[A2k] InfoSoc @10 Conference, Brussels, 13 January 2012

Hugenholtz, P.B. P.B.Hugenholtz at uva.nl
Wed Dec 21 05:24:39 PST 2011

Earlier this year Directive 2001/29/EC, also known as the 'Copyright' or 'Infosoc' Directive, turned 10. To mark this belated birthday, the CRIDS (University of Namur) and IViR (University of Amsterdam) are jointly organizing a conference at the European Parliament in Brussels - on Friday, January 13, 2012.

The overall objective of the event is to assess the achievements of the Directive and to discuss possible next steps.. Has the Directive been a success? What is still missing to foster a thriving European market for cultural products and an inclusive knowledge society?
Speakers include: Maria Martin-Pratt (Head of Copyright Unit, EC DG Market), Prof. Lionel Bently, Prof. Séverine Dusollier, Prof. Christophe Geiger, Dr. Lucie Guibault, Prof. Bernt Hugenholtz, Prof. Justin Hughes and Prof. Martin Senftleben.
See the conference programme and announcement at http://www.ivir.nl/news/CRIDS-IViR%20conference%202012.html. Registration is now open on the website of the CRIDS, http://www.crids.eu/formations/juritic/inscription.
For students: 50 EUR (upon presentation of student card)
For academics, researchers and trainee lawyers: 120 EUR
For others: 170 EUR
25 % reduction for at least 3 registrations from the same organization.

After registration online, you will receive a confirmation email and practical information relating to this event (access map, security arrangements, documentation).

Deadline for registration is January 4, 2012. Note:  for security reasons no registrations can be accepted after the deadline.

Bernt Hugenholtz

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