On Friday, January 25, the Internet Governance Lab hosted Dr Emma L. Briant at a roundtable discussion where she presented her work on the “Propaganda Machine: The Hidden Story of Cambridge Analytica and the Digital Influence Industry.”
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.
The AU Internet Governance Lab is co-sponsoring the Washington College of Law (WCL)-hosted book talk “The Blockchain and the New Architecture of Trust” authored by Kevin Werbach, Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics at The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. The book talk will take place on Tuesday, January 29, 2019 from 5:30pm-9:00pm in the WCL Warren Building Room NT01.
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.
Internet Governance Lab Faculty Director Dr. Derrick Cogburn, Professor at the AU School of International Service and Kogod School of Business, will participate in the 13th Annual Meeting of the Internet Governance Forum (#IGF2018) hosted by the Government of France at UNESCO headquarters in Paris from November 12-14, 2018. Dr. Cogburn will play a multifaceted role, including speaking at a Disco-tech event on disability and Internet accessibility; presenting at a DCAD workshop; and moderating a Giganet panel on Cybersecurity and Sovereignty.
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.
AU Internet Governance Lab Faculty Director Dr. Laura DeNardis presented on cybersecurity and corporate governance during her session “The Internet of Things: Cyber Flashpoints in the Information Age” to high-level Board of Director executives from Latin America at the Yale School of Management’s Corporate Governance Program on Thursday, September 13, 2018.
On Friday, July 13, the AU Internet Governance Lab hosted a guest talk by Dr. V. Sridhar, Professor at the Centre for IT and Public Policy at the International Institute of Information Technology Bangalore (IIIT-B) in India, entitled "ICT Policies and Regulation: Is India Different from Other Countries?" Dr. Sridhar's talk focused on radio spectrum management, net neutrality regulation, regulation of the app economy, and privacy regulation.
Faculty Director Dr. Laura DeNardis is serving as a lead speaker and moderator at the 2018 State of the Field Workshop on the Digital Transformation hosted by the School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) at Columbia University on June 15, 2018. She is moderating the panel “Platforms and Governance Issues in the Digital Age” and is serving as a lead speaker on the panel “Internet of Things and Governance in the Digital Age.”