An open youth platform for discussing the prospects for the development of the Internet with representatives of the government, business, non-profit initiatives. Without prepared answers and forbidden topics.


09.00 - 10.00
Registration and welcome coffee
10.00 - 10.20
Opening ceremony

Welcoming speech will be given by:

  • representative of the Ministry of Communications and Informatization of the Republic of Belarus;
  • Representative of the Operative-Analytical Center under the President of the Republic of Belarus
  • ICANN representative;
  • Sergey Povalishev, CEO Reliable Software, Ltd. (hoster.by) .

15.15 - 15.45

Introductory Lecture on Internet Governance

Sometimes you think that everything is simple: an address bar , a server, an external gateway, and here it is, the “fifth dimension”. But no.

15.45 - 16.45

Interactive Voting Debate

A big but manageable debate about whether your grandmother is right when she says that all the problems are “because of the computer”.

  • Is the Internet a threat or space for opportunity?
  • Bullying and hating on the Internet - freedom of speech or the boundaries of law?
  • Who and how should manage the Internet and what does the youth have to do with it?

16.45 - 17.15
Coffee break
17.15 - 18.15

Interactive interview with big IT bosses “10 questions for an adult”

“Internet Sharks” will answer whether there will be an end to the Internet, and who has “that” button in the office.

  • Sergey Povalishev, CEO, Reliable Software, Ltd. (hoster.by brand)
  • Representative of the Hi-Tech Park administration

18.15 - 19.00

Closing Session and Networking

The last chance to say everything that you thought, or even say without thinking. Yes, this is also possible - the IGF format implies openness and freedom of opinion.


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