First Speakers Announced for ADA Forum 2015

Where to for copyright in 2015?  

With a plethora of recommendations and reviews outstanding, the Attorney-General’s commitment to an overhaul of the Copyright Act 1968 is well timed.  The ADA forum kicks off the year exploring many of the current legal gaps and innovative solutions in the world of copyright.  From the challenges of making WWI materials accessible to regional areas through to digital publishing and open licencing, the ADA Forum remains the premier user-focused event discussing the changing copyright landscape in Australia.

Early bird prices available until 20 Jan 2015!

Speakers include:

  • Maryanne Diamond AO (Immediate Past President World Blind Union, GM Advocacy and Engagement Vision Australia)
  • Professor Jill McKeough (Dean UTS Law School, former Australian Law Reform Commissioner)
  • Dr Lucy Montgomery (Deputy Director, Knowledge Unlatched and Principal Research Fellow, Curtin University)
  • Laurie Patton (CEO, Internet Society of Australia)
  • Rob Gregory (Partner, Maddocks)
  • Baden Appleyard (National Program Director AusGOAL)
  • Charlotte Harper (Founder Editia Digital Publishing)
  • Scott Bridges (Award winning author and half of @Rudd2000) 
  • Melinda Smith (2014 Prime Minister’s Literature Award winning poet) 
  • Robyn Van Dyk (Acting Head Research Centre, Australian War Memorial) 

Friday February 13 2015, National Library of Australia 

Bookings through trybooking:  Please email info@digital.org.au with any questions