LACIGF 11

Monday 30 July
18:30 – 20:00 Session for New Participants Sorrento Room
Tuesday 31 July
08:00 – 09:00 Session: Current Status of the Internet in Venezuela
09:00 – 09:30 Opening Ceremony

  • Hector Huici, Secretario de Tecnologías de la Información y las Comunicaciones en Ministerio de Comunicaciones
  • Julián Dunayevich, Director Nacional, NIC. AR
09:30 – 11:00 Session 1
Alternatives for Data Protection in Latin America and the Caribbean with a Rights Perspective. Use of Data by the Public and Private Sectors

Moderator:

  • María Paz Canales, Directora Ejecutiva – Derechos Digitales

Panelists:

  • Juan Manuel Haddad, Gerente de Legales y Asuntos Regulatorios, Telefónica Argentina
  • Iria Puyosa, Ecuador (Sociedad Civil)
  • Eduardo Bertoni, Director de la Agencia de Acceso a la Información Pública – Argentina
  • Pedro Less Andrade, Director, Government Affairs & Public Policy, Google Latin America – (TBC)

Rapporteur:

  • Pablo Viollier, Derechos Digitales

Remote moderation:

(TBC)

11:00 – 11:30 Coffee Break
11:30 – 13:00 Session 2
Access at the Base of the Pyramid. Closing the Digital Divide in Underprivileged Sectors. & The Digital Gender Divide

Moderator:

  • Mercedes Aramendia

Panelists:

  • Carolina Rossini, Global Connectivity Policy Manager
  • Yacine Kheladi, LAC Coordinator, A4AI
  • Tanara Lauschner. CGI Brasil
  • Paloma Szerman, GSMA
  • Laura Kaplan LACNIC
  • Hugo Miguel, Subsecretario de Planificación del Ministerio de Modernización

Rapporteur:

(TBC)

Remote moderation:

(TBC)

13:00 – 14:30 Lunch Foyer
14:30 – 16:00 Session 3
Concerns Regarding Net Neutrality and the Future of the Internet.An innovative form of participation has been planned, a new format that will afford greater chances of participation to actors representing all sectors

The session will be organized as follows:

1. Two (2) initial presentations each lasting 10 minutes by panelists who will present two (2) different positions on the topic at LACIGF

Presentations:

  • Flávia Lefèvre Guimarães, Conselheira do CGI.br
  • Fernando Latterza, Lider de Proyectos Regulatorios para América Latina de Telefonica

Moderator:

  • Carolina Aguerre

2.  A round of discussions (approximately 50 minutes), with each person/organization speaking for 2 minutes and each sector participating in turn on a rotating basis: Governments (5 participations), Private Sector (5), Technical Sector (5), Civil Society (5)

3. Finally, the session will conclude with a closing report.

16:00 – 16:30 Coffee Break
16:30 – 18:00 Session 4
Threats to Freedom of Expression in the Digital Environment: Misinformation Campaigns

Moderator:

  • Vladimir Cortés, Artículo 19 (México)

Panelists:

  • Monica Guise Rosina, Public Policy Manager (Brasil), Facebook
  • Gonzalo Navarro, CEO Asociación Latinoamericana de Internet (ALAI)
  • Danya Centeno, abogada, R3D (México)
  • Germán Dario Arias – Director Ejecutivo, CRC – (Remote participation)
  • Agustina del Campo, CELE (Argentina) 

Rapporteur and remote moderator:

  • Adela Goberna, Asociación Latinoamericana de Internet (ALAI)
  • Valeria Betancourt, Asociación para el Progreso de las Comunicaciones (APC)
19:00 – 21:00 Welcome cocktail Foyer

Wednesday 1 August
08:00 – 09:00 LACIGFem 2018
09:00 – 10:30 Session 5
Digital Economy, Keys for Development in the Digital Environment

Moderator:

  • Lucas Gallitto (GSMA)

Panelists:

  • Germán Darío Arias (CRC) – (TBC)Pablo Bello (ASIET)Adela Goberna (ALAI)
  • Carolina Mendoza (IPANDETEC)
  • Fernando Rojas (CEPAL)

Rapporteur:

(TBC)

Remote moderation:

(TBC)

10:30 – 11:00 Keynote: “Future of the Global IGF”
Raúl Echeberría, ISOC Global Engagement Vice president
11:00 – 11:30 Coffee Break
11:30 – 13:00 Session 6
Challenges, Achievements and Experiences in Community Network Management in Latin America

Moderador:

  • Valeria Betancourt, Asociación para el Progreso de las Comunicaciones (APC)

Panelistas:

  • Oscar León- Secretario CITEL (Remote participation)
  • Sebastián Bellagamba, ISOC (Uruguay)
  • Lilian Chamorro, Colnodo (Colombia)
  • Carlos Baca, Rhizomatica (México)
  • Agustín Garzón, ENACOM (Argentina)
  • Andrés Sastre (ASIET)
  • Ariel Graizer, CABASE (Argentina)

Rapporteur:

  • Marianne Díaz, Derechos Digitales (Venezuela)

Remote moderation:

  • Valeria Betancourt, Asociación para el Progreso de las Comunicaciones (APC)
13:00 – 14:30 Lunch Foyer
14:30 – 16:00
Session 7
Challenges in Managing Internet Identifiers

This session will be organized as follows:

1. Four (4) topics will be presented by an expert, each of whom will have 7 minutes to introduce the topic and address the challenges and problems it poses.

2. These topics will be:

a. Site/network blocking

  • Raquel Gatto (ISOC)

Rapporteur:

  • Alexandra Dans (ICANN)

b. Disaster preparedness

  • Lito Ibarra (SVNET)

Rapporteur:

  • Shernon Osepa (ISOC)

c. Privacy under the GDPR approach and its impact on the DNS

  • Rodrigo de la Parra (ICANN)

Rapporteur:

  • Gabriela Ramirez (.AR)

d. Routing security

  • Guillermo Cicileo (LACNIC)

Rapporteur:

  • Carolina Caeiro (LACNIC)

3. The problems and challenges of each topic will be displayed on the screens available in the room as well as on flyers that will be distributed among the different groups.

4. After the introductions, the audience will be divided into four (4) groups for 30 minutes of constructive and open debate on the problems and challenges considered for each topic.

  • a. The goal will be to identify additional problems and challenges and to further discuss those that have already been raised.
  • b. An additional goal will be to identify good practices for addressing these problems and challenges, both in our region as well as in others.

5. Each group will be assigned a moderator to ensure constructive dialogue, as well as a rapporteur to take notes during the debate.

6. After this period of discussion, the four groups will gather once again, and each rapporteur will report what was discussed in their group.

Following the presentations by the rapporteurs, each expert may provide a reply to a topic brought up in the reports.

16:00 – 16:30 Coffee Break
16:30 – 18:00 Session 8
Smart Industry and the Industrial Internet: SMEs and the Digitalization of Productive Processes in Latin America

Moderator:

  • Lía Hernández (IPANDETEC)

Panelists:

  • Sebastián Cadena, CEO IncreaseCard
  • Flavia Alves, Head of International Institutions – Facebook
  • Magdalena Urdampilleta, Secretaría de Emprendedores y PyMEs de Nación – Gobierno de Argentina
  • Fernando Callorda, Director de Proyectos en Telecom Advisory Services
  • Nicolo Gligo, Oficial de Asuntos Económicos de la Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe de las Naciones Unidas (CEPAL)

Rapporteur:

  • Alejandra Erramuspe, AGESIC

Remote moderation:

  • Gaspar Pisnau, Access Now

Thursday 2 August
08:00 – 09:00 NRI Session at LACIGF
09:00 – 10:30 Local Session
Regulation for innovation

Moderator:

  • Paloma Szerman, GSMA

Panelists:

  • Ariel Graizer, CABASE
  • Oscar González, SETIC
  • Luiz Fernando Moncau, CIS, Stanford
  • María Juliana Soto, Fundación Karisma
  • Julian Dunayevich, NIC.AR 

Rapporteur:

(TBC)

Remote participation:

(TBC)

10:30 – 11:00 Keynote: “Polarized pluralism on the Internet and risks for Latin American democracies”

Guilherme Canela, UNESCO Regional Communication and Information Adviser

11:00 – 11:30 Coffee Break
11:30 – 13:00 Session 9
Transition to IPv6 and Infrastructure Deployment

Moderator:

  • Marianela Milanés (ADC)

Panelists:

  • Alejandro Martínez Varela, Titular de la coordinacion de diseño de servicios TI , Universidad de Guadalajara
  • Oscar Robles Garay, CEO LACNIC
  • Thiago Camargo, Secretario de Políticas Digitales del Ministerio de Comunicaciones de Brasil
  • Mariela Rocha, NIC.AR, Coalición IPv6 AR
  • Catalina Acherman, Especialista TIC / Sub-secretario de comunicaciones de Chile

Rapporteur:

  • Cynthia Alvarez, Instituto Federal de Telecomunicaciones (IFT)

Remote moderation:

  • Jimena Sierra, Instituto Federal de Telecomunicaciones (IFT)
13:00 – 14:30 Lunch Foyer
14:30 – 16:00 Session 10
Challenges and Opportunities in Addressing the Regional Inequalities Posed by the Massive Use of Algorithms and Automated Decision-Making. Corporate Responsibility, the Role of Governments and Civil Society

Moderator:

  • Paz Peña, ACOSO.ONLINE

Panelists:

  • Gustavo Gomez, Director ejecutivo, ObservacomITS RIO – Universidad Católica de Río de Janeiro
  • Natalia Zuazo, Consultora independiente, Argentina
  • Alejandro Delgado, Asesor de la Comisión de Regulación de Comunicaciones de Colombia (remoto)
  • Eduardo Magrani, ITS RIO – Universidad Católica de Río de Janeiro

Rapporteur:

  • Ariel Barbosa, Colnodo (Colombia)

Remote moderation:

  • María Paz Canales, Derechos Digitales
16:00 – 16:30 Coffee Break
16:30 – 18:00 Open Session / Open Microphone
18:00 – 18:30 Closing Ceremony

The registration fee is free, but you must be registered to participate in the meeting.

LACIGF 11 Venue

Scala Hotel

Address: Bernardo de Irigoyen 740 – San Telmo. Buenos Aires, Argentina

Phone number: (5411) 4343-0606

Website:  http://scalabuenosaires.com/es/

Nearest airport: Aeropuerto Internacional Jorge Newbery (Jorge Newbery Airfield.)

Rooms

Double or Single Standard Room: USD 87 + VAT per room per night.

Rates include:

  • American buffet breakfast
  • WIFI
  • Gym access

Check-in/Check-out

Check-in is at 3:00 pm and check-out is at 11:00 am.

Reservations: reservas@scalabuenosaires.com. To take advantage of the corporate rate, please mention you are attending the LACIGF 11 event.

Suggested Hotels Near the Event Venue

Howard Johnson

Address: Bernardo de Irigoyen 432. San Telmo. Buenos Aires, Argentina

Phone number: (5411) 52229000

Website: http://www.hj9dejulio.com.ar/index.html

Distance to the venue hotel: 250 meters.

Rooms:

  • Singe/Double Standard: USD 60 + VAT
  • Singe/Double Executive: USD 70 + VAT
  • Single/Double Suite: USD90 + VAT

Foreign guests are exempt from paying VAT on the accommodation fee (not valid for additional consumption), as long as they pay with a credit or debit card issued abroad, and present a copy of their passport with the stamp of entry to the country as a tourist. Their stay in the country must not exceed 90 days.

Rates include:

  • Buffet breakfast
  • Free WIFI
  • Gym access

Check-in/Check-out

Check-in is at 2:00 pm and check-out is at 12:00 am.

Exception: Courtesy late check-out (6:00 pm) is available for Executive rooms.

Reservations: reservas@hj9dejulio.com.ar.

Important: To take advantage of the corporate rate, please mention you are attending the LACIGF 11 event.

Babel Suites Hotel

Address: México 840, San Telmo. Buenos Aires, Argentina

Telephone number: (5411) 3428 1356

Website:  http://www.babelhotels.com.ar/

Distance to the venue hotel: 250 meters.

Rooms:

  • Standard USD 55 + VAT
  • Superior USD 65 + VAT
  • Triple (options: double bed + additional bed, twin + additional bed) USD 80 + VAT

Rates include:

  • À la carte Breakfast
  • WIFI

Check-in/Check-out

Check-in is at 2:00 pm.  Check-out is at 11:00 am.

Reservations: Rodrigo Olmedo / sales@babelhotels.com.ar

Important: To take advantage of the corporate rate, please mention you are attending the LACIGF 11 event.

Dazzler San Telmo Hotel

Address: Piedras 303 (corner street: Moreno), San Telmo. Buenos Aires, Argentina

Telephone number: 011 5217-5799

Website:  https://www.dazzlerhoteles.com/es/hoteles/argentina/hoteles-en-ciudad-de-buenos-aires/dazzler-san-telmo/

Distance to the venue hotel: 600 meters.

Rooms:

Classic Room USD 62 + VAT per night per room (subject to availability)

Rates include:

  • Buffet breakfast
  • WIFI

Check-in/Check-out

Check-in is at 2:00 pm and check-out is at 10:00 am.

Reservations: Lucas Mársico, lmarsico@fenhoteles.com

Important: To take advantage of the corporate rate, please mention you are attending the LACIGF 11 event.

The organizers of the Regional Preparatory Meeting for the IGF 2018 will offer a limited number of partial scholarships to members of the Internet community of Latin America and the Caribbean interested in attending the 11th. Regional Preparatory Meeting for the IGF (IGF 11), to be held from July 31st to August 2nd in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

The LACIGF Program Committee is pleased to announce the following scholarships from applicants coming from countries in the region, for the 11th Regional Preparatory Meeting for the Internet Governance Forum:

Beneficiaries Country
GILDA MARIA MONSERRAT VIDAL RIVERA GT
CRISTINA DE LOS ANGELES MORALES ANGULO NI
PATRICIA CANDIA PY
CYNTHIA DANIELA ALVAREZ ISIDRO MX
WENDY FLORES CR
KIRENIA NARIÑO THOMAS CU
AGNERIS SAMPIERI ORTEGA MX
MARIA LUCIANO BR
DANIELA MACIAS EC
JESSIC MATUS CL
SHIRLEY DIOSSANA GARAY LAGOS HN
YACINE KHELLADI DO
DIANA FERNANDEZ SANCHEZ CR
NUBIA ARACELY CORTES AMAYA SV
HERNAN ANTONIO CORTEZ HERNANDEZ SV
ELIZABETH CORNEJO PE
SARA FRATTI GT
CATALINA REYES VILLEGAS CO
OBED SINDY HT
HEMA RAMSINGH TT
PAOLA GUADALUPE MÁRQUEZ MARTÍNEZ MX
PAMELA GONZALES BO
VIVIAN ZUNIGA CR
OLGA LUCÍA CAMACHO GUTIÉRREZ CO
PAZ PENA CL
CHAMIR ALEXANDER ORTIZ PERALTA DO
LENANDLAR SINGH GY
ROBERTO ZAMBRANA BO
ALEJANDRO MARTÍNEZ VARELA MX
GLORIA MABEL MORINIGO PY
MERCEDES ARAMENDIA UY
KIMMY WU BR
JONATHAN CISNEROS CR
SARA GRULLON DO

Selection process

There will be a selection process among the applicants for the allocation of partial scholarships. The scholarship includes one of the following benefits:

Option 1 – Accommodation
Accommodation expenses (up to 4 nights) at the venue hotel or near the venue for one person in single room.

Option 2 – Airfare
Air ticket round trip from the residence of the applicant to the city where the event takes place. (Does not include airport taxes or visa costs. The processing of visas and other requirements such as immunizations are the responsibility of the selected candidates).

The resources available are limited, so grants are not guaranteed for all. Approval will be directly communicated to the selected applicants. 

Selection Criteria

The selection committee will seek to have representation from all sectors of interest related to Internet governance (representatives from business, civil society, governments, social organizations, etc.) as well as gender and country of origin representation.

The selection committee has the right to select the candidates more suitable to receive the scholarships following the above-mentioned criteria without any obligation to justify the results of the selection.

Requirements to be complied by the selected applicants

Beneficiaries of the financial assistance must attend all the sessions of the meeting.

Sponsored participants will be required to attend all meetings to which they are summoned and must fulfill the requirements or tasks that are requested of them, such as:

  • Becoming familiar with the information they will be provided
  • Participating in all open sessions during the event
  • Attending the briefing for sponsored participants
  • Availability to moderate remote participation (chat rooms) during plenary sessions and forums
  • Submit a brief written report on their participation in the event 

Calendar

Scholarship application period April 25 to May 18
Analysis of applications May 21 – 25
Announcement of results to applicants June 1
Publication of the list of beneficiaries June 8

Applications received after the due date will not be considered.

The applicants who are selected will be informed directly via email from June 1 to June 8, 2018. Confirmation of acceptance of the scholarship by the selected applicants is due on 15 June.

For more information, please contact: secretaria@lacigf.org

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We are a multistakeholder gorup linked to Internet governance in Argentina that includes:Asociación por los Derechos Civiles (ADC); CABASE, ENACOM; CETYS, Universidad de San Andrés; NIC.AR; SETIC, Ministerio de Modernización; Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores y Culto.