2016 UK-IGF

The 2016 UK-IGF was held on 17 November at 1 Drummond Gate. A copy of the Agenda can be found here and the full annual meeting report is available here.

Videos from all sessions can be viewed below.

Welcome: Baroness Fritchie, Chair, Nominet
US Internet Governance: Lawrence Strickling, US Assistant Secretary of Commerce and Head of NTIA
Global Policy Landscape: Ed Vaizey MP, Former Minister for Culture, Communications and Creative Industries

Plenary One: Brexit, what next for UK internet policy?

  • Charlotte Holloway, Associate Director and Brexit Policy Coordinator, TechUK (Chair)
  • Jamie Bartlett, Centre for the Analysis of Social Media @ Demos
  • Malcolm Harbour CBE, Former Conservative MEP
  • Chris Francis, SAP

Plenary Two: What is the impact of the internet on political debate?

  • Seb Payne, FT Comment Editor (Chair)
  • Toni Cowan-Brown, UK/EU leader for NationBuilder
  • Carl Miller, Research Director for Centre for the Analysis of Social Media @ Demos
  • Dan Hodges, Mail on Sunday

Sponsors address: Russell Haworth, CEO, Nominet
Keynote address: Rt Hon Matt Hancock MP, Minister for Digital and Culture

Plenary Three: e-Identification: The Future of Privacy? – organised by Access Partnership

  • Greg Francis, Managing Director, Access Partnership (Chair)
  • Ben Cade, Founder and CEO, Trustonic
  • Sarah Munro, Vice President, Head of Digital Identity, Barclays
  • Robin Wilton, Technical Outreach Director for Identity and Privacy, Internet Society

Is the UK prepared for the threat of a cyber-attack?

  • Professor Anthony Finkelstein
  • Alistair Bunkall

Keynote address: Baroness Shields, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Internet Safety and Security

Plenary Four: An internet for children and young people

  • Will Gardner, Chairman, Childnet International (Chair)
  • Youth panel from the Diana Award

Wrap up: Two addresses from:

  • David Souter, ICT and Development Expert
  • Andrew Puddephatt, Chairman of Global Partners Digital

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