Fall 2002 Internet Speaker Series

Friday, November 1, noon, DM Smith Rm. 303
Transnational Collective Action and the Globalization of Information and Communication Policy
by Milton Mueller, Associate Professor, School of Information Studies, Syracuse University
This talk will examine the emerging role of global social movements around communication policy.

Wednesday, November 13 , 4 PM, DM Smith Rm. 203
Academic Balance on the Fulcrum of Intellectual Property Policy
by Ty Herrington, Associate Professor, School of Literature, Culture and Communications, Georgia Tech
This talk will provide analysis of academics' special rights and responsibilities created by the US Constitution's intellectual property policy.

Monday, November 18, noon, DM Smith Rm. 203
Creating Regulatory Frameworks for the Internet in Developing Countries
by George Sadowsky, Director, Internet Society Executive Director, Global Internet Policy Inititiative

Wednesday, Dec. 4, DM Smith Rm. 203
Scientific Information and the Internet: A Faustian Bargain?
by Mark McCabe, Assistant Professor, School of Economics, Georgia Tech
This talk will consider the costs and benefits of the transition from print to digital distribution of scientific journals.


DM Smith Building is located on the Georgia Tech campus; The address is
School of Public Policy
685 Cherry Street
Atlanta, GA 30332-0345

 Sponsors:

School of Public Policy, Georgia Tech (www.spp.gatech.edu)
Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility (www.cpsr.org)

 About:

The Internet and Public Policy Project (IP3) is located in the School of Public Policy at the Georgia Institute of Technology. IP3 supports research in numerous areas, including Internet governance, economic development, and policy analysis. IP3 also serves to promote dialogue between researchers and policy-makers both within and outside GeorgiaTech, offering forums for debate and discussion. IP3's home institution, the School of Public Policy, is ranked fourth in the nation in information and technology management. The School specializes in policy issues characterized by their scientific and technological content."

For more information about IP3 see: http://www.ip3.gatech.edu/