Seminar CyberBRICS: Cybersecurity, data protection and the digital future of the BRICS


The Rio de Janeiro Law School of Fundação Getulio Vargas (DIREITO RIO) will host the Seminar CyberBRICS: Cybersecurity, data protection and the digital future of the BRICS. The event aims to provide answers to the challenges related to personal data regulation and cybersecurity governance by providing valuable insights into BRICS digital policies that can be used by researchers, regulators and companies.

The event will have simultaneous translation on both ways, from English to Portuguese, and Portuguese to English.

Free registration here

Opening [14:00-14:50]

  • Carlos Ivan Simonsen Leal, President of FGV
  • Sergio Guerra, Director of FGV Direito Rio
  • Bruno Ramos, Director of the Americas Office of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and CyberBRICS board member
  • Liliya Rizvanova, Second Secretary of the Embassy of Russia in Brazil
  • Luca Belli, Professor at FGV Law School and coordinator of CyberBRICS

Moderator: Goret Paulo – Directress, FGV Research Network

CyberBRICS: Digital Policy Evolutions in the BRICS [14:50-16:20]

  • Daniel Oppermann, Researcher at University of São Paulo & CyberBRICS fellow
  • Min Jiang, Professor at University of North Carolina, Charlotte, & CyberBRICS fellow
  • Anja Kovacs, Directress of Internet Democracy Project India & CyberBRICS fellow
  • Andrey Shcherbovich, Professor at Higher School of Economics Moscow & CyberBRICS fellow
  • Sagwadi Mabunda, Researcher at University of Western Cape & CyberBRICS fellow

Moderator: Luca Belli, Professor at FGV Law School and coordinator of CyberBRICS

Coffee break [16:20-16:40]

Digital Strategies towards the BRICS Summit [16:40-18:00]

Keynote remarks: Ian Brown, CyberBRICS Visiting Professor and former Principal Scientific Officer at the UK government’s Department for Digital Culture, Media and Sport

  • Jeferson Fued Nacif, Cybersecurity Advisor at Institutional Security Cabinet – GSI/PR (Brazilian President’s Office)
  • Miriam Wimmer, Directress of Digital Transformation at MCTIC (Brazilian Ministry of Science and Technology)
  • Patricia Sakowski, Deputy Chief Economist at CADE (Brazilian Antitrust Regulator)
  • Nilo Pasquali, Superintendent at ANATEL (Brazilian Telecoms Regulator)

Moderator: Evandro Carvalho, Professor at FGV Law School and CyberBRICS board member

Venue

Sede FGV – Praia de Botafogo, 190, 12º andar, Auditório Engenheiro M. F. Thompson Motta

Accessibility and other information: The entrance to Praia de Botafogo, 190 has access for wheelchair users. The Dress Code established by the Fundação Getulio Vargas that applies to all its premises prohibit the entry of anyone wearing Shorts, Bermudas or Flip-Flops . For any other question about accessibility and the event in general, please contact: +55 (21) 3799-5435

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