Power and Commerce in the Internet Age

25-26 Nov 2013 at Chatham House, Royal Institute of International Affairs, London, United Kingdom

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From 9:30 am - 2:00 pm

Summary:
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This event will explore the shifts in power and influence facilitated by the advent of large-scale digital connectivity, in relations between states, governments, individuals and the private sector.

Description:
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Is the internet fundamentally changing the face of politics?

Increased connectivity has changed state-to-state relationships and relations between governments, individuals and the private sector. Patterns of economic interaction and the nature, size and scope of the global economy are being transformed.

Join policy-makers, business leaders, expert netizens and activists to discuss the key issues that come with increased connectivity:
• How will the next 2 billion internet users affect the demand for services, products and methods of delivery?
• What can be done to minimize the risks of criminal activity online?
• Where does the balance lie between the benefits of governments and private sector actors having access to 'big data' and threats to privacy and anonymity?
• Will the internet fracture under the pressure of differing state approaches to controlling it?

Price:
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Standard NGO/Academic/Association Early Booking Rate - bookable until 25 September: GBP 450 + VAT
Standard NGO/Academic/Association Rate: GBP 550 + VAT
Standard Government Early Booking Rate - bookable until 25 September: GBP 745 + VAT
Standard Government Rate: GBP 845 +VAT
Standard Commercial Early Booking Rate - bookable until 25 September: GBP 1,195 + VAT
Standard Commercial Rate: GBP 1,395 + VAT

Category: Conferences.

When
From: November 25, 2013 00:00
To: November 26, 2013 23:59
Where

Chatham House, Royal Institute of International Affairs, 10 St James's Square, SW1Y 4LE, London, United Kingdom

Category

Internet

Contact email
conferences@chathamhouse.org

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