This Wednesday – Copyright and the New Economy

chase jarvis - copyright is complexI want my work to be protected and used only when I want and how I want. But I also want it to be consumable in the new media. Confused like the rest of us?

If you make art for a living or are interested in the rapidly evolving rights for people who create stuff–and especially if you live in/around NYC–then point yourself at this FREE day-long symposium brought to you by the fine folks at ASMP. It’s on WEDNESDAY of this week. I’ll be presenting, talking about my personal experiences in the legal system as well as with the new media. But perhaps certainly more useful, there will be a panel and I’ll be lucky enough to be seated alongside the esteemed Harvard Law professor/founder of the Creative Commons, Lawrence Lessig, plus a whole bunch of other talented and smart people above my pay grade and moral standing.

Wednesday, April 21, 2010. TimesCenter, 242 West 41st St. New York, NY 10018

It’s FREE. Register here to attend. Schedule details and a list of my co-panelists after the jump

Morning Session – 9:30 AM to noon
9:00 am Doors open
9:30 am Welcome — Eugene Mopsik, ASMP Executive Director
9:45 am- 10:30 am Overview of Copyright Law — Victor Perlman, ASMP General Counsel
10:45 am – 11:30 am Storytelling in the Digital Age — Brian Storm, President of Media Storm

Lunch Break

Afternoon Session – 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM.
1:00 pm Introductory Remarks — Richard Kelly, ASMP President
1:15 pm- 4:00 pm Panel on Issues & Trends — Jay Kinghorn, photographer & Moderator; with Panelists Lawrence Lessig, Harvard Law School Professor & Founder, Creative Commons; Jeff Sedlik, Founder & CEO of the PLUS Coalition; Chase Jarvis, photographer; David Carson, U.S. Copyright Office General Counsel; Liz Ordoñez, photographer; and Darrell Perry, former Director of Photography, Wall Street Journal.

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