[Air-l] FW: The Public Voice in Internet Policy Making, June 22, DC

Hans Klein hans.klein at pubpolicy.gatech.edu
Mon Jun 17 09:09:37 PDT 2002



Saturday, June 22, 2002
Washington, DC

The event is free and open to the public

The Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) in
association with INET 2002, Computer Professionals
for Social Responsibilty (CPSR) and Georgia Tech IP3,
will host a one-day public symposium on the Public
Voice in Internet Policy. Leading academics,
technologists, and policy makers from around the
world will come together to discuss the future rights
and freedoms of the public in the information age.
Topics to be considered include ICANN reform and
public participation in Internet governance; the
privacy and free speech implications of recently passed
Terrorism and Cybercrime measures; and the future
of the Public Domain in a world of increased
intellectual property laws, Internet commercialization
and media consolidation.

Draft Schedule
09.30h Registration and Coffee

10.00h Welcome
Marc Rotenberg, Executive Director,
Electronic Privacy Information Center

10.10h Keynote Speeches
"The Public Interest in Regulating Communications Technologies"
-Paul Margie, Spectrum and International Legal Advisor to Commissioner 
---Michael Copps,
Federal Communications Commission (United States)

"Privacy Challenges for Internet Users in Europe"
-Erika Mann, Member of the European Parliament (Germany)

10.45h ICANN and Internet Governance
Chair: Sarah Andrews, Research Director,
Electronic Privacy Information Center (United States)
-Hans Klein, Assistant Professor,
School of Public Policy, Georgia Institute of Technology (United States)
-Michael Froomkin, Professor of Law,
University of Miami School of Law (United States)
-Andy Mueller-Maguhn, ICANN "At-Large" Board Member (Germany) (invited)

12.15h Lunch and Short Presentation
Civil Society Participation in the World Summit on the Information Society,
Sean O Siouchru, Nexus Research (Ireland)

13.30h Surveillance and Censorship: Civil Liberties Implications of New 
Laws on Cyber-Crime and Terrorism
Chair: David Banisar, Deputy Director,
Privacy International (United Kingdom)
-Cedric Laurant,
Electronic Privacy Information Center (Belgium)
-Meryem Marzouki,
Imaginons un Reseau Internet Solidaire, Centre National de La Recherche 
Scientifique, & Le Laboratoire d'Informatique de Paris 6 (France)
-Tracy Cohen,
the LINK Centre, Wits University (South Africa)
-Alberto Escudero-Pascual, PhD Candidate,
Royal Institute of Technology (Sweden)

15.00h Coffee Break

15.15h The Future of the Public Domain: Intellectual Property Protections 
and Other Restrictions on Access to Information
Chair: Prof. Julie Cohen,
Georgetown University Law Center (United States)
-João Miguel Neves,
Free Software Foundation Europe (Portugal)
-Prof. Abraham Drassinower,
Center for Innovation Law and Policy, University of Toronto (Canada)
-Cindy Cohn , Legal Director,
Electronic Frontier Foundation (United States)
-Stuart Hamilton,
International Library Association (Denmark)

16.45h Closing

The event is free and open to the public
Please send an email with your name and affiliation
to  <publicvoice02 at epic.org>

Crystal Gateway Marriott
1700 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, VA 22202
Phone: 1-703-920-3230
Fax: 1-703-271-5212

Sarah Andrews <andrews at epic.org>

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Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility
P.O. Box 717  *  Palo Alto  *  CA *  94302
Phone: (650) 322-3778    *  (650) 322-4748 (fax)
Email: evoy at cpsr.org
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