Presentation to Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission(CRTC) Oral Hearing, Broadcasting Notice of Consultation CRTC 2015-421: A reviewof the policy framework for local and community television programming, 3 February.
“Creative Transformation and the Knowledge-based Economy: Intellectual Property and Access to Knowledge in an Informational Economy”. 2015 Canadian Communication Association Annual Meeting at Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, 5 June.
“A Contribution to The Political Economy of Informational Capitalism: The Commodification of Knowledge-Based Resources”. 2014 Canadian Communication Association Annual Meeting at Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Brock University, St. Catharines, ON, 28-30 May.
“Canadian Digital Copyright’s Second Decade: What’s at Stake”, Discussant, Canadian Political Science Association 2014 Annual Convention, Brock University, St. Catharines, ON, 27 May.
“The Place-based Politics of Access to Knowledge Movements: Intellectual Property, Innovation, and Development in Silicon Valley and Bangalore”. 55th Annual International Studies Association Annual Convention, Toronto, ON, 26 March.
“Global Governance, International Trade and the New Megaregional Negotiations: The TPP and Latin America” (with Jorge Heine). Grey Zones of Global Governance and Trade: Anti-Dumping, Subsidies, Human Rights, and Policy Spaces, York University, Toronto, ON, 6-7 February.
“Addressing Informational Inequality and the Digital Divide: ‘Deconstructing’ A2K, Intellectual Property, and Development in an Informational Economy”, Nathanson Graduate Fellows’ Seminar, Osgoode Hall Law School, Toronto, ON, 21 January.
“‘Over-the-Top’ and Out? Emerging Technologies and the Future of Television in Canada”. And co-chair on the panel, “TheCPWG: Let’s Talk TV, eh”. Future Communications Symposium, York University, Toronto, ON, 13 December.
“Let’s #TalkTV, Eh!”, Organizer and moderator (with Margaret Reid and Emilia Zboralska). The Communications Policy Working Group, Ryerson University, Toronto, ON, 4 December.
“Contested Diffusion: Lessons from Intellectual Property ‘Universalism’” with Rosemary J. Coombe. 54th Annual International Studies Association Annual Convention, San Francisco, CA, 6 April.
“Beyond Binary Distinctions Between Labour and Play: The Commodification of Communicative and Cultural Processes on Digital Environments”. 10th Annual Intersections Conference: The Politics of Play, Toronto, ON, 23 March.
“Show Me the Copy! How Digital Media Technologies (Re)Assert Relational Creativity and Complicate Intellectual Property Rights”. And co-chair on the panel, “Agency and Ethics: Media and Communications in the Digital Era”. 2012 Canadian Communication Association Annual Meeting at Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Wilfrid Laurier University and University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, 30 May.
“Occupying Cyberspace: Civil Society Meets Corporate Activism with Intellectual Property Legislation and the Internet”. 9th Annual Intersections Conference: Occupations 2012, Toronto, ON, 29 April.
“Internet Governance in the Digital Age: Challenges and Opportunities”. 53rd Annual International Studies Association Annual Convention, San Diego, CA, 2 April.
“Free Trade Agreements and Global Governance Following the Financial Crisis: Moving Trade Forward or Complicating Matters?” (with Jorge Heine). The Changing Global Landscape for International Trade and Human Rights Linkages, York University, Toronto, 13-14 October.
“Making Interdisciplinary Studies Work: Challenges and Benefits”, Moderator, roundtable and panel, Correlations: Law, Language, and Culture Symposium, Universität Osnabrück, Osnabrück, 21 June.
“Rethinking Fair Dealing as Dynamic Dialogue: The Artmob Experience” (with Rosemary J. Coombe). The Third Annual Meeting of the International Society for theHistory and Theory of Intellectual Property (ISHTIP), Griffith University, Brisbane, July 8. (Cancelled due to health)
“Intellectual Property and Global Governance: The Knowledge Economy, TRIPS-plus, and Forum Shifting”. Frontier Governance Seminar Series, The Centre for International Governance Innovation, Waterloo, 23 June.
“Pirating Policy? Emerging Challenges in the International Intellectual Property Regime”. The Academic Council On The United Nations System (ACUNS) 2011 Annual Meeting, Waterloo, June.
“Lacking Legitimacy? Civil Society, Rising States and the Anticounterfeiting Trade Agreement”. 52nd Annual International Studies Association Annual Convention, Montreal, March.
“Public Interest Reviews of the International Intellectual Property Enforcement Agenda” (discussant). Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property, American University, Washington, June.
“The End of the Broadcasting Era: The Power and Promise of CBC Podcasting”. The Radio Conference, York University, Toronto, July.