Bill Patry, Senior Copyright Counsel, Google, will present a talk entitled "What would a rational copyright law look like and do we have any hope of ever having one?" on Monday, March 19, at 5:00pm in the Gowlings Moot Court.
Professor Teresa Scassa was recently appointed to the new Advisory Panel on Open Government. This advisory panel will provide the federal government with advice and guidance on its Open Government activities.
The 2012 Deirdre G. Martin Memorial Lecture will be presented by Dr. Gus Hosein, Executive Director, Privacy International, and Visiting Senior Fellow, London School of Economics and Political Science, on Thursday, February 23. The title of his talk is, “Is Privacy at risk of becoming a real Human Right? Perspectives from Europe and Developing Countries.”
Professor Michael Geist appeared on George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight with a short “Soapbox” segment to discuss the Canadian government's proposed copyright legislation, Bill C-11 (sometimes called "Canada's SOPA"), and what impact it might have on Canada's online environment. Click here to watch the video.
Professor Jeremy de Beer will present a talk entitled "Innovation? What innovation? Re-thinking progress and how we measure it." In this talk, Jeremy de Beer will explain why effective decision-making in a dynamic innovation context requires us to think differently about science and technology and how we measure success. The talk will take place on Tuesday, January 31 at 7:30am on Parliament Hill, at the Parliamentary Restaurant, 6th Floor, Centre Block.