#NetGov Events & Opportunities Calendar 2018

Month

Date

Location

Event/Opportunity Website Link

Comments

January

Call for Applications on rolling basis

Toronto, Canada (WEOG)

The RightsCon Young Leaders Summit (RightsCon pre-event opportunity)

Apply as soon as possible!

Call for Applications deadline 11 January

Online (WEOG, EEG)

Proposal for online campaigns that tackle violent extremism

Are you a civil society that wants to set up an online campaign to tackle violent extremism? Apply for funding now!

Call for Applications

Deadline 15 January

Washington DC, US (WEOG)

Cyber South School on Internet Governance

Fellowships and partial fellowships available (not including travel)

Call for Applications open from

1 January - 28 February

Bangkok, Thailand (APAC)

Asia-Pacific School on Internet Governance (APSIG)

All-inclusive Fellowships available!

Call for Applications open from

1 January - 30 March

Meissen, Germany (WEOG)

European Summer School on Internet Governance (EuroSSIG)

Fellowships available for global applications (does not include all travel)

Call for Applications open from 9 January - 25 January

Berlin, Germany (WEOG)

Workshop: Turn to Artificial Intelligence in Governing Communication Online

Call for Applications open from 17 January - 23 February

Panama (GRULAC)

NextGen@ICANN

All-inclusive Fellowships available!

18-19 January

Eger, Hungary (WEOG)

2018 IEEE International Conference on Future IoT Technologies

19 January

Honolulu, Hawaii (WEOG)

IEEE Summit on Communications Futures

20-26 January

The Netherlands (WEOG)

E-health week The Netherlands

22-25 January

Orlando, Florida, USA (WEOG)

IoT Evolution Expo

30 January

Brussels, Belgium (WEOG)

Tackling Fake News About the EU 

Registration opens begin January. Brainstorming and Planning to be included in EU Commission Public Consultation on Fake News

30 January

Madrid, Spain (WEOG)

Newsocracy

Call for Applications open from

10 January - 30 January

Online, Local communities

Digital Grassroots Ambassadors Program

Apply as soon as possible. For Youth between 14 and 29 years. Global.

February

1 February

Tbilisi, Georgia (WEOG)

EuroDIG preparation meeting

Get involved and help set the agenda!

3-4 February

Brussels, Belgium (WEOG)

Fosdem

FOSDEM is a free event for software developers to meet, share ideas and collaborate. No registration needed!

6 February

Online

Safer Internet Day

Call for Applications

Early bird Deadline 15 February

Geneva, Switzerland (WEOG)

Geneva Summer School on Internet Law

Attend the Geneva Summer School (June) on Internet Law and learn about the World Wide Web in the birthplace of the World Wide Web!

15-16 February

Gdansk, Poland (WEOG)

Free European Media

19 - 28 February

Kathmandu, Nepal (APAC)

Asia Pacific Regional Internet Conference on Operational Technologies (APRICOT)

21-22 February

San Juan, Puerto Rico (WEOG)

Capacity Caribbean 2018

26-28 February

Ottawa, Canada (WEOG)

Global Internet and Jurisdiction Conference 2018

27 February

Ottawa, Canada (WEOG)

2018 Physical and Cyber Security Conference

March

6-7 March

Berlin, Germany (WEOG)

CEE Peering Days

10-15 March

San Juan, Puerto Rico (WEOG)

ICANN61

13-15 March

Barcelona, Spain (WEOG)

Advanced Factories 2018

14-15 March

Lisbon, Portugal (WEOG)

The Industrial IoT Strategies Summit

17 March

London, UK (WEOG

The Media Democracy Festival 2018

19 March

London, UK (WEOG)

Future Foreign Policy 2018

19-21 March

Funchal, Madeira, Portugal (WEOG)

International Conference on Internet of Things, Big Data and Security

20-21 March

Rio de Janeiro, Brasil (GRULAC)

Capacity Latam 2018

25 March

Berlin, Germany (WEOG)

Workshop: Turn to Artificial Intelligence in Governing Communication Online

April

Call for Applications

Deadline 15 April

Geneva, Switzerland (WEOG)

Geneva Summer School on Internet Law

Attend the Geneva Summer School (June) on Internet Law and learn about the World Wide Web in the birthplace of the World Wide Web!

11 April

Brussels, Belgium (WEOG)

EU Data Innovation Day

26-27 April

Cardiff, UK (WEOG)

The Second European Multidisciplinary Conference on Global Internet Governance Actors, Regulations, Transactions and Strategies

29 April - 11 May

Dakar, Senegal (Africa)

Africa Internet Summit

30 April - 2 May

Washington DC, US (WEOG)

Cyber South School on Internet Governance

May

15 May

Toronto, Canada (WEOG)

RightsCon Young Leaders Summit

16-18 May

Toronto, Canada (WEOG)

RightsCon 

22 May

Ljubljana, Slovenia (EEG)

SEEDIG pre-event

23-24 May

Ljubljana, Slovenia (EEG)

SEEDIG

27-29 May

Sitges, Barcelona, Spain (WEOG)

HIMSS Europe 18 & Health 2.0 Conference

June

5-6 June

Tbilisi, Georgia (WEOG)

EuroDIG

11-13 June

New York, USA (WEOG)

World Blockchain Forum

16-19 June

San Francisco, USA (WEOG)

Blockchain Economic Forum

27-28 June

Amsterdam, The Netherlands (WEOG)

IoT Tech Expo Europe 2018

July

8 - 13 July

Bangkok, Thailand (APAC)

Asia-Pacific School on Internet Governance (APSIG)

Deadline has passed, Applications are closed.

13 July

Montreal, Canada (WEOG)

ICANN DNS Symposium

27 July

Washington DC, US (WEOG)

IGF-USA 2018

29 July - 4 August

Meissen, Germany (WEOG)

European Summer School on Internet Governance (EuroSSIG)

Deadline has passed. Applications are closed.

TBC

TBC

Africa Domain Name System

August

13 - 16 August

Port Vila, Vanuatu (APAC)

APrIGF & Asia Pacific Youth IGF

September

3-5 September

London, UK (WEOG)

World Blockchain Forum

12 September

Online

YCIG Elections: Check-in Procedure

Election Cycle opens. Steering Committee announces to the YCIG Membership that elections shall take place via the YCIG mailing list. The Steering Committee shall initiate the check-in procedure (see: Ch. V, Article V: D.1-3) as well as issue an open call for the Election Committee (see: Ch. V, Article III).

26 September

Online

YCIG Elections:

Election Committee announced

28 September

Online

YCIG Elections:

Call for Nominations to the Steering Committee

Election Committee open the call  for nominations to the Steering Committee, which will extend for the duration of two (2) weeks.

October

6-21 October

EU-wide

EU Code Week

12 October

Online

YCIG Elections:

Deadline for Nominations

13 October

Online

YCIG Elections:

Candidate announcements

Election Committee announces the candidates to the YCIG membership via the YCIG mailing list.

20 October

Online

YCIG Elections:

Voting closes

21 October

Online

YCIG Elections:

Election Results

The Election Committee shall announce the newly elected Steering Committee, including both new SC members and any re-elected SC members, via the YCIG mailing list prior to the annual YCIG meeting at the global IGF.

TBC

Africa-wide

Africa Code Week

November

1 November

Online

YCIG Elections:

Transition meeting

The Old Board and New Board meet online and transition admin materials and answer questions

6-7 November

Brussels, Belgium (WEOG)

EuroPCOM

12-14 November

Paris, France (WEOG)

IGF YCIG Session (TBC)

December

10 December

Online/in your neighbourhood

Human Rights Day - No Hate Speech Movement