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17:30 - 19:00 15 January 2015

Edward Snowden - Surveillance vs Privacy?


AV Hill Lecture Theatre 131 | Medical Sciences and Anatomy Building (link Map)
Gower Street | London | WC1E 6BT | United Kingdom

Open to: Academic | Alumni | Public | Student
Admission: FREE
Ticketing: Pre-booking essential

Speaker information

Sir David Omand, is now Visiting Professor at the War Studies Department, King’s College London and honorary Fellow of Corpus Christi College Cambridge. He was the first UK Security and Intelligence Coordinator in the Cabinet Office, responsible for the professional health of the intelligence community, national counter-terrorism strategy and “homeland security”. His previous career includes being Permanent Secretary of the Home Office, Director of GCHQ, the UK’s signals intelligence and cyber security organization, and Deputy Under Secretary of State for Policy in the Ministry of Defence. He served in total for seven years on the UK’s Joint Intelligence Committee. He is a non-executive director of Babcock International Group plc.
Ewen MacAskill, is a Guardian reporter for two decades: chief political correspondent, diplomatic editor, Washington bureau chief, New York-based general reporter, and now London-based defence and security correspondent. Before joining the Guardian, was political editor of The Scotsman.

Guest speakers Sir David Omand (former Senior Civil Servant / Commissioner for the Global Commission on Internet Governance) and Ewen MacAskill (Guardian, Defence and Intelligence Correspondent) will give a lecture on "Edward Snowden - Surveillance vs Privacy?".


Dimitrios Kraniotis
+44 (0)20 7679 4902 | d.kraniotis@ucl.ac.uk


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