21 Jun 2019
Geneva, Switzerland


The 2018 Geneva Internet L@W Research Colloquium will be held on 21 June 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland.

The colloquium will be organised by the Faculty of Law at the University of Geneva (UNIGE), in collaboration with the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University, the CRIDES Center for Economic Law and Society at the Catholic University of Louvain (UCL), the Geneva Internet Platform (GIP), and the Institute for Technology and Society of Rio (ITS).

The colloquium will provide Internet law researchers with the opportunity to:

  • Present their work-in-progress to a panel of experienced Internet law experts
  • Engage with one another in an informal setting
  • Have in-depth discussions and exchanges
  • Receive helpful feedback and advice
  • Select participants will also have a speaking opportunity at the Geneva Internet L@w Summer School

Topics to be covered at the colloquium include, inter alia:

  • emerging technologies (artificial intelligence, IoT, autonomous vehicles, blockchain, FinTech, etc.)
  • cybersecurity
  • digital privacy and online surveillance
  • free speech
  • consumer protection
  • social media
  • cloud computing
  • Internet infrastructure

Applicants are expected to be researchers whose research would benefit from feedback provided by senior colleagues and peers. Submissions for the colloquium are open until 15 May 2019. For more information, visit the event website.

The Geneva Internet Platform is an initiative of the Swiss authorities


Members of the Steering Committee are FDFA, OFCOM, Canton of Geneva, ETH-Zürich, and the University of Geneva

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