2022 ABC Copyright Schedule

Note: As of April 25th, 2022 the Planning Committee has made the decision to move the conference to a virtual format due to the ongoing pandemic. Stay tuned for an update schedule!

Wednesday May 25th 2022

Time (EDT)Session/Event
12:30pm

1:00 pm
Opening Remarks
1:00 pm

2:00 pm
KEYNOTE
Cory Doctorow
2:00 pm

2:15 pm
Break
2:15 pm

3:15 pm
KEYNOTE
The York University/Access Copyright case: Reflections and What Lies Ahead
Howard Knopf & Ariel Katz
3:15 pm

3:30 pm
Break
3:30 pm

4:30 pm
SESSION #1
Approaches to Controlled Digital Lending of Monographs at Canadian University Libraries
Ann Smith (Acadia University)
3:30 pm

4:30 pm
SESSION #2
Cultivating Copyright Custodians for the Digital Age: Law, Libraries and the Public Interest in Lending
Mark Swartz (Queens University) & Bita Amani (Queens University)

Thursday May 26th 2022

Time (EDT) Session/Event
8:30 am

9:45 am
Breakfast & Catch Up / Online Coffee
10:00 am

11:00 am
Weldon Library Renovation Tour
11:00 am

12:00pm
KEYNOTE

John Oswald
12:00 pm

1:00 pm
Lunch
1:00 pm

2:00 pm
SESSION #1
Controlled Digital Lending: Next Steps for the Canadian Library Community
Christina Winter (University of Regina) & Mark Swartz (Queens University)
1:00 pm

2:00 pm
SESSION #2
Reading poetry and its paratexts for evidence of fair dealing [
Mark A. McCutcheon (Athabasca University)
2:00 pm

2:15 pm
Break
2:15 pm

3:15 pm
SESSION #1
License to View: Copyright & Films in the Age of Covid at a Canadian University
Amy Lorencz (St. Mary’s University)
2:15 pm

3:15 pm
SESSION #2
Diverse National Copyright Frameworks of the Marrakesh Treaty Impede Access
Victoria Owen
3:30 pm

4:30 pm
SESSION #1
Before, During & After the Pandemic: Challenges in Accessing & Using Media in Academic Settings
Kate Langrell (University of Saskatchewan) & Rumi Graham
3:30 pm

4:30 pm
SESSION #2
Alternative Teaching Methods for Copyright Literacy
Taylor Stevens (Mount Royal University)
5:30 pm Dinner

Friday May 27th 2022

Time (EDT) Session/Event
8:30 am

9:30 am
Continental Breakfast / Online Coffee Morning
9:30 am

10:30am
SESSION #1
Copyright in a time of transition
Jane Secker (University of London) & Chris Morrison (University of Oxford)
9:30 am

10:30am
SESSION #2
CFLA Copyright Committee Annual Update
Victoria Owen (University of Toronto), Alexandra Kohn (McGill University), & Brianne Selman (University of Winnipeg)
10:30 am

10:45 am
Break
10:45 am

11:45 pm
KEYNOTE
Hachette v. Internet Archive: What it could mean for the future of libraries?
Lila Bailey (Internet Archive), Peter Routhier (Internet Archive), Andrea Mills (Internet Archive Canada) & Kyle Courtney (Library Futures)
12:00 pm

1:00 pm
Lunch
1:15 pm

2:15 pm
SESSION #1
Why the fair dealing chill? A look back at fair dealing’s misunderstood past.
Heather Martin (University of Guelph) & Meera Nair
1:15 pm

2:15 pm
SESSION #2
Equitable Access is the Future of Libraries: A Facilitated Discussion with Library Futures
Jennie Rose Halperin (Library Futures)
2:15 pmClosing Remarks