This month, CCC will be alongside upwards of 5,000 attendees at the Special Libraries Association (SLA)’s annual conference. This premier conference for information professionals will be held in Phoenix from June 16-20.
Featuring more than 100 educational sessions and workshops, SLA will host Peabody Award-winning science reporter Lulu Miller and Moriba Jah, Ph.D., an associate professor of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics at the University of Texas at Austin as this year’s keynote speakers. Sessions and themes will be focused around data management and curation, leadership and metrics, analytics, and assessment.
“Fair Use in the Digital Age: Latest Developments in Digital Copyright Law for Information Professionals”
On Tuesday, June 20 at 1:30 p.m., CCC will host a panel discussion around the latest developments in digital copyright law in the United States. This talk, sponsored by Elsevier and led by Chris Kenneally, will explore recent court decisions addressing digitization and fair use, as well as how U.S. law is currently interpreted and the potential legal ramifications of copyrighted information for libraries and information research institutions.
When you go:
- Session Name: “Fair Use in the Digital Age: Latest Developments in Digital Copyright Law for Information Professionals”
- Date & Time: Tuesday, June 20, 1:30 p.m.
- Speakers: Blane Dessy, Director of National Enterprises at the Library of Congress, and Chris Weston, Counsel for Policy and International Affairs at the U.S. Copyright Office
SLA ’17 Expo Hours:
- Sunday, June 18: 12 – 3:30, 5:30 – 7 p.m.
- Monday, June 19: 10-3:30 p.m.
- Tuesday, June 20: 10 a.m. – 1:45 p.m.
CCC will be at Booth #516. Stop by and say hello!
Can’t attend SLA? Follow the action on Twitter using the hashtag #SLA2017. Connect with SLA and CCC for up-to-the-minute dispatches from the conference.