Africa Internet Summit 2021 (AIS’21) Online

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The Internet Society joined the Africa Internet Summit (AIS), an annual regional multi-stakeholder ICT conference.

This year’s event took place from 30 May to 4 June 2021, online under the theme: Shaping Africa’s Digital Future. AIS’21 hoped to draw business and tech experts and their communities to share ideas on how to build a strong and stable Internet for everyone in the continent. 

The virtual event hoped to raise awareness on IPv6 and articulate why the future of Africa’s Internet depends on its deployment. It equally offered participants the opportunity to learn how to participate in AFRINIC’s Policy Development Process (PDP) and to better appreciate Internet numbering policy in Africa and beyond.

Internet Society Activities @AIS’21

31 May 2021, 9:05-9:25 UTC
Keynote speech at AfNOG – Dawit Bekele, Regional Vice President – Africa

31 May 2021, 10:00-10:30 UTC
Working for an open, globally-connected, secure and trustworthy Internet for Everyone in Africa during difficult times – Israel Bionyi, Communications and Outreach Manager – Africa

1 June 2021, 9:50-11:30 UTC
Af* Organisational Updates session – Verengai Mabika, Senior Policy Advisor – Africa

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Date and Time

Sunday 30 May 2021 –

Friday 04 June 2021