Davor Sostaric

Abstract

Slovenia believes that we share the responsibilities toward citizens whether they are private individuals or market players. Therefore our IPv6 deployment goal is not only to meet the needs of the people within the Governemnt scope, i.e. public e-Services, but also for
the society by and large. Here we find no excuse for reinventing the wheel; we are going to strength our forces for encourage the relevant players to deploy IPv6 as fast as possible. However, the Government's direct influence can be presented only in areas reagrding the public sector websites and e-Gov services.

The presentation will try to show some near-future planned actions. We would also like to announce the Slovenian proposal to setup the "European IPv6 Profile".

Bio

Davor Sostaric, a graduate of Mathematics, is currently the secretary at the Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology, Directorate for Information Society. Prior to his employment in public administration, he has been involved in academic and research areas (computer sciences and networking). Today, he covers various fields regarding information society, internet, information infrastrucutre, WSIS process, internet governance etc.  

He is the Slovenian accredited represenative in the European Group for Policy Coordination for Academic and Industrial Research Networking (ENPG), ICANN’s Governmental Advisory Group (GAC), European Commission’s High Level Group on Internet Governance (HLIG). and (on behalf of the Presidency of EU) a member of Multistakeholder Advisory Group for United Nations Internet Governance Forum (IGF). On national IPv6 area, he is an active promotor of IPv6 deployment and member of the national IPv6 platform’s Expert Council.

Beside his professional activites, his hobbies include music, sailing, mathematics, etnology, wine collecting, skiing, aikido and doing a lot of crazy things like canoeing, diving, caveing and mountaineering.

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