U.S-China Relations: Cyber and Technology

Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Hoover Institution, Stanford University
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The Hoover Institution’s Working Group on National Security, Technology, and Law hosted a conference on March 14-15, 2017 titled, U.S.-China Relations: Cyber and Technology, which focused on the future of conflict and cooperation between China and the United States in the realm of cyber and technology. The goal of the event was to foster a rich and wide-ranging discussion geared toward producing practical ideas and recommendations of immediate usefulness for Washington policymakers and lawmakers.

Please note that the papers presented at the conference are in draft form and should not be circulated or cited without consent or knowledge of each individual author.


TUESDAY, march 14
Time Content presenters

8:00 AM

Continental Breakfast

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8:30 AM

Welcoming Remarks
Jack Goldsmith and Benjamin Wittes

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8:45-10:00 AM

SESSION 1
Chinese Cyber Diplomacy

Adam Segal, Council on Foreign Relations

10:00 AM

Coffee break

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10:15-11:30 AM

SESSION 2
China and the Strategic Construction of Cybernorms: The Process Is the Product

Duncan Hollis, Temple Law School

11:30 AM

Lunch Served

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11:45-1:00 PM

SESSION 3, LUNCH DISCUSSION
The 'China, Inc.' Challenge to Cyberspace Norms

Robert Williams, Yale Law School

1:00 - 2:15 PM

SESSION 4
Appropriate Norms of State Behavior in Cyberspace: Finding Common Ground Between the United States and China

Mei Gechlik, Stanford Law School

2:15 PM

Snack break

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2:30-3:45 PM

SESSION 5
Responding to Chinese Cyber-Enabled Economic Activities: Options for U.S. Leaders

Zachary Cooper, Center for Strategic and International Studies

3:45-5:00 PM

SESSION 6
Opportunity for Sino-US Leadership: A Cyber Agreement to Protect the Stability of the Global Financial System  

Tim Maurer, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

5:00 PM

Adjourn

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WEDNESDAY, march 15
Time Content presenters

8:00 AM

Continental Breakfast

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8:30 AM

Additional introductions (second-day participants)

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8:45-10:00 AM

SESSION 7
Chinese Cyber Military Strategy and U.S.-China Relations

Amy Chang & Michael Sulmeyer, Harvard Kennedy School, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs

10:00 AM

Coffee break

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10:15-11:30 AM

SESSION 8
How China’s Views on the Law of Jus Ad Bellum Shapes Its Legal Approach to Cyber-Warfare

Julian Ku, Hofstra Law School

11:30-12:00 PM

Concluding Discussion

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12:00 PM

Boxed Lunch

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