Day2 | 18-June

AfNOG Plenary Sessions

Dates: 18 June, 2013 - 09:00 - 15:30

The AfNOG plenaries consist of presentations on a number of contemporary Internet related technical issues. These are delivered by renowned presenters.

Plenary 1 session

  • Opening Remarks
  • NOG Reports
  • Presentation on NL NOG Ring - Mathieu Paonessa

Plenary 2 session

  • The Role of ICT in the 21st Century Tertiary Education in Africa - Julius AyukTabe
  • Internet Insider’s Information - Louis Pouzin
  • Cloud Computing: An Opportunity to move up the value chain - Albie Bester

Plenary 3 session

  • .TZ Practical experience of DNSSEC deployment - Bryton Focus
  • Increasing the Broadband Penetration Rate in Africa - Aminata Garba
  • Measuring Fixed and Mobile Broadband Network Performance - Nick Feamster

Plenary 4 session

  • Online Safety, Challenges in Africa, DNSSEC - Mark Elkins
  • National Cybersec - Gov ZA
  • PKI Infrastructure Africa, Improving Online transactions security - Alain Aina
  • Af* Futures
  • Closing Remarks


Multi-Stakeholder Roundtable (By Invitation only)

The Oxford Internet Institute & The New Partnership for Africa's Development & The Internet Number Registry for Africa

Cordially invite you to a Roundtable on Multi-stakeholder approach to Internet governance Tuesday, June 18, 2013 Internet African Summit, Nalikwanda Room, Intercontinental Hotel, Lusaka, Zambia

08:30 - 9:00 Registration
09:00 - 09:10 Welcome & introductions
09:10 - 09:20 Opening remarks & Roundtable objectives
09:20 - 09:30 Report from the OII Seminar on Challenges and Opportunities of Multistakeholder
approach to Internet governance. Lead discussants: Adiel Akplogan, Theresa Swinehart
09:30 - 10:00 What is the future of the multi-stakeholder approach?
Lead discussants: Towela Nyirenda-Jere, Nnenna Nwakanma, Dawit Bekele
Participants are invited to contribute to the open discussion by answering some of the following questions:
• What are the origins of Multistakeholder approach to Internet governance?
• What does Multistakeholder approach mean for our participants?
• What are the lessons learnt in the region and in Africa?
10:00 - 10:30 Open discussion Moderator: Desiree Miloshevic
• How does a Multistakeholder engagement relate to development of policies within your
• What are the challenges for Multistakeholder engagement?
• Is there an opposition to the Multistakeholder approach among some developing nations?
• Do you coordinate with other Multistakeholder organisations? How? How frequently? On what
• Do you coordinate with organisations of traditional governance regimes, i.e. state governments
and/or intergovernmental and international organisations?
• Is there a space for co-evolution of the two models or one that may take the best of both worlds?
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break / Networking
10:45 - 11:05 African case studies on Internet geographies and content development in Africa,
Rwanda and Kenya, Dr Mark Graham, OII
11:05 - 11:55 Open discussion
11:55 - 12-30 Final Points of Summary and Closing Remarks


AfGWG Open Meeting 2013

Dates: 18 June, 2013 - 16:00 - 17:30

Global engagement:

  • Update on Government Networks and access to IP addresses – Outreach to government Network Operators - Adiel Akplogan
  • Update on Africa Region’s participation/engagement in IG processes AFRINIC, ITU, IGFs - Anne-Rachel Inné
  • Update on Africa Government engagement with ICANN: Africa ICANN strategy - Pierre Dandjinou
  • Update on the new gtLD programme from Beijing – ICANN 46 – Maimouna Diop & Alice Munya
  • Round Table: Reality and complexity of E-Government Implementation - Milner Maluza Makuni.
  • Dot Africa Strategy – Koffi Fabrice Djossou



Dates: 19 June, 2013 - 16:00 - 17:30

Session coordinator: Alain Aina - AFRINIC