[Icann-see] ICANN SEE / SEEDIG meeting, ICANN53 Buenos Aires, 23 June - Notes

Lianna Galstyan lianna at magic.am
Fri Jun 26 09:10:19 CEST 2015


Dear Jean-Jacques,

Thank you very much for sharing this information with all of us.

I hope the SEEDIG baby will grow and have firm ground in the future
regardless the location and other challenges of further meetings.

Best regards,
Lianna

On Fri, June 26, 2015 9:58 am, Jean-Jacques Sahel wrote:
> Dear all,
> This is an informal note of the main points raised during the meeting of
> the ICANN South Eastern Europe group on Tuesday 23 June. Many thanks to
> all of those who could join us that day!
>
>
> 1.       Stocktake of Eurodig in Sofia (4-5 June 2015)
>
>
> a.       Thanks were given to Iliya Bazlyankov for his excellent hosting
> of Eurodig in Sofia, and Wolf and Sandra in the Eurodig organising team.
>
>
>
> b.      There was a slight decrease in numbers compared to the 2014
> Berlin event, but it was expected. In terms of numbers, Sofia had 500
> registrations and around 360 showed up. We will need to count for
> increasing 'no shows' in future.
>
>
>
> c.       Next year in Brussels should be big - expecting 1000 people
>
>
>
> d.      SEEDIG was the nicest surprise; very well done by the organising
> committee, with an open process, encouraging participation; excellent
> performance and we look forward to see this baby growing. There are some
> opinions that when Eurodig goes next to Western Europe, SEEDIG stays
> east. Sorina will coordinate local consultation on this matter; the
> region must decide on the next location. That said, the Eurodig
> organisation would appreciate if we keep the process in line with
> Eurodig; like Eurodig, the planning processs for SEEDIG could start as
> soon as this year's event is over. Call for Eurodig proposals will be
> starting in October a priori; and we can combine it with a call for
> SEEDIG proposals, keeping it in an open and inclusive way - that's one of
> the success factors of Eurodig and now SEEDIG. SEEDIG can be one of the
> milestones linking to Eurodig in Brussels.
>
>
>
> e.       The results of Eurodig Sofia will feed into the global IGF in
> November
>
>
>
>
> f.        Eurodig 2017 will be the 10th anniversary of Eurodig, and the
> Estonian Government has confirmed their intention to host, which will be
> a good signal to go from West to North-East Europe.
>
>
>
> g.       In future, we need to remain active, reflect on what can be done
> better, especially in terms of format. For example, two plenaries were
> not really Eurodig-like: too many panellists, not inviting the audience
> to participate at an early stage, etc. In Brussels next year, we will
> also need strong moderation to ensure that speakers do not monopolise the
> discussion.
>
>
>
> h.      A suggestion was made to propose to the European Commission to
> hold their EC High Level Group on Internet Governance (HLIG) during the
> same week of Eurodig in order to ensure that senior government officials
> are present.
>
>
>
> Action point: Jean-Jacques and/or Wolf to ask EC about holding a future
> HLIG to coincide with the next Eurodig.
>
>
>
>
> 2.       SEEDIG
> The challenge is to build on this year's success. The mailing list should
> decide on future location and timing. Some ideas were brought up, as
> follows:
>
>
>
>
> a.       Location: Perhaps having SEEDIG in Brussels together with
> Eurodig is not a good idea as it will be difficult for most in the SEE
> community to attend; but we should keep a strong link to and develop
> synergies with Eurodig. Serbia was mentioned as a possible location, as
> they already have an advanced multi-stakeholder structure working.
>
>
>
> b.      Budget: If SEEDIG stays in the region, we will need to find
> funds, as this year we could count on the wider infrastructure of Eurodig
> in order to finance most of the organisation and logistics. If we
> approach business for funding, we will need strong institutional support
> and recognition from Eurodig and ICANN (it was noted that at the
> beginning of Eurodig, it had 'patronage' from EBU, Swiss Ofcom, and the
> Council of Europe, which helped ensure its initial success).
>
>
>
>
> ACTION POINT: Wolf, Jean-Jacques, Dusan, Sorina and any others interested
> to discuss practical aspects of legalities and ways to officially support
> funding organisation.
>
>
>
> c.       Linking up to Eurodig: We should consider bringing some SEE
> people to Eurodig to feed into the wider European discussions.
>
> We will post these notes shortly on the ICANN Wiki Space :
> https://community.icann.org/display/SEE/Southern+East+Europe+Workspace+Ho
> me
>
> Kind regards,
> Jean-Jacques
>
>
> Vice-President, Europe
> ICANN
>
>
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