Previous meeting 2004

5th Meeting of the ICANN Studienkreis

17–18 September 2004 Aarhus

Organized by the University of Aarhus & NETCOM Institute Leipzig

Supported by Afilias, VeriSign, PIR and


ICANN in the new WSIS Environment:
On the Eve of new Partnerships?



Friday, 17 September 2004


11.00 – 11.05 Welcome & Introduction

Wolfgang Kleinwächter, University of Aarhus, Coordinator ICANN Studienkreis

11.05 – 11.20 Internet Governance. The Danish Internet Policy

Sidse Ægidius, Danish Ministry of Science,Technology and Innovation, GAC member

11.20 – 11.35 The Management of the .dk Registry

Mads Bryde Andersen, Dansk Internet Forum, Chair


11.35 – 11.50 Coffee


11.50 – 13.30 Plenary I: How much Government needs Internet Governance?

Introduction: Markus Kummer, Head of the Secretariat, Internet Governance Working Group (WGIG), Geneva


Panel Discussion:
Paul Verhoef, ICANN, Vice President, Brussels
Michael Niebel, European Commission, GAC Member, Brussels
Christina Arida, Egyption Ministry of Information and Communication Technology, Cairo
N.N., ITU, Geneva
Rainer Haendel, International Chamber of Commerce, Paris
Jeanette Hofmann, Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin, Co-Chair Civil Society Internet Governance Caucus


Moderator: Bertrand de la Chapelle, WSIS Online, Geneva


13.30 – 15.00 Lunch & Luncheon Speech

Bart Mackay, VeriSign. Director, International Policy


15.00 – 16.30 Plenary II: The Future of the Domain Name System: New TLDs, new Services, new Markets?

Introduction: Philipp Grabensee, Affilias Ltd., Chairman of the Board


David Maher, Vice President, Public Interest Registry,
Siegfried Langenbach, Core, CSL Gmbh Düsseldorf, Director
Hagen Hultzsch, ICANN Director
Paul Kane, CENTR, Director
Lauri Hirvonen, Nokia
Bart Mackay, VeriSign, Director International Policy


Moderation: Mads Bryde Andersen, University of Copenhagen


16.30 – 17.10 Coffee


17.10 – 18.45 Plenary III: Whois: What Next?

Frannie Wellings, Electronic Privacy Information Center/EPIC, Washington
Eva Froelich, Director of the Board, PIR
Michael Palage, ICANN Director
Eric Schaetzlein, Schlund & Partner, GNSO Registrar Constituency

Amadeu Abril I Abril, Member of the GNSO Council


Moderator: Michael Heller, Düsseldorf


19.30 Reception

Palace Restaurant Varna
Presentation of Host Organisation & Dinner Speech



Saturday, 18 September 2004


9.30 – 11.10 Lectures & Presentations


9.30 – 9.50 IPv6: The Making of a New Internet?

Ladid Latif, IPv6 Forum, Chair


9.50 – 10.10 Root Server: Anycast Anywhere?

Axel Pawlik, RIPE NCC, Amsterdam, Director


10.10 – 10.30 Spam: How to Fight Email Pollution?

Patrick Faltström (*), IETF, Stockholm


10.30 – 10.50 Dot eu: Light at the End of the Tunnel?

Virtual PPP Presentation on behalf of EURID, .eu Registry


10.50 – 11.10 Internet Governance: The Role of the Individual Users and Perspectives for Research

Vittorio Bertola, Chair, ICANN At_Large Advisory Committee (*)


Moderation: Wolfgang Kleinwächter, University of Aarhus


11.10 – 11.50 Coffee


11.50 – 13.30 Plenary IV: Looking Forward: Does Internet II need a “New Generation” of Internet Governance?

Bill Dutton, Oxford Internet Institute, Director
Reiner Haendel, Siemens AG, CCBI
Veni Markowski, ICANN Director, ISOC Bulgaria
Stefano Trumpy, IIT-CNR, Pisa, GAC Member
Willie Black, Chair, Nominet Ltd., Oxford


Written Statements by
Suzanne Radell Sene (*), Senior Policy Adviser NTIA, US Department of Commerce and
Tang Zicai (*), Ministry of Information Industries, Peoples Republic of China


Moderation: Bill Drake, Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility, Chair


(*) not yet confirmed


(Draft programme: September, 6, 2004)


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