REMOTE PARTICIPATION: Uganda IGF today – Strengthening Uganda’s Critical Internet Resources #UIGF14

ISOC UgandaToday Wednesday 3 December 2014 the Internet Society’s Uganda Chapter along with CIPESA will host the 2014 Uganda Internet Governance Forum (UIGF 2014) with the theme – Strengthening Uganda’s Critical Internet Resources. The forum, founded in 2006, brings together a wide variety of stakeholders including representatives from UCC, NITA-U, Ministry of ICT, I-Network, LUG, Members of Parliament, Uganda Police, Internet Service Providers, Academia, Civil Society Organizations and Internet users to discuss issues related to Internet governance issues in Uganda. This year’s forum follows a consultative process that involved soliciting comments from the Uganda internet community on key areas for IG discussion in Uganda. Discussions were run on the Internet Society Uganda Chapter and the I-Network mailing lists. Key areas to be addressed include:- Status of implementation of the Universal Service Fund; Internet cost/bundling; Updates on IPv6 implementation road map; Whether Uganda complies with regional legislative and regulatory frameworks; Cyber security including violence against women online; Data protection and privacy in the new era of internet of things; Child Online Protection; .ug ccTLD management; Status on the operations of the Uganda Internet Exchange Point, among others. Remote participation is available via webex.

Where: Imperial Royale Hotel, Kampala, Uganda
When: Wednesday December 3 2014 8:00am-2:00pm EAT | 05:00-11:00 UTC | 00:00-6:00 EST
Webex: Meeting:928 659 899 Pass:UGIGF
USA Phone bridge: 1-650-479-3208 (USA) Meeting: 928 659 899
Global call-in: Meeting: 928 659 899
Twitter: #UIGF14