GigaNet Symposium at IGF – 2 November 2020

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13:40-13:55 UTC – Welcome and Introductory Remarks

Dmitry Epstein, GigaNet Chair
Roxana Radu, GigaNet Program Chair 2020

14:00-15:15 UTC – parallel sessions 1

panel a1: Platform governance

Chair: Meri Baghdasaryan, University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School (United States)
Discussant: Peng Hwa Ang, Nanyang Technological University (Singapore)

PANEL B1: INTERNET GOVERNANCE AND THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Chair: Yik Chan Chin, Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University (China)
Discussant:  Alejandro Pisanti, National Autonomous University of Mexico

15:20-16:35 UTC – parallel sessions 2

PANEL A2: DATA GOVERNANCE

Chair:  Ioana Stupariu, Central European University (Austria)
Discussant: Claudio Lucena, Paraiba State University (Brazil) & FCT (Portugal) 

PANEL B2: STAKEHOLDERS AND THEIR ROLE IN INTERNET GOVERNANCE

Chair: Alison Gillwald, Research ICT Africa & University of Cape Town, Nelson Mandela School of Public Governance (South Africa)
Discussant: Rasha Abdulla, American University in Cairo (Egypt)

16:40-17:55 UTC – parallel sessions 3

panel a3 – GOVERNING STANDARDS & INFRASTRUCTURE

Chair: Bruna Santos, Coalizão Direitos na Rede (Brazil) 
Discussant: Farzaneh Badii, Yale University (United States)

PANEL B3: CYBERCONFLICT & CYBERSECURITY

Chair: Amit Sheniak, Hebrew University of Jerusalem (Israel)
Discussant:  Carolina Ines Aguerre, University of San Andrés (Argentina)

18:00-19:00 UTC – GigaNet business meeting

Link: TBA.

2020 GigaNet Symposium Program Committee

Program Chair: Roxana Radu, Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, University of Oxford & Geneva Transformative Governance Lab, University of Geneva

Alison Gillwald, Research ICT Africa & University of Cape Town, South Africa
Berna Akcali Gur, Kadir Has University Law School, Turkey
Carolina Ines Aguerre, University of San Andrés, Argentina
Corinne Cath, University of Oxford, UK
Courtney Radsch, Committee to Protect Journalists, USA
Daniel Oppermann, University of São Paulo, Brazil
Dmitry Epstein, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
Edison Tabra, Pontifical Catholic University of Peru, Peru
Gianluigi Negro, University of Siena, Italy
Hans K. Klein, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
Jamal Shahin, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
Jat Singh, University of Cambridge, UK
Joanna Kulesza, University of Lodz, Poland
Mando Rachovitsa, University of Groningen, Netherlands
Maria Bada, University of Cambridge, UK
Matthias Kettemann, Leibniz Institute for Media Research and Hans-Bredow-Institut, Germany
Milton Mueller, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
Nanette Levinson, American University, USA
Niels Oever, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
Patricia Vargas Leon, Yale Law School, USA
Rolf H. Weber, University of Zurich, Switzerland
Thomas Winzen, University of Essex, UK
Trisha Meyer, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium
Yik Chan Chin, Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, China