|Event Date/Time: Apr 22, 2012||End Date/Time: Apr 24, 2012|
Come to address issues that will shape the Internetâ€™s future, as we consider how to preserve an Internet responsive to all stakeholders while extending access to the Internetâ€™s power as an engine for education and economic growth.
* How will billions of new users transform the Internet?
* What structures and policies will catalyse economic growth and wealth creation?
* What are the opportunities and challenges for the exercise of human rights online?
* What intellectual property concepts are most appropriate for the 21st century?
* What impacts will there be on society given an Internet on which â€œnothing ever goes away?â€
* When does IPv6 become a reality, and how?
In what ways is social media changing the very essence of human interaction?
Come for the pre-conference workshops for Chapter members and delegates, gain new skills and see the latest developments and resources available. Take advantage of this special opportunity to learn and share with peers around the globe.
Come to connect, collaborate and share, with the Internet leaders of today and tomorrow. Meet and network with policy makers, technologists, government representatives, business executives and individuals from around the globe. Learn how they are addressing Internet issues in your regions.
Come to Celebrate! Join us in marking our 20th anniversary, as our inaugural class of honorees is inducted into the Societyâ€™s new Internet Hall of Fame, highlighting the history and personal stories of the Internetâ€™s pioneers â€“ past, present, and future. It is all happening at the Awards Gala on 23 April.