Association of Pacific Rim Universities
Digital Economy
Summer Seminar
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Program




Arrival Day

Seminar Faculty and Fellows arrive in Tokyo to check-in to their lodgings. Please see "Access" for Lodging Venue address and directions. Participants are also invited for a light reception. Transportation will be provided from the lodging venue. Please reserve your participation if you intend to join.



14:00

Check-In at Lodgings

Hotel Celestine


15:00

Check-In at Lodgings

Villa Fontaine Tamachi


17:30

Taxi Escort to Welcoming Reception Departs


18:00

Welcoming Reception

Va Yout, Roppongi



 

Orientation and Introduction to the Digital Economy in Asia

Day One opens with a welcome and introduction of Seminar participants. Summer Session Faculty are asked to outline briefly their area of expertise and research; Summer Session Government and Corporate Fellows will provide a 3-minute introduction to their area of work and an overview of Internet policy issues in their respective countries and companies.



8:45

Walking Escort Departs from Lodging Venue


9:30

Welcome by Keio University President, Atsushi Seike


9:35

Welcome by Keio University VP for International Collaboration, Jiro Kokuryo


9:40

Greetings from Sasakawa Peace Foundation Executive Director, Junko Chano and APRU Director (International Secretariat), Keith Wong


09:50

Welcoming Remarks by MIC ICT Global Strategy Bureau Director General, Yasuhiko Taniwaki


10:00

Welcome by The Asia Pacific Institute for the Digital Economy (APIDE) Chairman Masanobu Katoh.
APIDE Executive Director Jim Foster provides an overview of the objectives and schedule for the Summer Session
APIDE Managing Director, Omair Qazi will introduce the APIDE Support Staff and answers logistical questions


10:30

Coffee Break


10:45

Introduction of APRU Summer Seminar Faculty and Fellows


12:30

Session Concludes; Lunch at 3F of the North Building


14:00

Session I: The Digital Economy in the Asia Pacific

Facilitators: Robert Pepper (Aspen Institute), Dave Farber (Carnegie Mellon), and Hong Xue (Beijing Normal University)



16:00

Session Concludes; Coffee Break


16:15

Session II: New Technologies Driving Growth and Innovation in Asia

Facilitators: Richard Dasher (Stanford University), Kilnam Chon (KAIST), Xing Li (Tsinghua University), and Jung Hoon Lee (Yonsei University)



17:30

Session Concludes; Taxi Escort for International House of Japan Departs


18:00

Evening Dinner Discussion: The Origins of the Internet in Asia

Jim Foster (APIDE), Xing Li (Tsinghua University), Kilnam Chon (KAIST), Dave Farber (Carnegie Mellon), Jiro Kokuryo (Keio University), Akinori Maemura (JPNIC), and Robert Pepper (Aspen Institute)



21:00

Dinner Concludes; Taxi Escort back to Lodging Venues


 
 

Policy Challenges for the Digital Economy (Lake Nojiri Offsite)

Day Two takes up three of the greatest challenges to continued growth and innovation in the region’s Digital Economy. Privacy and cybersecurity concerns are emerging as serious obstacles to the free flow of data in the region, while the “digital divide” is widening despite the efforts of governments and international organizations. We will give particular attention to the role of private sector initiatives and technology in addressing these problems and examine how ill-advised regulation might exacerbate them. The Offsite takes place in Nagano Prefecture and features an overnight stay at the El Bosco Hotel located on the shores of Lake Nojiri, a beautiful lake formed from the caldera of an extinct volcano. The Offsite is a chance to experience the Japanese countryside and enjoy a ride on Japan’s newest high-speed train, the Hakutaka (White Hawk) Express.

OFF-SITE Pictures AVAILABLE HERE



9:00

Assemble in Lodging Venue for Taxi Escort



9:15

Taxi Escort to Tokyo Station Departs


9:45

Arrive Tokyo Station, Marunouchi Minami Enterance


10:32

Depart Tokyo Station to Iiyama Station via Hakutaka 556


12:20

Arrival at Iiyama Station


12:30

Lunch: Iiyama Station


13:30

Bus Departs for Hotel


14:45

Arrival at Nojiriko Hotel El Bosco, Check-In


15:00

Session III: Protecting Cyber-Privacy and Guarding Cyber-Security

Facilitators: Jim Foster (APIDE), Nohyoung Park (Korea University), Abu Bakar Munir (University of Malaya), and Yoshihiro Obata (BizMobile).

Professor Nohyoung Park's presentation slides are available here.



16:00

Coffee Break


16:10

Session III Resumes


17:15

Session III Concludes, Free Time


18:00

Dinner: El Bosco Dining Room


20:00

Dinner Concludes


20:15

Session IV: Bridging the Digital Divide: More Than Just Infrastructure

Facilitators: Yudho Sucahyo (University of Indonesia) and Robert Pepper (Aspen Institute)



21:15

Evening Session Concludes; No-Host Drinks at El Bosco Bar





Political/Economic/Human Rights in the Digital Economy

Day Three takes up issues surrounding the control of access and content on the Internet. Increasingly, governments and businesses with support from some elements of civil society are restricting user access to the Internet with the objective of protecting social and cultural values, safeguarding intellectual property and managing traffic (net neutrality). Is access to the Internet a fundamental human right and is the free flow of information basic to the health of the Digital Economy? What norms and rules need to be put in place to slow the growing reliance on national firewalls and corporate “walled gardens” to control the Internet for political and commercial reasons. We will return to Tokyo by train after lunch at the hotel.

The evening in Tokyo is free.



9:00

Session V: New Technologies Driving Growth and Innovation in Asia

Facilitators: Woodrow Hartzog (Samford University), Kilnam Chon (KAIST), and James Miller (American University)



10:30

Session Concludes, Check-out from El Bosco


11:00

Lunch Buffet, El Bosco Dining Room


12:30

Depart from El Bosco for Iiyama Station via Bus


13:30

Arrive at Iiyama Station


14:11

Depart for Tokyo via Hakutaka 564


15:52

Arrival at Tokyo Station


16:15

Taxi Escort to Lodgings Departs; Free Evening





Building Blocks for the Digital Economy in Asia

Day Four goes deep on four of the key building blocks for a growing and innovative Digital Economy in the region: intellectual property, standards, competition and infrastructure. Over three interrelated sessions, we will take up the problems of piracy and industrial espionage; the importance of interoperable standards and cross-border competition in building an Asian digital marketplace; and the possible requirement to redesign the basic architecture of the Internet.



9:30

Walking Escort Departs from Lodging Venue


10:00

Session VI: Content Online: New Business Models and New Regulations

Facilitators: Richard Dasher (Stanford University), Kan Suzuki (Keio University), Masanobu Katoh (Intellectual Ventures Japan), and Hong Xue (Beijing Normal University)



12:30

Session Concludes; Lunch at G-SEC Building Eighth Floor


13:45

Session VII: Standards, Interoperability and Competition in the Digital Economy

Facilitators: Peter Cowhey (UC San Diego), Toshiya Jitsuzumi (Kyushu University), Makoto Yokozawa (Kyoto University), and Leon Trakman (University of New South Wales)



15:45

Session Concludes; Coffee Break


16:00

Session VIII: Rethinking the Basic Architecture of the Internet in Asia

Facilitators: Dave Farber (Carnegie Mellon), Uday Desai (IIT Hyderabad), and Robert Pepper (Aspen Institute)



18:00

Session Concludes; Free Evening





Internet Governance in Asia

Day Five address the question of how mounting security tensions, competing economic agendas and the weakness of civil society in the the region are complicating the issue of managing the Digital Economy in the Asia region. We will review the attempts at Internet governance from Tunis through the recent WSIS conference in New York and assay the role of Asian governments and civil society in this process. We will ask about the implications of the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) for the Digital Economy in Asia and conclude with a discussion of what an “Asian Model” for the Internet might entail.



9:30

Walking Escort Departs from Lodging Venue


10:00

Session IX: From Tunis to New York: The IGF and Asia

Facilitators: Adam Peake (ICANN), Robert Pepper (Aspen Institute) and Youn Jung Park (SUNY, Korea)



12:00

Session IX Concludes; Free Time


12:00

Lunch at G-SEC Building Eighth Floor


13:30

Session X: TPP and the Digital Economy in Asia

Leon Trakman (University of New South Wales), Peter Cowhey (UC San Diego), Andrew Ure (Google), Tomoko Ishikawa (Nagoya University), and Makoto Yokozawa (Kyoto University)



15:30

Session X Concludes; Coffee Break


15:45

Session XI: Is There an Asian Model for the Internet?

Facilitators: Dave Farber (Carnegie Mellon), Abu Bakar Munir (University of Malaya), Uday Desai (IIT Hyderabad), Toshio Obi (Waseda University), Jiro Kokuryo (Keio University), Hiroshi Esaki (Tokyo University) and Xinmin Gao (Internet Society of China)



17:30

Session XI Concludes


18:00

Taxi Escort for the Dinner Venue Departs


18:30

Farewell Dinner: Gonpachi


20:30

Farewell Dinner Concludes; Taxi Escort to Lodging Venues


21:00

No-Host Drinks at Azabu Juban Pub, Craft Hands




Summer Seminar Readings

The 2016 Seminar Readings are intended to provide APRU Faculty and Fellows with background reading materials relevant to the presentations, discussions and workshops on Internet policy issues at the 2016 Summer Seminar. The order of the documents corresponds to the structure of the Seminar, and specific readings are linked. Fellows are encouraged to sample widely from the assembled materials, earmarking ideas, statistics, or assertions that they want to pursue in more depth during the formal sessions of the Seminar.

These readings are in most cases are not “academic.” Rather they are taken from generally available government and think tank reports, corporate sponsored research, newspapers and magazine articles. Most documents have been released over just the past two years, reflecting the rapid pace of technological change on the Internet and the corresponding need for dynamic policy responses.

Faculty

Masanobu Katoh

CEO
Intellectual Ventures Japan

Dave Farber

Professor
Carnegie Mellon University

Gao Xinmin

Vice President
Internet Society of China

Xing Li

Professor
Tsinghua University

Jiro Kokuryo

Vice President of International Collaboration
Keio University

Nohyoung Park

Professor
Korea University

Kilnam Chon

Professor Emeritus
Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)

Uday Desai

Director
IIT Hyderabad

Richard Dasher

Consulting Professor
Stanford University

Yudho Giri Sucahyo

Assosiate Professor
University of Indonesia

James Miller

Adjunct Professor of Law
American University

Hong Xue

Professor
Beijing Normal University

Abu Bakar Munir

Professor
University of Malaya

Peter Cowhey

Dean
Graduate School of Pacific Studies, UC San Diego

Adam Peake

Global Civil Society Engagement
ICANN

Youn Jung Park

Professor
SUNY Korea

Woodrow Hartzog

Affiliate Scholar
Stanford University

Leon Trakman

Professor
University of New South Wales

Makoto Yokozawa

Professor
Kyoto University

Jung-Hoon Lee

Professor
Yonsei University

Robert Pepper

Fellow, Communications and Society Program
The Aspen Institute

Akinori Maemura

General Manager Internet Development Department
JPNIC

Yoshihiro Obata

CEO
Bizmobile

Kan Suzuki

Professor
Keio University

Hiroshi Esaki

Professor
University of Tokyo

Toshiya Jitsuzumi

Professor
Kyushu University

Tomoko Ishikawa

Graduate School of International Development
Nagoya University

Andrew Ure

Head of Trade and Economic Affairs for APAC
Google

Seminar Fellows

Ying Lei

Deputy Director
Division of Administration Affairs
Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT), China

Andrew Flavin

Policy Advisor
Office of Digital Services Industries
U.S. Department of Commerce

Yong Seok Oh

Manager
Location Information Team
Korea Internet & Security Agency (KISA)

Xiyu Lu

Assistant Director
Research Department
Internet Society of China

Catherine Ching

Legal Counsel
Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Personal Data (PCPD), Hong Kong

Aries Kusdaryono

Deputy Director
IT Security
Ministry of Communications and Information (MCI), Indonesia

Yusuke Kaneko

Deputy Director
Computer Communications Division
Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (MIC), Japan

Jennifer Steffensen

Foreign Affairs Officer
Office of International Communications & Information Policy
US Department of State

Yusuke Yabushita

Assistant Director
International Policy Division, Global ICT Strategy Bureau
Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (MIC), Japan

Daisuke Uchimura

Manager
Corporate Strategy Plannning Department
NTT Corporation

Yukiko Tsuchiya

Assistant Director
International Policy Division, Global ICT Strategy Bureau
Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (MIC), Japan

Hideki Yazawa

Deputy Director
International Trade Division
Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA)

Rika Tsunoda

Official
Computer Communication Division, Telecommunications Bureau
Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (MIC), Japan

Tran Minh Tuan

Assoc. Prof. Ph.D, College of Technology,Hanoi National University
Vice President of National Institute of Information and Communications Strategy
Ministry of Information & Communications, Vietnam.

Siti Dinar Othman

Head of Risk Asessment Unit
Department of Personal Data Protection, Malaysia

Nozomi Maruyama

Assistant Director, Information Economy Division
Commerce and Information Policy Bureau Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry(METI), Japan

Location

Keio University East Building

Address:

〒108-8345 東京都港区三田2-15-45 慶應義塾大学グローバルセキュリティ研究所)6F

Conference Venue: Sixth Floor G-SEC Seminar Room

Wi-Fi:

Network ID: APRU-APRU-2016
Password: kv8wx9jtzu25hra3

Villa Fontaine Tamachi

Address:

〒108-0023 東京都港区芝浦4-2-8
住友不動産三田ツインビル 東館

Tel: 03-5730-7770


Hotel Celestine

Address:

〒105-0014 東京都港区芝3丁目23−1

Tel: 03-5441-4111

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