This week’s Internet Society North America members hangout featured an ICANN 47 wrap up report direct from Durban, South Africa, by Evan Leibovitch of ISOC Canada, who is also the VP of ICANN’s At-Large Advisory Committee (ALAC). Video is below:
ISOC at ICANN 47
The usual two ISOC member meetings have been merged into just one which will have remote participation via webex, and will also be webcast. Sunday 14 July 2013
1900-2100 SAST | 1300-1500 EDT ISOC members @ ICANN meeting (Hall 3B)
At-Large @ ICANN47
ISOC-NY is an At-Large Structure within ICANN. As such our members are particularly recommended to attend At-Large sessions including the following: Tuesday 16 July 2013
There will be two Internet Society meetings in conjunction with ICANN46 in Beijing, China. All members are welcome to participate, either in person or online. Online participation comprises of a webex conference (with an alternative phone bridge), plus an additional live text transcription and video webcast. Beijing is 12 hours ahead of NYC.
On March 7 2013, speaking at the African Multi-stakeholder Internet Governance Meeting in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Andrew Rugege of the ITU; Walda Roseman of the Internet Society, and Adiel Akplogan of AFRINIC, took it in turns to announce upcoming conferences in Africa. Video is below
Add to your calendar:
June 17-21 2013 – Lusaka, Zambia – African Internet Summit (AFRINIC)
June 26-28 2013 – Kampala, Uganda – Africa Children Online Protection Summit (ACOP) (ITU)
July 13 -14 2013 – Durban, South Africa – DNS Forum (ISOC) (alongside ICANN 47)
October 28 – Nov 1 2013 – Kigali, Rwanda – Transform Africa Conference & Summit (ITU)
Both the ITU events present shifting targets as the ITU’s current pr announces Transform Africa as March 2013, and the ACOP eventbrite is dated June 4-7.
ISOC-NY is At-Large Structure in the North America Regional At-Large Organization (NARALO) of ICANN The At-Large community is holding a post-WCIT (World Conference on International Telecommunications) webinar today Thursday, January 17 between 14:00-15:00 UTC, that’s 9am-10am EST, This webinar will present various perspectives of the WCIT, challenges and opportunities and possible next steps for the At-Large community and ICANN. Speakers include ISOC-NY Board member Avri Doria. All ISOC-NY members are welcome to attend. No registration is required.
The 45th meeting of ICANN takes place 14-18 October 2012 in Toronto, Canada. There are plenty of opportunities for remote participation. If you follow only one event, the Opening Session is recommended as new CEO Fadi Chehadé has promised to reveal a bunch of new initiatives.
There were two Internet Society meetings in conjunction with ICANN45 in Toronto.
What: ISOC in ICANN meeting Where: The Westin Harbour Castle Toronto Hotel When: Sunday October 14 2012 7.30pm EDT | 2330 UTC Agenda: http://bit.ly/OqklLc Webcast: (Apologies for poor audio – it gets better later)
What: ISOC Chapters and Members meeting Where: The Westin Harbour Castle Toronto Hotel When: Tuesday October 16 2012 7.30pm EDT | 2330 UTC Agenda: http://bit.ly/OVFVc5