preliminary program, as of 16.11.2017 / Program as PDF-Download.

English-German interpretation will be provided.
 

9:45 am ADMISSION AND ACCREDITATION
10:30 am Welcome address: Kathrin Röggla, Author, Vice-President of the Berlin Academy of Arts
10:35 am Introduction: Prof. Dr. Gerhard Pfennig, Initiative Urheberrecht spokesperson
  Adj. Prof. Dr. Silke von Lewinski, President of ALAI Germany
10:45 am Copyright and artistic freedom in the context of digital exploitation
  Statement: Prof. Dr. Dr. Udo Di Fabio, Universität Bonn
   
  PART I:
  Responsibilities of platforms – an international comparison
11:00 am Keynote: Petra Kammerevert, MEP
11:15 am Responsibilities of platforms under existing U.S. law
  Speech: Prof. Jane C. Ginsburg, Columbia University, New York
11:50 pm COFFEE BREAK
12:20 pm Responsibilities of platforms and the proposal for the EU directive
  Keynotes:
  German point of view: Prof. Dr. jur. Eva Inés Obergfell, Humboldt-Universität Berlin
  French point of view: Anne Le Morvan, Office of Intellectual Property,
  French Ministry of Culture, Paris
1:00 pm Responsibilities of platforms in the U.S. and in Europe
  Panel:
  Andreas Briese, YouTube/Google
  Prof. Jane C. Ginsburg, Columbia University, USA
  Micki Meuser, composer and producer
  Anne Le Morvan, Office of Intellectual Property, French Ministry of Culture, Paris
  Prof. Dr. jur. Eva Inés Obergfell, Humboldt-Universität Berlin
  Moderator: Adj. Prof. Dr. Silke von Lewinski, President of ALAI Germany
  Open floor
1:45 pm LUNCH
   
  PART II:
  The proposal for the EU directive: The position of the authors and artists
2:30 pm Focus: Articles 14-16 in light of French and German copyright contract law:
  Keynote: Dr. jur. habil. Agnès Lucas-Schloetter,
  Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
2:50 pm Focus: remuneration for authors and performers in the exploitation chain:
  Keynote: Prof. Dr. jur. Karl-Nikolaus Peifer, Universität zu Köln
3:10 pm The position of the authors and performers in the proposal
  for the EU directive – Focus on discussions in Parliament and Council
  Panel:
  Prof. Dr. jur. Karl-Nikolaus Peifer, Universität zu Köln
  Dr. jur. habil. Agnès Lucas-Schloetter, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
  Heinrich Schafmeister, Actor
  Dr. Clemens Trautmann, Deutsche Grammophon
  Prof. Dr. Frank Überall, journalist
  Moderator: Prof. Dr. Gerhard Pfennig, Initiative Urheberrecht spokesperson
  Open floor
4:00 pm COFFEE BREAK
4:30 pm What are the next steps?
  Panel:
  Opening statement and moderator: Dr. Gernot Schulze, Lawyer
  Björn Böhning, Head of the Senate Chancellery of the Federal State of Berlin
  Dr. Christian Ehler, MEP
  Jochen Greve, scriptwriter
  Philipp Kreuzer, lawyer, producer
  Matthias Schmid, Head of division, Federal Ministry of Justice and Consumer Protection
  Tiemo Wölken, MEP
  Open floor
5:50 pm Closing statement
  subsequently:
6:00 pm RECEPTION