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RIPE NCC Roundtable Meeting, Brussels, February 2014

The RIPE NCC Roundtable Meeting for Government and Regulators took place at the Hotel Le Plaza in Brussels, Belgium, on Wednesday, 19 February 2014.



Registration and Coffee
11:00-11:15 Welcome and Introduction

1Net and Other Developments in Internet Governance
Paul Rendek, RIPE NCC

A discussion of the events leading up to the meeting in Brazil this April, the involvement of the I* organisations and the newly formed /1Net initiative, and the goals and perspectives of the RIPE NCC and RIPE community.


The RIPE Cooperation Working Group: Looking Ahead
Alain Van Gaever, RIPE Cooperation Working Group Co-Chair

Formed in 2010, the RIPE Cooperation Working Group recently selected two new Co-Chairs, and is currently re-focusing on its role and priorities as the RIPE community's main channel of communication with the public sector. This presentation will provide an overview of those discussions.

12:30-14:00 Lunch

Update on RIPE/RIPE NCC European Union Engagement
Athina Fragkouli, RIPE NCC

RIPE community interest and engagement with the European Union has developed considerably in recent months - this presentation will provide an update on some of the recent discussions within the RIPE community concerning EU activities and initiatives.


ITU in 2014
Chris Buckridge, RIPE NCC

Events including the Plenipotentiary, the World Telecommunication Development Conference and the WSIS+10 Preparatory Meeting will ensure that 2014 is another very busy year for ITU participants. This presentation will outline the priorities for the RIPE NCC and RIPE community in this space.

15:30-16:00 Coffee break
16:00-17:00 Open discussion
17:00 Reception


Hotel Le Plaza
Boulevard Adolphe Max c118-126
B-1000 Brussels
Tel: +32 2 278 01 00
Fax: +32 2 278 01 01