Fair Dealing Week 2017 at the U of A: Feb 20-24

Fair dealing allows for the use of works protected by copyright, without the need to seek permission, in certain circumstances.

The University of Alberta’s Copyright Office is hosting three events during Fair Dealing Week 2017, February 20-24. Join us to learn about and discuss how fair dealing affects you.

Panel: Fair Dealing – How Fair is it?
February 21, 10:00am
Three speakers share diverse perspectives on applying fair dealing and on what constitutes fairness in the current Canadian context. Opening Remarks by Gerald Beasley, Vice-Provost and Chief Librarian, University of Alberta

  • Cameron Hutchison, Associate Professor, University of Alberta Faculty of Law
  • Linda Cameron, Director, University of Alberta Press
  • Howard Knopf, Counsel, Macera & Jarzyna, Ottawa
    Moderator: Adrian Sheppard, Director, Copyright Office, University of Alberta

Workshop: Fair Dealing Analysis
February 22, 1:00pm
This workshop offers practical guidance in fair dealing analysis relevant to post-secondary education. Through case studies, participants will explore the range of elements and considerations involved in applying CCH’s six factors.

  • Adrian Sheppard, Director, Copyright Office, University of Alberta
  • Cindy Paul, Copyright Specialist, Copyright Office, University of Alberta

Panel: Where do we go from here? Exploring the boundaries of fair dealing.
February 23, 1:00pm
A panel and conversation that looks ahead to the upcoming Copyright Act review and considers the political, legal and educational atmosphere surrounding fair dealing. How might the post-secondary community promote and support fair dealing for the betterment of all Canadians?

  • Meera Nair, Copyright Officer, NAIT
  • Rumi Graham, University Copyright Advisor, University of Lethbridge
    Moderator: Amanda Wakaruk, Copyright Librarian, Copyright Office, University of Alberta

Register for UofA Fair Dealing Week events at : https://web.library.ualberta.ca/services/copyrightevents/

Poster : 2017 Fair Dealing Week Poster
All events will be held in the Law Centre, North Campus (watch for signage).