A. Delegation program

Dublin Ireland

Tuesday, 5 November

Meeting with Deputy Hildegarde Naughton, Chair, Oireachtas Joint Committee on Communications, Climate Action and Environment
Meeting with and discussions with the Head of Mission, Ireland
Mr Richard Andrews
Mr Tim Millikan
Dinner hosted by Mr Richard Andrews, Head of Mission, Ireland
Ms Lorraine Higgins, Director of Strategy and Communications for MKC Communications;
Mr Vincent Crowley, President of the Irish-Australian Chamber of Commerce;
Mr Jon Williams, Managing Director of News and Current Affairs at RTE;
Mr Stephen Rae, Chief of Independent News & Media; and
Dr Jane Suiter, Director of the Institute for Future Media and Journalism, Dublin City University

Wednesday, 6 November

Conference hosted by the Centre for International Governance Innovation on International Cooperation on Platform Governance
Senator Gerry Horkan
Senator Gabrielle McFadden
Senator Paddy Burke
Deputy Tom Neville
Mr Richard Andrews, Head of Mission, Ireland
Preliminary Meeting of Members of the International Grand Committee

Thursday, 7 November

International Grand Committee on Disinformation and Fake News
Session 1: The evidence
Ms Carole Cadwalladr, Journalist, The Observer
Dr Karlin Lillington, Irish Times
Dr Johnny Ryan, Brave
Mr Roger McNamee, Investor and author
Mr Ben Nimmo, Graphika
Session 2: Industry perspective
Dr Monika Bickert, Head of Global Policy Management, Facebook.
Mr Jim Balsillie, Chair, Centre for International Governance Innovation; Retired Chairman and former CEO of BlackBerry
Mr Marco Pancini, Director of Public Policy for YouTube EMEA, Google
Ms Karen White, Director of Public Policy and Ronan Costello, Public Policy Manager, Twitter
Session 3: The state of play in regulation
Ms Helen Dixon, Data Protection Commissioner
Mr Paolo Cesarini, DG Connect, European Commission
Mr Marc Rotenberg , President and Executive Director of the Electronic Privacy Information Center, Washington DC, US
Deputy Richard Bruton, Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Ireland
Session 4: International collaboration
Mr Rogier Huizenga, Human Rights Programme Manager, IPU
Mr Adrian Lovett, CEO, Web Foundation, Director of Policy
Ms Áine Kerr, Co-Founder and COO of Kinsin
Mr Frane Maroevic, Director of the Content & Jurisdiction Program of the Internet & Jurisdiction Policy Network
Professor Lorna Woods, University of Essex, Professor of Internet Law
Session 5: Deliberation
Australia: Senator Carol Brown and Mr Milton Dick MP
Estonia: Ms Keit Pentus-Rosimannus, Member of Parliament
Finland: Mr Tom Packalén, Member of Parliament
Georgia: Ms Nino Goguadze, Member of Parliament
Ireland: Deputies Hildegarde Naughton (Chair), James Lawless, Eamon Ryan, Timmy Dooley, Michael Lowry; and Senators Terry Leyden, Tim Lombard, Mark Daly, Aidan Davitt, Alice-Mary Higgins and Lynn Ruane
Singapore: Dr Janil Puthucheary, Senior Minister of State at the Ministry of Communications and Information and Mr Amrin Amin, Senior Parliamentary Secretary at the Ministry of Home Affairs
United Kingdom: Lord David Puttnam, House of Lords
United States of America: Congressman David Cicilline, Member of the House of Representatives
Press conference

Friday, 8 November

Meeting with Barry Ryan, Principal Officer at Department for Local Government, with responsibility for Electoral Reform
Lunch meeting with Professor David Farrell, Head of School of Politics and International Relations, University College Dublin

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