Global Internet Governance - Actors, Regulations, Transactions and Strategies

2019 Programme

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Day 1 – Thursday 16 May 2019

08:30-09:00 – Registration

09:00-09:30 – Welcome Session
Francesco Amoretti & Mauro Santaniello – GIG-ARTS 2019 General Chairs
Aurelio Tommasetti – Chancellor of the University of Salerno
Gennaro Iorio – Head of Department of Political and Social Studies
Virgilio D'Antonio - Head of Department of Political and Communication Sciences
Mariya Gabriel - European Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society (video)

09:30-11:00 – Session 1 – Europe as a Global Normative Power
Chair: Meryem Marzouki (CNRS & Sorbonne Université, France)
Discussant: Claudia Padovani (Università degli Studi di Padova, Italy)
- Exporting Rule of Law on the Internet: Europe's Potential as a Norm Entrepreneur in Global Internet Governance
Matthias Kettemann (Leibniz Institut for Media Research | Hans-Bredow-Institut, Germany), Wolfgang Kleinwächter (Aarhus University, Germany) and Max Senges (Stanford University and Google Germany)
- Between Business as Usual and Decisive Norm Promotion. The EU’s divergent reactions to the Snowden revelations in Cybersecurity and Data Protection
Wolf J. Schünemann and Stefan Steiger (Hildesheim University, Germany)
- The Role of ‘Europe’ in the Invention of Global Media Governance
Anthony Löwstedt (Webster Vienna Private University, Austria)
- European Perspectives on Legitimacy in ICANN
Hortense Jongen and Jan Aart Scholte (University of Gothenburg, Sweden)

11:00-11:30 – Coffee Break

11:30-13:00 – Session 2 – The Manufacture of EU Law and Policies
Chair: Virgilio D'Antonio (University of Salerno, Italy)
Discussant: Jamal Shahin (VUB, Belgium & University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands)
- When EU governments legislate on the future of the Internet: comparative study of the preferences and bargaining satisfaction of member states in the Council of the EU
Clément Perarnaud (University Pompeu Fabra, Spain)
- The role of experts groups and epistemic communities in EU Internet-related policy-making: an exploratory inquiry
Nicola Palladino (University of Salerno, Italy)
- Power to the people? Evaluating citizen participation in EU online copyright policy
Agnieszka Vetulani Cęgiel (Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, Poland) and Trisha Meyer (Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium)
- Network Neutrality in the European Union - A Policy Process Analysis
Stefan Gadringer (University of Salzburg, Austria)

13:00-14:30 – Lunch Break

14:30-15:30 – Multistakeholder Roundtable: Towards a Turn to Regulation in the European Internet Governance?
Moderator: Mauro Santaniello (University of Salerno)
- Andrea Beccalli (ICANN, Director Stakeholder Engagement Europe)
- Guy Berger (UNESCO, Director Freedom of Expression and Media Development)
- Pierfrancesco Fasano (MFSD Domain Name Dispute Resolution Centre)
- Antonio Nicita (AGCOM/BEREC, Commissioner for Infrastructure and Networks)
- Max Senges (Google Germany)
- Giacomo Stucchi (COPASIR, Past President)

15:30-16:00 - Coffee Break

16:00-17:30 – Session 3 – European Cybersecurity Strategies and Perspectives
Chair: Jan Aart Scholte (University of Gothenburg, Sweden)
Discussants: William J. Drake (University of Zurich, Switzerland) and Lorenzo Pupillo (Centre for European Policy Studies, Belgium)
- Cyber Security and the constitutive Role of Security Cultures: A Framework of Global Cyber Security Cultures
Madeleine Myatt (University of Bielefeld, Germany) and Domenico Fracchiolla (LUISS University, Italy)
- EU Cyber Diplomacy: the EU as an emerging global Cybersecurity actor
Andrea Calderaro (Cardiff University, United Kingdom)
- Grappling with Multilevel Governance & Global Idea Flow: The European Union & The Internet Governance Forum’s Best Practice Forum on Cyber-security
Nanette Levinson (American University, United States of America)
- Networks of Cooperation and Trust: An analysis of Incident Response in the EU
Louise Marie Hurel (Igarapé Institute, United Kingdom)

17:30-18:00 - Transfer to Salerno city

19:00-20:00 – Keynote Speech @ Provincial Archeological Museum of Salerno
Speaker: Robin Mansell (London School of Economics, United Kingdom)
Chair: Francesco Amoretti (University of Salerno, Italy)
Digital Platform Policy: Is EU policy leadership tackling platform power?

20:00-22:00 - Social event @ Provincial Archeological Museum of Salerno

Day 2 – Friday 17 May 2019

09:30-11:00 – Session 4 – The Political Economy of Internet Governance in Europe
Chair: Michèle Rioux (Université du Québec à Montréal, Canada)
Discussants: Eric Brousseau (Université Paris Dauphine, France) and Adriano Cozzolino (Università L'Orientale, Italy)
- Regulating the European Data-Driven Economy: A Case Study on the General Data Protection Regulation
Moritz Laurer (CARSA - Innovation and Technology Consultancy, Germany) and Timo Seidl (European University Institute, Italy)
- Governing Mobile Internet Communication: The EU, Private Technical Standards Making and the Pursuit of Co-Existence in Unlicensed Spectrum
Seamus Simpson (University of Salford, United Kingdom) and Imir Rashid (University of Exeter, United Kingdom)
- The Digital Single Market and the commodification of cultural policy. The case of the European copyright reform (2014-2018)
Céleste Bonnamy (Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium & Université Paris 1 Panthéon- Sorbonne, France)
- Governing political platforms, a case on the French Digital Council and a start-up
Maud Bernisson (Karlstad University, Sweden)

11:00-11:30 – Coffee Break

11:30-13:00 – Session 5 – European Democratic Values and Sovereignty
Chair: Yves Schemeil (Sciences Po Grenoble, France)
Discussants: Nicola Palladino (University of Salerno) and Domenico Fracchiolla (LUISS University, Italy)
- Going Back and Forth: Re-Nationalization of Internet Governance or Further European Push for Internationalization?
Rolf H. Weber (University of Zurich, Switzerland)
- The Power of Networks: Institutionalization and Mobilization in European and Transnational Digital Constitutionalism
Dennis Redeker (Jacobs University Bremen, Germany)
- Populism and EU policy: the battleground of copyright
Giuseppe Micciarelli (University of Salerno, Italy) and Maria Francesca De Tullio (University of Naples Federico II, Italy)
- ODR and European courts. risks and opportunities in terms of equal access to justice and due process of law
Letizia Mingardo (University of Padova, Italy)

13:00-14:30 – Lunch Break

14:30-16:00 – Session 6 – Data Protection, Privacy and Security in Comparative Perspectives
Chair: Nanette S. Levinson (American University Washington DC, USA)
Discussants: Andrea Calderaro (Cardiff University, United Kingdom) and Giuseppe Micciarelli (University of Salerno, Italy)
- The Russian Cybersecurity Strategy in Comparative Perspective
Mara Morini (University of Genoa, Italy)
- Mapping the Right to be Forgotten in the territory of Freedom of Expression. A review of International and Domestic Case law
Ana Azurmendi (University of Navarra, Spain)
- The Common Goods of Privacy and Data Governance
Anke Obendiek, (Hertie School of Governance, Germany)
- Europe’s global blockchain leadership: strategies and conceptual framework
Marco Crepaldi (University of Turin, Italy)

16:00-16:30 – Concluding Remarks