Guest Speakers

Guest Speaker

Georges Chatillon

Director of advanced graduate diploma, Sorbonne Law School
University Paris I Pantheon Sorbonne - France

Title: Evolution of the data protection starting from the French experiment, in a context of vicinity: solutions and new questions - prospects
Author: Georges Chatillon
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Director of the advanced graduate diploma, M2 Pro:
“Digital law – Administration – Companies”
University Paris I Pantheon Sorbonne – Sorbonne Law School

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PhD courses:
- University Paris 1, Pantheon Sorbonne: e-Government Law and ITC Law
- University Paris 1, Pantheon Sorbonne: data protection Law
- University Paris II, Pantheon Assas: electronic commerce law
- University Paris-IV, Paris Sorbonne: intellectual property law

Consultant, expert for various institutions: European Commission; OECD; French government; German government; Senegalese Government; Tunisian Government; Russian Government

International colloquia: Scientific and organisation president:
1) European and compared internet law, Paris, 25 and 26 September 2000, proceedings published by Légipresse;
2) International internet law, Paris, 19 and 20 November 2001, proceedings published by Bruylant, in French and in English;
3) e-Government for the benefits of citizens, Paris, 21 and 22 January 2002, published by Bruylant, in French and in English;
4) e-Government Law, Paris, 5 and 6 December 2006, proceedings published by Bruylant, 2001

National colloquia: Scientific and organisation president:
- 6 Seminars at Sorbonne: various subjects
- Colloquium at Sorbonne in 2009: Safety and freedom: a new balance for the personal data and public on Internet?
- Colloquium at Sorbonne in 2010: Private life, public life at the era of the numerical one

- Under press: Public Internet Law, LGDJ, 2011
- From red tape to smart tape, administrative simplification in OECD countries, OECD 2003, 258 pages.

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Guest Speaker

Paul Sturges

Emeritus Professor of Library Studies
University of Loughborough
United Kingdom

 Title: Freedom of Expression and the Problem of Blasphemy and Defamation of Religion
Author: Paul Sturges

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Chair of the International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA)’s Freedom of Access to Information and Freedom of Expression (FAIFE) core activity (2003-2009).

2000-2002 was Project Leader for a project funded by Resource (now MLA) on Privacy in the Digital Library Environment.

1997-2001 developed Guidelines for Public Internet access facilities on behalf of the Council of Europe.

Has also worked on African library and information-related issues since 1984. Book available on-line, The Quiet Struggle: information and librarioes for the people of Africa, 1998.

Current research: Exploring and discussing aspects of intellectual freedom, through a series of conference papers and journal articles on topics including the rationale for intellectual freedom, tolerance and freedom of expression, the role of transparency in combating corruption and comedy as freedom of expression.

Professor Paul Sturges has also been awarded an OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire ) in the Queen's Birthday Honours list. Professor Sturges was the Chair of IFLA's FAIFE Committee between 2003 and 2009, and has been involved in international librarianship for many years, contributing a tremendous amount through his work in the area of freedom of access to information and freedom of expression.

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