7th International Safer Internet Forum, the industry’s main annual conference on issues of online safety, is to commence on April 27, 2016 in Moscow, Russia. Attending the event will be Minister Lu Wei, Director of Cyberspace Administration of China, as confirmed in the official note received by the Russian Foreign Ministry.
As reported previously, this year’s conference will for the first time host a Russia-China forum on ICT development and security. The event is the result of the Cooperation Agreement signed in December 2015 by the Safe Internet League and the Cybersecurity Association of China. The aim of the agreement is to strengthen the cooperation in information security between the two nations, to share experience, and lay the groundwork for joint action on ICT development, research, and field exercises.
Minister Wei is to address the two conferences’ opening session, which subject will be Russia-China ICT cooperation: further steps and perspective. Other topics will include Import substitution, Media and Communication Services Security, Personal data safety, Quality of Internet content, Combatting cybercrime, E-Democracy, Preventing suicidal behaviour online, and Countering new religious movements’ online activities.
Also participating in the two Forums will be Roskomnadzor, Minkomsvyaz, State Duma, Federation Council, and Interior Ministry officials, Russian and Chinese cybersecurity experts, Russian and Chinese industry representatives. Also confirmed to attend are:
Igor Schegolev, Aide to President of the Russian Federation and ex-Minister for Communications and Media (2008-2012)
Aleksandr Zharov, Head of Roskomnadzor
Yelena Mizulina, Deputy Chair of Constitutional Legislation and State-building Committee of the Federation Council
Konstantin Malofeyev, Safe Internet League Chairman of the Board
Pavel Astakhov, Children’s Ombudsman
Natalya Kasperskaya, CEO of InfoWatch
Ilya Massukh, President of Information Democracy Development Foundation, and others.
Forum attendance is free. Participants are required to register online.
Members of the press wishing to attend the Forum must apply for accreditation prior to the event. To apply for accreditation, please contact Safe Internet League Press Office with the following details: first and last name, organisation, e-mail address. The deadline for accreditation submissions is 3 P.M. on April 26.
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