“The Privatization of Government Hacking,” Panel discussion on Private Sector Efforts to Curtail Government Hacking of Civilian Targets, American University, Washington, DC, February 5, 2019.

“Internet Governance: Sovereignty or a New Geopolitical Order?” State of the Net Conference 2019, Newseum, Washington, DC, January 29, 2019.

“Keynote Address at The Hague Cyber Norms Conference "Responsible Behavior in Cyberspace: New Horizons," The Hague, Netherlands, November 5-7, 2018.

“Cybersecurity and Corporate Governance,” Yale School of Management Women on Boards Program, November 1, 2018.

“Internet Governance Policy Research Impacts,” panel presentation at TPRC: The 46th Research Conference on Communication, Information and Internet Policy, Washington, DC, September 21, 2018.

Yale University, invited lecture, "Cyber Flashpoints: The Internet of Things," New Haven, CT, September 13, 2018.

“Multistakeholder Internet Governance,” invited panelists, Department of Commerce, August 30, 2018.

“From Virtual Reality to Lived Reality,” Convocation Address, American University, August 24, 2018.

Columbia University, Digital Futures Forum, June 15, 2018.

Harvard University, invited panelist, "Force of Nature: Celebrating 20 Years of the Laws of Cyberspace" with Lawrence Lessig, April 16, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. Harvard Law School, Austin Hall West, Room 111.

University of Virginia, invited guest lecture, Cyber War class, “The Global War for Internet Governance," February 8, 2018.

University of Maryland, Center for International and Security Studies Global Forum, invited lecture, “The Internet of Things as a Global Policy Frontier,” College Park, MD, January 25, 2018.

International Security and Arms Control Section of APSA, ISS-ISAC Conference, panel presentation, "Internet Governance and International Security: Re-converging Research Arenas and Policy Spaces," Washington, DC, October 14, 2017.

Keynote Address, Wells Fargo Abbot Downing Wealth Management Forum, "The Global War for Internet Governance," New York City, October 5, 2017.

Royal Society, invited presentation, "The Internet of Things: Opportunities and Threats," London, England, October 3, 2017.

University of San Andres, Buenos Aires, invited lecture at summer Internet governance diploma course, August 8, 2017.

Aspen Forum, Invited panel presentation, Technology Policy Institute Aspen Forum, “Who’s in Charge of the Internet,” Aspen, CO, August 22, 2017. 

Cyber Week, invited presentation, "Privacy Complications in Cyber Physical Systems," Tel Aviv, Israel, June 28, 2017.

American Bar Association, Internet of Things National Institute, "The Internet of Things as a Global Policy Frontier," Washington, DC, May 10, 2017.

Georgetown University, Cultural Studies Association Annual Conference, invited presentation, "Cybersecurity as the Great Human Rights Issue of Our Time," May 26, 2017.

Columbia University, School of International and Public Affairs, invited panel presentation, Global Digital Futures Forum, May 5, 2017.

Yale Law School, invited lecture, Yale Information Society Project Cyber Speaker Series, March 28, 2017, New Haven, CT.

"Cybersecurity in the Age of Insecurity: US - Israel Perspectives," panel on Cybersecurity and Human Rights, American University, March 21, 2017, Washington, DC.

"The Law of the Future: From rDNA to Robots" symposium, invited presentation, University of California Davis Law School, January 27, 2017, Davis, California.

"Hacking Democracy," invited panel, Cosmos Club, January 25, 2017, Washington, DC.

United Nations Internet Governance Forum. Invited panel presentations, December 6-9, 2016, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico.

Keynote address, international symposium on Internet Governance: Theories, Models and Research Perspectives, University of Salerno, November 10-11, 2016, Salerno, Italy.

Colgate University. Invited lecture, "Bits and Borders," November 5, 2016, Hamilton, NY.

CyCon U.S. 2016 International Conference on Cyber Conflict. Invited Presentation, "Governing the Future of the Internet," October 23, 2016, Washington, DC.

Keynote address, Global Internet Governance Academic Network (GigaNet) Symposium, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, October 5, 2016, Berlin, Germany.

Cybersecurity Briefing for Foundation CEOs/Presidents, Invited presentation, "International and National Security Dimensions of Cybersecurity Policy," September 7, 2016, Washington, DC.

Microsoft Innovation and Policy Center. Invited presentation, "Is the Internet Fragmenting?" May 10, 2016, Washington, DC.

Council on Foreign Relations. Invited roundtable presentation, "The ICANN Transition, American Interests, and the Future of the Internet," April 27, 2016, Washington, DC.

Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs. Global Digital Futures Policy Forum, April 25, 2016, New York, NY.

Woolly Mammoth Theatre, House Lights Up Talk on the play The Nether, April 24, 2016.

Georgetown University. Invited lecture, Technology Law and Policy Colloquium, "The Destabilization of Internet Governance," April 4, 2016, Washington, DC.

King Hussein Business Park, Amman Jordan. Invited presentation "Rethinking Internet Freedom," at Global Commission on Internet Governance Conference, March 19, 2016, Amman, Jordan.

Stanford University. Invited panel moderation, "Protecting National Security and Human Rights in the Digital Context," at conference New Alliances in Cybersecurity, Human Rights and Internet Governance, February 16, 2016, Stanford, CA.

Columbia University Communications Colloquium. Invited lecture, "The Destabilization of Internet Governance," December 3, 2015, New York, NY.

United Nations Internet Governance Forum 2015. Invited presentation, "Internet Interconnection Under Regulatory Pressure," November 10-13, 2015, João Pessoa, Brazil.

Columbia University. Panel presentation, “The High Politics of Internet Governance,” at the School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA), October 30, 2015, New York, NY.

University of Oklahoma. Invited lecture in Cyber Speakers Series, "The Destabilization of Internet Governance," October 28, 2015, Norman, Oklahoma.

Council of Former Federal Executives. Invited luncheon lecture, "Cyber Security and Internet Governance," October 26, Washington, DC.

Internet Research 16. Annual Conference of the Association of Internet Researchers, " "Doing Internet Governance - STS-Informed Perspectives on Ordering the Net, Phoenix, AZ, October 21-24.

Cosmos Club. Invited presentation at “The Inaugural Vinton Gray Cerf Internet Program,” Washington, DC, October 3, 2015.

Cyber 360 Cybersecurity Conclave (Bangalore, India). Invited presentation at global cybersecurity conference, Taj West End, Bangalore, September 30, 2015.

Quello Lecture, Quello Center for Telecommunications Management and Law at Michigan State University. Invited Quello Lecture, "The Future of Internet Regulation," Washington, DC, September 24, 2015.

European Consortium for Political Research Global Conference. Referred panel presentation "The Global Internet Governance Trajectory: Actors and States of Play," Montreal, Canada, August 27-29, 2015.

United States Internet Governance Forum, Panel on Multistakeholder Governance, George Washington University, Washington, DC, July 16, 2015.

Microsoft Research Faculty Summit 2015. Invited presentation, "Research Challenges in Internet Governance," Redmond, WA, July 7, 2015.

Center for Democracy and Technology. Workshop on Standards and Human Rights, Washington, DC, June 19, 2015

Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs, Invited plenary panel talk, “Conference on Internet Governance and Cybersecurity," New York, NY, May 14, 2015.

Brookings Institution, Invited presentation at “Global Governance Futures 2025,” Washington, DC, May 6, 2015.

Keynote Address at National Cybersecurity Centre One Conference, The Hague, Netherlands, April 13, 2015.

"The Future of Internet Regulation," Invited presentation at the Ohio State University Moritz School of Law Symposium, I/S: A Journal of Law & Policy, March 27, 2015.

"Where is the Internet? (and why this matters), Invited lecture, American University Humanities Lab, Washington, DC, January 21, 2015.

Invited presentation at World Knowledge Forum, Seoul, Korea, October 15, 2014.

Inaugural CIGI Lecture, Centre for International Governance Innovation, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, September 9, 2014

"Accountability Challenges Facing Internet Governance Today,"  Invited panel presentation at the 9th United Nations Internet Governance Forum, Istanbul, Turkey, September 3, 2014.

"Preserving a Universal Internet: The Costs of Fragmentation," Invited panel presentation at the 9th United Nations Internet Governance Forum, Istanbul, Turkey, September 3, 2014.

"The Emergence of Contention in Global Internet Governance," Accepted paper presentation at the Global Internet Governance Academic Network Annual Conference, Istanbul, Turkey, September 1, 2014.

American Political Science Association annual meeting, Panel on "Global Internet Governance in a Post-Snowden Surveillance Environment," Washington, DC August 29, 2014, 4:15-6:00 p.m.

United States Department of State, Invited book talk, Ralph J. Bunche Library Book Series, "The Global War for Internet Governance," Washington, DC, August 12, 2014.

American Enterprise Institute, Invited panel presentation "Who Gets to Govern the Internet? A Conversation on Securing the Multistakeholder Process," Washington, DC, July 22, 2014. (VIDEO OF EVENT)

United States Internet Governance Forum, Plenary panel "The Evolution of the Internet Governance Ecosystem," Washington, DC, July 16, 2014.

"The Internet Design Struggle between Security and Anonymity," Accepted paper presentation at Charles Baggage Institute Computer Security History Workshop, University of Minnesota, July 11, 2014.

Invited Keynote Address, Web Science 2014 Conference, Bloomington, Indiana, June 23-26, 2014.

Expert Panel Discussion on the Future of Cyber Governance, (VIDEO OF EVENT) The Hague Institute for Global Justice, The Hague, Netherlands, May 14, 2014.

Columbia University, Invited panel presentation on "Governance of the Internet," School of International and Public Affairs, New York, April 14. (VIDEO OF EVENT)

"Economic Implications of Internet Governance Scenarios," Invited panel presentation at INET 2014, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, April 10, 2014.

[caption id="attachment_106" align="alignright" width="300"] Laura DeNardis Exploring Tombs of the Shahi Dynasty[/caption]

"The Global War for Internet Governance, (VIDEO OF EVENT) Book talk and event at the New America Foundation, Washington, DC, April 3, 2014.

Motion Picture Association of American (MPAA), Invited Presentation on "The Global War for Internet Governance," April 2, 2014.

"The Global War for Internet Governance," Invited book talk at the Council on Foreign Relations, date TBD.

"The Internet's Top-Level Domain Expansion: Implications for Internet Freedom and Innovation," Invited panel presentation at the Beyond the Dot Conference, The Newseum, Washington, DC, February 19, 2014.

"The Global War for Internet Governance," Invited book talk at The Carnegie Council, New York City, 5:30 p.m., February 26, 2014.

"The Global War for Internet Governance," Invited book talk at Yale Law School, Information Society Project, New Haven, CT, February 13, 2014.

"The Global War for Internet Governance," Invited book talk at the Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, February 12, 2014.

"The Paradox of Multistakeholder Internet Governance," Invited panel presentation, 10th Annual State of the Net Conference, The Newseum, Washington, DC, January 28, 2014.

"Internet Governance 2020: Geopolitics and the Future of the Internet," (WATCH video) Invited panel presentation at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, Washington, DC, January 23, 2014.

"Empirical Evidence Examining Internet Technical Fragmentation," (WATCH video) Invited Presentation at George Washington University Symposium on Measuring the Economic, Social, and Governance Impact of the Web, Washington, DC, November 15, 2013.

"Developing a Strategic Vision for Internet Governance,"(WATCH video) Eight Annual United Nations Internet Governance Forum, Bali, Indonesia, October 22, 2013.

"Thinking Clearly about Multistakeholder Internet Governance," Accepted paper presentation at the Global Internet Governance Academic Network Annual Conference, Bali, Indonesia, October 21, 2013.

"The Electronic Silk Road - Internet Governance Implications for Global Trade," Invited panel presentation, American Society of International Law, Washington, DC, October 7, 2013.

"Surveillance, Security, and the Future of the Internet," (WATCH Video) Invited panel presentation, INET conference, George Washington University, Washington, DC, July 24, 2013.

"The Global War for Internet Governance," Invited Tech4Democracy lecture at National Democratic Institute, Washington, DC, June 13, 2013.

"The Geopolitics of Internet Governance," (WATCH Video) Invited Internet Society panel, Center for Strategic and International Studies, Washington, DC, May 23, 2013.

"Internet Governance Implications for Press Freedom." (WATCH video). Invited panel presentation, National Press Club, Washington, DC, April 24, 2013.

"The Turn to the Internet's Domain Name System for Content Control." Keynote address at "Reinventing the Internet's Phonebook" conference, Georgetown University, April 19, 2013.

"The Future of Internet Governance." Invited paper and conference participant, Yale Law School, April 11, 2013.

"International Challenges in Cyberspace Governance." Invited panel presentation at the 107th Annual Meeting of the American Society for International Law (ASIL), Washington, DC, April 4, 2013.

The World Wide War for Internet Governance.” Invited lecture at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, February 28, 2013.

"The World Wide War for Internet Governance." Invited lecture at the University of California-Davis, February 20, 2013.

“Losing Internet Interoperability.” Panelist at Internet Research 13.0: Technologies, the 13th Annual Conference of the Association of Internet Researchers (AoIR), University of Salford, Manchester, UK, October 19, 2012.

“Intellectual Property Management in Standard-Setting Processes: An International Comparison.” Invited presentation at National Academy of Sciences, Washington, DC, October 3, 2012.

“Global Internet Governance: Why Internet Freedom isn’t Free.” Panel presentation at Yale Law School 15-year ISP Alumni Reunion and Conference, September 29, 2012.

“Governance at the Internet’s Core.” Accepted paper presentation at the 40th Research Conference on Communication, Information and Internet Policy, Arlington, VA, September 22, 2012.

[caption id="attachment_329" align="alignleft" width="225"] Laura DeNardis Hiking Table Mountain in Cape Town, South Africa[/caption]

“An Infrastructure-Based Theory of Internet Governance.” Invited panel presentation on Infrastructure at Telecommunication Research Policy Research Conference, the 40th Research Conference on Communication, Information and Internet Policy, Arlington, VA, September 21, 2012.

“United States Internet Governance Priorities.” U.S. State Department invited presentation at US-Brazil Internet Working Group Meeting, July 26, 2012, Washington, DC.

“Internet Architecture and Internet Freedom.” Invited presentation at Personal Democracy Forum, New York, NY, June 12, 2012.

Invited keynote address, (Watch VIDEO), World Health Organization and International Telecommunication Union Joint Workshop on e-Health Standards and Interoperability in Geneva, Switzerland, April 26, 2012.

"Technical Architectures of Censorship." Inited panel presentation, Global Censorship Conference at Yale Law School, March 31, 2012.

"Beyond the Internet: Innovative Ideas for Democratizing Communication & Society." (Watch VIDEO) Invited panel presentation, Rutgers University, November 16,011.

"The Social Media Challenge to Internet Governance." (Watch Laura DeNardis VIDEO at 11:16) Invited presentation at Governance of Social Media Workshop, Washington, DC, November 11, 2011.

"Who Should Govern the Internet?" Invited presentation. Institute for the Study of Diplomacy at Georgetown University, Washington, DC, November 3, 2011.

Invited keynote address at "A Decade in Internet Time: Symposium on the Dynamics of the Internet and Society." Oxford Internet Institute, Oxford University, Oxford, England September 21-24, 2011.

"The Place of the Internet in World Affairs: Cybersecurity, WikiLeaks, and Internet Freedom."  Presentation atGlobal Internet Governance: Research and Public Policy Challenges for the Next Decade, GigaNet workshop in Washington, D.C. May 5, 2011.

"Opening Standards: The Global Politics of Interoperability." Presentation at Standards and Consortia Roundtable at Arizona State University, Phoenix, Arizona, April 7-8, 2011.

[caption id="attachment_107" align="alignright" width="300"] Laura DeNardis Meeting New Friends[/caption]

"WikiLeaks and the Politics of Denial of Service Attacks." Invited presentation in WikiLeaks Symposium Minding the Gaps: WikiLeaks and Internet Security in the 21st Century.  University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, February 4, 2011.

"Protocol Politics." Invited lecture at Cornell University Information Science Colloquium.  Ithaca, NY, 3:45 P.M.,  January 31, 2011.

"Technologies of Dissent." Presentation at Access to Knowledge Global Academy Workshop in Cape Town, South Africa, January 19, 2011

"Protocol Politics." Invited lecture at Princeton University's Center for Information Technology Policy, Princeton, NJ, 4:30 p.m. November 18, 2010.

"The Globalization of Internet Governance." Invited lecture in Communications Studies Speaker Series at McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, November 11, 2010.

"Infrastructures of Free Expression." Invited lecture at the University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, November 3, 2010.

"Opening Internet Video Codecs." Invited panel presentation at the Open Video Conference, Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, New York, October 2, 2010.

"Technologies of Dissent" Invited panel presentation at Innovate/Activate: An Unconference on Intellectual Property and Activism, New York Law School. September 25, 2010.

"Core Internet Values across Generations." Invited panel presentation, Youth Coalition on Internet Governance, Fifth Internet Governance Forum (IGF), Vilnius, Lithuania.  September 17, 2010.

"The Privatization of Internet Governance." Paper presented at Fifth Annual Symposium of the Global Internet Governance Academic Network (GigaNet), Vilnius, Lithuania. September 13, 2010.

"eGovernnace Policies for Interoperability." Invited Inaugural Lecture of the Open Forum Academy, Brussels, Belgium, June 29, 2010.

"What is Internet Governance Research and What do Different Academic Disciplines Contribute to it?" Opening Panel at the Third International Global Internet GovernanceWorkshop, Montreal, Canada, May 30, 2010.

"The New Politics of Internet Governance," Invited Lecture at Fundação Getulio Vargas University, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, May 4, 2010.

"Technologies of Dissent." Invited Lecture at Columbia Communications Colloquium, Columbia University, New York, NY, April 19, 2010.

"Mapping Dissent: Internet Mapping Technologies and Political Activism" talk at Access to Knowledge and Human Rights Conference at Yale Law School, New Haven, CT, February 12, 2010.

"Internet Governance: Where Digital Labor Determines Digital Freedom"  Talk at The Internet as Playground and Factory: A Conference on Digital Labor. Eugene Lang College, The New School, New York, NY, November 14, 2009. Video and audio available here.

"Technologies of Dissent."  Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Society for the Social Studies of Science (4S), Washington, DC, October 31, 2009.

"A Case Against Internet Address Markets."  Paper presented at Internet: Critical, the 10th Annual Conference of the Association of Internet Researchers, Milwaukee, WI, October 8, 2009.

"Measuring and Reducing the Standardization Gap in the Developing World." Invited talk at the International Telecommunication Union's Bridging the Standardization Gap forum in Nadi, Fiji, September 16-17, 2009.   Laura DeNardis picture in FijiTimes article about event.

"Opening Innovation through Opening Standards." Keynote address at Paris Workshop on Interoperability, June 24, 2009.

“Thinking about Standards,” National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, May 8, 2009.

“Privacy and Technology Roundtable on Data Fusion Centers," University of Maryland School of Law, Baltimore, MD, April 16, 2009.

“Architecting Civil Liberties.” Paper presented at the Third Annual Meeting of the Global Internet Governance Academic Network (GigaNet) in Hyderabad, India. December 2, 2008.

“Global Internet Standards and Developing Nations.” Invited talk at the University of Illinois School of Information Studies, Urbana, IL, November 10, 2008.

“IP is the New IP.” (Internet Protocol is the New Intellectual Property) Panel presentation at the Third Access to Knowledge Conference in Geneva, Switzerland, September 10, 2008.

“The Future of Internet Governance.” BEA-NAB Convention Broadcast Education Association-National Association of Broadcasters, Las Vegas, NV, April 17, 2008.

“The Global Politics of Interoperability: Intellectual Property and Openness in an Information Society," Invited Talk at International Intellectual Property Society (IIPS) Lecture Series, New York, NY, February 19, 2008.

“Open Documents and Democracy." Invited keynote address at the Standards and the Future of the Internet conference, Geneva, Switzerland, February 27, 2008

“Open ICT Standards, Development, and Public Policy.” U.N. Internet Governance Forum, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, November 11, 2007.

"Digital Inclusion: Accelerating Global Participation & Access.” Invited Talk at the Standards Edge Conference, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, November 11, 2007

“Internet Standards and Developing Countries: Challenges and Opportunities.” Paper presented at the Second Annual Meeting of the Global Internet Governance Academic Network (GigaNet) in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. November 12, 2007.

“Interoperability and Democracy.” University of Calgary 5th Conference on Standardization and Innovation in Information Technologies Calgary, Ontario, Canada, October 19, 2007

[caption id="attachment_111" align="aligncenter" width="436"] Laura DeNardis touring Rio de Janeiro[/caption]

“A Case Study for Empirically Grounded STS Activism.” Paper presented at the Society for Social Studies of Science (4S) meeting in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. October 11-13, 2007.

“Open Documents and Democracy.” Yale Law School, Presentation at Harvard-Yale-MIT Cyberscholar Working Group, New Haven, CT, October 3, 2007.

“IPv6: Politics of the Next Generation Internet.” Invited talk at the School of Information Studies at Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, April 24, 2007.

“Interoperability, Institutions, and Global IT Politics.” Virginia Tech, Guest lecture in Janet Abbate’s doctoral level IT policy course. Alexandria, VA, April 10, 2007.

“Standards Setting and Innovation Policy.” Yale Law School, Guest lecture in Jack Balkin’s Information Society course. New Haven, CT, April 9, 2007.

“A Development Agenda for Open Standards.” Paper presented at the Technology, Globalization, and Development Conference in St. Louis, MO. April 5, 2007.

“Open Standards and Global Politics.” University of Pennsylvania, Invited talk at Annenberg School for Communications. Philadelphia, PA, February 28, 2007

“A Democratic Framework for Open Standards.” United Nations Internet Governance Forum, Presentation in Open Standards workshop. Athens, Greece, November 2, 2006.

“The Distributed Architecture of Internet Governance.” Global Internet Governance Academic Network meeting. Athens, Greece, October 29, 2006.

“Government Procurement Policies Based on Open Standards.” Harvard Law School, User Perspectives on Open Document Format Roundtable. Cambridge, MA, October 20, 2006.

“Best Practices for Internet Standards Governance.” Co-authored with Eddan Katz. White Paper Contribution to Internet Governance Forum, Athens, Greece. August 2, 2006.

“Open Protocols, Closed Culture: the case of IPv6.” Paper presented at University of Indiana Informatics Goes Global Conference, Indianapolis, IN. March, 2006.””

Dr. Laura DeNardis at the Royal Society (London) session on The Internet of Things: Opportunities and Threats.

Laura DeNardis Keynote ACM Web Science Conference.

Center for Strategic and International Studies

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The Global War for Internet Governance with Dr. Laura DeNardis Despite its wide reach and powerful global influence, the Internet is a medium uncontrolled by any one centralized system, organization, or governing body, a reality that has given rise to all manner of free-speech issues and cybersecurity concerns.

Dean Robert Post, Laura DeNardis, Ariana Huffington, and Jack Balkin at Yale Law School.

Dean Robert Post, Laura DeNardis, Ariana Huffington, and Jack Balkin at Yale Law School.

Internet Governance Forum Athens, Greece

Internet Governance Forum Athens, Greece

Hiking Table Mountain in Cape Town, South Africa

Hiking Table Mountain in Cape Town, South Africa