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The Center for Transatlantic Relations at Johns Hopkins University SAIS cordially invites you to a presentation and conversation with:

R. David Edelman, Special Assistant to the President for Economic and Technology Policy, National Economic Council

Cybersecurity & Internet Policy: Domestic Debates Gone Global

Kenney Auditorium
Johns Hopkins University
School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS)
1740 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W.
Washington, D.C.

As Special Assistant to the President for Economic and Technology Policy at the National Economic Council, R. David Edelman leads policy development and coordination on issues relating to the digital economy, including broadband competition and access, high-tech intellectual property, online privacy, technology trade and Internet governance.

Previously, he served as Senior Advisor for Internet, Innovation and Privacy at the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) and NEC.  From 2010 to 2012, he was the first Director for International Cyber Policy at the White House National Security Council, where he managed issues at the intersection of cybersecurity and foreign policy. Earlier, he was Policy Advisor in the State Department Office of Cyber Affairs, where he developed the U.S. diplomatic strategy and international legal doctrine on cyber issues, and led negotiations on Internet issues at the United Nations.

Dr. Edelman holds a B.A. in history from Yale University, and both a masters and doctorate in international relations from Oxford University.