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Call for Papers: National Conference on Law in Cyber Space

March 30-31, 2017 | GD GOENKA SCHOOL OF LAW

Background

There has been incredible progress with the passage of time in our society and this has resulted in several inventions. Computer and the internet are the gifts received by the mankind which has led to the development of a space without frontiers known as cyberspace and this technological advancement has given rise to issues in relation to the integrity and security of cyberspace, information, privacy, intellectual property rights, electronic transactions, etc. The usage and application of computers and Internet cover almost every area of our day to day life including education, industries, government, medicine, scientific research, law, entertainment and even in warfare. Thus it can be easily said that the computers play an important role in our day to day life. Like any other development in the science and technology, the developments in cyberspace are also not free from risks as the society has become more and more dependent on information processing and communication. This is because Internet cyberspace being one of the easiest and fastest media to spread information, there are chances of its misuse by deceitful individuals. The cyberspace because of its diversity of information, contents, posts, pictures, opinions, ease approachability and wide reach, pose several dangers to the society. The cyberspace can be abused to attack people based on their actual or perceived race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, disability, disease or political ideology, or to commit fraud financial and otherwise, or to commit certain acts which can cause threat to the government and nation and thereby to seriously harms the peace of the society. Despite the various serious challenges caused by the misuse of cyberspace, surprisingly, there is no comprehensive law to regulate the same. Therefore, it is highly necessary to discuss as to how far the existing laws in India are effective to tackle the various challenges posed by the use and misuse of cyberspace. The Two Day National Conference on Law in Cyberspace’ attempts to examine these various challenges and concerns raised by the use and misuse of cyberspace and its regulatory framework.

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THEME OF CONFERENCE

The conference would focus on the range of subjects related to law in Cyberspace, as detailed below:

Main Theme:

Law in Cyber Space

Sub-Themes:

  • Freedom of Expression in Cyber Space
  • Cyber Crimes
  • Digital Economy and Cyber Infrastructure
  • IPR Issues in Cyber Space
  • Jurisdiction and Investigation of Cyber Crimes
  • Cyber forensics
  • E- Commerce
  • Data Protection and Privacy concerns in Cyberspace
  • Cyber Security
  • Net Neutrality

CALL FOR PAPERS

Research papers are invited from scholars, academicians, researchers, practitioners and students on the above broad themes. The author of selected papers would be given an opportunity to present their papers on the day of the conference.

Guideline for the Submission of the Papers

The abstract should not be more than 350 words and must contain the following details such as Title of the Paper, Name of the Author, University/ Institution/ Organization, Email Address and Mobile Number must be sent to the organizing secretary on or before 26th February, 2017 and the full paper on or before 23rd March, 2017 in the format given below:

  • The full paper should be between 3500 – 4000 words (excluding the footnotes)
  • The main text should be in Times New Roman with font size 12 and spacing of 1.5.
  • All references must be in the form of footnotes. The footnotes should be in Times New Roman, font size 10 with single spacing. The authors should follow ILI standard of citation and referencing available on the link https://www.ili.ac.in/cstyle.pdf
  • Co-authorship is allowed only up to two authors.
  • All entries must be original and unpublished work of the author(s) and should not have been submitted for publication/published elsewhere in any form. Any sort of plagiarism will not be entertained.

IMPORTANT DATES

Submission of Abstract: 26th February, 2017

Notification of Acceptance: 1st March, 2017

Deadline for Full Paper Submission: 23rd March, 2017

Seminar Dates: 30th and 31st March, 2017

SUBMISSION METHOD

Prospective authors are invited to submit the abstract at email ID ruchi.sinha@gdgoenka.ac.in, and a cc marked to lawincyberspace@gmail.com. All full papers after acceptance have to be sent to the same ID.

REGISTRATION FEES

Rs. 1000 to be paid along with the submission of abstracts through NEFT Transfer to the details given below:

NEFT (Fund Transfer):

Name of Beneficiary: G.D. GOENKA UNIVERSITY

Name of Bank: HDFC Bank Ltd

Bank address: Site No. 2, OCF Pocket, Sector- C, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi-110070 India

S.B A/C No: 02731450000270

IFSC Code: HDFC0000273

FAX NO: 0124-3315936

MICR Code: 110240034

e-mail: accountsgdgu@gdgoenka.ac.in

After making a NEFT Transfer, all participant must mail a screen shot of the transaction to the following mail ID: ruchi.sinha@gdgoenka.ac.in and a cc marked to lawincyberspace@gmail.com

All the participants will be provided with the certificate.

TRAVEL AND ACCOMMODATION

  • No TA/DA will be paid. Participants will have to manage their own expenses for travel. However, participants will be provided modest accommodation on Campus on specific request.
  • Request for accommodation shall be mailed to ruchi.sinha@gdgoenka.ac.in on or before 1st March, 2017.
  • Pickup and drop facility will be available from Delhi Airport and Huda City Centre Metro Station (Gurgaon) only. Interested participants must fill the travel form and send it on or before 1st March, 2017.

For further information please contact Ms Ruchi Sinha (Asst. Professor of Law) Organizing Secretary, National Seminar on Law in Cyberspace Mob: 9599856034 | www.gdgoenkauniversity.com

February 22, 2017

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