INET Istanbul 2014

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Internet: Privacy and Digital Content in a Global Context

This unique event explored privacy and digital content in a global context.  With experts from across public policy, technology, and academia, our agenda focused on key issues such as managing privacy and data protection in the face of massive Government surveillance programs; and the complex inter-play of intellectual property rights and innovation.

21 May 2014
09:00 to 10:00 Registration
10:00 to 10:15 Opening

Welcome and Introductions

Frederic Donck, Regional Bureau Director – Europe, Internet Society

Leyla Keser, Director of IT Law Institute, Istanbul Bilgi University

10:15 to 11:00 Opening Keynotes

Stefano Manservisi, Ambassador and Head of EU Delegation in Turkey

Tayfun Acarer, President of Turkish Information Technologies and Communication Authority

Binali Yildirim, Former Minister of Transportation, Maritime Affairs and Communication

11:00 to 13:00 Panel 1: Privacy and Data Protection – Rebuilding Trust

Introductory Keynote: Giovanni Buttarelli, Assistant European Data Protection Supervisor

Gonenc Gurkaynak, Esq., Managing Partner, ELIG Attorneys-at-Law

Sophie Kwasny, Head of Data Protection, Council of Europe

Mustafa Taşkın, Associate Professor

Nilgün Başalp, Assistant Professor, Bilgi University

Moderated by Ben Rooney, Journalist

13:00 to 14:00 Lunch
14:00 to 14:30 Afternoon Keynote

Markus Kummer, Vice President of Public Policy, Internet Society

14:30 to 16:30 Panel 2: Facing the Future – The Ever-Evolving Relationship Between IPR and Innovation

Wendy Seltzer, World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)

Robin Gross, Executive Director, IP Justice

Dr. Emre Bayamlıoğlu, Assistant Professor, Koç University Law School

Ece Güner, Founder & Managing Partner, Güner Law Office

Konstantinos Komaitis, Policy Advisor, Internet Society

Moderated by Ben Rooney, Journalist

16:30 to 17:00 Closing

Ussal Sahbaz and Nilay Erdem, Economic Policy Research Foundation of Turkey (TEPAV): Launch of new TEPAV report
Closing remarks from Frederic Donck, Internet Society and Leyla Keser, Istanbul Bilgi University

17:00 to 18:00 Networking Cocktail
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Date and Time

Wednesday 21 May 2014


InterContinental Istanbul

Asker Ocagi Cad. No 1, Taksim, Istanbul, Turkey


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