[Bp_ipv6] [bestbits] INVITATION: Zero Day / Zero Rating event at the IGF

Susan Chalmers susan at chalmers.associates
Fri Oct 23 16:08:25 EDT 2015


My apologies, colleagues.

I've crossed subject matter channels - I am also working to organize a main
session on zero-rating and network neutrality and I accidentally sent this
to the wrong list.

All are of course welcome to join.

Cheers,
Susan



Susan Chalmers
susan at chalmers.associates

*CHALMERS* & ASSOCIATES
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On Fri, Oct 23, 2015 at 4:06 PM, Susan Chalmers <susan at chalmers.associates>
wrote:

> Dear all,
>
> Please see below for information on the Access / PROTESTE event on
> zero-rating. The session will include a readout from this event.
>
> Sincerely,
> Susan
>
>
> Susan Chalmers
> susan at chalmers.associates
>
> *CHALMERS* & ASSOCIATES
> http://chalmers.associates
>
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Javier Pallero <javier at accessnow.org>
> Date: Fri, Oct 23, 2015 at 1:53 PM
> Subject: [bestbits] INVITATION: Zero Day / Zero Rating event at the IGF
> To: bestbits at lists.bestbits.net
> Cc: Josh Levy <josh at accessnow.org>
>
>
> Dear all,
>
> Access Now would like to invite all civil society members attending the
> IGF to a day-long event on zero rating on *November 9*. There will be an
> open-door session on zero rating research in the morning and a closed-door
> strategic gathering for civil society members in the afternoon.
>
> Morning session
>
> The morning session will gather a small group of companies and researchers
> to conduct a "show and tell" of zero rating products and research. This
> will be a safe space for established companies, startups, and other
> interested parties to show off solutions to closing the global connectivity
> gap, and for researchers to present their findings on the effectiveness and
> effects of so-called "zero rating" and "equal rating" strategies.
>
> This open-door session will include 20-minute presentations on the various
> partnerships, technologies, business strategies, and other approaches being
> employed by companies and researchers. All presenters should come prepared
> to present products or findings, and to lead a short discussion.
>
> Morning agenda:
>
> 9.00 - 9:30 AM: Introductions
>
> 9:30 - 11:30 AM: Presentations and discussion
>
> 11:30 AM - 12.00 PM: Wrap-up
>
> Afternoon session
>
> In the afternoon, the Brazilian organization PROTESTE will join us in
> hosting a meeting with global civil society members attending the IGF to
> discuss strategies and perspectives on what’s coming next for the
> protection of users’ rights and also introduce a broader talk on zero
> rating, Net Neutrality, and the agenda for global connectivity – where the
> business sector is starting to play an important role.
>
> The meeting will be held as a closed-door session under Chatham House
> rules.
>
> Afternoon agenda:
>
> 2.00 - 4.00 PM: Roundtable discussion.
>
> Venue and RSVP
>
> Both meetings will be held in the external auditorium of the IGF venue
> –Poeta Ronaldo Cunha Lima Conference Center–.
>
> *Please, RSVP by responding to this e-mail if you are interested in
> attending any of the events or both.*
>
> Best regards,
>
> Josh Levy - Advocacy Director / Access Now
>
> Javier Pallero - Policy Analyst / Access Now
>
>
>
> *---Javier Pallero*
>
> Policy Analyst / Analista de Politicas
> Access Now | accessnow.org
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