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Bits without Borders — Schedule

Most sessions take place in the room 343, Castle Board Room, except for some parallel sessions. See below for details.

Friday, September 24
Time Session
8:00 Hotel Pickup
8:30-8:50 Registration & Breakfast
8:50 Welcome -- Dean Joan Howarth
9:00 Conference Introduction -- Adam Candeub & Sean Pager
9:15-10:45 Christopher Yoo, University of Pennsylvania Law School
The Enduring Distinction Between Public and Private Filtering

Steve Wildman, Michigan State University, Quello Center
If Bits Have No Borders, Can Cultural Protection Policy Have Teeth?

Catherine J. K. Sandoval, Santa Clara University School of Law
Discrimination as the New Norm for Wireless Internet Networks; Internet Service Providers, Internet Gatekeepers, Contract, Competition, Consumer Protection, and Proposals to Foster an Open Internet

Video Presentation
10:45-11:15 Break
11:15-12:45 Barton Beebe, New York University School of Law
Global Cultural Diversity Policy and the Economics of Superstars

Michal Shur-Ofry, Hebrew University of Jerusalem University Faculty of Law
Copyright, Complexity and Cultural Diversity – A Skeptic's View

Jon Garon, Hamline University School of Law
Localism as a Production Imperative

Video Presentation
David Post, Temple University Beasley School of Law

Video Presentation
Parallel Sessions
Castle Board Room, 343

Anupam Chander
, UC Davis School of Law
Law in the Cloud

James Grimmelman , New York Law School
Sealand and HavenCo: A New Interpretation

Kevin Saunders , Michigan State University College of Law
Balkanizing the Internet

Video Presentation
Room 325

Mark Schultz , Southern Illinois University School of Law
The Nigerian Film Industry and Lessons Regarding Cultural Diversity from the Home Market Effects Model of International Trade in Films

Ofunmilayo Arewa , Northwestern University Law School
The Rise of Nollywood Piracy and Digital Era Distribution Networks

Sean Pager, Michigan State University College of Law
Digital Content Production in Nigeria and Brazil: A Case for Cultural Optimism?

Video Presentation
4:00–4:30 Break
4:30-6:00 Castle Board Room, 343

Derek Bambauer, Brooklyn Law School
Border Security

Jonathan Weinberg, Wayne State University Law

Mary Wong,
Franklin Pierce Law Center
Bulwark or Bellwether? ICANN and the Battle Over Trademark Protection in New Generic Top-Level Domains

Video Presentation

Room 325

Larisa Mann
, U.C. Berkeley Jurisprudence & Social Policy
Decolonizing Networked Technology: Learning from the Dancehall

Kim Christen, Washington State U. Compar. Ethnic Studies
Balancing Act: The Creation and Circulation of Indigenous Knowledge and Culture

Eric Priest,
Univ. of Oregon Law School
Copyright, Connectivity, and the Cultural Industries in China

Video Presentation
6:15 Transport Back to Hotel
7:15 Reception
7:45 Dinner
Saturday, September 25
Time Session
7:30 Hotel Pickup
8:00-8:30 Breakfast
8:30-10:00 Daniel Gervais, Vanderbilt University Law School
Culture, Cloud(s) and IP

Sacha Wunsch-Vincent, World Trade Institute/World Intellectual Property Organization
Trade Rules for the Digital Age – Re-engineered Version

Tomer Broude, Hebrew University of Jerusalem Faculty of Law
Internet Freedom: Why the WTO is not the Way to Go

Video Presentation
10:00–10:30 Break
Parallel Sessions
Castle Board Room, 343

Christoph Graber, University of Lucerne Law School
Internet Creativity, Communicative Freedom and a Constitutional Rights Theory Response to "Code is Law"

Lyrissa Lidsky, Univ. of Florida Law
Public Forum 2.0

Video Presentation
Room 325

Susan Brenner
, University of Dayton Law
Threat Morphing in Cyberspace

Lili Levi, Univ. of Miami School of Law
Libel Tourism

Video Presentation
12:00-1:00 LUNCH
1:00-3:00 Phil Napoli, Fordham University, School of Business
Persistent and Emergent Diversity Policy Concerns in an Evolving Media Environment: Toward a Reflective Research Agenda

Joe Straubhaar, University of Texas College of Communications
Fragmenting the Imagined Community? Digital Media, Social Class, Global Cities and the New Cultural Geography of Brazil.

Wayne Fu, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Cross-Country Comparison of National Tastes in Hollywood Movies: Cultural Proximity and Genre Preferences

James Nadler, Ryerson University, Toronto
International Television Co-productions and the Cultural Discount: the Case of Family Biz, a Comedy.

Video Presentation
3:00–3:30 Break
3:30-5:00 Michael Kende, Analysys Mason Consulting
Issues of International IP Interconnection

Milton Mueller, Syracuse University School of Information
Timid Liberalism: A critique of the process-oriented norms for Internet Blocking

Adam Candeub,
Michigan State University College of Law
Law and the Open Internet

Video Presentation
5:00 Reception

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