Campus Forum is a space for thinking where Internet users, public authorities, private companies and lawmakers will meet to discuss the uses, needs and challenges of Internet, focusing on four main topics:
Round Table Thu, 23 August, 10:00 – 11:00
Digital Intellectual Property. Dialogues to build understanding
The management of intellectual property rights in the digital world is undergoing continuous changes. On many occasions, Internet users have rejected government decisions about intellectual property that they believe limit the access to information. Presenting proposals and engaging in dialogue are the formulas needed to guarantee the protection of not only the creators of content but also the rights of Internet users. Take part in the debate.
Paul Brigner. Regional Director of the North American Bureau at the Internet Society
Paul Brigner is Regional Director of the North American Bureau at the Internet Society where he oversees projects, initiatives and activities across the Internet Society's functional and programmatic areas in the United States and Canada. Previously, Paul was Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Policy Officer for the Motion Picture Association of America, and prior to that, Executive Director, Internet and Technology Policy, for Verizon. He worked at Verizon for nearly 10 years in numerous management positions. Earlier in his career, Paul was a software and network architect for several organizations and also served in a technology consulting capacity.
Anke Domscheit-Berg, opengov.me, Germany
Founder and director of opengov.me, a lobbying and consulting company helping governments to become more open and participative. Previously, Anke worked with Accenture, the McKinsey Business Technology Office and lastly as a director with Microsoft. A member of the Pirate Party, she is passionate about defending the freedom of the internet while harnessing the amazing potential of a digital society, which can provide the easiest and broadest access ever in human history to knowledge and culture. She holds degrees in International Business Administration and Textile Art.
Christian Villum. Creative Commons Denmark
Co-founder and co-executive director of hackspace/art-venue Platform4, Christianpromotes digital freedom as lead of Creative Commons Denmark and runs maverick electronic music label Uhrlaut Records. He holds a master degree in Culture, Communication & Globalization from Aalborg University and have previously lived, worked and studied in Berlin, New York and Chicago.
Moderator: Maurice Frank - EXBERLINER Magazine. Co-founder and co-publisher of Berlin's English culture magazine Exberliner, for which he also writes and blogs. Before the launch of Exberliner in 2002 he worked for Deutsche Welle TV, Die Welt newspaper, and the London-based news aggregator Moreover.com. A German citizen, he grew up in London and Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA.
Round Table Thu, 23 August, 16:00 – 17:00
New business models. "GeekEconomy" in a connected society
The new business models are a significant part of the paradigm shift taking place with Internet and technology. These changes are especially relevant in socioeconomic relationships and patterns. The elimination of intermediaries, the creation of collective funding, the reduction of costs and its impact on the final result are some of the characteristics that define these new production models. The "Geekeconomy" in the net society, live from Berlin.
Simon Hampton- Director Public Policy EU, Google
Simon joined Google as Director for Public Policy in April 2008. Prior to that Simon had several years of experience across media value chain working for Time Warner, AOL and Belgacom. Simon has also spent several years in government, working for the European Commission and the UK Foreign Ofﬁce on external relations. His career began as stockbroker in the City of London. Simon holds a BSc in Maths from Bristol University, an MPhil in Economics from Oxford, and a Post-Graduate Diploma in Competition Law.
Don Tapscott - Author, Speaker and Advisor on Media, Technology and Innovation
Don Tapscott is one of the world’s leading authorities on innovation, media, and the economic and social impact of technology, advising business and government leaders around the world. He has authored and co-authored 14 widely read books including most recently Macrowikinomics: New Solutions for a Connected Planet. His book Wikinomics: How Mass Collaboration Changes Everything was the bestselling management book in the United States in 2007 and was translated into over 25 languages. The Economist called Macrowikinomics a “Schumpeterian story of creative destruction” and the Huffington Post said the book is “nothing less than a game plan to fix a broken world.” Over the past 30 years he has introduced many ground-breaking concepts that are significant contributions to contemporary thought. In 2011, Mr. Tapscott earned the #9 spot on the Definitive List of the Top 50 Business Thinkers in the World.
Jon Camfield- Technology strategist for Ashoka’s Changemakers
Jon joined Ashoka from the worlds of ICT4D and nonprofit technology. Prior to Ashoka, Jon ran the technology program at Youth Service America and consulted for international nongovernmental organizations on technology and business process issues. He has served in the Peace Corps with the Jamaican Ministry of Education, promoting open source and educational technology projects.
Claudia Helming- Founder and CEO of Dawanda
DaWanda is the online marketplace for unique and handmade items. She studied Romance Languages and Tourism at LMU Munich, after which she worked as Head of Operations at lastminute.com. This was followed by a Business Development role at Passado, where she met Michael Pütz. In December 2006 they founded DaWanda together in Berlin. Today, the company has 130 employees from 14 different countries.
Moderator: David Knight is co-founder and editor in chief of Silicon Allee, an English-language blog and community which has been covering the tech scene across Germany since February 2011. He has helped turn Silicon Allee into the foremost international news source for the exploding startup scene in Berlin.
Round Table Fri, 24 August, 10:00 – 11:00
Privacy. Protection and use
In the digital universe millions of pieces of data are selected, classified and used every day. In today’s era of the social Internet, the limits of privacy are fading even further, sometimes with the express consent (or at least indirect consent) of the user and on other occasions, clearly with tactics and practices which border the illegal. The protection of privacy has become without a doubt one of the main topics about the web today and at Campus Party Europe in Berlin we will examine it closely.
Pat Walshe. Director of Privacy – Public Policy. GSM Association (GSMA)
Pat is responsible for the GSMA’s work on privacy. Pat is currently working with GSMA members and other key stakeholders to establish dialogue and explore ways to shape—collaboratively and collectively—the way privacy is advanced, managed and protected across the mobile ecosystem. Pat has more than 13 years of experience in data privacy and regulatory policy in the fixed, mobile and internet sectors. He has represented industry on a number of privacy matters with various regulatory and international public interest groups. Pat has a degree in Social Anthropology and Development and holds privacy and information security qualifications. He has served on the International Standard Organisation's Privacy Steering Committee and is a member of the British Computer Society.
Rainey Reitman - Activism Director. Electronic Frontier Foundation
Rainey leads the activism team at the Electronic Frontier Foundation (https://www.eff.org), a nonprofit civil liberties law firm and advocacy center that focusses on technology issues. In that role, she writes about and orchestrates activism campaigns related to online privacy, government surveillance, software patents, copyright proposals (US and international), and other issues related to tech policy.
Christine Runnegar – Senior Policy Advisor, Privacy and Intellectual Property (Internet Society)
Christine is a Senior Policy Advisor at the Internet Society, based in Geneva, Switzerland. Her current areas of interest include online IPR issues, privacy and identity. Christine contributes to the OECD’s work on privacy through the Internet Technical Advisory Committee (ITAC) and APEC’s work on the Cross Border Privacy Rules (CBPR) System through the APEC ECSG Data Privacy Sub-Group (DPS). She also participates in the Internet Architecture Board (IAB) Privacy Program, co-chairs the W3C Privacy Interest Group (PING), and works closely with other Internet technical experts on privacy and provenance.
Moderator: Joe Huser is a corporate and securities attorney in Los Angeles, California. He previously worked at the international law firm Baker & McKenzie where he specialized in venture capital and international transactions for companies ranging from early stage to Fortune 500. Today he practices law at his own firm and specializes in representing early stage tech companies including iPhone app and website developers, angel investors and various other owners of companies. Throughout his career he has worked on transactions ranging from $100 million investments to assisting university students in establishing their first companies. He received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Notre Dame Law School.
Round Table Fri, 24 August, 14:30 – 15:30
Networks that bring people together: "Joining the Global Conversation"
More than two billion people have Internet access. That is, almost one third of the world’s population is already connected to the web. The challenge is universal access and its potential: improved mobility, education, employment, knowledge and ultimately, social relationships in a globalized world. How technological innovation can influence social innovation will be analyzed by experts in the Campus Forum.
Glenn Manoff Director of Social Business and Sustainability for Telefonica in Europe
Glenn Manoff is the Director of Social Business and Sustainability for Telefonica in Europe where he overseas Telefonica Think Big, collection of ambitious investments in young people and digital technology to promote a more entrepreneurial Europe. This includes the Think Big youth programme, Wayra academies that invest in technology start ups across Europe, the young talent programme Talentum and Telefonica's partnership with Futura. Glenn joined the company in 2003 and in 2007 was part of the team that re-launched the former Millennium Dome as The O2. He previously held senior roles at Ebone, Global TeleSystems, and Esprit Telecom.
Paul Mockapetris, the inventor or DNS
Dr. Paul Mockapetris is the computer scientist who in 1983 invented the Domain Name System (DNS) and is one of the founding fathers of the Internet. Did you know every time you send an e-mail or you browse a page you are using his creation? After leaving the university investigation field in 1995, he served as Chief Engineer in @Home (pioneers of the Internet through TV wire) and various other companies. He currently works in Nominum, Inc. (software and services for DNS and DHCP). In the early 80's he proposed the architecture that would decentralize the naming services on Internet, and performed the initial deployment of servers for root domains and top level domains (TLD). Paul Mockapetris was born in Boston, Massachusetts on November 18 of 1948; he received his diploma in Physics and Electronic Engineering from MIT in 1971 and his PhD. of Information and Computer Sciences from UC Irvine in 1982.
Dr Georg Serentschy. Chairman. Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications (BEREC)
Dr Georg Serentschy was appointed CEO Telecommunications of RTR-GmbH, the Austrian Broadcasting and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority, in 2002 and renominated in 2007 and 2010. Additionally, since 2008, he has been responsible for the regulation of the postal market. Furthermore, in January 2010 he has become a member of the board of the Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications BEREC. In December 2010 he was appointed as Vice Chair of BEREC for 2011 as well as Chair of BEREC for 2012. Before these assignments Mr Serentschy acted as Managing Director of Arthur D. Little's operations in Austria and Central Eastern Europe, with the main focus on telecommunications. His professional career of more than 30 years led him to various industries, such as satellite communications, research in the energy sector and software development. Before starting his industrial career, Mr Serentschy worked as a nuclear physicist in basic research. He graduated from the University of Vienna, Austria, and holds a PhD degree in nuclear physics and mathematics.
Moderator: Andreu Veà (WIWIW.org, Founder and Director), is a well known internet pioneer and entrepreneur in Spain. Mr. Vea has been elected eminent expert representing Spain at the WSA World Summit Awards (UNESCO). He also serves as President of the Board at ISOC-ES, and seats in three other private company boards.