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
          Youth
          Gender
            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)


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