Dynamic Coalition on Access and Connectivity for Remote, Rural and Dispersed Communities

13 November 2007 - A Dynamic Coalition on Access in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Agenda

Proponent:


IGF Dynamic Coalition on Access and Connectivity for Remote, Rural and Dispersed Communities

Speakers

Rajnesh Singh, DC-AC Co-ordinator, Fiji
Janna Anderson, Imagining the Internet, USA
Vint Cerf, Internet Pioneer, USA
Guilherme Saraiva, Comsat, Brazil
Gunnar Hökmark, Member of European Parliament, Sweden
Louis Houle, ISOC Québec, Canada (TBC)
Hakikur Rahman, ISOC Bangladesh

Agenda

Digital Inclusion and the role of Governments, Civil Society and the Private Sector

Explores Digital inclusion and the enthusiasm and energy needed in taking action to bring access to people. Includes a sample of commentary made by delegates at IGF Athens 2006, followed by a panel discussion and interactive session on the motivating factors for digital inclusion, some examples of success stories and the role of Governments, Civil Society and the Private Sector.

830 835 Opening Remarks/Introduction Rajnesh Singh, DC-AC Co-ordinator
835 855 Bridging the Digital Divide Janna Anderson, Imagining the Internet
    Audio/Visual Presentation  
855 905 Commentary on Access, Vint Cerf, Internet Pioneer
    Connectivity and IG  
905 945 Panel Discussion Vint Cerf, Internet Pioneer, USA
      Guilherme Saraiva, Comsat, Brazil
      Gunnar Hökmark, Member of European Parliament, Sweden
      Louis Houle, ISOC Québec, Canada (TBC)
      Hakikur Rahman, ISOC Bangladesh
945 1000 Q&A