Selected Events 2003-2019:

CB Insights: The Collective, New York (Dec. 10-11, 2019).

Workshop on The Future of Work, OECD, New York (2019).

Kim Taipale presented AI and the Future of Work: Another Look, GISP2019, New York (2019).

The 4th Annual Common Good Forum and American Spirit Awards, Rethinking the Democracy Compact, New York (May 10, 2019).

Kim Taipale discussed Emerging Cybersecurity Threats, Field Forum, New York (Apr. 2019).

2019 Annual BCLT/BTLJ Symposium, Governing Machines: Regulating Artificial Intelligence, Berkeley (Apr 4-5, 2019).

Munich Security Conference 2019, Munich (Feb. 15-17, 2019).

MIT AI Policy Congress, Boston (Jan. 15, 2019).

Kim Taipale presented “Artificial Intelligence, National Security and Law Enforcement,” GISP2019, New York (Jan. 2019)

29th Annual World Congress Information Security Forum, Las Vegas (Oct. 27-30, 2018).

Third Annual Defense One Tech Summit, Washington, DC (Jun. 26, 2018).

The 4th Annual Common Good Forum and American Spirit Awards, Order and Disorder: The US and the World, New York (May 21, 2018).

Munich Security Conference 2018, Munich (Feb. 16-18, 2018).

Kim Taipale discussed AI and the Future of Work, GISP2017, New York (Oct. 18. 2017).

Kim Taipale discussed Blockchain and Government, PLENS, New York (Jun. 9, 2017).

Kim Taipale presented A Framework for Cyber-deterrence at the Boston Global Forum Cybersecurity Day conference, Harvard University (Dec. 12, 2016).

Kim Taipale moderated Technology Innovation and Economic Disruption at the 2nd Annual The Common Good Forum, New York (May 27, 2016).

Kim Taipale discussed Technological Displacement: The Future of Work on GISP2016, New York (Apr. 18. 2016)

Kim Taipale discussed Identity, Social Trust and the Blockchain at the Global Information Society Project, New York (Mar. 9, 2016).

2015-Kim-Taipale-Asian-Leadership-ConferenceKim Taipale participated in the Munich Security Conference Roundtable on International Cyber Security Norms, New York (Sep. 8, 2015).

Kim Taipale spoke on Privacy and National Security at the The 6th Annual Asian Leadership Conference, Seoul, Korea (May 19-20, 2015).

Kim Taipale discussed Technological Displacement, GISP (Mar. 11, 2015).

Kim_Taipale_Aspen_InstituteKim Taipale participated in Digital Assets and Liabilities: Valuing the Intangible Economy (slides) at the 23rd Annual Aspen Institute Rountable on Information Technology (Jul 7-10, 2014).

Kim Taipale presented The Future of War: Armed Conflict in the Information Age (slides) at the 6th Annual Int’l Studies Program Conference “The Causes and Costs of War,” Fordham University, New York (Apr. 18, 2013).

Kim Taipale presented The Social Implications of a Platform Economy, RESTAT (Mar. 2013).

Kim Taipale participated in Negotiating the Emerging Economy (slides) at the 21st Annual Aspen Institute Rountable on Information Technology (Jul 31-Aug 3, 2012).

Kim Taipale presented Behavioral Tracking and Social Control, (link) GISP (Nov. 28, 2011).

Kim Taipale discussed Governance in an Interconnected World (slides) at the Atlantic Council (ACUS), Wash., DC (Nov. 14, 2011).

Kim Taipale participated in Reframing the Global Cyber Threat, Arlington, VA (Oct. 2011).

Kim Taipale moderated Political Salon with Misha Glenny, author of DarkMarket
Cyberthieves, Cybercops, and You
, World Policy Institute (Oct. 11, 2011).

Kim Taipale discussed Security: Present and Future Challenges at the Blouin Creative Leadership Summit, New York, NY (Sep. 19-20, 2011).

Kim Taipale presented Predictive Analytics and Perception Shaping, EU-ITA (Jun. 8-9, 2011).

Kim Taipale discussed Strategic Cyberdefense, George Washington University School of Law (Nov. 18, 2010).

Kim Taipale participated in Addressing Complex Problems, Highlands Forum XLIII (OSD), Phoenix, Arizona (Nov. 7-9, 2010).

Kim Taipale participated in The Future of Work, 19th Annual Aspen Institute Roundtable on Information Technology (Aug. 3-6, 2010) (slides).

Kim_Taipale-DA10Kim Taipale participated in No More Secrets: National Security Strategies for a Transparent World sponsored by the ABA Standing Committee on Law and National Security, the Office of the National Counterintelligence Executive, and the National Strategy Forum, Wash., DC (Jun. 29, 2010).

Kim Taipale discussed Cyber Security, Cyber Warfare, and National Security at “National Security Challenges and the Obama Administration“, Duke University School of Law, Durham, NC (Apr. 15-16).

Kim Taipale discussed Cyberspace and the Fourth Amendment at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces 2010 Annual Judicial Conference, Washington, DC (Mar. 10-11, 2010).

Kim Taipale discussed “The Rise of America’s Surveillance State” with author Shane Harris at The Brookings Institution, Wash. DC (Mar. 11, 2010).

Kim Taipale discussed Counterterrorism 2.0: Using IT to Connect the Dots at the Information Technology & Innovation Foundation, Wash., DC (Feb.23, 2010).

Kim Taipale discussed Technology, Law and National Security at the Texas Law Review Symposium 2010, Univ. of Texas Law School, Austin, TX (Feb 4-6, 2010). [slides]

Kim Taipale discussed Cyber Security, Cyber Warfare, and National Security at the ABA Standing Committee on Law and National Security “19th Annual Review of the Field of National Security Law,” Wash., DC (Nov. 12-13, 2009).

Kim Taipale discussed Cybercrime and Cyberterrorism, hosted by the JOLT/NSLA, Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA (Oct. 28, 2009).

Kim Taipale debated Privacy, Security and Identity with Jay Stanley, ACLU, hosted by the Privacy Working Group, Information and Technology Innovation Foundation and Citizens Against Government Waste, Wash., DC (Sept. 30, 2009).

Kim Taipale participated in Extreme Inference: Implications of Data Intensive Advanced Correlation Techniques, 18th Annual Aspen Institute Roundtable on Information Technology (Aug. 4-7, 2009).

Kim Taipale discussed Cyber-deterrence at the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University (June 8-9, 2009).

Kim Taipale discussed National Security Threats in Cyberspace, at the McCormick Foundation Conference Series, ABA Standing Committee on Law and National Security and the National Strategy Forum (June 4-5, 2009).

Kim Taipale presented Deconstructing Cyberpower at the Naval War College, Providence, RI (Apr. 27, 2009).

Kim Taipale discussed The Impact of the Information Revolution at America’s Security Role in a Changing World, A Global Strategic Assessment, National Defense University, Wash., DC (Apr. 7, 2009).

Kim Taipale discussed the effects of global commercial trends on national security policy at Cyberspace-Challenges and Solutions for National Security, AFCEA, Wash., DC (Dec. 10, 2008).

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Cyber Insecurity [PDF], Kim Taipale discussed the threats of cyberspace in a globalized world, AVENUE Magazine (Nov. 2008).

Kim Taipale discussed Predictive Markets, Information and Risk at Collective Intelligence II, Highlands Forum (OSD), Phoenix, AZ (Oct. 26-28, 2008).

Kim Taipale discussed Ambiguity vs. Explicit Declaration at Cyber Deterrence, National Defense University, Wash., DC (Oct. 20-21, 2008).


Kim Taipale appeared on Digital Age with James Goodale to discuss the Russian Cyber Attacks on Georgia (WNYE-PBS, Sept. 28, 2008).

Kim Taipale discussed The Impact of Globalization on Cybersecurity and Human Security at the Third Annual Global Creative Leadership Summit, New York, NY (Sep. 21-23, 2008).

Kim Taipale discussed Developing Policy for Cyberwarfare: Lessons from the Russia/Georgia Conflict, PIW, New York (Sept. 10, 2008).

Kim Taipale participated in Identity in the Age of Cloud Computing: Implications for Social Interaction, Governance and Money, 17th Annual Aspen Institute Roundtable on Information Technology, Aspen, CO (Jul. 29-Aug. 1, 2008).

Kim_Taipale-CNKim Taipale appeared on On Point: Privacy in the Electronic Workplace, National Public Radio (NPR) (Jul. 3, 2008).

Kim Taipale discussed Key Cyberspace Policy Issues, Security Policy and Crisis Management Program, SFIT, Pentagon Conference Center, Arlington, VA (Jun. 20, 2008).

Kim Taipale presented A Framework for Global Cybersecurity PolicyPTCP, New York, NY (May 15, 2008).

Kim Taipale participated in Workshop for Real ID Alternatives, Berkman Center on Internet and Society, Harvard Law School (May 13, 2008).

Kim Taipale presented Ambiguity in Context at Deterrence in an Information Setting, Highlands Forum XXXIV (OSD), Wye River, MD (Apr. 27-29, 2008).

Kim Taipale appeared on the PBS program Nanotechnology: Privacy and Security (PBS April 2008).

Kim Taipale presented The High Cs? at New Spectrum of Engagement: Collaboration, Competition, and Conflict, Highlands Forum (OSD), Wye River, MD (Apr. 6-8, 2008).

Kim Taipale participated in Deterrence in an Information Setting, Enrichment Session, Highlands Forum (OSD), Washington, DC (Mar. 10, 2008).

Kim Taipale discussed Are the Telecoms Complicit in Wiretapping? on Justice Talking: The Tension Between Security and Liberty in the War on Terror, National Public Radio (NPR) (Mar. 3, 2008).


Kim Taipale appeared on Digital Age with James Goodale to discuss Encryption and Information Security (WNYE-PBS, Jan. 16, 2008).

Kim Taipale keynoted Security in the Global Marketplace, Forbes CEO Breakfast Series (Nov. 15, 2007).

Kim_Taipale-Miller_CenterKim Taipale debated “Privacy vs. National Security” as part of the Miller Center on Public Affairs National Debate Series, Wash., DC (MacNeil-Lehrer Productions, PBS, Nov. 13, 2007). [Kim Taipale Closing Statement] [Kim Taipale Opening Statement]

See also Privacy vs. Security? Security, Huffington Post (Nov. 9, 2007).

Kim Taipale presented Cybersecurity? PTCP, New York, NY (Sep. 12, 2007).

Kim Taipale presented Seeking Symmetry on the Information Front: Confronting Global Jihad on the Internet, (16 Nat’l Strategy F. Rev. 1) New York, NY (May 23, 2007).

Kim Taipale calls for New Authority to Oversight Foreign Intelligence, PLENSIA, New York, NY (May 7, 2007).

Kim Taipale presented Policy Issues for Science and Technology in a Surveillance Society at the 32nd Annual AAAS Forum on Science and Technology Policy, Wash., DC (May 3-4, 2007).

Kim_Taipale-congressTestimony of K. A. Taipale, Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Modernization: Reconciling Signals Intelligence Activity with Targeted Wiretapping, [PDF] before the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence (SSCI) Hearing on The Foreign Intelligence Modernization Act of 2007 (May 1, 2007).

FISA Should be Amended, PLENSIA, New York, NY (Apr. 19, 2007).

Kim Taipale discussed Foreign Intelligence Surveillance at the NYLS Media Law & Policy conference at the New York City Bar Association (Mar. 29, 2007).

Kim Taipale appeared on Digital Age with James GoodaleWill the CIA Ever Learn to Blog? (WNYE-PBS, Mar. 18, 2007) (also Jul. 1, 2007).

Kim_Taipale-senate_judiciaryKim Taipale testified on the Privacy Implications of Government Data Mining Programs before the U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary (Jan. 10, 2007).  [PDF]

Kim Taipale moderated Critical Issues Plenary Conversation at Identity Protection and Management, Highlands Forum XXX (OSD), Washington, DC (Nov. 30-Dec. 1, 2006).

Kim Taipale was a panelist on the PBS Fred Friendly Seminar series program Nanotechnology: Privacy and Security taped in Boston, MA (Nov. 28, 2006).

Kim Taipale discussed Foreign Intelligence Surveillance at Fordham Law School (Nov. 15, 2006).

Kim Taipale presented Deconstructing Information Warfare to the Committee on Policy Consequences and Legal/Ethical Implications of Offensive Information Warfare, The National Academies, Wash., DC (Oct. 30, 2006).

kim-taipale-hpsciKim Taipale testified on Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act Reform before the U.S. House of Representatives Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI), Jul. 19, 2006. [PDF]

Kim Taipale spoke on What You Need to Know About Identity and Security at the Identity Mashup Conference, the Berkman Center at Harvard Law School (Jun. 19, 2006).

Kim Taipale discussed the NSA surveillance programs on Radio Times, National Public Radio (NPR) (May 16, 2006).

Kim Taipale discussed the role of technology in government surveillance efforts in The Wall Street Journal (May 16, 2006).

Kim Taipale presented “Is Net Neutrality Bad for National Preparedness? Program on Telecommunications Policy (Telecom Program) (May 3, 2006).

Kim Taipale presented From Data Mining to Computational Social Science for Counterterrorism to the Committee on the Technical and Privacy Dimensions of Information for Terrorism Prevention and Other National GoalsThe National Academies, Wash., DC (Apr. 27, 2006).

Kim Taipale presented Seeking Symmetry in Fourth Generation Warfare: Information Operations and the War of Ideas, at the Bantle-INSCT Symposium: “Challenges in the Struggle Against Violent Extremism: Winning the War of Ideas,” Syracuse Univ. (Mar. 30, 2006).

Kim Taipale: “FISA is not adequate to address recent technology developments,” World Policy Institute, New York, NY (Mar. 10, 2006).

Science and Technology: Identity Theft,” The Heritage Foundation, Wash., DC, Nov. 2, 2005.

Technical and Policy Challenges: Implications for Evolving Business Models” at the 16th Annual Economic Crimes Institute Conference, in McLean, VA, Oct. 24, 2005.

The Future of the Nation State: Confronting Hostile Adaptive Networks,” World Policy Institute, New York, NY, Sep. 28, 2005.

Data Mining and Counterterrorism: Methodology and Policy,” at “Advancing Analytic Techniques in Counterterrorism Analysis,” in Arlington, VA, Aug. 19, 2005.

Emerging Technologies in Security Evaluations,” National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA, Jul. 13-14, 2005.

Developing Trust: Technology, Accountability and Redress” at the LexisNexis Symposium on Data Usage and Information Sharing, Tysons Corner, VA, Jun. 8, 2005.

Information Policy and the Intelligence Enterprise,” McLean, VA, Apr. 12, 2005.

Information as Warfare: Disrupting Terrorist Networks” [abstract] at Yale Information Society Project 2005 conference, “The Global Flow of Information,” Yale Law School, Apr. 1-3, 2005.

Biometrics and Information Sharing,” at Technology, Policy, and Cultural Dimensions of Biometric Systems, The National Academies, Wash., DC, Mar. 15-16, 2005.

Not Issuing Driver’s Licenses to Illegal Aliens [under the Real ID Act] is Bad for National Security,” World Policy Institute, New York, Dec. 17, 2004.

Public Safety vs. Personal Privacy: The Case For and Against Secure Flight” at InfoSecurity 2004, New York, NY, Dec. 8, 2004.

Counterterrorism Technology and Privacy” at the ABA Standing Committee on Law and National Security conference “National Security Law in a Changed World: The 14th Annual Review of the Field,” Arlington, VA, Nov. 18-19, 2004.

How Should the US Implement Information Sharing? A Discussion of the Executive Order Strengthening the Sharing of Terrorism Information to Protect Americans,” Potomac Institute for Policy Studies, Arlington, VA, Nov. 9, 2004.

Government Should Not Rush to Massive ID Surveillance System,” PLENSIA, Oct. 29, 2004.

Technology for Security and Safety: Industry’s Role,” International Chamber of Commerce, Paris, France, Oct. 25, 2004.

Moderator, “Law Enforcement and National Security in the Information Age: Technology, Security, and Privacy in the War on Terror,” World Policy Institute, Oct. 14, 2004, New York, NY.

Moderator, “Balancing Security and Privacy” at the GETA 2004 Government Symposium on Information Sharing for Homeland Security , Orlando, FL, Jun. 28-30, 2004.

Technology as a Tool to Protect Civil Liberties: Enterprise Architecture and Civil Liberties,” at the Counterterrorism Technology and Privacy Conference, McCormick Tribune Foundation Cantigny Conference Series, ABA Standing Committee on Law and National Security, Jun. 24-25, 2004.

Security and Anonymity” at the Woodrow Wilson Center, Wash., DC. on May 4, 2004.

Technology, Security and Privacy: Designing Technical Features to Support Policy Goals” at Rutgers University, Apr. 15, 2004.

What Categories of Personal Information are Relevant to Countering the Terrorist Threat?” The Potomac Institute for Policy Studies, Mar. 30, 2004.

New Tools: Design, Technology, Control, Data Mining and Surveillance” at “Digital Cops in Virtual Environment – CyberCrime and Digital Law Enforcement,” Yale Law School, Mar. 26-28, 2004.

CyberCrime, CyberTerror and Digital Law Enforcement,” NYLS, Mar. 2, 2004.

Technology, Security and Privacy,” Markle Foundation, Feb. 18, 2004.

The Politics and Law of Identity and Identification in the Context of the War on Terror,” The Potomac Institute for Policy Studies, Arlington, VA, Jan. 28, 2004.

A Critique of the Markle Report on Trusted Information Networks for Homeland Security,” The Heritage Foundation, Dec. 11, 2003.

Technology, Security and Privacy,” The Potomac Institute for Policy Studies, Capital Hill, Dec. 2, 2003.