[Update] DiploFoundation’s Tereza Horejsova will be moderating the session ‘Internet governance: A vision for the future’ featuring Andrew Sullivan, CEO of the Internet Society, on Thursday, 31st October, 11:20 local time.
The North American School of Internet Governance (NASIG) is an independent organisation that aims to improve the accessibility and distribution of information resources. Nasig is hosting an event to educate a group of students about the procedures, norms, rules, and policies that shape the use of the Internet. The event will take place on 31 October - 1 November 2019 in Montreal, Canada.
Nasig Montreal 2019 is based on the slogan 'building an inclusive Internet'. The event will focus on four key pillars of Internet governance: economic, political, civil society, and law. The course outline features sessions on: the Internet ecosystem, cybersecurity, Internet equality, connectivity, and more. Featuring 14 presentations from a variety of Internet governance leaders including ICANN, Facebook, and Diplo.
Originally from the Czech Republic, Dr Tereza Horejsova is currently based in Washington DC. Joining Diplo in 2012, Tereza has had an international career in academia and the non-governmental sector in the Czech Republic, the United Arab Emirates, and Switzerland. During her stay in Geneva (2012‒2016), she coordinated the activities of the Geneva Internet Platform. She holds an MA in International Area Studies and a PhD in European Studies, both from the Charles University in Prague.