The 13th international Human Rights Researchers' Workshop, January 8-9, 2018

Conference Organizers:
Shelly Kreiczer-Levy & Ronit Donyets-Kedar, College of Law & Business
Previous Workshops:

Monday, Jan. 8, 2018
8:45 Gathering and refreshments

9:15 Greetings: Yaad Rotem, Dean, Faculty of Law, The College of Law and Business
Workshop organizers: Shelly Kreiczer-Levy & Ronit Donyets-Kedar, College of Law & Business


Tuesday, Jan 9, 2018

9:00 Gathering and refreshments
Panel I: The Sharing Economy: Problems and Concerns
9:30 – 11:00
Panel IV: Discrimination in the Sharing Economy
09:30 – 11:00

Yifat Solel
University of Haifa ; the Cooperatives Alliance for Social Economic and Environmental Justice

What If Uber were a Cooperative?

Naomi Schoenbaum
George Washington University

The Market's Response to Discrimination in the Sharing Economy
Avital Margalit
Sapir Academic College
Commentator Shelly Kreiczer-Levy
College of Law & Business
Diane Ring
Boston College, School of Law

Silos and First Movers in the Sharing Economy Worker Classification Debates

Arianne Renan Barzilay
University of Haifa

Discrimination without Discriminating?
Tsilly Dagan
Bar Ilan University

Tamar Kricheli-Katz
Tel Aviv University

Coffee 11:00 11:30 Coffee 11:00 11:30

Panel II: Sharing Economy: Public Interests and Human Rights
11:30 – 13:00

Panel V: Sharing Economy and the Urban Environment
11:30 – 13:00

Sofia Ranchordás
University of Groningen

Public Interests, Private Actors: The Role of Online Reviews in the Protection of Public Interests

Christian Iaione
University & LUISS University

Pooling economy and Tech Justice. A Human Rights-based Approach to the Sharing Economy
Ayelet Gordon-Tapiero
Hebrew University

Dorit Garfunkel
Technion - Israel Institute of Technology


Christian Fieseler
BI Norwegian Business School

Trading on the Unknown: The Dilemma of Data's Future Value in the Sharing Economy

Stephanie Stern
Chicago-Kent College of Law

Sharing Economy Alchemy: The Future of Rent Control
Maayan Perel
Netanya Academic College

Shai Stern
Bar Ilan University

Lunch 13:00 14:00 Lunch 13:00 14:00
Panel III: Crowdfunding
14:00 – 15:30
Panel VI: Sharing Economy: Obligations and Competition
14:00 – 15:30

Roei Davidson
University of Haifa

The role of platforms in fulfilling the egalitarian potential of crowdfunding

Michal Gal
University of Haifa

Sharing Economy: Harnessing and Reigning the Power of the Crowd

Ilan Talmud
University of Haifa


Iris Soroker
Heth Center for Research of Competition and Regulation


Adi Ayal
Bar Ilan University

The tri-matrix evolution of Crowdfunding: debt vs. equity, start-up vs. established businesses, complements vs. substitutes to retail banking

Dan Marom
Hebrew University