The EastWest Institute is hosting the Global Cooperation in Cyberspace Progress Roundtable in Palo Alto, CA, on June 23; the meeting is the annual strategic review of EWI’s cyberspace cooperation program.

Forty leaders from EWI’s cyber cooperation breakthrough groups and other key stakeholders will gather to discuss their work streams and examine synergies and gaps. Some of the crucial issues that will be discussed include a) securing ICT products & services; b) behavior norms in cyberspace; c) the industrial Internet of Things; and d) encryption.

Among the principal participants at this year’s roundtable are:

  • Scott Charney, Corporate Vice President, Trustworthy Computing, Microsoft
  • Ray Dolan, President and CEO, Sonus Networks
  • Herb Lin, Senior Research Scholar for Cyber Policy and Security, Center for International Security and Cooperation, Stanford University
  • Bruce W. McConnell, Global Vice President, EastWest Institute
  • Andy Purdy, Chief Security Officer, Huawei Technologies USA
  • Latha Reddy, Distinguished Fellow, EastWest Institute; Former Deputy National Security Advisor of India; Member, Global Commission on Internet Governance
  • Inder Singh, Chief Marketing and Strategy Officer, Unisys Corporation
  • Derek Smith, Co-Founder and CEO, Shape
  • Eli Sugarman, Program Officer, Cyber Initiative, The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation

This meeting also serves to define priorities for EWI’s Seventh Global Cyberspace Cooperation Summit that will take place in March 2017 in the San Francisco Bay Area.

The Global Cooperation in Cyberspace Roundtable is organized with the support and leadership provided by: Microsoft, Huawei Technologies, Palo Alto Networks, Unisys, Sonus, Qihoo 360, NXP Semiconductors, CenturyLink, The Hague Centre for Strategic Studies, and The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation. EWI partners include: IEEE Communications Society, Munich Security Conference, The Open Group, Fudan University, the University of New South Wales, and Webster University Cyberspace Research Institute.

To learn more about the roundtable, and view the complete agenda please click here

The objective of EWI’s Global Cooperation in Cyberspace Initiative is to reduce conflict, crime and other disruptions in cyberspace and promote stability, innovation and inclusion. To learn more about this initiative, click here.