Revised programme out now
THURSDAY, 14 JUNE 2012Last update: 12 June 2012
Welcoming address(es) [Congress hall AB]
Opening: An inclusive society - How do we get European citizens, governments and economies fit for the digital age? [Congress hall AB]

Key focus:
  • What are the challenges and actions to foster economic innovation, e-skills and digital inclusion?
  • How is the Internet making my life better ?
Key participants:Moderator: Emily Taylor, Lawyer and Internet law and governance consultant
Focal point: Anders Johanson, Swedish National Post & Telecom Agency (PTS) more
Coffee break
11:00Pl 1: Intellectual property rights in the digital environment [Congress hall AB]

Key focus:
  • Do we need a new concept for access to and use of copyrighted content?
  • How can authors’ rights be protected without criminalizing users and future creators?
  • What IP protection models do young people advocat?
  • What access and use should be free? What should be paid for?
  • Enforcement and expectations in and outside Europe?
Key participantsCo-moderators: Wolf Ludwig, EURALO, Matthias Traimer, Federal Chancellery Austria
Focal point: Wolf Ludwig, EURALO more
11:00 Flash 1
Access for all through IPv6

Proposal no: 1, 51
Focal point: Anders Rafting

11:45 Flash 2
Commonwealth cybercrime initiatives

Proposal no: 39
Focal point: Lara Pace, Comnet Foundation for ICT Development

Flashes taking place sequently in room 202 and last 30 min each.

Workshops 1-4

WS1: Child protection and child empowerment: Two sides of the same coin? [Room 307]

Key focus:
  • In what direction is the Internet moving when it comes to privacy, security and other issues which impact upon children’s and young people’s use of the internet?
Key participants:Moderator: Ann Katrin Agebäck, Senior adviser from Swedish Media Council
Focal point: Marie Bach Drivsholm / John Carr, eNASCO more
WS2: Open access to public sector information, transparency and open source in public sector procurement, open government data [Congress hall B]

Key focus:
  • Transparency and open source in public sector procurement (discussion of Nordic models) / open standards / open access to in public sector information
  • Open Government data and the involvement of citizens in government processes
Key participantsModerator and focal point: Veronica Cretu, “CMB” Training Center more
WS3: Data Retention: human rights vs. government demands through telecom market regulation? [Congress hall A]

Key focus:
  • Data retention: intermediaries and ISP in the “sandwich” between user’s rights and government demands?
Key participants:Co-moderators: Ludo Keizer, Bits of Freedom, Wolf Ludwig, EURALO
Focal point: Sorina Teleanu, Parliamentary assistant, Parliament of Romania more
WS4: Digital inclusion – a boon or a bane? [Room 202]

Key focus:
  • Which are the political, socio-economic, technical reasons that impede so many Europeans from going online?
  • How is the exclusion from society of those offline to be tackled and financed?
  • Once online – who is responsible for what? Who profits from the profits?
  • Will the promised empowerment of Europeans actually turn out to be a loss of influence and leave them disenfranchised?
  • Will service fees be introduced in addition to end-users doing the work and carrying the costs for their communications with the public and the private sector?
Key participants:Moderator: Bo R. Svensson, SeniorNet Sweden
Focal point: Inga Grunden, SeniorNet Sweden more
15:15Coffee break15:15 Flash 3
Youth meets CoE SG Jagland

Focal point: Martin Fisher, European Youth Forum
15:45PL2: Online privacy : one size fits all ? [Congress hall AB]

Key focus:
  • Normal processing v. high risk processing: differences of definitions and regimes
  • What levels of privacy and data protection do users expect in cloud computing and mobile services?
  • What liabilities and responsibilities for the actors of the processing?
  • How to better reconcile privacy requirements and new technologies
  • European and international standards for data protection?
Key participants:Moderator: Douwe Korff, London Metropolitan University
Focal point: Sophie Kwasny, Council of Europe more
16:25 Flash 4
Open government data, the case of Moldavia

Proposals no: [tbd]
Focal point: Veronica Cretu, “CMB” Training Center

Flashes taking place sequently in room 202 and last 30 min each.

17:15PL3: Business innovation, future technologies and services: Opportunities and challenges for businesses, users and regulators [Congress hall AB]

Key focus:
  • Business innovation, Future technologies and services: opportunities and challenges for businesses, users and regulators
Key participants:Moderator and focal point: Patrik Fältström, Netnode more
17:05 Flash 5
ICTs and people with migrant background

Proposal no: 52
Focal point: Yuliya Morenets

17:45 Flash 6
New gTLDs: what changes will they bring to the Internet?

Proposals no: 4,48
Focal point: Sorina Teleanu

Flashes taking place sequently in room 202 and last 30 min each.
18:15End of first conference day
19:00Netnod invites you to a dinner reception at the Nordic Museum.

Nordiska museet, Sweden’s largest museum of cultural history, was founded by Artur Hazelius and is beautifully situated on the greenest island of Stockholm, Djurgården. You will be able to register to the evening event when you register to the conference.
FRIDAY, 15 JUNE 2012
09:00Key note speech of the H.M. Queen Silvia of Sweden on children on the Internet
[Congress hall AB]

Key participants: Young people from Nordic Youth IGF
Moderator: Beata Wickbom
Focal point: Anders Johanson, Swedish National Post & Telecom Agency (PTS) more
PL4: Trickles, springs, waterfalls – European democracy in change [Congress hall AB]

Key focus:
  • European democray and societal change in information society
  • The balance between Internet freedom and security
  • Revised role for media in the information society
Key participants:Moderator: Emily Taylor, Lawyer and Internet law and governance consultant
Focal point: Staffan Jonson, ISOC-SE and .SE more
9:30 Flash 7
Youth taking action against hate-speech in cyberspace

Proposal no: 61
Focal point: Rui Gomes

10:15 Flash 8
Key properties of a secured Internet routing infrastructure

Prop. No. 1 + 51
Focal point: Martin Millnert

Flashes taking place sequently in room 202 and last 30 min each.
11:00Coffee break

Workshops 5-8

WS5: How to improve users protection online? [Congress hall B]

Key focus:
  • Standards for understandable terms and conditions for Internet services, transparent & easy access for users
  • Trust in services working without leakages?
  • Corporate responsibility of service providers for their users?
Key participants:Moderator: Matthias Traimer, Federal Chancellery Austria
Focal Point: Elvana Thaci, Council of Europe more
WS6: Digital broadcast merging with Internet services - How will the media ecosystem change? [Room 202]

Key focus:
  • Effects on the media landscape
  • Effects on freedom of expression and user behavior?
  • A two-class information society: better information for those who can pay?
Key participants:Moderator: Filip Struwe, Swedish Television
Focal point: Mats Åkerlund, Swedish Radio more
WS7: Territoriality, jurisdiction and Internet-related laws [Room 307]

Key focus:
  • Global data protection standards vs. cultural diversity
  • Digital content vs. national laws
  • New gTLD regulation and national sovereignty
  • Reach of US copyright legislation on Europe
Key participants:Moderator and focal point: Bertrand de La Chapelle, International Diplomatic Academy more
WS8: Do we need net neutrality regulation in Europe? [Congress hall A]

Key focus:
  • Is the requirement that operators have to declare their limitations in the access enough?
  • Does the current market support untiered access to information and to the data and services that are offered on the Internet?
  • What will be the impact of tiered access on citizen’s information literacy skills?
  • Presentation and discussion of case studies.
Key participants:Moderator: Frederic Donck, Internet Society
Focal point: Jan Flodin, ISOC-SE more


PL5: Public-private cooperation in the fight against cyber-crime and safeguarding cyber security? [Congress hall B]

Key focus:
  • Traditional law enforcement approaches ineffective in prevention, detection, investigation of cyber-offences and mitigation of cyber-threats? How public-private cooperation (privatisation) can help?
  • Key points for cooperation / new emerging forms of cooperation - development and assessment
  • Extending collaboration on the regional / international level: best practices
  • Who is responsible for cyber security? How citizens / businesses can be protected?
Key participants:
  • Anders Ahlqvist, Swedish National Police Board
  • Patrik Hiselius, TeliaSonea
  • John Kampfner, GNI’s European representative
  • Christoffer Karsberg, ENISA
  • But Klaasen, Clean IT Project
  • Slobodan Marković, Digital Agenda Republic of Serbia
  • Marco Pancini, Google
Moderator and focal point: Tatiana Tropina, Max Plank Institute more
14:30 Flash 9
Cyber security roadmap for new gTLDs

Proposal no: 3
Focal point: Rudi Vansnick

15:15 Flash 10
IG – researches and publication

Focal point: Meryem Marzouki, CNRS and University Pierre et Marie Curie

Flashes taking place sequently in room 202 and last 30 min each.
PL6: Digital citizenship [Congress hall A]

Key focus:
  • What safeguards and structures are needed to safeguard human rights and civil liberties online?
Key participants:Moderator and focal point: Yrjö Länsipuro, ISOC Finland more
16:00Coffee break
16:30PL7: Principles, policies and practices – Gleanings from the 2011 work on Internet governance principles [Congress hall AB]

Key focus:
  • Are rules of behavior, security codes of conduct and principles for Internet governance a necessity or a threat to liberal Internet governance?
  • Who should set such rules and principles for whom?
  • What is the appropriate format and balance of / for such rules?
Key participants:Moderator and focal point: Avri Doria, Researcher more
Flash 11
Convention 108

Focal point:Cristos Velasco

Flash 12
GLAM and CC in Sweden

Focal point: Kristina Alexanderson

Flashes taking place sequently in room 202 and last 30 min each.
17:30Take aways from representatives of all stakeholder groups [Congress hall AB]

Moderated by Lee Hibbard, Council of Europe and Thomas Schneider, OFCOM Switzerland

18:30End of conference
date: 17/04/2012