organize the project's activities. As a first step, CSTB hosted a small workshop in November 1992. Prominent researchers and policy analysts were invited to air their views in a roundtable discussion on a variety of questions concerning rights and responsibilities in networked communities.

The present strategic forum builds on the November workshop discussions and expands the dialogue to a wider community. To achieve this broader discussion, forum panelists and moderators will explore several scenarios that illustrate the kinds of questions, issues, and choices that must be made in operating, managing, and setting policies for networked communities. The scenarios for panel discussions are described at the end of this program.


Thursday, February 18, 1993

5:00 p.m.

Registration and Reception



7:00 p.m.

Welcome to the Academy by Philip M. Smith, Executive Officer  

Keynote Speech by Congressman Edward Markey, Chair, House Subcommittee on Telecommunications and Finance

Friday, February 19, 1993

7:30 a.m.

Registration and Continental Breakfast


Welcoming Remarks

• Frank Press, National Research Council Chair

• Dorothy Denning (Georgetown University), Forum Chair


Setting the Stage

• Technical Tour Through Cyberspace— Mitchell Kapor (ON Technology)

• The Legal Landscape of Cyberspace— Anne Wells Branscomb (Harvard University)

• The Legislative and Policy Context of Cyberspace— Richard Wiley (Wiley, Rein, and Fielding)



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