Wednesday, September 25cation

 

Time
Event
Description
Presenters
8am-4:30pm
 Registration
9am-Noon
Preconference Sessions
Noon-1:30pm
Grab & Go Lunch
12:30pm-1:15pm
Poster Session
12:30pm-1:15pm
Library/Archives Tour
1:30pm-1:45pm
Welcome
1:45-3pm
How’d we get here? The Evolution of Copyright Law
In the past 30 years we’ve seen some signification copyright legislation passed by Congress. In this session, we’ll review the legislation that has most greatly impacted libraries and educational institutions, with a special emphasis on the recently passed Music Modernization Act and Marrakesh Treaty Implementation Act.
3pm-3:15pm
Break
3:15pm-4:30pm
Orders from the Courts?
In this conference session, we’ll explore the evaluation of US copyright law as interpreted by the courts, and how this impacts the work we do as librarians and educators.

 

Thursday, September 26

Time Event Description Presenters
8am-9am Registration
9am-10:15am
Breakout Session I
10:15am-10:30am
Break
10:30am-11:45am
Breakout Session II
12:15pm-1:15pm
Lunch & Learn A buffet lunch accompanied by a lecture by a representative of the US Copyright Office.
1:15pm-2:30pm
Policy Making & Interpretation How do we develop and implement copyright policies that help guide users in understanding their rights and responsibilities under the law?
2:45pm-4pm
Advocacy How do we help promote knowledge of US copyright law among our patrons and serve as advocates within our profession when changes to the law are being considered?
4pm-4:30pm
Next Steps In this wrap-up session, we’ll discuss how we can take the information shared to the conference back to our institutions to improve the ways in which we address copyright issues.