Looking Ahead: Key Transatlantic Challenges in Cyberspace


Governments and populations are struggling to reconcile privacy interests with the need to counter terrorism and cybercrime. They face growing threats from information warfare and cyberattacks, with little clarity on how to prevent or respond to them and what norms apply. The positive values and effects of a global Internet and information space are challenged by calls to nationalize data jurisdictions, renew or broaden surveillance capabilities, and sustain investments in offensive capabilities.

Organized by the Carnegie Endowment in partnership with Microsoft, this event will gather 150 experts, government officials, think tankers, and private-sector representatives in two parallel panel discussions in Brussels and Washington, connected via state-of-the-art technology.

Speakers include Carmen Gonsalves, head of international cyberpolicy at the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Tim Maurer, associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace; and Angela McKay, director for cybersecurity policy and strategy at Microsoft.

Agenda

9:00 – 9:10 a.m. EST
Welcome Remarks
Brussels
John Frank, Vice-President for EU Government Affairs at Microsoft

Washington
Fred Humphries, corporate vice president for U.S. government affairs, Microsoft  (invited)
George Perkovich, vice president for studies, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

9:10 – 9:30 a.m. EST
Keynote Speech
Washington
TBD

9:30 – 10:30 a.m. EST
Panel 1 | Future Cybersecurity Policies in Europe and the United States
Washington
Moderator: Angela McKay, director of Cybersecurity Policy and Strategy, Microsoft
Susan Hennessey, managing editor, Lawfare; general counsel, Lawfare Institute

Brussels
Thomas Rid, professor, Department of War Studies, King’s College London (invited)

10:30 – 11:00 a.m. EST
Coffee break

11:00 – 11:20 a.m. EST
Keynote Speech
Brussels
Carl Bildt, former foreign minister of Sweden (invited)

11:20 a.m. – 12:20 p.m. EST
Panel 2 | Governing Cyberspace: Transatlantic Views on Cybersecurity Norms
Brussels
Moderator: Sinan Ülgen, visiting scholar, Carnegie Europe
Carmen Gonsalves, head of international cyberpolicy, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Netherlands
Jan Neutze, director for cybersecurity policy in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa, Microsoft

Washington
Michael Daniel, special assistant to the U.S. president and cybersecurity coordinator (invited)
Tim Maurer, associate, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

12:20 – 12:30 p.m. EST
Closing Remarks
Washington
Chris Krebs, director for cybersecurity policy United States, Microsoft United States

Brussels
Sinan Ülgen, visiting scholar, Carnegie Europe

12:30 p.m. EST
Light Lunch

*Agenda is subject to change.

2016-12-15 09:00:00 2016-12-15 12:30:00 America/New_York Looking Ahead: Key Transatlantic Challenges in Cyberspace European Union Delegation in the US: Looking Ahead: Key Transatlantic Challenges in Cyberspace Microsoft Innovation & Policy Center, 901 K Street, NW, 11th Floor, Washington, DC European Union Delegation in the US delegation-usa-info@eeas.europa.eu
December 15, 2016

9:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Microsoft Innovation & Policy Center,
901 K Street, NW, 11th Floor,
Washington, DC20001
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