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Monday, January 25 • 2:40pm - 3:40pm
International Perspectives of the State of Governance on the Internet

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Introductory Remarks by Larry Strickling, Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information, U.S. Department of Commerce

Governance on the Internet refers to managing the myriad human activity that has migrated to the Internet since its inception. Major global issues like security, human rights, cross boundary issues, intellectual property claims and consumer protection, have taken on new forms a networked world and challenged Internet governance stakeholders to shape effective policies. What is the state of play internationally regarding governmental cooperation and conflict with regards to Internet governance? What is the prognosis for convergence and cooperation in critical areas of human endeavors online?

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Bertrand de la Chapelle

Director, Internet & Jurisdiction Project
Bertrand de La Chapelle is the Director of the Internet & Jurisdiction Project. He served as a Director on the ICANN Board from 2010 to 2013. From 2006 to 2010, he was France’s Thematic Ambassador and Special Envoy for the Information Society, participating in all WSIS follow-up... Read More →
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Cheryl Miller

Director International Public Policy and Regulatory Affairs, Verizon
Cheryl Miller has been the Director of International Public Policy and Regulatory Affairs at Verizon since May 2013, though she has been with the company since May 2011, previously as the Director of Technology Policy, She is also a member of the Executive Board for IGFSA, a... Read More →

Introductory Remarks
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Larry Strickling

Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information, United States Department of Commerce
Lawrence E. Strickling was sworn in as Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information at the Department of Commerce in June 2009. In this role, Strickling serves as Administrator of the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), the Executive Branch... Read More →

Monday January 25, 2016 2:40pm - 3:40pm PST
Room 704 The Newseum