Copy/Right(?): A Saturday Symposium

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ASIST @ 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 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

Opening Remarks by:
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

Adam Langley: Software Engineer, Google

There will be a reception following the event with
refreshments kindly donated by Pratt SILS.

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

Erin Anderson
Treasurer, ASIS&T @ Pratt

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