Copyright Futures Conference 

Australian copyright law is now going through the most wide-ranging and substantial process of reform and review since the 1960s. This conference examined the directions and implications of change. It covered major issues such as proposed new legislation, digital communications, moral rights, competition policy, and the simplification of copyright law.

Speakers and topics:
Warwick Rothnie
, Partner, Mallesons Stephen Jaques, Protecting Databases
Assoc Prof Andrew Christie, Law School, University of Melbourne, The Simplification of Copyright Subject Matter and Rights
Kylie Browne, Intellectual Property Branch, Dept of Communications, Information Technology and the Arts, The Tension in Copyright Reform
Helen Daniels, Attorney-General's Dept, Moral Rights are Part of our Copyright Future
Annabelle Herd, National Library of Australia, Please Enter Your Credit Card Details Now: The Future of Access to Information in a Digital Age
Prof James Lahore, Special Counsel, Mallesons Stephen Jaques and Professor of Law, University of Melbourne, Exceptions to Copyright and Fair Dealing: The European Perspective
Simon Lake, Chief Executive, Screenrights, Is There a Future for the User-pays Principle in Copyright?
Prof Sam Ricketson, Monash University, An Appreciation of the CLRC's Exceptions Report