Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Descripción: C:\watt\HTML\images\icon02.gifCONTACTSDescription: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Descripción: C:\watt\HTML\images\icon01.gif  HOME

S

 

 

SERCI Annual Congress 2016

 

To be held at Loyola University Chicago School of Law, Chicago, 7-8th July

Co-hosted by University of Illinois College of Law

 

Provisional Programme

 

All session papers are allocated 30 minutes (20 minutes for presenter, 7 minutes for discussion).

 

Thursday 7th July

9:00     Welcome speeches

9:15     Session 1: SERCI Guest Lecture (Chairperson: Marcel Boyer (University of Montreal)). Speaker; Paul Belleflamme (Catholic University of Louvain), “Pricing information goods in the digital age”

10:30    Coffee break

11:00    Session 2: Copyright economics (Chairperson: Richard Watt (University of Canterbury))

1.      Lea Bishop Shaver (Indiana University), “Book hunger. Can social publishing bring books to billions of new readers?”

2.      Juan Santaló (IE Business School), “What is the Impact of Private Copy Protection on the Creation of New Content?”

3.      Christian Handke (Erasmus University of Rotterdam), Lucie Guibault (University of Amsterdam) and Joan-Josep Vallbé (University of Barcelona), “Copyright and data mining by academic researchers”

4.      Antonio Rodriguez (INESAD), “Human capital and software piracy: The role of cognitive abilities”

13:00    Lunch

14:00    Session 3: Design of copyright law and market structure (Chairperson: Michael Waldman (Cornell University))

1.      George Barker (Law and Economics Consulting Associates) and Stan Liebowitz (University of Texas at Dallas), “Copyright term extension effect on the New Zealand economy”

2.      Shinya Kinukawa (Komazawa University), “Exploring a better design of copyright law”

3.      Glynn S. Lunney, “Copyright and intermediary market structure”

15:30    Coffee break

16:00    Session 4: Round table on “The future of the creative economy” (organized by Ruth Towse, in conjunction with CREATe). Presenters; Michael Katz, Paul Belleflamme, Christian Handke, Kristopher Erickson and Joelle Farchy.

 

17:30    SERCI AGM

17:45    End of day 1 sessions

20:00    SERCI Gala supper

 

Friday 8th July

 

9:00     Session 5: Markets, market failure and issues in competition (chairperson: George Barker (Law and Economics Consulting Associates))

1.      Olivier Charbonneau (University of Montreal, and Concordia University), “Fostering markets for digital copyright works with libraries: The case of Indie Games”

2.      Dennis Khong (Multimedia University), “Anti-propertization of copyright as a solution to the market failure problem”

3.      Joelle Farchy (University of Paris 1) and Nathalie Morreau (IRIS), “Presumed guilty. Resale right and distortion in competition: New elements for the debate”

10:30    Coffee break

11:00    Session 6: Legal issues in copyright (chairperson: Paul Heald (University of Illinois))

1.      Matthew Sag (Loyola University Chicago), “Empirical studies of copyright litigation”

2.      Jennifer Urban (UC Berkeley), Joe Karaganis (Columbia University) and Briana L. Schofield (UC Berkeley), “Notice and takedown in everyday practice”

12:00    Lunch

13:30    Session 7: Issues related to music copyrights (chairperson: Olivier Bomsel (MINES ParisTech))

1.      Dandan Niu (MINES ParisTech) and Margaret Kyle (MINES ParisTech), “Francophone quotas, competition and audience maximization in the radio broadcasting markets”

2.      Paul Heald (University of Illinois), “The economics of professional deference: The case of music copyright”

14:30    Session 8: Importance (or not) of copyright (chairperson: Christian Handke (Erasmus University of Rotterdam))

1.      Jake Linford (FSU College of Law), “Scarcity of attention in a world without copyright”

2.      Gary Lazarus (Industry Canada), “Publishers and copyright: Just how important is it?”

15:30    Coffee break

16:00    Session 9: Valuation and pricing of copyright works (chairperson: David Strickler (US Copyright Judge))

1.      Gerry Wall (Wall Communications) and Bernie Lefebvre (Wall Communications), “The use of vertical market prices in setting copyright tariffs”

2.      Ruth Towse (Bournemouth University, and CREATe), “Copyright auctions: A source of information on the asset value of a copyright work”

3.      Marcel Boyer (CIRANO, and University of Montreal), “The valuation and pricing of copyrights in the digital era”

17:30    Wrap-up and end of congress

 

Boat cruise:

 

We are organizing an event for congress participants on the Wednesday evening before the congress starts. One of the great tours in in town is the Chicago architecture tour (we invented the skyscraper!) by boat along the Chicago river. Check the trip out on

 

https://www.architecture.org/experience-caf/tours/detail/chicago-architecture-foundation-river-cruise-aboard-chicagos-first-lady-cruises/

 

If you would like to be included in the trip, please register your interest by emailing either myself (richard@serci.org) or Paul Heald (heald@illinois.edu) so that we can pre-purchase enough tickets. Please note that while we are happy to organize the trip, it is at the cost of each traveler. We expect that the price per-ticket is $46.

 

Accommodation:

 

Hotels around the Loyola School of Law are plentiful. However, the local organizers have suggested the following two hotels, which offer a special Loyola rate (please click the links below):

 

The Tremont Chicago Hotel at Magnificent Mile:

 

http://www.starwoodhotels.com/gx/rates/calendar.html?sortOrder=&propertyId=97510&corporateAccountNumber=406576&refPage=predecider&accessible=&ctx=search&priceMin=&priceMax=&bedType=&rp=SN%3A406576%2C%2C%2C&currencyCode=&nonSmoking=

 

Residence Inn Chicago Downtown/Magnificent Mile:

 

http://www.marriott.com/meeting-event-hotels/group-corporate-travel/groupCorp.mi?resLinkData=Loyola%20University%20Chicago%5ELY6%60CHIRD%7CCHIWB%60&app=resvlink&stop_mobi=yes

 

Here is a map of the local area, with these two hotels and the Loyola University School of Law indicated:

 

 

Nevertheless, you might want to try your luck on www.booking.com, or www.hotwire.com.

 

 

 

 

 

 

© 2012 SERCI.