Peggy Valcke, a leading European media law specialist, will discuss the convergence of television and the Internet and the regulatory challenges this convergence is creating. The talk will take place at the University of Hong Kong on Monday, April 2.
The integration of the Internet and TV – such as social TV guides based on what your friends or people you admire are watching and recommending – is on the rise. Internet TV and the delivery of multimedia content to the home via the internet are becoming increasingly common. Valcke will discuss what this convergence means for the legal and regulatory frameworks for audiovisual media.
About the Speaker
Peggy Valcke is an expert on media and communications law. She is a research professor at the Catholic University of Leuven, in Belgium, where she currently heads the Interdisciplinary Centre for Law and ICT. She also teaches media law at the University of Brussels and at the Florence School of Regulation. She was recently appointed a member of the newly created Centre for Media Freedom and Pluralism at the European University Institute’s Robert Schumann Centre in Italy. She is a member of the Flemish Regulator for the Media.
This talk is a joint presentation of the JMSC and the Law and Technology Centre, Faculty of Law, the University of Hong Kong. It is part of the JMSC Media Research Seminar Series.
Date: Monday, April 2, 2012
Venue: Room 102, LG1 Floor, KK Leung Building, HKU
For more information on the JMSC Media research seminar series, visit: http://jmsc.hku.hk/2011/04/media-research-seminars/