Please note that this schedule is subject to change. A finalized schedule will be published in February 2020.

All conference programming will be held in Miami University’s Shriver Center, located at 701 E Spring St, Oxford, OH 45056.

Wednesday, September 23

Time Event Presenters Brief Description
Noon-5:30pm
Registration/Information Table
1pm-4pm
Copyright Boot Camp To Be Announced (TBA) This session will provide attendees with an overview of the basics of U.S. copyright law that all librarians should be familiar with.
1pm-4pm
Case Law Discussion Group TBA Facilitators will lead a 75 minute discussion focused on a recent copyright case.  For anyone interested in participating in the discussion, a set of readings will be shared with the group approximately one month in advance of the conference. Participants are encouraged to bring their own questions to the discussion — please come prepared for an active exchange!
1pm-4pm Additional Preconference Sessions TBA

Thursday, September 24cation

Time
Event
Presenters
Brief Description
8am-5pm
Registration/Information Table
Shriver Center
8am-9am
Breakfast
Shriver Center
9am-10:15am
Becoming a Copyright Librarian
TBA
In this session three panelists will share their stories about taking on responsibilities as copyright librarians.
10:15am-10:30am
Break
Shriver Center
10:30am-11:45am
Offering Copyright Services
TBA
In this session we’ll explore how library staff can identify the copyright needs and concerns of their patrons and develop a service model to help effectively address them.
11::45am-12:45pm
Lunch
12:45pm-1:45pm
Breakout Sessions
TBA
Learn from your colleagues! In these 60 minute sessions presenters will focus on current copyright trends, issues, and initiatives.
1:45pm-2:00pm
Break
2:00pm-3:00pm
Breakout Sessions
TBA
Learn from your colleagues! In these 60 minute sessions presenters will focus on current copyright trends, issues, and initiatives.
3:00pm-3:15pm
Break
3:15pm-4:30pm
Answering Tough Questions: Consultations and Policy Development
TBA
As copyright librarians, we are sometimes asked to be involved with challenging consultations, projects, or policy development. In this session, we’ll identify ways to help efficiently guide our libraries and library patrons through these situations and establish balance between the rights of content creators and those seeking to reuse works.
4:30pm-5:00pm
Open Q&A
TBA
A chance for conference participants to ask questions to a panel of experts.

Friday, September 25cation

Time
Event
Presenters
Brief Description
8:00am-1:00pm
Registration/Information Table
8:00am-9:00am Breakfast
9:00am-10:00am
U.S. Copyright office Update
Chris Weston
In this session, Chris Weston, senior counsel in the Office of Policy and International Affairs of the U.S. Copyright Office, will provide an update on the U.S.C.O.’s work and initiatives.
10:00am-10:15am
Break
10:15am-11:30am
The Future of Copyright Librarianship
TBA
In this session we’ll take a look at lawsuits, legislation, emerging technologies, and other trends and issues that may impact the work we do as copyright librarians in the years to come.
11:30AM-Noon
Open Q&A
TBA
A chance for conference participants to ask questions to a panel of experts.