IGF 2024 Networking Session Proposals Received

Below is the list of Networking session proposals, received in a response to the IGF 2024 call for sessions. These proposals were cleared against the basic entry criteria of the IGF and are currently under detailed evaluation for possible inclusion in the IGF 2024 programme. It is expected that the final list of all accepted sessions will be announced shortly after the 2nd IGF 2024 Open Consultations and MAG Meeting, 26-28 June.

ID Organization Title Note
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Digital Government Authority (DGA)
[email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected]

IGF 2024 Networking Session #106 Governing Artificial Intelligence for Humanity
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Digital Government Authority (DGA)
TBD

IGF 2024 Networking Session #107 Safety in Cyberspace - Child Online Protection
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Digital Government Authority (DGA)
Fahad K. Al-Thobaiti , Shuruq Aloufi, Mohammed A. Almohaimeed, Chiheb Bouchnak, Nada Khater
[email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected]

IGF 2024 Networking Session #110 Digital ID to provide a trustworthy and inclusive digital pu
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Digital Government Authority (DGA)
Fahad K. Al-Thobaiti , Shuruq Aloufi, Mohammed A. Almohaimeed, Chiheb Bouchnak, Nada Khater
[email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected]

IGF 2024 Networking Session #111 Integrity of information online and trust in the digital eco
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Digital Government Authority (DGA)
Fahad K. Al-Thobaiti , Shuruq Aloufi, Mohammed A. Almohaimeed, Chiheb Bouchnak, Nada Khater
[email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected]

IGF 2024 Networking Session #113 Strategies for Inclusive Technology Access
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Digital Government Authority (DGA)
Fahad K. Al-Thobaiti , Shuruq Aloufi, Mohammed A. Almohaimeed, Chiheb Bouchnak, Nada Khater
[email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected]

IGF 2024 Networking Session #114 Fostering Data Free Flow with Trust in a Digital World
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UNESCO
Cedric Wachholz, Chief of Section, Digital Policies and Digital Transformation, UNESCO
Prateek Sibal, Programme Specialist, UNESCO
Mei Jie Chen, Trainee, UNESCO

IGF 2024 Networking Session #119 Network of Dynamic Coalitions - Public Sector Capacities
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Youth IGF DRC
Nicolas Fiumarelli, ISOC Alumn, GRULAC
Athanase Bahizire, ISOC Alumn, Africa
Saba Tiku, YCIG, Africa
Claire Van Zwieten, ISOC Alumni Specialist, WEOG
Tori Irvine, Internet Society Program specialist, WEOG

IGF 2024 Networking Session #123 Bridging the Future: ISOC Youth and Alumni Networking
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Free Moscow University
Dr. Andrey Shcherbovich, [email protected], Professor, Free Moscow University, Academia, Eastern European Group
Alexander Isavnin, [email protected], Professor, Free Moscow University, Academia, Eastern European Group
Dr. Ksenia Ermoshina, [email protected], Research Professor, Center for Internet and Society, Academia, WEOG

IGF 2024 Networking Session #129 Undesirable governance for the Internet we do not want
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Royal United Services Institute (RUSI)
Louise Marie Hurel, Royal United Services Institute (RUSI), Civil Society, WEOG
James Shires, European Cyber Conflict Research Initiative (ECCRI), Civil Society, WEOG

IGF 2024 Networking Session #132 Cyberpolicy Dialogues:Connecting research/policy communities
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Youth Coalition on Internet Governance
Denise Leal, [email protected] , YCIG and UnB, Civil society and Academia, LAC
Umut Pajaro, [email protected] , Melmo University and YCIG, Academia and Civil Society, WEOG
Ananda Gautam , [email protected] , YCIG, Civil Society, APAC
Saba Tiku, [email protected] , YCIG, Technical Community, AFRICA
Marko Paloski, [email protected] , YCIG, Private Sector, EEG
Jasmine Ko, [email protected], technical community, ASIA region

IGF 2024 Networking Session #135 IG model: evolution of global digital governance
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Interledger Foundation
Ayden Férdeline, Interledger Foundation, Civil Society, WEOG
Lawil Karama, Interledger Foundation, Civil Society, WEOG

IGF 2024 Networking Session #137 International Collaboration on Digital Financial Inclusion
156

Web Technology Study Center (Ceweb.br)
- Diogo Cortiz, CEWEB, Technical community, GRULAC
- Henrique Xavier, NIC.br, Technical community, GRULAC
- Reinaldo Ferraz, CEWEB, Technical community, GRULAC
- Ana Duarte, NIC.br, Technical community, GRULAC

IGF 2024 Networking Session #156 Fediverse Futures: Scalability and Positive Social Impact
17

IGF Czechia
Natalie Tercova, IGF Czechia, academia, Eastern Europe
Umut Pajaro Velasquez, Malmö Universitet, Academia, WEOG
Matilda Moses Mashauri, University student at University of Dar es salaam, Youth Tanzania, civil society, East Africa

IGF 2024 Networking Session #17 Eastern Europe Space: Enhancing Digital Literacy
20

Center for Global IT Cooperation
Andrey Aleynikov, Coordination Center for TLD .RU/.РФ, Private Sector, Eastern European Group
Alina Ustinova, Center for Global IT Cooperation, Civil Society, Eastern European Group
Emmanuel Mingle, Ghana IGF, Technical Community, African Group
Umirbek Abdullaev, Mountain Hub, Private Sector, Asia-Pacific Group
James Amattey, Technical community, African Group

IGF 2024 Networking Session #20 What goes around comes around: Web today and tomorrow
21

EuroDIG Support Association
EuroDIG is the European IGF and will act as the coordinator of several individuals and organisations which will attend the IGF in person.

IGF 2024 Networking Session #21 European Stakeholder Networking Session
24

Internet Society Foundation
Brian Horlick-Cruz, Internet Society Foundation (civil society)
Jenn Beard, Internet Society Foundation (civil society)
Rigdzin Collins, Internet Society Foundation (civil society)

IGF 2024 Networking Session #24 ISOC Foundation: Funding Global Connection
36

IFLA
Maria Fernanda De Brasdefer, IFLA, Policy & Research Officer on Digital Affairs - Civil Society, GRULAC (on-site)
Stephen Wyber, IFLA, Director of Policy & Advocacy, Civil Society, WEOG (on-site)

IGF 2024 Networking Session #36 Leveraging digital skills for peace in times of conflict
39

Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office
Sam West, UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office, Government, WEOG
Will Theyer, UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office, Government, WEOG
To be confirmed, Access Now, Civil Society, Global
To be confirmed, Centre for Information Resilience, Civil Society, Global

IGF 2024 Networking Session #39 Networking Session: Equality in Cyber
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Holistic AI
Ella Shoup, Holistic AI, Private Sector, Western European and Others (WEOG)
Siddhant Chatterjee, Holistic AI, Private Sector, Asia-Pacific Group

IGF 2024 Networking Session #48 Risk Profiles in Gen AI Systems & Strategies for Mitigation
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Holistic AI
Ella Shoup, Holistic AI, Private Sector, Western European and Others (WEOG)
Siddhant Chatterjee, Holistic AI, Private Sector, Asia-Pacific Group

IGF 2024 Networking Session #50 Strategies & Tools to Support, Adopt, & Scale AI Governance
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African Parliamentary Network on Internet Governance
Hon. Neema Lugangira
Chair - African Parliamentary Network On Internet Governance / Member of Parliament Tanzania
Africa Group, Goverment Stakeholder

Gabriel Karsan
Coordinator - African Parliamentary Network On Internet Governance
Africa Group, Civil Society Stakeholder

Dr. Monojit Das
Researcher - PHD Internet Governance
Asia Group - Academia Stakeholder

Hon. Susan Dossi
Member of Parliament - Malawi
Africa Group - Government Stakeholder

IGF 2024 Networking Session #51 Code and Constitution: Empowering African Parliamentarians
60

Council of Europe
Mr David LESLIE - Director of Ethics and Responsible Innovation Research (The Alan Turing Institute)

Mrs Louise RIONDEL, Co-Secretary to the Committee on Artificial Intelligence

Mr Vadim PAK, Advisor to the Committee on Artificial Intelligence

IGF 2024 Networking Session #60 Risk & impact assessment of AI on human rights & democracy
74

APNIC Foundation
Rajnesh Singh, CEO, APNIC Foundation. Technical Community, WEOG
Omar Ansari, APNIC Foundation, Technical Community, AP
Lima Madomi, AFSIG, Civil Society, AP

IGF 2024 Networking Session #74 Digital Innovations Forum- Solutions for the Offline People
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Search for Common Ground
Lena Slachmuijlder, Executive Director of Digital Peacebuilding at Search for Common Ground and Co-Chair of the Council on Tech and Social Cohesion; Ravi Iyer, Managing Director of the Neely Center at the University of Southern California and Co-Chair of the Council on Tech and Social Cohesion

IGF 2024 Networking Session #79 Designing Tech for Peace | Adopting prosocial design
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International Information Security School
Daria Stepovaya - the head of Research department at the International Information Security School and PhD student at Moscow State University.
Andrey Aleinikov – is a public relations specialist at a Coordination Center for TLD RU/РФ and the chairman of the Coordination Center Youth Council.
Nadine Kampire - Coordinator of Afia-Amani Grand Lac, Civil Society, Africa

IGF 2024 Networking Session #89 Personal data & digital identity
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National Research University Higher School of Economics
Alim Khapov, National Research University Higher School of Economics, Technical Community, Eastern European Group
Milos Jovanovic, Open Link Group, Private Sector, WEOG
Isikgun Akfirat, Aydinlik Newspaper, Civil Society, Asia-Pacific Group

IGF 2024 Networking Session #93 Unite and Connect: New types of Digital Divide
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Friends For Leadership
David Okpatuma, Friends for Leadership, Intergovernmental organization, African Group
Gabriella Marcelja, Sirius, Technical Community, WEOG
Yamil Quispe, Pacifica, Private Sector, GRULAC

IGF 2024 Networking Session #95 Friends for Internet: Creating Better Digital World