Africa Gender and Internet Governance eXchange
Addis Ababa, 2 – 5 September 2015
Participants draft Programme

Time Session and session description
DAY 0 1 September
19:00 Dinner for all who have arrived
DAY 1 2 September
08:00-09:00 Registration
09:00 – 10:15
Joint Afrisig and GigX session
Session 1: Welcome, introductions and overview of AfriSIG2015 and Africa GigX
Introduction to Africa IG School, GigX, schedules. administrative issuesParticipant introductions
10:15-10:45 TEA BREAK
11:30-13:00
Joint Afrisig and GigX session
Session 2: Roadmap of internet governance
Scope: Historical and political overview of internet governance as we know it today and creating a ‘river of life’ for internet governance and development in Africa to which participants will add key events from their own social, political and work contexts.
13:00-14:00 LUNCH
14:00-14:20 Session 3: Participants get to know each other and their work.
Agenda logistics.
14:20 – 15:00 Session 4: What is GigX – A deeper look.
Expectations and what are you bringing
15:00 – 15:20 Session 5: Spectrogram what is feminist take on IG?
15:20 – 16:00 Session 6: Feminist Principles of the internet presentation and discussion
16:00-16:30 TEA BREAK
16:30-17:00 Session 7: Gender inclusion in ICT policy and processes.
17:00-17:30 Session 8: Participant projects. Planning in groups
17:30 – 17:45 Wrap up, questions, agenda for the next day etc
19:00-21:00 Social event: AfriSIG2015 meet and greet
DAY 2 3 September
09:00-9:45
Joint Afrisig and GigX session
Review of day one: Questions and answers
Open discussion
09:45-11:00
Joint Afrisig and GigX session
Session 9: The state of internet access and infrastructure in Africa
Scope: Overview of availability and affordability of internet access and how policy and regulation impacts on this.
11:00-11:30 BREAK
11:30-13:00
Joint Afrisig and GigX session
Session 10: Internet architecture
Scope: How the internet works and how does internet architecture relates to telecommunications networks and how internet connectivity operate in Africa.
13:00-14:00 LUNCH
14:00 – 14:15 Lightning talk
14:15-14:40 Session 11: FPI Cluster : ACCESS
14:40-15:15 ACCESS and gender- Presentation
15:15 – 16:00 Discussion
16:00-16:30 BREAK
16:30-17:30 Lightning Talk
19:00:00 Dinner
DAY 3 4 September
09:00-09:45
Joint Afrisig and GigX session
Review of day two: Questions and answers
Open discussion
09:45-11:00
Joint Afrisig and GigX session
SESSION 12: Internet governance and human rightsScope: Overview of human rights and internet governance issues
 11:00–11:30  TEA BREAK
 11:30-13:00
Joint Afrisig and GigX session
Internet governance and human rights continued
 13:00-14:00  LUNCH
 14:00 – 14:15  Lightning Talk
 14:15-16:00  SESSION 13: FPI Cluster : ECONOMY
 16:00-16:30  BREAK
 16:30-17:30  Zero Rating/Net Neutrality
Lighting talk
DINNER
20:00-22:00 Practicum presentations
 DAY 4  5 September
09:00-9:45
Joint Afrisig and GigX session
Review of day three: Questions and answers
Open discussion
09:45-11:00
Joint Afrisig and GigX session
SESSION 14: Multi stakeholder internet governance: achievements, strengths and weaknessesScope: What is multistakeholderism and who are the internet’s stakeholders? Power, inclusion and exclusion in decision-making that impacts on the internet.
11:00–11:30 BREAK
11:30-12:15 FPI Cluster : EXPRESSION
12:15 – 12:30 Lightning talk
12:30 – 12:45 Sexuality and the internet
12:45 – 13:00 Lightning talk
13:00-14:00 LUNCH
14:00-14:15 Lightning talk
14:15 – 15:00 SESSION 15: MOVEMENTS & PUBLIC PARTICIPATION
Exercise & Discussion
15:00 – 15:30 Cybersecurity
15:30-16:00 BREAK
16:00-16:20 Consent and anonymity – Exercise and Discussion.
16:20 – 16:35 Process of African declaration how it happened where it is.
16:35 – 17:00 – Tangible outputs finalising
– Planning for IGF – what are we following
17:00 – 17:45 Presentation of group projects
17:45 – 18:00 Wrap up and evaluation
19:00 Dinner and presentation of certificates

 

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