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Connect: Social Media as a Platform for Innovation and Collaboration

February 3, 2012
9:00 A.M. - 6:00 P.M.
UC Davis School of Law

Webcast of Symposium

Introduction and Panels 1, 2, & 3

February 3, 2012 | Information | 4:33:26 total - chapters within

Keynote Address: Jason Goldman

February 3, 2012 | Information | 57:24


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Connect! Social Media Resource Guide 

The list of speakers and panelists is being finalized

The order and timing of the panels is subject to change.

Additional rooms will be available for live viewing as needed.

Directions and parking information

MCLE credits available

8:45 A.M. - 9:30 A.M.
Continental Breakfast & Registration

UC Davis School of Law, King Hall
Main Lobby

9:30 A.M. - 9:45 A.M.
Kalmanovitz Appellate Courtroom (room 1001), King Hall, UC Davis

  • Kevin R. Johnson, Dean and Mabie-Apallas Professor of Public Interest Law and Chicana/o Studies, UC Davis School of Law

  • David Bell, Partner, Fenwick & West

9:45 A.M. - 10:15 A.M.
How Law Made Silicon Valley
0.5 MCLE credit
Kalmanovitz Appellate Courtroom (room 1001), King Hall, UC Davis

  • Anupam Chander, Professor, UC Davis School of Law

10:30 A.M. - 11:45 A.M.
Panel I: Privacy Amidst Social Networks 
1 MCLE credit
Kalmanovitz Appellate Courtroom (room 1001), King Hall, UC Davis

By their very nature, social networks involve sharing information, about both the mundane details and the milestones in your life, your loved ones, your travels, what you read, watch, play, or listen to, and, of course, your likes and dislikes.  In a twist on Moore’s law about the rate of increase of computing power (but at double the speed), Mark Zuckerberg declares that “next year, people will share twice as much information as they share this year, and the next year, they will be sharing twice as much as they did the year before.”  Yet, even as they share information, most people desire some control over who receives that information, and how that information can be used.  Are efforts to preserve privacy futile? Are they outmoded, overrun by an age of publicity?  How can a company with a global user base cope with privacy rules that vary dramatically as information crosses borders?

  • Ahmed Baladi, Partner, Allen & Overy LLP

  • Jishnu Menon, Counsel, Mozilla Foundation

  • William McGeveran, Associate Professor, University of Minnesota Law School

  • Joanne McNabb, Chief, California Office of Privacy Protection

Noon – 1:30 P.M.
Lunch and Keynote Presentation
UC Davis Conference Center

  • Jason Goldman, Twitter Co-Founder, Founding Board Member, and former Vice President of Product; Co-Founder and Chief Operations Officer of the Obvious Corporation, an idea incubator

Luncheon is $25 per person, $15 per student

Limited Seating

Please RSVP by Friday, January 27

1:45 P.M. - 3:00 P.M.
Panel II: Content, Copyright, Intellectual Property, Host Liability 
1 MCLE credit
Kalmanovitz Appellate Courtroom (room 1001), King Hall, UC Davis

Social media technologies have enabled people to create and share content and to interact with the content in their social networks.  The interactions with this content implicate intellectual property rights of others, and whether intended or unintended they may raise infringement issues.  A panel of distinguished speakers from the legal, academic, and business communities will discuss the pitfalls, opportunities, and other legal issues facing companies that provide enabling technologies or host social media content.

  • Anupam Chander, Professor, UC Davis School of Law

  • Eric Goldman, Associate Professor, Santa Clara Law, Santa Clara University

  • Josh Mendelsohn, Partner, Hattery Labs, Steering Committee Member, Engine Advocacy

  • Jennifer Stanley, Partner, Fenwick & West LLP

3:15 P.M. - 4:45 P.M.
Panel III: Will All Businesses Be Social?
1 MCLE credit
Kalmanovitz Appellate Courtroom (room 1001), King Hall, UC Davis

Enterprises of all variety have awakened to the importance of social media in marketing, and recruiting and customer relations.  At the same time, entrepreneurs are developing a wide variety of businesses that are built on social media or social networking platforms or that apply social media concepts inside of existing business.  A panel of distinguished investors and entrepreneurs will discuss the opportunities and potential impacts for social media and social networking as they continue to evolve and disrupt a variety of industries.

  • Mario Biagioli, Distinguished Professor of Law and Science and Technology Studies, UC Davis School of Law

  • John Lilly, Partner, Greylock Partners

  • Dan Rosensweig, President and CEO, Chegg, former CEO of Guitar Hero, former COO of Yahoo, and former President of CNET

  • Jim Scheinman, Founder and CEO, Maven Ventures, formerly co-founder, COO and board member of Bebo

  • Ted Wang, Partner, Fenwick & West LLP

4:45 P.M. - 4:50 P.M.
Closing Remarks
Kalmanovitz Appellate Courtroom (room 1001), King Hall, UC Davis

Reception Immediately Following

Directions and parking information

Please RSVP by Friday, January 27

This event is co-sponsored by the Center for Science and Innovation Studies, California International Law Center, and King Hall Intellectual Property Law Association.