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Wednesday, March 30 • 2:30pm - 3:45pm
Iran Deal and the Future of Tech Sanctions

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Given the recent Iran-US nuclear agreement, we would like to re-visit the issue of tech sanctions on Iran. Our goal is to clarify some of the main confusions about sanctions, what services are allowed, and what services are not. Equally as important is exploring what opportunities the #IranDeal will open for the tech and human rights community working on Iran.


Libby Liu

President of Radio Free Asia


Jamal Abdi

Executive Director, National Iranian American Council for Action (NIAC Action)
Jamal Abdi is Executive Director of the National Iranian American Council for Action (NIAC Action), a grassroots, civic action organization committed to advancing peace and championing the priorities of the Iranian-American community. Jamal oversees NIAC Action’s efforts to monitor policies and legislation, and to educate and advocate on behalf of the Iranian-American community. He formerly worked as a Policy Advisor in the U.S. Congress... Read More →

Saeed Kamali Dehghan

Iranian-British journalist who writes for The Guardian

Peter Harrell

Principle at Prospect Global Strategies, and former Deputy Assistant Secretary, Counter Threat Finance and Sanctions at State Department

Emily Norris

State Department, Office of Iran Affairs
Emily Yasmin Norris is a Foreign Service Officer at the U.S. Department of State currently working in the Office Of Iranian Affairs.  Specializing in Public Diplomacy, she joined the department in 2009 and served in two overseas posts as Public Affairs Officer at the U.S. Consulate General in Surabaya, Indonesia, and as a Vice Consul in the U.S. Embassy in Cairo, Egypt.   Originally from Massachusetts, Emily graduated from... Read More →

Paul Pavwoski

State Department, Office of Iran Affairs
Since 2012, Paul Pavwoski has worked on Iran-related sanctions and economic issues, with a particular focus on sanctions connected to a variety of economic sectors, including the Information and Communications Technology sector (ICT). Paul is a member of the US foreign service, and he was previously assigned to the US Embassies in Pakistan and South Africa, where he worked on economic issues. Paul has degrees from the University of Michigan and... Read More →

Wednesday March 30, 2016 2:30pm - 3:45pm
The Engine

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