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Hearing on Copyright

11.01.2017 - 14:30
- 11.01.2017 - 18:30
Last Updated: 01.02.2017 - 11:41
ASP A3E-2, European Parliament, Brussels
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Wednesday
14:30
Welcome and introduction by Therese COMODINI CACHIA
Tibor NAVRACSICS (Video introduction)
European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Youth and Sport
14:45
PANEL 1 - Publishers’ rights
Moderated by Therese COMODINI CACHIA
Speakers
Tomas KAMENEC, Head of the legal department, Petit Group
Wout VAN WIJK, Executive Director, News Media Europe
Prof Dr Mireille VAN EECHOUD, Institute for Information Law, University of Amsterdam
Raegan MacDONALD, Mozilla
Dr Cédric MANARA, Google
Dr Giancarlo FROSIO, CEIPI
Prof Dr Thomas HÖPPNER, Professor of Civil Law and Intellectual Property Law, TH Wildau
Giuseppe ABBAMONTE, Director for Media Policy (Copyright) at DG CNECT, European Commission
16:05
Questions & Answers session
16:30
PANEL II Value Gap
Moderated by Therese COMODINI CACHIA
Speakers
Adam KINSLEY, Sky
Burak OZGEN, GESAC
Patrick AGER, ECSA, FERA, EFJ, FSE, EWC
Tobias McKENNEY, Senior Advisor on Intellectual Property, Google, YouTube
Merritt FARREN, SoundCloud
Dr Christina ANGELOPOULOS, Cambridge UK
Olivia REGNIER, IFPI
Maria MARTÍN-PRAT, Head of Unit, Copyright, DG CNECT, European Commission
17:50
Questions & Answers session
18:05
Roberto VIOLA
Director-General, DG CNECT, European Commission
18:15
Concluding remarks by Therese COMODINI CACHIA

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