[bestbits] RightsCon sessions: Data localisation & Trade agreements and e-commerce
mariliamaciel at gmail.com
Wed Mar 29 05:49:10 EDT 2017
For those attending RightsCon, we are happy to invite you to two sessions
co-organised by DiploFoundation:
*Session 1: ‘Data Localisation: Human Rights and Economic Impacts’, *organised
by *CDT *and *Diplo*, will take place on Thursday, the 30th, from 9:00 to
10:15, at room Stoclet (ground floor).
The discussion will be moderated by *Greg Nojeim*, Senior Counsel and
Director of Freedom, Security and Technology Project at CDT, and *Jovan
Kurbalija*, Director of DiploFoundation and Head of the Geneva Internet
Platform. In an interactive way, this roundtable will discuss the economic
and human rights consequences of forced and voluntary data localisation.
Bertrand de La Chapelle, director of the Internet and Jurisdiction project
María Paz Canales, Directora Ejecutiva de Derechos Digitales
Steve Crown, Vice President and Deputy General Counsel of Microsoft
Maarit Palovirta, Senior Manager, Regional Affairs Europe at the Internet
Andrei Soltatov, Russian Investigative Journalist, co-founder and editor of
Agentura.ru <http://agentura.ru/>, a watchdog of the activities of the
Russian secret services.
This session is part of RightsCon track 11, Borders and Boundaries:
Jurisdiction, sovereignty, & legal landscapes.
*Session 2: ‘Trade agreements and electronic commerce—the users'
perspective’*, is co-organised by Electronic Frontier Foundation (*EFF*), D
*iploFoundation*, European Digital Rights (*EDRi*) and *Public Citizen*. It
will take place on Friday, from 12:00 to 13:15, at room Creativity &
Exploration (1st floor). The session will discuss the inclusion of digital
policy issues in trade agreements and multilateral negotiations. Speakers
Maryant Fernández Pérez (Advocacy Manager at EDRi),
Burcu Kilic (Public Citizen)
Jeremy Malcolm (Senior Global Policy Analyst, EFF)
Michael Geist (University of Ottawa)
Marilia Maciel (DiploFoundation)
This session is part of track 8: Trade Agreements and Ownership: Copyright,
liability, and trade wars.
We look forward to meeting some of you there!
All the best wishes,
Digital Policy Senior Researcher, DiploFoundation
WMO Building *|* 7bis, Avenue de la Paix *| *1211 Geneva - Switzerland
*Tel *+41 (0) 22 9073632 *| *
*Email*: *MariliaM at diplomacy.edu <mariliam at diplomacy.edu>* *|** Twitter: *
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