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CILIP Copyright Conference 2019 - Speakers
Aude Charillon

Aude Charillon

Library and Information Officer, Newcastle Libraries

Aude Charillon works as a Library and Information Officer at Newcastle Libraries. She was part of the first cohort of Carnegie Library Lab Partners, which allowed her to develop the project Commons are Forever – encouraging citizens to discover and re-use creative works.

Her current areas of responsibility include the Business & IP Centre Newcastle, open data and digital literacy activities. Since 2016 she has co-organised several cryptoparties at Newcastle City Library and has been exploring ways for Newcastle Libraries to take a more active stance in helping citizens and visitors to protect their privacy online.

Alex Fenlon

Alex Fenlon

Head of Copyright and Licensing, University of Birmingham

Alex has worked in the intellectual property field for over a decade and has been at Birmingham since 2014. His role includes advising the University community on what is permitted under copyright legislation and the various licences adopted by the University to ensure that where ever possible copyright isn’t a barrier to teaching or research activity.

Alex’s is currently engaged in a review of 1000 licences held by the Library in preparation for the opening of the University’s first overseas campus in September 2018.

Patrick Ibbotson

Patrick Ibbotson

Naomi Korn Associates

Patrick is currently Project Manager for Naomi Korn Associates. He previously worked at the Museum of London managing sponsorships, partnerships and consultancy services and also at The Big Give, an online giving platform founded by Sir Alec Reed.

Patrick attended Leeds University where he studied English Literature and Philosophy and Lille University where he spent a year with the Erasmus programme. He is a keen film fan and produced documentaries during his time at university, one of which won a 02 Media Award. Patrick is Prince 2 Practitioner level qualified and is currently the Secretary of the UK Libraries and Archives Copyright Alliance.

Claire Kidwell

Claire Kidwell

Head Librarian, Jerwood Library of the Performing Arts, Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance

Claire read music at Oxford University, then librarianship at UCL. She worked at Christ Church, Oxford and the British Library before moving to Trinity Laban in 2003.

She is heavily involved in the International Association of Music Libraries (IAML) serving on the UK & Ireland Executive Committee since 2007 and as Chair of the Trade and Copyright Committee since 2013, whom she represents on the Library and Archives Copyright Alliance (LACA). At an international level she has previously been Secretary to the Libraries in Music Teaching Institutions Section of IAML and has since 2014 been Chair of the Copyright Committee.

Naomi Korn

Naomi Korn

Managing Director Naomi Korn Associates

Naomi is one of the cultural heritage and education sectors leading IP and Data Protection experts. Her company, Naomi Korn Associates, has worked for over fifteen years with various clients from across the sector on operational, policy and strategic approaches to these dynamic and vital issues. Naomi was the Chair of LACA (Libraries and Archives Copyright Alliance) leading the reform of the UK’s copyright laws and she has also been proud to support CILIP and its membership as a CILIP Trustee. This is Naomi’s eighth year in developing the successful programme for the CILIP annual Copyright Conference.

Aidan McNeill

Aidan McNeill

Head of Copyright and Licensing, Art UK

Aidan McNeill has been working in copyright for the charitable organisation Art UK (previously known as the Public Catalogue Foundation) for seven years.

The Art UK platform (https://artuk.org) is a digital infrastructure shared by 3,250 public art collection venues across the UK. There are over 38,000 artists represented on the website, of which over half remain in copyright. Aidan is responsible for developing policies and workflows related to digital image rights management for the organisation.

Aidan is also a practising fine art photographer who has exhibited widely, including at The Canadian High Commission in London, Charles Dickens Museum and at Guildhall Art Gallery. Her work has been included in Nature Morte (Thames & Hudson) and in various magazines.

Chris Morrison

Chris Morrison

Copyright, Licensing and Policy Manager, University of Kent

Chris Morrison and Jane Secker will present on copyright developments within the UK higher education sector following the completion of a research project funded by UUK, SCONUL, Jisc and RLUK to understand the value of licences and exceptions to UK universities. In addition they will report on work to build local and national copyright communities of practice and how they can shape common understanding of the law and development of licences and public policy. This will incorporate findings from a recent survey of copyright specialists in UK institutions and a forthcoming membership consultation on the role of the LIS-Copyseek mailing list.

Professor Charles Oppenheim

Professor Charles Oppenheim

Independent Consultant

Charles was until 2009 Professor of Information Science at Loughborough University. Previously he held posts in other academic institutions, and for twelve years worked as a senior manager in the scholarly electronic publishing industry. He is a consultant specialising in intellectual property rights and data protection.

He has received the Jason Farradane Award for services to the information profession, and the Aslib award for lifetime achievement in library and information science. Charles is an Honorary Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals.

Dr Eleonora Rosati

Dr Eleonora Rosati

Associate Professor in Intellectual Property Law, University of Southampton

An Italian-qualified lawyer (avvocato), Dr Eleonora Rosati is a tenured associate professor in IP law at the University of Southampton, an editor of the Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice, and a contributor to well-known IP blog The IPKat. She is the author of numerous contributions in the IP field, including the recent monograph Copyright and the Court of Justice of the European Union (Oxford University Press:2019). Further information about Eleonora is available at www.elawnora.com.

Jane Secker

Jane Secker

Senior Lecturer in Educational Development, City, University of London

Jane Secker is Senior Lecturer in Educational Development at City, University of London which she teaches on the MA in Academic Practice. She was Copyright and Digital Literacy Advisor at LSE for over 15. She is Chair of the CILIP Information Literacy Group and a member of the Universities UK Copyright Negotiation and Advisory Committee. She is also a member of the Copyright Advisory Panel which is a governance group of the UK’s Intellectual Property Office. She is co-author of Copyright and E-learning: a guide for practitioners published by Facet in 2016.

Kate Vasili

Kate Vasili

Copyright Officer, Middlesex University

Kate has worked in copyright for over 20 years and is the Copyright Officer and Digitisation Team Manager for Middlesex University. Her primarily role includes training and advising staff and students in copyright matters including the law, licences, University policies and best practice in using third party materials for all purposes, in addition to maintaining the various Copyright Licences. The digitisation team is responsible for providing copyright compliant, course readings in accessible formats for all students regardless of location or ability.

Kate is also a member of the UUK/ Guild HE Copyright Negotiating and Advisory Committee, involved in negotiating the terms and fees of the major HE Licences.

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