Agenda

The all-virtual Canadian IGF will take place in the afternoon on November 24th and 25th, 2020.


Tuesday November 24

1:00 – 1:15 PMOpening remarks: Nancy Carter
1:15 – 1:25 PMGreetings from the Global IGF and Government of Canada
1:25 – 2:20 PM Policing the conversation? Evaluating different approaches
to content moderation
2:20 – 2:35 PM Sponsor break: Internet Society
2:35 – 3:20 PM The Internet & COVID-19: how governments backdoor access
proposals threaten Canadian health and security online
3:20 – 3:35 PMSponsor break: ICANN
3:35 – 4:30 PMConnecting Indigenous communities
4:30 – 4:35 PMClosing remarks
4:35 – 5:00PMBonus: Info session on We, the Internet

Wednesday November 25

1:00 – 1:05 PMOpening remarks: Nancy Carter
1:05 – 1:10 PMGlobal Affairs Canada: Freedom Online Coalition
1:10 – 2:05 PM Keynote: Mark Surman (Mozilla Foundation)
2:05 – 2:20 PM Sponsor break: Cybera
2:20 – 3:15 PMGoverning data and AI in the public interest
3:15 – 3:30 PMSponsor break: CANARIE
3:30 – 4:25 PM Digital literacy for the internet age
4:25 – 4:35 PMClosing remarks: Byron Holland
4:35 – 5:00 PM Info session: An inclusive digital future:
What do Canadian and European youth think?