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Internet in Space Governance Webinar

Format: panel discussion with questions from audience


Dr. Vinton Cerf (one of the “fathers of the Internet” and a driving force in InterPlanetary Networking

Dr. Scott Pace (Executive Director, Space Policy Council, Space Commerce Dept., US Department of Commerce)

Date: Friday, August 7th

Time: 11:00 a.m to 12:30 p.m. EDT.

Discussion Questions:

1.     Do we need a governance model for the Internet in space (what will become the Solar System Internet, or SSI)?

2.     If so, what kind of framework should such a governance model have?

a.     Who are the stake holders?

b.     What kinds of input should they receive?

c.     What kinds of enforcement are available (or desirable)?

d.     Do existing organizations or models exist that could be useful in forming a framework for moving forward?

Speaker bios will be up shortly on Dr. Pace’s presentation on Space Policy from a previous IPN speakers conference can be viewed at:

More details will be published soon.

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