Domain pulse 2012

Please note: the programme for Domain pulse 2013 will be published shortly on this page.

Monday 13 February 2012

9:30 Welcome and Opening
Sabine Dolderer, DENIC eG
Sven Oswald, Anchorperson

9:45 Keynote: The Internet as the Operating System of Society
Prof. Dr. Gunter Dueck, Mathematician and "Wild Duck"

10:30 Quo vadis, Internet? New Technical Approaches and Potential Evolution Scenarios
Markus Kummer, ISOC

11:00 "Internet Monopoly" and What Has To Be Done About It
Dr. Wolfgang Sander-Beuermann, Regional Computing Center of Lower Saxony (RRZN), Leibniz University Hannover

11:30 A Closer Look Inside: How Domains Are Being Used
Marc Van Wesemael, EURid

12:00 – 13:30 Lunch

13:30 New Top Level Domains: Mid-Way Through the Hot Phase - Insights and Outlooks
Panel discussion: Steve Gobin (ICANN), Thomas Keller (1&1 AG), Rieke Marxen (City of Hamburg), Heino Sauerbrey (German County Association), Andreas Schreiner (InterNetWire Communications GmbH), Carolin Silbernagl (dotHIV), Richard Wein ( et al.
Anchorperson: Monika Ermert, freelance journalist

15:00 – 15:30 Coffee Break

15:30 Internet Addiction: The Inability to Live without the Computer
Gabriele Farke, HSO e.V.

16:00 Hacking for Managers. A Live Hacking Event
Tobias Schrödel, IT Security and Awareness

16:45 Concluding Remarks and Organizational Information about the Evening Event
Sven Oswald, Anchorperson

Tuesday, 14 February 2012

9:00 Welcome
Sven Oswald, Anchorperson

9:00 Internet Governance and Network Regulation: Opinions and Options
Panel discussion: Erika Mann (ICANN), Bertrand de La Chapelle (ICANN), members of the Enquete Commission "Internet and Digital Society" of the German Bundestag (Alvar Freude, Prof. Dr. Hubertus Gersdorf, Dr. Jeanette Hofmann, Dr. Wolf Osthaus, padeluun), Thomas Mosch (BITKOM), Malte Spitz (Member of the Federal Board of Bündnis 90/Die Grünen)
Anchorperson: Holger Bleich, c’t

11:00 – 11:30 Lunch

11:30 Big Brother Is Watching You: What the Visualization of Retained Data Reveals
Malte Spitz, Member of the Federal Board of Bündnis 90/Die Grünen
Michael Kreil, Visualization Specialist

12:00 Registrar Atlas 2012
Thomas Rickert, eco Names & Numbers Forum

12:15 Challenging BIND and NSD: The World Premiere of a New Open Source DNS Server
Peter Janssen, EURid

12:30 – 14:00 Lunch

14:00 When and Why Agile Processes Convince
Henning Wolf, it-agile

14:45 Obligations, Liabilities, Blockings: The Risks all around Domains
RA Joerg Heidrich, Specialist Lawyer for IT Law

15:30 News from the Registries
Dr. Jörg Schweiger (DENIC eG), Urs Eppenberger (SWITCH), Richard Wein (

16:00 Baton Pass
Sabine Dolderer (DENIC eG), Urs Eppenberger (SWITCH)

16:15 Words of Farewell
Sabine Dolderer, DENIC eG
Sven Oswald, Anchorperson

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