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Expert Workshop "Copyright fit for the Internet Age: National and International Strategies to support Education and Research"

British Library, London, UK
Friday, 27 May 2011



09.00 - 09.10
Welcome by the Chairperson of the Workshop (Benjamin White – British Library)

09.10 - 09.20
Introduction (Karin Ludewig – ENCES)

09.20 - 09.50
Keynote speech: ENCES and the need for a European-wide general Exception in favour of Science and Education (Rainer Kuhlen, Helsinki)


Session 1 (Chair Ben White)

09.50 - 10.10
The Revision of Copyright Law in the UK (David Prosser, Copyright for Knowledge UK and Research Libraries UK)

10.10 - 10.30
IP issues from the perspective of a research funder (Robert Kiley, Wellcome Library)

10.30 - 10.50
The third Amendment to German Copyright Law – Achievements and Failures (Christoph Bruch, Coalition for Action Copyright for Education and Research Germany)

10.50 - 11.20


11.20 - 11.40
Tea / Coffee Break


Session 2 (Chair Ben White)

11.40 - 12.00
The Revision of Copyright Law in Belgium (François Dubuisson, Centre de Droit International, Université Libre de Bruxelles)

12.00 - 12.20
The Revision of Copyright Law in Ireland (Paul Murphy, Consortium of National & University Libraries Ireland)

12.20 - 12.40
Danish copyright law: extended collective licensing and open access (Stina Teilmann-Lock, Faculty of Law, University of Copenhagen)

12.40 - 13.00


13.00 pm - 14.00


14.00 - 14.30
Keynote speech: Open Information – A Perspective from a National Library (Benjamin White, British Library)


Session 3 (Chair: Rainer Kuhlen)

14.30 - 14.50
Research and Educational Limitations: Causes and Effects of Bad Law-making (Guido Westkamp, Queen Mary Intellectual Property Research Institute)

14.50 - 15.45 pm
Panel Discussion: "Copyright in the information age – is there a need for a general copyright clause in EU legislation?" Ben White, David Prosser, Guido Westkamp, Christoph Bruch; Chair: Rainer Kuhlen


15.45 - 16.15
Tea / Coffee Break


16.00 Tour of the Library


16.15 - 17.00 General Assembly of the ENCES Association


19.30 Dinner in the Brill Restaurant: