Agenda, PPTs & Audio

Orphan Works and Mass Digitization: Obstacles and Opportunities

To be held at the Claremont Hotel, Berkeley CA
April 12-13, 2012

Sessions on Thursday, April 12

8:00 am - 8:30 am Registration & Breakfast

8:30 am – 10:20 am
Session 1:  Who wants to make use of orphan works and why? (Audio)


10:20 am – 10:50 am
 Break

10:50 am – 12:00 pm Session 2:  Who is concerned about broader access to orphans and why?

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm  Lunch

1:00 pm – 1:30 pm David Nelson Memorial Keynote & Lunch - Sponsored by Morrison & Foerster LLP (Audio) (Keynote Text)

1:30 pm – 1:45 pm  Break

1:45 pm – 3:45 pm Session 3:  What is the best approach to addressing the orphan works problem?

3:45 pm – 4:15 pm  Break

4:15 pm – 5:45 pm Session 4:  What role should registries play in averting orphan work problems?What mechanisms will facilitate information sharing about which works are public domain, orphan, or open access?

6:00 pm – 7:30 pm  Reception - Sponsored by Sidley Austin LLP



Sessions on Friday, April 13

8:30 am - 9:00 am Registration & Breakfast

9:00 am – 10:30 am Session 5:  Who wants to do mass digitization and why?

10:30 am – 11:00 am Break

11:00 am – 12:30 pm Session 6:  Should data mining and other non-consumptive uses of in-copyright digital works be permissible, and why?