Internet Governance Forum (IGF) 2008

Hyderabad, INDIA

A2K@IGF Dynamic Coalition Session

Date:  5 December 2008 (Friday)
Time: 16:00 – 17:30
Location: Room 4, Hyderabad International Conference Center (HICC) 
Panel Session Title:  “Access to Knowledge and Freedom of Expression Policies for the Development of a Global Information Economy”


Yale Law School Information Society Project


Panel Speakers:


Mr. Richard OWENS
World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), Director
Presentation Topic: WIPO Development Agenda progress update


Ms. Gitanjli DUGGAL
Google India, Attorney
Presentation Topic: Role of limitations and exceptions to exclusive rights in information economy


Mr. Bassem AWAD
African Copyright and Access to Knowledge (ACA2K) Project
Chief Judge, Egyptian Ministry of Justice
Presentation Topic: A2K Initiatives in Africa (lessons learned)


Mr. Eddan KATZ
Electronic Frontier Foundation, International Affairs Director
Presentation Topic: Threat to IPR Multilateralism Norm-Setting from the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA)


Mr. Jose MUILO
Brazilian Ministry of Culture, Advisor
Presentation Topic: The Brazilian Digital Culture Experience & Democratizing Knowledge


International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA), Senior Policy Advisor
Presentation Topic:  Needs of libraries in an electronic information society