WJA Barcelona Congress timetable is out!

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The newly timetable for the World Jurist Association is out!

‘The Internet: Challenges to Peace and Freedom’ Barcelona – 19th, 20th and 21st May, 2016

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Day 1 – 19th May* Afternoon

TIMETABLE 17:00h – Welcome Reception and Cocktail.

19:30h – Welcome Ceremony.

Barcelona Bar Association – ‘Patio de columnas’.

Barcelona Bar Association – Main Hall.

Dr. Franklin Hoet Linares – President of the World Jurist Association.

Dr. Jacint Soler Padró – President of the Spanish Chapter of WJA.

Mr. Tao Kaiyuan – Vice President of Supreme People’s Court of China.

Mr. Alejandro Sousa – Legal advisor to the President of the 70th Session of the United Nations General Assembly and his Office.

Day 2- 20th May*

Morning

9:00h – 10:30h
Panel 1. Justice, Civil Service and the Internet

Barcelona Bar Association – Library.

Mr. Sven Kohlmeier – Member of Deputy’s Chamber of Berlin. ‘Digitalization: a Challenge for Justice’

Mr. Agustín Cerrillo – Director of the Law and Political Sciences Department and of the Legal Program at Universitat Oberta de Catalunya.

‘Open Data Regulation: An Opportunity to Increase Transparency’

Ms. Sorell Negro – Attorney at Law, Robinson & Cole.
‘Government Control of Electronic Data: The Finer Line between Serving and Suppressing the Public Interest’

Mr. Ben Griffith – Attorney at Law, Griffith Law Firm.
‘The Vulnerabilities of Local Governments to Cyber-attacks’

10:45h – 12:00h
Panel 1. Justice, Civil Service and the Internet

Barcelona Bar Association – Library.

Mr. Steven Meyers – Meyers Nave, Principal.
‘Electronic Mail, Social Media, the Internet and Freedom of Information Laws’

Mr. Peter Falk – Fujitsu, Principal IT-Consultant .
‘Electronic Business Processes in the Administration of Justice. Challenges and Success Factors in the Context of Digital Media.’

Ms. Kim Quarles – First Vice-President of the World Jurist Association. Senior Vice President, Willis Towers Watson.
‘Law Firms and Cyber-ethical Obligations’

12:00h – 13:30h
Panel 2. The Internet and the Corporate World.

Barcelona Bar Association – Library.

Mr. Juan Andrés Avilés – IBM, Technical Leader.

Mr. Pierre Dewez – Senior Lead Auditor, PECB Europe.

Mr. Steve Cahill – Former General Manager Colt Technology Services.

Mr. Agustín Argelich – Argelich Networks. ‘A Networked World’

13:30h – 14:30h
Panel 3. Digital Taxation and Money Laundering.

Barcelona Bar Association – Library.

Dr. Raul Tulio Rosembuj Erujmovich – Professor of Financial and Tax Law at the University of Barcelona.
‘Taxing Digital’ and ‘Bit Coin’

Mr. José Manuel Maza – Justice at the Spanish Supreme Court.

Afternoon

‘The Internet: Challenges to Peace and Freedom’ Barcelona – 19th, 20th and 21st May, 2016

16:00h – 17:30h
Panel 4. Cybercrime, the Penal Code, and the Internet

Barcelona Bar Association – Library.

Mr. Alexander Löw – CEO at Data-Warehouse GmbH.
‘Effectivity and Impact of a Surveilling Jurisdication vs. Democratic Principles’

Ms. Miriam Guardiola Salmerón – Attorney at Law. ‘Cybercrime: New Risks, New Challenges’

Mr. José Ramon Agustina – Director of the Criminal Law Department at the Universitat Internacional de Catalunya.
‘Legal Issues in Identifying and Deterring Online Child Grooming.’

Mr. Luis Vera

17:45h – 19:00h
Panel 5. Data Protection, Social Media, and Freedom.

Barcelona Bar Association – Library.

Ms. Alba Bosch – Legal officer at the Policy and Consultation Unit of the European Data Protection Supervisor.

Ms. Ma Àngels Barbarà i Fondevila – Director of Catalan Privacy Supervisory Agency.

Mr. José Luis Piñar – Former Director of the Spanish Privacy Agency. Advisory Council to Google on the ‘Right to be Forgotten’.

Ms. Ethia Simha – President of the World Association of Lawyers (WAL). ‘Freedom of Expression in Digital Era’

Mr. Victor Roselló – Attorney at Law. ‘Social Media, Big Data and Privacy Risks’.

Day 3 – 21th May*

Morning

11:30h – 12:30h
Panel 6. Economics and the Internet.

Barcelona Opera House’s Private Club, Círculo del Liceo.

Dr. Ann Cavoukian (Videoconference) – Former Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario, Canada. Director of the Privacy and Big Data Institute at Ryerson University.
‘Privacy Forms the Foundation of Freedom and Liberty’

Dr. Francesc Granell – Professor of Advanced Economics (Organización Económica Internacional), University of Barcelona.

12:30h – 13:30h
Congress Conclusion and Certificates Ceremony.

14:30h Farewell Lunch.

Barcelona Opera House’s Private Club, Círculo del Liceo.

Barcelona Opera House’s Private Club, Círculo del Liceo.

*The event will take place at the Barcelona Bar Association: C/Mallorca, 283, 08037 – Barcelona.
*The event will take place at the Barcelona Bar Association: C/Mallorca, 283, 08037 – Barcelona.
*The event will take place at the Circulo del Liceo, Opera House’s Private Club: La Rambla, 65, 08002 – Barcelona.

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