Internet Governance event on Thursday May 1, 2014 from 6:30-8:30

The local section of IEEE (an Engineering organisation) together with ISOC-TT (an Internet organisation) and TTNIC (a DNS registry) will host a forum on Internet Governance on campus on Thursday May 1, 2014, from 6.30pm-8.30pm, at Room 101, Faculty of Engineering Building.The forum is titled “Internet Governance: What it is and why you should care”. All interested persons are welcome to attend.

The Working Group on Internet Governance (IG) has defined Internet governance as “the development and application by governments, the private sector and civil society, in their respective roles, of shared principles, norms, rules, decision-making procedures, and programs that shape the evolution and use of the Internet”.

In this forum, Internet governance will be explained and the views of various stakeholders will be presented.


6.30pm-6.40pm Welcome and introductions Dr. Patrick Hosein, Chair of the Computer and Communications Society of the TT IEEE Section
6.40pm-7pm A Civil Society perspective of Internet Governance Ms. Cintra Sooknanan, Chair of the TT Chapter of the Internet Society (ISOC)
7pm-7.20pm A Government perspective of Internet Governance Mr. Tracy Hackshaw, Vice Chair, Governmental Advisory Committee, ICANN
7.20pm-7.40pm The Multi-Stakeholder Model with examples Ms. Jacqueline Morris, Member of the TTNIC Multi-Stakeholder Advisory Group
7.40pm-8pm ICANN activities in the Caribbean Region Albert Daniels, ICANN Global Stakeholder Engagement Manager for the Caribbean
8pm-8.05pm Vote of thanks and closing remarks Mr. Kevon Andrews, Vice Chair of the Computer and Communications Society of the TT IEEE Section

For further information please contact the IEEETT CCS Secretary at


IEETT – Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Trinidad and Tobago Section

CCS –  Computer and Communications Society

ISOC-TT – Internet Society Trinidad and Tobago Section

TTNIC – Trinidad and Tobago Network Information Centre