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Digital Age & Cyber Space: Maximizing Benefits , Minimizing Risks, Unleashing Creativity

28-29 (Tue-Wed) August, 2018

IDSA Campus, New Delhi, India

Speakers

Inaugural Session

Amitabh Kant

Amitabh Kant

CEO, Niti Aayog (National Institution for Transforming India), Government of India

Ambassador Jayant Prasad

Ambassador Jayant Prasad

Director General, Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA), India

Syed Munir Khasru

Syed Munir Khasru

Chairman, IPAG

Session I: Redefining the Rules of Engagement & Knowing the Game Changers

Syed Munir Khasru

Syed Munir Khasru

Chairman, IPAG

Richard Wike

Richard Wike

Director of Global Attitudes Research, Pew Research Center US

Dr. Stephen Tankel

Dr. Stephen Tankel

Associate Professor, American University Adjunct Senior Fellow, Center for a New American Security, US

Ambassador Latha Reddy

Ambassador Latha Reddy

Co-Chair of the Global Commission on the Stability of Cyberspace, India

Dipakshi Mehandru

Dipakshi Mehandru

Senior Advisor, Government Affairs and Public Policy, Dell, India

Session II: Security & Intelligence Apparatus: Are Old Methods Obsolete? What Paradigm Shifts Are Necessary?

Maj Gen Alok Deb, SM, VSM (Retired)

Maj Gen Alok Deb, SM, VSM (Retired)

Deputy Director General, Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA), India

Farah Pandith

Farah Pandith

Adjunct Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) & Head of Strategy, Institute of Strategic Dialogue, United Kingdom

Andrew Balmaks

Andrew Balmaks

Chairman, Institute for Regional Security, Australia

Benjamin Ang

Benjamin Ang

Senior Fellow, Center of Excellence for National Security (CENS), Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS), Singapore

KPM Das

KPM Das

India Cybersecurity Trust Officer, CISCO, India

Session III: Combating Online Terrorist Propaganda: Role of Major Tech Companies and the Need for a Coordinated Response on Defining the Propaganda

Shruti Pandalai

Shruti Pandalai

Associate Fellow, Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA), India

Scott Carpenter

Scott Carpenter

Managing Director, Jigsaw, Google, Adjunct Scholar, Washington Institute for Near East Policy, US

Jessie Lowry Francescon

Jessie Lowry Francescon

Senior Advisor, CVE Communications, US State Department & Director of Dialogue & Communication, Hedayah Centre, UAE

Serge Stroobants

Serge Stroobants

Director, Operations for Europe and the MENA Region, Institute for Economics and Peace, Belgium

Kavitha Kunhi Kannan

Kavitha Kunhi Kannan

Public Policy Manager, Facebook-India, South Asia and Central Asia

Session IV: Data Security in Corporations and Financial Institutions: The Menace of Information Theft

Amit Sharma

Amit Sharma

Additional Director, The Office of the Scientific Advisor of Defence Minister, Defence Research and Development Organization (D.R.D.O), Ministry of Defence, Government of India

Dr. John Mallery

Dr. John Mallery

Research Scientist, MIT Computer Science & Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, US

Damien Manuel

Damien Manuel

Director, Cyber Security Research and Innovation Centre (CSRI), School of Information Technology, Faculty of Science Engineering and Built Environment, Deakin University & Chairman, Australian Information Security Association (AISA), Australia

Mr. Omar Sherin

Mr. Omar Sherin

Cyber-Security Director, Ernst and Young, MENA Region, Qatar

Ashish Sonal

Ashish Sonal

CEO, Orkash, India

Special Key Note Speaker

Dr. Gulshan Rai

Dr. Gulshan Rai

National Cyber Security Coordinator, Prime Minister's Office, India

Session V: Data and Policy: Bridging the Knowledge Divide

Dr. Madan M. Oberoi

Dr. Madan M. Oberoi

Special Commissioner of Police, (Special Cell and Technology Cell), India

Klon Kitchen

Klon Kitchen

Senior Research Fellow for Technology, National Security, and Science, The Heritage Foundation, US

Puneet Kukreja

Puneet Kukreja

National Lead Partner - Cyber Australian Financial Services | Data Privacy and Protection Deloitte, Australia

Pukhraj Singh

Pukhraj Singh

CTO, Bhujang, India

Rafiqul Islam

Rafiqul Islam

Lead Analyst Cyber Initiative, IPAG

Session VI: State Intrusion for Public Safety vs. Citizens’ Rights to Personal Privacy: Where do we Draw the Line?

Dr. Sunil Agarwal

Dr. Sunil Agarwal

Deputy Director, Cyber Division National Security Council Secretariat (NSCS), Government of India

Syed Munir Khasru

Syed Munir Khasru

Chairman, The Institute for Policy, Advocacy, and Governance (IPAG)

Jamil N. Jaffer

Jamil N. Jaffer

Adjunct Professor, NSI Founder & Director, National Security Law & Policy Program, Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University, US

Albana Shala

Albana Shala

Chair of the International Programme for the Development of Communication (IPDC), UNESCO, France

Munish Sharma

Munish Sharma

Consultant, IDSA

August 28-29 (Tue-Wed), 2018

Day 1

9.00 am – 9.30 am

Registration

9.30 am – 10.15 am

Event Schedule

Welcome Address:

Ambassador Jayant Prasad

Director General, Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA), India


Opening Remarks:

Syed Munir Khasru
Chairman, IPAG


Address by the Special Guest

 


Keynote Address:

Amitabh Kant

CEO, Niti Aayog (National Institution for Transforming India), Government of India


Vote of Thanks


Audio-Visual


Group Photo

 

10.15 am – 10.30 am

Coffee Break

10.30 am – 12.00 pm

Session I: Redefining the Rules of Engagement & Knowing the Game Changers

Moderator:

Syed Munir Khasru

Chairman, The Institute for Policy, Advocacy, and Governance (IPAG)


Key Note Presentations:

Richard Wike

Director, Global Attitudes Research, Pew Research Center, US

Dr. Stephen Tankel

Associate Professor, American University & Adjunct Senior Fellow, Center for a New American Security, Washington D.C., US


Panel Discussion:

Panelists

Ambassador Latha Reddy

Co-Chair, Global Commission on the Stability of Cyberspace, India

Dipakshi Mehandru

Senior Advisor, Government Affairs and Public Policy, Dell, India


Intra Panel Discussion


Q&A and Open Floor Discussion

12.00 pm – 1.30 pm

Session II: Security and Intelligence Apparatus: Are Old Methods Obsolete? What Paradigm Shifts Are Necessary?

Moderator:

Maj Gen Alok Deb, SM, VSM (Retired)

Deputy Director General, Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA), India


Key Note Presentation:

Farah Pandith

Adjunct Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) & Head of Strategy

Institute for Strategic Dialogue (ISD), UK

 

Andrew Balmaks 

Chairman, Institute for Regional Security, Australia


Panel Discussion:

Panelists:

Benjamin Ang

Senior Fellow, S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS), Singapore

KPM Das

India Cybersecurity and Trust Officer, CISCO


Intra Panel Discussion


Q&A and Open Floor Discussion

1.30 pm – 2.30 pm

Lunch Break

2.30 pm – 4.00 pm

Session III: Combating Online Terrorist Propaganda: Role of Major Tech Companies and the Need for a Coordinated Response on Defining the Propaganda

Moderator:

Shruti Pandalai

Fellow, IDSA


Key Note Presentation:

Scott Carpenter

Managing Director, Jigsaw, Google, US

Jessie Lowry Francescon

Senior Advisor of CVE Communications US State Department & Director of Dialogue & Communication, Hedayah Centre, UAE


Panel Discussion:

Panelists:

Serge Stroobants

Director of Operations for Europe and the MENA Region, Institute for Economics and Peace, Belgium.

Kavitha Kunhi Kannan

Public Policy Manager, Facebook-India, South Asia and Central Asia


 Intra Panel Discussion 


 Q&A and Open Floor Discussion

2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Parallel Session: Workshop by CISCO (Invitation Only) Digital Convergence in The Battlefield: A Cyber View

Speaker:

KPM Das, India Cybersecurity and Trust Officer, CISCO

Security Solutions for Defence: The Digital Battlefield and its Components

Security Solutions for Defence: Security Architectures for Defence

Building Security Competencies: Cyber Range

Executing Security Operations: SOC for the Digital Force

Threat Intelligence: TALOS and Proposition for CERT-Army/Navy/AF

4.00 pm– 4.15 pm

Coffee Break

4.15 pm – 5.45 pm

Session IV: Data Security in Corporations and Financial Institutions: The Menace of Information Theft

Moderator:

Amit Sharma

Additional Director in the Office of the Scientific Advisor of Defence Minister, Defence Research and Development Organization (D.R.D.O), Ministry of Defence, Government of India


Key Note Presentation:

Dr. John Mallery

Research Scientist, Computer Science and AI Laboratory Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), US

Damien Manuel

Director, Cyber Security Research and Innovation Centre (CSRI), School of Information Technology, Faculty of Science Engineering and Built Environment, & Chairman – Australian Information Security Association (AISA)


Panel Discussion:

Panelists:

Omar Sherin 

Director of Cyber Security Ernst and Young-MENA, Qatar

Ashish Sonal

CEO, Orkash, India


Intra Panel Discussion


Q&A and Open Floor Discussion

Day 2

10.00 am – 10.30 am

Special Key Note Speaker

 

Dr. Gulshan Rai

National Cyber Security Coordinator, Prime Minister Office, Government of India

10.30 am – 12.00 pm

Session V: Data and Policy: Bridging the Knowledge Divide

Moderator:

Dr. Madan M. Oberoi

Special Commissioner of Police (Special Cell and Technology Cell), Delhi Police, India


Key Note Presentation:

Klon Kitchen

Senior Research Fellow, Technology, National Security and Science Policy, The Heritage Foundation, US

Puneet Kukreja

Partner, Cyber Advisory and Threat Intelligence, Deloitte, Australia


Panel Discussion:

Panelists:

Pukhraj Singh

CTO, Bhujang, India

Rafiqul Islam

Lead Analyst, Cyber Initiative, IPAG


Intra Panel Discussion


 Q&A and Open Floor Discussion

10.30 am – 12.00 pm

Parallel Session: Workshop by Facebook (Invitation Only) Facebook Community Standards Roundtable

Speakers:

Kavitha Kunhi Kannan

Public Policy Manager (India, South Asia & Central Asia), Facebook

Varun Reddy

Public Policy Manager, (Content), Facebook

12.00 pm – 12:15 pm

Coffee Break

12.15 pm – 1.45 pm

Session VI: State Intrusion for Public Safety vs. Citizens’ Rights to Personal Privacy: Where do we Draw the Line?

Moderator:

Dr. Sunil Agarwal

Deputy Director, Cyber Division National Security Council Secretariat (NSCS) Government of India


Key Note Presentation:

Syed Munir Khasru

Chairman, IPAG

Jamil N. Jaffer

Adjunct Professor, NSI Founder, and Director, National Security Law & Policy Program, Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University, US


Panel Discussion:

Panelists:

Albana Shala

Chair, UNESCO IPDC Council, France

Munish Sharma

Consultant, IDSA


Intra Panel Discussion


Q&A and Open Floor Discussion

1:45 pm – 2:45 pm

Lunch


 

Event Coordinators

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Abdullah Ar Rafee

Senior Research Associate

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Priyanshi Chauhan

Senior Research Associate

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Location

St Mary Rd, Shankar Vihar,

New Delhi, Delhi 110057, India