International Professional Fora:

A study of civil society organisation participation in internet governance

International Professional Fora:

A study of civil society organisation participation in internet governance

2018 Project Workshop - Multistakeholder participation in global Internet standard setting

On the 23rd March 2018 the project team will hold their final workshop in Brussels. The workshop will take place at the University of Warwick's Brussels office. 

The workshop will focus on multistakeholder participation in a global Internet standard setting. 

 

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Please see the agenda below: 

9:00: Registration and Refreshments

9.30: Introduction: Alison Harcourt


9.45: Panel 1. Global governance of internet standards

Chair: Seamus Simpson, University of Salford

Jan Scholte, University off Gothenburg "Polycentrism and Democracy in Internet Governance"

Diane Stone, University of Warwick "Non state actors and the public interest in global decision-making"

Lee A. Bygrave, University of Oslo "The public interest in SDO making"


11.00: Tea and coffee break


11.30: Panel 2. Horizontal issues within SDO decision-making

Chair: Rigo Wenning, W3C

H Sama Nwana, Executive Director, Dynamic Spectrum Alliance (DSA) "Dynamic spectrum access standardisation, white spaces and IoT"

TBA "Video codec selection in IETF: reaching consesus"

Stéphane Bortzmeyer, Afnic "Security and surveillance issues within the IETF"


12.30: Lunch


13.30: Panel 3. Stakeholders: civil society, industry and the state

Chair: David Coen, UCL

Corinne Cath, University of Oxford "Development of the Human Rights Protocol Considerations in the IETF"

TBA "Development and implementation of HTTP status code 451"

Nick Sullivan, Cloudfare "Security issues in TLS 1.3"

Nick Doty, University of California, Berkeley "Mitigating browser Fingerprinting in Web Specifications"


15.00: Panel 4. Project Findings

Chair: Jim Killock, Open Rights Group

Alison Harcourt, University of Exeter "State steer in SDO policy making: applying a multiple streams framework"

George Christou, University of Warwick "Private actors and the public interest in Internet Governance"

Seamus Simpson, University of Salford and Imir Rashid, University of Exeter "Civil society activism and spectrum decision-making"

Discussant: Nikolaos Zahariadis, Rhodes College


16:00 Concluding remarks: George Christou