[A2k] Save the date, 28 June 2010: KEI/IQsensato expert workshop on ACTA

Thiru Balasubramaniam thiru at keionline.org
Sat Jun 26 07:39:35 PDT 2010


Geneva workshop on ACTA, 28 June 2010

http://keionline.org/acta-Geneva-workshop

On June 28, 2010, Knowledge Ecology International (KEI) and IQsensato  
are co-hosting an expert workshop on the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade  
Agreement (ACTA).

The Location of the meeting is the Maison des Associations, on Rue des  
Savoises 15, Geneva, in the Salle Gandhi.

Confirmed Speakers

	• Antony Taubman, World Trade Organization
	• Carlos Correa, University of Buenos Aires
	• Erik Josefsson, Adviser, Greens/EFA-European Parliament
	• James Love, Knowledge Ecology International (KEI)
	• Jose Estanislau do Amaral Souza Neto, Permanent Mission of Brazil  
to the WTO and other International Organizations
	• K. Gopakumar, Third World Network
	• Michael Geist, University of Ottawa
	• Sean Flynn, American University
	• Shandana Gulzar Khan, Permanent Mission of Pakistan to the WTO
	• Sisule Musungu, IQsensato
	• Sunjay Sudhir, Permanent Mission of India to the WTO
	• Thiru Balasubramaniam, Knowledge Ecology International (KEI)
	• Viviana Munoz, South Centre
	• Zhao Hong, Permanent Mission of of the People's Republic of China  
to the World Trade Organization
The Program for Workshop follows:

Registration is not required. This event is open to the public

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM: Implications of ACTA on access to medicines

Chair: Thiru Balasubramaniam
Sean Flynn, American University
K. Gopakumar, Third World Network

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM: Relationship of ACTA to the TRIPS Agreement and  
bilateral free trade agreements

Chair: Sisule Musungu, IQsensato
Roger Kampf, World Trade Organization
Zhao Hong, Permanent Mission of of the People's Republic of China to  
the World Trade Organization
Viviana Munoz, South Centre
Shandana Gulzar Khan, Permanent Mission of Pakistan to the WTO

11:30 AM - 11:45 AM: Coffee break

11:45 AM - 1:00 PM: Implications of ACTA on access to knowledge and  
the use of the Internet
Chair: Viviana Munoz, South Centre
Erik Josefsson, Adviser, Greens/EFA-European Parliament
Michael Geist, University of Ottawa,
Thiru Balasubramaniam, KEI

1PM - 2 PM: Lunch (not provided for)

2 PM - 2:35 PM: ACTA provisions on injunctions and damages
Chair: Sisule Musungu, IQsensato
James Love, KEI

2:40 PM - 3:30 PM: ACTA provisions on border measures
Chair: Thiru Balasubramaniam, KEI
Carlos Correa, University of Buenos Aires

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM: Coffee break

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM: ACTA as an institution
Chair: James Love, KEI
Jose Estanislau do Amaral Souza Neto,
Sisule Musungu, IQsensato
Michael Geist, University of Ottawa,
Sunjay Sudhir, Permanent Mission of India to the WTO (TBC)

5:00 PM - 5:45 PM: Concluding remarks
Carlos Correa, University of Buenos Aires
Sisule Musungu, IQsensato
Michael Geist, University of Ottawa,
Erik Josefsson, Adviser, Greens/EFA-European Parliament
K. Gopakumar, Third World Network
James Love, KEI


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Thiru Balasubramaniam
Geneva Representative
Knowledge Ecology International (KEI)
thiru at keionline.org


Tel: +41 22 791 6727
Mobile: +41 76 508 0997








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