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MFA: Finnish Internet Forum to discuss the future of the internet – sign up now!


The 10th Finnish Internet Forum (FIF) will discuss topical matters related to the future of the internet, including 5G networks, open and decentralised web, and the role of the EU in the development of the internet.

A panel discussion before noon will focus on the regulation of the internet in the EU and its impacts on citizens in the era of AI. A panel discussion in the afternoon will debate the question of how societies will manage to deal with an open internet. Invited speakers will handle the security of 5G networks, while the keynote speaker will focus on the future of the internet from the EU’s perspective.

The event will be held in the auditorium of the Little Parliament on Thursday 6 June 2019 at 9.15–16.00.

To mark the anniversary of the Forum, the event will end with a brief history of the organisation, presented by Johan Helsingius and Yrjö Länsipuro. Participants are welcome to attend a reception at the Sonck conference room on Eteläesplanadi 16 from 17.00 to 19.00.

The Finnish Internet Forum is organised by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Transport and Communications, and the Transport and Communications Committee of Parliament in cooperation with their cooperation partners.

Registration is required. Please note that there is a limited number of seats and participants will be accepted in the order of registration.

Sign up on the website of Finnish Internet Forum at http://internetforum.fi

A more detailed programme is available on the website.

The event will be broadcast live at https://www.eduskunta.fi/FI/Sivut/live.aspx

On Twitter: #FIForum

Inquiries: Petri Kuurma, Commercial Secretary, tel. +358 295 351 427

The Foreign Ministry’s email addresses are in the format firstname.lastname@formin.fi.



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