5 Dec 2019

WTI PhD Fellow presents paper at Latin America – Asia Pacific Observatory conference in Uruguay

María Vasquez Callo-Müller, a PhD Fellow at the World Trade Institute (WTI), presented her paper ‘How to build interoperability? Conceptualizing the Asia – Latin America relationship for the data economy’ at the Latin America - Asia Pacific Observatory Fourth Academic Seminar held in Montevideo, Uruguay, on 12 November.

The Latin America - Asia Pacific Observatory is a joint initiative of the Latin American Integration Association (ALADI), the development bank of Latin America (CAF), and the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (CEPAL). The topic of the seminar was ‘Latin America and Asia: between the digital revolution and a questioned globalisation’. 

María is working on her PhD in law under the supervision of Professor Michael Hahn. Her research focuses on access to digital data, and her areas of interest include digital trade, trade and artificial intelligence and e-commerce. She is currently based in Munich, as a scholarship holder at the Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition. 

Presentations made at the Fourth Academic Seminar are available here: