• Agenda

    Friday, November 8, 2019

    Duke in DC

    1201 Pennsylvania Avenue NW

    Washington, DC 20004

    8:00 am

    Registration + Light Breakfast

    8:45 am - 9:00 am

    Welcome + Introduction

    Location: Duke in DC Upstairs


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    9:00 am - 9:45 am

    Opening Keynotes

    Andrea Downing, The Light Collective & Patient Advocate

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    Ravi Naik, Impact Litigator

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    9:45 am - 11:15 am

    Plenary Panel: Situating/ Framing Data Governance

    Law: Jurisdiction, innovation and corporate arbitrage

    Technology: Service oriented architecture and externalities

    Governance: From rules systems to decision systems

    • Merritt Baer, Amazon Web Services
    • Jasmine McNealy, University of Florida
    • Marc-Etienne Ouimette, ElementAI
    • Chris Taggart, OpenCorporates
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    11:15 am - 11:45 am


    11:45 am - 1:00 pm

    Break Out Panels: Unbundling in Practice


    Law: Service-Oriented Incorporation: the Legal Infrastructure of Digital Supply Chains

    How legal forms and agreements are used to manage data liabilities and access.

    Location: Hogan Lovells Conference Room

    • Neil Britto, Intersector Project
    • Lily Hines, Covington & Burling LLP
    • Thom Townsend, OpenOwnership
    • Kate Wing, Intertidal Agency

    Technology: Meta : Service-Oriented Data Provenance

    The opportunities and challenges of building traceable provenance in and between companies

    Location: Hogan Lovells Conference Room

    • Kin Lane, API Evangelist
    • Michael Schwartz, Ride Report
    • Rian Wanstreet, University of Washington

    Governance: Digital Political Science: Defining Representation in Data Governance

    Framing the need for ongoing, dynamic, and multi-party decision-making systems in digital platforms - and how digital governance systems measure, give agency to, and prioritize behaviors, users, and input.

    Location: Duke in DC Upstairs

    • Nasma Ahmed, Digital Justice Lab
    • Lucy Bernholz, Stanford University
    • Kevin Webb, Shared Streets
    • Bianca Wylie, Tech Reset Canada

    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm


    Location: Duke in DC Upstairs

    2:00 pm - 3:15 pm

    Break Out Panels: Architecting Digital Governance


    Law: Jurisdiction & Data Governance

    Platforms are global, data governance regulation is domestic - this panel talks about the way different jurisdictions and theories of law affect data governance in practice

    Location: Duke in DC Lobby Conference Room

    • Kate Klonick, St. John’s University
    • Tiffany C. Li, Boston University
    • Nani Jansen Reventlow, Digital Freedom Fund
    • Carolina Rossini, Portulans Institute

    Technology: Federating Compliance: Data Architecture for a Fragmenting Internet

    Data governance regulation has significant implications for platform architecture - in particular, how to be compliant competing jurisdictions. This panel will describe how platforms are and aren't federating, and why.

    Location: Duke in DC Lobby Conference Room

    • Anahi Ayala Iacucci, Independent Consultant
    • Beverley Hatcher-Mbu, Development Gateway
    • Tom Lee, Mapbox
    • Seamus Tuohy, Human Rights Watch

    Governance: Devolution vs. Decentralization: Opportunities and Challenges of Nested Authorities in Digital Spaces

    While decentralization is the political languages of technology, devolution is how most legal authorities work. This panel examines the differences between the political economies of decentralized vs. devolved platforms.

    Location: Duke in DC Upstairs

    • Greg Bloom, Open Referral Initiative
    • Eric Shih, Spendrise
    • Laura Walker McDonald, Digital Impact Alliance
    • Jeff Ward, Duke University

    3:15 pm - 3:30 pm


    3:30 pm - 4:45 pm

    Break Out Panels: The Solution Space


    Law: Standards, Trusts, and Fiduciaries: Private Law Approaches to Public Good

    The panel focuses on private law approaches to improving representation and professional practices in digital spaces

    Location: Duke in DC Lobby Conference Room

    • Elaine Brock, C3Authority
    • Janine Hiller, Virginia Tech
    • Kevin Kehoe, Microsoft
    • Anouk Ruhaak, Mozilla

    Technology: Governing Platforms, Platform Governance: Technical Best Practice for Participatory Digital Governance

    A practical look at the challenges and engineering governance into platforms

    Location: Duke in DC Lobby Conference Room

    • Joanne Cheung, IDEO
    • Keith Porcaro, Digital Public
    • John Wilbanks, Sage BioNetworks

    Governance: Data Unions, Cooperatives, Commons, and other Models for Shared Resource Governance

    If not the traditional governance model, what are the structures of ownership, influence, or service that provide meaningful alternatives

    Location: Duke in DC Upstairs

    • Stacy Bullard, Data for Black Lives
    • Peter Colohan, The Internet of Water
    • Josh Nussbaum, The Movement Cooperative
    • Angie Raymond, Ostrom Workshop

    4:45 pm - 5:00 pm

    Summary + Closing

    Location: Duke in DC Upstairs

    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Reception at The Occidental

    Truman Bar

    1475 Pennsylvania Avenue NW

    Washington DC 20004