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    Multistakeholder Forum 2020

    GIFCT’s inaugural Multistakeholder Forum took place on Thursday, July 23, 2020. Please find the agenda, recordings and PDFs below.

    Part I: Recorded Replay

    Part II: Recorded Replay


    Part 1 | The New GIFCT & the Threat Landscape

    Agenda and Speakers

    2:00 AM EDT Welcome & Opening Remarks

    • Courtney Gregoire, Chief Digital Safety Officer, Microsoft, and Chair, Operating Board, Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism
    • Brad Smith, President, Microsoft
    • Nicholas Rasmussen, Executive Director, Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism
    • Bjørn Ihler, Chair of the GIFCT Independent Advisory Committee

    2:30 AM The Evolving Threat Landscape: A 2020 Update

    • Moderator: Dr. Shiraz Maher, Global Network on Extremism and Technology (GNET)

    Response Panel

    • Farah Pandith, Adjunct Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations, Senior Fellow, Harvard Kennedy School
    • Lydia Khalil, Lowy Institute
    • Hamish Hansford, First Assistant Secretary, Department of Home Affairs, Australian Government
    • Adam Hadley, Tech Against Terrorism

    3:30 AM EDT – End of Part I

    Part 2 | The Work of the New GIFCT: A Survey of Priority Focus Areas

    Agenda and Speakers

    2:00 PM EDT Overview of the GIFCT Working Groups

    • Moderator: Nicholas Rasmussen, Executive Director, Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism

    Working Group Facilitators and Presenters:

    • Academic and Practical Research: Dina Hussein, Facebook
    • Content-Sharing Algorithms, Processes, and Positive Interventions: Lucy Calladine, Google and YouTube
    • Crisis Response: Jacqueline Beauchere, Microsoft
    • Legal Approaches: Nick Pickles, Twitter
    • Technical Approaches: Adam Hadley, Tech Against Terrorism (TBC)
    • Transparency: Dr. Erin Saltman, Facebook

    2:50 PM Response & Reaction Panel

    • Moderator: Nicholas Rasmussen
    • Academia: Evelyn Douek, Harvard Law School
    • Law Enforcement: Tobias Wippich, Bundeskriminalamt, Germany
    • Civil Society: Dia Kayyali, WITNESS

    3:30 PM Next Steps and Conclusion of Part II
    3:35 PM Break

    Breakout Sessions

    3:45 PM Working Group Breakout Sessions

    4:15 PM End of event