WEBCAST: Internet Governance Forum USA 2021

livestreamOn Wednesday / Thursday July 14-15 2021 the Internet Governance Forum USA (IGF-USA) will be held  and once again will be virtual. The IGF-USA has been facilitating discussions on the most important issues facing the Internet for over a decade. This year’s conference will bring together a diverse group of people with varying occupations and backgrounds to hear from experts in each field and collaboratively examine key topics regarding the internet and its future.

01 Welcome Session
Melinda Clem, Co-Chair, IGF-USA
Dustin Loup, Co-Chair, IGF-USA

02 Opening Keynote – Doreen Bogdan-Martin
Doreen Bogdan-Martin, Director, Telecommunication Development Bureau, International Telecommunication Union
Introduction: Gina Raimondo, U.S. Secretary of Commerce

03 Building Better Online Markets and Communities
Allison Davenport, Senior Public Policy Counsel, Wikimedia Foundation
Justin Curtis, Senior Director of Academic and Strategic Initiatives, The Bryn Mawr School
Matt Dunne, Founder and Executive Director, Center on Rural Innovation
Cory Doctorow
Sylvia Morse, Assistant Director, Cooperative Development Program, Center for Family Life
Katie Salen, Professor, Department of Informatics, University of California, Irvine
Michelle Fang, Chief Legal Officer, Turo
Derrius Quarles, Co-Founder and Co-CEO, BREAUX Capital
Moderator: Jerry Michalski

04 Why don’t we have better digital identity? What could we do if we did?
Pamela Dingle, Director of Identity Standards, Microsoft
Anne Wallwork, Senior Counselor for Strategic Policy and Innovation, U.S. Department of the Treasury
Patrick Kinsel, CEO and Co-Founder, Notarize.
Moderator: Jeremy Grant, Coordinator, Better Identity Coalition

05 100% Online: How to close the Internet access gap once and for all
Donald R. Cravins, Jr., Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, National Urban League
Sonia Jorge, Executive Director, Alliance for Affordable Internet
Alonso Melendez, Digital Equity and Inclusion Coordinator, Multnomah County Library
Michelle Connolly, Professor of the Practice, Economics Department, Duke University
Moderator: Jane Coffin, Senior Vice President, Internet Growth, Internet Society

06 The Social Platform Dilemma: Governance Approaches to Moderate Legal But “Objectionable” Content
Farzaneh Badiei, Director of Social Media Governance Initiative, Yale Law School
Julie Owono, Executive Director, Internet Sans Frontières
Alex Feerst, General Counsel, Neuralink
Rob Rakowitz, Initiative Lead – The Global Alliance for Responsible Media, World Federation of Advertisers
James Taylor, President, Heartland Institute
Steve DelBianco, President and CEO, NetChoice
Moderator: Courtney Radsch

07 Facilitating Interoperability – Bridging the Gaps in Supply Chain Security
Nathan Simington, Commissioner, Federal Communications Commission
Melinda Clem, Co-Chair, IGF-USA
Tatyana Bolton, Director, Cybersecurity and Emerging Threats, R Street
Greg Rattray, Co-Founder/Partner, Next Peak
Hemanshu Nigam, Partner, Venable
Moderator: Melissa Griffith, Public Policy Fellow, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

08 The Road to IoT Security: Industry and Government Working Together
Adam Sedgewick, Senior Information Technology Policy Advisor, NIST
Dr. Amit Elazari, Director of Global Cybersecurity Policy, Intel
Michael Bergman, Vice President of Technology and Standards, CTA
Paul Eisler, Senior Director of Cybersecurity, USTelecom
Moderator: Shane Tews, President, Logan Circle Strategies

09 The Future of Data: Privacy Foundations and Legislative Approaches
Marty Abrams, Executive Director, The Information Accountability Foundation
Jennifer Huddleston, Director of Technology and Innovation Policy, American Action Forum
Peter Winn, Acting Chief Privacy and Civil Liberties Officer, United States Department of Justice
Jane Bambauer, Professor of Law, University of Arizona
Moderator: Stu Ingis, Chairman, Venable

10 Reexamining Antitrust in a Digital Economy
Rachel Bovard, Senior Director of Policy, Conservative Partnership Institute
Dr. Ling Ling Ang, Associate Director, NERA Economic Consulting
Elyse Dorsey, Adjunct Professor, Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University
Dr. David Teece, Chairman and Principal Executive Officer, Berkeley Research Group
Moderator: Ben Brody, Senior Reporter, Protocol

11 Scenarios for 2026: Will everything work everywhere?
David Bray, Director, GeoTech Center and GeoTech Commission, Atlantic Council
Deji Bryce Olukotun, Director of Policy & Corporate Social Responsibility, Sonos
Harriet Pearson, Senior Counsel, Hogan Lovells
Melissa Hathaway, President, Hathaway Global Strategies
Nick Merrill, Director, Daylight Lab at the UC Berkeley Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity
Moderator: Mike Nelson, Senior Fellow, Technology and International Affairs Program, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace


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