[A2k] Reminder: Public event tomorrow Dec 6 on trade and the Internet

Manon Ress manon.ress at keionline.org
Wed Dec 5 16:17:52 PST 2012

From: Susan Ariel Aaronson <saaronson2 at verizon.net>

*Can Trade Policies and Agreements Advance Internet Freedom?*
December 6, 2012, 8:15-3:30
Elliott School for International Affairs
1957 E Street NW, Lindner Commons, 6^th floor

Register for this free conference at go.gwu.edu/tradeandinternet

/Schedule may be subject to change./
*Panel 1:8:15-9:45 a.m. */European, U.S. and Canadian Views on the Free
Flow of Information / /Speakers in this session will examine how the
three trade giants use
trade policy to advance cross border information flows. They will also
give their views as to the possible effects of these provisions on
Internet /openness./

Moderator: Brian Wingfield -- Bloomberg//Businessweek
/Panelists://MEP Marietje Schaake -- European Parliament
*Eric Miller*-- Embassy of Canada in the United State
Danny Weitzner -- MIT
*Coffee Break:9:45-10:05 a.m.*
*Panel 2:10:05-11:35 a.m. */Can Policymakers Find Greater Coherence
between Privacy, IPR, and Internet Freedom
/Speakers in this session will discuss privacy and IPR provisions in
trade agreements and how such provisions may support and/or at times
reduce Internet openness./

Moderator: Mark MacCarthy -- SIIA
Panelists:Hillary Brill -- eBay
Corynne McSherry --Electrnic Frontier Foundation
Cynthia Wong -- Human Rights Watch
Lara Ballard -- U.S. Department of State
*The Future of Internet Freedom: 11:35 a.m. - 12:15 a.m. */A Human
Rights Perspective/
Lee Hibbard -- The Council of Europe

Moderator, Matt Schruers, CCIA
*Luncheon Keynote:12:15-1:15 p.m. */The Future of Internet Freedom/
Andrew McLaughlin -- betaworks, introduced by Cecilia Kang, _Washington
Post _
*Panel 3:1:15-2:15 p.m. */Overview of Project Findings: Can Trade
Agreements Set Information Free? How the U.S., EU and Canada Use Trade
Policy to Advance Human Rights/
/Moderate:Doug Palmer, Washington Trade Correspondant, Reuters/
/Aaronson and Makiyama will discuss the project research findings and
recommendations. /
Susan Ariel Aaronson -- George Washington University & National War College
Discussant: Hosuk Lee Makiyama -- ECIPE, Brussels

*Panel 4:2:15-3:30 p.m. - */New Ideas and Strategies to Bolster Internet
Freedom and Online Trade/ /Speakers will address what firms,
activists, and governments can do to
advance the One Global Internet./

Moderator: Daniel O'Connor -- CCIA
Panelists: Brian Bieron -- eBay
"Making It Easy for Small Businesses in the Developing World to Export"

Susan Morgan -- Global Network Initiative
"How Firms and NGOs Collaborate to Advance Internet Freedoms"
Matthew Perault -- Facebook
"Challenges and Opportunities in Internet Freedom"
John Tye -- U.S. Department of State
"New Ideas and Strategies to Advance Internet Freedom"
Ben Scott -- New America and Stiftung Neue Verantwortung
"Building a New Cooperative Framework for Trans-Atlantic Trade Policy"

Manon Ress
Knowledge Ecology International
manon.ress at keionline.org
tel.: +1 202 332 2670

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