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World's Fair Use Day

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Friday, May 4, 2012 at 9:00 AM (EDT)

World's Fair Use Day

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Join Public Knowledge for our third annual World's Fair Use Day (WFUD), a day-long celebration of fair use, creativity, and remix culture!

9:00am - 9:30am | Registration

9:30am - 9:45am | Welcoming Remarks

Michael Weinberg, Senior Staff Attorney and Innovation Evangelist, Public Knowledge

9:45am - 10:45am | Journalism & Fair Use

Angela Chuang, Assistant Professor, School of Communication, American University

Ryan Grim, Washington Bureau Chief, Huffington Post

Josh Voorhees, Editor, The Slatest

Moderated by: Joe Torres, Senior External Affairs Director, Free Press

11:00am - 12:00pm | Keynote: Robert Pinsky

Robert Pinsky, poet and former Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress, spearheaded the Favorite Poem Project, to which thousands of Americans have submitted readings (both video and audio) of their favorite poems.

12:00pm - 1:00pm | Lunch

1:00pm - 2:00pm | Fashion & Copyright

Nora Abousteit, Co-Founder, BurdaStyle

Ilse Metchek, President, California Fashion Association

Moderated by: Marissa Gluck, Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Radar, USC

2:00pm - 2:30pm | Coffee break

2:30pm - 3:30pm | Poetry & Fair Use

David Fenza, Executive Director, Association of Writer's & Writing Programs

Peter Jaszi, Professor of Law, Faculty Director of the Glushko-Samuelson Intellectual Property Clinic, American University

Casey Smith, Assistant Professor of Arts & Humanities, Corcoran College of Art + Design

Susan Tischy, Author, Professor, The Graduate Writing Program, George Mason University

Moderated by: Sherwin Siy, Deputy Legal Director, Public Knowledge

3:30pm - 4:00pm | Keynote: Kirby Ferguson

Kirby Ferguson is the producer of the four-part series Everything is a Remix.

4:00pm - 4:30pm | Closing Remarks

Gigi B. Sohn, President & CEO, Public Knowledge

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The Pew Charitable Trusts Conference Center
901 E Street, NW
Washington, DC 20004

Friday, May 4, 2012 at 9:00 AM (EDT)

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Founded in 2001, Public Knowledge is a Washington, D.C.-based public interest group working to defend citizens' rights in the emerging digital culture.

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