Tech policy from ground zero to today: a regulator’s view from the frontlines to the future of online safety

The OII is delighted to welcome Julie Inman Grant, Australia’s eSafety Commissioner. This session is hosted by the Director of the OII, Professor Victoria Nash.

The world’s first dedicated online safety regulator, Australia’s eSafety Commissioner Julie Inman Grant, shares her vision for a safer internet for citizens across the globe. In leading this pioneering agency and its work to prevent online harms, Commissioner Inman Grant has drawn on her two decades of experience in the technology industry to help eSafety write the rule book from scratch. From her early days as one of Microsoft’s first DC lobbyists in DC to her experiences and insights from Twitter, Adobe and beyond, her presentation will chart the evolution of online safety policy and flag the lessons to be learned from the birth of Big Tech to help design a safer online world for the future.