[Air-L] WEBCAST SEP 27-30: 2021 Asia Pacific Regional Internet Governance Forum #APrIGF2021

Joly MacFie joly at punkcast.com
Sun Sep 26 21:06:51 PDT 2021

Day 0 of this is just kicking off. Plenty of good sessions over the next 4

ISOC Live posted: "On Monday-Thursday 27-30 September 2021 the 12th Asia
Pacific Regional Internet Governance Forum (APrIGF) will be held as a
hybrid event, online and in Kathmandu, Nepal, with the theme 'Towards an
Inclusive, Sustainable and Trusted Internet'. APrIGF serve"


On *Monday-Thursday 27-30 September 2021* the *12th Asia Pacific Regional
Internet Governance Forum <https://aprigf.org.np/>* (APrIGF) will be held
as a hybrid event, online and in Kathmandu, Nepal, with the theme ‘*Towards
an Inclusive, Sustainable and Trusted Internet*‘. APrIGF serves as a
platform for discussion, exchange and collaboration at a regional level,
and also where possible to aggregate national IGF discussions, ultimately
advance the Internet governance development in the Asia Pacific region.


*ROOM 1 https://livestream.com/internetsociety/aprigf2021
*27 SEP*
04:00-07:00 01 Capacity Building Program for Fellows and Newcomers
07:30-08:30 Towards an innovative IGF 2021

*28 SEP*
04:00-05:30 Opening Plenary – Covid-19: Internet as a Lifeline
05:50-06:50 S1. Critical Times: Impact of Digitalization on Climate Change
07:50-08:50 S2. Don’t shoot the messenger, intermediary liability
principles under threat
09:10-10:00 Townhall session

*29 SEP*
03:00-04:00 S5. Why open and interoperable Internet infrastructure is key
to the Internet’s continued success
04:20-05:20 S4. Decrypting the encryption debate in Asia-Pacific
06:30–07:30 S6. Citizen-Centered Approach on Tackling Hate Speech,
Hindering State Authoritarianism and Algorithmic Censorship of Tech
07:50-08:50 S9. More than wor(l)ds : Can AI effectively monitor online harms
09:10-10:00 Townhall session

*30 SEP*
03:00-04:00 S7. Internet Rules: Judicial and regulatory developments on
digital rights in Asia
04:20-05:20 S12. MANRS for Policy Makers to improve global routing security
06:30–07:30 A workplan for greater online security and safety (DC-ISSS)
07:50-09:20 Closing Plenary – Sail, not Drift: Multistakeholderism and
Diversity at APrIGF

*ROOM 2 https://livestream.com/internetsociety2/aprigf2021

*28 SEP*
05:50-06:50 S3. Helping kids learn in times of pandemic
07:50-08:50 Open Conversations on Internet Governance with 2021 Fellows

*29 SEP*
03:00-04:00 S8. Building digital information literacy skills for trust and
04:20-05:20 S13. Weaponization of surveillance amid a pandemic in Asia
06:30–07:30 S15. The Impact of the Global Pandemic on Schools on Internet
07:50-08:50 S10. Advancing Internet Freedom in Asia-Pacific via applying
UNESCO’s Internet Universality ROAM Principles and Indicators

*30 SEP*
03:00-04:00 S14. Human rights impact of Covid-19 technologies and the role
of businesses
04:20-05:20 S11. Digitally-led, Inclusive Growth in the Age of COVID-19
06:30–07:30 Summary Report by 2021 Fellows

*SHOWCASES https://livestream.com/internetsociety3/aprigf2021

*28 SEP*
06:50-07:40 Showcase 1: Transnational conversations on reclaiming freedom
of expression online
*29 SEP*
05:20–06:10 Showcase 2: Internet’s Technical Success Factors
*30 SEP*
05:20–06:10 Showcase 3: Is the internet trusted forever? — The issue about
the pirate site on “Manga” and freedom of expression in Japan

*PROGRAM https://ap.rigf.asia/aprigf-2021-program-schedule/

*REGISTER https://igf.asia/2021register <https://igf.asia/2021register>*

*REAL TIME TEXT* *(Otter inside zooms – also FB Simulcast below)*

*TWITTER #APrIGF2021 <http://bit.ly/aprigf2021>  #aprigf
#internetgovernance #netgov #APAC @isocapac @NepalInternetF1*

*https://www.twitter.com/ISOC_Live/ <https://www.twitter.com/ISOC_Live/>*
*https://www.twitch.tv/isoclive <https://www.twitch.tv/isoclive>*
*https://www.facebook.com/liveisoc/ <https://www.facebook.com/liveisoc/>*
*http://bit.ly/aprigf2021video <http://bit.ly/aprigf2021video>* (YouTube)


*HOSTS Internet Governance Institute <https://igovinstitute.org/> | Nepal
Internet Foundation <https://nepalinternetfoundation.org.np/> | Internet
Society Nepal  <https://internetsociety.org.np/> | NPIX

*SECRETARIAT dotAsia <https://www.dot.asia/>*



Joly MacFie  +12185659365

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