Denmark

Throughout the years Denmark has been an active contributor in the international deliberations on Internet Governance and has participated intensively in the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) since the forum’s creation in 2005. Every year since 2009 Denmark has hosted one of the world’s largest national IGFs, a success that we intend to continue this September in Copenhagen under the overall theme of TRUST

This year the Danish Ministry of Business and Growth will renew the format of the conference by merging with the Danish Internet Forum conference “the Internet Day” to present the largest Danish Internet conference yet – the largest national IGF in the Nordic region! Three parallel tracks will allow for 12 workshops in addition to a high level political panel debate. As always the conference is organised with stakeholders from civil society, the business sector, academia, government, international organisations and the technical community. They’ll be presenting their view on trust in, and to, the Internet by shining a light on the political, judicial as well as technical aspects of the internet and its governance.

Key note speaker, Cory Doctorow, will talk about “the web we (don’t) want.”

Read more about the conference (in Danish) and sign up to participate for free. There will be a number of English speaking sessions: http://www.fremtidensinternet.dk/

The Conference on the Future Internet will take place in Copenhagen, Denmark
on the 15th of September 2014, from 08:30 to 18:00

Tivoli Hotel & Congress Center, Arni Magnussons Gade 2, DK-1577 Copenhagen V

Join us and help shape the net.

For further information please contact Head of Section(s) Kristian Yde Agerbo (krydag@erst.dk), Christine Müller Andreassen (chmuan@erst.dk) and/or Raza Qureshi (razqur@erst.dk)

 

 

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