[arin-announce] Internet Governance Forum Begins
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Mon Nov 12 17:01:37 EST 2007
The second meeting of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF)began today in
Rio de Janeiro.
During the four-day meeting, more than 1,500 participants from around
the world representing governments, the private sector, academia, the
technical community, and international organizations will discuss the
most important issues related to the present Internet environment.
Diversity, Openness, Security, Access, and Critical Internet Resources
are central issues of ongoing community debate, and all these topics
will be discussed.
Each topic will be addressed in individual session, led by a panel of 6
or 7 area experts. Attendees will have an opportunity to ask questions
and make comments.
Several sessions of specific interest include: IPv4 to IPv6: Challenges
and Opportunities; Critical Internet Resources; DNSSEC: Securing a
Critical Internet Resource; and Governance Frameworks for Critical
Internet Resources. The full schedule is available at
http://www.intgovforum.org/Rio_Schedule_final.html, and live webcasts
are available for all sessions at http://www.igfbrazil2007.br/videos.htm.
Information on remote participation is available at the Internet
Governance Forum’s website, along with the documents for each Forum.
The IGF meeting concludes on Thursday, November 15.
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