ASAP CONFERENCE 2020 SCHEDULE

ATTENTION: ALL TIMES LISTED ARE EASTERN STANDARD TIME. NEW YORK CITY

NOVEMBER 12TH


8:00 A.M (NY) / 10h (BR)

ZOOM ROOM OPENS

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NOVEMBER 12TH


8:30 a.m. (NY) / 10h30 (BR) – 8:55 a.m. /(NY) 10h55 (BR)

OPENING – DEVOTIONAL

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Chaplain - representing Mackenzie Presbyterian University Church

Thomas Pogge - representing ASAP Global & the Yale Global Justice Program

Clarice Duarte - representing ASAP Brazil and Mackenzie Postgraduate Program in Political and Economic Law

Anat Biletzki - representing Quinnipiac University/Schweitzer Institute

NOVEMBER 12TH


9:00 a.m. (NY) / 11h (BR) – 12:00 p.m. (NY) / 14H (BR)

COVID-19 AND ITS UNEQUAL IMPACTS

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Katharina Pistor (Columbia University):

Law as Unequalizer: On the Distributional Effects of Law in Times of Crisis


Ha-Joon Chang (Cambridge University):

The Impacts of Covid-19 on the Global Economic Order

Gilberto Bercovici (Mackenzie Presbyterian University and University of São Paulo):

COVID-19, Economic Law and the Industrial Health Complex

Moderator: Daniele Botti (Quinnipiac University)

NOVEMBER 12TH


1:30 p.m. (NY) / 15h30 (BR) – 3:10 p.m. (NY) / 17H10 (BR)

PANELS

Room 01   COVID-19 and its Unequal Impacts

Zoom link:  https://zoom.us/j/94476773317

Moderator: Felicitas Holzer (University of Zurich)

1:30 p.m. The Impact of COVID-19 on the Global Fight Against Economic Crime. Dominic Thomas-James, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom

1:50 p.m. Neither Invisible nor Targeted: innovation, human rights and group vulnerability in the COVID-19 context. Sergio Marcos Carvalho de Ávila Negri / Joana de Souza Machado / Carolina Fiorini Ramos Giovanin, Federal University of Juiz de Fora, Brazil

2:10 p.m. Single Line of ICU Beds in Times of Pandemic: the only way to break the necropolitics of economic access to health. Nathalia Penha Cardoso de França, PUC/SP and University of São Paulo, Brazil

2:30 p.m. Impacts of COVID-19 on Brazilian Prisons – potentializing risks, insufficiency in measures adopted and challenges to guaranteeing the fundamental right to the life and health of people deprived of freedom in Brazil. Beatriz de Santana Prates / Thiago Wender Silva Ferreira, Mackenzie Presbyterian University, Brazil)

2:50 p.m. Making the “Invisible” Visible: Systemic exclusion from social protection in Latin America and paths toward a rights-based approach. Yannick Markhof / Luca Lazzarini / João Pedro Bregolin Dytz, International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth IPC-IG, Brazil


Room 02   Social and Economic Vulnerabilities

Zoom link:  https://zoom.us/j/92169174241

Moderator: Clarice Duarte (MacKenzie Presbyterian University)

1:30 p.m. Enhancing Economic Equality through Financial Technology (FinTech) Adoption. Prof. Dr Muhammad Ashfaq / Dr Rashedul Hasan, IUBH University of Applied Sciences, Germany and INTI International University, Malaysia, respectively

1:50 p.m. Digital Economy and BEPS Project: in search of a fair taxation. Lucienne Michelle Treguer Cwikler Szajnbok, Mackenzie Presbyterian University, Brazil

2:10 p.m. The Regulation of Poverty and Social Exclusion Risks during Difficult Times: the controversial Greek GMI story. Gabriel Amitsis / Fotini Marini, University of West Attica, Greece

2:30 p.m. Reputational Risk Events and Social Justice. Patrick O’Sullivan, University College Cork, Ireland

2:50 p.m. Environmental Crises and Vulnerable Peoples in the Anthropocene Epoch. Gerard Maguire, Maynooth University / DSA, Ireland

2:30 p.m.: Reputational Risk Events and Social Justice (Patrick O’Sullivan - Theme: V)

2:50 p.m.: Environmental Crises and Vulnerable Peoples in the Anthropocene Epoch (Gerard Maguire - Theme: E)

NOVEMBER 13TH

9:00 a.m. (NY) / 11h (BR) – 10:00 a.m. (NY) / 12h (BR)

PANELS

Room 01   Environmental Crisis

Zoom link:  https://zoom.us/j/96738714252

Moderator: Jennifer Chestnut (Cape Breton University, Nova Scotia, Canada)

9:00 a.m. Ideonella Sakaiensis, the Bacteria that Eats PET as an Exit Door to Plastic Pollution Laryssa Macedo Braga / Paula Paciullo de Oliveira, Federal University of Juiz de Fora, Brazil

9:20 a.m. Use of Blockchain in Preserving the Environment Fernanda Gonçales, International University Center, Brazil

9:40 a.m. Global Environmental Governance: is soft law a possible instrument towards environmental protection? Valéria Emília de Aquino / Maria Carolina de Melo Santos, Presidente Antônio Carlos University, Brazil

Room 02   Social and Economic Vulnerabilities

Zoom link: 

https://zoom.us/j/96639002727

Moderator: Michal Apollo (University of Krakow)

9:00 a.m. Vulnerabilities Behind Prison Bars: incarceration of people with disability in Brazil as a cascade of human rights violations. André Luiz Pereira Spinieli, São Paulo State University, Brazil

9:20 a.m. Regional Differences in Sex and Origin: on work discrimination in Argentina 2019 Eduardo León Bologna / Pablo Sebastián Gómez / Maximiliano Iglesias, National University of Córdoba, Argentina

9:40 a.m. Citizenship and Basic Income: Budget efficiency. Gianpaolo Poggio Smanio / Márcio Novaes Cavalcanti, Mackenzie Presbyterian University, Brazil

NOVEMBER 13TH

10:00 a.m. (NY) / 12h (BR) – 12:00 a.m. (NY) / 14h (BR)

AMARTYA SEN PRIZE

ZOOM LINK: HTTPS://ZOOM.US/J/93070351235

Host: Tom Cardamone (Global Financial Integrity)


10:10 a.m. (NY) / 12h10 (BSB): Erhieyovw O’Kenny, A Stroke of the Keyboard and Click of the Mouse: An Anatomy of Cyber Frauds as a Growing Component of Illicit Financial Flows. First prize.

10:35 a.m. (NY) / 12h35 (BSB): Roy Cullen, Pulling the Plug on Money Laundering in British Columbia, Canada: Lessons Learned and Actions Required. Second Prize.


10:55 a.m. (NY) / 12h55 (BSB): Philip Mutio (Transparency International Kenya), Illicit Financial Flows and the Extractives Sector on the African Continent: Impacts, Enabling Factors and Proposed Reform Measures. Second Prize.


11:15 a.m. (NY) / 13h15 (BSB): Brian Collins Ocen, When the Hunters Learn to Shoot Without Missing, the Birds Learn to Fly Without Perching. Second Prize.

NOVEMBER 13TH


1:00 p.m. (NY) / 15h (BR) – 4:00 p.m. (NY) / 18h (BR)

ENVIRONMENTAL CRISIS

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Julia Olson

The Right to a Stable Climate: A Decade of Leading Youth Climate Litigation Around the World

Jaap Spier & Bastiaan Kock

Principles on Climate Obligations of Enterprises (Update)

Anna Skowron & Joachim Fünfgelt

Comprehensive National Green-Transformation Plans

Moderator: Liad Neem (Mount Saint Vincent University, Halifax, Canada)

NOVEMBER 14TH - SATURDAY


8:30 a.m. (NY) / 10:30 a.m. (BR) – 9:55 a.m. (NY) / 11:55 a.m. (BR)

SESSION ON THE WORK OF ACADEMICS STAND AGAINST POVERTY

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08:30-08:35    Opening remarks – ASAPs Mission and Work as a Global Imperative 

08:35-08:40    Welcome – Agenda and Aims of the Session

08:40-08:50    Overview Of ASAP

08:50-09:00    An Expanding Family Committed to Eradicating Poverty

09:00-09:05    Launch of ASAP Journal

09:05-09:45    Priority Projects for 2021 - Launch (40 min)

09.45-09:55    Q&A On ASAP

09:55-10:00    Thank You - How to Join and Get Involved

Moderators: Craig Walker / Hélène Vannier

NOVEMBER 14TH

10:00 a.m. (NY) / 12h (BR) – 12:00 p.m. (NY) / 14h (BR)

SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC VULNERABILITIES

ZOOM LINK: HTTPS://ZOOM.US/J/93070351235

Eva Illouz (École des hautes études en sciences sociales, Paris and Hebrew University of Jerusalem)

"Bitter and Sour: the meaning of home during a pandemic"

Moderator: Anat Biletzki (Quinnipiac University)

NOVEMBER 14TH

1:30 p.m. (NY) / 15h30 (BR) – 3:10 p.m. (NY) / 15h10 (BR)

PANELS

Room 01:  Social and Economic Vulnerabilities

Zoom link:  https://zoom.us/j/96967084801

Moderators: Jorge Nunez

1:30 p.m.: Shades of Unemployment in Brazilian Youth: An Analysis of the Social and Economic Vulnerabilities of Young People in Salvador/BA since 2015. Bruna Di Fátima de Alencar Carvalho, Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo and University of São Paulo, Brazil)

1:50 p.m.: Technology Regulation through Decolonial Lens in Brazil. Mariana Canto, University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom and Federal University of Pernambuco, Brazil

2:10 p.m.: Linking National to International Politics: China´s Contribution to the No Poverty and Zero Hunger UN Sustainable Development Goals. Douglas de Castro, Ambra University, USA and Getulio Vargas Foundation, Brazil

2:30 p.m.: Moinho Community Childhood a Context Analysis. Daniela Getlinger / Rodrigo Mindlin Loeb, Mackenzie Presbyterian University, Brazil

2:50 p.m.: Women and Children in Vulnerable Urban Territories: The contingent most affected by climate changes. Ana Gabriela Godinho Lima / Rodrigo Mindlin Loeb, Mackenzie Presbyterian University, Brazil

Room 02   COVID-19 and its Unequal Impacts

Zoom link: 

https://zoom.us/j/91748523706

Moderator: Yasmine Bark (Incentives for Global Health)

1:30 p.m.: “Who in Your Family Must Die for the Progress of the Nation?” - an analysis of brazilian “patriotic” propaganda during the COVID-19 pandemic. Rosanne Bezerra de Araújo / Tito Matias Ferreira Junior, Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil

1:50 p.m.: Governmental Transparency and the Covid-19 Pandemic in Brazil. Nicolas Addor / Flávia Potcker Duque / Cinthia Obladen de Almendra Freitas, Pontifical Catholic University of Paraná, Brazil

2:10 p.m.: COVID-19 and the Aggravation of Social Inequalities for Brazilian Women in the Labor Market: feminization of poverty international trafficking in women. Caroline Lopes Placca / Thaís Duarte Zappelini / Ana Cláudia Ruy Cardia Atchabahian, Mackenzie Presbyterian University, Brazil

2:30 p.m.: Covid-19 and Domestic Violence – Evidence from Rolling Quarantines in Chile. Sonia Bhalotra / Emilia Brito / Damian Clarke / Pilar Larroulet / Francisco Pino, University Essex, UK, and University of Chile, Chile, respectively

NOVEMBER 15TH

10:00 a.m. (NY) / 12h (BR) – 12:00 p.m. (NY) / 14h (BR):

HISTORICAL OPPRESSION, COLONIALISM & RACISM TODAY

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Silvio Luiz de Almeida (Mackenzie Presbyterian University)

Structural Racism


Luis Arce / David Choquehuanca (Bolivia)

Moderator: Rodrigo Salgado (Mackenzie Presbyterian University)

NOVEMBER 15TH

1:30 p.m. (NY) / 15h30 (BR) – 2:50 p.m. (NY) / 16h50 (BR)

PANELS

Room 01   Historical Oppression, Colonialism & Racism today 

Zoom link: https://zoom.us/j/98607079883

Moderator: Christina Dawkins (A4Abolitionist)

1:30 p.m. Human Rights as a Policy for Black Liberation. Letícia Santiago dos Santos, Pontifical Catholic University of Minas Gerais, Brazil

1:50 p.m. Artificial Intelligence, Law and Racism: Criminal Sentencing in Perspective. Ana Clara de Araújo Maia / Mariana de Lemos Campos, University of Lisbon, Portugal

2:10 p.m. Coronavirus, Necropolitics and Socioeconomic Inequalities: the impact of COVID-19 in the peripherical population of São Paulo – Brazil. Arthur Bezerra Júnior / Gianfranco Faggin Mastro Andréa / Wagner Wilson Deiró Gundim, Mackenzie Presbyterian University, Brazil

2:30 p.m. Covid-19 Impacts on Black Immigrant Groups in Rio de Janeiro – Brazil. Luiz Carlos Silva Faria Jr / Natalia Cintra de Oliveira Tavares, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and University of Southampton, UK, respectively


Room 02   COVID-19 and its Unequal Impacts

Zoom link: https://zoom.us/j/94186496651

Moderators: Alessandra Tisi (Global Campus of Human Rights)

1:30 p.m. Enhancing Coverage, Adequacy and Comprehensiveness of Social Assistance Systems in the Global South – COVID-19 as an opportunity. Charlotte Bilo / Anna Carolina Machado / Pedro Arruda, Fabio Veras / Marina Andrade, International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth, IPC-IG, Brazil

1:50 p.m. Afflicted – How the Coronavirus Pandemic Unveiled the Notorious Discrepancies in Brazil’s Education System. Beatriz Fagionato Oliveira / Julia de Cresci Oliveira Matsuda, State University of Londrina, Brazil

2:10 p.m. A New Scenario and the Previous Challenges to Achieve Gender Equality: the impacts of COVID-19 in women’s access to sexual and reproductive rights in Brazil. Marina Bonatto, Pontifical Catholic University of Paraná, Brazil

2:30 p.m. The Systemic Importance of Female Consumer Protection in the Post-COVID Scenario. Juliana Bertholdi / Gustavo Martinelli Tanganelli Gazotto, Pontifical Catholic University of Paraná, Brazil

NOVEMBER 15TH

3:00 p.m. (NY) / 17h (BR) – 4:30 p.m. (NY) / 18h30 (BR)

CLOSING SESSION ON THE WORK OF ACADEMICS STAND AGAINST POVERTY

ZOOM LINK: HTTPS://ZOOM.US/J/93070351235


Showcase of Social Impact Projects 

Video presentation

YouTube Channel and Catalog of projects Launching

Moderator: Clarice Duarte

 

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