IGF-USA 2016 will be held on Thursday July 14, 2016 at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, D.C.
The Internet Governance Forum USA (IGF-USA) IGF-USA is an annual conference focused on Internet governance in the United States. It is a multistakeholder effort to illuminate issues and cultivate constructive discussions about the future of the Internet. This year's event represents an important national effort to contribute to the global IGF – the UN’s initiative on Internet governance.
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For more Information visit igf-usa.org
What: Internet Governance Forum – USA 2016
When: Thursday, July 14, 2016 at 8 a.m.
Where: Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) – 1616 Rhode Island Ave NW, Washington, DC 20036
Keynotes and Panels
This year’s conference will feature major keynote speakers and panel discussions focused on critical Internet policy issues including:
- The IANA Transition
- ICANN Accountability
- Managing Opportunities and Risks of the Internet of Things and Big Data
- Expanding Broadband Access
- Promoting Human Rights Online
- Privacy v. Security
- Digital Trade
- Catherine A. Novelli – Under Secretary of State & Senior Coordinator for International Information Technology Diplomacy.
- Lawrence E. Strickling – Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information and Administrator, National Telecommunications and Information Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce.
- Ambassador Daniel A. Sepulveda – U.S. Coordinator for International Communications and Information Policy, U.S. Department of State.
- Lee Rainie – Director of Internet, Science and Technology Research, Pew Research Center
- David Farber – Adjunct Professor of Internet Studies and Distinguished Career Professor of Computer Science and Public Policy, School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University