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Workshop on Cyber-Ethics: Values-driven Innovative Solutions

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Arindrajit Basu moderated a discussion on Cyber-Ethics at Swiss Nex (Consulate General of Switzerland, Bangalore on 28 June 2019. The event was organized by the Embassy of Switzerland.

Cyber-space – the virtual reality – influences all countries in the world and all sectors of society. The cyber-world of e-mails, e-commerce, e-government, e-education, e-music, e-prosecutors, artificial intelligence, crypto-currencies are daily reality, with new opportunities. On the other hand, cyber-bullying, cyber-criminality, cyber-security, cyber-war etc. are great challenges.

Cyber-ethics looks for values-driven innovative solutions to these challenges and opportunities between freedom and privacy, security and peace. Switzerland is a world leader in innovation, India is a world leader in information technologies. How can both countries strengthen ethical, values-driven solutions for the cyber-world? Indian and Swiss Experts present challenges and solutions.


10.00     Registration & welcome tea n coffee

10:30     Welcome remarks

Mr.Sebastien Hug, CEO, swissnex India and Consul General of Switzerland

10:35     Keynote address: Cyber-Ethics between Global Values and Contextual Interests

Prof. Dr. H.C. Christoph Stückelberger, Founder and President of, Visiting Professor of Ethics in Nigeria, Russia, China

11:05      Moderated panel discussion

Moderator: Arindrajit Basu, Senior Policy Officer, Center for Internet and Society,


Dr. Pavan Duggal, Founder and President of the International Commission on Cyber Security Law, Advocate at Supreme Court of India

Dr Siobhán Martin, Deputy Head, Leadership, Crisis and Conflict Management, Geneva Centre for Security Policy

Mr Sameer Chothani, Managing Director - Group Technology, India, UBS

12:15     Q&A

12:45     Networking lunch