Bluepoint-Heimdall is an APrIGF Local Hub for the Philippines.

AI and emerging technology will be prominent subjects at this year's Asia Pacific Regional Internet Governance Forum. The agenda will encompass discussions on digital accessibility, cybersecurity, and the evolution of Internet governance. APrIGF 2023 will be conducted in a hybrid format, uniting stakeholders from the Asia Pacific region, including officials, industry leaders, and experts.

DAY 1 - August 29, 2023
07:30Opening Plenary
08:30Introduction and Overview
08:50AI in Asia-Pacific: Charting a Path for Responsible Innovation
10:00Policy Development on Generative AI Based on Biometrics and Weaponizing Information Bubbles
11:00Varonis Automated Data Security (Venue 1)
Break (Venue 2)
11:30AI and Large Language Models (Venue 1)
Break (Venue 2)
12:00Breaking Security for ‘Online Safety’: What’s at Stake for Asia-Pacific
13:00Group Photo
DAY 2 - August 30, 2023
07:00Content Moderation Policy Advancing Technology for Democracy
08:00Co-Creating Digital Future for Children: An Intergenerational, Multi-stakeholder Dialogue on Children’s Data Protection
09:30A Framework for Developing Gender-Responsive Cybersecurity Policy
10:30Break (Venue 1)
Police Regional Office Cordillera ITPO (Venue 2)
11:30Tech Policy Atlas: Your One Stop Shop for Internet Law, Regulation and Strategy
The Fulfilment of the Data Justice Framework Through the Data Governance Model in Implementing the Village Information System; Indonesia Case Study
Online Safety Self-Regulatory Codes of Practice as a Means To Tackle Digital Harms – The New Zealand Experience
12:30AI and Gender in Asia Pacific
13:30Group Photo
DAY 3 - August 31, 2023
07:00To Protect or Harm? What the Tensions Between Privacy and Civic Freedoms in Personal Data Protection Laws Mean for Civil Society
08:00Evolving Internet Governance for the Next Phase of the Internet
09:30Is Fragmentation the Future of the Internet and How Can We Resist?
10:30Group Photo (Venue 1)
AI and Large Language Models (Venue 2)
11:30Group Photo (Venue 2)

In collaboration with our partners, interested parties have the opportunity to attend this international event without the need to travel abroad or incur expenses for airfare, visa processing, and accommodation.


Venue 1

Fr. Gevers Hall, Saint Louis University, Baguio City, Philippines

Registration for this venue is now closed, as all slots have been taken.

SLU Strengthens Data Protection Program, Hosts APrIGF

Venue 2

Information Technology Management Service, Philippine National Police, Camp Crame, Quezon City, Philippines

Registration for this venue is now closed, as all slots have been taken.