The internet has had profound impact on business and society around the world. Inevitably, a technology this powerful will be subject to geopolitical forces, but where are we headed? Join us for a discussion with Richard Allan, House of Lords UK on 26 September.

As the internet’s economic and political impact grows, voters and industries are calling for political action and legislators are calling for control. Is it possible to find a new balance between connectivity and control with the internet intact or do we need to prepare for governing a splinternet?

  • How does interconnectivity and national sovereignty shape the future of the internet?
  • How can the internet be adequately regulated?
  • How could a future potential splinternet be governed?