[Libs-Or] PNLA Conference Update

Campbell, Dana Dana.Campbell at ci.corvallis.or.us
Fri May 15 14:53:48 PDT 2009

> Hi Everyone,
> There is a detailed schedule of the PNLA Conference taking place in
> Missoula, Montana on August 5-7 available on the PNLA Webpage at
> http://www.pnla.org/events/conference09/Index1.html  
> This conference provides a great opportunity to meet several authors
> from the Big Sky state.  I know I am looking forward to meeting
> children's authors Karma Wilson, Sneed Collard, Dorothy Hinshaw
> Patent, and Jeannette Ingold, all residents of Montana.  
> What's happening on Wednesday, August 5?
> Preconference:  August 5, 2009
> Although it is not posted as yet, the preconference is featuring Tomas
> A. Lipinski, J.D., LL.M.,Ph.D., Professor and M.L.I.S. Program
> Director, School of Information Studies, University of
> Wisconsin--Milwaukee.  
> Preconference I:  	Copyright, Part 1:  Basics, including Fair Use
> and Section 108				9 a.m. -- Noon
> Part 1 includes a review of basic copyright provisions, including
> factors in copyright risk management.  Two important provisions of the
> copyright impacting libraries, archives, and related entities are
> covered (sections 107 and 108) are discussed in detail.  
> Preconference 2:  	Copyright, Part 2:  Advanced, including the
> TEACH Act, DMCA and Licensing		1:30-4:30 p.m.
> Part 2  will build upon the morning presentation.  Those who are
> unfamiliar with copyright or have not participated in a copyright
> presentation with the speaker are strongly urged to attend the morning
> session.  The majority of the presentation relates to digital content.
> The old and new (TEACH Act) rules covering the classroom exemptions
> and the service provider (section 512) and circumvention/trafficking
> (section 1201) provisions of the DMCA are discussed.  The program
> concludes with an introduction and review of licensing terms.  
> Also on Wednesday, August 5:  Noon-5:00  p.m.	Whitewater Rafting
> (ticketed event)
> Lewis & Clark Trail Adventures will pick rafters up at the Holiday
> Inn--Parkside at noon to enjoy an afternoon of scenic, whitewater fun
> floating the Clark Fork River through the spectacular Alberton Gorge.
> Meanwhile, the PNLA Board will be meeting from Noon-5:00 p.m..
> (Bummer!)
> 6:30--9:30 p.m.	PNLA President's and Past President's Reception
> Keynote, Dr. Tomas Lipinski, will present "Leadership in a time of
> change: Will access and use of protected content survive the next 100
> years?"
> Hors d'oeuvres and a no-host bar will be provided.  This reception is
> sponsored by the PNLA Intellectual Freedom Committee.
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