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ALS Outreach Activities 2018

The following table list the activities and upcoming events where ALS from different RALOs participate actively in outreach initiatives happening during 2018.

Dates Event tittle Location Attendance Description Media and reports Photo At-Large at the event
25-26 April

5th Middle East DNS Forum

Ankara, Turkey


The Middle East DNS Forum brings together field experts and affected parties to discuss the latest developments in the global domain marketplace and ways to strengthen the DNS industry in the Middle East.

26-27 April

Internet Governance Boost Camp

Kobe, Japan Netmission Asian Youth Setting up a change for the world in the digital and mobility area  
26 April

Girls in ICT

Yerevan, Armenia ALS Armenia

ITU’s global initiative to encourage more girls and young women into ICTs. Join us in celebrating International Girls in ICT Day 2018 on 26 April!

29 April - 11 May

AFRICA Internet Summit '18

Dakar, Senegal Tijani Benjema, Aziz Hilali, Pierre Dandjinou, VP Stakeholder Engagement Africa and ICANN Board member Mike Silber. FRINIC-28 will be held in Dakar, Senegal alongside other AF* and AIS Workshops, from 5 May to 11 May 2018. AFRINIC Workshops will take place in the week prior to the AIS'18 plenaries, from 6 May to 8 May 2018. AFRINIC holds two open public policy meetings every year in various locations throughout its service region.

30 April

ICANN Readout Outreach Event

NYC, USA Veni Markovski (VP of UN Engagement, ICANN) Joe Catapano (Manager of Stakeholder Engagement North America, ICANN) the Internet Society New York Chapter (ISOC-NY) will host the ICANN 61 NYC Readout at the offices of Moses & Singer LLP in NYC  

30 April - 2 May

Cyber South School on Internet Governance

Washington, DC, USA

Becky Burr and  Humberto Carrasco, LACRALO Chair

The main objective of the South School on Internet Governance is to train new leaders of opinion in all aspects related with Internet Governance, from a global perspective and with focus on the Latin America and Caribbean Region.

30 April - 4 May


Panama City, Panama IPANDETEC, IPANDETEC, Lito Ibarra   Annual gathering and assembly of the Latin America and Caribbean .NIC LACNIC

1 May 2018


Kabul, Afganistan Satish Babu, Waleed Khaliqi, Amrita Choudhury

Afghanistan School on Internet Governance.

Access, Inclusive Policy, Ethics and Local Content

2-4 May



Berlin, Germany


Oliver Passek, Digital Courage ALS

Annette Muehlberg, Netzwerk Neue Medien (NNM)

  • Deutsche Vereinigung fur Datenschutz e.V.
  • Digitalcourage e.V.Bielefeld
  •  dotHIV Berlin
  •  Förderverein Informationstechnik und Gesellschaft e.V
  •  Forum InformatikerInnen für Frieden und gesellschaftliche Verantwortung e.V.
  •  Humanistische Union e.V
  •  LOAD e.V.
  •  Medienstadt Leipzig e.V.
  •  Netzwerk Neue Medien.
The next re:publica in Berlin will take place at STATION Berlin from 2 to 4 May 2018. Join us for 2018's event under the motto POP. We want to pop the filter bubbles, step out into the public and make net culture and politics tangible for everyone.

5-6 June


Tbilisi, Gerogia  

The next EuroDIG will take place on 5 – 6 June 2018 (plus day zero) in Tbilisi in Georgia, in Rooms Hotel. It will be hosted by the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia.

A draft programme outline was discussed during the public planning meeting on 1 February 2018 in Tbilisi and was open for comments 2 weeks thereafte  
14-18 May


Marseille, France Olivier Crepin-Leblond, EURALO Chair A RIPE Meeting is a five-day event where Internet Service Providers (ISPs), network operators and other interested parties gather to discuss issues of interest to the Internet community

16-18 May

Rights Con

Including New Voices in Internet Dialogue

Toronto, Canada

Glenn McKnight, Judith Hellerstein, Chyloe Healey, Sara Kiden, Renata Aquino, Joe Catapano, Adam Peake, Matt Shears, Elsa Saade, Sarah Ingle.

Global Ambassador Indigenous Program Internet Dialogue.

16 May 10:30 - 13:45 - Room Q

This year’s program will explore pressing issues including innovation policy in Canada, free expression and protection of global journalism, gender diversity and digital inclusion, encryption and cybersecurity, and many other topics relevant to keeping the internet free, open, and secure worldwide.

30 May


Madagascar ISOC Madagascar      
21-22 June

LAC + i RoadShow -


Panama, Panama IPANDETEC, APANDETEC Outreach on the key topics related to the critical infrastructure of the DNS.  
Tentative 2018

LAC + i RoadShow Nicaragua

Managua, Nicaragua ALS Nicaragua, IEEE, ISOC Nicaragua Outreach on the key topics related to the critical infrastructure of the DNS.  
30-31 August


Tallin, Estonia   The ICANN-Studienkreis is an open network of individuals from different Internet constituencies from the private sector, the academia, the civil society, the media and the government. Established in 1999 as a critical but constructive watchdog, the ICANN Studienkreis organizes annual high level expert seminars on subjects, related to Internet Governance and the development of ICANN.