I&JPN to speak at WTO Simply Services Seminar on Digital Trade and post-COVID success

Published on
June 9, 2021

On June 22, 2021, Lorrayne Porciuncula, Director at the I&JPN Data & Jurisdiction Program and Co-Author of the Report  “We Need to Talk About Data: Framing the Debate Around the Free Flow of Data and Data Sovereignty”, will participate as a speaker in a World Trade Organization Simply Services Seminar: “Connectivity, Competition & Collaboration The 3Cs of Digital Trade: What policies for post-COVID success?”

The Seminar will explore the features of regulatory frameworks that enhance connectivity to communications infrastructures, so as to raise e-readiness and narrow the digital divide. Panelists will consider the cross-border data flow issues present in the digital trade space, the concerns being dealt with at the World Trade Organization and elsewhere within regulatory communities, service sectors, and technical disciplines. 

Panelists:

  • Raul Katz, Director of Business Strategy Research at the Columbia Institute for Tele-Information  
  • Shane Greenstein, The Martin Marshall Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School
  • Eva Sow Ebion, Director, i4Policy (TBC)
  • Lorrayne Porciuncula, Director, Data & Jurisdiction Program, Internet & Jurisdiction Policy Network
  • Marilia Maciel, Digital Policy Senior Researcher, DiploFoundation

Moderator:

  • Lee Tuthill, Senior Counsellor, WTO

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