PAKISTAN SCHOOL ON INTERNET GOVERNANCE (pkSIG) 2018

03 – 06 September, 2018

Regent Plaza, Karachi

 

TENTATIVE Programme

Day 01                                    03rd September 2018                               MONDAY

Registration

  0900-0930 hrs

OPENING SESSION                                                                                                         0930-1030 hrs

Opening Speech

Mr. Parvez Iftikhar

Chair, pkSIG Steering Committee

 

Welcome Remarks

Mr. Danish Lakhani

CEO, Cybernet

 

TEA BREAK

1030-1100 hrs

SESSION– I                                                                                                                                  

Internet Governance – Introduction, History & Principles

Mr. Fouad Bajwa

Internet Governance and Public Policy Advisor, Visiting Fellow CPPG

1100-1200 hrs

SESSION– II

Introduction to I* Organizations

Mr. Fahd Batayneh

Manager, Global Stakeholder Engagement, Middle East ICANN

Waqas Hassan
President, Internet Society Pakistan Islamabad Chapter

1200-1330 hrs

Lunch

1330-1430 hrs

SESSION– III                                                           

Internet and Digital Divide

Mr. Tom Chottayil Varghese

Manager, Connectivity and Access Policy

Facebook

1430-1530 hrs

Tea Break

1530-1600 hrs

ROLE PLAY SESSION– A                                                              

IP Addressing System

Mr. Ihtisham Khalid

FAST-NUCEUS

1600-1700 hrs

SOCIAL DINNER hosted by Facebook at 1900 hrs

 

 

 

Day 02                                    04th September 2018                               TUESDAY

SESSION– IV                                                                                                                                

Securing the Internet of Things (IoT)

Mr. Naveed Haq
Manager Development, Internet Society (ISOC) Asia-PacificMr. Zakir Syed
ICT Consultant

0930-1030 hrs

TEA BREAK

1030-1100 hrs

SESSION– V

Cyber Security – The new frontier

Mr. Ahmed Bakhat

Deputy Director (Cyber Security), PTA

Mr. Ismail

SSN Skies

1100-1200 hrs

SESSION– VI

Internet Accessibility for Persons with Disabilities

Mr. Muhammad Shabbir Awan
Board Member, Internet Society Pakistan Islamabad Chapter

1200-1330 hrs

Lunch

1330-1430 hrs

SESSION– VII                                                          

CERTs: A case study of MyCERT

Representative, Malaysian CERT

(Remote Lecture) / Mubashir Sargana

1430-1530 hrs

SESSION– VIII                                                         

ICTs as enabler of SDGs

Mr. Parvez Iftikhar

ICT Consultant

1530-1630 hrs

Tea Break

1630-1700 hrs

ROLEPLAY SESSION– A                                                               

Role Play Session

Moderator

Mr. Fouad Bajwa

Internet Governance and Public Policy Advisor, Visiting Fellow CPPG

1630-1730 hrs

 

 

 

Day 03                                    05th September 2018                           WEDNESDAY

SESSION– IX                                                                                                                               

Start up and SMEs in Pakistan

Mr. Shahjahan Chaudhary

Project Director, National Incubation Centre (NIC), Karachi

0930-1030 hrs

TEA BREAK

1030-1100 hrs

SESSION– X

Internationalized Domain Names (IDNs)

Dr. Sarmad Hussain

ICANN

Mr. Ahmed Bakhat Masood

Deputy Director (Cyber Security), PTA

1100-1200 hrs

SESSION– XI

Digital Landscape of Pakistan

Digital Financial Inclusion

Mr. Imad Memon

Director General (Licensing), PTA

Dr. Shahbaz Nasir
Deputy Director (Commercial Affairs), PTA 

1200-1330 hrs

Lunch

1330-1430 hrs

SESSION– XII                                              

Internet Infrastructure

Mr. Naveed Haq

Regional Development Manager, Asia-Pacific Internet Society (ISOC)

1430-1530 hrs

SESSION– XIII                                                         

Addressing Cyber Crimes in Pakistan

Mr. Muhammad Ahmed Zaeem

Deputy Director, Federal Investigation Agency (FIA)

1530-1630 hrs

 

 

 

Day 04                                    06th September 2018                           THURSDAY

SESSION– XIV                                                                                                                            

Internet Law and Policies

Ms. Nighat Dad
Executive Director, Digital Rights Foundation

0930-1030 hrs

TEA BREAK

1030-1100 hrs

SESSION– XV

Gender and Youth Empowerment

Ms. Jehan Ara

President, Pakistan Software Houses Association

1100-1200 hrs

SESSION– XVI

Internet Ecosystem in Pakistan

Mr. Maroof Shahani
Chief Operating Officer, Cyber Net

1200-1300 hrs

Lunch

1300-1400 hrs

SESSION– XVII                                           

Fellowships and Grant Opportunities

Mr. Waqas Hassan

President, Internet Society Islamabad Chapter

 

1400-1430 hrs

SESSION– XVIII                                                      

DEBATE

Societal Impact of Social Media

1430-1530 hrs

CLOSING CEREMONY                                                      

Open Discussion & Conclusion

Moderator

Mr. Parvez Iftikhar

1530 hrs

Closing Remarks by Chief Guest

Prof. Dr. Arshad Ali
Executive Director, Higher Education Commission of Pakistan

CERTIFICATE DISTRIBUTION & GROUP PHOTO