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Robert Guerra rguerra at lists.privaterra.org
Fri Jul 29 16:11:37 EDT 2005

I had the opportunity to attend the meeting held yesterday in  
Washington DC on WGIG. I will post a my notes of the meeting in the  
next few days.



Robert Guerra <rguerra at privaterra.org>
Managing Director, Privaterra <http://www.privaterra.org>


Washington Symposium July 28; Online Participation Possible

July 28, 2005. The Internet Governance Project and three other  
university programs sponsor a symposium in Washington, DC to assess  
the final report of the UN Working Group on Internet Governance  
(WGIG). The event, titled "Regime Change on the Internet? Internet  
Governance After WGIG" will be the first public event in the United  
States to review the UN Working Group’s report. The symposium will  
also look towards the future of Internet governance, leading up to  
the World Summit on the Information Society in Tunisia and beyond.  
Location: Syracuse University's Paul Greenberg House, 2301 Calvert  
Street, NW, Washington, DC (Near the Woodley subway stop). 202-797-4678.

The symposium will be available to an online audience using  
Elluminate software, beginning at 10:30 AM (US Eastern Standard  
Time). To join the session, please click here within 60 minutes of  
the start time. If this is the first time you will be using  
Elluminate, you will need to download client software. You can pre- 
configure your system with the required software by going to the  
support page at any time. Please make sure your computer has a  
microphone and speakers to be able to talk and hear while you are in  
the Elluminate session.


“What the UN Working Group proposed”
Markus Kummer, Executive Coordinator, UN Working Group on Internet  

“The US Perspective on Internet Governance and WSIS”
Richard Beaird, Senior Deputy U.S. Coordinator, US State Department,
Communication and Information Policy section

* Lesley Cowley, Chief Executive Officer, Nominet UK
* Milton Mueller, Professor, Syracuse University and Internet  
Governance Project
* Christopher Boam, Counsel for Internet and Global ICT in MCI’s  
Legal Department, International Affairs Division
* Willie Currie, Association for Progressive Communications

11:30 - 12:30
Questions and answers from attending and online audience.

Derrick L. Cogburn, Syracuse University School of Information Studies  
and Internet Governance Project

Hans Klein, Professor, Georgia Institute of Technology and Internet  
Governance Project

Event co-sponsors include: The Internet Governance Project; The  
Quello Center for
Telecommunication Management and Law, Michigan State University;  
Communication and Technology Program, Georgetown University; Internet  
and Public
Policy Project, Georgia Institute of Technology

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