GIGANET 11th Annual Symposium

Guadalajara, Mexico

The 11th Annual Symposium of the Global Internet Governance Academic Network (GIGANET) will take place on 5 December 2016, in Guadalajara, Mexico, as a pre-event to the 11th Internet Governance Forum.

The Symposium will be held under the theme 'Internet governance research a decade after WSIS: new directions and persisting challenges'. During the event, papers will be presented covering a wide range of Internet governance related topics, such as: power dynamics and distribution of resources in Internet governance; users, technology designers and regulators in distributed systems; Internet governance discourse and assumptions; Internet governnace and trade agreements; the Internet of things, mobility and cloud computing; ICANN future scenarios, Internet policy framing in emerging economies; the multistakeholder approach in Internet governance communities, institutions, and fora; and Internet governance and human rights.

For more information, visit GIGANET's website.