[governance] WEBCAST TODAY: Toomas Hendrik Ilves + 2020 Niejelow Rodin Global Digital Futures Forum

Joly MacFie joly at punkcast.com
Fri Feb 21 04:19:41 EST 2020

Toomas Hendrik Ilves was the President of Estonia fro, 2006 to 2016.  From
Wikipedia "*In 2013 he chaired the High-Level Panel on Global Internet
Cooperation and Governance Mechanisms convened by ICANN
<https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ICANN>. From 2014 to 2015 Ilves was the
co-chair of the advisory panel of the World Bank
<https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_Bank>'s World Development Report
<https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_Development_Report> 2016 "Digital
Dividends" and was also the chair of World Economic Forum
<https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_Economic_Forum>'s Global Agenda
Council on Cyber Security beginning in June 2014. Beginning in 2016, Ilves
has been co-chairing The World Economic Forum
<https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_Economic_Forum> working group '**The
Global Futures Council on Blockchain Technology'." *Should be an
interesting fireside chat with Dean Janow.

The Global Digital Futures Forum is somewhat pared down in length from
previous years, but not in strength. High-level, as always.

ISOC Live posted: "Today, Friday February 21 2020 the Columbia University
School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) and Columbia World
Projects present a double event. First, at 1pm EST (18:00 UTC) former
Estonia President Toomas Hendrik Ilves will deliver the Georg"

[image: livestream]
<https://livestream.com/internetsociety/gdf20>Today, *Friday
February 21 2020* the *Columbia University School of International and
Public Affairs <https://sipa.columbia.edu/>* (SIPA) and *Columbia World
Projects <https://worldprojects.columbia.edu/>* present a double event.
First, at *1pm EST* (18:00 UTC) former Estonia President *Toomas Hendrik
Ilves* will deliver the *George W. Ball Lecture
<https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Ball_(diplomat)>* in the form of a
discussion with SIPA *Dean Merit E. Janow*. This will be directly followed
at *2:30pm EST* (19:30 UTC) by the *Niejelow Rodin Global Digital Futures
The forum, now in its sixth year, brings together leading scholars from
across Columbia University, CEOs, senior policy makers, entrepreneurs,
legal and policy experts, amongst others to discuss the broad challenges
and opportunities created by the wide-ranging digital transformations
occurring in the world today. The theme of this year’s Forum is *Cybersecurity,
the Digital State, and Democratic Governance*. Both events will be webcast
live via a partnership with the* Internet Society New York Chapter

*VIEW ON LIVESTREAM: https://livestream.com/internetsociety/gdf20

*1:00pm-2:15pm | George W. Ball Lecture*
*2:30pm-4:00pm | Pursuing Digital and Cyber Peace*
*4:00pm-4:30pm | Data Flows and Transparency*
*4:30pm-6:00pm | Digital Identity: A Development Agenda*

*AGENDA: http://bit.ly/3bJpLPa <http://bit.ly/3bJpLPa>*

*TWITTER: @IlvesToomas <https://twitter.com/IlvesToomas>*
*#SIPADigitalFutures <https://bit.ly/sipadigitalfutures>*


Joly MacFie  +2185659365
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