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Internet Governance Forum USA 2016 on Thursday, July 14

IGF-USA full day conference at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington DC to be held on Thursday, July 14, 2016 from 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM: “Key forum topics include IANA transition, ICANN accountability, broadband access, online privacy, Internet of Things, and digital trade.”

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The details from IGF-USA 2016 organizers:

On Thursday, July 14, thought leaders from civil society, industry, academia, and government will meet at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington, DC for IGF-USA.

This year’s conference will feature major keynote speakers and panel discussions focused on critical Internet policy issues including:

  • The IANA Transition
  • ICANN Accountability
  • Managing Opportunities and Risks of the Internet of Things and Big Data
  • Expanding Broadband Access
  • Promoting Human Rights Online
  • Privacy v. Security
  • Digital Trade

IGF-USA 2016 Confirmed Keynotes

  • Catherine A. Novelli – Under Secretary of State & Senior Coordinator for International Information Technology Diplomacy.
  • Lawrence E. Strickling – Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information and Administrator, National Telecommunications and Information Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce.
  • Ambassador Daniel A. Sepulveda – U.S. Coordinator for International Communications and Information Policy, U.S. Department of State.
  • Lee Rainie – Director of Internet, Science and Technology Research, Pew Research Center.
  • Dr. David Farber – Adjunct Professor of Internet Studies and Distinguished Career Professor of Computer Science and Public Policy, School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University.

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