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"Cyber Governance and Diplomacy" - Joint Conference of The Anglo-Portuguese Society and The John Adams Society

  • 3 Oct 2017
  • 17:30 - 20:30
  • Residence of The Portuguese Ambassador, 12 Belgrave Square, London SW1X 8PN


Places are limited to 60 participants shared between both Societies.

The Executive Committee shall notify accepted participants by Friday 29 September 2017.

The Anglo-Portuguese Society and The John Adams Society

are pleased to present their first joint event 

"Cyber Governance and Diplomacy" 


Tuesday, 3rd October 2017


5:30 pm - 8:00 pm


By Kind Permission of 

His Excellency Manuel Lobo Antunes

The Portuguese Ambassador, 

the event shall be held at 

Residence of The Portuguese Ambassador,

12 Belgrave Square, London



    The Executive Committee seeks to put a greater emphasis on Culture, Education & Diplomacy. This joint event with The John Adams Society, the Alumni Association of the US Embassy Exchange programmes in the UK, is our first event in the Diplomacy arena. The purpose of this event is to promote discussion and debate on the importance of cyber challenges with regards diplomacy, and how they can be addressed through National Strategies and Bilateral Co-operation Agreements.


   This, the first of many joint events to come, aims to broaden the reach of the Society, building bridges of friendship with similar organisations.


Arrivals• 17:30 – 18:00

Welcome address • 18:00 – 18:15


His Excellency Manuel Lobo Antunes, the Portuguese Ambassador 

Chairman of the Anglo-Portuguese Society

Richard Stephenson - Chairman of the John Adams Society 


Cyber Governance and Diplomacy • 18:15 – 19:00

Guest Speakers:


Dr. Helena Rego

Director of the Human Resources and Intelligence Academy under the Portuguese Republic Intelligence System (SIRP) 

Dr. Emily Taylor  

CEO Oxford Information Labs

Q&A • 19:00 – 19:30

Reception  • 19:30 – 20:30


The event is limited to 30 places and will be allocated by the Executive Committee from those registering interest.

The Executive Committee of the Anglo-Portuguese Society.

The Anglo-Portuguese Society is  a registered Charity

in England and Wales (No. 313589)

© The Anglo-Portuguese Society,  2021. All rights reserved.


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