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29 October 2013

Introducing: Susan P. Crawford

We have the pleasure of introducing Professor of Law Susan P. Crawford, former Special Assistant to the President for Science, Technology, and Innovation Policy.

Prof. Susan P. Crawford. Photo: Bloomberg, Philip Lewis

The internet and openness
Ms. Crawford teaches internet law and communications law at the Benjamin N Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University, New York. At the conference in Copenhagen she will speak about the battle for internet openness in plenary 3, December 5th.

At this plenary other high profiled speakers such as Jimmy Wales, Founder and spokesperson for Wikipedia, will participate and discuss whether the internet is the global infrastructure for Openness.

Roundtable discussion
Ms. Crawford will also participate in a closing roundtable discussion, December 6th, after the presentation of a new common letter to the United Nations.

Other participants at the roundtable discussion will be:

  • Sir Nigel Shadbolt, co-founder of the Open Data Institute
  • Dennis Meadows, author of Limits to Growth
  • Rolf-Dieter Heuer, President of CERN
  • Paolo Cotta-Ramusino, Secretary General of Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs