Requests for your assistance for Best Bits

Ginger Paque gpaque at
Tue Oct 2 12:41:00 EDT 2012

I would be happy to do remote moderation if you do not have a volunteer
Cheers, gp

Ginger (Virginia) Paque

VirginiaP at
Diplo Foundation
Internet Governance Capacity Building Programme

On 2 October 2012 03:47, Jeremy Malcolm <jeremy at> wrote:

>  As many of you know, plans for the Best Bits meeting came together this
> year, following on from an informal meeting at the Asia-Pacific Regional
> IGF (the background to which is at
> I have been shepherding the process along since then, but since Best Bits
> has come together spontaneously, it is not something for which there is any
> allowance of time or budget in my organisational workplan - hence, I would
> appreciate some help from you.
> Here are the most important areas where help is still needed:
>    - Making a proper website for the event to replace the Etherpad page (
>, including a confirmation of
>    registration form so that we can finalise our numbers.
>     - Arranging web conference and other remote participation options.  A
>    simple solution would be to utilise, but a
>    web-connected camera also needs to be arranged.
>     - Arranging a press conference for the Sunday afternoon.  This
>    requires someone with PR experience who can liaise with the press office at
>    the IGF.
>    - Providing background papers for distribution to the participants
>    ahead of the meeting.  These are due to be provided to Andrew Puddephatt by
>    Friday 19 October at the latest.
> For those of you who have supported the idea of Best Bits, please go that
> step further and also set aside some of your time to help in whichever of
> these areas you can.  We now only have a month to go!
> Additionally, I am going to start two threads in which discussions about
> the two output documents planned for the meeting can take place.  So your
> participation in those threads will also be appreciated.
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