[governance] workshops and main sessions
ajp at glocom.ac.jp
Sat Aug 18 04:18:59 EDT 2007
There's not much to update about the workshops. But the caucus
proposals seem to be in the selected list, so that's good. How are
these being arranged? How's progress?
Been no announcement about membership of the advisory group and the
old members have not been as involved in meeting arrangements as much
as last year. At least not yet.
Next main issue may be about the sub-thematic workshops, each of the
main sessions should have three linked workshops. Shouldn't be a
problem deciding about Access as there are only three workshops in
the list (and they seem complementary in many ways -- looks like a
strong session likely to emerge.) But any thoughts on what the three
thematic workshops should be for diversity, openness and security?
Doesn't seem to be time on the agenda for thematic workshops on
critical Internet resources
Which workshops would best feed into the main session, make the most
logical fit in making mini-tracks on diversity, openness and security?
There has been no discussion about if or how the organizers of these
workshops will have a role in also organizing the main session, if
those organizers might select speakers (or help select speakers.)
Not been discussed yet. Deciding speakers will be difficult as time
is again very short, we need to consider issues of diversity,
balancing stakeholder representation (or everyone's satisfaction with
the selected speakers), and finding people who know about the issues.
Plus, the actual style of these 2 hours sessions has not been
discussed in much detail. And the number of speakers will be less, 4
5 or 6 people (the reason the panels grew so large last year were
these very problems of finding a diverse set of knowledgeable
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