2017 UK-IGF

UK-IGF 2017 meeting

Following on from an open call for agenda items and a preparatory meeting held on 15th May at the British Computer Society (see record of meeting here), the 2017 UK-IGF was held on Wednesday 13th September. The agenda including speaker bios is here.

Meeting reports

A full report from the day is now available here. You can also view a draft summary outlining the key themes that emerged from the day, which formed the basis of the UK’s messages for the 2017 IGF in Geneva.

Videos from all the sessions can be viewed below.

Welcome: Nominet CEO, Russell Haworth

Cyber-Security: Building a Policy Response to an Eminent Threat. Chair: Gordon Morrison, McAffee UK (Director of Government Relations), Richard Holmes, CGI Cyber-Secure Systems (Secure Systems Engineering Director), Dr Bob Nowill, Cyber-Security Challenge UK (Chairman), Prof. Christopher Hankin, Imperial College London (Director of the Institute for Security Science and Technology), Senior Speaker, National Cyber Security Centre

Ministerial Address: The Rt Hon Matt Hancock MP, Minister for Digital
at the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

Explainer Series: How can Businesses Increase Cyber Resilience?
Richard Horne, PwC (Cyber-Security Lead)

Education and Online Safety: Informed Digital Citizens: Hannah Broadbent, Childnet (Deputy CEO) and Sophie Linington, Parent Zone (Deputy CEO)

Mental Health and Accessibility Online: Dr Rachel O’Connell, The Trust Bridge (Founder and CEO)

How to Combat Fake News?: Chair: Mark Wood, Nominet (Chair), Carl Miller, Demos (Research Director), James Cook, Business Insider UK (Tech Editor), Chi Onwurah MP, (Shadow Minister for Industrial Strategy), Simon Milner, Facebook (Policy Director for UK, Middle East and Africa)

Explainer Series: Blockchain 101: Pratap Tambe, Tata Consultancy Services (Business Development Manager)

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