[IGFmaglist] DRAFT MAIN SESSION GUIDELINES 2016, SUBMITTED FOR MAG'S CONSIDERATION, COMMENTS AND APPROVAL

Renata Aquino Ribeiro raquino at gmail.com
Mon May 16 13:41:16 EDT 2016


Dear all

My previous comments were also towards more interactive sessions
I'd like to recommend a very good text about what makes a good session
from SRCCON
Perhaps it would be useful for some ideas or to share with your peers

https://opennews.org/blog/srccon-top5/

On Mon, May 16, 2016 at 10:45 AM, Olusegun H. Olugbile
<solugbile at gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear Co-Chairs,
>
> Great job...well done!
>
> I've studied the document and made my little comments. Salanieta has done
> much of the editing.
>
> I agree with Juan's observation and comment. We need to look at how to
> enable a more vibrant engagement of stakeholders in the Main sessions.
>
> Above all, the WG has done a great job.
>
> Best Regards.
>
> Segun Olugbile
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> On Sun, May 15, 2016 at 4:38 PM, Salanieta Tamanikaiwaimaro
> <sala at pasifikanexus.nu> wrote:
>>
>> Dear Co-Chairs of WG for Guidelines for Main Session:
>>
>> Fantastic work so far. Made some rough edits to the document shared.
>> Within your discretion and group dialogue. My edits are attached.
>>
>> Warm Regards,
>> Sala T
>>
>>
>>
>> On Fri, May 13, 2016 at 4:47 PM, Bhatia, Virat <virat.bhatia at intl.att.com>
>> wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Dear Lynn, Chengetai, and Members,
>>>
>>> This is to inform you that the Working Group on Main Sessions (WGMS) has
>>> completed its assigned task of formulating Draft Main Session (MS)
>>> Guidelines and criteria, for IGF 2016. Brief details regarding the
>>> proceedings of the Working Group, along with the Draft MS Guidelines 2016,
>>> are attached for MAG’s consideration, comments and approval.
>>>
>>> Proceedings of the Working Group on Main Sessions
>>>
>>> The Working Group on Main Sessions (WGMS) was formed after receiving MAG
>>> approval on April 26. Liesyl Franz and I volunteered to co-facilitate the
>>> proceedings of the WG. An open call inviting volunteers to join the WG was
>>> sent out on April 27. A total of 23 members from and outside the MAG, kindly
>>> volunteered to join the WG. Relevant documents from 2015 Guidelines were
>>> circulated, inviting comments.  Comments were received from several members
>>> of the WG. Special thanks to Jeremy Malcolm, Zeina Bou Harb, Klaus Stoll,
>>> Renata Aquino Ribeiro, Association for Progressive Communications and Susan
>>> Chalmers for their written inputs and guidance for structuring the 2016
>>> draft.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Modular Recommendations for 2016 Main Session Guidelines
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Based on the inputs provided by WGMS members, the Draft MS Guidelines
>>> have been prepared in a 3 tier modular structure:
>>>
>>> i)                 Main Sessions Guidelines
>>>
>>> ii)                Considerations for Main Sessions
>>>
>>> iii)               Recommended timelines for 2016 for main session
>>> planning
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> It has been the WGMS’s attempt to keep the first 2 parts (Guidelines and
>>> Considerations) as a rotating document for future years.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> -        Guidelines are specific and will eventually become the basis of
>>> selection.
>>>
>>> -        Considerations are by way of advice and guidance to Main Session
>>> co-facilitators. Obviously, both these parts can evolve, based on
>>> discussions within future MAGs and the needs / focus of forthcoming IGFs.
>>>
>>> -        The Draft Timelines have been recommended specifically for 2016.
>>> These (steps and deadlines) will need to be updated necessarily, ahead of
>>> each IGF, depending on various circumstances.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Next Steps
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> WGMS submits that:
>>>
>>> i)                 The Draft MS Guidelines 2016, may kindly be reviewed
>>> by the MAG.
>>>
>>> ii)                The secretariat may kindly list the Draft MS
>>> Guidelines 2016, as an agenda item for the upcoming MAG virtual call
>>> scheduled on May 18, 2016.
>>>
>>> iii)               The MAG may kindly consider approving the Draft MS
>>> Guidelines by 30th May 2016.  It is only after final MS Guidelines are
>>> announced that the co-facilitators of the proposed main sessions for 2016
>>> can be requested to send in written proposals for consideration of the MAG,
>>> and discussions, likely at the 2nd MAG meeting from 12-14 July 2016, in NY.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Trust the MAG will find the Draft Main Session Guidelines relevant for
>>> IGF 2016, and usable as a rotating document for future IGFs, as appropriate.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Submitted (as attached) for MAG’s consideration.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Best Regards,
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Virat Bhatia and Liesyl Franz
>>>
>>> Co-Facilitators
>>>
>>> WGMS 2016
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
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