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International Cybersecurity Conference to Take Place at Georgetown


Keynote Speakers:

  • Hon. William J. Lynn III, former deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Defense
  • Hon. Jane Holl Lute, deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security
  • Hon. Howard A. Schmidt, Cybersecurity Coordinator at the White House

For full schedule of speakers:


2012 International Engagement on Cybersecurity Conference

Georgetown University’s Institute for Law, Science & Global Security’s second annual conference on international engagement in cyberspace promotes a dialogue among policymakers, academics and key industry stakeholders from across the globe, and explores the worldwide community’s increasing interconnectivity in this domain. Drawing on the experience of government practitioners, industry representatives and academic scholars, this event will bring a multidisciplinary and international approach to the challenges of cyberspace from technical, corporate, legal and policy fields both in the United States and abroad.

Event schedule:

8:30 a.m. - Welcome and Introductory Remarks
Dr. Catherine Lotrionte, director of the Institute for Law, Science and Global Security at Georgetown University

8:45 a.m. - Keynote Address by William J. Lynn III and Jane Holl Lute

9:30 a.m. - Hon. Howard A. Schmidt, cybersecurity coordinator at the White House

10:00 a.m. - Panel One: “National Security and Diplomatic Efforts”

11:30 a.m. - Panel Two: “Law Enforcement Efforts Across National Borders”

12:30 p.m. - Ms. Melissa Hathaway, president, Hathaway Global Strategies, LLC and former acting senior director for cyberspace at the National Security Council

1:00 p.m. - Lunch Speakers
Dr. Stephen D. Crocker, chair, ICANN

2:45 p.m. - Panel Three: “Commercial Perspectives”

4:30 p.m. - Panel Four: “International Collaborative Responses to Cyber Incidences”

6:00 p.m. - Closing Remarks:
Mr. Richard A. Clarke, managing partner, Good Harbor Consulting, LLC

For a full conference schedule and list of panelists, please visit:

WHEN: Tuesday, April 10th, 8:30am - 6:00pm
WHERE: Lohrfink Auditorium (Hariri Building)
Georgetown University
37th & O Street, NW
Washington, DC 20057
SPONSORS: Georgetown University's Institute for Law, Science, and Global Security and The Atlantic Council.
COVERAGE: Media interested in attending must RSVP to Rob Mathis at 202-687-4328 or Press will need to present valid credentials on campus.
Rob Mathis


Georgetown University37th and O Streets, N.W., Washington D.C. 20057(202) 687.0100

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