Copy/Right(?): A Saturday Symposium

ASIS&T @ Pratt is proud to present Copy/Right(?): A Saturday Symposium, slated to take place on Saturday, May 1, 2010 at 1:00 PM in Room 609 at the Pratt Manhattan Campus (144 West 14th Street on the 6th floor). All are welcome; attendees not affiliated with Pratt must RSVP to asist@pratt.edu by Thursday, April 29 in order to gain security clearance.

Copy/Right(?): A Saturday Symposium seeks to address the influence of copyright, creative commons, and issues of fair use in conjunction with emerging technologies in library and information sciences. This event will bring together the best and brightest in the fields of Copyright Law, Creative Commons, New Media, and Information Policy to discuss how copyright is affecting the field in ways it never has before, and what it all means for the Information Science profession.

Opening Remarks by:
Debbie Rabina: Assistant Professor of Library and Information Science at the Pratt Institute

Presentations and Discussion by:
Nina Paley: Free Culture Activist, Cartoonist, and Creator of Award-Winning Animated Film Sita Sings the Blues
Giovanna Chesler: Filmmaker and Professor of Fair Use in Documentary Film Production at Marymount Manhattan College; Research and Media Scholar for the Center for Social Media at American University
Jason Mazzone: Professor of Law at Brooklyn Law and Author of Copyfraud and Other Abuses of Intellectual Property
Parker Higgins: President, Students for Free Culture (NYU Chapter
Monica Pa: Copyright Lawyer and Presenter of Copyright and Trademark Basics for Artists
Adam Langley: Software Engineer, Google Books

This promises to be an exciting event and we hope to see you there!

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