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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

Outreach Liaison, ARIN
I work with international organizations responsible for providing operational support and security to critical Internet infrastructure. My activity revolves around four areas: IXPs, Internet governance policy, cybersecurity coordination and technical capacity building. I am actively... 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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