December 4-8, 2013, Tbilisi, Georgia.
ISOC AM VP G.Saghyan, Board members Inna Kholodova and Karen Yerznkanyan
as well as ISOC AM members Gurgen Petrosyan, Eugene Prokhorenko, Karen
Gasparyan and Edward Ayvazyan participated in the CEENET
NREN Technology Workshop on Network Security.
December 3, 2013, Yerevan, Armenia.
ISOC AM president I.Mkrtumyan made a presentation
"Internet in Armenia" on the round table "Perspectives
of Russian-Armenian integration in telecommunications" at the
Ministry of Transport and Communications of RA.
November 30, 2013, Vanadzor, Armenia.
ISOC AM president I.Mkrtumyan, Board member Tigran Zargaryan and ISOC
AM member Vahan Misakyan took part in the graduation
ceremony of the first group of the "Young technician" project
carried out by Vanadzor regional Internet center (ISOC Community grantee)
under the management of ISOC AM member Margarita Solomonyan and ISOC AM.
Within the framework of the project teenagers are learning computer hardware,
repair, OS installation, LAN setup and Internet literacy. ISOC AM provided
old computers and other hardware to the project. Young technicians are
reviving them and providing to regional libraries and other regional organizations.
Vahan Misakyan is a trainer of the project. The best graduates were presented
with ISOC flash memory and "Internet Governance" book in Armenian.
November 30, 2013, Yerevan, Armenia.
ISOC AM cosponsored the traditional annual Armnet2013
conference, where the best Armenian websites in different nominations
November 17-21, 2013, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
ISOC AM Board members Lianna Galstyan and Siranush Vardanyan participated
in the ICANN
November 11-13, 2013, Kapan, Armenia.
ISOC AM member Margarita Solomonyan participated in the Syunik Investment Forum.
November 5, 2013, Yerevan, Armenia.
ISOC AM President Mr. Igor Mkrtumyan gave an interview to Mediamax agency
on the past, present and future of Freenet.am.
November 4, 2013, Yerevan, Armenia.
ARMIX meeting at ISOC AM. Vahan Hovsepyan, Misak Khachatryan, Albert Toneyan
and Igor Mkrtumyan were present. Vahan Hovsepyan and Misak Khachatryan
shared their experience of participation in the 23rd
Euro-IX Forum. The list of the
additional hardware for ARMIX was discussed.
November 1, 2013, Yerevan, Armenia.
ISOC AM VP Mr. Grigori Saghyan hold a press-conference for the local
TV and Radio agencies on the subject of Personal Data Protection.
October 31, 2013, Yerevan, Armenia.
ISOC AM VP A.Nazaryan participated in the "Integrating People with Disabilities
into the Workplace" conference organized by the "Republican
Union of Employers of Armenia".
October 30, 2013, Yerevan, Armenia.
ISOC AM VP Mr. Grigori Saghyan took part in the opening ceremony of ArmAwards
2013 Contest for the best Armenian websites. ISOC AM and Orange
Armenia are traditionally sponsoring ArmNet annual conference and website
October 27-29, 2013, Helsinki, Finland.
ISOC AM members, Vahan Hovsepyan and Misak Khachatryan representing ARMIX
participated in the 23rd
Euro-IX Forum. The participation was sponsored by the global
ISOC (Jane Coffin).
October 24, 2013, Yerevan, Armenia.
ISOC AM President I.Mkrtumyan and ISOC AM VP G.Saghyan
participated in the "Protection and Virtualization of Modern IT Infrastructure"
conference where representatives of Symantec, VMware, Microsoft, IBM,
CA Technologies, Trend Micro and Adobe companies presented their new products
and technologies. The conference was organized by the MONT
group of companies.
October 23, 2013, Bali, Indonesia.
ISOC AM Board member Ms. Lianna Galstyan participated to the 8th
IGF in Bali, Indonesia. In the Session on Internet Governance
Principles she presented the Internet Governance principles for Armenia.
October 14-18, 2013, Athens, Greece.
ISOC AM VP Albert Toneyan participated in the RIPE
October 10, 2013, Yerevan, Armenia.
ISOC AM translated into Armenian, published and distributed the 5th edition
of Jovan Kurbalija's book "Internet Governance".
October 9, 2013, Yerevan, Armenia. Iinternetional
Internet Society, ArmIX and ISOC AM organized the IXP training workshop
with the motto "Bulding Connectivity with IXP". The workshop was headed
by Ms. Jane Coffin. More than 35 participants from Armenia, Georgia, Russia,
USA, Netherlands and other countries took part in the workshop. Information
about the event is at INET
Armenia and ISOC
October 8-9, 2013, Yerevan, Armenia. The INET Armenia
conference organized by internetional Internet Society and ISOC AM under
the motto "Paving a road to the future" took place in Yerevan, Armenia.
About 100 participants from Armenia and other countries took part in the
conference. Internetional Internet Society represented by Mr. Frederick
Donck, Mr. Jacek Gajewsky and Mrs. Jane Coffin was the major sponsor of
the event. The conference was opened by Mr. Frederick Donck, Regional
Bureau Director, Europe, Internet Society. There were welcome notes from
Mr. Andranik Aleksanyan, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Transport and Communications,
and Igor Mkrtumyan, President of ISOC AM. The opening keynote was pronounced
by Mr. Yuri Shoukurian, Vice-President of the National Academy of Sciences.
Information about the event can be found at INET
Armenia and ISOC
Presentations of the
The video of the event can be seen on Youtube.
The results of the conference were reflected in mass media:
October 4, 2013, Kiev, Ukraine. The same ISOC AM delegation
took part in the International Forum "Media for the Information Society.
G.Saghyan was a moderator of a session devoted to the content filtration
in different counties and the influence of the filtration on other countries.
October 3, 2013, Kiev, Ukraine. The same ISOC AM delegation
took part in the 4th Ukrainian IGF.
October 1-2, 2013, Kiev, Ukraine. ISOC AM delegation
including ISOC AM VP G.Saghyan, ISOC AM Executive Director A.Nersisyan,
ISOC AM Board member L.Galstyan and ISOC AM member E. Ayvazyan took part
in the ENOG 6 / RIPE NCC Regional Meeting.
August 2, 2013, Yerevan, Armenia. ISOC AM started preparation
for IXP Training organized by internetional Internet Society, ArmIX and
ISOC AM. Registration is announced at INET
Armenia and ISOC
August 1, 2013, Yerevan, Armenia. ISOC AM started prparation
for INET Armenia Conference organized by internetional Internet Society
and ISOC AM. Registration is announced at INET
Armenia and ISOC
The event will be live streamed at http://www.ustream.tv/embed/9833864
July 23-27, 2013, Meissen, Germany. ISOC AM member Narine
Khachatryan took part in the European Summer School on Internet Governance
July 17, 2013, Yerevan. ISOC AM President
I.Mkrtumyan and Vice-President G.Saghyan took part in the ARMIX
general meeting with the agenda:
1. ARMIX annual report
2. ARMIX future development
3. ARMIX Board and Chair election
4. Connection of companies with AS numbers
5. INET Armenia and IXP training
July 14-18, 2013, Durban. ISOC AM Board
member Siranush Vardanyan took part in the ICANN Durban conference.
June 20-21, 2013, Yerevan. ISOC AM organized
hub for remote participation in the EuroDig forum in Lisbon.
June 6, 2013, Yerevan. ISOC AM launched
the process of creating Armenian IDN.
June 1, 2013, Yerevan. ISOC AM conducted
the country Internet penetration survey. The results will be published
May 16, 2013, Yerevan. First Lady of Armenia
Mrs. Rita Sargsyan and the Misniter of Culture of the RA, Mrs. Hasmik
Poghosyan visited the Internet Accessibility Center for Blind and Visually
Impaired People (IACB) created by ISOC Community Grant Program. ISOC AM
president, Igor Mkrtumyan and vice-president, Armen Nazaryan,, told about
the history of IACB creation, inclusion of global ISOC, further plans
and problems the House of Culture of Blinds is facing.
May 13, 2013, Yerevan. Meeting of Armenian
ALAC groups with Roberto Gaetano (ICANN ALAC) at ISOC AM. Igor Mkrtumyan
(ISOC AM president), Grigori Saghyan (ISOC AM Vice-president), Siranush
Vardanyan (ISOC AM Board member, head of Phyunik ALAC group), Lianna Galstyan
(ISOC AM Board member, head of ISOC AM ALAC group, Narine Khachatryan
(ISOC AM member, head of MediaEducation Center ALAC group), Hayk Baghyan
(ISOC AM Board member) were present at the meeting. The activity of Armenian
ALAC groups was reported and their location in ICANN ALAC discussed.
April 25, 2013, Yerevan. ISOC AM president
Igor Mkrtumyan (IM) took part in the 4th
Russian IGF. During the forum he met with Jacek Gajewski (Chapter
Development Manager, ISOC Europe) and Frederick Donck (Director European
Regional Bureau, ISOC). They discussed the future plans of ISOC AM and
coordinated it with ISOC plans. IM had also took part in the meeting of
East European and Central Asian ccTLDs called by Veni Markovski (ICANN
April 17, 2013, Yerevan. The
official opening of the Internet Accessibility Center for Blind and Visually
Impaired People (IACB) created by ISOC Community Grant Program.
Representatives of public organizations, ministry of Social Security,
media were present. The main equipment was provided by ISOC grant. Ministry
of Transport and Communications as well as IRD Armenian office also provided
equipment and furniture.
April 7-11, 2013, Beijing. ISOC AM Board
members Lianna Galstyan and Siranush Vardanyan took part in the ICANN
February 23, 2013, Yerevan. Annual meeting
of ISOC AM
(Photos). More than 80 members were present.
Igor Mkrtumyan, ISOC AM president, made a report on the work done by ISOC
AM on 2010-2012. The report was approved. I. Mkrtumyan was reelected as
President of ISOC AM for 3 more years. 5 new Board members were elected:
- Ralph Yirikyan, General Manager of Vivacell-MTS, the largest mobile
operator of Armenia;
- Andranik Aleksanyan, former director of ISOC AM, now Deputy Minister
of Transport and Communications;
- Siranush Vardanyan, member of ICANN NomCom, head
of Phyunik ALAC group in Armenia;
- Hayk Baghyan, Director of Media Education Center, head of Safe Internet
program in Armenia;
- Lianna Galstyan, head of ISOC AM ALAC group.
Gagik Grigoryan, the Chief of Staff of the Ministry of Transport and Communications
(MTC), representative of the Armenian government in ICANN GAC, was elected
as a new vice president of ISOC AM with the responsibility of coordinating
ISOC AM and MTC policies in Internet governance.
Arman Nersissyan was approved in the position of Director of ISOC AM.
January 25, 2013, Yerevan. Armenian Safer Internet
Committee meeting took place where the nearest plans were discussed (Safe.am
is a joint initiative of the Media Education Center and ISOC Armenia in
partnership with Orange Armenia, the National Center of Educational Technologies
of the Ministry of Education and Science and the Yerevan City Municipality).
January 25, 2013, Yerevan. ISOC AM Board
member, Grigor Vahanyan, published the ranking of Armenian educational
December 14, 2012, Dubai, UAE. ISOC AM
Vice-president, Grigori Saghyan, took part in the WCIT conference. Signatories
of the Final Acts
December 8, 2012. ISOC AM co-sponsored
The best Armenian websites.
October 14-18, 2012. ISOC AM Vice-President,
Grigori Saghyan, participated in ICANN 45 meeting in Toronto
Sep 24-28, 2012. ISOC AM Vice-President,
Albert Toneyan, and Board member, AMNIC manager, Hrant Dadivanyan participated
in the RIPE 65 meeting in Amsterdam.
September 20, 2012. ISOC AM launched
a web space security monitoring web site www.websec.am
September 11-13, 2012. ISOC AM Board
member, Anna Karakhanyan participated in the Fifth International conference
for ccTLD registries and registrars of CIS, Central and Eastern Europe
in Budva, Montenegro. Anna Karakhanyan made a presentation
on Administraton of AM domain.
August 25-26, 2012. ISOC AM member, Arman
Atoyan, participated in the Campus Party Europe in Berlin - Germany's
largest technology festival. Campus Party is the biggest electronic entertainment
event in the world. It's a weeklong, 24-hours-a-day technology festival
for thousands of "campuseros" - hackers, developers, gamers and geeks.
Equipped with computers and other toys, they camp on-site and immerse
themselves in a truly unique environment.
August 2012. Workshop "ISOC position
on ACTA, SOPA and PIPA"
July 2012. Presentation of Jovan Kurbalija's
book "Internet Governance" published in Armenian
July 6, 2012. IPv6 day in Armenia. ISOC
Armenia and ASNET-AM organized an IPv6 day in Armenia. A. Petrosyan made
a presentation on the upgrade of Armenia academic and research network
to IPv6 readiness. I.Mkrtumyan made a presentation
on the state of IPv6 in Armenia and the problems to be solved.
June 15, 2012. The ISOC AM organized
a round table at the Digitec
Business Forum to discuss the issue of past/present and Future
June 7, 2012. The ISOC Community Grants
Programme Committee has selected ISOC AM Chapter's project: "Creation of Internet
Availability Center at the Cultural Center of the Armenian Society of Blind and
Visually Impaired People" for funding.
April 22-24, 2012. ISOC AM member Karen
Gasparyan took part in the Global INET 2012 conference.
December 7, 2011. ISOC AM co-sponsored
2011 conference. Armnetawards:
The best Armenian websites.
Nov 17, 2011. The ISOC Community Grants
Programme Committee has selected FSL's project: "Establishing
a Content Creation Centre in the Fundamental Scientific Library of the
National Academy of Sciences of Armenia" for funding. ISOC
AM is co-financing the project.
Nov 9, 2011. ISOC AM President, Igor
Mkrtumyan, Vice-Presidents, Vladimir Sahakyan and Grigori Saghyan as well
as ISOC AM members, Narine Khachatryan and Arman Atoyan participated in
the INET Bucharest.
October 14-16, 2011, Yerevan, Armenia.
ISOC AM co-sponsored the 1st Armenian
International Congress on Telemedicine and eHealth "ARMTELEMED: Road to
the Future", http://congress.armtelemed.org .
July 6, 2011. IPv6 day in Armenia
May 12, 2011. The ISOC Community Grants
Programme Committee has selected ASNET-AM's project: "Upgrade of Armenia Academic (Research) Network to IPv6 Readiness" for funding. ISOC AM is co-financing the project
Nov 23, 2010. The ISOC Community Grants
Programme Committee has selected UITEr's project: "Starting
Up the Armenian Internet Exchange" for funding.
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Other Internet events in Armenia
- ArmNet 2013, December
- ArmNet 2012
- ArmNet 2011
Interesting Internet publications
"Mobile is eating the world?" by Benedict Evans
- Dave Evans, Future
of the Internet
- The Future of Silicon Valley
- Vinton Cerf. Anonimity is very important (in Russian)
- ISOC@ICANN Buenos Aires Metting, 19th November, 2013