ILIG International Conference on Copyright: A dialogue between library and information professionals and the publishers
CILIP, 7 Ridgmount Street, London, WC1E 7AE. 24th May 2012; 10.00-16.30
This unique one-day conference will bring together representatives of key national and international organisations from the library and publishing sectors to provide their perspectives and engage participants in discussion and debate against the background of the UK copyright reforms proposed by the Hargreaves Report, the WIPO discussions on exceptions for libraries and archives and European developments concerning out-of-commerce works and the proposed orphan works Directive.
Aimed at library and publishing professionals operating within all fields, this symposium will provide a comprehensive view of the key copyright developments affecting the Library and Publishing Sectors. The conference objective is to broaden understanding and to open and stimulate discussion between major stakeholders within the copyright context.
Key speakers include Stuart Hamilton (IFLA), Gerald Leitner (EBLIDA), Barbara Stratton (LACA) and Keith Webster (Wiley).
Improved understanding of copyright issues relevant to Library and Information Professionals and the Publishing Sector, including:
Comprehensive understanding of what copyright is, including an awareness of relevant copyright legislation and treaties operating at an international and national level
Identification of the key organisations in relation to copyright and understanding of the roles that they play in developing legislation
Appreciation for the current copyright concerns within both the Library and Information and the Publishing Sectors
Recognition of the need for comprehensive copyright legislation relating to all aspects of electronic publishing
Awareness of the importance of collaborative working and clear communication between the Publishing Sector and the Library and Information Profession
Full Programme available online at: www.cilip.org.uk/ilig
Delegate Rates (includes lunch):
ILIG Member £50 + 20% VAT = £60
CILIP Member £65 + 20% VAT = £78
Non-CILIP Member £80 + 20% VAT = £96
Unwaged £25 + 20% VAT = £30
Book your place online at www.tinyurl.com/iligcopyright