Roundtable 2016

Indigenous Knowledge: Governance Systems for Data Management and Benefit Sharing

The Roundtable brought together presenters from around the globe and facilitated dialogue and discussion, and information exchange on the topic of governance systems for data management and benefit sharing across the following themes: International Perspectives, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Governance Systems; Designing Governance Structures; and Governance of Databases for the protection of Indigenous Knowledge.

 

The keynote presentation was made by Professor Bradford Morse, Thompson Rivers University on the topic 'Protecting ITK through ITK Owners Direct Involvement in its Governance and Use: The Canadian Experience.'

The Program of the Governance Systems for Data Management and Benefit Sharing Research Roundtable can be downloaded here.

Presentations 

Keynote Presentation

 

Dean and Professor of Law, Bradford W. Morse, Thompson Rivers University (Canada)

'Protecting ITK through ITK Owners Direct Involvement in its Governance and Use: The Canadian Experience' 

International Perspectives 

Associate Professor Susan Corbett, Victoria University (NZ)

'Governance Systems for Access to and Use of Indigenous Knowledge and Culture: a New Zealand Perspective'

Pamela O'Neill, University of Sydney

'Indigenous Knowledge in the British Isles: is a governance system possible for Celtic ITK?'

Jessica C. Lai, Victoria University (NZ)

'Intellectual Property and Maori Advisory Committees: A Step Closer to PIC and ABS?'

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Governance Systems 

Dr Anne Poelina, Madjulla Inc.

'Guardians of the Fitzroy River (Mardoowarra/Martuwarra)'

Simon Munro, University of Newcastle

'Community based Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Governance'

Dr Tran Tran and Dr Mary Anne Jebb, AIATSIS

'Building Indigenous capacity in data governance: the Kiwirrkurra case study'

Erin Wilkins, Muru Mittigar Ltd

'Managing Significant Sites for Significant Outcomes: A Plan for Community to Rehabilitate, Monitor and Joint Manage Aboriginal Sites in Western Sydney and Surrounds.'

Designing Governance Structures

Shalini Bhutani, Legal Researcher and Policy Analyst, and Kanchi Kohli, Kalpavriksh Environmental Action Group 

'Three Tiers, Multiple Layers'

Associate Professor Fiona Martin, University of New South Wales 

'An Analysis of the Characteristics of Charities under Australian law that may be relevant for Indigenous Australians'

Dr Alexandra George, University of New South Wales

'Designing Laws to Protect Indigenous Knowledge: Lessons from Metaphysics'

Sheng Sun and Yanmei Lin, Vermont Law School 

'A New Paradigm of Sovereign Rights in the Context of Access and Benefit Sharing (ABS) of Indigenous Knowledge Associated with Genetic Resources'

Professor Natalie Stoianoff, University of Technology Sydney

'Garuwanga: Forming a Competent Authority to protect Indigenous Knowledge'

Governance of Databases for the protection of Indigenous knowledge 

Dr Virginia Marshall, Triple BL Legal

'Bridging the Cultural Divide: Negotiating methodologies in Indigenous Knowledge Governance Systems and Data Collection'

Associate Professor Daniel Robinson, University of New South Wales 

'Challenges in Bridging Customary Law and State Law for Indigenous Knowledge Protection'

Stephanie von Gavel, Atlas of Living Australia 

'Atlas of Living Australia: Indigenous ecological knowledge and information platforms'

Evana Wright, University of Technology Sydney

'Governance of Traditional Knowledge Databases in India and Peru: Lessons for Australia'

© 2016 Indigenous Knowledge Forum     © 2011 Photography Ann Kurts