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Wednesday, September 3 • 3:45pm - 4:45pm
WS72: Building Technical Communities in Developing Regions

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Independent, volunteer-based special-interest communities fill a very significant role in the Internet ecosystem. These communities of technical specialists provide an important forum for knowledge and resource sharing, skill development, relationship building and global networking.
While common in developed economies, there is still much to be done to develop robust local and regional technical communities in developing regions.
This workshop will focus on how such communities emerge and evolve; models for management, support and regional and international collaboration; and the role they play in strengthening Internet Governance at a local and regional level in developing countries.

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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 →

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Nishal Goburdhan

Internet Analyst / IXP Manager, Packet Clearing House / INX-ZA

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Andre Edwards

Business Development Manager, Teleios Systems

Wednesday September 3, 2014 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Workshop Room 09 (Rumeli -1 Floor / Room 6)

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