Economic growth and international security are increasingly endangered by national policies governing the secure flow of information and data handling. To identify ways to mitigate the negative consequences of growing Internet fragmentation, the EastWest Institute’s Global Cooperation in Cyberspace Initiative is convening policymakers, business leaders, technical experts and civil society.
The summit, taking place at the German Foreign Office Conference Center, will continue on the success of the first four summits in Dallas (2010), London (2011), New Delhi (2012) and Silicon Valley (2013).
Strong representation from China, Europe, India, Russia and the United States will form the participant body. Confirmed speakers for the summit include German Minister of the InteriorThomas de Maizière, State Secretary of the Federal Foreign Office of Germany Markus Ederer, U.S. Under Secretary for National Protection and Programs Directorate, Department of Homeland Security Suzanne Spaulding, Chinese Coordinator for Cyber Affairs Fu Cong, Microsoft's Corporate Vice President for Trustworthy Computing Group Scott Charney, Huawei Technologies' Senior Vice President and Global Cyber Security Officer John Suffolk, and former Deputy National Security Adviser of India Latha Reddy.
The summit is unique by its truly global scope—our ability to bring experts from different countries and sectors together to forge solutions. The event is by invitation only. For more information on the summit and how to attend, please contact Ashley Dennee firstname.lastname@example.org.