September 13th, 2017

The Australian Copyright Council and Copyright Society of Australia: 18th Biennial Copyright Law & Practice Symposium

"The Australian Copyright Council, along with the Copyright Society of Australia, are delighted to announce the 18th Biennial Copyright Law and Practice Symposium will be held at Lendlease Darling Quarter Theatre on October 12 & 13, 2017.
Leading speakers from industry, members of the judiciary, legal practitioners, policy-makers, and academics will be engaging with new and pressing challenges in the copyright space

This year’s event offers an unmissable opportunity to hear some enriching insights and connect with a variety of industry professionals

New speakers include:

- Patricia Karvelas, Presenter, ABC Radio National
- The Hon Justice Andrew Greenwood, Federal Court of Australia
- Raani Costelloe, Legal Director, Yahoo7
- Robert Leslie Malezer, Chairperson, Foundation for Aboriginal and Islander Research Action (FAIRA)
- Leonie Holloway, Chief Economist, Bureau of Communications & Arts Research
- Professor Henry Ergas AO, Freelance Columnist, The Australian

Topics such as -
• The (Im)possibility of reconciling Indigenous and Western ‘Intellectual Property’ laws
• The transformative doctrine of fair use
• Copyright enforcement: The new frontier
&
• Politics, Policy and Copyright"

See link for full program and registration details:

http://www.copyright.org.au