GigaNet 12th Annual Symposium

17 November 2017

Geneva, Switzerland

2017 GigaNet Annual Symposium took place on December 17, 2017 in Geneva, Switzerland on Day Zero of the 12th annual meeting of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF), held between December 18 and 21. The Symposium was held at Salle 15 Centre International de Conférences Genève (CICG).

Individual paper submission can be viewed through our SSRN Archive. Original paper titles and content may have been updated following submission for the Symposium.

Symposium Schedule

9:00 – 9:10 Welcome

  • Marianne Franklin, Giganet Steering Committee Chair
  • Milton Mueller, Program Committee Chair[/two_third_last]

9:10 – 9:30 Digital Trade

9:35 – 10:20 The ICANN regime

10:20 – 10:50 Coffee break

10:50 – 11:35 The ICANN regime (continued)

  • Jan Aarte Scholte: Complex Hegemony: The IANA Transition in Global Internet Governance
  • Mark Datysgeld : Understanding the role of States in Global Internet Governance: ICANN as a case study[/two_third_last]

11:40 – 12:30 Governance of personal data

12:30 – 2:00 Lunch

Poster session:

  • Hans Klein: A Holistic Model of Internet Development and Governance
  • Rafael Prince and Nathalia Patrício: Net neutralities: no neutral definition
  • Brenden Kuerbis and Farzaneh Badiei: Mapping the cybersecurity institutional landscape
  • Raphael Beauregard-Lacroix: Who Owns the Addresses? The IPv4 Addresses Distribution Process, Its Actors and Their Legal Entitlements[/two_third_last]

2:00 – 2:45 Sovereignty in cyberspace

2:50 – 4:00 Governance by private actors

4:00 – 5:15 National regimes

5:10 – 6:00 GigaNet business meeting
6:30 – Reception: location TBA