About the North American School
of
Internet Governance

 

NASIG is an in-depth capacity building event that focused on teaching the development and application of the shared principles, norms, rules, policies, decision-making procedures and organizations that shape the evolution and use of the Internet. Additionally, NASIG sought to empower the next generation of Internet leaders.

NASIG 2019 is going to be held in Montreal, Canada on October 31 & November 1, 2019 followed by the celebration of ICANN 66 Public Forum meeting and ATLAS III  (At-Large Summit III). A student group of 50 attendees is expected.

About the Program

The curriculum was set-up following NASIG 2019 slogan: Building an Inclusive Internet.

Course  Plan

The Second  North American School of Internet Governance follows a similar approach to other Schools of Internet Governance which focuses on the key pillars of the Internet Governance as detailed by the Diplo Foundation. The five pillars are economic, political, political, civil society and legal which make up the various stakeholder positions on Internet issues and concerns.   The two day programme aims to draw upon the experts in the Internet Governance milieu and provide intellectual stimulation to the international student body.

Course Outline 

Day One

  • Internet Ecosystem: An Overview

  • Internet  Governance:   A Vision for the Future

  • Is ICANN relevant:  what is its future?

  • Cybersecurity: Are we safe now?

  • Fundamentals Nuts and Bolts : ccTLDs and RIRs

  • Gender Perspective and an Open and Equitable Internet: Are we there yet?

  • Open Session:  Grab bag of issues, and Tweetstorm


Day Two

  • Youth Perspective: Are we involved in an efficient way?

  • Privacy and Human Rights: A Delicate Balance

  • Connectivity and Accessibility: Is there still a digital divide

  • Will IoT, Blockchain & Artificial Intelligence impact Internet Governance? 

  • Civil Society: Relevance, Impact and Purpose

  • Trust and Privacy: How does GDPR impact end-users?

  • Next Steps in the Internet Journey

A Message from NASIG 2019 Chair

Glenn McKnight
Nasig 2019 Chair

 

Greetings,
 
We are pleased to announce  NASIG  Montreal 2019 in the  LA BELLE PROVINCE for October 31st and November 1, 2019.   North America's premier  School of  Internet Governance.  On the heels of the successful NASIG San Juan 2018 we have prepared a great and informative  two day event  entitled    " Building an Inclusive  Internet". 
 
Our  programme developed by  Prof Alfredo Calderon and Judith Hellerstein has an excellent series of 14 presentations graced by a host of world leaders on Internet Governance  issues.  Our programme includes speakers from ICANN,  ISOC, Public Interest  Registry.  .PR , Afilias, Facebook, Diplo, APC and many more .  In addition we have members of  ATLARGE, NCUC, NPOC and the Business constituencies helping us deliver a programme guaranteed to please. 
 
We would like to thank our  numerous  generous sponsors. Please check them by scrolling down this page. 
 

NASIG Senior Advisors

  • All
  • Advisor
  • Satish Babu

    Satish Babu

    NASIG Collaborator

    Indian School of Internet Governance, Chair

    Bio

    • Advisor
  • Eduardo Díaz

    Eduardo Díaz

    NASIG Collaborator

    ISOC Puerto Rico, Board Member

    Bio

    • Advisor
  • Olga Cavalli

    Olga Cavalli

    NASIG Faculty

    South School of Internet Governance, Chair

    Bio

    • Advisor

Staff, Faculty & Students

  • All
  • Faculty
  • Staff
  • Olivier Crépin-Leblond

    Olivier Crépin-Leblond

    NASIG Faculty

    ICANN European At-Large Organisation, Chair

    Bio

    • Faculty
  • Susannah Gray

    Susannah Gray

    NASIG Collaborator

    SOC San Francisco, Board Member

    Bio

    • Staff
  • Ron Da Silva

    Ron Da Silva

    NASIG Faculty

    ICANN, Board Member

    Bio

    • Faculty
  • Eduardo Díaz

    Eduardo Díaz

    NASIG Collaborator

    ISOC Puerto Rico, Board Member

    Bio

    • Faculty
    • Staff
  • Olga Cavalli

    Olga Cavalli

    NASIG Faculty

    South School of Internet Governance, Chair

    Bio

    • Faculty
  • Satish Babu

    Satish Babu

    NASIG Collaborator

    Indian School of Internet Governance, Chair

    Bio

    • Faculty
  • Jonathan Zuck

    Jonathan Zuck

    NASIG Faculty

    Policy Development

    Bio

    • Faculty
  • Anna Loup

    Anna Loup

    NASIG Faculty

    Independent Researcher

    Bio

    • Faculty
  • Glenn McKnight

    Glenn McKnight

    NASIG Chair

    Sustainable Communities (FBSC), President

    Bio

    • Staff
  • Alfredo Calderon

    Alfredo Calderon

    NASIG Collaborator

    ISOC Puerto Rico, Board Member

    Bio

    • Faculty
    • Staff
  • Judith Hellerstein

    Judith Hellerstein

    NASIG Collaborator

    Hetterstein & Associates, CEO

    Bio

    • Faculty
    • Staff

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