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March 30, 2020 11AM EST

Seminar 1: E-Commerce at the WTO: What’s Going On?

Speaker: Victor do Prado, Director, Council and Trade Negotiations Committee Division, WTO

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April 9, 2020 11AM EST

Seminar 2: Data Governance in Smart Cities


Professor Teresa Scassa, Canada Research Chair in Information Law, University of Ottawa Law School

Bianca Wylie, Senior Fellow at the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)

April 16, 2020 

Seminar 3: Why has data become a national security issue?


Carrie Cordero, the Robert M. Gates Senior Fellow and General Counsel at the Center for a New American Security

Colonel Sarah Albrycht, Senior Military Fellow, US Army

Susan Aaronson, Hub Director and Senior Fellow, CIGI

 Seminars 4 and 5 will return to digital trade issues. Seminar 4 will examine how data-driven technologies are changing trade and if/ how trade agreements should change to accommodate these new technologies. Seminar 5 will focus on developing countries and digital trade, and what a model agreement should include.  Date and speakers will be announced shortly.  

Looking further ahead, Seminar 6 will focus on encryption and Seminar 7 on how the web is experienced differently among various genders (with the Web Foundation)


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