[seedig] SEEDIG at IGF 2017: Join our activities!

Michael J. Oghia mike.oghia at gmail.com
Tue Dec 12 20:23:05 CET 2017


Hi Sorina,

Indeed, thanks for clarifying! Regardless, I'll see members of the EC
throughout the week, let me know if you need anything.

Best,
-Michael

On Tue, Dec 12, 2017 at 7:57 PM, Sorina Teleanu <sorinat at diplomacy.edu>
wrote:

> Dear Michael,
>
> Thank you for the questions.
>
> First, the meeting does not appear in Sched because it is an informal
> meeting (i.e. not part of the IGF official programme). It will be held in a
> bilateral meeting room, and this is also the main reason why it was not
> scehduled during lunch break: all bilateral meeting rooms were already
> booked.
>
> We understand that there can be clashes in schedules. But this is
> inevitable at the IGF, with more than 10 sessions running in parallel.
> Members of the executive committee are also in this situation, and at least
> two of us will only be on the meeting partially.
>
> We trust in your and everyone else's understanding.
>
> Best regards,
>
> Sorina
>
>
>
> On 12 December 2017 at 16:17, Michael J. Oghia <mike.oghia at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>> Hi Sorina,
>>
>> Thank you for these updates and the newsletter (I look forward to
>> participating in the social media exercise you teased!).
>>
>> I have a question, though, about the timing of the informal session: how
>> did the EC decide on this time slot? I ask because I'd like to attend, but
>> that time slot clashes with the rest of the program (I will be reporting
>> during a session at that time, for instance). It isn't in the Sched either.
>> I'm curious why we didn't schedule a lunch meeting instead.
>>
>> Best,
>> -Michael
>>
>> On Tue, Dec 12, 2017 at 12:14 PM, Sorina Teleanu via seedig <
>> seedig at lists.rnids.rs> wrote:
>>
>>> Dear all,
>>>
>>> With the 12th IGF meeting less than a week away, we would like to remind
>>> you that SEEDIG will be present in Geneva, and involved in several
>>> activities.
>>>
>>> We have prepared a *newsletter* outlining these activities; please find
>>> it attached and online
>>> <http://seedig.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/SEEDIG@IGF2017.pdf>.
>>>
>>> Among them, we will host an *informal community meeting, on Wednesday,
>>> 20th December (9:00 – 10:30, room E.3023)*. If you are in Geneva, we
>>> would like to kindly invite you to join us, for an open discussion on
>>> issues such as the preparatory process for the Ljubljana meeting, our
>>> intersessional work, and plans for the years to come.
>>>
>>> We are also planning some social media activities, including some short,
>>> one question interviews with community members. Lianna and Sonia will
>>> approach you during the IGF and invite you to contribute to this exercise.
>>>
>>> Thank you, and we hope to see many of you in Geneva next week.
>>>
>>> Best regards,
>>>
>>> Sorina
>>> (on behalf of the executive committee)
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> P.S. Many thanks to those of you who have replied to our previous
>>> e-mails with details about their presence in Geneva.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>
>
>
> --
>
> *______________________________*
>
> *Sorina Teleanu*
>
> Digital Policy Senior Researcher | DiploFoundation
> Anutruf, Ground Floor | Hriereb Street | Msida, MSD 1675, Malta
> www.diplomacy.edu | www.giplatform.org | https://dig.watch
>
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