[Wg-mwp] [IGFmaglist] Fwd: IMPORTANT for MAG Review: Proposed Poll to be launched during IGF

Michael ILISHEBO ilishebo at gmail.com
Wed Dec 13 22:07:26 EST 2017

Dear Chair,

I support this Poll.

Kindly, if possible add the following :

Q7,8 and 10a:
Digital Economy
Open Data

Business Community

Michael Ilishebo

On Dec 14, 2017 02:55, "Lynn St.Amour" <st.amour at bluewin.ch> wrote:

> Apologies, I am working offline while in travel and neglected to mention
> in the email how the topics/TAGS were derived.   The WG suggested using
> common IGF TAGS, and the Secretariat suggested the top 20 TAGS (see poll
> for listing), specifically  “the list of top 20 tags was sourced from all
> our workshop proposals (not just those selected) received this year, in
> order of popularity.  These are the 20 most popular out of 152 different
> tags, sourced from 268 proposals, so the pool is quite representative and
> large (relatively speaking - in an IGF context!). Scanning the list
> quickly, it offers a good balance of topics, including some 'frontier
> issues' like AI, Big Data and IoT, which we saw a major spike in this year.
> Best,
> Lynn
> Begin forwarded message:
> *From: *"Lynn St.Amour" <st.amour at bluewin.ch>
> *Subject: **IMPORTANT for MAG Review: Proposed Poll to be launched during
> IGF*
> *Date: *December 13, 2017 at 7:44:25 PM EST
> *To: *IGF Maglist <Igfmaglist at intgovforum.org>
> *Cc: *wg-mwp <wg-mwp at intgovforum.org>
> Dear colleagues,
> Please find below a proposed poll that the WG: Multi-year Strategic Work
> Plan believes would be valuable to launch during the upcoming IGF.   This
> is the work product of the WG: Multi-year Strategic Work Plan. It was
> considerably improved by poll experts from the European Broadcasting Union
> who donated their time following a request for expert review.  Everyone has
> worked hard to ensure an unbiased poll.  The purpose is to get input on the
> timely questions the IGF community — and hopefully well beyond the IGF
> community — believes should be addressed in the IGF.
> I would like to encourage those MAG members who were part of this WG to
> add any additional reflections.   While this poll was suggested some months
> ago, like many things it has only come together very recently and certainly
> the pace has not been ideal.
> The WG is sending this to the MAG for review, and hopefully support to
> launch during the Geneva IGF.
> From my perspective as a longstanding IGF participant (and NOT as Chair),
> I think this poll could be very helpful, and I believe it is a good start.
> We can always improve - but let’s not make perfection the enemy of the
> good.     Time is of the essence and so please could you signal your
> position ASAP:
> Support Launching at IGF Geneva _____
> - DO NOT support launching at IGF Geneva  (pleas give an indication of
> your rationale or concern)._____
> Also, please note this is a poll, it is not a vote.   It should inform MAG
> deliberations. The results will be sent to the MAG and published online for
> full community review.
> Thanks in advance for your quick review.  There are a few implementation
> comments still inserted in the attached document, and the best approach
> this will be determined by the IGF Secretariat.
> I appreciate the busy time we are all in but it would be very helpful to
> have your inputs by Saturday COB CET.
> Best and thank you,
> Lynn
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