SSI’s Gregory F. Treverton speaks on “Data, Governance and Geopolitics”

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Gregory F. Treverton, Ph.D.,Gregory F. Treverton, Ph.D., professor of the practice of international relations and spatial sciences, is a featured speaker in an online webinar on “Data, Governance and Geopolitics” on Wednesday, October 28, 2020 from 10 – 11 am PT. The webinar is being presented by the Oxford Internet Institute (OII).

OII, a department of the University of Oxford, focuses on the societal opportunities and challenges posed by rapidly-developing Internet technologies. The “Data, Governance and Geopolitics” program is part of a “Wednesday Webinar” series that is open to the public.

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Joining Treverton in this webinar is internet pioneer Pari Esfandiari, a serial entrepreneur and sustainable development executive. Treverton and Esfandiari are co-founders of the Global TechnoPolitics Forum, an independent organization with the mission of shaping public debate and facilitating global coordination at the intersection of technology and geopolitics.

Philip N. Howard, OII director, will moderate the discussion. Howard, a professor of internet studies with the University of Oxford, researches how new information technologies are used in both civic engagement and social control in countries around the world.

Treverton served as chairman of the National Intelligence Council and is recognized as an expert in global risk, national security and intelligence.

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