Speaking engagements

Conferences, workshops and events where I was invited as a speaker and had the opportunity to present my work.

Indian Express Explained.Live session on 'What does Privacy Mean on Social Media' held on 26 June, 2021. The discussions revolved around India's new intermediary guidelines and broader issues of regulation in the online space.

Guest lectures on India's digital policies and data governance developments at FGV Law School, Brazil.

Presentation on `Digital Identity in India: An Analysis of the Aadhaar Project' at The Digital State Conference organised by FGV Law School and Paris 2 University on 23 March 2021

Session on 'Rights in the times of AI' at CPR Dialogues organised by Centre for Policy Research on 2 March, 2020.

Video available at: https://cprindia.org/news/8520

`Rights in the times of AI' at CPR Dialogues, 2020
Workshop on Aadhaar and Persons with Disabilities, 13 March, 2020

NIPFP collaborated with DesignBeku to organise a Workshop on Aadhaar and Persons with Disabilities on 13 March, 2020. This was part of a fellowship granted by the Digital Identity Rights Initiative at Indian School of Business, Hyderabad.


  1. CPDP 2022, Data Protection new frontiers in BRICS countries, 25 May 2022.

  2. Global data governance roundtable, Ada Lovelace Institute, 17 May 2022.

  3. Workshop on 'AI, global differences and inequalities', Centre for Computing and Social Responsibility of De Montfort University and Responsible Research and Innovation Networked Globally project, 28 April 2022.

  4. Wilton Park dialogue, UK and India: Towards A Digital Future held at Wiston House, UK from 9-11 March 2022.


  1. IGF 2021, Platform Interoperability: Understanding a Complex Issue, 10 Dec, 2021.

  2. British High Commission's Young Thinkers' Conference 2021, New and Emerging Technologies (EmTech): Strategic Use and Security Concerns, 22 Sept 2021.

  3. CyFy 2021, The New Agora: Multistakeholderism 3.0, Observer Research Foundation, Oct, 2021.

  4. 'What does Privacy Mean on Social Media', Indian Express Explained.Live session, 26 June, 2021.

  5. Anti-Competitive Algorithms and the Challenges in Antitrust, Consilience 2021, organised by Law and Technology Society of the National Law School of India University and Alliance of Competition Law Academics, 11 Jun, 2021.

  6. Presentation on `Digital Identity in India: An Analysis of the Aadhaar Project' at The Digital State Conference organised by FGV Law School and Paris 2 University on 23 March 2021

  7. Conversion on Bridging India's Digital Divide as part of the Culture Connects series organised by WildCity, MUTEK.SF and American Center New Delhi, Mar 10, 2021.

  8. 5G: Roll out and the Regulatory Framework, Daksha Conclave organised by SAI University, 12 Feb, 2021.


  1. Localization and Internationalization of Data: Getting the Balance Right, Carnegie's Global Technology Summit, 15 Dec, 2020.

  2. CyberBRICS Webinar on BRICS Digital Policies on 10 Sept, 2020. Discussed the non-personal data recommendations and the National Open Digital Ecosystems strategy paper.

  3. Non-personal data discussion organised by MediaNama on 6 Aug, 2020

  4. Session on non-personal data organised by CCAOI - The Perspective - ISOC Delhi on 29 July , 2020

  5. Panel discussion on artificial intelligence organised by the RGNUL Student Research Review and Mishi Choudhary Associates on 24 Jul, 2020.

  6. Rise of COVID Surveillance & Facial recognition, Internet Freedom Foundation and HasGeek, May, 2020. Video available here

  7. Rights in the times of AI:Emerging Technologies and the Public Law Framework, CPR Dialogues, Centre for Policy Research, Mar, 2020.

  8. Competition in the tech industry, ITechLaw Conference, Bangalore, Jan, 2020.

  9. Discussion on the Data Protection Authority, Medianama Rountable on India's Data Protection Law, Delhi, Jan, 2020.


  1. Fintech: Balancing Innovation and Regulation, Carnegie Global Technology Summit, Bangalore, Dec, 2019.

  2. Cross-border data access: Seeking an appropriate solution for India, Data access and transfer roundtable, Carnegie Global Technology Summit, Bangalore, Dec, 2019.

  3. Technology for good governance, United Nations of Innovation Conference, Friedrich Naumann Foundation, Berlin, Nov, 2019.

  4. Consent Artefacts, Privacy Centric Architectures, and their Potential to Transform the Indian Economy, Centre for Information Policy Leadership and Trilegal, New Delhi, Nov, 2019.

  5. Learning Lab: Future Unclear, Tandem Research and Point of View, Goa, Nov, 2019.

  6. Facial recognition, Surveillance technologies and gender-based violence, Point of View and Data Governance Network, Mumbai, Nov, 2019.

  7. Sovereignty and technology, Workshop on India and the Sovereignty Principle, Carnegie and South Asian University Nov, 2019.

  8. Age of digital interdependence: Perspectives on the Report of UN’s High-level Panel on Digital Cooperation, organised by UN Technology Innovation Labs and Finnish Ministry for Foreign Affairs, MyData Conference, Helsinki, Sep 2019.

  9. Training workshop for LAMP fellows, Center for Policy Research, New Delhi, Aug, 2019.

  10. Regulatory and policy milieu in e-commerce, Competition Commission of India, New Delhi, Aug, 2019.

  11. Competition policy issues in online retail, Dept of Management Studies, IIT Delhi, Aug, 2019.

  12. Data Awareness Design Jam, Facebook and Parallel Labs, Hyderabad, July, 2019.

  13. Fairness and Non-discrimination in AI, India book launch of ITechLaw's Responsible AI: A Global Policy Framework, FICCI and Trilegal, Jul, 2019.

  14. The evolving process of policy-making, MediaNama PolicyNext, June, 2019.

  15. Monopolies on the Internet: Liberal answers, organised by Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom, Asia Liberty Forum, Colombo, March, 2019.

  16. Participation of persons with disabilities in the Aadhaar ecosystem, 2nd Annual International Conference on Politics & Public Policy, University of Delhi, Feb, 2019.

  17. Cybersecurity & Encryption, organised by New America and Observer Research Foundation, New Delhi, Jan, 2019.

  18. Gendered perspective on AI, ITechLaw Asia Conference, Bangalore, Jan, 2019.


  1. Data Flows in the Digital Age, Carnegie Global Technology Summit, Bangalore, Dec, 2018.

  2. Consumer sovereignty in times of data localisation, CUTS International, Sept, 2018.

  3. Hackers at the gate, Panel discussion on cyber security, Skoch Summit, Sept, 2018.

  4. Data Protection for a Free and Fair Digital Economy, Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations and Centre for Communication Governance, New Delhi, Aug, 2018.

  5. Workshop on IT/IT-es Sector and the Future of Work in India”, Center for Internet & Society, Bangalore, Jun, 2018.

  6. Looking Beyond the Binaries of Aadhaar, Spontaneous Dialogue, Center for Civil Society, New Delhi, Feb, 2018.


  1. Equal rating innovation panel, organised by Mozilla and SFLC.in, New Delhi, Jul, 2017.

  2. ICT: Engendering New Governance Structures, Department of Telecommunications, July, 2017.

  3. Aadhaar and National Databases, Centre for Communication Governance, June 23, 2017.

  4. Regulating search engines: Competition, free speech and human rights, Center for Communication Governance, Digital Citizen Summit, 2017

  5. Net Neutrality: Has TRAI said the final word?, The Big Picture, Rajya Sabha TV, Feb 2016.


  • Digital communications and the right privacy, NIPFP training program for officer trainees of Indian Telecommunications Service, Jun 17, 2021.

  • Guest lectures on India's digital policies and data governance developments, FGV Law School, Brazil 2019-21.

  • Competition in digital markets, NIPFP training programme on public finance for the Officer Trainees of Indian Audit & Accounts Service, Jan, 2020.

  • Policy issues relating to data localisation, Training program for Indian Civil Accounts Service Probationers on “Emerging Issues and Challenges in Public Finance and Policy, NIPFP, Dec, 2019.

  • Data localisation: Economic & policy debates, 12th NIPFP Refresher Course on Public Economics for University Teachers and Researchers, Dec 2018.

  • Cogitatum on Future of Artificial Intelligence in India, The Takshashila Institution, Aug 2018

  • Competition and consumer welfare in technology markets, Vedica Scholars Programme, Sri Aurobindo Centre for Arts and Communication, 2017 & 2018.

  • Online competition: law and practice, Seminar course on public policy, National University of Juridical Sciences, Jan 2017.