I&J contributed

Published on
May 31, 2022

Bertrand De La Chapelle, Executive Director of the Internet & Jurisdiction Policy Network, was invited to speak at the conference “Our Immersive Digital Future: How Extended Reality May Affect International Relations” organized by the Digital Trade & Data Governance Hub, took place at The George Washington University on June 9 and 10, 2022.

The hybrid event discussed how extended reality may affect key issues and institutions of international governance, explored how it challenges the role of the nation-state, corporations, and individuals, and examined the adoption of opportunities and risks posed by extended reality.

The session “Challenges to Law, Jurisdiction, and Governance in an Immersive World” brought together speakers from civil society, academia, and the private sector to provide an understanding of the current regulatory landscape and discuss challenges and opportunities of the jurisdiction on the Internet.

• Susan Aaronson, Director, Digital Trade and Data Governance Hub

• Bertrand de La Chapelle, Executive Director, Internet & Jurisdiction Policy Network
• Eugene Volokh, Gary T. Schwartz Distinguished Professor of Law, UCLA 
• Robert Currie, Professor of Law, Dalhousie University Schulich School of Law
• Tom Campbell, Founder and CEO, FutureGrasp