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  • Connecting the Unconnected and Building Trust is the Work of our Time, says Internet Society November 10, 2015
    Language English Date: Tue, 11/10/2015UN-convened forum provides opportunity to map Internet’s future; connect the next billions to an open, trusted Internet

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SIDS ROUNDTABLE: The "Free Internet" - Bane or Boon?

November 12, 2015, 12:00pm - November 12, 2015, 9:30am

João Pessoa, PB, Brazil

You are invited to participate in the 4th Small Island Developing States Roundtable at the Internet Governance Forum. It will be held on Thursday, November 12 • 09:00 - 10:30 in Workshop Room 4 at t...

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You are invited to participate in the 4th Small Island Developing States Roundtable at the Internet Governance Forum. It will be held on Thursday, November 12 • 09:00 - 10:30 in Workshop Room 4 at the IGF venue.

We will be discussing: The "Free Internet: Bane or Boon"?

Discussants include:

Mr. Carlton Samuels
Academic Community
Adjunct,Department of Library and Information Studies
Faculty of Humanities and Education
University of the West Indies (Mona, Jamaica)

Dr. Vint Cerf
Chairman
American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN)
USA

Dr. Robert Pepper
Private Sector
Vice President, Global Technology Policy - Cisco
USA

Ms. Ellen Strickland
Technical Community
Collaboration and Community Lead, InternetNZ
New Zealand

Maureen Hilyard
Pacific Islands Chapter of the Internet Society
Cook Islands
(Remote Discussant)

Ms. Deirdre Williams
Civil Society
Co-Coordinator
Civil Society Internet Governance Caucus
St. Lucia

Professor Patrick Hosein
Academic/Technical Community
University of the West Indies (St. Augustine)
Trinidad & Tobago

Niels ten Oever
Civil Society
Head of Digital, ARTICLE 19
Netherlands

Mr. Dhanaraj Thakur
Academic/Technical Community
Research Manager, Alliance for Affordable Internet
Jamaica

Rhea Yaw Ching
Private Sector
Covela.org
Trinidad & Tobago/USA

Further details at www.intgovforum.org/cms/wks2015/index.php/proposal/view_public/21

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