The London Conference on Cyberspace 1st-2nd November (Engagement Links & Live stream)

You can follow them on Twitter!/londoncyber

The hashtag surprisingly is #LondonCyber

How to engage:

Via Twitter:

Tweet your questions in English in advance of the conference, or while it is taking place. Include the hashtag  #LondonCyber for general questions and add one of the following hashtags, corresponding with the relevant theme, so that we can match your question to the right session:
#social, #economic, #crime, #access, #security

Via Facebook:
You can go to the Foreign Secretary’s page on Facebook and ask a question in English there.
If you see a question that has already been asked, you can like it, to help us see what the most popular questions are.

The website is

The conference programme is here

PROGRAMME  -  November 2 (check for updates)


 Chair: Robin Niblett, Director, Chatham House

 Speakers to include:

Matthew Kirk, Group External Affairs Director, Vodafone

Erik Akerboom, National Coordinator Counter Terrorism and Security, Netherlands and President Cyber Security Council, Netherlands

Harry van Dorenmalen, Chief Executive Officer Europe, IBM, and member Cyber Security Council, Netherlands


10.30-11.00 Break


 11.00-13.25  Session 5: OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES (2)

 IV. Cyber Crime

Chair: James Brokenshire MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary for Crime and Security, Home Office

 Keynote speakers to include:

Scott Charney, Corporate Vice President, Trustworthy Computing Group, Microsoft

Eugene Kaspersky, Chief Executive Officer, Kaspersky Lab

Athalia Molokomme, Attorney General for Botswana

Peter Davies, Chief Executive Officer, Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre (CEOP)

Hyeon Yu, Cybercrime Investigation Professor, Korea Police Investigation Academy


V. Safe and Reliable Access

 Chair: Ed Vaizey, Minister for Culture, Communications and Creative Industries, Department for Culture, Media and Sport

 Keynote speakers to include:

Hamadoun Touré, Secretary General, International Telecommunication Union

Olivia Garfield, Chief Executive Officer, Openreach

Chen Lifang, Senior Corporate Vice President, Huawei

Roger Wilkins, Secretary General, Attorney General’s Department, Government of Australia

Rod Beckstrom, President and Chief Executive Officer, Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)


13.30-14.30  Break – Lunch


14.30-14.50  Session 6: SUMMING UP

 Foreign Secretary’s Statement

 15.00-15.30  Press Briefing


Live stream one

On Wednesday this stream will cover a Chatham House discussion on the role of private and public sectors, followed by sessions on cyber crime and will finish with the summing up from the chair and press conference.


Live stream two

This stream will show video from other events at the #LondonCyber conference including sessions on Internet Freedom, Social benefits of the web and safe and reliable access.

Update 1- Twitter feed in coordinated colours ish added by Live stream

Update 2 – 2 pm Twitter feed moved away from Live streams as its creating interference – apologies if it’s inconvenient but we will have to leave you to your own devices!

Update 3 – William Hague in Summing up statement /  Press Conference  “Government doesn’t own this debate” – “This debate is yours”

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