Day 0: PacINET
Conference of the Pacific Islands chapter of the Internet Society (PICISOC).
The annual conference of PICISOC will join the ISOC InterCommunity event for breakfast and the morning session. After this, presentations, discussions and panels will explore Pacific Islands Internet issues, with guests from around the Pacific Islands and the Pacific community joining to share experiences and discuss the Internet in the Pacific.
PacINET 2015 Programme
PacINET will join Jumpstart for the ISOC Intercommunity event to start the day.
Session 1: International and Regional Updates
This session will have updates from regional and international organisations work in the Pacific.
a. PICISOC Board – Jackson Miake, Maureen Hilyard(15 mins)
b. ISOC Update – Rajnesh Singh, Director ISOC Bureau, Singapore (15 mins)
c. USP FAIDP Review – Sakaio Manoa, USP Fiji (15 mins)
d. eGovernment in the Cook islands – Graham Hassall, Rowena Cullen – Victoria University, NZ (15 mins)
e. ICANN Update – Save Vocea, VP Stakeholder Engagement (15 mins)
(15 mins questions)
Session 2: Whats happening in the Pacific
This session will feature 15 minute presentations on initiatives from around the Pacific region.
1. What is ALAC? – Maureen Hilyard, Cook Islands (15 mins)
2. ISIF Awardee – Anonga Tisam – Cook Islands Maori Language (15 mins)
3. ISIF Awardee – Etuate Cocker – Auckland Uni/Tonga (15 mins)
4. Cyclone Pam – Jackson Miake – Vanuatu (15 mins)
5. Diplo Foundation study – Kasek Galgal – PNG(15 mins)
(15 mins questions)
Session 3: Whats happening in the Pacific and Wrap up(90 mins)
This session will feature 15 minute presentations on projects and initiatives from around the Pacific region.
1. Kylie Rawiri – Cook Islands (15 mins)
2. Navi Taka – Fij (15 mins)
3. Jon Brewer – New Zealand (15 mins)
4. James Fernando – New Zealand (15 mins)
5. Cherie Lagakali – Fiji (15 mins)
Wrapup: 15 minutes reviewing the day and discussing PacINET 2016.
Note: You can only attend ONE Day 0 event. You don’t need to register for the NetHui main event (Days 1 and 2) to attend a Day 0 event. Lunch not provided for Day 0.
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