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Bridging the Gap in Cybersecurity Policy

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Bridging the Gap in Cybersecurity Policy

Time: Jun 02, 2017 @ 9:30AM - Jun 02, 2017 @ 1:30PM
Categories: Trade Alliance Programs & Events
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Bridging the Gap in Cybersecurity Policy: Emerging International and Domestic Issues

Friday, June 2, 2017
9:30 am - 1:30 pm


Trade Development Alliance of Greater Seattle
1301 Fifth Ave, Suite 1500
Seattle, WA

$25 Member  |  $35 Non-Member

Includes lunch


Luncheon Keynote: Congresswoman Suzan DelBene



Welcoming Remarks
The Honorable Bruce Dammeier, Pierce County Executive
Reşat Kasaba Director and Stanley D. Golub Chair of International Studies, Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington
Stephen Del Rosso Program Director, International Peace & Security, Carnegie Corporation of New York


Emerging International Cybersecurity Issues
Moderator:  Reşat Kasaba
Jessica Beyer, Lecturer, Jackson School of International Studies, Non-state Actors and International Cybersecurity Norms

Jim Vasatka, Director of Aviation Security, The Boeing Company Cybersecurity Insights and Lessons Learned from Building Aviation Security 

Jing De Jong-Chen, Partner and General Manager of Global Security Strategy, External and Legal Affairs Division, Microsoft, International Cybersecurity Norms and the Need for a Digital Geneva Convention 

Emerging Domestic Cybersecurity Issues
Moderator: Matt Morrison, Executive Director, Pacific Northwest Economic Region
Mark Raugas, Senior Scientist, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Protecting Critical Infrastructure
David Morris, Chief Technology Officer Cybsersecurity, Washington State Office of Cybersecurity, Building Systems for Economic Resiliency
Sara Curran, Professor, Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington, Cybersecurity Policy Education


Join TDA and the Jackson School of International Studies for an update on the state of cybersecurity today and the emerging role of cybersecurity in key industries.

Our panelists will address:

  • Analysis of emerging cyber threats and the geopolitical environment 
  • Cybersecurity insights and lessons learned from building aviation security
  • International cybersecurity norms and international trade
  • Non-state actors  
  • Protecting critical infrastructure and cybersecurity education
  • Potential cyber events to watch for in 2017 and beyond
  • Importance of strengthening U.S. cybersecurity through the next generation of cybersecurity experts, featuring student         subject experts 

Cybersecurity Student Subject Experts

Ranjini (Minnie) Ray Chaudhury

Area of expertise: India and Bangladesh cybersecurity policy, product localization, barriers to e-commerce, cybersecurity in low infrastructure environments 

Kayley Knopf

Area of expertise: Attribution of cyberattack, international cooperation and cybersecurity, nuclear security

Donghui Park

Area of expertise: East Asia cybersecurity dynamics, non-state actors (hackers) and cybersecurity, and cyber-warfare

Nicholas Steele

Area of expertise: Attribution of cyberattack, international cooperation and cybersecurity, China

Michael Walstrom

Area of expertise: Smart grid/electricity cybersecurity in developing contexts, Indian smart grid cybersecurity, US-India cybersecurity relations, critical infrastructure vulnerabilities, and India-Pakistan cyber-conflict

Yuxi Wei

Area of expertise: China cybersecurity policy, China-Russia cybersecurity relations, China-US cybersecurity relations

The conference is organized by the Jackson School of International Studies and the Trade Development Alliance of Greater Seattle in partnership with the Jackson Foundation and support from the Carnegie Corporation of New York.


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