Digital Interactive Symposium: Edinburgh

27 August 2010 (10:00 – 16:00)

John McIntyre Conference Centre, Pollock Halls, the University of Edinburgh.

Overview
The Digital Interactive Symposium: Edinburgh (DIS:E) is an annual event organized by the Virtual Policy Network in conjunction with the University of Edinburgh.

The Digital Interactive Symposium: Edinburgh 2010 focuses on the legal issues of computer games, virtual worlds and the issues that arise from the convergence of new and traditional media. Speakers include both academics and practicing lawyers.

Reserve your place here: http://dise10.eventbrite.com/

CONFERENCE SPEAKERS AND THEMES

Speakers include:

Dr Abbe Brown (University of Edinburgh)

Andrés Guadamuz (SCRIPT Law and Technology Centre – University of Edinburgh)

Ren Reynolds (Founder: the Virtual Policy Network)

Professor Peter Yu (Kern Family Chair in Intellectual Property Law, Director, Intellectual Property Law Center, Drake University Law School)

Assistant Professor Melissa de Zwart (University of South Australia)

Dr Nicolas Suzor (Queensland University of Technology)

Topics include:

  • Consumer White Paper and ‘digital’ products
  • Virtual Property
  • In game advertising and Advertising Standards
  • Games, gamers and RealID’s
  • Network Neutrality, ping times, consoles  and on-line gaming

1 Comment

Cyberbug · July 30, 2010 at 4:15 am

Thanks for the alert Andres – sorry I cannot make this

All the topics sound great – particularly, "Consumer White Paper and ‘digital’ products" (A good opportunity to think about how consumer law is responding to the digital age. NB You may have seen the BERR version: http://www.berr.gov.uk/files/file52072.pdf)

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