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CAIGF 2017 Agenda

 

The second annual Central Asia IGF will address these issues through a two-day program of plenary sessions and workshops focused on the following themes and issues:

 

Day 1

Second Floor - Ayni Hall
8:00 - 9:00Registration of Participants
Moderator Mahmudjon Saraev
9:00 - 09.30Welcoming speeches

  • Welcoming message of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Tajikistan to the Forum
  • Communications Service under the Government of Tajikistan
  • Mr. Ilhom Abdullaev, Open Society Institute - Assistance Foundation in Tajikistan (OSIAF)
  • Ms. Parvina Ibodova, Public Fund Civil Internet Policy Initiative (CIPI)
09.30 - 10:30International Partners on Internet Governance Introductory Remarks

  • Mr. Michael Yakushev, Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) Download
  • Mr. Frédéric Donck, Internet Society (ISOC)
  • Mr. Vint Cerf, Google (video message)
  • Ms. Sheen Handoo, Facebook
  • Mr. Nuritdin Muhitdinov, Regional Commonwealth in the field of Communications (RCC) Download
10.30 - 11:00Coffee break
11:00 - 12:30Plenary Session: Internet Governance in Central Asia

  • Representative of Tajikistan
  • Representative of Kazakhstan
  • Marat Torobekov, Security Council of the Kyrgyz Republic
  • Rafal Rohozinski, CEO “SecDev Group”, Senior fellow for Future Conflict and CyberSecurity at IISS
  • Maarit Palovirta, “Аnalysis of the result of blocking content on the Internet”, research materials from Internet. Download
  • Andrey Romanov, .ru/.рф National Domain Coordination Centre, “How multi-stakeholder governance is implemented in the region?” Download
12:30 - 13:30Lunch (Rudaki Restaurant)
Second Floor- Ayni Hall9th floor - Kuhiston Hall
ModeratorTattu MambetalievaAsomiddin Atoev
13:30 - 15:00Unlocking the promise of digital economy: national strategies and regional cooperation

  • Oleg Petrov, The World Bank Group, “Landlocked to Land-Linked: Connecting Central Asia to the Global Digital Economy” Download
  • Ankhi Das, Director of Public Policy for Facebook in India and South & Central Asia
  • Irina Baikulova, Public Fund CIIP, Kyrgyzstan, “TazaKoom: Digital Transformation Programe 2040”
  • Aleksandr Donoc, Moldova Download

Discussion

Cyber Security

  • Suhrob Safarov, Head of CyberSecurity Division of the General Prosecutor of the Republic of Tajikistan
  • Arman Abdrasilov, Centre for Analysis and Investigation of Cyber Attacks (Cybersec.Kz), Kazakhstan
  • Roman Kononov, Director of the Centre of Information Security, Kyrgyzstan, “Experience of Kyrgyzstan in Cybersecurity” Download
  • Andrii Pazyuk, Ukraine Download

Discussion

15:00 - 15:30Coffee break
Second Floor- Ayni Hall9th floor - Kuhiston Hall
15:30 - 17:00Unlocking the promise of digital economy: national strategies and regional cooperation(continuation)

  • Vahan Khovsepyan, External Relations Officer of RIPE NCC, Director of ARMIX Foundation Download
  • Maksim Burtikov, RIPE NCC “New view to Ipv6 technology”
  • Azam Kholmatov, Digital economy division, Research Institute of Economy and Demography of the Academy of Sciences of Tajikistan
  • Mahinakhon Sulaimonova, Director of “Neksigol Mushovir”, ICT for Agriculture development Download

Discussion

Cyber Security (continuation)

  • Vladimir Svanadze, Chairperson of the Board of Internet Development Initiative, Georgia Download
  • Yuri Kargapalov, UANIC Download
  • Anatoly Matveev, CERT.BY - TBC
  • Faig Farmanov, Director CERT.KZ, “Cybersecurity in Azerbaijan: Threats and Challenges”

Discussion

17:30 - 20:00Tour to the Hisor TowerDinner in the “Shomi Qal’a” (Sunset of Tower)

Day 2

Second Floor- Ayni Hall9th floor - Kuhiston Hall
ModeratorDilovar MunavvarovLola Olimova
9:00 - 10:30Regulation and Self-regulation of Internet

  • Ceren Unal, “Protection of privacy online”, Internet Society (ISOC) Download  
  • Akmal Davlatshoev, National approaches to Internet Governance
  • Sarkis Darbiyan, Russia Download
  • Gulmira Birjanova, Kazakhstan Download
  • Aleksey Kozluk, Republic of Belarus - TBC
  • Asomiddin Atoev, ICT4D expert,“Experience of Tajikistan on the Internet self-regulation”

Discussion

The Threats and Realities of cyber extremism in Central Asia

  • Ankhi Das, Director of Public Policy for Facebook in India and South & Central Asia
  • Mikhail Anisimov, .RU/.РФ. National Domain Coordination Centre “The Digital Hygiene and public norms role in countering extremism online” Download
  • Yulia Denissenko, Director of Public Association for Religious Study Centres, Kazakhstan, “Reality of information countering of extremism online”
  • Vafobek Barombekov, Professor, Head of Sociology department at the Tajik National University Download

Discussion

10:30 - 11:00Coffee break
Second Floor- Ayni Hall9th floor - Kuhiston Hall
ModeratorMuhammadi IbodulloevLola Olimova
11:00 - 12:30Workshop on Internet traffic Exchange Point (IXP)

  • Maarit Palovirta, Manager for partnership development in Europe, Internet Society (ISOC) Download ,
  • Rustam Kosimov, Director of the Public Fund “Internet”, Tajikistan
  • Khisrav Sodikov, Chairperson of TARENA, Perspectives of IXP for Tajikistan Download
  • Vahan Khovsepyan, External Relations Officer of RIPE NCC, Director of ARMIX Foundation, Armenia Download

Discussion

The Threats and Realities of cyber extremism in Central Asia

  • Mahrambek Anvarzod, Religious Study Centre under the President of Tajikistan - TBC
  • Saidahmad Qalandarov, IWPR Expert on inter-confessional relations
  • Asel Janabaeva, Editor of the Project “Factchecking”, Kazakhstan Download
  • Sherali Rizoyon, Head of Department at the Strategic Research Centre under the President of Tajikistan, “Threats of cyberextremism in Tajikistan: myths and reality”

Discussion

12:30 - 13:30Lunch (Rudaki Restaurant)
Second Floor- Ayni Hall
13:30 - 15:00Reports of Moderators andDevelopment of Recommendations
18:00Visiting Varzob Gorge