Review of registration and promotion Review of Plenaries and Keynotes –  Morning: Lee Rainie, Cathy Novelli, Kevin Martin Afternoon: Larry Stricking Closing: Danny Sepulveda...
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Meeting Agenda 6.16.16

Agenda – Admin & Steering Committee Meetings 6/16/16 Note taker Introductions Schedule remaining meetings Review of draft schedule Review of panel team status Review of Timeline to Finish Plenaries and Keynotes...
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Updates & Next Meetings

The next two planning meetings will be convened on June 16th and June 30th for the purpose of organizing all the remaining tasks necessary in order to ensure another great IGF-USA on July 14th! Both meetings are open to everyone who seeks to make a positive contribution.

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Imagining the Internet

Elon University’s complete coverage of the IGF-USA from 2009-2012

How Better Broadband Benefits Everyone: Competition as a Lever Towards Progress

The spread of the Internet and the mobile phone has gone faster and further than the development of any communications technology in history. The benefits of increased access at higher speeds are key drivers of global economic growth as well as of freedom and social...
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Expanding Access, Adoption, and Digital Literacy through Technology and Local Solutions

Access to the Internet provides great opportunities for development and growth for the individuals and communities that it connects. However, even in the U.S., we still have regions and communities that have either no or limited access to broadband. Establishing best...
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Emerging Technologies that Affect Internet Governance

The Internet has changed the world over the past few decades in a way that few anticipated. In coming decades, new innovations will continue to shape our society in unpredictable ways. The emergence of the “Internet of Things” (IoT) has introduced a new era of...
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Countering Violent Extremism: Implications for Human Rights Online

In recent years, threats to national security have increased both online and off. As such, countering violent extremism (CVE) has become a major policy agenda both domestically and abroad. In the U.S., President Obama convened an international CVE summit in 2015 to...
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The IANA Transition: Affirming the Multistakeholder Model

The success of the multistakeholder model is the best method to ensure the growth of the internet while protecting its openness and innovation. This model is the organizational framework in which diverse stakeholders across the globe are able to participate in...
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Is There Room for Both Privacy and Security in the Internet’s Future?

In the U.S., privacy and security are often framed as competing values. This tension increased after Edward Snowden leaked documents in June 2013 that revealed the NSA’s surveillance of U.S. Citizens communications, triggering a debate around the trade-off between...
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Agenda – Admin & Steering Committee Meetings 6/23/16

  Introductions Introducing Cat Matsuda Review of registration and promotion Review of Plenaries and Keynotes –  Morning: Lee Rainie, Cathy Novelli, Kevin Martin Afternoon: Larry Stricking Closing: Danny Sepulveda Review of panel team status Review of Timeline...
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Meeting Agenda 6.16.16

Agenda – Admin & Steering Committee Meetings 6/16/16 Note taker Introductions Schedule remaining meetings Review of draft schedule Review of panel team status Review of Timeline to Finish Plenaries and Keynotes – Confirm and Send out invites: Morning:...
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Updates & Next Meetings

The next two planning meetings will be convened on June 16th and June 30th for the purpose of organizing all the remaining tasks necessary in order to ensure another great IGF-USA on July 14th! Both meetings are open to everyone who seeks to make a positive contribution.

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Meetings Agenda 6.9.16

Admin & Steering Committee Meetings 6/9/16 Agenda Note taker Introductions Schedule remaining meetings Asana Update Finance update Assign: Make Working Program Schedule Assign: Volunteers & logistics/Point Person Review of Timeline to Finish Plenaries and...
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IGF-USA Steering Committee Meeting #5 and Admin Committee Meeting #4

The next Administrative Committee and Open Steering Committee meetings will occur back to back this Thursday, June 9th beginning at 2 pm. Everyone is invited to participate in either or both. Eventbrite registration is required. Click here Admin Committee Meeting:...
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Agenda for Admin Committee Meeting 6.2.2016

Note taker Introduction Schedule Remaining Meetings Review of Timeline to Finish Plenaries and Keynotes Panel Status Updates Call for Volunteers/Point...
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Agenda for Admin Meeting on 4/29/16

AGENDA Introductions 11:35 – 11:45 Discussion to produce a draft conference program schedule 11:45 – 12:15 (See 2015 Schedule Below) Review of Survey Results and discussion of topics 12:15 – 12:45 Ideas for draft topic selection 12:45 – 1:15...
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Agenda for 3/23/16 Subjects input meeting

Meeting Agenda 3/23 Introductions around the room and online                       Brief overview                       Overview of format of meeting: raised hand sharing: Joly and David Introduction of survey inputs:                        List of those emailed in  ...
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