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Agenda

09:00-10:00

Registration

10:00-10:15

Opening

  • Frederic Donck, Regional Bureau Director, Europe, Internet Society
  • Walda Roseman, COO Internet Society
  • Ed Tric, Chapter President, Internet Society Romania

10:15-10:45

Opening Keynote

  • Valerian Vreme, Romanian Minister of Communications and Information Society
  • Neelie Kroes video message (EU Commissioner for Digital Agenda)

10:45-11:00

Keynote: Radu Jugureanu, eContent Department Manager, SIVECO

11:00-12:30

Panel I – Digital Romania: Are we there yet?

Topics:

  • Internet access in Romania – especially in rural areas
  • Digital Literacy
  • Education
  • How to make Romania more competitive through internet access

Panellists:

  • Diana Voicu, Manager of Knowledge Based Economy Project, Romanian Ministry of Communications and Information Society
  • Paul Andre Baran, Project Manager, Biblionet.ro
  • Laurentiu Bunescu, Project Manager, EOS Romania - Telecentre Europe AISBL
  • Iosif Octavian Popa, Counsellor to the President, ANCOM

Moderated by Dorothea Ionescu Vanau, Journalist

Q and A session

Video 1: ISOC Future Internet Scenarios

12:30-13:30

Lunch

Video 2: ISOC Future Internet Scenarios

13:30-14:00

Afternoon Keynote

Florin Talpes, CEO, Bitdefender

14:00-15:30

Panel II – Protection, Trust, Privacy: Can we have it all?

Topics:

  • Online identity
  • Data protection

Panellists:

  • Razvan-Iulian Jiga, Projects and Programs Manager, DGCTI-Ministry of Administration and Interior, Romania
  • Professor Joe Cannataci, University of Malta and Groningen, (Council of Europe Data protection)
  • Christine Runnegar, Internet Society, Senior Policy Advisor
  • Gabriel Ene, Technical Deputy Director, CERT-RO initiative
  • Zoli Herczeg, National Technology Officer at Microsoft Romania

Moderated by Liviu Vanau, Journalist

Video 3: ISOC Future Internet Scenarios

15:30-16:00

Afternoon Break

16:00-17:30

Panel III – Should we take the Internet for granted?

  • Freedom of speech and transparency
  • Censorship and copyright
  • Internet blocking

Panellists:

  • Varujan Pambuccian, MP and Member of the ICT Commission in the Romanian Parliament
  • Bogdan Manolea, Legi-internet.ro, Romanian Internet law expert
  • Gheorghe Serban, Executive Director, ANISP

Moderated by Mihai Radulescu

Video 4: ISOC 4 Scenarios

17:30

Closing

Frederic Donck

Followed by networking cocktail