Virtual Seminar: Cross-Border Data Flows—Enabling Local Economies and Driving E-Commerce
June 17, 2020
Speaker: Isabelle Roccia, Senior Manager, Policy – EMEA, BSA | The Software Alliance and Joseph Whitlock, Director, Policy, BSA | The Software Alliance
Data flows are critical in today’s connected economy, particularly as governments, businesses, and communities respond to the widespread impacts of COVID-19. Companies of all sizes in every sector are better able to offer products and services, manage supply chains, reach new markets, create jobs, and invest locally when they have access to data across borders and cloud-based technology.
BSA and the Global Data Alliance host this virtual seminar, looking at the ways in which cross-border data flows enable local economic growth and drive e-commerce in a rapidly evolving environment. Panelists from a cross-industry coalition of companies that are committed to high standards of data responsibility discuss the importance of cross-border data flows to their operations and how data barriers affect their business in various regions across the globe.
- Rimini Makama, Microsoft
- Isabelle Roccia, BSA
- Kevin Rogers, Panasonic
- Shola Sanni, Mastercard
- Joseph Whitlock, BSA
Participation in this virtual seminar is by invitation only.
About the Global Data Alliance
The Global Data Alliance (globaldataalliance.org) is a cross-industry coalition of companies that are committed to high standards of data responsibility and that rely on the ability to transfer data around the world to innovate and create jobs. The Alliance supports policies that help instill trust in the digital economy while safeguarding the ability to transfer data across borders and refraining from imposing data localization requirements that restrict trade.
Alliance members include BSA members and American Express, Amgen, AT&T, ITB360, Mastercard, Panasonic, United Airlines, Verizon, Visa, and WD-40 Company. These companies are headquartered across the globe and are active in the advanced manufacturing, aerospace, automotive, consumer goods, electronics, energy, financial services, health, supply chain, and telecommunications sectors, among others. BSA | The Software Alliance administers the Global Data Alliance.
소프트웨어 연합(BSA | The Software Alliance, 이하 BSA)(www.bsa.org)은 각국 정부를 대상으로 세계 시장에서 전 세계 소프트웨어 업계를 대변하고 옹호하는 선도적 연합체입니다. 세계의 가장 혁신적 기업들이 회원사로 참여하며 경제에 활기를 불어 넣고 현대의 생활을 향상시키는 소프트웨어 솔루션을 만들어 내고 있습니다.
워싱턴 DC에 본부를 두고, 30개국이 넘는 국가들에서 운영되는 BSA는, 합법적 소프트웨어 사용을 증진시키고 기술 혁신을 촉진하며 디지털 경제의 성장을 추진하는 공공 정책을 지지하는 준법 프로그램들을 선도합니다.