CEPA Forum 2022: Day 3

September 29, 2022 at 9:30 am to 11:30 am

Event Overview

The 2022 CEPA Forum concludes by focusing on the leaders and organizations building innovative solutions to emerging issues in technology.

The third day of the 2022 CEPA Forum turns the spotlight on transatlantic cooperation in technology. As industry leaders innovate to combat disinformation, defense technology transforms the landscape of war, and the EU extends its digital diplomacy through its new office in San Francisco, tune in for the discussion on the future of the digital domain. ​​​​​

The 2022 CEPA Forum, “Meeting the Moment: Allies at a Crossroads,” convenes leaders and experts through a dynamic series of virtual keynotes, discussions, and debates focusing on the transatlantic response to Russia’s war in Ukraine and its implications for security and democracy.


9:30 a.m. ET

Dr. Alina PolyakovaPresident and CEO, Center for European Policy Analysis

Private Sector Innovation Responding to the War on Ukraine

9:35 a.m. ET

Ginny BadanesSenior Director, Democracy Forward, Microsoft

Marta Poślad, Head of Public Policy, Central and Eastern Europe, Google

Katharine Kendrick, Director of International Affairs, Airbnb

Digital Security

9:40 a.m. ET

Ylli BajraktariCEO, Special Competitive Studies Project

Markham EricksonVice President, Government Affairs and Public Policy, Google

H.E. Anne Marie Engtoft Larsen, Tech Ambassador, Kingdom of Denmark

Moderator: Bill EchiksonActing Director, Digital Innovation Initiative, Center for European Policy Analysis

Cyber Threats and Responses

10:25 a.m. ET

Dmitri AlperovitchCo-Founder and Chairman, Silverado Policy Accelerator

Merle MaigreSenior Fellow, Center for European Policy Analysis

Reinforcing the Transatlantic Relationship

10:35 a.m. ET

The Hon. Amy KlobucharUS Senator for Minnesota, US Senate

The Hon. James RischUS Senator for Idaho, US Senate

Emerging Defense Technologies

10:45 a.m. ET

James FoggoDistinguished Fellow, Center for European Policy Analysis

Joel HickmanDeputy Director, Transatlantic Defense and Security, Center for European Policy Analysis

Joanna van der MerweFellow, Center for European Policy Analysis

Opening the Dialogue on Tech Policy

10:50 a.m. ET

H.E. Gerard de GraafSenior EU Envoy for Digital; Head, EU Office in San Francisco

In conversation with: Eileen DonahoeFormer US Ambassador, UN Human Rights Council; Executive Director, Global Digital Policy Incubator, Stanford University

Closing Fireside Chat

11:15 a.m. ET

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