Internet Governance Forum Italia 2019, from 29 to 31 October

Internet Governance Forum Italia 2019, from 29 to 31 October

From October 29th to 31st the 11th edition of theInternet Governance Forum Italy which will be hosted by the Turin Polytechnic. This time the event has an even more special meaning because it was organized for the 50th anniversary of Arpanet, the network created in 1969 by DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) which, in this way, gave birth to the Net in its primitive form.

This is an event promoted by the UN since 2006, with the aim of providing a meeting place open to all in which to discuss the most important issues concerning Internet governance. National delegations meet every year to propose topics and work sessions with which to contribute to the global edition of the Forum that this time will take place in Berlin from 25 to 29 November 2019.

As stated by the spokesmen of theAGID (Agency for digital Italy), the Italian meeting aims to facilitate the sharing of ideas, information and good practices as well as to encourage the creation of a national ecosystem, based on the multi-stakeholder method, to simplify the development of the Internet in the Peninsula and also for international dialogue.

AgID will play an active part in the Program Committee of the Internet Governance Forum, the agenda of the event is in fact particularly rich and will focus on current issues related to information, law, the problem of the Digital Divide, emerging technologies, to digital citizenship, inclusion and cyber welfare policies.

We will therefore talk about different topics ranging from the hypotheses of social media regulation to the new professions for the digitization of cultural and artistic heritage, from the impact on privacy of the standard DNS-over-HTTPS a Big Data governance by passing on talks dedicated to AI, ultra-broadband, platform architecture, Blockchain is IoT.

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