Brussels / 3 & 4 February 2018


Michiel Leenaars

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Michiel Leenaars is Director of Strategy at NLnet Foundation. and director of Internet Society Netherlands, one of the more sizable Internet Society chapters in the world. He is also a W3C liason officer for the Benelux Office of the World Wide Web Consortium.

Michiel Leenaars is active in a number of national and international organisations, such as OpenDoc Society (vice-chair), SIDN Fund (Board of Advisors), (Board of Supervisors), Digitale Infrastructuur Nederland, and foundation (treasurer). He is a member of the Netherlands committee for the UNESCO Information for All Programma and the chairperson of The Commons Conservancy. He is currently heading a study for the European Commission on the Next Generation Internet initiative. He is a member of the Netherlands national Education Council. The "Onderwijsraad" (established in 1919) is the formal Netherlands governmental advisory body to advise the Minister, Parliament and local authorities on education policy.



Title Day Room Track Start End
Next Generation Internet Initiative
An opportunity to fix the internet
Saturday Janson Keynotes 11:00 11:50