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2019 African Chapters Advocacy Meeting

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Day 0: Sunday, April 7, 2019

13:30 – 21:00

Pre-Meeting Activities: Meet, Greet and Connect

Building and strengthening relationships between Internet Society’s Chapters representatives and staff.
13:30 – 17:30

Field Trip

Tour of Addis Ababa (National Museum, Place of Menelik and Museum, St Trinity Church, …)
Moderator: Marsema Tariku, Internet Society
17:30 – 18:30

Break

Refresh and get ready for the working Dinner
18:30 – 21:00

Welcome Working Dinner

General overview of the meeting and what to expect during the week.
Moderator: Victor Ndonnang, Internet Society

Day 1: Monday, April 8, 2019

08:30 – 17:30

Internet of Things (IoT) Security Workshop

08:30 – 09:00

Registration

09:00 – 09:30

Welcome and Opening Remarks

- African Union Commission (AUC)
- Internet Society (ISOC)
Moderator: Verengai Mabika, Internet Society
09:30 – 10:30

Introduction to IoT: An Overview from Around the World and in Africa

- What is the Internet of Things? Dr. Dawit Bekele, Internet Society
- Emerging Global Trends in IoT trends - Davis Onsakia, IoT SIG
- What can IoT do for Africa? Lisa Nyamadzawo, Zimbabwe Chapter
Moderator: Dr. Dawit Bekele, Internet Society
10:30 – 11:00

Group Photo & Coffee/Tea Break

Moderators: Betel Hailu & Marsema Tariku, Internet Society
11:00 – 12:30

IoT Use Cases in Africa (IoT Landscape in Africa): Real IoT Projects and Active Deployments

- Experiences from projects and deployments by Internet Society African Chapters:
Tanzania Chapter - Peter
Gambia Chapter - Bakary Njie
Cameroon Chapter - Esther Ngom-Mbola
Madagascar Chapter
- Smart Meters in Ethiopia - Grum Ketema, Smart meters at dVentus
Moderator: Victor Ndonnang, Internet Society
13:30 – 14:30

Networking & Lunch

Moderator: Marsema Tariku, Internet Society
14:30 – 15:30

IoT Security and Privacy Considerations:

What frameworks can be put in place to ensure security and safety of IoT devices protect the Internet?

- IoT Security - Challenges and importance - Kevin Chege, Internet Society
- Integrating Security/Policy into IoT – Munyaradzi Matunhu, Internet Society Zimbabwe Chapter
- Presentation on IoT Framework documents and others to be considered in improving IoT Security - Robin Wilton, Internet Society
Moderator: Kevin Chege, Internet Society
15:30 – 16:00

Networking & Coffee/Tea Break

Moderator: Marsema Tariku, Internet Society
16:00 – 17:00

Aligning IoT Policy with IoT Security Needs:

Panel discussion of how policy can be improved or developed to factor in security

- Senegal Experience, Maimouna Diop, Internet Society Senegal Chapter
- Robin Wilton, Internet Society
- Moctar Yedaly, AUC
Moderator: Verengai Mabika, Internet Society
17:00 – 17:30

Wrap Up and Way Forward: Next Steps and Timelines

Moderator: Dawit Bekele, Internet Society

Day 2: Tuesday, April 9, 2019

08:30 – 17:30

Privacy, Personal Data Protection and Digital ID Workshop

08:30 – 09:00

Registration

09:00 – 09:30

Agenda Setting

- Introducing experts and facilitators
- Agenda setting, objectives, expectations
- Structure of the meeting
Moderator/Presenter: Verengai Mabika, Internet Society
09:30 – 10:30

The Concerns - Privacy, Personal Data Protection in Africa

- African landscape - Moctar Yedaly, Head, Information Society Division, Africa Union Commission
- Good Identity for Africa: What is the connection to Privacy? Tunde Fafunwa, Digital Identity Program, UNECA
10:30 – 11:00

Networking & Coffee/Tea Break

Moderator: Marsema Tariku, Internet Society
11:00 – 12:00

Privacy & Personal Data Protection Guidelines - Background to the Malabo Convention & AUC – Internet Society Privacy Guidelines for Africa

Conversation with Moctar Yedaly, AUC and Robin Wilton, Internet Society

- A brief on the AU Convention on Cybersecurity and Personal Data protection (What prompted it, what is the basic structure of the Convention, issues covered by the Convention, how it is being applied in practice)
- State of the privacy & PDP in Africa, Malabo Convention – how many members have signed, ratified and implemented (What are the challenges on the ground for members, why some are not signing or ratifying, what can be done)
- Privacy Principles and the guidelines, AUC expectations with regards the Privacy Guidelines
Moderator: Dawit Bekele, Internet Society
12:00 – 12:45

Kenyan Experience – Digital Identity Program and the Privacy & Personal Data Protections Concerns

Alice Munyua, Mozilla
12:45 – 13:30

Realities and Vision for Data Protection Commissions across Africa

Patrica Poku, Ghana Data Protection Commission & Africa Data Protection Commission Network
13:30 – 14:45

Networking & Lunch

14:45 – 15:45

AUC & UNECA Good Digital Identity for Africa

Conversation with Magdi Amin, Omidyar and Tunde, UNECA

- What is the vision, why now, how the process is unfolding – opportunities to engage? What’s the main legal framework and norms for harmonising digital ID regionally and across the continent?
- How is Privacy & PDP integrated in the design?

Explore the 10 Principles for Good Digital Identity for Africa, planned 2019 consultation process and outreach at the country-level.
15:45 – 16:45

Experiences from the Frontline - Group Work

Group 1 – User Value
Group 2 – Inclusion
Group 3 – Data Governance
Group 4 – Privacy & Security
Facilitator: Thea Anderson, Turning Policy to Practice for Good Digital Identity across Africa
16:45 – 17:00

Networking & Coffee/Tea Break

Moderator: Marsema Tariku, Internet Society
17:00 – 17:30

Group Report Back Session

Facilitator: Thea Anderson
17:45 – 19:00

Free time

19:00 – 22:00

Social Event At Yod Abyssinia

Moderator: Marsema Tariku, Internet Society

Day 3: Wednesday, April 10, 2019

08:30 – 17:30

Internet Society (ISOC) Day

08:30 – 09:00

Registration

09:00 – 09:30

Opening Session

- Opening remarks
- Introduction of the Internet Society’s Day
Moderator: Dawit Bekele, Internet Society
09:30 – 10:30

Internet Society 2019 Action Plan

This session will discuss Internet Society’s 2019 Initiatives, campaigns (IoT Security, Community Networks), projects and activities.

- 2019 Projects and activities in Africa - Internet Society African Regional Bureau Staff
- 2019 Projects and activities with Community implications - Evelyn Namara, Internet Society
Moderator: Dawit Bekele, Internet Society
10:30 – 11:00

Networking Coffee/Tea Break

Marsema Tariku, Internet Society
11:00 – 12:30

Internet Society 2025 strategy and 2020 action plan development process

This session will present and discuss the Internet Society 2025 strategy (Build, Promote, Defend the Internet) and its ongoing 2020 action plan development process.

Participants will get better understanding and share their inputs and contributions by completing the online surveys below:
English: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/internetsocietystrategy2025
French: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/internetsocietystrategy2025?lang=fr
Moderator/Presenter: Dawit Bekele, Internet Society
12:30 – 14:00

Networking & Lunch

Marsema Tariku, Internet Society
14:00 – 15:00

Internet Restrictions/Shutdowns - Technical and Socio-economic Implications

This session will explore the technical and socio-economic implications of Internet Restrictions/Shutdowns and discuss how the Internet Society rapid response strategy.

Panelists/Presenters:
- Elizabeth Oluoch, Internet Society (Remotely)
- Brahim Ousmane Mustapha, Internet Society Chad Chapter
- Eric Makoso Nzita, Internet Society DRC Chapter
- Lisa Nyamadzawo, Internet Society Zimbabwe Chapter
- Mawusee Komla FOLI-AWLI, Internet Society Togo Chapter
- Esther Sandrine Ngom, Internet Society Cameroon Chapter
Moderator: Verengai Mabika, Internet Society
15:00 – 15:45

Consolidation in the Internet Economy

This session will discuss the Internet Society 2019 Global Internet Report and its ongoing work on “Consolidation in the Internet Economy.”

Panelists:
- Michuki Mwangi, Internet Society
- Carl Ghanberg, Internet Society (Remotely)
Moderator: Verengai Mabika, Internet Society
15:45 – 16:15

Networking & Coffee/Tea Break

Moderator: Marsema Tariku, Internet Society
16:15 – 17:00

State of Encryption in Africa

This session will give an overview of Internet Society’s work on Encryption, the landscape on Encryption in Africa and the role of Encryption in Privacy and Data protection. How Chapters can help promote encryption?

Panelists:
- Robin Wilton, Internet Society
- Verengai Mabika, Internet Society
Moderator: Kevin Chege, Internet Society
17:00 – 17:30

Wrap Up and Way Forward: Take-aways and Action Items

Moderator: Dawit Bekele, Internet Society

Day 4: Wednesday, April 11, 2019

08:30 – 18:30

2019 African Chapters Advocacy Workshop

"…Mobilizing our Community (Chapters and Members) to Build, Promote and Defend Trust on the Internet.”
08:30 – 08:45

Registration

08:45 – 09:00

Agenda Setting: Objectives and Expectations of the Day

- General overview of the 2019 African Chapters Advocacy Workshop
- Introduction of 2019 fellows and Chapters’ representatives
Presenter: Victor Ndonnang, Internet Society
09:00 – 09:30

Opening Session

- Welcome remarks - Dawit Bekele, Internet Society and Moctar Yedaly, AUC
- Global and regional perspectives of the Internet Society’s Chapters Workshops - Christine Saegesser, Internet Society
- Remarks from the Internet Society Chapters’ Advisory Council - Lillian Nalwoga
- Opening remarks - Joyce Dogniez, Internet Society
Moderator: Victor Ndonnang, Internet Society
09:30 – 10:30

Advocacy Training Session

This session will provide chapters’ representatives with skills and techniques for better and impactful advocacy at the local level.

Panelists:
- Ceren Unal, Internet Society
- Verengai Mabika, Internet Society
Moderator: Evelyn Namara, Internet Society
10:30 – 11:00

Group Photo & Coffee/Tea Break

Moderator: Marsema Tariku, Internet Society
11:00 – 12:30

Advocacy Use Cases

This session will discuss Internet Society’s 2019 Initiatives, campaigns and

- Applying Advocacy skills and techniques to Internet Society’s 2019 campaigns, projects and activities - Evelyn Namara, Internet Society
- Local experiences and best practices: chapters’ representatives
Moderator: Victor Ndonnang, Internet Society
12:30 – 14:00

Networking & Lunch

Moderator: Marsema Tariku, Internet Society
14:00 – 15:00

Post-Workshop Projects and Activities - Group Work

This session will discuss in groups concrete projects and activities that Fellows can implement with the local chapter to support ISOC’s 2019 Action plan in general and “Building Trust” focus area in particular.
Moderators: African Regional Bureau Staff; Evelyn Namara, Internet Society
15:00 – 15:45

Tools, Resources and Funding Opportunities for Chapters

This session will present the tools, resources and funding opportunities that the Internet Society provides to support Chapters’ projects and activities implementation.
Presenter/Moderator: Victor Ndonnang, Internet Society
15:45 – 16:15

Networking & Coffee/Tea Break

Moderator: Marsema Tariku, Internet Society
16:15 – 17:00

Chapter Development and Management Session

This session will discuss Chapters’ Development and Management Issues.

- New Association Management System (AMS) – MemberNova
- Better Collaboration between Internet Society and chapters, among chapters
Moderator: Victor Ndonnang, Internet Society
17:00 – 17:30

Closing Session

- Wrap Up and Action Items
- African Chapters’ Joint Statement
- Closing Remarks - Dawit Bekele, Internet Society
- Certificates Handover & Closing Group Picture
Moderator: Victor Ndonnang, Internet Society
17:30 – 18:30

Closing Cocktail

Moderator: Marsema Tariku, Internet Society
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Time

Monday 08 April 2019 –

Thursday 11 April 2019

Location

African Union Commission (AUC)

Meeting Room for all the sessions:
African Union Commission New Conference Center
Small Conference Hall 4

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

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