Previous meeting 2005

6th Meeting of the ICANN Studienkreis

21–22 October 2005, Brussels

Hotel Metropole


ICANN, WGIG, WSIS: Internet Governance at the Crossroads



Friday, 21 October 2005


9.30 – 10.30 Registration & Morning Coffee


10.30 – 10.50 With the WGIG Report on the Road to Tunis: Recommendations for the Future of the Internet

Key NoteSpeech: Nitin Desai, Chair of the UN Working Group on Internet Governance


10.50 – 11.35 Comments from Stakeholders

Peter Zangl, European Commission, Deputy Director General, DG Information Society and the Media
Erika Mann, Member of the European Parliament
Matthew Shears, ISOC

Vint Cerf, ICANN Chair (Written Contribution)


11.35 – 12.30 Discussion

Moderation: Wolfgang Kleinwächter, University of Aarhus


12.30 – 14.00 Lunch


14.00 – 15.30 Panel I: IP Address Allocation: Do wee need a Dual System?


Richard Hill, ITU-T
Axel Pawlik, NRO
Latid Latif, IPv6 Task Force
David Maher, PIR, Vice President


Moderation: Kenneth Cukier, The Economist


15.30 – 16.00 Coffee


16.00 – 18.00 Panel II: Ruling the Root: Do we need Governmental Oversight?

Daniel Karrenberg, Internet Society
Peter Helmonds, Siemens AG, Munich (TBC)
Milton Mueller, University of Syracuse
Martin Boyle, UK Department for Trade and Industry, GAC Member


Moderator: Bill Dutton, Oxford Internet Institute


19.30 Conference Dinner

Restaurant de la Chaloupe, Great Market



Saturday, 22 October 2005


9.00 – 10.20 Panel III: The Future of the Domain Name Space: Do we need new TLD Categories?


Introduction: Olaf Nordling, ICANN European Office


Case Presentations:
Amadeu Abril I Abril, Fundacio PuntCAT
Dirk Krischenowski, DotBerlin


Paul Kane, CENTR
Markus Eggensberger, United Domains


Moderator: Michael Heller, SHSG Attorneys at Law, Düsseldorf


10.20 – 10.40 Coffee


10.40 – 12.15 Panel IV: DNS, RFID and the Next Generation of Internet: Do we need Rules for the Road?


N.N., VeriSign
Desiree Miloshevic, ISOC
Philipp Grabensee, Afilias, Chair of the Board


Moderator: Bill Drake, CPSR, President


Draft Program (October, 13, 2005)


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