The Georgia Tech School of Public Policy Presents:

New Directions in Internet Policy Workshop
Academic Researchers and Internet Experts Converge to Discuss Intellectual Property, Access, and the Public Interest.

Atlanta, GA, February 15, 2002 - The Georgia Tech School of Public Policy is proud to announce a daylong workshop that dissected critical issues concerning Internet policy. This forum brought together experts from industry, think tanks, and universities from around the world.

The workshop focused on three areas of interest: Civil Society and Access, E-Business and Security, and Property, Access, and the Public Interest. Each segment of the workshop featured a series of presentations followed by discussion.

The workshop program and the presentations (or the presentation summaries) are available below:

 9:00-10:45 CIVIL SOCIETY & INTERNET GOVERNANCE
   
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Global Governance In The Information Age: Will"Small Government" Become Sandwiched Between Private Industry And Civil Society?
Wolfgang Kleinwaechter, University of Aarhus (Denmark)

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Live Social Activism and Inoperative Public Sphere: A Late-developing Democracy
Myungkoo Kang, Seoul National University (Korea)

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What Kind of Beast Is This?
Charles Costello, The Carter Center

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Supra-National Governance: The Vexing Problem of Legitimacy
Hans Klein, Georgia Tech

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 11:00-12:45 E-BUSINESS AND SECURITY
   

The International Dimensions of Internet Security
Sy Goodman, Georgia Tech

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E-Business in Asia
Madanmohan Rao, Technology Journalist (India)

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Broadband: Let's Role!
Rex Hughes, University of Washington

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US and European Union response to cyberthreats-bridging the gap?
Massimo Mauro, EU Fellow, University of Texas at Austin (Italy)

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 LUNCHTIME KEYNOTE SPEAKER
 

Community Technology in Atlanta
Dr. Jabari Simama, Office of the Mayor, City of Atlanta

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 3:30-5:00 DEFINING THE PUBLIC INTEREST
   

The Control of Scientific Publishing
Jean-Claude Guedon, University of Montreal (Canada)

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Government Collection and Use of Citizen Information
Paul Baker, Georgia Centers for Advanced Telecommunications Technology

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The Internet Policy Paradox- Less Is More
Charles Brownstein, Corporation for National Research Initiatives (CNRI-XIWT)

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 About:

This event is sponsored by the Georgia Tech School of Public Policy, Georgia Centers for Advanced Telecommunications Technology (GCATT, Office of Technology Policy), Georgia Tech Information Security Center (GTISC), Office of the Provost, the Internet Policy Application and Research Institute, and Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility (CPSR). Additional support has come from the Internet Democracy Project and the Georgia Tech Center for International Strategy, Policy, and Technology (CISPT)

About IP3: The Internet and Public Policy Project (IP3) provides a framework to coordinate Internet policy-related research in the School of Public Policy at Georgia Tech. It promotes dialogue between researchers within and outside the Institute, offering forums for debate and discussion. IP3 connects the academic research community with the policy practitioner community.

About the School of Public Policy: School of Public Policy is located in the heart of Atlanta, a rapidly growing center of technology and commerce. Research and studies at the School of Public Policy focus on policy issues characterized by their scientific and technological content-ranging from environmental issues to regional economic development, and information technology policy.

Media contact:
Dr. Hans Klein
404/894-2258

IP3@IP3.gatech.edu
http://www.IP3.gatech.edu