Multistakeholder Forum

APEC Convenes Symposium on the Internet Economy

Building on the discussions at the Multistakeholder Dialogue on the APEC Initiative of Cooperation to Promote the Internet Economy held in Beijing on August 18 last year, there is now an initiative before APEC to launch an Ad-Hoc Internet Economy Steering Group during the Philippine Presidency. The Pacific Economic Coordinating Council (PECC) took the occasion

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Video: John Galligan (Multistakeholder Forum: A New Privacy Framework for Japan)

Multistakeholder Forum: A New Privacy Framework for Japan

Expert Panelist: John Galligan (Microsoft)

John Galligan is the Regional Director for Government Relations for Microsoft in Asia Pacific. His role is to support markets across the region to promote Microsoft’s public policy agenda including; cloud computing, privacy, security, search and fostering a vibrant online ecosystem. He works with governments across Asia Pacific to promote the role for technology in advancing national competitiveness for economies across the region.

Mr. Galligan held the position of Director of Corporate and Regulatory Affairs at BAT Australasia for over 6 years and from 1993-1997 occupied a number of senior advisory positions in Australian federal politics. He holds degrees in Business Communication from the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) and in Political Science from The Australian National University (ANU).

The Keio International Project for the Internet & Society (KICIS) organized a conference to promote discussion on the future of privacy on the Internet in Japan. The conference brought experts on privacy concerns from abroad as well as multistakeholder representatives from various social and economic sectors in Japan. Discussion will focus on their questions, concerns and expectations regarding the new framework on privacy currently being drafted within the Japanese government.

Read the event report to learn more.

Video: Taro Komukai (Multistakeholder Forum: A New Privacy Framework for Japan)

Multistakeholder Forum: A New Privacy Framework for Japan

Expert Panelist: Taro Komukai (Executive Director, InfoCom Research)

Dr. Taro Komukai is executive director and senior consultant at InfoCom Research in Tokyo, Japan. He received his Ph.D. in Law from Chuo University in 2007. He is also a visiting associate professor in the Graduate School of Information and Telecommunications Studies at Waseda University in Tokyo. His research interests include privacy, information security, secrecy of communications and other issues associated with digitalization and the Internet.

The Keio International Project for the Internet & Society (KICIS) organized a conference to promote discussion on the future of privacy on the Internet in Japan. The conference brought experts on privacy concerns from abroad as well as multistakeholder representatives from various social and economic sectors in Japan. Discussion will focus on their questions, concerns and expectations regarding the new framework on privacy currently being drafted within the Japanese government.

Read the event report to learn more.

Video: Makoto Yokozawa (Multistakeholder Forum: A New Privacy Framework for Japan)

Multistakeholder Forum: A New Privacy Framework for Japan

Expert Panelist: Professor Makoto Yokozawa (Kyoto University)

Dr. Yokozawa is the head professor of the Market and Organisation Informatics Systems, which is a Joint Research Unit with Nomura Research Institute, Ltd., at the Graduate School of Informatics, Kyoto University. He has been participating in many study groups on regulatory and policy issues within the Japanese government and private sector associations focusing on broadband policy, frequency management, innovation R&D and policies for a Ubiquitous Network Society.

The Keio International Project for the Internet & Society (KICIS) organized a conference to promote discussion on the future of privacy on the Internet in Japan. The conference brought experts on privacy concerns from abroad as well as multistakeholder representatives from various social and economic sectors in Japan. Discussion will focus on their questions, concerns and expectations regarding the new framework on privacy currently being drafted within the Japanese government.

Read the event report to learn more.

Video: Shugo Ikemoto (Multistakeholder Forum: A New Privacy Framework for Japan)

Multistakeholder Forum: A New Privacy Framework for Japan

Multistakeholder Forum: Shugo Ikemoto (NPO Center)

Shugo Ikemoto is the managing Director of Non-Profit Organization Support Center. A graduate of Keio University’s Graduate School of Media and Governance he started FACE, a design support studio, with the goal to “create a society where varying values can accept one another,” as an undergraduate. He is currently working as the Managing Director of Non-Profit Organization Support Center, Representative of Board of Directors of FACE, Secretariat of Cabinet to Make a New Public. Mr. Ikemoto is a visiting researcher at Keio University SFC Research Center, and Executive Officer of Ututu Co., Ltd.

The Keio International Project for the Internet & Society (KICIS) organized a conference to promote discussion on the future of privacy on the Internet in Japan. The conference brought experts on privacy concerns from abroad as well as multistakeholder representatives from various social and economic sectors in Japan. Discussion will focus on their questions, concerns and expectations regarding the new framework on privacy currently being drafted within the Japanese government.

Read the event report to learn more.

Video: Yoichiro Itakura (Multistakeholder Forum: A New Privacy Framework for Japan)

Multistakeholder Forum: A New Privacy Framework for Japan

Multistakeholder Forum: Yoichiro Itakura (Hikari Sogoh Law Offices)

Yoichiro Itakura is a member of the Japan Federation of Bar Associations, Dai-ni Tokyo Bar Association, and Japan Lawyer’s Political Association. Graduated from Keio University, Mr. Itakura received his Masters in Informatics from Kyoto University, and doctorate at Keio University Law School. He specializes in Consumer Affairs, and Personal Information Protection.

Mr. Itakura works as an associate attorney at law for the Hikari Sogoh Law Offices. Member of the Information Processing Society, The Information Network Law Association, Japan Law and Economics Association, The Japan Association for Social Economic Systems Studies, and Law and Computers Association of Japan.

The Keio International Project for the Internet & Society (KICIS) organized a conference to promote discussion on the future of privacy on the Internet in Japan. The conference brought experts on privacy concerns from abroad as well as multistakeholder representatives from various social and economic sectors in Japan. Discussion will focus on their questions, concerns and expectations regarding the new framework on privacy currently being drafted within the Japanese government.

Read the event report to learn more.

Video: Makiko Shinoda (Multistakeholder Forum: A New Privacy Framework for Japan)

Multistakeholder Forum: A New Privacy Framework for Japan

Multistakeholder Forum: Makiko Shinoda (Tokyo Itoi Shigesato Office)

Tokyo Itoi Shigesato Office runs the prominent website “Hobo Nikkan Itoi Shimbun” (http://www.1101.com), and Ms. Shinoda has driven the company’s transformation from the personal creative outlet of Itoi Shigesato to a unique, growing business. Her efforts led the company to win the Michael Porter Prize for best business strategy in 2012.

Prior to Itoi Office, Makiko built her business management expertise at the Long-Term Credit Bank of Japan (currently Shinsei Bank), McKinsey & Company, Novartis, and Nestle. She has a B.A. in Economics (Keio University), a Masters in International Relations (SAIS, Johns Hopkins University), and an MBA (Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania).

The Keio International Project for the Internet & Society (KICIS) organized a conference to promote discussion on the future of privacy on the Internet in Japan. The conference brought experts on privacy concerns from abroad as well as multistakeholder representatives from various social and economic sectors in Japan. Discussion will focus on their questions, concerns and expectations regarding the new framework on privacy currently being drafted within the Japanese government.

Read the event report to learn more.

Video: Chris Hopfensperger (Multistakeholder Forum: A New Privacy Framework for Japan)

Multistakeholder Forum: A New Privacy Framework for Japan

Multistakeholder Forum: Chris Hopfensperger (Business Software Alliance)

As Technology Policy Counsel, Chris Hopfensperger works with the BSA | The Software Alliance’s members to develop the BSA’s technology policy positions and articulate these positions to US and international policy makers.

He advises members in such critical areas such as innovation, copyright protection, privacy, e-commerce, and cloud computing. Prior to joining BSA, Hopfensperger served as a technology and trade policy associate with K&L Gates, where he advised companies and industry associations on pursuing legislation and representing their issues before Congress and the federal agencies and in the courts. Previously, Hopfensperger worked as a newspaper journalist. He edited and wrote for several metropolitan dailies, including The Washington Post, The Sacramento Bee, and the St. Petersburg Times.

The Keio International Project for the Internet & Society (KICIS) organized a conference to promote discussion on the future of privacy on the Internet in Japan. The conference brought experts on privacy concerns from abroad as well as multistakeholder representatives from various social and economic sectors in Japan. Discussion will focus on their questions, concerns and expectations regarding the new framework on privacy currently being drafted within the Japanese government.

Read the event report to learn more.

Video: Eiji Sasahara (Multistakeholder Forum: A New Privacy Framework for Japan)

Multistakeholder Forum: A New Privacy Framework for Japan

Multistakeholder Forum: Eiji Sahara (Healthcare Cloud Initiative)

Dr. Eiji Sasahara is a Partner of the Healthcare Cloud Initiative, NPO, and representative of the Board of Directors at the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) Japan Chapter Inc. As Chair of the Healthcare IT Subcommittee at the American Chamber of Commerce in Japan (ACCJ), he focusesg on research and career development support regarding Governance, and Risk and Compliance for utilizing ICT in the health/life sciences industries.

He holds a B.A. in Human Sciences from Keio University, an MBA from Boston University’s Graduate School of Management and a Ph.D. in Medical and Pharmaceutical Sciences from Chiba University Graduate School of Medical and Pharmaceutical Sciences.

The Keio International Project for the Internet & Society (KICIS) organized a conference to promote discussion on the future of privacy on the Internet in Japan. The conference brought experts on privacy concerns from abroad as well as multistakeholder representatives from various social and economic sectors in Japan. Discussion will focus on their questions, concerns and expectations regarding the new framework on privacy currently being drafted within the Japanese government.

Read the event report to learn more.

Video: Keisuke Otsubo (Multistakeholder Forum: A New Privacy Framework for Japan)

Multistakeholder Forum: A New Privacy Framework for Japan

Multistakeholder Forum: Keisuke Otsubo (Keio University)

Keisuke Otsubo is a master’s degree candidate at the Graduate School of Media and Governance, Keio University. He is a Principal Researcher for Keio University’s International Project for the Internet and Society (KICIS). His current research focuses on Japan’s latest Cyber-Security Strategy, the governance of Privacy Policy Guideline for Apps and Online Games, the development of laws for the Cloud Computing Generation and informational literacy education for children and parents.

The Keio International Project for the Internet & Society (KICIS) organized a conference to promote discussion on the future of privacy on the Internet in Japan. The conference brought experts on privacy concerns from abroad as well as multistakeholder representatives from various social and economic sectors in Japan. Discussion will focus on their questions, concerns and expectations regarding the new framework on privacy currently being drafted within the Japanese government.

Read the event report to learn more.