Thank you for all community input into the APrIGF 2016 Taipei Synthesis Document.
The APrIGF 2016 Taipei Synthesis document has been developed from comments received during the open call for contributions before the APrIGF, at the APrIGF event both onsite and remotely, as well as comments received during the two public input periods and is now finalized by the Drafting Committee for publication.
The Synthesis Document is also intended to be submitted to the IGF 2016 Community Intersessional Programme – Policy Options for Connecting and Enabling the Next Billion – Phase II.
Download/view: APrIGF 2016 Taipei Synthesis Document | Appendix II
Now in its second year, the APrIGF Synthesis Document aims to document items of common interest relevant to Internet Governance in the Asia Pacific region.
The extended input period for v1 has recently ended on August 5, 2016 and input has been aggregated by the Drafting Committee into version 2 of the draft Synthesis Document now available at: http://comment.rigf.asia.
The second public comment period will be open until 23:59 UTC August 26, 2016.
All are invited give input on the Synthesis Document: http://comment.rigf.asia.
Input received from the second public comment period will be synthesized by the Drafting Committee for publication in early September 2016.
A new session has been added to Day 2’s agenda: Dialogue between APrIGF and APSIG
Conference Room: 402 (A+B)
Time: 12:30 – 13:30
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A new morning session has been added to Day 2 (July 28) for Room 401 at 9 AM – IGF Intersessional Work / National & Regional Initiatives.
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Remote Participation for APrIGF is available from July 27-29. Participants can access live streaming videos and take part in each workshop discussion via AdobeConnect.
Check out Agenda page for direct access to live streaming w/live scribe in each conference room.
Input from the recently concluded first public comment period has been collated into version 1 of the draft Synthesis Document now available at: http://comment.rigf.asia.
Synthesis Document Discussion Town Hall Sessions have been scheduled during Day 1 and 2 of the APrIGF Taipei meeting, with a presentation of the document at the closing plenary of the final day.
Both in-person and remote participants will have opportunities to give their input during the open microphone Town Hall sessions. The online commenting platform will be open throughout the APrIGF meeting to encourage wider input from the online community.
All input received from the APrIGF event from in-person and remote participants, as well as all input received on the online commenting platform during the meeting will be included into version 2 of the draft Synthesis Document to be put out for a second public comment period after the Taipei meeting.
Join us next week in Taipei or online to give input on the Synthesis Document: http://comment.rigf.asia!
The schedule for complimentary shuttle service between APrIGF venue and accommodations is released. To view the shuttle service full schedule, visit the Venue page.
The shuttle service schedule is also available for download in PDF format:
- APrIGF attendees can download the service schedule in Program Agenda page.
- For yIGF participants, download the schedule from yIGF Agenda page.
Information regarding remote participation is updated.
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Dr. Suguru Yamaguchi
On May 9th, 2016, Dr. Suguru Yamaguchi, Professor of Nara Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (NAIST) and a Trustee of JPNIC, passed away at the age of 52.
We are calling upon the APrIGF community to contribute eulogy for Dr. Yamaguchi or photos to share at the Opening Plenary of 2016 APrIGF.
To contribute, please email the local host.
Following the earlier open call for contribution on the APrIGF 2016 Taipei Synthesis Document, Draft 0 is based on the submitted and accepted workshop proposals for the APrIGF and contains placeholders for topics to be discussed at the APrIGF event.
Draft 0 is now open for public comment until July 7, 2016 23:59 UTC, and is expected to be further developed and discussed during the APrIGF 2016 in Taipei.
Please go to http://comment.rigf.asia to give your input!