2019 APSIG

Dates: 2019-07-07~10  
Location: Asia Institute of Technology (AIT),  Pathum Thani (near Bangkok), Thailand 
                 Meeting Room: B108, Conference Center, AIT
Local Organizer: intERlab, AIT

Registration Fee: $200 (or $100 per day)

Late Application for General Participants [Google Form]: Late Application Period: 2019.3.1~
        Remark: If you cannot access the Google Form, please use [MS Word], and send it to APSIG-Sec@GoolgeGroups.com.

2019 APSIG Program, Version 1.1
         2019-07-07  Sunday
                                  8:00~20:00   Registration
                                15:00~17:00   BoF: AI Case Studies, Social Media Case Study or All SIG Group
                                18:00~20:00   Welcome Dinner with Ice Breaking Session
            2019-07-08  Monday
                                 08:30~09:00 Orientation Session For Newcomers: Co-Chairs - Abdelhamid Al Abbadi and Dr.Govind, [APSIG - Overview]
                                 09:00~18:00 AI Governance Workshop
                                                      09:00~10:30 7.6A AI - Introduction
                                                                                     Kilnam Chon  [AI-ppt], [AI-article]; [AI Governance-ppt] [AI Governance-article]
                                                                                                            [IG and AI Governance] [AI for Everybody - strongly recommended]
                                                      11:00~12:30 7.6B AI Governance 
                                                                                     Woodrow Hartzog [2019 APSIG Presentation]  [Articles]  [2018 Presentation Material]
                                                      14:00~16:00 Case Study Session on AI: Chair - Santosh Sigdel     
                                                                            Alibaba/Fan Junwei [ppt], Shreedeep [pptword], G. Rajaram [chatbot; text, pp]
                                                                                      bd/Mohammad, in/Dr.Govind, lk/Maheeshwara, pk/Ahmed, af/Shams,...
                                                      16:30~18:00 Open Discussion Session on AI and Asia: Chairs - Kilnam Chon and Woodrow Hartzog
                                 19:30~21:00  BoF (tentative)
            2019-07-09 Tuesday
                                 08:30~10:00  5.2 Privacy
                                                                 Woodrow Hartzog  [2019 APSIG Presentation]  [Reading Material]                           
                                 10:30~12:00  8.4 Social Media Governance
                                                                 KS Park, [Class Description] [ppt?]
                                 13:30~15:00  4.3 Names and Number
                                                                         Lee Xiaodong, [Class Description] [ppt?]
                                 15:00~16:00  Case Study Session on Social Media and Asia: Chair - Maheeshwara Kirindigota
                                                                 lk/Maheeshwara, bd/Mohammad [ppt, text],  np/Santosh, in/G. Rajaram [ppt, text], af/azizi, pk/ahmed bakhatjo/Abdelhamid
                                                                         ch/Hong Xue(?)
                                (16:00~21:00  Excursion - option)
                                 16:30~18:00  Lighting Talk: Chair - Shreedeep Rayamajhi                           
                                 18:30~21:00  BoF: Articles on Social Media (tentative)
            2019-07010 Wednesday                         
                                 09:00~10:30   1.1 Internet Governance - History (and Multistakeholderism History)
                                                                Kilnam Chon  [Internet Governance History], [Multistakeholderism History]; [Internet History]
                                 11:00~12:30   7.4 Cybersecurity Governance
                                                                 Koichiro Komiyama [Class - ppt-list] [final ppt by  2019.6.30]             
                                 13:30~16:00   Closing Session with Open Discussion: Chair - Kilnam Chon
                                 16:30~18:30   All SIG Meeting - Co-Chairs: Satish Babu and Maheeshwara Kirindigota (followed by All SIG Dinner in 18:30-20:30)
2019 APSIG Preparation - Schedule 
            2018-08-01               2019 APSIG Strawman Proposal
            2018-09-01~12-31    2019 APSIG Class - Call for Class Proposal and New Class Proposals (Phase I)
            2018-12-01~31         Advance registration of national SIG/IGF delegates
            2019-01-01               2019 APSIG - Plan 
            2019-01-01               2019 APSIG - Program, Version 0
            2019-01-01~02-28    Call for Participation of 2019 APSIG; 
Application Form for General Participants
            2019-01-01~04-30    Call for Proposals: Case Study Sessions, BoF Sessions
            2019-03-01~03-31    Late Application for 2019 APSIG Participation 
            2019-04-01               2019 APSIG - Program, Version 1
            2019-04-01               Announcement of  2019  APSIG Participants and Fellowships

            2019-04-01~30         APSIG Fellowship Application for Berlin IGF Participation - Letter of Intent (with IGF workshop proposal)
            2019-06-08               Presentation Materials (Final Version) are due

            2019-07-07~10         2019 APSIG (7th on Day 0 Events, 8th on AI Governance Workshop, 9-10th on SIG and All SIG Meeting)    
Candidate Case Study Sessions (Monday Afternoon, Tuesday Afternoon)               
          Case Study Session: BoF: Digital accessibility (waqas,...) and/or AI and Disability (gunela)
          Case Study Session: e-Commerce by Fan Junwei (Alibaba)
          Case Study Session: OTT by Facebook
          Case Study Session: Internet Shutdown; India, Pakistan, [2017IGF/WS117africa] [2017IGF/WS178americas] [Freedom on the Net] [Quarts]
          Case Study Session: Multistakeholderism and its practice in Asia Pacific                 
          Case Study Session: AI: Training/AI Saturdays (around the world)
          Case Study Session: AI Initiative/AI for Development in Nepal      
          Case Study Session: (Child) Online Safety; [nepal; blog, guidebook
          Case Study Session: Personal ID: India, Japan, South Korea, USA, EU,... [WEF: Digital Identity] [Proposal - Digital Identity]
          Case Study Session: Internet for LCDs/Internet for All; [WEF], [UN-OHRLLS]     
            Case Study Session: SIG Curriculum Analysis; Brazil SIG, EuroSSIG,...        
          Case Study Session: Digital (Internet/Smartphone) Addiction
            Case Study Session: Gender and Natiolnal SIGs/IGFs
          Case Study Session: Social Media Abuse: hate speech, fake news [ppt]  [description]  [paper]
          Case Study Session: Multistakeholderism practice on domestic issues 
          Case Study Session: GDPR and National SIGs/IGFs
          Case Study Session: Blockchain Applications in Asia
          Case Study Session: Blockchain Hands-on Experience (Tutorial)
          Case Study Session: Machine Learning/Neural Network Tutorial          
          Case Study Session: Smart City
          Case Study Session: National Digital/Cyber Strategy and Policies
            Case Study Session: Privacy: Woodrow, KS,.....
          Case Study Session: (Major) Civil Societies: EFF, APC, Access Now,... (Human/Digital Rights EcoSystem)
          Case Study Session: Realistic View of AI
Candidate BoF Sessions (Sunday Afternoon, Monday Evening, Tuesday Evening)     
          Bylaws (APSIG, All SIG Group)
          Smart Speaker
            2019 IGF Workshop Proposal Review
          National Internet Governance Article Review; in/amrita, bd/nazmul, lk/mahee, af/mohibullah, pk/(waqas), np/
          National SIG Curriculum Review
          Freedom of Expression

Administrative Documents:
         Airfare to Bangkok(General - Out of Date)
         Airfare to Bangkok(For Full Support Fellows)
                                                           Audio Visual/Nisarat   
                                                           Presentation Material, Time Keeper, Remote/Gnanajeyaraman Rajaram(GJ), Iqbal Ahamed, Nasim Parvez, (Maheeshwara)
                                                           Class Evaluation/bdSIG (Mohammad Abdul Haque, Nasim Parvez)
                                                           Alumni of Year/?
                                                           Secretariat: Lalika, [TBD]

Financial Supports for 2019 APSIG:

     No Support:  Participants need to pay registration fees, guest rooms and airfares.
    Registration Fee Support: APSIG pays the registration fee, and participants pay for guest rooms and airfares.
    Partial Support (= Registration Fee Support + Guest Rooms): APSIG pays the registration fees and the guest room at AIT Conference Center (Double Room sharing with another participant)
    Full Support (= Partial Support + Airfare): APSIG pays the registration fees, guest rooms (Double room at Main Wing sharing with another participant), and airfares according to our standard fares.

    Remark: For participants with no support or registration fee support, we strongly recommend you to stay at AIT Conference Center (Main Wing, New Wing, or Annex; single or double).
                  Please check on prices and others at Local Information of 2019 APSIG - APSIG.asia.
                  Please contact apsig-sec@ for the guest room arrangement.
    Remark 2: All need to pay for the transportation from airports to  Asia Institute of Technology (AIT); either $7 or $20.  Please check Local Information of 2019 APSIG for further information.
    Remark 3: We provide most meals.
    Remark 4: Current Status - 11 Full Supports, 9 Partial Supports, 14 Registration Fee Supports, and 10 No Supports.

Lighting Talk Session - Chair: Agarwal Anupam
                                        Speakers: Mohammad Abdul Haque, Abdelhamid Al Abbadi (10 minutes)