And here it is, this year’s GikII programme in its full glory:
Final programme (uncertainty principle permitting)
Sunday 27 June
18.00-onwards. Social event (because geeks have social lives too)
UK premiere of Kembrew Mcleod’s “Copyright Criminals“
Ethanol and a chance to engage in social interaction with other members of the Homo Sapiens Sapiens species available at the bar for those not interested in copyright law. Homo Saurians and Homo Sapiens Neanderthalensis… you’re on your own).
Venue: Brass Monkey
Monday 28 June
09:30-5.30 Day One
9.45-11.15 Cloudy with a Chance of Legal Issues? Augmented and clouded platforms (Chair Lilian Edwards)
- 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“.
11.30-13.15 We.Vote, You.Gov, She.Lurks? Social networks, politics, participation (Chair Miranda Mowbray)
- 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?“
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 (Chair Caroline Wilson)
- 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”.
16.00-17.30 pm Crime and Punishment Privacy (Chair Judith Rauhofer)
- Wiebke Abel, Burkhard Schafer and Radboud Winkels, “Watching Google Streets through a Scanner Darkly“.
- 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! (Chair Andres Guadamuz)
- Daithi Mac Sithigh, “What We Talk About When We Talk About Google“.
- Trevor Callghan, “GOOGLE WANT FREND!”
- Andrea Matwyshyn, “Authorized Access”.
11.15-13.00 Just Artistic Temperament? IP law and theory (Chair Daithi Macsithigh)
- 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“.
2.15-16.00 One World is Not Enough: law and the virtual / game (Chair Andrea Matwyshyn)