[LINK] CFP for CFP May 2008

Roger Clarke Roger.Clarke at xamax.com.au
Fri Feb 29 08:19:44 EST 2008


  >> COMPUTERS, FREEDOM, AND PRIVACY: TECHNOLOGY POLICY '08
  >> _http://cfp2008.org_ <http://cfp2008.org/>/
  >> 18th Annual CFP conference
  >> May 20-23, 2008
  >> Omni Hotel
  >> New Haven, CT

  >> CALL FOR PROPOSALS

  >> This election year will be the first to address US technology policy
in the information age as part of our national debate. Candidates have
put forth positions about technology policy and have recognized that it
has its own set of economic, political, and social concerns. In the
areas of privacy, intellectual property, cybersecurity,
telecommunications, and freedom of speech, an increasing number of
issues once confined to experts now penetrate public conversation. Our
decisions about technology policy are being made at a time when the
architectures of our information and communication technologies are
still being built. Debate about these issues needs to be better-informed
in order for us to make policy choices in the public interest.
  >> This year, the 18th annual Computers, Freedom, and Privacy
conference will focus on what constitutes technology policy. CFP:
Technology Policy '08 is an opportunity to help shape public debate on
those issues being made into laws and regulations and those
technological infrastructures being developed. The direction of our
technology policy impacts the choices we make about our national
defense, our civil liberties during wartime, the future of American
education, our national healthcare systems, and many other realms of
policy discussed more prominently on the election trail. Policies
ranging from data mining and wiretapping, to file-sharing and open
access, and e-voting to electronic medical records will be addressed by
expert panels of technologists, policymakers, business leaders, and
advocates.

  >> Open participation is invited for proposals on panels, tutorials,
speaker suggestions, and birds of a feather sessions through the CFP:
Technology Policy '08 submission at
http://_www.cfp2008.org/submissions/_ <http://www.cfp2008.org/submissions/>.

  >> Suggested topics for discussion include:
  >>     * Information Privacy
  >>     * Anonymity Online
  >>     * Government Transparency
  >>     * Voting Technology
  >>     * Online Campaigning
  >>     * Social Networks
  >>     * Citizen Journalism
  >>     * Cybercrime & Cyberterrorism
  >>     * Digital Education
  >>     * Copyright and Fair Use
  >>     * Patent Reform
  >>     * Open Access
  >>     * P2P Networks
  >>     * Information Policy and Free Trade
  >>     * Media Concentration
  >>     * Genes & Bioethics
  >>     * Electronic Medical Records
  >>     * Web Accessibility
  >>     * Open Standards
  >>     * Network Neutrality
  >>     * High-Speed Internet Access Policy
  >>     * Freedom of Information
  >>     * Technology Policy Administration Submission Deadlines:

  >> Panel, Tutorial, and Speaker proposals: March 21, 2008.
  >> Birds of a Feather Session (BoFs) proposals: April 21, 2008.
  >> Panel, Tutorial, and Speaker proposals accepted by the Program
Committee will be notified by April 7, 2008.
  >> Registration available online at
_http://www.regonline.com/Checkin.asp?EventId=193762_.

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Roger Clarke                  http://www.anu.edu.au/people/Roger.Clarke/

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Visiting Professor in Info Science & Eng  Australian National University
Visiting Professor in the eCommerce Program      University of Hong Kong
Visiting Professor in the Cyberspace Law & Policy Centre      Uni of NSW


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