7–8 May 2019 | Bucharest
About SEEDIG 5
SEEDIG celebrated its fifth anniversary on 7–8 May 2019, in Bucharest (Romania). kicked-off on 6 May, with the third edition of the Youth School, an Internet 101 session, and a meeting of IGF initiatives in SEE+. The main programme, of 7–8 May 2019, was structured in four tracks, designed to cater to the interests of various parts of the SEEDIG community: security and trust; infrastructure and technologies for digital innovation; digital businesses: trends, challenges and regulations; and digital technologies: enhancing accessibility and skills.
SEEDIG 5 registered a record number of participants (195 in total) coming from 31 countries. Overall, 90% of all participants came from SEE+, 45% were women, and 22% were youth.
Wrapping up SEEDIG 5
SEEDIG 2019 report
Messages from SEEDIG 5
SEEDIG 5 in numbers
Check the programme outline for SEEDIG 5 and see the Internet policy and governance topics we discussed in Bucharest around the following main tracks.
Security and trust
Infrastructure and technologies for digital innovation
Digital technologies: enhancing accessibility and skills
Digital businesses: trends, challenges and regulations
See also: Youth School debate outcome
Planning the meeting
SEEDIG 5 was prepared in an open and inclusive manner, by the SEEDIG community.
We received 110 proposals for issues to be discussed in Bucharest. Take a look.
Read the summary report of the online planning meetings held on 17 and 18 December 2018.
Meet our Programme Committee, which finalised the meeting programme.
The 5th SEEDIG annual meeting was organised with the support of several local partners in Romania.
Committee on communications and information technology, Senate, Parliament of Romania | Committee on information technology and communications, Chamber of Deputies, Parliament of Romania | Ministry of Communications and Information Society | National Authority for Management and Regulation in Communications (ANCOM)
Association for Technology and Internet (ApTI) | Association of Producers and Distributors of Information and Communications Technology Equipment (APDETIC) | Cluj IT | Digital Citizens Romania | InterLAN | National Association for Information Systems Security (ANSSI) | National Association of Internet Service Providers in Romania (ANISP) | National University of Political Studies and Public Administration (SNSPA)
Our regional partners – entities based in SEE+ countries and active in the field of Internet and digital policy – are supporting our work and contributing especially to our outreach efforts.
We thank our sponsors for making SEEDIG 6 possible.