IG4D Thematic Cluster 1 "Pending Expansion of the Top Level Domain Space"
Question 1:How do various actors in the developing world - governments, industry groupings, the technical community, civil society-perceive the relative costs and benefits of expanding the domain name space to the end-user; Are there any issues on which greater clarification and mutual understanding would be helpful?
Question 2: What kinds of support may be required to help communities, NGOs and businesses from the developing world in bridging the potential inclusion gap of TLD space?
IG4D Thematic Cluster 2 "Enabling Environment"
Question 1: What does it take to attract investment in infrastructure and encourage innovation and growth of ICT services, including mobile technology and how can these technologies best be employed to address development challenges?
Question 2: What are the challenges and opportunities for the participation of ssamtakeholders in developing IG policy, legal and regulatory approaches?
IG4D Thematic Cluster 3 - "Infrastructure"
Question 1: What are the key concerns regarding Internet infrastructure from developing countries' experiences and how can new technologies and the Global Internet Governance mechanisms address limitations, offer opportunities and enable development?
Mr. Ismayil Alekberov, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Azerbaijan
Alice Munyua (Kenya), Chair, Kenya Internet Governance Steering committee, Government of Kenya, Africa, Government
Carlton Samuels (Jamaica)
Mr Brian Cute, CEO PIR, Technical Community, Confirmed
Ms Erika Mann, Managing Director of Facebook, Private Sector, Confirmed
Ms. Carolina Aguerre,General Manager, LACTLD, GRULAC, Technical Community, Confirmed
Mr. Philipp Grabensee, Chairman of the Board of Afilias, WEOG, Private Sector, Confirmed
Mr. Rohan Samarajiva, founding Chair and CEO of LIRNEasia, Asia Pacific, Civil Society, Confirmed
Mr. Toru Nakaya, Director-General, Institute for Information and Communications Policy, MIC Japan, Government, Confirmed
Mr. David Souter, IISD, Academia
Panelists: It is envisioned that the following panellists will introduce the following clusters
Cluster 1 : Brian Cute, Carolina Aguerre, Philipp Grabensee
Cluster 2: Erika Mann, Rohan Samarajiva, Nakaya-san
Cluster 3: Erika Mann, Rohan Samarajiva, Nakaya-san