Jan 06
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Law Tech Conference: Data Sovereignty along the Digital Silk Road



Data Sovereignty along the Digital Silk Road

Date: January 6 – 7, 2021 (Wednesday – Thursday)
Time: 8am – 12pm (US Eastern Standard Time)


This conference is co-organized by the Law and Technology Centre of the University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law and the Institute for Technology Law & Policy of the Georgetown University Law Center.  It will be conducted via Zoom and prior registration is required.  More information is available on the conference website: https://www.datasovereignty.hku.hk/.


Keynote Speakers

  • Frank Pasquale, Professor of Law, Brooklyn Law School
  • Mark Wu, Henry L. Stimson Professor and the Vice Dean for the Graduate Program and International Legal Studies, Harvard Law School


Panel Speakers & Moderators


  • Susan Aaronson, Research Professor & Director of the Digital Trade and Data Governance Hub, George Washington University Elliott School of International Affairs
  • Douglas Arner, Kerry Holdings Professor in Law, University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law
  • Mira Burri, Managing Director Steering Committee Internationalisation (SCI) & Senior Lecturer, University of Lucerne Faculty of Law
  • Anupam Chander, Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center
  • Anne Cheung, Professor of Law & Co-Director of the Law and Technology Centre, University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law
  • Théodore Christakis, Professor of International and European Law, Université Grenoble Alpes
  • Julie Cohen, Mark Claster Mamolen Professor of Law and Technology, Georgetown University Law Center
  • Jennifer Daskal, Professor of Law & Faculty Director, Tech, Law & Security Program, American University Washington College of Law
  • Henry Gao, Associate Professor of Law, Singapore Management University School of Law
  • Graham Greenleaf, Professor of Law & Information Systems, Faculty of Law, University of New South Wales
  • Lizhi Liu, Assistant Professor, Georgetown University‎ McDonough School of Business
  • Rebecca MacKinnon, Founding Director, Ranking Digital Rights
  • Neha Mishra, Lecturer in Law, Australian National University 
  • Kyung-Sin Park, Professor of Law, Korea University Law School; Open Net Korea
  • Shin-yi Peng, Distinguished Professor of Law, National Tsing Hua University
  • Thomas Streinz, Adjunct Professor of Law & Executive Director, Guarini Global Law & Tech, New York University School of Law
  • Haochen Sun, Associate Professor of Law, University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law
  • Madhavi Sunder, Professor of Law & Associate Dean for International and Graduate Programs, Georgetown University Law Center
  • Dan Svantesson, Professor of Law & Co-Director, Centre for Commercial Law, Bond University Faculty of Law
  • Brian Tang, Founding Executive Director, LITE Lab@HKU
  • Andrew Woods, Professor of Law, University of Arizona College of Law
  • Winnie Yeung, Assistant General Counsel, Microsoft
  • Peter Yu, Regents Professor of Law and Communication and Director, Center for Law and Intellectual Property, Texas A&M University School of Law


All are welcome! Please register as soon as possible: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1WARJ4wtlnSmJR_hR9vVfc6sNS9eGzY-K70env7Dskys/viewform?edit_requested=true.  The link to the Zoom webinar will be provided upon successful registration.


Please direct any inquiries to Ms. Grace Chan at or (+852) 3917 4727.

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