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Monday, January 25

10:00am PST

Registration and Coffee
Monday January 25, 2016 10:00am - 11:00am PST
7th Floor, Plenary Room The Newseum, 555 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001

11:00am PST

Welcoming Remarks
Monday January 25, 2016 11:00am - 11:05am PST
7th Floor, Plenary Room The Newseum, 555 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001

11:05am PST

A Keynote Address by the Assistant Attorney General Leslie R. Caldwell
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Leslie Caldwell

Assistant Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice
Leslie R. Caldwell was confirmed as the Assistant Attorney General for the Criminal Division on May 15, 2014. As head of the Criminal Division, Ms. Caldwell oversees nearly 600 attorneys who prosecute federal criminal cases across the country, help develop criminal law and formulate... Read More →

Monday January 25, 2016 11:05am - 11:25am PST
7th Floor, Plenary Room The Newseum, 555 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001

11:25am PST

A Keynote Discussion with Terrell McSweeny, Federal Trade Commission
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Kashmir Hill

Editor of Real Future, Fusion
Kashmir Hill is the editor of Real Future, Fusion's technology site. She writes about privacy in the Internet age. 
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Terrell McSweeny

Commissioner, Federal Trade Commission
Terrell McSweeny was sworn in as a Commissioner of the Federal Trade Commission on April 28, 2014, to a term that expires on September 25, 2017.  Prior to joining the Commission, McSweeny served as Chief Counsel for Competition Policy and Intergovernmental Relations for the U.S... Read More →

Monday January 25, 2016 11:25am - 11:40am PST
7th Floor, Plenary Room The Newseum, 555 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001

11:40am PST

A Keynote Discussion with Max Schrems and Amie Stepanovich, Access Now
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Amie Stepanovich

U.S. Policy Manager, Access Now
Amie Stepanovich is U.S. Policy Manager at Access Now. Amie is an expert in domestic surveillance, cybersecurity, and privacy law. At Access, Amie leads projects on digital due process and responds to threats at the intersection of human rights and communications surveillance. Previously... Read More →

Monday January 25, 2016 11:40am - 12:00pm PST

12:00pm PST

Networking Lunch
Monday January 25, 2016 12:00pm - 1:15pm PST

1:15pm PST

The Collapse of the EU Safe Harbor: Assessing the Damage and Exploring Solutions
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Kelly A. DeMarchis

Kelly A. DeMarchis is counsel in the firm's Regulatory Affairs Practice Group, where she advises and represents clients on issues related to privacy and e-commerce.Ms. DeMarchis concentrates on U.S. and global personal data privacy issues.  She has provided advice to companies responding... Read More →

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Andrea Glorioso

Counselor, Delegation of the European Union to the U.S.
Andrea Glorioso (Mr) is the Counsellor for the Digital Economy at the Delegation of the European Union to the USA, in Washington DC. In this role, he acts as the liaison between the EU and US on policy, regulation and research activities related to the Internet and Information and... Read More →
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Meg Jones

Assistant Professor, Georgetown University
Prof. Meg Leta (Ambrose) Jones is an assistant professor in Georgetown University's Communication, Culture & Technology department where she researches and teaches in the area of technology law and policy. Her research interests cover a wide range of technology policy issues including... Read More →
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Bijan Madhani

Senior Policy Counsel, CCIA
Bijan Madhani is Public Policy & Regulatory Counsel at the Computer & Communications Industry Association. He concentrates primarily on privacy and surveillance policy, cybersecurity, and Internet governance issues. He received his J.D. in 2013 from American University Washington... Read More →

Introductory Remarks
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Justin Antonipallai

Counselor to the Secretary with Delegated Duties of Under Secretary for Economic Affairs, U.S. Department of Commerce

Monday January 25, 2016 1:15pm - 2:15pm PST
Room 704 The Newseum

2:15pm PST

Coffee Break
Monday January 25, 2016 2:15pm - 2:40pm PST

2:40pm PST

Dynamic Trends in the Collection and Use of Consumer Online Data
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Nancy Libin

Jenner & Block
Nancy C. Libin is a member of the Privacy and Information Governance and Communications, Internet & Technology Practices at Jenner & Block. Clients seek her counsel on a variety of legal and policy issues related to data privacy, national security and cybersecurity.  A former chief... Read More →

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Daniel Castro

Vice President, Information Technology and Innovation Foundation
Daniel Castro is the Vice President of the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation and Director of the Center for Data Innovation(link is external). Mr. Castro writes and speaks on a variety of issues related to information technology and internet policy, including privacy... Read More →
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Jim Halpert

DLA Piper
Jim Halpert advises clients regarding compliance and risk management strategies for and transactions relating to transnational, federal and state security and privacy regulations, industry best practices and self-regulatory initiatives, and has represented clients in major security... Read More →
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David Robinson

Principle, Upturn
David Robinson is a principal at Upturn, a team of technologists based in Washington DC. Upturn works alongside social sector organizations to shape the impact of new technologies on people’s lives.  For example, David is currently working with a coalition of civil rights groups... Read More →
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Peter Swire

Professor of Law and Ethics, Georgia Institute of Technology
Peter Swire has been a leading privacy and cyberlaw scholar, government leader, and practitioner since the rise of the Internet in the 1990’s. In 2013, he became the Nancy J. and Lawrence P. Huang Professor of Law and Ethics at the Georgia institute of Technology. Swire teaches... Read More →

Monday January 25, 2016 2:40pm - 3:40pm PST
Room 709 The Newseum

2:40pm PST

International Perspectives of the State of Governance on the Internet
Introductory Remarks by Larry Strickling, Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information, U.S. Department of Commerce

Governance on the Internet refers to managing the myriad human activity that has migrated to the Internet since its inception. Major global issues like security, human rights, cross boundary issues, intellectual property claims and consumer protection, have taken on new forms a networked world and challenged Internet governance stakeholders to shape effective policies. What is the state of play internationally regarding governmental cooperation and conflict with regards to Internet governance? What is the prognosis for convergence and cooperation in critical areas of human endeavors online?

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Bertrand de la Chapelle

Director, Internet & Jurisdiction Project
Bertrand de La Chapelle is the Director of the Internet & Jurisdiction Project. He served as a Director on the ICANN Board from 2010 to 2013. From 2006 to 2010, he was France’s Thematic Ambassador and Special Envoy for the Information Society, participating in all WSIS follow-up... Read More →
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Cheryl Miller

Director International Public Policy and Regulatory Affairs, Verizon
Cheryl Miller has been the Director of International Public Policy and Regulatory Affairs at Verizon since May 2013, though she has been with the company since May 2011, previously as the Director of Technology Policy, She is also a member of the Executive Board for IGFSA, a... Read More →

Introductory Remarks
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Larry Strickling

Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information, United States Department of Commerce
Lawrence E. Strickling was sworn in as Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information at the Department of Commerce in June 2009. In this role, Strickling serves as Administrator of the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), the Executive Branch... Read More →

Monday January 25, 2016 2:40pm - 3:40pm PST
Room 704 The Newseum

3:50pm PST

Fireside Chat: Zero Rating & the App-Accessed Internet - Can It Be Squared with Principles of Net Neutrality?
Zero-rating plans and offerings continue to emerge across the world as a way to provide certain Internet content and applications to citizens at free or special costs. These services often are referred to as “toll-free data.” Sometimes this zero-rated Internet content is provided at reduced rates (sometimes even free) or at attractive terms (the content does not count against a mobile data cap, for instance). Many different zero-rating services have emerged in the U.S. and around the world. Some plans provide free services and content in developing communities around the globe. Others are domestic and entertainment-based. There are many others and more certainly on the way. Our panel will look at the myriad zero rating plans and will imagine what zero rating plans are on the horizon around the world and at home. They will discuss the benefits of zero rating plans and also address criticism that some of these plans run afoul of net neutrality principles.

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Kevin Martin

Vice President, Mobile and Global Access Policy, Facebook
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Roslyn Layton, PhD

Visiting Researcher, Strand Consult
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Barbara van Schewick

Professor of Law and (by Courtesy) Electrical Engineering, Stanford Law School

Monday January 25, 2016 3:50pm - 4:50pm PST
Room 709 The Newseum

3:50pm PST

High Noon for the IANA Transition
As the Internet becomes more visible and important, governments and international organizations have become increasingly concerned about how, and by whom, it is administered. The US government, which currently exercises some control over these functions through its contract with ICANN to administer the IANA function, has stated its intent to release its control provided that the ICANN's multistakeholder community is mature enough for effective private sector-led self-government, but this transition has seen a number of delays. The United Nations, both directly and through the ITU, has expressed views that the Internet should be administered through international organizations. Countries have expressed a variety of opinions, generally reflecting their attitudes toward the management of information generally. Internet governance has become highly politicized, with the control of the critical identifiers, i.e. IP addresses and domain names, at the focus of attention and dispute. Stakeholders are waiting to see if the IANA transition succeeds, and some are ready to seize the moment to push significantly different administrative regimes once it does. This drama is being played out as we meet.

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Laura DeNardis

American University
Dr. Laura DeNardis is a scholar of Internet architecture and governance and a Professor in the School of Communication at American University in Washington, DC. The author of The Global War for Internet Governance (Yale University Press 2014) and other books, her expertise has been... Read More →

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Alissa Cooper

Distinguished Engineer, Cisco
Dr. Alissa Cooper is a Distinguished Engineer in the Collaboration Technology Group at Cisco Systems, where she is responsible for driving privacy and policy strategy within the company’s portfolio of real-time collaboration products, including voice and video conferencing, messaging... Read More →
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Steve DelBianco

President & CEO, NetChoice
As President and CEO, Steve works with NetChoice members to set and execute the NetChoice agenda.Steve has become a well-known expert on Internet governance, online consumer protection, and Internet taxation. He’s provided expert testimony in 25 Congressional hearings and many more... Read More →
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David Redl

Counsel, U.S House Committee on Energy and Commerce
David Redl is Counsel on the majority staff of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce. In his role with the Committee, Mr. Redl works with the communications and technology subcommittee with a specific focus on spectrum issues. Prior to joining the... Read More →
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Greg Shatan

Partner, Abelman Frayne & Schwab
Greg Shatan is a partner with the New York law firm of Abelman Frayne & Schwab. His practice focuses on intellectual property and technology transactions, Internet and domain name law matters, trademark protection and enforcement, and web accessibility. Greg is President of the Intellectual... Read More →
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Chris Wilson

Vice President, Government Affairs, 21st Century Fox
Chris Wilson is a seasoned government affairs professional with nearly 20 years of experience in public policy, with particular focus on telecommunications, intellectual property, and Internet governance law. Chris currently is Vice President, Government Affairs, for the 21st Century... Read More →

Monday January 25, 2016 3:50pm - 4:50pm PST
Room 704 The Newseum

5:00pm PST

Cocktail & Networking Reception
Monday January 25, 2016 5:00pm - 6:30pm PST
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