IGP’s 7th Annual Conference, “From Internet Governance to Digital Political Economy,” is only a few days away. We’ve added a few new things, including Louise Marie Hurel Silva Dias to the opening panel discussion, and an assessment of the new Trans-Atlantic Data Privacy Framework by U.S. privacy law scholar Peter Swire and German political scientist Wolf Schuenemann. You can still RSVP to attend in person or RSVP to watch the webcast.

All times below are in Central European Standard Time.

Monday, October 17 (9:00 – 17:00, CEST)

9:00 | Welcome remarks

  • A.H.M. Heaver, Ministry of Economic Affairs, NL
  • Milton Mueller, Georgia Institute of Technology

9:30 | (Re)Defining the field: From IG to Digital Political Economy

Moderator: Tatiana Tropina, U Leiden

  • Panelists: Milton Mueller, Georgia Tech; Jan Aart Scholte, U Leiden; Michel van Eeten, Technology U of Delft; Louise Marie Hurel, LSE

Data Governance

  • 11:00 | Exploring the role of data enclosure in the digital political economy, Brenden Kuerbis, Georgia Institute of Technology, US
  • 11:30 | Platform antitrust in China, Hao Wang, Peking University, PRC
  • 12:00 | Critique of the Surveillance Capitalism thesis. Milton Mueller, Georgia institute of Technology, US

Standards and Security

  • 13:30 | Web PKI and Non-governmental Governance of Trust on the Internet: Karl Grindal, U of New Hampshire, Karl Grindal, University of New Hampshire, USA
  • 14:00 | The standardisation of lawful interception technologies in the 3GPP: Niels ten Oever, U Amsterdam, C. Becker, R. Nanni, NL
  • 14:30 | Privacy and Security Implications of Regulation of Digital Services in the EU and US: Mikołaj Barczentewicz, Surrey U., UK

Platform political economy

  • 15:30 | India Stack. Jyoti Panday, Internet Governance Project, IN
  • 16:00 | Distributing Power through Distributed Technology? Blockchain Experiments in Land governance. M Campbell-Verduyn, U Groningen, NL
  • 16:30 | Antitrust, Regulation, and User Union in the Era of Digital Platforms. L. Cong, Cornell U& S Mayer, U. Chicago, US

Tuesday, October 18 (9:00 – 17:00, CEST)

9:00 | Teaching Digital Political Economy

  • Seda Gürses, Technology University of Delft
  • Milton Mueller, Georgia Institute of Technology

10:00 | Industrial Policy and the Digital Economy

  • Moderator: Shane Tews, American Enterprise Institute, US
  • Panelists: George Calhoun, Stevens Institute of Technology and Forbes Magazine; Dirk Auer, U Liège

Transnationalism vs. Sovereignty in the Digital Political Economy, 1

  • 11:30 | Europe and global governance of internet identifiers. Elena Plexida, ICANN, BE
  • 12:00 | EU’ Narratives and Trade Policy on Data Flows Compared to US and China. Svetlana Yakovleva, IVIR, U Amsterdam, NL
  • 12:30 | Governing cross-border data flows, YC Chin & Jingwu Zhou, Beijing Normal U, PRC

Transnationalism vs. Sovereignty in the Digital Political Economy, 2

  • 14:00 | National Security Creep in Corporate Transactions. Kristin Eichensehr, University of Virginia Law, US
  • 14:30 | Analysis of European Digital Regulatory Efforts. Pierre LaRouche, U. Montreal, CA

15:00 | The new Trans-Atlantic Data Privacy Framework

  • Moderator: Milton Mueller, Georgia Institute of Technology, US
  • Panelists: Peter Swire, Georgia Institute of Technology US; Wolf Schünemann, University of Hildesheim, DE

16:00 | Reprise: From Internet Governance to Digital Political Economy

  • Reconsidering the definition of the field. Laura DeNardis, Georgetown U, US
  • 16:30 | Plenary Discussion

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