[NCUC-DISCUSS] NCUC involvement ICANN /Internet Governance Initiatives (5): Our Conference in Singapore
remmyn at gmail.com
Tue Jan 7 23:53:50 CET 2014
Thanks Bill for this update, very interesting too.
I hope we don't have visa stock this time around.
On Tue, Jan 7, 2014 at 9:09 PM, William Drake <wjdrake at gmail.com> wrote:
> To finish off this round of information overload: As I’ve mentioned on the
> list and at Constituency Day, we’ve received budget support to do two
> special events in Singapore just prior to the meeting: a new NCUC EC
> ‘retreat’ of sorts on Thursday 20 March to discuss working methods, set
> plans, and get people up to speed a bit on ICANN and GNSO; and a policy
> conference on 21 March. After an extended bit of bugging staff I’ve
> received confirmation that we do have a conference space on the 21st for
> 150 people, so that’s on, and soon we’ll get to work on the organization.
> I’m hoping we can do this on a fairly open cross-community basis with a
> lot of engagement from other corners of the ICANNsphere; the precise
> modalities are TBD.
> The working title of the conference is, "ICANN and Global Internet
> Governance: The Road to Sao Paulo, and Beyond.” In terms of the
> substantive focus, there could be sessions devoted to the major foci of the
> April meeting in Sao Paulo and related, e.g. topics like a potential
> declaration on global IG principles; options for evolving the distributed
> institutional architecture (consistent with the I* Montevideo Declaration)
> with respect to globalization; and the role (inter)governmental frameworks
> and authority. We might also want to consider the progress and
> implications of some of the contextual developments, like the 1net
> initiative, the growing need to support and enhance the IGF, etc. All to
> be worked out.
> The points I wanted to flag here to round out the tour of current IG work
> 1. Anyone who’s planning on coming to the Singapore ICANN meeting is
> encouraged to come a day early for our conference, which should be a
> notable event.
> 2. Anyone who’s interested but unable to come to Singapore, there should
> be proper remote participation, so do save the date.
> 3. Any *written materials* NCUC or its members can generate on these
> issues could be posted to the conference website and perhaps printed for
> distribution to serve as background issue framing/conversation starters.
> The same materials could also serve as inputs into the Sao Paulo meeting,
> the CCWG, etc.
> So lots of options, if we have the bandwidth to take advantage of them.
> William J. Drake
> International Fellow & Lecturer
> Media Change & Innovation Division, IPMZ
> University of Zurich, Switzerland
> Chair, Noncommercial Users Constituency,
> ICANN, www.ncuc.org
> william.drake at uzh.ch (direct), wjdrake at gmail.com (lists),
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