Next Generation Leaders Programme
ITU Youth Lunch, 6 October 2009
||Welcoming remarks - Lynn St.Amour, President and CEO, Internet Society
||Welcoming remarks – Houlin Zhao, Deputy Secretary General, International Telecommunication Union
||Interactive discussion with the 250 young fellows and Presentation of the Internet Society’s Next Generation Leaders program
The lunch was organized as an interactive and informal discussion featuring:
- Bill Graham, Office of the President, Internet Society
- Matthew Shears, Public Policy Advisor, Internet Society
- Constance Bommelaer, Senior Manager, Internet Society
- Mark Jeffrey, Senior Program Manager, International Policy and Standards team, Entertainment and Devices Division, Microsoft
- Jean-Pierre Lehman, Professor at IMD and President of the Evian Group
- Ken Ducatel, Head of Unit Lisbon Strategy and i2010, European Commission
- Laurent Haug, Internet entrepreneur, CEO of Lift Labs
The lunch was structured around a high-level question we would like the Next Generation of Leaders to think about and that Bill Graham addressed to all the attendees: "What does the Open Internet mean to you?" This main question was detailed into 3 specific questions that echo the theme of our pavilion
- What does “Open Internet Governance” mean?
- What does an “Internet Open for the Public” mean?
- What does an “Internet Open for Business” mean?