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13th December 2021

IIC Australia Chapter Webinar: In conversation | The Hon Paul Fletcher MP and Derek Wilding – Governing in the Age of the Internet

Chapter event

IIC Australia Chapter
In conversation | The Hon Paul Fletcher MP and Chris Chapman
– Governing in the Age of the Internet

Monday 13 December 2021
Time: 14:00 – 15:00 (AET) / 03:00 – 04:00 (GMT)

In October this year Australia’s Minister for Communications, Urban Infrastructure, Cities and the Arts, The Hon Paul Fletcher MP released a book Governing in the Age of the Internet. The book outlined key challenges the internet has posed for governments as they seek to preserve their sovereignty, protect their citizens from harm, and regulate neutrally between traditional and online business models.

Join IIC Australian Chapter for this one hour webinar as IIC President Chris Chapman speaks with Minister Fletcher, analysing issues raised in his book and also their relevance in an international context.

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IIC Webinar – In conversation: The Hon Paul Fletcher MP and Derek Wilding

Speakers

Chris Chapman President, International Institute of Communications; Chairman, Nihilent Australia Pty Limited

Chris Chapman was appointed President of the International Institute of Communications on 1 April 2016.

Mr Chapman previously held the position of Chairman and CEO of the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA). He was appointed in February 2006 and was re-appointed for a 2nd five year term in October 2010 until April 2016. He was appointed an Associate Member of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission in September 2007.

Mr Chapman is a seasoned executive with experience in the media, broadcasting and film, internet, telecommunications, sports rights and infrastructure development worlds.

Before joining ACMA, Mr Chapman held a number of senior management positions with the Seven Network, Stadium Australia Management, Optus and Babcock & Brown. He has also been the Chairman of Film Australia and Sports Vision Australia, and a previous member of the National Film and Sound Archives’ Advisory Council.

Mr Chapman has a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of New South Wales and has completed the Harvard Business School AMP program.

The Hon Paul Fletcher MP Minister for Communications, Urban Infrastructure, Cities and the Arts, Australia

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Event details
Date:
13th December 2021
Location:
Online meeting
Region:
Asia Pacific
Chapter:
Australia

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