Community Network Webinars and Events!

This is this thursday: https://www.internetsociety.org/events/african-internet-resilience/shared-spectrum-strategies-to-increase-affordable-access-in-rural-areas/

“ITU Smart Villages” report launch Thursday June 25th at 12:00 UTC: https://www.itu.int/en/ITU-D/ICT-Applications/Pages/Smart-Villages-Blueprint-launch.aspx

Mike Jensen will participate making the links between the ITU concept and Community Networks

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Growing Our Networks in Uncertain Times↔Places
August 7–9, 2020

The Dynamic Spectrum Alliance is organizing an event on “TVWS Workshop: Latest Developments On Regulatory Frameworks Worldwide, Ecosystem, commercial deployment status and social impact” All information here
Wednesday July 1, 8am ET/1pm BST/2pm CEST

ISOC Kenya Chapter

2nd July 2020 (13:00-14:30 UTC)

Webinar ‘ Building Community Networks to bridge the Social and Economic Divide ‘.

Video: https://livestream.com/internetsociety/kenya-cns

Information: https://isoc.live/12368/

ISOC Webinar

How Community Networks are helping during COVID-19

8 July at 7:00 AM UTC

ISOC Rural Development SIG
Empowering Rural Communityy
Date: 11th July, Saturday
Time: 12:30 UTC
Watch-Live: https://livestream.com/internetsociety/ruralcommunity
More details: https://ruralisocsig.org/empowering-rural-communit

@NYCMesh Org Meeting – July 8 2020

LIVESTREAM https://livestream.com/internetsociety/nycmesh-jul2020

A few interesting events more on broader connectivity areas of work:

UN Sustainability Goals HLP side event
Pathways Towards Universal Access to Resilient Connectivity in the LDCs and Landlocked Countries
09 July
4PM UTC

A4AI panel - WSIS forum
Promoting Rural Broadband Access Through Partnerships and Policy Reform
15 July

African Union Commission
The African Internet Resilience webinar series: 4 Measuring Africa’s Internet resilience
21 July
11am UTC
Registration link: https://isoc.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_xwtrHhCDQEqsC8VVd9k1TQ

Some potentially relevant sessions at RightsCon, which appears to be free.

https://www.rightscon.org/program/

African Union Commission Webinar of the series on Internet Resilience
#5. Complementary Access Models
Thursday 30th July from 11:00 to 12:30 UTC
All the information here: https://www.apc.org/en/node/36617/
Directly sign up link here: https://isoc.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_29SOkv6YQquoXJES0sKlDw

Wednesday, July 29 at 9:15 AM Pacific (4:15 PM UTC) for the
July DWeb Meetup: 2020 Community Views Around the Globe

ISOC y CITEL tienen el gusto de anunciarles la convocatoria para participar en el curso/beca “Construyendo redes comunitarias inalámbricas ”, que se realizará en línea del 14 de septiembre al 25 de octubre de 2020.

The recording from this webinar is now available here: https://www.internetsociety.org/events/african-internet-resilience/what-about-complimentary-access-models/

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From the invitation:
Dear Colleagues,

The Academy of Science of South Africa, ASSAf, hereby invites you to a seminar on “ Building Profitable and Sustainable Community Owned Connectivity Networks ”, which will be held on 31 August 2020 on Zoom Webinar from 10:00 to 13:00 South African Time.

Here it he RSVP link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdy8THnJs6OJBVtijIFdlXdsXderD7DIdofMvrbz6D3vRKXMA/viewform

Este sabado William Suarez de ColNodo estara compartiendo hacerca del LibreRouter y Libremesh:

WORKSHOP PARA AMÉRICA LATINA Y EL CARIBE (WALC) 2020

PRE-INSCRIPCIÓN WALC 2020 ONLINE (MATRÍCULA GRATUITA).
PROCESO DE PRE-INSCRIPCIÓN HASTA EL 30 DE SEPTIEMBRE DE 2020

TRACK 5 – REDES COMUNITARIAS
https://eslared.net/walc2020/index.php/track-5-redes-comunitarias/

On Thursday, October 8, 18hs UTC, New York State Library Digital Equity Webinar Series will host Greta Byrum with with speakers from The Point CDC and the Bronx Community Relief Effort, the Kingston Equitable Internet Initiative, the Buffalo Digital Divide Initiative, and New York’s NYSERNet broadband consortium.

You can register for this and other webinars at: http://www.nysl.nysed.gov/digitalequity

Virtual CN Summit - Africa -

https://www.apc.org/en/news/virtual-community-networks-summit-africa

Session 1: The Path towards Growing Community Networks in Africa

30 September, 12:00 to 13:30 UTC