On invitation of the U.S. Embassy Bern, Adam Segal will give several lectures across Switzerland. Segal is the Council on Foreign Relations’ Ira A. Lipman chair in emerging technologies and national security, and the director of the Digital and Cyberspace Policy Program. He is an expert on security issues, technology development, and Chinese domestic and foreign policy. In his book The Hacked World Order: How Nations Fight, Trade, Maneuver, and Manipulate in the Digital Age (PublicAffairs, 2016), he describes the increasingly contentious geopolitics of cyberspace. Before joining the CFR, Segal was an arms control analyst for the China Project at the Union of Concerned Scientists. There, he wrote about missile defense, nuclear weapons, and Asian security issues. He has been a visiting scholar at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Center for International Studies, the Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences, and Tsinghua University in Beijing.
Adam will give two public talks, please go to the following links for more information:
Geneva: February 25, 2020 starting at 18:15
Foraus (Think Tank for Foreign Policy) event titled “The Battle for Cyberspace”, Uni Mail; Salle MR070, Bd. du Pont-d’Arve 40, 1205 Genève. https://www.facebook.com/forausGE/
Zurich: February 26, 2020 – 18:15 – 19:45
Center of Security Studies in Zurich, remarks with topic “Geopolitics of Cyberspace” HG D 5.2 (Rämistrasse 101, 8092 Zürich) at ETH Zurich. Please use this link to register for the event.