IGF 2022 received Town Hall proposals

Below is the list of Town Hall proposals, received in response to the IGF 2022 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 2022 programme. It is expected that the final list of all accepted sessions will be announced shortly after the 2nd IGF 2022 Open Consultations and MAG Meeting, 6-8 July.

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Tech Against Terrorism
Isabelle Arnson, Tech Against Terrorism, Western Europe

IGF 2022 Town Hall #5 Global regulation to counter terrorist use of the internet
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Organisers

  1. Africa Open Data and Internet Research Foundation (AODIRF)
  2. School of Information Studies, Syracuse University, USA

Co-organisers / Facilitators:

  1. Wisdom Donkor, Africa Open Data and Internet Research Foundation (AODIRF), Ghana (Africa Region)
  2. Dr. Lee W. McKnight, School of Information Studies, Syracuse University, USA (North America)
  3. Dr. Danielle T. Smith, College of Arts & Science, Syracuse University, USA.
  4. Kwaku Antwi, Africa Open Data and Internet Research Foundation (Africa Region)
  5. Catherine R. Kimambo, African Child Projects, Republic of Tanzania (Africa Region)
IGF 2022 Town Hall #33 Understanding digital policy demands of rural and urban poor
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inABLE
inABLE Communication Authority of Kenya Kenya Buerue of Standards. Information and Communication Technology Authority of Kenya GIZ

IGF 2022 Town Hall #36 Accessibility Standards a catalyst to Inclusivity
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iRights.Lab/ Laboratório de Políticas Públicas e Internet - LAPIN
José Renato Laranjeira de Pereira, iRights.Lab, Think Tank, Europe Cynthia Picolo, Laboratório de Políticas Públicas e Internet - LAPIN, Civil Society, Latin America

IGF 2022 Town Hall #37 Beyond the opacity excuse: AI transparency and communities
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EuroDIG
EuroDIG 2022 Focal Points and OrgTeam Members from WEOG and EEG

IGF 2022 Town Hall #43 EuroDIG Messages - Internet in troubled times
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Internet & Jurisdiction Policy Network
Sophie Tomlinson, Martin Hullin, Ajith Francis, Natalia Loungou, Internet & Jurisdiction Policy Network, Civil Society, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)

 

IGF 2022 Town Hall #45 Town Hall: Internet & Jurisdiction Policy Network
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Organizers.

      1. Vodacom Tanzania Foundation 

       2. AFRICAN CHILD PROJECTS 

Co- Organizers.

       1. Basic Internet Foundation.

       2. University of Dar es salaam

       3. Emerging Youth Initiatives 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

IGF 2022 Town Hall #47 Let's talk connectivity
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Electronic Frontier Foundation
Corynne McSherry, Legal Director, Electronic Frontier Foundation, USA Agustina Campos, Director, Centre for Studies on Freedom of Expression and Access to Information (CELE), Argentina Jillian York, Director for Freedom of Expression, Electronic Frontier Foundation, USA/EU

IGF 2022 Town Hall #52 Infrastructure-Level Content Interventions and Human Rights
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  • Egbert Wits, Research and Program Manager, EngageMedia
  • Thompson Chengeta, Researcher, Advancing Data Justice Research and Practice Project
  • Vino Lucero, Project and Communications Manager, EngageMedia
  • Katerina Francisco, Editorial Coordinator, EngageMedia
IGF 2022 Town Hall #53 Social Justice during Rapid Datafication
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Software Freedom Law Center, India (SFLC.in)
 

IGF 2022 Town Hall #54 Help! The Kill switch is taking away my limited agency
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BI Norwegian Business School
Christian Perrone, Head Law and GovTech, ITS Rio, CSO, South America Janaina Costa, Senior Researcher Law and GovTech, ITS Rio, CSO, South America Christoph Lutz, Researcher, Nordic Center for Internet and Society, BI Norwegian Business School, Academia, Europe

IGF 2022 Town Hall #55 Inclusive AI regulation: perspectives from four continents
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Federal Foreign Ministry of Germany as Chair of Freedom Online Coalition´s Task Force on Artificial Intelligence
- OSCE RFoM, Intergovernmental Organization - ICNL, WEOG - Ghana (Cyber Security Authority), African Group

IGF 2022 Town Hall #60 Regulating Algorithms: what if – if not - and if so, how?
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Tony Blair Institute for Global Change
Sinit Zeru, Tony Blair Institute, Technical Society, Africa Melanie Garson, Tony Blair Institute, Technical Society, Western European and Others Daouda Lo, Tony Blair Institute, Technical Society, Africa Rosanna Fanni, Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS), Technical Society, Western European and Others

IGF 2022 Town Hall #67 Growing a New Cadre of Tech Diplomats
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Instituto Vero
Beatrice Bonami, Head of Science and Innovation at Instituto Vero, Latin America and Caribbean

Victor Durigan, Head of Institutional Relations at Instituto Vero, Latin America and Caribbean

Caio Machado, Director Executive at Instituto Vero, Latin America and Caribbean

Victor Vicente, Head of Content at Instituto Vero, Latin America and Caribbean

Isabela Ines Benardino, Junior Researcher at Instituto Vero, Latin America and Caribbean

Rodger Richer, Full Researcher at Instituto Vero, Latin America and Caribbean

Laura Pereira, Full Researcher at Instituto Vero, Latin America and Caribbean

IGF 2022 Town Hall #69 The Amazon is online, and it is not the Prime
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Tony Blair Institute
Nate Persily, Stanford Cyber Policy Center, Academia, Western European and Others
Sinit Zeru, Tony Blair Institute, Technical Society, Africa
Sam Sharps, Tony Blair Institute, Technical Society, Western European and Others
Matt Nguyen, Tony Blair Institute, Technical Society, Asia-Pacific
Rhea Subramanya, Tony Blair Institute, Technical Society, Western European and Others

IGF 2022 Town Hall #73 Platform regulation in the West versus the Rest
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Tony Blair Institute for Global Change (TBI) and United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA)
Sinit Zeru, TBI, Technical Society, Africa Natalia Ospina, TBI, Technical Society, WEOG Melanie Garson, TBI, Technical Society, WEOG Judith Mwaya, TBI, Technical Society, Africa TBC, UNECA, International Organisation, Africa

IGF 2022 Town Hall #74 Dare to Share: A New Mindset for Safe Data Sharing for Growt
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ECP | Platform for the Information Society
Marjolijn Bonthuis, ECP | Platform for the Information Society, Civil Society, WEOG.
Alex de Joode, AMS-IX, WEOG.
Stephanie Teeuwen, ECP | Platform for the Information Society, Civil Society, WEOG.

IGF 2022 Town Hall #76 What are arguments in favor & against restricting encryption
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ECP | Platform for the Information Society

  • Marjolijn Bonthuis, ECP | Platform for the Information Society, civil society, WEOG
  • Roelof Meijer, SIDN, technical community, WEOG
  • Stephanie Teeuwen, ECP | Platform for the Information Society, civil society, WEOG
IGF 2022 Town Hall #80 Internet sanctions: infringement to multi-stakeholder model
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Digital Grassroots
Esther Mwema, Digital Grassroots, Civil Society, Africa Hanna Pishchyk, Digital Grassroots, Civil Society, Europe Rachad Sanoussi, Digital Grassroots, Technical, Africa Uffa Modey, Digital Grassroots, Technical, Africa

IGF 2022 Town Hall #81 Digital Rights Learning Exchange
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Digital Health Associates 

Prof. Rajendra Pratap Gupta, Executive Chairman- Digital Health Associates - India  & Chair- DC-Jobs -, Civil Society

Gunjan Sinha, MetricSteam, USA , Private Sector

Dr. Pooran Chandra Pandey, International Visiting Fellow, Taiwan Foundation for Democracy, Minsitry of Foreign Affairs(ROC), Taipei, Taiwan.

Mr. Suresh Yadav, Chief of Digital Transformation and Deputy Head, Secretary General's office, Commonwealth - Multi-lateral body. 

Dr. Rishi Mohan Bhatnagar, Board Member , Aeris Communication, Private Sector, USA. 

Asish Thakur, Glocal Inc, Nepal - Civil Society

Rahatul Jannah, Student, India

IGF 2022 Town Hall #82 Sustainable Automation as SDG-18?
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ARTICLE 19
Maria Luisa Stasi, Head of Law and Policy for digital markets, ARTICLE 19, Civil Society, Western European and Other Group

Martha Tudon, Digital Rights Coordinator, ARTICLE 19 Mexico, Civil Society, Latin America and Caribbean Group

Kathleen Boyle, Law & Policy Programme Assistant, ARTICLE 19, Civil Society, Western European and Other Group

 

IGF 2022 Town Hall #83 Public interest algorithms for content recommendations
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Institute for Technology and Society of Rio (ITS Rio)
Institute for Technology and Society of Rio (ITS Rio), Civil Society, LATAM Centro de Estudios en Tecnología y Sociedad (CETyS), Civil Society, LATAM Eon Resilience Lab, Civil Society, LATAM

IGF 2022 Town Hall #90 'The New (Meta)Governors': Are there Internet governance-related lessons?
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EDMO
EDMO is the European Commission created body to monitor and fight misinformation and hate speech on line. It's funded by EU money and is based in Florence, Italy, at the European University Institute.

EUROVISIONI:

Eurovisioni is the annual conference taking place in Italy to discuss about changing media environment and on the impact of digitalization of media on the shaping of public opinion.

IGF 2022 Town Hall #91 The war in Ukraine and the disinformation war
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International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP)
Anthony Wong, IFIP President

 

IGF 2022 Town Hall #92 Ethics and Regulation of Emerging Technologies & AI
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Internet Rights and Principles Coalition - UN IGF
Jacob Odame-Baiden, EGIGFA, Civil Society
Minda Moreira, IRPC, Civil society
Dr. Dennis Redeker, University of Bremen, Academia
Marianne Franklin, Academia
June Parris, Civil Society
Meri Baghdasaryan, Civil Society

IGF 2022 Town Hall #96 Safeguarding human rights with a free and open internet
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ICANN
Pierre Dandjinou, Vera Major, Rebeca McGilley

IGF 2022 Town Hall #98 Launch of the Coalition for Digital Africa
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Nym
Andres Arauz (UNAM, Mexico) Latin American and Caribbean Group Harry Halpin (Nym Technologies, Switzerland), Private Sector, Western European and Others Amelia Andersdotter (Sky, UK) Private Sector, Western European and Others

IGF 2022 Town Hall #99 The Data of Money: Blockchains and/or Surveillance?
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Marilia Gagliardi, Paulo José Lara, and Rafaela de Alcantara - ARTICLE 19 Brazil and South America.

IGF 2022 Town Hall #100 Who is being left behind by Internet governance?
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AEIOTU//Centro de Internet y Sociedad ISUR
I have contacted the selected speakers. They have expressed interest and intent to participate.

IGF 2022 Town Hall #106 Digital literacy and its importance for Early Childhood
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🔒 AU EU D4D Hub Project
Organisers: AU-EU D4D Hub Project (Western Europe-Africa Region), European Commission, Directorate-General for International Partnerships (Western European Region) 

IGF 2022 Town Hall #109 Jointly tackling disinformation and promoting human rights
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Organizer 1: Lucien M. Castex, AFNIC

Organizer 2: Rayna Stamboliyska, RS Strategy

Organizer 3: Samih Souissi, Government, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)

 

IGF 2022 Town Hall #110 Security Meets Responsibility: Connected Everything’s Resilience