The GigaNet Reception

Sunday, November 24, 18:00-20:00
Villa Rixdorf Restaurant, Richardplatz 6, Berlin
(15 minute walk from the Estrel Conference Center)

This reception has been generously sponsored by ICANN.

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The GigaNet 2019 Symposium

Monday, November 25, 10:35-18:00
Convention Hall I-D, Estrel Congress Center, Berlin

If you cannot attend the GigaNet Annual Symposium, watch the event LIVE here or participate remotely (we are in Hall I-D and you will need to register).

The symposium is supported by our local host organization, the WZB Berlin Social Science Center.

Symposium Program


Hans Klein, Georgia Tech, USA


Chair: Dmitry Epstein, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

12:10‐13:00 LUNCH


Chair: Carolina Aguerre, Universidad de San Andres, Argentina

14:30‐14:45 BREAK

14:45‐16:15 LAWS & NORMS

Chair: Julia Pohle, Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin, Germany

16:15‐16:30 BREAK

16:30‐18:00 THEORY

Chair: Marianne Franklin, Goldsmith’s University of London


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2019 GigaNet Symposium Program Committee

Program Chair: Hans Klein, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
Local Conference Chair: Julia Pohle, WZB Berlin Social Science Center, Germany

Angela Daly, Strathclyde University Law School, Scotland
Anna Loup, University of Southern California, USA
Caleb Ogundele, African Academic Network on Internet Policy, Nigeria
Christian Djeffal, Technical University of Munich, Germany
Daniel Oppermann, University of São Paulo, Brazil
Divina Frau-Meigs, Université Sorbonne Nouvelle, France
Dmitry Epstein, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
Edison Tabra, Pontifical Catholic University of Peru, Peru
Efrat Daskal, Northwestern University, USA
Elinor Carmi, Liverpool University, UK
Gianluigi Negro, Peking University, China
Jamal Shahin, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
Jat Singh, University of Cambridge, UK
Jim Quirk, American University, USA
John Gathegi, University of South Florida, USA
Jun Liu, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Maria Bada, University of Cambridge, UK
Matthias Kettemann, Leibniz Institute for Media Research and Hans-Bredow-Institut (HBI), Germany
Nanette Levinson , American University, USA
Rolf Weber, University of Zurich, Switzerland
Trisha Meyer, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium
Yik Chan Chin, Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, China
Yong Liu, Hebei Academy of Social Sciences, China