November 18 - 19, 2021

14:00 - 18:00 UTC

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A two-half days summit of talks about digital inclusion and impact on Internet governance

NASIG is an in-depth capacity building event that focuses on teaching the development and application of the shared principles, norms, rules, policies, decision-making procedures and organizations that shape the evolution and use of the Internet. Additionally, NASIG seeks to empower the next generation of Internet leaders.

NASIG 2021 will be held virtually on November 18th and 19th, 2021.

Doors open at 13:30. The programas starts at 14:00 til 18:00 UTC.

Please register today. NASIG is open to everyone from anywhere.

Theme: Towards an Inclusive, Trusted, and Resilient Internet

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began it has been evident that the Internet has been the main approach to keep the World connected. The sectors in charge of guaranteeing a secure, stable, interoperable with continuous access have managed to meet the demand. However, the pandemic has uncovered the evidence: "not everyone is connected". Other natural disasters (earthquakes, floods, hurricanes, typhoons, etc.) have exacerbated the situation.

Who are the key actors in having the Internet up and running? What are the measures or plans in place to resolve the lack of access to broadband for some communities? Have the Internet Service Providers been capable of maintaining the Internet resilient and meet the demands of society? ....

Through this program, the panelists will provide the audience with their insights and initiatives. Ways in which the audience can contribute to overcoming some key issues will be suggested. We encourage participants to review our list of resources under Reading References and bring their questions to the sessions.

Previous Schools

NASIG 2018

NASIG 2018 Group Picture

NASIG 2019

NASIG 2019 Group picture

School Staff

Academic Affairs

Glenn McKnight

International Affairs

Joan Kerr

Public Relations