ISOC Overview and ISOC Canada

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  • Founded in 1992, by Internet pioneers The Internet Society is the world's trusted independent source of leadership for Internet policy, technology standards, and future development.  More than simply advancing technology, we work to ensure the Internet continues to grow and evolve as a platform for innovation, economic development, and social progress for people around the world. With offices in Washington, D.C, USA, and Geneva, Switzerland, we work to ensure that the Internet and the web that is built on it:   Continues to develop as an open platform that empowers people to share ideas and connect in new and innovative ways Serves the economic, social, and educational needs of individuals throughout the world – today and in the future We are also organizational home of the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF), the premier Internet standards-setting body. The Internet Society supports the evolution of the Internet through technical expertise, capacity building and innovation. The Internet Society 02/04/13
  • The Internet Society: Encourages open development of standards, protocols, administration. Enables economic growth in developing countries through education and training Fosters participation and and develops new leaders in areas important to the evolution of the Internet. Provides reliable information about the Internet. Leads and facilitates discussion of issues that affect Internet evolution and developments. The Internet Society 02/04/13
  • Flowing from our Vision and Mission, the Strategic Objectives of the Internet Society are to: Foster an open, innovative, and trusted Internet worldwide. We are committed to advancing the underlying open and interoperable architecture of the Internet, and its distributed and collaborative means of management and development, as these principles are essential for fostering a stable, open, and trusted Internet upon which innovation can flourish. Advance policies and strategies that strengthen the Internet. We aim to educate and inform policy makers, civil society, industry, and others so they join us in advancing Internet policies and strategies that uphold the critical principles of openness, user-centricity, and stakeholder participation. Enable a vibrant organization and vital global community to advance the Internet. We strive to further engage members, chapters, and the public to maximize our collective impact, as well as to help a new generation of Internet leaders, contributors, and innovators emerge. Empower people through unencumbered Internet use. We aim to advance the access and use of the Internet on an open, non-discriminatory basis, and empower individuals and communities, including the vulnerable and underserved, to maximize the transformative opportunities the Internet enables. The Internet Society 02/04/13
  • The Internet Society works globally, across the broad range of policy, technology, and development, which allows it to bring unique perspectives and insight about how to address some of the significant issues facing the Internet today. The Internet Society 02/04/13
  • The African Peering and Interconnection Forum (AfPIF) is an excellent example of the kinds of events the Internet Society supports, implemented for the benefit of a specific audience, addressing a targeted regional need. AfPIF, begun in 2010, is hosted annually, and provides a unique opportunity for learning and networking with the goal of growing Internet infrastructure and services in Africa. The Internet Society 02/04/13
  • Through World IPv6 Launch, begun on 6 June 2012, thousands of major Internet service providers (ISPs), home networking equipment manufacturers, and web companies around the world are coming together to permanently enable IPv6 for their products and services. Organized by the Internet Society, and building on the successful one-day World IPv6 Day held on 8 June 2011. The Internet Society 02/04/13
  • The Internet Society 02/04/13
  • The Internet Society also supports diverse projects at the local level, participation in global fora, and recognizes leaders on important issues around the world. These include: Provide educational opportunities that help develop future Internet leaders Encourage innovation and fresh thinking by providing grants and rewards Acknowledge individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the Internet community The Internet Society 02/04/13
  • This is Your Internet…Join It. Your membership to the Internet Society gives you a powerful voice. As a grassroots organization, the Internet Society works hand-in-hand with its members to build a world that supports everyone’s right to share knowledge, innovate, and be heard. [NOTES FOR INDIVIDUAL MEMBERS] By becoming a member you will: Have your voice heard in critical policy debates that are shaping the future of an open Internet Have access to technical training and expertise Apply for grants and fellowships that could help you make your community, city, or country a better place Take part in or support projects and education in emerging economies Get the latest information that will help empower you to protect your online privacy and identity Become part of a powerful community that is working to make the world better [NOTES FOR ORGANIZATIONL MEMBERS] NEED TO UPDATE AND ADD [NOTES FOR CHAPTER MEMBERS] NEED TO UPDATE AND ADD By working together we believe change is not only possible, it can happen now. Take Action – Join the Internet Society today! The Internet Society 02/04/13
  • Chapters help the Internet Society addresses the specific needs of Internet users in communities worldwide. Whether people are connected by geography or a common interest (such as special needs for differently-abled individuals) through activities that promote :   * Capacity building * Education and training * Participation in public policy and debates The influence of Chapters within their communities is deeply felt. The Internet Society provides opportunities and resources to empower Chapter leaders and energize their members and volunteers. These relationships illustrate the highly collaborative nature of the Internet Society’s work, both internationally and on a local level. International bodies and assemblies driving better laws and policies to help ensure the global health of the Internet. Local people who are developing the Internet to serve the unique needs of their friends, family, and communities. Non-governmental organizations help deliver projects on-the-ground or work with us in coordinating efforts around the world. Technical experts and engineers share ideas and information about cutting-edge advances in the science and applications. University and academic institutions ensure we continue to support cutting edge research. Local and global businesses help make sure technology is developed in a way that can be adapted and used by anyone, anywhere. The Internet Society 02/04/13
  • ISOC Overview and ISOC Canada

    1. 1. The Internet Society Overviewwww.internetsociety.org
    2. 2. Global Dedicated Independent ResponsiveExperienced Credible Thought-leaderInternet Advocate ConnectingAuthoritative Transparent Accessible Trusted Cause-drivenCollaborative MultistakeholderOpen Consultative Sharing
    3. 3. Our Mission To promote the open development, evolution, and use of the Internet for the benefit of all people throughout the world.3
    4. 4. Our Strategic Objectives Foster Advance Enable Empower an open, policies and a vibrant and people through innovative, and strategies that vital global unencumbered trusted Internet strengthen the community to Internet use worldwide Internet’s advance the growth and Internet’s future evolution4
    5. 5. How We Work Operating at the intersection of policy, standards, and education allows us to be a thought leader in the Internet ecosystem.5
    6. 6. African Peering and Interconnection Forum (AfPIF) www.afpif.org  Gathers more than 100 technical and policy experts from around the world  Fosters African Internet community and content  Promotes African IXPs and interconnection Photos: © Internet Society/Shoot the Earth/ Nyani Quarmyne6
    7. 7. World IPv6 Launch www.WorldIPv6Launch.org  Permanently enabling next generation Internet Protocol to connect billions more people and devices  Thousands of web companies, ISPs, and home router vendors around the world participating7
    8. 8. World Conference International Telecommunications www.internetsociety.org/wcit  A United Nations conference that gathered more than 1000 people from around the world  The Internet Society focused on ensuring continued support for the Internet’s successful multistakeholder model  Activities included providing information to and convening policy makers, industry, and civil societyPhoto: © Stonehouse Photographic8
    9. 9. INSERT SLIDE Create your own slide/s to communicate relevant examples of your work (in our three focus areas: Policy / Technology / Education). Your examples should educate your audience and illustrate your message. Example 1: Policy – WCIT, Human Rights, Accessibility Example 2: Open Internet Standards – IPv6 Day Example 3: Development Capacity Building – AXIS9
    10. 10. Priorities The opportunities and challenges facing the global Internet are as diverse as its 2 billion users.  Digital Content  Internet Governance Management  IPv6  Domain Name System Security (DNSSEC)  Open Internet Standards  Human Rights  Online Security  Intellectual Property10
    11. 11. Programmes Beyond our priorities the Internet Society offers a number of programmes that benefit the Internet Ecosystem. Awards Grants  Internet Hall of Fame  Community Grants  Jonathan B. Postel Service  ICT Innovation Award  Individual Fellowships  Applied Networking Researching Prize (ANRP)11
    12. 12. Europe North America Global Support Africa With five regional Asia Pacific bureaus across the Latin America globe, the Internet and the Caribbean Society is able to effect positive change that benefits local, regional, and national communities.12
    13. 13. Your Membership is Vital Internet Society members achieve change through a range of partnerships and technical expertise. Join more than:  55,000 individual members  90 global Chapters  130 Organization members Your membership to the Internet Society gives you a powerful voice.13
    14. 14. Chapters Play a Key Role Internet Society Chapters form a community that advances our mission through:  Engaging and energizing  Educational events members through a common global vision  Public Policy issue advocacy  Technical workshop and training  Networking events classes14
    15. 15. Get Involved There are so many ways to support the Internet. Explore how you can make an impact.  Become a Member  Join a Chapter  Attend an Event This is your Internet. Join it! www.internetsociety.org15
    16. 16. Get involved with ISOC Canada Email contact@isoc-canada.org Website htttp://www.isoc-canada.org Http://www.facebook.com/isoccanadawww.internetsociety.org

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