On data localisation specifically, the G7 agreed to build an evidence base on the impact of such measures and alternative policy responses. The multi-stakeholder roundtable will have a particular focus on the impacts of data localisation on Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises at the cornerstone of G7 economies and societies: a critical discussion as we look to build back better, safer and stronger from Covid-19.
Minister of State, DCMS, Julia Lopez will provide opening remarks, with stakeholders from business, academia and government on two following panels chaired by Tech UK:
Panel 1: The impact of data localisation on MSMEs
Sabina Ciofu, Head of EU and Trade Policy, techUK (moderator)
Hosuk Lee-Makiyama, Director, European Centre for International Political Economy
Gaynor Jeffery, Deputy Director, Digital Trade and Telecoms, Department of International Trade
David Smith, Founder and CEO, MLtwist
Panel 2: Alternative policy responses to data localisation
Sue Daley, Director for Tech and Innovation, techUK (moderator)
Vivienne Artz, Non-executive Director of Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation, is Chair of the International Regulatory Strategy Group Data Working Group, Vice Chair on the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors of the International Association of Privacy Professionals.
Zandra Moore, CEO, Panintelligence
Nigel Cory, Associate Director for trade policy, Information Technology and Innovation Foundation
Lorrayne Porciuncula, Director, Datasphere Initiative at Internet & Jurisdiction Policy Network
Business Support Services & E-Commerce, Community & Society, Data
G7 Digital & Technology Roundtable – Investigating Data Localisation Impacts on MSMEs and Alternative Policy Responses