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Roundtable

C-suite roundtable with Kate Jones, Chief Executive Officer, Digital Regulation Cooperation Forum, Ofcom

This event is intended specifically for C-Suite roles, attendance is by invitation.

Date & time

23 Jul 2024

09:00 - 11:00

Attendance type

In Person

Where

Central London

Price

Free

Theme(s)

Technology and digital

Please note attendee numbers at roundtables are strictly limited to ensure everyone is able to contribute to the conversation. Invitees are carefully selected in line with The Whitehall & Industry Group's charitable purpose, to bring a range of views and perspectives.

If you or a colleague would like to be considered for future roundtables in this series, then please feel free to email us on [email protected]

In this special roundtable, we will be discussing how regulators, along with industry, can enable innovation and unlock growth. The focus will be will around:

  • How private sector is looking to innovate in the digital space and where they would like to work with regulators to enable this
  • Where regulators and private sector can work together to ensure coherent and effective regulatory regimes that support innovation and growth
  • Discuss what specific future technologies, including AI, will require engagement between industry and regulators

Speaker

Kate Jones is the Chief Executive Officer of the Digital Regulatory Cooperation Forum (www.drcf.org.uk). Kate leads this innovative team, working to increase and deepen coordination between regulators of online services and technology for the benefit of both businesses and their customers.

Before joining the DRCF, Kate was an expert consultant and researcher on the governance of emerging technologies, with particular regard to human rights law, public international law and diplomacy. She was an Associate Fellow with the International Law Programme at Chatham House, Senior Associate with Oxford Information Labs, and member of the advisory board of an AI ethics company. She has published and spoken widely on aspects of national and international tech governance, with specialisms in artificial intelligence, disinformation and foreign interference, and the role of technical standards.

In her work, Kate brings to bear her many years of experience as a legal adviser and diplomat with the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office, including as Legal Adviser to the UK Mission to the United Nations in Geneva and UK Deputy Permanent Representative to the Council of Europe in Strasbourg. She also draws on her experience of leadership, skills and technical expertise as Director of Oxford University’s Diplomatic Studies Programme and as Course Director and Advisory Board member of the Centre for Political and Diplomatic Studies. Kate took her undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in law at the University of Oxford and qualified as a UK solicitor at Norton Rose.

Date & time

23 Jul 2024

09:00 - 11:00

Attendance type

In Person

Where

Central London

Price

Free

Theme(s)

Technology and digital

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