DigibronThe University of Amsterdam’s Institute for Information Law is offering two Summer Courses on International Copyright Law and Privacy Law & Policy on 7 to 11 July 2014 in Amsterdam.  These will take place at a historic house, De Rode Hoed, Keizersgracht 102 in Amsterdam.

International Copyright Law

The fifteenth annual International Copyright Law Summer Course will focus on recent developments and broader trends in copyright law. The face of copyright law changes continuously, mostly due to the constant evolution of the digital networked environment and the legislative initiatives at the international and European level. The lectures are given by internationally renowned scholars and practitioners who all share years of academic and practical experience in the field of international copyright law.

Additional information — including the course programme and a link for online registration is available here.

Privacy Law and Policy

The second annual Privacy Law and Policy Summer Course will focus on privacy law and policy related to the Internet, electronic communications and online and social media. It will feature a faculty of leading experts from the EU and the US who will explore the recent developments in this rapidly changing field and explain how businesses, governments and others can achieve their goals within it.

Objectives of the course:
At the conclusion of the course, participants will:

(1)   Understand the latest developments in E.U. and U.S. privacy law related to the Internet, electronic communications and online and social media;
(2)   Have insight into how these critical areas of privacy law and policy are likely to evolve in the future, and into the strategic and legal implications of these impending changes.

Faculty Organisers:
Dennis Hirsch, Geraldine W. Howell Professor of Law, Capital University Law School, USA
Kristina Irion, Marie Curie Fellow, Institute for Information Law, University of Amsterdam, NL

Daniel Cooper, Partner and Head of Global Privacy Practice, Covington & Burling, London, UK
Ian Brown, Associate Director, Oxford University Cyber Security Centre and Senior Research Fellow, Oxford Internet Institute, UK.
Chris Hoofnagle, Lecturer in Residence and Director, Information Privacy Programs, Berkeley Center for Law & Technology, UC Berkeley School of Law, US
Sjoera Nas, Internet and Telecom Expert, Dutch Data Protection Authority, NL
Christopher Kuner, Senior Of Counsel, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati LLP, Brussels, BE
Joris van Hoboken, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, New York University, Information Law Institute, US
Neil Richards, Professor of Law, Washington University School of Law, St Louis, US

Expert Panel on the Role of ISPs in public and private surveillance:
Caroline Goemans-Dorny, Senior Counsel, Office of Legal Affairs at the INTERPOL General Secretariat, FR
Seda Gürses, Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, New York University, Media, Culture and Communications Department, US
Max Schremps, Founder of europe-v-facebook.org, AT
Moderator: Nico van Eijk, Professor of Media and Telecommunications Law and Director of the Institute for Information Law, University of Amsterdam, NL.

Additional information – including a detailed course programme and a link for online registration is available here.

In addition, the University will be holding the Information Influx conference in the week preceding the Summer Courses.