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Africa Internet Summit (AIS) 2017

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The Africa Internet Summit (AIS) is the pinnacle multi-stakeholder event combining, workshops, conferences and networking for the internet Industry. The annual summit attracts every year internationally renowned Instructors, Experts and Speakers to share the latest innovations and best practices in the Internet industry.

Launched in Gambia in 2012, the Summit consists of seminars, workshops, tutorials, conference sessions, birds-of-a-feather (BOFs), and other forums for sharing ICT knowledge within the African region.

The Internet Society will be present in Nairobi, Kenya for the 2 weeks teaching, networking, discussing and shaping the future of ICT in Africa. At AIS 2017 the Internet Society will try and look amongst other at the opportunities of Securing the African Internet Infrastructure. 

Internet Society activities @AIS

  • Facilitation of courses at the AfNOG workshops
  • Discussions with various Network Operator Group  (NOGs)
  • Community Networks workshop (22-24 May)
  • Second Summit on Community Networks in Africa (25-26 May)
  • Visit to Community Networks in Nairobi (27-28 May)
  • AF-IX meeting (28 May)
  • Hackathon @AIS (27 and 28 May)
  • BCOP Hackathon (30 May)
  • Presentation at the AfNOG technical conference (30 May)
  • Launch of papers (30 May):
    • Guidelines on Internet Infrastructure Security
    • Internet and Economy
  • ISOC members @AIS cocktail (30 May)
  • Youth Workshop: Keep It On (by invitation only)
  • Working Women’s Dinner 
  • Bilateral meetings with high officials and experts in the Internet Industry
  • Presentation to the AIS Newcomers session about the Internet Society 
  • Meeting with ISOC Kenyan Chapter

For more information about the event, please visit: Africa Internet Summit 2017

The Internet Society @AIS 2016