Upcoming Events in 2019


3-7 June in Thimphu, Bhutan
btNOG 6 

5-7 June in Berlin, Germany.
The third face-to-face 2019 Open Consultations and MAG Meeting 

6 June, 12 – 1:15
UN Headquarters, New York Building Productive Multi-Stakeholder Engagement @ UNIDIR Cyber Stability Conference
 The annual United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR) Cyber Stability Conference will held on June 6 at the UN Headquarters in New York. This year the conference will focus on “Strengthening Global Engagement” within context of the two Cybersecurity Processes that get underway this year in the UN – Open-Ended Working Group OEWG and the 6th UN Group of Governmental Experts GGE. Olaf Kolkman, Chief Internet Technology Officer, will be participating on the session titled, ” Building Productive Multi-Stakeholder Engagement.” 
How: To watch the event live, please click here.

12 – 13 June  St Georges, Grenada 
Radisson Grenada Beach Resort
 Caribbean Internet Peering and Interconnection Forum (CarPIF) 
What: Celebrating its fifth-year anniversary this year, CarPIF is a unique forum providing participants with regional as well as global insights on how the Caribbean can maximize the opportunities that can be derived for greater interconnection and peering between local, regional and international Internet service providers. The 2019 event will focus on expanding the human network as well as exploring new opportunities for Internet Exchange Point (IXP) expansion. For more information on the Forum, please contact Shernon Osepa at [email protected]
How: Register for CarPIF here.

9-21 June in Kampala, Uganda     
The Africa Internet Summit (AIS) 2019 

11-14 June in Tunis, Tunisia.
RightsCon 2019 

18-20 June in  Singapore.    
ConnecTechAsia 2019 

24-27 June in Marrakech, Morocco.     

26-28 June in Shanghai, China   
Mobile World Congress (MWC19) 


1-4 July. New Delhi, India  

8-10 July Bangkok        
Asia  Pacific School on Internet Governance (APSIG) 2019 

12 July in  Singapore.     

14 – 20 July in Meissen, Germany          
European Summer School on Internet Governance (EuroSSIG)

8-12 July.  Rabat, Morocco        
Middle East and Adjoining Countries School on IG 2019 (MEAC-SIG 2019)

16-19 July in Vladivostok,        
10th Asia Pacific Regional Internet Governance Forum (APrIGF)  

July 26, Washington, DC


20 – 22 August
10th Annual Africa Peering and Interconnection Forum (AfPIF)
 Where: Balaclava, Mauritius – Intercontinental Hotel
What: Annual event that convenes key infrastructure, service, and content providers to expand and develop African Internet.
How: Registration for the event is NOW OPEN.
 Click here to register.Sponsorship Opportunity: Build high level visibility and create new business opportunities within Africa, while supporting the sustainability of the forum, by sponsoring AfPIF. 



12 – 15 November
Indigenous Connectivity Summit
 Hawaii, United States – Grand Naniloa Hotel, Hilo
What: There are more than 20 million people in North America who lack access to fast, affordable and reliable Internet, many of which live in regions that include Indigenous populations. Each year, the community-led Indigenous Connectivity Summit brings together a diverse group of participants working towards a common goal: improving Internet access in Indigenous communities.
Sponsorship Opportunity: When it comes to connecting communities, everyone can help! Indigenous Connectivity Summit sponsors get a unique opportunity to support and connect with more than 200 Indigenous leaders, community network operators, Internet service providers, researchers and policy makers working to close the digital divide in North America. For more information about becoming a sponsor of the Indigenous Connectivity Summit, please contact Katie Watson Jordan at [email protected] and Sally Harvey at [email protected].