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European Conference on
Legal Aspects of ICT Application
in Project-Based Business

Loughborough, UK, 3-4 October 2002

Organised by Loughborough University
and the eLEGAL Project
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The eLEGAL 2002 European Conference on Legal Aspects of ICT Application in Project-Based Business was held in response to the increased awareness of legal issues related to the provision and use of Information and Communication Technologies in project-based businesses.

It was the second international event to raise awareness of 'eLEGAL' issues is part of the EC funded eLEGAL European research project (IST-1999-20570). The conference sought to review:

  • developments in the field of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) applications and their inherent legal issues;
  • ICT-related law (national and international regulatory frameworks affecting ICTs); and
  • current and future industry practices protecting authors, owners, distributors of electronic project information - and the clients of these project-based businesses.
  • The conference included refereed papers from authors working in different areas of ICT-related legal issues, from several European countries, with subjects including legally valid email and digital signatures, e-contracting, legal aspects of ICT implementation, XML, and many others.

    Conference Committees

    Conference Chair
    Dr. Tarek Hassan, Loughborough University

    Organising Committee, Loughborough
    Chris Carter, Mark Shelbourn, Tarek Hassan, Andrew Baldwin

    Scientific Committee
    Mark Aldrich, Browne Jacobson, UK
    Sue Langley, CITE, UK
    Andrew Baldwin, Loughborough Uni., UK
    Mauro Mangini, Geodeco, It
    Chris Carter, Loughborough Uni., UK
    Michael Merz, Ponton Consulting GmbH, De
    Thanassis Chrissafis, European Commission
    Eduard Ott, Ott - Lawyer and Engineer, De
    Laura Edgar, QMW, UK
    Jari Puttonen, Fortum, Fi
    Andreas Fersch, SEIB-ITC, De
    Kai Rantanen, Enterprise Net Finland Oy, Fi
    Fikry Garas, Garas Consulting, UK
    Roy Rantanen, Enterprise Net Finland Oy, Fi
    Matti Hannus, VTT, FI
    Roberto Santoro, CE Consulting, It
    Tarek Hassan, Loughborough University, UK
    Clive Seddon, Masons Solicitors, UK
    Peter Hornung, SEIB-ITC, De
    Mark Shelbourn, Loughborough Uni., UK
    Vesa Hurskainen, Fortum, Fi
    Mirek Skibniewski, Purdue University, USA
    Juha Hyvärinen, VTT, Fi
    Santa Tramontana, MDS Systems, USA
    Hannele Ihonen, European Commission
    Ed White, Masons Solicitors, UK
    Abdul Samad Kazi, VTT, Fi

    eLEGAL at e2001
    eBusiness and eWork Conference, Venice, Italy, 17-19 Oct 2001. Parallel session on legal / contractual issues.

    eLEGAL at ICE2001
    International workshop on legal aspects in Virtual Enterprises. Joint event with ALIVE (workgroup on Advanced Legal Issues in Virtual Enterprise). Organised in connection with: ICE 2001 - 7th International Conference on Concurrent Enterprising: "Engineering the Knowledge Economy through Co-operation", Bremen, Germany, 27-29 June 2001. Photos:
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    DTI, Department of Trade and Industry. Step by Step Guide to success in the Framework Programmes, 24 May 2001.
    PDF 52kB Conference presentation and eLEGAL case study leaflet (52kB).

    CITE Legal and Security Issues Project Group, eLEGAL presentation, 17 May 2001