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Tuesday, September 2 • 9:00am - 10:00am
WS62: Internet Infrastructure: Technology and Terminology [CB]

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Provides an introduction to Internet technical and governance terms and serves as a layperson's introduction to the topology of the Internet, providing definitions and explanations for key terms and jargon. It will also give an overview of the constellation of Internet governance organizations and their respective roles and responsibilities.
This workshop has been offered at the very beginning of each IGF, in order to afford IGF participants an overview of the sometimes-obscure terms of the Internet governance and technical communities.

Moderators
avatar for Bill Woodcock

Bill Woodcock

Executive Director, Packet Clearing House
Packet Clearing House is the international organization responsible for providing operational support and security to critical Internet infrastructure, including Internet exchange points and the core of the domain name system. We work in four areas: IXPs, the core of the DNS, Internet regulatory policy, and cybersecurity coordination, and my colleagues and I are happy to help in any of those areas.

Speakers
avatar for Nishal Goburdhan

Nishal Goburdhan

Internet Analyst / IXP Manager, Packet Clearing House / INX-ZA
IXPs, DNS, BGP
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Rohan Samarajiva

Founding Chair, LIRNEasia
Rohan Samarajiva is founding Chair of LIRNEasia, an ICT policy and regulation think tank active across emerging economies in South and South East Asia, and the Pacific.  He was its CEO until 2012.  He serves on the Boards of Communication Policy Research south, Research ICT Africa and the Lanka Software Foundation. Before setting up LIRNEasia, Samarajiva was Team Leader at the Sri Lanka Ministry for Economic Reform, Science and... Read More →

Remote Moderators
avatar for Bevil Wooding

Bevil Wooding

Internet Strategist, Packet Clearing House
Packet Clearing House is the international organization responsible for providing operational support and security to critical Internet infrastructure, including Internet exchange points and the core of the domain name system. We work in four areas: IXPs, the core of the DNS, Internet regulatory policy, and cybersecurity coordination. We are also engaged in supporting and strengthening technical communities, through education and capacity... Read More →


Tuesday September 2, 2014 9:00am - 10:00am
Workshop Room 02 (Rumeli Ground Floor / Room B2)