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China’s Digital Governance and Its Global Implications

Tuesday, May 14, 2024 at 12:00 AM - Friday, May 24, 2024 at 12:00 AM (EST)
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Who will benefit from this Deep Dive?

This deep dive is for people working on:

  • China regulatory issues including privacy, cybersecurity and cross-border data regulation
  • International technology issues
  • US-China relations

Here is what you will learn

  • Learn about the Chinese leadership’s approach to data governance, their motivation and practical implications for businesses and governments.
  • Learn about how officials in Beijing and Washington DC view access to each other’s data as a security and geostrategic issues and the steps being taken on each side in response.
  • Understand the debate in China over data governance, including around privacy, cybersecurity and ownership of data.
  • Analyze how other governments such as the EU, the U.S. and India are responding to China’s data governance policies.

Meet Your Expert: Samm Sacks

Samm Sacks is a Senior Fellow at Yale Law School’s Paul Tsai China Center. Her research examines China’s information and communications technology (ICT) policies, with a focus on China’s cybersecurity legal system, the U.S.-China technology relationship, and the geopolitics of data privacy and cross-border data flows. Previously, Sacks launched the industrial cyber business for Siemens in China, Japan, and South Korea. Prior to this, she led China technology sector analysis at the political risk consultancy Eurasia Group and worked as an analyst and Chinese linguist with the national security community. She is a frequent contributor to the media and her articles have appeared in outlets including The Atlantic, Foreign Affairs, MIT Tech Review, and Slate. She has testified multiple times before Congress on China’s technology and cyber policies. She reads and speaks Mandarin.

About Policyware

Policyware provides short courses (called Deep Dives) into cutting edge public policy issues affecting international trade and investment. Each Deep Dive is taught by experts from top universities and think tanks, including from the Brookings Institution, Yale University, Berkeley Law School and University College London, to name a few.