Yale Cyber Leadership Forum 2018 Agenda

The forum will be organized around modules that each provide in-depth topical study, and will bring together a diverse set of legal scholars and practitioners, technology experts, business leaders, and policymakers in a conversation about how to work together to meet the most pressing challenges. Please continue to check this agenda, as we are finalizing our speakers and their topics

We are also excited to announce that all events for this year's forum will be held at the Yale School of Management, 165 Whitney Avenue, New Haven, Connecticut.


Friday, April 6


Friday, April 6
2:00-4:00pm

Technology and Grand Strategy: Understanding the Threat of Cyber Warfare and Artificial Intelligence
The Honorable Dr. Henry Kissinger
Eric Schmidt, former Executive Chairman, Alphabet

Moderated by Peter Salovey, President, Yale University

4:15-5:30pm

Cybersecurity Leadership and Strategy: Reflections from the Department of Defense
Ashton Carter, former Secretary of Defense, in conversation with John Gaddis, the Robert A. Lovett Professor of Military and Naval History, Yale University


Saturday, April 7

Yale Cyber Leadership Forum


8:30-9:15am

Welcome & Introductions
Oona Hathaway, Director, Yale Cyber Leadership Forum; Professor of International Law, Yale Law School

9:15-10:00am

Managing Cyber Risks
Richard Ledgett, Former Deputy Director, National Security Agency
James Kaplan, Partner, McKinsey & Company

10:00-10:10am

Break

10:10-10:55am

Encryption is Not (Quite) a Panacea
Joan Feigenbaum, Grace Murray Hopper Professor of Computer Science

11:00am-12:00pm

Interactive Cyber Attack Simulation
(1) Scott Shapiro, Professor of Law and Philosophy, Yale Law School
(2) Sean O’Brien, Assistant Director of Technology, Office of International Students & Scholars, Yale University

12:00-12:50pm

Lunch

Interactive Demo: Inside Microsoft’s Digital Crimes Unit
Richard Domingues Boscovich, Assistant General Counsel, Digital Crimes Unit, Microsoft

12:50-1:00pm

1:00-2:15

Panel: Case Studies in Cybercrime, Surveillance, and Private Sector-Law Enforcement Cooperation
(1) Richard Domingues Boscovich, Assistant General Counsel, Digital Crimes Unit, Microsoft
(2) Susan Landau, Bridge Professor, Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy and School of Engineering, Department of Computer Science, Tufts University
(3) Austin Berglas, Global Head, Cyber Forensics and Incident Response, BlueVoyant; Former Head of Cybercrimes, FBI NY.

Moderator: Asha Rangappa, Senior Lecturer, Jackson Institute for Global Affairs, Yale University; CNN analyst and former Special Agent, FBI

2:15-2:30pm

Break

2:30-3:15pm

The International Legal Framework for Cybersecurity
Oona Hathaway

3:15-4:00pm

Report from the Trenches: Lessons Learned by a CIO
Elena Kvochko, Chief Information Officer, Security Division (financial services/banking industry)

4:00-4:15pm

Break

4:15-6:00pm

Small Group Breakout Discussions
(1) Valuing and managing the risk of Cyberattack in the private sector (Jim Boehm, Director Solution Delivery, McKinsey Cyber. Marc Sorel, Associate Partner & General Manager, McKinsey Solutions)
(2) Internet of Things: Dangers and opportunities (Ido Kilovaty, Cyber Fellow, Yale Center for Global Legal Challenges)
(3) What the international legal framework means for private companies (Oona Hathaway)
(4) Making sense of the “going dark” debate: Cybercrime, surveillance, and private sector-law enforcement cooperation (Asha Rangappa)

6:00pm

Dinner


Sunday, April 8

Yale Cyber Leadership Forum


8:45-9:15am

Recap, Review, and Looking Forward

9:15-10:45am

Panel: Emerging Technologies & Cyber Solutions
(1) Aleksandr Yampolskiy, CEO and Founder, Security Scorecard, Inc.
(2) Andrea Matwyshyn, Professor of Law, Northeastern University
(3) James Rosenthal, CEO, BlueVoyant; Former COO, Morgan Stanley

Moderator: Betsy Cooper, Cybersecurity Researcher, University of California at Berkeley

10:45-11:00am

Break

11:00am-12:15pm

Our Cyber Future
(1) Matthew Spence, Managing Director, Guggenheim Partners, and Visiting Faculty Fellow, Yale Center for Global Legal Challenges
(2) Michael Sulmeyer, Director, Cyber Security Project, Harvard Kennedy School of Government

Moderator: Edward Wittenstein, Executive Director, Johnson Center for the Study of American Diplomacy; Lecturer in Global Affairs, Yale University

12:15-1:15pm

Lunch

1:15pm

Forum Ends


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