Conference Programme

Day 1 (8 June 2011) Day 2 (9 June 2011) Day 3 (10 June 2011)
Morning LII members' meeting
(Not open to public)
Session 1A
Session 1B
Session 2A
Session 2B
Afternoon / Session 1C
Session 1D
Session 2C
Session 2D
Farewell cocktail
Evening / Conference dinner /

Day 1 (8 June 2011) -- Not Open to Public
Venue: Council Chamber, 8/F, Meng Wah Complex, HKU
09:30 – 11:00 LII members' meeting
11:00 – 11:20 Tea break
11:20 – 12:50 LII members' meeting
13:00 – 14:30 Lunch

Day 2 (9 June 2011)
Venue: Council Chamber, 8/F, Meng Wah Complex, HKU
08:45 – 09:15 Registration
09:15 – 09:45 Welcome note by Professor Johannes Chan SC (Hon), Dean of Law
Welcome note by Professor Francis Chin, Acting Dean of Engineering
Opening Speech by the Honourable Chief Justice Geoffrey Ma, Chief Justice of the Court of Final Appeal
  Session 1A
09:45 – 10:05 Daichi SAITO (Japan Legal Information Institute), Design and Development of an e-Legislation System for Japanese Local Governments (paper)
10:05 – 10:25 Ki-Pyo KIM (Korea Legislation Research Institute), Freedom of Information and Free Access to Law in Korea (paper) (presentation)
10:25 – 10:45 VC VIVEKANANDAN (The Legal Information Institute of India), Challenges for free access in a multi-jurisdictional developing country: Building the Legal Information Institute of India (paper) (presentation)
10:45 – 10:55 Q & A
10:55 – 11:15 Tea break
  Session 1B
11:15 – 11:35 Tarik NESH-NASH (juriste.ma), Challenges for free online access to law in Morocco: Experience of Juriste.ma
11:35 – 11:55 Sue DU FEU (Jersey Legal Information Board (JLIB)) & James LAMBERT (Jersey Legal Information Board (JLIB)), Free Access to Legal Information and the Implications for a Small Island State (paper) (presentation)
11:55 – 12:15 Coleman FOSTER (Liberia Legal Information Institute), In Pursuit of Free Access to Law in a Least Developed Country: Creating LiberLII, Liberia’s Legal Information Institute Start-up (paper)
12:15 – 12:35 Maria WARREN (Legal Operations Office of the Prosecutor, Special Court for Sierra Leone) & Timbo MOHAMED (Special Court for Sierra Leone), Preserving the Legacy of the Special Court for Sierra Leone Can Sierra LII become an instrument for strengthening the rule of law (paper) (presentation)
12:35 – 12:45 Q & A
13:00 – 14:30 Lunch
Venue: Eliot Room, 14/F, KK Leung Building
   
  Session 1C
14:30 – 14:50 Marc-André MORISSETTE (LexUM, Canada), Sub-second search on CanLII (paper) (presentation)
14:50 – 15:10 Katsuhiko TOYAMA (Graduate School of Information Science, Nagoya University, Japan), Design and Developement of Japanese Law Translation Database System (paper)
15:10 – 15:30 Alex FUNG (Hong Kong Legal Information Institute), Searching in Chinese: the Experience of HKLII (paper) (presentation)
15:30 – 15:40 Q & A
15:40 – 16:00 Tea break
  Session 1D
16:00 – 16:20 Daniel POULIN (Legal Information Research Chair, University of Montreal), Free Access to Law in Canada - How and Why? (paper) (presentation)
16:20 – 16:40 Monique STAM (Centre ďaccès à ľinformation juridique, Canada), CAIJ: Identifying and Meeting Québec Lawyers Information Needs (paper)
16:40 – 17:00 Isabelle MONCION (Legal Information Research Chair, University of Montreal), Online Legal Information and Lawyers in Western Africa (paper) (presentation)
17:00 – 17:10 Q & A
18:30 – 21:00 Conference dinner (coach leaves HKU at 18:30)

Day 3 (10 June 2011)
Venue: Council Chamber, 8/F, Meng Wah Complex, HKU
  Session 2A
09:30 – 09:50 Paula RAINHA (Southern African Legal Information Institute), The Southern African Legal Information Institute at Crossroads (paper) (presentation)
09:50 – 10:10 Mariya BADEVA-BRIGHT (African Legal Information Institute), AfricanLII – An Approach to Developing Free Access to Law in Africa (paper) (presentation)
10:10 – 10:30 Michael M. Murungi (Kenya Legal Information Institute), Providing access to Historical Legal Information in Kenya: a public-private partnership between the National Council for law reporting and Google Inc. (paper) (presentation)
10:30 – 10:40 Q & A
10:40 – 11:00 Tea break
  Session 2B
11:00 – 11:20 Donna BUCKINGHAM (New Zealand Legal Information Institute) & Judi Eathorne-Gould (New Zealand Legal Information Institute), Open justice - when the door swings shut: publication of judgments in New Zealand (paper) (presentation)
11:20 – 11:40 Graham GREENLEAF (Australasian Legal Information Institute), The Long Tail(s) of the Law: An exploratory study (Abstract) (presentation)
11:40 – 12:00 Sara S. FRUG (Legal Information Institute, Cornell Law School, NY), Ground-Up Law: Open Access, Source Quality, and the CFR (paper)
12:00 – 12:20 Pompeu CASANOVAS (Institute of Law and Technology, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona), Privacy and Intellectual Property on the Web: A Model for LIIs Open Source Publications (paper)
12:20 – 12:30 Q & A
13:00 – 14:30 Lunch
Venue: Eliot Room, 14/F, KK Leung Building
  Session 2C
14:30 – 14:50 Whon-Il PARK (Korean Legal Information Institute), How to Encourage and Upgrade Grass-roots Efforts into Systemic Legal Information Institute from the Korean Experiences (paper) (presentation)
14:50 – 15:10 Zhongyi TAO (Faculty of Law, the University of Hong Kong), Success and Sustainability of Free Access to Law: A Case Study on HKLII (paper) (presentation)
15:10 – 15:30 Amy SHEE (Taiwan Legal Information Institute) & Yoshiharu Matsuura (Japan Legal Information Institute), LawPack –– Koala’s Gift for Comparative Law in Context (paper) (presentation)
15:30 – 15:40 Q & A
15:40 – 16:00 Tea break
  Session 2D
16:00 – 16:20 Ahti SAARENPÄÄ (Institute for Law and Informatics, University of Lapland, Finland), The Network Society and Legal Information (paper) (presentation)
16:20 – 16:40 Tommaso AGNOLONI (Institute of Legal Information Theory and Techniques, National Research Council (ITTIG-CNR) Italy), Opening Public Data: a path towards innovative legal services (paper) (presentation)
16:40 – 17:00 Daniel POULIN (Legal Information Research Chair, University of Montreal) & Pierre-Yves Régnier (agent de recherche, Legal Information Chair, University of Montreal), Illustrated Judgments (paper)
17:00 – 17:10 Q & A
17:10 – 18:30 Farewell cocktail

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