Early Bird Registration ends today for the 2012 Center for Intellectual Property (CIP) Symposium

by | May 11, 2012 | 0 comments

Early Bird Registration ends May 11 for the CIP 2012 Biennial Symposium June 6-8, 2012 at the Baltimore Convention Center, Baltimore, MD

The Program schedule is available on the CIP website at www.umuc.edu/cip2012

PRESYMPOSIUM SEMINARS—June 6: You will have the choice between 2 workshops offered throughout the day.

Three-hour workshops include:

•Copyright 101 – Nancy Sims, Copyright Program Librarian, University of Minnesota: This interactive session will provide you with some solid foundational knowledge in copyright, as well as help you build confidence in addressing complex copyright issues in ways that will work well for your institution.

•Policy Creation and Revision – Steve McDonald, General Counsel at Rhode Island    Institutional Copyright Policies:  Who, How, What, and Why?…   This practical workshop will focus on the who, how, what, and why of doing so, from both an ownership and a use perspective.

SPEAKERS: We have dynamic speakers and panelists this year.  Keynote

speakers: Lawrence Lessig, Director, Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard University, IP Scholar and author will be the opening keynote on June 6!  Peggy Hoon,  Scholarly Communications Librarian for the University of North Carolina at Charlotte (UNCC) and UMUC’s Intellectual Property and Karyn Temple Claggett, Senior Counsel  for Policy and International Affairs at the US Copyright Office will present keynote addresses on June 7 and 8. Session Speakers:  Brandon Butler, Director of Policy Initiatives at the Association of Research Librarians (ARL), Donna Ferullo, Director of University Copyright Office, Purdue University,  Katie Fortney, Librarian, University of California, Santa Cruz, Carla Meyers, Assistant Professor and Access Librarian, University of Colorado-Colorado Spring,  Paul Dobbs, Library Director, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Anne Gilliland, Assistant Professor, Department of Library & IS, UCLA, Martin Brennan, Copyright and Licensing Librarian, University of Illinois at Champaign/Urbana,  Joan Cheverie, Policy Specialist, EDUCAUSE, and Stephen, Marvin, Campus Copyright Coordinator, West Chester University FH Green Library.

Check out the schedule and bios of the speakers and co-presenters and panelists on www.umuc.edu/cip2012.

Special student rates available!

CAREER FAIR: We still have some employer spaces available for the symposium career fair.   Please register for the Career Fair www.umuc.edu/cip2012 or contact Camille Walker at (240) 684-2964.


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