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  • ISOC Live 10:31 pm on August 27, 2023 Permalink | Reply
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    WEBCAST 28-29 AUG – Pacific Internet Governance Forum 

    ISOC LIVEOn 28 – 29 August 2023 the Pacific Internet Governance Forum will be held in Brisbane alongside APrIGF. The theme is “Is the Pacific ready to tackle the challenges of an evolving Internet – exploring AI and emerging technologies, cybersecurity, privacy, digital trust and Internet regulations.”

    PROGRAM https://www.aprigf.au/programs# (UTC+10)

    01 Overview of the Pacific IGF (Not recorded)
    What to expect from 28 – 29 August Pacific
    Andrew Molivurae, Pacific IGF Chair
    Key Recommendations from 2021 Pacific IGF
    Sarai Tevita, PICISOC Board Chair
    A brief introduction on APrIGF, NetThing, Australia IGF
    Rajnesh Singh, Internet Society

    02 Opening Ceremony – Opening Remarks (Not recorded)
    Rosemary Sinclair, Chief Executive Officer – AUDA
    Hon. Minister of Toelupe Poumulinuku Onesemo, Minister for Communications and Information Technology, Samoa
    Tenanoia Simona – Tuvalu Ministry of Telecommunication
    Moderator/Facilitator: Anju Mangal

    03 Emerging Technologies in the Pacific – AI, ChatGPT, OpenAI, Cryptocurrency, e-commerce
    Winifred Kula, VP and co-founder of PNG Digital Cluster/Incubation hub
    Sam Saili, Skyeye – Samoa
    Craig Kirkland, MasterCard
    Moderator/Facilitator: Savenaca Siwatibau

    04 Meaningful Connectivity
    Jonathan Brewer (NZ) – setting the scene – what does the data tell us?
    Tenanoia Simona – Tuvalu Ministry of Telecommunication
    Renga, Ministry of Communications, Kiribati
    Semisi Panuve, Chief Executive Officer, Tonga Cable
    Rober Abbio – Vanuatu Universal Access Policy, Challenges and opportunities – TRBR
    Moderator/Facilitator: Selu Kauvaka

    05 Digital Skills and Content
    Kevin Soli, Founder of PNG Flying Labs, Papua New Guinea
    Elisapeta Mauai, Head of Computing Department, National University of Samoa
    Rukshar Khan, Analyst/Programmer
    Doreen Leona – Chair SMART Sistas Girls ICT Camp
    Moderator/Facilitator:  Sarai Tevita

    06 Cybersecurity – legislations, policies, and capacity building
    Jemesa Lave, Digital Forensic/Ministry of Defense, Fiji
    Suetena Loia, Managing Partner, Websafe Samoa
    Sakaio Manoa, Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA)
    Moderator/Facilitator: Beau Tydd, Australian Computer Society (ACS)

    07 Day 2 Welcome and Prayer
    Savenaca Siwatibau, PICISOC

    08 Day 2 Opening remarks
    Anju Mangal 
    Anya Gengal, IGF Secretariat
    Whetu Fala, InternetNZ
    Tenanoia Veronica Simona, IGF MAG
    Save Vocea, ICANN

    09 Country Priorities Session 4: Which public-private partnerships can we leverage on
    Toni Friedman, The Asia Foundation
    Brook Schofield
    Rodrigo Balbontin, The Asia Foundation
    Moderator: Mele Manitisa, PICISOC

    10 Day 2 Opening remarks (continued)
    Jordan Carter, AuDA
    Rajnesh Singh, ISOC

    11 Country Priorities Report Backs
    Session 1: Map out Digital Skills training for the Pacific
    Rukhshar Khan, Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC)
    Session 2: Existing policies, legislations, frameworks & strategies for countries
    Georgina Naguilevu, Tetra Tech
    Session 3: Cybersecurity/cyber safety – what training is required for stakeholders?
    Terry Sweetser, APNIC
    Session 4: Which public-private partnerships can we leverage on
    Mele Manitisa, PICISOC
    Brook Schofield

    12 Country Prorities – Discussion
    Rajnesh Singh, ISOC
    Dave Phelan, APNIC
    Jobenz Manoa, PacIGF fellow from Samoa
    Savenaca Siwatibau, PICISOC
    Sarai Faleupolu Tevita, PICISOC / Pacific IGF
    Calum Handforth, UNDP
    Anju Mangal
    Moderator: Andrew Molivurae, Pacific IGF Chair

    13 Opportunities in the Pacific
    Lefaoalii Unutoa Auelua, CEO – MCIT, Samoa
    Rodrigo Balbotin, The Asia Foundation
    Brent Carey, Netsafe

    14 Closing Remarks
    Save Vocea, ICANN
    Sarai Faleupolu Tevita, PICISOC / Pacific IGF

    15 Closing Prayer
    Savenaca Siwatibau, PICISOC

    16 Group Photo

    LIVESTREAM http://livestream.com/internetsociety3/pacigf2023

    TWITTER #pacigf #aprigf @picisoc @auda

    ARCHIVE https://archive.org/details/pacigf2023

  • ISOC Live 1:09 am on September 11, 2022 Permalink | Reply
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    WEBCAST SEP 11-14: 2022 Asia Pacific Regional Internet Governance Forum 

    ISOC LIVEOn 12-14 September 2022 the 13th Asia Pacific Regional Internet Governance Forum (APrIGF) will be held as a hybrid event, online and in Singapore, with the theme ‘People at the Centre:Envisioning a community-led Internet that is inclusive, sustainable and trusted‘. APrIGF serves as a platform for discussion, exchange and collaboration at a regional level, and also where possible to aggregate national IGF discussions, ultimately advance the Internet governance development in the Asia Pacific region.

    APrIGF 2022 is being held as part of APNIC54 and in conjunction with APSIG2022 and SGNOG9.


    Sunday 11 September 2022
    06:00 Capacity Building Program for Fellows and Newcomers (real time text)

    Monday 12 September 2022
    01:30 S06 Empowering New Voices in Internet Governance Spaces
    03:00 Opening Plenary
    05:30 S17 Advancing data justice in (post-)pandemic data governance: perspectives from Southeast Asia
    07:00 S05 Resilience and inclusivity in digital education
    08:30 S04 Inclusion of persons with disabilities in the ICT Job Sector
    09:30 Townhall Session

    Tuesday 13 September 2022
    01:30 S02 Digital accessibility and connectivity for disabled students in higher education during COVID-19
    05:30 S11 Responding to changing digital rights priorities in a post-pandemic world
    07:00 S12 Multi-stakeholder Collaborative Approach for Developing Local Digital Literacy Champions
    08:30 S01 Connecting the Unconnected – Efforts from Private Sector and Policy Lessons from the APAC
    09:30 Townhall Session

    Wednesday 13 September 2022
    01:30 S03 Strengthening the disability voice in Internet Governance
    03:00 S19 Locally Accessible Cloud Service (LACS) for e-resilience + S21 LEO Satellite Constellations – Will They Bring Better Internet Access and a More Resilient Internet? + S25 Koo – Empowering Users and Building Cyber Resilience
    05:30 S20 Here’s How Your Genital and Physical Affects Your Digital Lives + S22 Measuring the Internet protocol parameters for reducing Internet poverty
    07:00 S23 Child Online Safety: A Kids conversation on creating a Child-centric Internet + S24 Assessing investments in surveillance and technology
    08:30 Closing Plenary

    https://livestream.com/internetsociety/aprigf2022 (Open Captions)


    STREAM 2 – TRACK 2

    Monday September 2022
    01:30 S13 Combating Disinformation from COVID-19 to the General Election: Multistakeholder Digital Literacy vs Legislation & Censorship?
    05:30 S07 Online harassment as tools of exclusion: A discussion on Addressing Online Gender Based Violence Through Community Organised Helplines
    07:00 S08 Towards an EcoInternet – A Multistakeholder Dialogue on Policy Making and Strategising for a Sustainable and Energy Efficient Internet
    08:30 S10 Future of Work: Achieving a sustainable gig economy

    Tuesday 13 September 2022
    01:30 S15 Toward Trusted Design: User Protections for a Better Web for All
    05:30 S16 Protecting the Healthcare Sector from Cyber Harm
    08:30 S14 Digital Resiliency of Civil Society in the context of shrinking Civic Space

    Wednesday 13 September 2022
    01:30 S09 Social Media Regulation during Elections: Expanding or Limiting Digital Democracy?
    03:00 Internet governance within the system of United Nations: is IGF on a good path to adapt, innovate and reform?
    05:30 IG Futures
    07:00 S18 Routing Security – We can do better!

    https://livestream.com/internetsociety2/aprigf2022 (Open Captions)

    PROGRAM https://ap.rigf.asia/news/2022-program-schedule/ (pdf https://bit.ly/3xd5Qog)

    REGISTER https://igf.asia/2022register


    TWITTER #APrIGF2022 #aprigf #internetgovernance #netgov #APAC @aprigf_official @isocapac #apnic54 @apnic 

    http://bit.ly/aprigf2022video (YouTube)


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