CFP ’08: Clay Shirky, Konstantinos Karachalios, and a Letter to the President

There have been some exciting developments as we near the Computers, Freedom & Privacy conference on “Technology Policy ‘08“:

  • We are pleased to announce that Clay Shirky will deliver the closing plenary keynote on Friday lunch (5/23). (See my post on the CFP’08 blog.)
  • Konstantinos Karachalios of the European Patent Office, who led the “Scenarios of the Future” of IPR report, is the plenary speaker on Thursday evening (5/22).
  • A “Letter to the President” collaborative project will take place during the Wed. (5/21) night dinner, when all conference attendees will be collectively putting together a “Letter to the President” on technology policy, which will then go up on the conference wiki for further editing and discussion. The Yale ISP “9.5 Theses” will serve as the reference document for the project.

Check out the program, and don’t forget to register.

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