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Dr Kamau Maina - Conference presentations

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

2010

  • Maina, C. K. (2010). Power structures in the traditional knowledge protection debate: A critical analysis of the forums. The 2nd International Conference on Information Capital, Property, and Ethics, Tampa, FL, U.S.A., October 20-22, 2010.

2008

  • Maina, C. K. (2008). Engaging knowledge holders in the traditional knowledge (TK) protection debate. In Conference of the Association for Library and Information Science Education (ALISE), Philadelphia, PA, U.S.A., January 8-11, 2008.

2005

  • Maina, C. K. (2005). Negotiating information poverty: The impact of the TRIPs Agreement on information access and flow in developing countries. In Paradoxes of citizenship: Environments, exclusions, equity. Conference of the Canadian Association for the Study of International Development (CASID), London, ON, Canada, June 2-4, 2005.
  • Maina, C. K. (2005). What patents tell: Limitations of patent-based indicators of economic growth. In Enlarging the Canadian Intellectual Property Academy Conference. London, ON, Canada, January 20-22, 2005.

2004

  • Maina, C. K. (2004). Just-in-case or just-in-time library services: The option and usage valuation of libraries and information services. In H. Julien, & S. Thompson (Eds.), Access to information: Technologies, skills, and socio-political context.  Conference of the Canadian Association for Information Science (CAIS), Winnipeg, MB, Canada, June 2-4, 2004. Available at http://www.cais-acsi.ca/proceedings/2004/maina_2004.pdf

2003

  • Maina, C. K. (2003). Valuing information in an information age: The price model and the emerging information divide among individuals, societies, and nations. In W. C. Peekhaus, & L. F. Spiteri (Eds.), Bridging the digital divide: Equalizing access to information and communication Technologies. Conference of the Canadian Association for Information Science (CAIS), Halifax, N.S., Canada, May 30-June 1, 2003 (pp. 197-212).

INVITED TALKS

  • Maina, C. K. (2010). The political economy and economics of intellectual property. In Perspectives on Library and Information Science Seminar, 12th October 2010. Faculty of Information and Media Studies, University of Western Ontario, London, ON. Canada.

2007

  • Maina, C. K. (2007). Economics of information & intellectual property. In Perspectives on Library and Information Science Seminar 20th January 2007. Faculty of Information and Media Studies, University of Western Ontario, London, ON. Canada.

2005

  • Maina, C. K. (2005). Traditional knowledge protection in international law. In International Protection of Intellectual Property Seminar, 15th March 2005. Faculty of Law, University of Western Ontario, London, ON. Canada.