ConnectSafely CEO Larry Magid is in Guadalajara, Mexico for this year’s Internet Governance Forum (IGF).
IGF, which is convened by the United Nations, is described as “a multistakeholder platform that facilitiates the discussion of public policy issues pertaining to the Internet.” It’s an annual gathering of leaders from governments, industry, academia and non-profits from around the world. This year’s theme is “Enabling Inclusive and Sustainable Growth.”
ConnectSafely has participated in previous IGF sessions in Hyderabad, India (via remote link), Nairobi Kenya, Vilnius, Lithuania, Baku, Azerbaijan, Istanbul, Bali, Indonesia and Pessoa, Brazil (remotely)
This year, Magid will be speaking on three panels, which will be lived streamed:
- eNACSO – The Internet of Toys and Things (Monday 3:00 PM to 4:35 PM CST — workshop room 7)
- Free Expression & Extremism: An Internet Challenge (WS96): Wed Dec 7th 9:00 AM CST (workshop room 4)
- Is children’s data THEIRS, MINE or there to be MINED: (WS 114) Wed Dec 7th 10:45 AM CST (workshop room 4)