Eighth Annual Parliament & Internet Conference Agenda Announced
The agenda for the Eighth Annual Parliament & Internet Conference has been announced. The Conference will be held on 31st October 2013 in the Houses of Parliament and bring together over two hundred leading stakeholders from Parliament, Government, civil society, technology companies, consumer groups and academic organisations.
This year’s highlights include speeches from Communications Minister Ed Vaizey MP, Cyber Security Minister James Brokenshire MP, Cabinet Office Minister Chloe Smith MP and Ofcom’s Chief Executive Ed Richards. In addition there are a range of break-out discussions, plenary panel sessions and networking opportunities.
The Conference remains free of charge thanks to the kind sponsorship of Nominet, but due to consistently high demand, tickets are unfortunately not guaranteed for all those who apply. Those who apply will be notified if they have been successful as soon as possible.
The Eighth Annual Parliament and Internet Conference
31st October 2013
Kindly sponsored by Nominet
9.20am Welcome and Introduction: PICTFOR Parliamentary Officers
9.30am Plenary Session: Are We Privitising Morality?, with Julian Huppert MP and more
10.20am Keynote Speech: Paul Timmers, Director, European Commission DG CONNECT For Sustainable & Secure Society
11.10am Breakout sessions: UK-IGF; ISPA; e-skills UK
12.00pm Feedback reports
12.15pm Keynote Speech: James Brokenshire MP, Minister for Crime and Security, Home Office
12.45pm Networking Lunch, kindly sponsored by EE
1.35pm Keynote Speech: Hon Ed Vaizey MP, Minister for Culture, Communications and Creative Industries, DCMS
1.50pm Keynote Speech: Ed Richards, CEO, Ofcom
2.00pm Question-and-Answer Session with Ed Vaizey and Ed Richards
2.20pm Breakout sessions: ICAEW, with Chloe Smith MP, Minister for the Cabinet Office with responsibility for Cyber security; DPA; Childnet
3.10pm Feedback reports
3.25pm Keynote Speech: To be announced
3.35pm Plenary Session: Making the Most of the Mobile Revolution
4.25pm Closing Remarks from Lesley Cowley and the Parliamentary Officers
4.30pm Drinks Reception