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Speakers

Vice-President Viviane Reding

Viviane Reding is serving her third mandate in the European Commission as Vice-President responsible for Justice, Fundamental Rights and Citizenship. Prior to that, she served two terms as Member of the European Parliament.

 

MEP Petru Luhan

Petru Luhan is Vice-Chairman of the EPP Young Members Network and Member of the European Parliament, active in the Committee on Regional Development, the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs and the Committee for Economic and Monetary Affairs.

 

Trevor Timm

Trevor Timm is an activist at the Electronic Frontier Foundation specialised in surveillance, free speech, and government transparency issues, and co-founder and executive director of the Freedom of the Press Foundation, supporting and funding independent journalism organizations dedicated to transparency and accountability in government.

 

Francesca Bosco

Francesca Bosco is a Project Officer at the¬†Emerging Crimes Unit of the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute’s (UNICRI). She is responsible for cybercrime prevention projects, and in conjunction with key strategic partners, has developed new methodologies and strategies for researching and countering computer related crimes.

 

Milton L. Mueller

Milton Mueller is professor at the Syracuse University School of Information Studies. His research and teaching explore the political economy of communication and information. For the past 15 years his research, teaching and public service have concentrated on problems related to global Internet governance.

 

Joe McNamee

Joe McNamee is Executive Director of the European Digital Rights initiative (EDRi) since 2009. He has been working on internet policy issues for over a decade, and holds Master’s degrees in International Law and European Politics.

 

PompeuPompeu Casanovas

Dr. Pompeu Casanovas is Director of Advanced Researchand Head of the UAB-Institute of Law and Technology. He has an extended record of research on law, justice, rights,  mediation, and semantic technologies.

 

Teri Schultz

Teri Schultz is a freelance U.S. reporter for NPR and CBS Radio covering EU and NATO.