(function($) { $(document).ready(function() { $(\'#top-menu li a\').click(function() { $(\'#top-menu li\').removeClass(\'current-item\'); $(this).parent().addClass(\'current-item\'); }); }); })(jQuery) jQuery(function($){ $(\'.et_pb_accordion .et_pb_toggle_open\').addClass(\'et_pb_toggle_close\').removeClass(\'et_pb_toggle_open\'); $(\'.et_pb_accordion .et_pb_toggle\').click(function() { $this = $(this); setTimeout(function(){ $this.closest(\'.et_pb_accordion\').removeClass(\'et_pb_accordion_toggling\'); },700); }); });

One Internet.
One Society.
One Meeting.

The Internet needs our community to bring connections to the unconnected, advance sound global governance polices, and ensure Internet technologies remain trusted and secure.

Join us at InterCommunity 2016 to discuss how we can make a difference today.

Register Now

SESSION 1

06:00 – 08:00 UTC

REGIONAL SESSION 1 – Asia Pacific

  • Join with other Interactive and Viewing Nodes from the Asia Pacific Region for a lively discussion. Participating nodes include:
    • Bangkok, Thailand
    • Colombo, Sri Lanka
    • Singapore, Singapore
    • Sydney, Australia
    • Tokyo, Japan
    • Dhaka, Bangladesh
    • Islamabad, Pakistan
    • Kolkata, India
    • Manilla, Philippines
    • Port Moseby, Papua New Guinea
    • Port Vila, Vanuatu

Global Session 1

08:00 UTC

OPENING SESSION & HIGHLIGHTS FROM REGIONAL SESSION 1
08:20 UTC

GUEST SPEAKER: Jun Murai, Faculty of Environment and Information Studies, Keio University

  • Jun Murai will discuss the trust challenges facing the Internet and how our community can act together to keep the Internet resilient and safe.
08:30 UTC

DISCUSSION: Building an Open and Trusted Internet – Actions from the Internet Society Community

08:50 UTC
BREAK
09:00 UTC

OPEN FORUM: Building an Open and Trusted Internet – Actions from the Internet Society Community

  • Join Internet Society Trustees – Harish Pillay, Gihan Dias, and Hiroshi Esaki – along with Raj Singh, Regional Bureau Director for the Asia Pacific Regional Bureau as they continue the conversation. Discussion will focus on building an open and trusted Internet, and will include q & a from the Interactive Nodes and Online participants, and more.
09:30 UTC

LOOK TO THE FUTURE

  • Hear the latest on our plans to celebrate the Internet Society’s 25th Anniversary in 2017, and learn more about the insights and trends coming to light in the Future Internet Scenarios project.
09:35 UTC
CLOSING SESSION

SESSION 2

11:00 – 13:00 UTC

REGIONAL SESSION 2 – Africa & the Middle East

  • Join with other Interactive and Viewing Nodes from Africa & the Middle East for a lively discussion. Participating Nodes include:
    • Praia, Cape Verde
    • Maseru, Lesotho
    • Yaoundé, Cameroon
    • Accra, Ghana
    • Beirut, Lebanon
    • Calabar, Nigeria
    • Cotonou, Benin
    • Kampala, Uganda
    • Lagos, Nigeria
    • Johannesburg, South Africa
    • N’Djamena, Chad
    • Sana’a, Yemen
    • Tunis, Tunisia

REGIONAL SESSION 2 – Europe

Rapporteur: Desiree Miloshevic

  • Join with other Interactive and Viewing Nodes from Europe for a lively discussion. Participating nodes include:
    • Brussels, Belgium
    • Helsinki, Finland
    • Moscow, Russia
    • Geneva, Switzerland

Global Session 2

13:00 UTC

OPENING SESSION & HIGHLIGHTS FROM REGIONAL SESSION 2
13:20 UTC

GUEST SPEAKER: Dorcas Muthoni, CEO and Founder, OPENWORLD LTD

  • Dorcas Muthoni will inspire us to advance the Internet of Opportunity – bringing economic benefit, innovation and self-empowerment to everyone, everywhere.
13:30 UTC

DISCUSSION: Advancing the Internet of Opportunity – Actions from the Internet Society Community

13:50 UTC
BREAK
14:00 UTC

OPEN FORUM: Advancing the Internet of Opportunity – Actions from the Internet Society Community

14:30 UTC

LOOK TO THE FUTURE

  • Hear the latest on our plans to celebrate the Internet Society’s 25th Anniversary in 2017, and learn more about the insights and trends coming to light in the Future Internet Scenarios project.
14:35 UTC
CLOSING SESSION

SESSION 3

16:00 – 18:00 UTC

REGIONAL SESSION 3 – Latin America & Caribbean

  • Join with other Interactive and Viewing Nodes from Latin American & the Caribbean for a lively discussion. Participating Nodes include:
    • Buenos Aires, Argentina
    • Bridgetown, Barbados
    • Mexico City, Mexico
    • Montevideo Uruguay
    • San Juan, Puerto Rico
    • San Salvador, El Salvador
    • Barquisimeto, Venezuela

REGIONAL SESSION 3 – North America

  • Join with other Interactive and Viewing Nodes from North America for a lively discussion. Participating nodes include:
    • Ottawa, Canada
    • New York City, USA
    • Washington, DC USA
    • Calgary, Canada
    • Vancouver, Canada
    • Raleigh, NC USA

Global Session 3

18:00 UTC

OPENING SESSION & HIGHLIGHTS FROM REGIONAL SESSION 3
18:20 UTC

GUEST SPEAKER: Lawrence Strickling, Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information and Administrator, National Telecommunications and Information Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce

  • Lawrence Strickling will discuss the importance of the multistakeholder model of Internet governance towards building an open, global Internet.
18:30 UTC

DISCUSSION: Why and How the Multistakeholder Model Works – Actions from the Internet Society Community

18:50 UTC
BREAK
19:00 UTC

OPEN FORUM: Why and How the Multistakeholder Model Works – Actions from the Internet Society Community

  • Join Internet Society Trustees – Olga Cavalli, John Levine, and Sean Turner – along with Mark Buell, Regional Bureau Director for North America to highlight the importance of community engagement and involvement in the multistakeholder model. Additional topics and questions from the Interactive Nodes and Online participants will be also addressed in this segment.
19:30 UTC

LOOK TO THE FUTURE

  • Hear the latest on our plans to celebrate the Internet Society’s 25th Anniversary in 2017, and learn more about the insights and trends coming to light in the Future Internet Scenarios project.
19:35 UTC
CLOSING SESSION