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Jan. 15, 2009

Winchester University Law School to host the 24th Annual BILETA conference

The Winchester Law School will host the 24th Annual British & Irish Law, Education and Technology Association (BILETA) conference from Tuesday 21 - Thursday 23 April 2009.

The theme of the 2009 conference will be "To Infinity and Beyond: Law and Technology in Harmony?" With the impacts of technology increasing in multiple facets of daily life, from e-commerce to e-learning, the conference will attempt to address the growing dynamism between technology and law. This year's annual conference focusses on the ways in which law and technology can move forward operating in harmony across the spectrum. Papers will fall into a wide range of categories including:

    * Intellectual property - including copyright, open source etc
    * E-learning
    * E-commerce
    * Virtual worlds / SNS
    * Intermediaries - IP providers
    * Infrastructure - including regulation and computer misuse
    * Privacy and data-protection
    * Cybercrime - including criminological aspects
    * Legal theory and critical perspectives
    * New technologies

Should you have any queries about this conference please contact helen.james@winchester.ac.uk.

The keynote speakers at the 2009 conference will include:

Jeremy Phillips, Intellectual Property Consultant with Olswang, Solicitors and Research Director of the Intellectual Property Institute.  http://www.jeremyphillips.eu/

and

Dr Richard Clayton of the Cambridge Computer Laboratory, University of Cambridge 'It’s time to repeal Internet Legislation.' http://www.cl.cam.ac.uk/~rnc1/ 

For more detailed information regarding the conference and lodging visit the informational page on the Winchester School of Law website.


Content added on 13 January 2009.

 

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