Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Russian Internet Governance Forum Opens in Moscow on April 25,2013

The Coordination Center for TLD RU/РФ announced that it is hosting this year's Russian Internet Governance Forum,to be held on April 25,2013 at Moscow's Marriott Grand Hotel .
The questions to be discussed at this year's forum include :
  • Cybersecurity
  • Legal aspects of the global netword
  • New TLDs
  • Changes in the global domain name landscape
The agenda includes the following set of roundtables :

"Transborder or no borders: Internet and its legal aspects", "Creating a playground in the Internet", "Cybersecurity: evasive virtuality", "e-Government: handiness made possible", "Prospects of the Internet governance system", and "Domain industry economy". These topical questions are to be discussed by a number of leading experts from Russia and abroad, representatives of the international intergovernmental organizations, as well as those of Russian government and industrial structures.

These include:

Ruslan Gattarov (Federation Council of the RF), Wim Degezelle (CENTR, Belgium), John Carr (UKCCIS, Great Britain), Janis Karklins (UNESCO, Latvia), Wolfgang Kleinwaechter (Orhus University, Germany), Konstantinos Komaitis (ISOC, Switzerland), Ilya Massukh (Information Democracy Foundation), Jeff Moss (ICANN, USA), Alena Popova (Open Projects Foundation), Galina Soldatova (Internet Development Foundation), Barbara-Chiara Ubaldi (OECD, Italy), Bertrand de la Chapelle (International Diplomatic Academy, France) and many others.

For more details check out CCTLD.RU .

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