Thursday, June 24, 2010

gIKii Programme

Should have put up this sooner!! But read and weep if you're not going to be there..

Monday 28 JuneLink

09:30-5.30 Day One

9.30 Intro
9.45-11.15 Cloudy with a Chance of Legal Issues? Augmented and clouded platforms

  • Andres Guadamuz, "We Can Tag It for You Wholesale: Augmented Reality and the User-Generated World".
  • Martin Jones, "Human! We used to be exactly like them. Flawed. Weak. Organic. But we evolved to include the synthetic. Now we use both to attain perfection".
  • Miranda Mowbray, "What the Moai know about Cloud Computing: Stone-age Polynesian technology and the hottest trend in computing today".

11.15 Coffee

11.30-13.15 We.Vote, You.Gov, She.Lurks? Social networks, politics, participation

  • Lilian Edwards, "The Revolution will not be Televised: Online Elections and the Future of Democracy?"
  • Judith Rauhofer, "The Rainbow Connection - of geeks, trolls and muppets".
  • Caroline Wilson,"Is it Politic? Policy-makers' use of SNSs in policy-formation".
  • Hugh Hancock, "Stories for Laws: the narratives behind the Digital Economy Bill, which ones worked, and most importantly: why?"

13.15-14.00 LUNCH

14.00-14.20 Apres lunch entertainment: Ray Corrigan - Maths for the Terrified (and lawyers)

14.20pm-15.40 Rip, mix, share, tweet?: Current IP/ Music Issues

  • Dinusha Mendis, "If Music be the food of Twitter – then tweet on, tweet on . . . An evaluation of copyright issues on Twitter".
  • Nicolas Jondet, "The French Copyright Authority (HADOPI), the graduated response and the disconnection of illegal file-sharers".
  • Nicola Osborne, "Dammit! I'm a Tech (the "Services" or "Site") Punter (the "User" or "Member") not a Lawyer!"
  • Megan Carpenter, "Space Age Love Song: The Mix Tape in a Digital Universe".

15.40 Tea

16.00-17.30 pm Crime and Punishment Privacy

  • Andrea Matwyshyn, "Authorized Access".
  • Rowena Rodrigues, "Identity and Privacy: Sacred Spice and All that's Nice".
  • Andrew Cormack, "When a PET is a Chameleon".

19:30 Sponsored conference diner.
The Apex City Hotel, 61 Grassmarket, EH1 2JF

Tuesday 29 June

9.30-11.00 Just Google It, Already!

  • Daithi Macsithigh, "What We Talk About When We Talk About Google".
  • Trevor Callghan, "GOOGLE WANT FREND!"
  • Wiebke Abel, Burkhard Schafer and Radboud Winkels, "Watching Google Streets through a Scanner Darkly".

11.00 Coffee

11.15-13.00 Just Artistic Temperament? IP law and theory

  • Steven Hetcher, "Conceptual Art, Found Art, Ephemeral Art, and Non-Art: Challenges to Copyright's Relevance".
  • Chamu Kappuswamy, "Dancing on thin ice - Discussions on traditional cultural expression (TCE) at WIPO".
  • Gaia Bernstein, "Disseminating Technologies".
  • Chris Lever, "Netizen Kane: The Death of Journalism, Artificial Intelligence & Fair Use/Dealing".

13.00 Lunch

2.15-16.00 One World is Not Enough: law and the virtual / game

  • Simon Bradshaw and Hugh Hancock, "Machinima: Game-Based Animation and the Law".
  • Ren Reynolds (& Melissa de Zwart), "Duty to Play".
  • Abbe Brown, "There is more than one world...."
  • Michael Dizon, "Connecting Lessig's dots: The network is the law".

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