Internet Governance Lab Faculty Director Dr. Laura DeNardis, Professor at AU’s School of Communication, will speak on the panel “Internet Governance: Sovereignty or a New Geopolitical Order?” at the 15th Annual State of the Net Conference on January 29, 2019 hosted at the Newseum in Washington, DC.
AU Internet Governance Lab Faculty Director Dr. Derrick Cogburn presented “Analyzing Trends and Topics in Internet Governance and Cybersecurity Debates in Twelve Years of the Internet Governance Forum” at the 52nd Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS) on Friday, January 11, 2019. Among multiple other roles and presentations at the conference, Dr. Cogburn co-led the Minitrack on Text Mining and Data Analytics.
Internet Governance Lab Faculty Director Dr. Laura DeNardis served as a panelist in a luncheon conversation on the scholar-teacher ideal moderated by AU President Sylvia Burwell during the 30th Ann Ferren Conference on Teaching, Research & Learning hosted by AU’s Center for Teaching, Research and Learning. The conference took place on Friday, January 11, 2019 at American University.
Faculty Director Dr. Laura DeNardis, Professor at the AU School of Communication (SOC), will offer a keynote address at the inaugural conference “Novel Horizons: Responsible Behaviour in Cyberspace” hosted by The Hague Program for Cyber Norms at Leiden University in The Hague, Netherlands. She will be joined by Faculty Fellow Dr. Tim Maurer and Doctoral Researcher Erica Diya Basu at the conference taking place from November 5-7, 2018.
Internet Governance Lab Global Scholar Dr. Francesca Musiani, Associate Research Professor at the Institute for Communication Sciences (ISCC) at the French National Centre for Scientific Research, presented her research on November 1, 2018 in a session entitled “The Politics of Internet (De-)centralization: Peripheries, Centres, and their Implications for Networked Civil Liberties” at the 2018 Conference of the European Communication Research and Education Association in Lugano, Switzerland.
NetGov Lab faculty and doctoral students presented “Internet Governance Policy Research Impacts: Mapping, Methods and Messages” at the 46th Research Conference on Communications, Information, and Internet Policy (#TPRC46) hosted by American University's Washington College of Law (WCL) on September 22, 2018 from 2:00pm-3:30pm. Faculty Fellow Professor Fernando Laguarda serves as Chair of the TPRC Board. Under his leadership, #TPRC46 welcomed over 300 participants from across the country and around the world representing industry, academia, government, and civil society.
Internet Governance Lab Doctoral Researcher Erica Diya Basu presented her initial work-in-progress findings from her field research at the 20th edition of the Annenberg-Oxford Media Policy Summer Institute at the University of Oxford on August 3, 2018. Her PhD research examines the role of civil society organizations in shaping digital privacy discourse and influencing data protection policies in India.
Internet Governance Lab Doctoral Researcher Fernanda Rosa is one of three winners of the 46th Research Conference on Communications, Information, and Internet Policy (TPRC46) Student Paper Competition. Her paper is entitled "Internet Node as a Network of Relationships: Sociotechnical Aspects of an Internet Exchange Point." As part of this distinction, she receives sponsorship to attend the conference from September 21-22, 2018 at American University Washington College of Law; will present her paper at the prestigious conference; and will attend an Awards Luncheon.
Led by Faculty Director Dr. Derrick Cogburn, who is also Executive Director of the AU Institute on Disability and Public Policy (IDPP), the Internet Governance Lab is co-sponsoring the Side Event "Data, Disability and Development: Innovative Approaches to Monitoring and Evaluating CRPD Implementation and Disability-Inclusive Development using Big Data Analytics and Text Mining" at the 11th Conference of States Parties (COSP-11) to the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) at United Nations headquarters.
Several Internet Governance Lab scholars presented their research and were recognized with awards at the prestigious 68th Annual International Communication Association (ICA) Conference (#ICA18) in Prague, Czech Republic from May 24-28, 2018.