Governance of Social Media - Program

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2011
TIME SESSION
8:00-8:30 Breakfast
8:30-8:45 Introduction
8:45-10:30

Panel 1: The Social Media Challenge to Policy: An Overview of the Issues

Panelists:

Laura DeNardis (American)
James Grimmelmann (NYLS)
Paul Jaeger (Maryland)
Peder Magee (FTC)
Eugene Volokh (UCLA)

Moderator: Marjory Blumenthal (Georgetown)

10:30-10:45 Break
10:45-12:30

Panel 2: Competition Policy

Panelists:

Michael Altschul (CTIA)
Nicolas Economides (NYU)
Adam Thierer (GMU)
Joshua Wright (GMU)

Moderator: Steve Wildman (MSU)

12:30-2:00

LUNCH

Edward Felten (FTC) - Luncheon Keynote Address

2:00-4:00

Panel 3: Social Media Analytics

Panelists:

Michael Aisenberg (MITRE)
Lorrie Cranor (CMU)
Arvind Narayanan (Stanford)
Ashkan Soltani (Independent)
Berin Szoka (Tech Freedom)

Moderator: Constantinos Coursaris (MSU)

4:00-4:30 Break
4:30-6:00

Panel 4: Social media, virtual worlds, gaming and policy

Panelists:

Joshua Fairfield (Washington & Lee)
Jon Garon (Northern Kentucky)
Ed Castronova (Indiana)
Greg Lastowka (Rutgers)

Moderator: Nicole Ellison (MSU)

 

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2011
TIME SESSION
7:00-8:30 Breakfast
8:30-10:30

Panel 5: Social Media, Privacy and the User

Panelists:

Matt Jackson (PSU)
Kathryn Montgomery (American)
Frank Pasquale (Seton Hall)
Junichi Semitsu (University of San Diego)   
Robert Sprague (Wyoming)

Moderator: Jonathan Obar (MSU)

10:30-11:00 Break
11:00-12:45

Panel 6: First Amendment and Free Speech

Panelists:

Marvin Ammori (New America Foundation)
Adam Candeub (MSU)
Rob Frieden (PSU)
Peter Swire (Ohio State)
Lee Tien (EFF)

Respondent/Moderator: David Post (Temple)

12:45-2:15 LUNCH
2:15-4:00

Panel 7: Traditional communication policy goals - Implications for Social Media

Panelists:

Johannes Bauer (MSU)
Barbara Cherry (Indiana)
Philip Napoli (Fordham)
Amit Schejter (PSU)

Moderator: Patricia Longstaff (Syracuse)