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Monday, September 1 • 9:00am - 6:00pm
Global Internet Governance Academic Network (GigaNet) - 9th Annual Symposium

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Program - 9th Annual Symposium

8:30 - 9:00 Welcome and introductions

9:00 – 10:30 Theoretical session: Conceptual/Definitional papers

•             Carolina Aguerre. A framework for national mechanisms on Internet governance

•             Kirsten Gollatz, Jeanette Hofmann and Christian Katzenbach. Internet Governance as an Analytical Concept

•             Rolf Weber, Proliferation of “Internet governance”

11:00 – 12:30 Emerging scholar session: Institutional innovation in Internet governance


•             Andreas Kuehn. A New Paradigm in Securing Software Vulnerabilities – An Institutional Analysis of Emerging Bug Bounty Programs and their Implications for Cybersecurity and Internet Governance

•             Uta Meier-Hahn. Internet interconnection: how economic sociology can inform the discourse on internet governance

•             Trisha Meyer. Access and Control: The Political Economy of Online Copyright Enforcement in the European Union


12:30 – 1:30 Lunch


1:30 – 3:00 Interactive session: Multistakeholder governance and its alternatives


•             Mark Raymond, Laura Denardis and Fen Hampson. The Emergence of Contention in Global Internet Governance

•             Aaron van Klyton and Kerry Holden. Internet Governance and the African city

•             Derrick Cogburn. Uncovering the Conceptual Antecedents of the NETMundial Outcome Document on the Future of Global Internet Governance


3:30 – 5:00 Interactive session: The DNS and global Internet governance


•             Hong Xue. Trademark Protection at the Top-Level Domains: A Legal Review of the Trademark Right Objections in ICANN New gTLD Program

•            Patricia Vargas-Leon and Andreas Kuehn. Political Economy of Critical Internet Resources: South America vs. Amazon, Inc.: The battle for .AMAZON)


•             Kenneth Merrill. A Marketplace of Networks: Power and counter-power in the DNS

avatar for Carolina Aguerre

Carolina Aguerre

I'm a researcher at the Center for Technology and Society (CETYS) and Professor at the Universidad de San Andres (Buenos Aires). I am currently working on cybersecurity governance frameworks, digital citizenship and participatory challenges in Internet organizations. I am the academic... Read More →

Laura DeNardis

Professor, American University Washington College of Law
Dr. Laura DeNardis is a scholar of Internet architecture and governance, a Senior Fellow of the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) and a Professor in the School of Communication at American University. Her books include The Global War for Internet Governance (Yale... Read More →

Jeanette Hofmann

Director of the Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society

Patricia Vargas-Leon

Syracuse University

Hong Xue

Co-Director - UNCITRAL-BNU Joint Certificate Program on International E-Commerce Law

Monday September 1, 2014 9:00am - 6:00pm
Workshop Room 03 (Rumeli -1 Floor / Room 1)

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