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INET Africa Regional Conference Cairo, Egypt

18 May 2009
InterContinental City Stars , Al Hambra 1

IGF Sharm El Sheikh:
An Opportunity to Foster Regional Internet Governance

The Internet Society, in collaboration with the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology of Egypt, organized the INET Africa Conference, which was held on 18 May 2009 at InterContinental City Stars hotel in Cairo, Egypt. The meeting was organized in collaboration with the Ministry of Communication and Information Technolology of Egypt. The theme of the conference was "IGF Sharm El Sheikh: An Opportunity to Foster Regional Internet Governance". The conference brought together more than 70 African experts with prominent members of the Egyptian Internet community. Read the report... (PDF:203KB)


08:30-09:00 Registration
09:00-09:30 Opening Session
09:30-11:00 Setting the Scene

Moderated by Manal Ismail, National Telecom Regulatory Authority, Egypt

11:00-11:00 Coffee Break
11:30-12:30 Internet Governance in Africa: Addressing Needs & Challenges

Moderated by Sherif Geneina, Natinal Telecom Regulatory Authority

12:30 - 13:30 The Internet: An Opportunity for All

Moderated by Christine Runnegar, Internet Society

13:30 - 14:30 Lunch Break
14:30-15:30 National & Regional IGF Experiences

Moderated by Baher Esmat, ICANN

15:30-16:00 Sharm El-Sheikh and the Way Forward

Moderated by Michuki Mwangi, Internet Society