INVITE: Internet Society’s 25th Anniversary – NYC Celebration Node + Lunch – Sep 19 2017 #thenext25

InterCommunity 2017 NYC NodeThe Internet Society is 25 years old, and we are looking at #thenext25.

Join us at the Cornell Club on on September 19 to celebrate, and participate in a ISOC’s annual global meetup, InterCommunity 2017.

New York is North America’s only Interactive Node and we’re planning a very special event!

InterCommunity is an annual event where the Internet Society’s 110+ chapters and 80k+ members participate in a global meetup, as regional nodes take it in turns to present local news, and discuss global issues. Anyone may participate online, but certain Chapters mount interactive nodes. In 2017 NYC has the honor to represent the North America Region.

Join us at the Cornell Club for a light breakfast, our ‘InterCommunity live session, followed by lunch. Register at ($25)

Full Schedule:

10:00-10:45am: Doors open, breakfast, networking

11:00am – 12:00pm: Going ‘live’ with InterCommunity 2017

  • Intros
  • NY Chapter highlights and future plans
  • Speakers commenting on the Internet Society’s Global Internet Report

12:00pm – 2:00: Lunch, more networking and chapter activity


Dave Farber, Pioneer Member, Internet Hall of Fame

Avri Doria, Board Member, ISOC-NY

Eli Noam, Director, Columbia Institute of Tele-Information

Mark Buell, Director North America Bureau, Internet Society

Global Schedule

Intercommunity 2017 kicks-off on September 18 with two webcast events in Los Angeles..

First there will be the launch of the Internet Society’s 2017 Global Internet Report . On this 25th anniversary, the report has the theme ‘Paths to our Digital Future‘ and focuses on how the Internet may develop over the next 25 years. This report will be InterCommunity’s primary topic. Hence the hashtag #thenext25. Webcast – (2:30pm EDT)

Then, Intercommunity itself properly kicks off. as we recognize the past. The 4th Internet Hall of Fame induction ceremony celebrates the extraordinary people who helped to make the Internet what it is today. Webcast – (8:30pm EDT)

Following the ceremony, the InterCommunity program will pass to the Interactive Regional Nodes around the world, starting with Japan, ultimately reaching NYC when we go live at 11am on Tuesday Sep 19. See

InterCommunityconcludes back in Los Angeles with a roundtable discussion featuring several Internet Hall of Fame inductees and next generation Internet leaders from our 25 under 25 program.

Join us for this special occasion and to celebrate our work for the last and #thenext25.