May 20, 2020. Global ISOC Office. Armenia Chapter members Igor Mkrtumyan, Lianna Galstyan, and Valery Stepanyn took part in the second quarter European Chapters Call with the topics: “Update on MANRS (Mutually Agreed Norms for Routing Security); a presentation on ISOC 2019 Impact Report; a report from ISOC Chapter Advisory Council Steering Committee; and a presentation on Encryption with the launch of the global coalition”.
May 7, 2020. Global ISOC office. Armenia Chapter members Anna Karakhanyan, Lianna Galstyan, and Katarina Gevorgyan took part in the ISOC call “Privacy issues in the aftermath of Covid-19”, focused on issues relating to privacy, security, trust, and the technical solutions being proposed for tracking and tracing Covid-19 contagion.
23 April, Yerevan. The Internet Society Armenia Chapter in collaboration with the Internet Society NGO for the 3-rd year organized an online webinar on “Girls in ICT” international day. This global event is an initiative of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) to promote women’s involvement in ICT. This year’s event has an overarching theme of “Overcoming Digital Challenges.”
60 participants of different age joined the 2-hour webinar, followed by an hour networking. A special guest – ITU’s Communication Development Bureau Director Ms. Doreen Bogdan-Martin attended the event and made a keynote speech encouraging women’s involvement in ICT. The webinar covered 2 topics: education and digital marketing. The invited experts spoke about the digital, educational and business challenges created by COVID-19 and presented the technologies and digital tools that can be used to overcome these challenges.
April 2, 2020. Global ISOC office. Armenia Chapter members Igor Mkrtumyan, Valery Stepanyan and Training Program Coordinator, Lianna Galstyan took part in the on-line Introductory Session of the Securing Global Routing and Open Standards Everywhere programs.
March 30. Global ISOC office. Armenia Chapter members Igor Mkrtumyan, Anna Karakhanyan and Armen Petrosyan took part ina Zoom conference call, organized by the Italian Chapter to share its practical experience in relation to the current crisis in Italy.
March 25. 2020. Global ISOC office. Igor Mkrtumyan participated in the Zoom discussion with the topic:”Can the Internet Sustain Current & Future Demands?”
February 27, 2020. Geneva, Switzerland. ISOC Armenia Chapter took part in the on-line “Q1 2020 European Chapters Call “. Copy/paste the link into your browser
February 26, 2020. Geneva, Switzerland. ISOC Armenia Chapter took part in the on-line “InterCommunity 2020: Open Standards Everywhere ” virtual conversation. Copy/paste the link into your browser https://www.internetsociety.org/issues/open-internet-standards/