About ISOC & ISOC DC
About ISOC – The Internet Society
The Internet Society (ISOC) is a nonprofit organisation founded in 1992 to provide leadership in Internet related standards, education, and policy. With offices in Washington D.C., USA, and Geneva, Switzerland, it is dedicated to ensuring the open development, evolution and use of the Internet for the benefit of people throughout the world.
The Internet Society provides leadership in addressing issues that confront the future of the Internet, and is the organisational home for the groups responsible for Internet infrastructure standards, including the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) and the Internet Architecture Board (IAB).
Building a better internet for Washington DC, Maryland, and Virginia.
The DC Chapter of the Internet Society’s (ISOC-DC’s) aims to build a better internet for the Washington, D.C., Maryland, and Virginia community. The chapter strives to promote open development, evolution, and use of the Internet for the benefit of people worldwide. ISOC-DC brings together individuals from within the DC area, as well as abroad, to engage in events, discussions, and information exchanges to advance these goals. To these ends, we are guided by the mission and core principles of the internet society, as well as our bylaws.
We invite you to join us. Participate in our meetings and events in person or via the Internet.
Participation in both the Internet Society and ISOC-DC is free and open to the public. To become a member us, please register as a member of the Internet Society on its webpage. From there, you will be presented with an option to also volunteer for the DC Chapter of the Internet Society.
ISOC-DC also hosts regular Internet related events in the DC area which are open to the public and webcast live. Details about upcoming events can be found on our homepage. Webcasts from our past events are archived here.
Questions about our chapter?