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

Wisdom Donkor wisdom.dk at gmail.com
Fri Dec 15 11:32:34 EST 2017


Dear Lynn,

I strongly support the lunch of the poll at this years IGF.

See you all soon.

*WISDOM DONKOR (S/N Eng.)*
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On Fri, Dec 15, 2017 at 2:55 PM, Lynn St.Amour <st.amour at bluewin.ch> wrote:

> Dear MAG Members,
>
> Thank you to those who have responded though the number is very small —
> time is of the essence and responses by Sunday Dec 17th at 12N CET would be
> much appreciated.
>
> The WG is looking for just a simple yes or no to indicate your position re
> launching the proposed poll during the IGF.  The purpose of the poll is to
> get input on the timely questions the IGF might address in the coming
> years.    Please review the poll and respond to this email as soon as
> possible,
>
> Best regards,
>
> Lynn
>
>
> > On Dec 13, 2017, at 7:54 PM, 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,
> >>
> > <PROPOSAL FOR A POLL FOR THE IGF &  BEYOND - FOR MAG APPROVAL CLEAN
> DOC.docx>
> >>
> >>
> >> Lynn
> >>
> >>
> >
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