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CAIGF 2017 Agenda


The second annual Central Asia IGF will address these issues through a two-day program of plenary sessions and workshops focused on the following themes and issues:


Day 1

Second Floor – Ayni Hall8:00 – 9:00Registration of ParticipantsModerator Mahmudjon Saraev9:00 – 09.30Welcoming speeches

Welcoming message of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Tajikistan to the ForumCommunications Service under the Government of TajikistanMr. Ilhom Abdullaev, Open Society Institute – Assistance Foundation in Tajikistan (OSIAF)Ms. Parvina Ibodova, Public Fund Civil Internet Policy Initiative (CIPI)09.30 – 10:30International Partners on Internet Governance Introductory Remarks

Mr. Michael Yakushev, Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) Download Mr. Frédéric Donck, Internet Society (ISOC) Mr. Vint Cerf, Google (video message)Ms. Sheen Handoo, Facebook Mr. Nuritdin Muhitdinov, Regional Commonwealth in the field of Communications (RCC) Download 10.30 – 11:00Coffee break11:00 – 12:30Plenary Session: Internet Governance in Central Asia

Representative of TajikistanRepresentative of KazakhstanMarat Torobekov, Security Council of the Kyrgyz RepublicRafal Rohozinski, CEO “SecDev Group”, Senior fellow for Future Conflict and CyberSecurity at IISSMaarit Palovirta, “Аnalysis of the result of blocking content on the Internet”, research materials from Internet. Download Andrey Romanov, .ru/.рф National Domain Coordination Centre, “How multi-stakeholder governance is implemented in the region?” Download 12:30 – 13:30Lunch (Rudaki Restaurant)Second Floor- Ayni Hall9th floor – Kuhiston HallModeratorTattu MambetalievaAsomiddin Atoev13:30 – 15:00Unlocking the promise of digital economy: national strategies and regional cooperation

Oleg Petrov, The World Bank Group, “Landlocked to Land-Linked: Connecting Central Asia to the Global Digital Economy” Download Ankhi Das, Director of Public Policy for Facebook in India and South & Central AsiaIrina Baikulova, Public Fund CIIP, Kyrgyzstan, “TazaKoom: Digital Transformation Programe 2040”Aleksandr Donoc, Moldova Download

DiscussionCyber Security

Suhrob Safarov, Head of CyberSecurity Division of the General Prosecutor of the Republic of TajikistanArman Abdrasilov, Centre for Analysis and Investigation of Cyber Attacks (Cybersec.Kz), KazakhstanRoman Kononov, Director of the Centre of Information Security, Kyrgyzstan, “Experience of Kyrgyzstan in Cybersecurity” Download Andrii Pazyuk, Ukraine Download

Discussion15:00 – 15:30Coffee breakSecond Floor- Ayni Hall9th floor – Kuhiston Hall15:30 – 17:00Unlocking the promise of digital economy: national strategies and regional cooperation(continuation)

Vahan Khovsepyan, External Relations Officer of RIPE NCC, Director of ARMIX Foundation Download Maksim Burtikov, RIPE NCC “New view to Ipv6 technology”Azam Kholmatov, Digital economy division, Research Institute of Economy and Demography of the Academy of Sciences of TajikistanMahinakhon Sulaimonova, Director of “Neksigol Mushovir”, ICT for Agriculture development Download

DiscussionCyber Security (continuation)

Vladimir Svanadze, Chairperson of the Board of Internet Development Initiative, Georgia Download Yuri Kargapalov, UANIC Download Anatoly Matveev, CERT.BY – TBCFaig Farmanov, Director CERT.KZ, “Cybersecurity in Azerbaijan: Threats and Challenges”

Discussion17:30 – 20:00Tour to the Hisor TowerDinner in the “Shomi Qal’a” (Sunset of Tower)

Day 2

Second Floor- Ayni Hall9th floor – Kuhiston HallModeratorDilovar MunavvarovLola Olimova9:00 – 10:30Regulation and Self-regulation of Internet

Ceren Unal, “Protection of privacy online”, Internet Society (ISOC) Download  Akmal Davlatshoev, National approaches to Internet GovernanceSarkis Darbiyan, Russia Download Gulmira Birjanova, Kazakhstan Download Aleksey Kozluk, Republic of Belarus – TBCAsomiddin Atoev, ICT4D expert,“Experience of Tajikistan on the Internet self-regulation”

DiscussionThe Threats and Realities of cyber extremism in Central Asia

Ankhi Das, Director of Public Policy for Facebook in India and South & Central AsiaMikhail Anisimov, .RU/.РФ. National Domain Coordination Centre “The Digital Hygiene and public norms role in countering extremism online” Download Yulia Denissenko, Director of Public Association for Religious Study Centres, Kazakhstan, “Reality of information countering of extremism online”Vafobek Barombekov, Professor, Head of Sociology department at the Tajik National University Download

Discussion10:30 – 11:00Coffee breakSecond Floor- Ayni Hall9th floor – Kuhiston HallModeratorMuhammadi IbodulloevLola Olimova11:00 – 12:30Workshop on Internet traffic Exchange Point (IXP)

Maarit Palovirta, Manager for partnership development in Europe, Internet Society (ISOC) Download , Rustam Kosimov, Director of the Public Fund “Internet”, TajikistanKhisrav Sodikov, Chairperson of TARENA, Perspectives of IXP for Tajikistan Download Vahan Khovsepyan, External Relations Officer of RIPE NCC, Director of ARMIX Foundation, Armenia Download

DiscussionThe Threats and Realities of cyber extremism in Central Asia

Mahrambek Anvarzod, Religious Study Centre under the President of Tajikistan – TBCSaidahmad Qalandarov, IWPR Expert on inter-confessional relationsAsel Janabaeva, Editor of the Project “Factchecking”, Kazakhstan Download Sherali Rizoyon, Head of Department at the Strategic Research Centre under the President of Tajikistan, “Threats of cyberextremism in Tajikistan: myths and reality”

Discussion12:30 – 13:30Lunch (Rudaki Restaurant)Second Floor- Ayni Hall13:30 – 15:00Reports of Moderators andDevelopment of Recommendations18:00Visiting Varzob Gorge