Conferenza “Creative rights and cultural diversity” a Brussels il prossimo 6 dicembre

Il prossimo 6 dicembre 2007 presso il “Musical Instruments Museum (MIM)” di Brussels si terrà una conferenza intitolata “Creative rights and cultural diversity” organizzata dal EUobserver in co-operazione con membri del Parlamento Europeo, di diverse società di gestione collettiva del diritto d’autore, rappresentanti dell’industria e consulenti della Eamonn Bates Europe.
Di seguito il programma:

CREATIVE RIGHTS AND CULTURAL DIVERSITY

CONFERENCE PROGRAMME
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), Rue Montagne de la Cour 2, Brussels.

Please note, changes to the conference may still occur

13:00 Inscription
Inscription begins at 13:00 with the possibility to visit the Musical Instruments Museum ahead of the conference

14:00 WELCOME: Nana Mouskouri
Singer of Greek origin and former member of the European Parliament

14:10 First session: Two years after the Commission’s 2005 online
music recommendation
Introduction: Adjunct Professor Dr. Silke von Lewinski,
Head of International Law Department, Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property Law, Munich
Moderator: Lisbeth Kirk,
Editor-in-Chief, EUobserver.com
Richard Constant,
General Counsel, Universal Music Group International
Mark Selby,
Vice President Multimedia, Nokia Corporation
Cees Vervoord,
CEO of Dutch authors’ society Buma/Stemra
Maria Ràžrbye Ràžnn,
European Broadcasting Union (EBU), Head of Legal Affairs, Danmarks Radio
Ursula Sedlaczek,
CEO of Austro Mechana, Austrian mechanical royalties collection society

15:20 KEY-NOTE SPEECH: A UNION WITH RESULTS THROUGH CULTURAL DIvERSITY
José Manuel Barroso,
European Commission President

15:40 KEY-NOTE-SPEECH
Robin Gibb,
Singer-songwriter (The Bee Gees), president of CISAC, the International Confederation of Societies
of Authors and Composers representing more than 2.5 million creators

15:50 Musical coffee break: Nine Laverman’s Frisian fado

16:20 Second session: After the Lévai report: Next steps to secure
Creative Rights and Cultural Diversity
Introduction: Katalin Lévai,
Socialist Group of the European Parliament, Hungary, rapporteur for the European Parliament on Legal Affairs
Moderator: Mercedes Echerer,
Former MEP and founder of EU XXL film, Austria
Jà¶rgen Holmquist,
European Commission, Director General, DG Internal Market and Services
Katerina Batzeli,
President of the European Parliament committee on Culture and Education, PES group
Ruth Hieronymi,
Member of the European Parliament committee on Culture and Education, EPP group
Jens-Peter Bonde,
President of the European Parliament IndDem group, rapporteur to the EEA Assembly on soft legislation
Diana Wallis,
Vice-President of the European Parliament, Liberal group

17:30 CONCLUSIONS
Bendik Hofseth,
Chairman, International Council of Authors and Composers of Music, CIAM

17:40 QUESTION MY MEP – RECEPTION
Net-working reception with leading members of the European Parliament:
Manolis Mavromatis, Greece, Katalin Lévai, Hungary, Vasco Graca Moura, Portugal, Diana Wallis, UK,
Jens-Peter Bonde, Denmark, Ruth Hieronymi, Germany, Katerina Batzel, Greece

Su Giovanni d'Ammassa

Avvocato con studio in Milano dal 1997, coltiva sin dall'Università lo studio e l’insegnamento del diritto d’autore. Fonda Diritttodautore.it nel 1999. Appassionato chitarrista e runner.