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Asia Internet Symposium

Asia Internet Symposium, Dhaka 2014 - Building the Next Generation of Mobile Internet in Bangladesh

Date: Saturday, 26 April 2014 
Location:Gold Water Convention Center, Dhaka 
 
Asia Internet Symposium, Dhaka will draw from its proceedings to examine how mobile Internet will assist in building the next generation of users in Bangladesh. With a recent introduction of high-speed mobile Internet technologies in the country, the event will host deliberation on opportunities, challenges and expectations to extend Internet access in a country with just under 7% user penetration by population.
 

Asia Internet Symposium, Bangkok 2013 - Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (or TPP) and the future of the Knowledge Economy: Prospects for Thailand

Date: 6 November, 2013 
Time: 9:00-13:00
Location: Intercontinental Hotel, Bangkok (Platinum 1)

As the first Thailand AIS, Internet Society has chosen a topic on Knowledge Economy and free trade agreement i.e. specifically exploring the implications of emerging issues surrounding the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement. This is also a timely discussion for the country in its lead up to its negotiation and possible entry into TPP Agreement in the near future.

The half day event will focus on understanding the instruments and mechanics of TPP and the role of free trade agreements in enhancing innovation and creativity in the Digital Age i.e. creating a Knowledge Economy. In addition, there will also be a study on the cross cutting implications of TPP across various sectors (ISP, education, programmers, legal, business, telecom industry, etc.)

Asia Internet Symposium, Kathmandu 2013

 
Date: Tuesday 1 October 2013 
 

Asia Internet Symposium (AIS) Kathmandu will draw from its proceedings to examine how local content in a developing country (Nepal) is created, exchanged and adapted. The event will discuss challenges linked with local content development in a country with 123 languages spoken as mother tongue.

Sydney 2013 -  Surveillance, Access and Internet Policy in the lead up the Federal Election

The Internet Society's Asia Internet Symposium (AIS) are a series of regional events that focus on debate, dialogue and deliberation on topical issues concerning the Internet. Typically a half-day or evening event, AIS is structured to provide an in-depth look at one particular topic with invited keynotes and presentations followed by a panel discussion.

Manila, 2013 - Internet Governance and the Community

There is a low level of awareness of Internet policy and governance issues in the Philippines. The general attitude is that the Internet is a common-place, and a given that will always be available for use as it is today.