2017 – Winchester

GikII, Winchester

Friday September 15, 2017


Venue: The Wykeham Suite, Mercure Winchester Wessex Hotel

Paternoster Row, Winchester SO23 9LQ


9-9.30am                                Registration

 9.45am                                    Welcome and Introduction


10am-11.15am                        Session 1: Haven’t we been here before (and why is no one listening)?

Chair:                                      Paul Jennings

Damian Clifford and Jef Ausloos, “Technobabble and Technobulls*t – what the hell is everyone on about?”

Chris Marsden,“Internet law: Not much change in the last 15 years?  Controversial or common knowledge.”

Elinor Carmi, “‘Oooops, we did it again!’ How Silicon Valley tech companies use malware for features.”

Andy Phippen,“Nudes, Dick Pics and Jeremy Hunt.”


11.15-11.30am                         Coffee break


11.30am-1pm                          Session 2: Smooth criminal – Crime, Copyright & Security

Chair:                                      Andres Guadamuz

Roxana Bratu, What makes a hero? Re-enacting social drama in corruption and cybercrime.”

Mitchell Logan, “Take Us to Red Alert: How “Tolerated Use” has Become the New Norm of Copyright Regulation for Fan Works Through the Scope of the Axanar Case and Others.”

 Daithí Mac Síthigh, “Peng ting called disruption: representations of the sharing economy.”

Alison Harcourt, “Darkness QUICens: the IETF’s new TLS standard.”

Wendy Grossman, “Code Con.”


1pm-2pm                    Lunch


2pm – 3.15pm                                    Session 3: It’s all personal – Privacy and Data Protection

Chair:                                      TBC

 Edina Harbinja, “Post-mortem Privacy: From creepiness and silliness to The Daily Mail.” 

Christine Rinik, “The “Cat”-astrophic Attack on “Purr”-sonal (although probably no longer Private) Data, or—it’s all going to the Dogs!”

Reuben Binns, “Freaky Friday, body-swapping and borrowed identifiers: where is the data subject?”

Michael Veale, Getting pensive about the Pensieve: Governing memory data from Brain-computer interfaces.”


3.15-3.30pm               Coffee break


3.30pm-5pm                          Session 4: Rage against the Machine – Algorithms, AI and Machine Learning

Chair:                                      Lilian Edwards

Katharine Sarikakis, Ghostbusters, the sequel or regulating the algorithm as a counter balancing act to lies, bubbles and informational /self/ social sorting.”

Miranda Mowbray, “Predictive analytics: you can’t have it all.”

Tristan Henderson, “Everybody gets an AI.”

Sandra Wachter, “Accountable AI and robotics in Europe; or, how Batman solves the trolley problem.”

Lachlan Urqhart, “Hunting for ethical innovation in the adventures of Rick and Morty.”


5-6pm                                     Session 5: It is still 2017 – Fake News and BREXIT

Chair:                                      Caroline Wilson

Paul Bernal, Dracula and Donald Trump: Fake News and Fake Narratives are Timeless and Undying.”

Judith Rauhofer, “The Truth Is Out There: Fake News and the Roswell Incident.”

Monica Horton, “Brexit political choices & the technology industries.”

Post-workshop dinner, 7.30pm [Dinner is to be self-funded.  Venue TBC]


Workshop Organiser: Caroline Wilson, Anura Consulting Ltd