LAPSI & EVPSI Final Meeting

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The 4th LAPSI Internal Conference (open to the public) and Final Meeting took place in Turin (Rettorato Building - University of Turin, Via Po n. 17), on 9th and 10th July 2012. The two-days meeting was jointly organized with the EVPSI Final Meeting.

The meeting gave the opportunity to publicly present the state of the art of the LAPSI policy recommendations on Public Sector Information (PSI) re-use together with the main EVPSI research outcomes. The featured policies focus on some of the major legal topics involved with the re-use of PSI; in particular, intellectual property rights issues, privacy, data protection and personal data processing, competition law aspects.

OPENING and STEP 1 – ACCESS IN TRANSITION: FROM PSI TO OPEN DATA

Marco Ricolfi, LAPSI and EVPSI Coordinator, Introduction

Raffaele Caterina, Head of the Department of Juridical Sciences at Turin Law School

Massimo Giordano, Regional Minister for Economic Development, Research and Innovation, Piedmont Region

Luis Ferrão, LAPSI Project Officer – European Commission

Cristiana Sappa, LAPSI and EVPSI Project Manager, Presentation of the Daily Agenda


STEP 1 – ACCESS IN TRANSITION: FROM PSI TO OPEN DATA

Chair: Marco Ricolfi, LAPSI and EVPSI Coordinator

Benedetto Ponti, Perugia Department of Political Sciences, Open Data and Transparency

Paolo Patrito, Turin Law School – EVPSI, Access, Public Procurement. A Re-Use Perspective

Mireille van Eechoud, Institute for Information Law – LAPSI, The Role for Freedom of Information Laws in Open PSI

STEP 2 – PRIVACY AND PERSONAL DATA AS HURDLES TO ACCESS AND RE-USE OF PSI?

Chair: Francesco Pizzetti, Professor of Constitutional Law at Turin Law School and Lecturer at LUISS. Former President of the Italian Data Protection Authority

Cristina Dos Santos, CRIDS – LAPSI, Broad PSI Re-use and Purpose-Bound Personal Data Re-Use: How to Strike the Balance?

Eleonora Bassi, Turin Law School – EVPSI, Tools for Enforcing Data Protection and Enabling PSI Re-Use




STEP 3 - EXCLUSIVE RIGHTS AS HURDLES TO THE ACCESS AND RE-USE OF PSI?

Chair: Marco Ricolfi, LAPSI and EVPSI Coordinator

Donatella Solda-Kutzmann, Oxford Brookes University, Justification of Copyright as to PSI

Cristiana Sappa, LAPSI and EVPSI Project Manager, Selected Copyright and Related Rights Issues

Paul Torremans, University of Nottingham – LAPSI, IPRs and PSI – Considerations on Crown Copyright (and on other delicate issues)


STEP 4 – IS ANTITRUST ABLE TO LIMIT THE HURDLES TO ACCESS AND RE-USE OF PSI?

Chair: Josef Drexl, Max Planck Society for the Advancement of Science – LAPSI

Raimondo Iemma, Nexa Center for Internet & Society – EVPSI, The Economics of PSI: a Policy-Oriented Analysis

Mariateresa Maggiolino, Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi – LAPSI, Which Charging Policies for Encouraging PSI Re-Use?

Marco Ricolfi, LAPSI and EVPSI Coordinator, Final Wrap Up




STEP 5 – HOW TO MANAGE THE RIGHTS AND OPEN PSI UP FOR RE-USES?

Chair: Graham Vowles, Bloxstore Ltd.

Ernesto Belisario, Associazione Italiana per l'Open Government, National ad Hoc Licenses: The Italian Example

John Williams, The National Archives, National ad Hoc Licenses: The UK Example

Timothy Vollmer, Creative Commons, Preview: Creative Commons License Version 4.0 in support of PSI

Federico Morando, Nexa Center for Internet & Society – LAPSI and EVPSI, Standardization and License Interoperability: a Glocal Perspective

STEP 6 – ENABLING PSI RE-USE: WHAT IS NEEDED IN INSTITUTIONAL TERMS?

Chair: Rolf Nordqvist, PSI Alliance

Maria Magnolia Pardo-Lopez, Murcia University – LAPSI, Which Institutional Backing for PSI?

Prodromos Tsiavos, City University of London – LAPSI and EVPSI, Features of a PSI Regulator

Katleen Janssen, ICRI – LAPSI, What Role for Soft Law and Self Regulation?

Marco Ricolfi, LAPSI and EVPSI Coordinator, Final Comments