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2017 CSUSA Annual Meeting Agenda

2017 Annual Meeting Agenda

All panels and events take place at the DoubleTree by Hilton Philadelphia Center City, unless otherwise noted. We hope you can join us!  Click here to return to the main page >>


  Sunday, June 4

TIME EVENT LOCATION
12:00 - 2:00 PM
International Chapter Luncheon
(Separate Ticket Required - Add to Registration at Checkout)


The CSUSA International Chapter Luncheon has become a highlight of the Midwinter and Annual Meetings. Previous luncheons have featured distinguished speakers like Prof. Silke von Lewinski, Michelle Woods of WIPO, CSUSA Past President Eric Schwartz, and many more. Don’t miss out: register today and watch this space for more information about this year’s topic and speakers!

 DoubleTree
2:00 - 6:00 PM Registration Desk Open
2:00 - 4:00 PM
CSUSA Executive Committee Board Meeting

5:00 - 6:00 PM CSUSA Trustee Board Meeting  
6:30 - 7:00 PM

First-Time Attendee Reception

New to the Copyright Society? Join other newcomers and CSUSA hosts at this pre-reception gathering.

 
7:00 - 8:00 PM

Welcome Reception

Join us as we kick off the 2017 Meeting!  Cocktails and hors d'oeuvres will be served, and guest tickets are available.

 8:00 PM Dinner on Your Own  


  Monday, June 5
   
8:00 - 9:00 AM
Continental Breakfast

9:15 AM
Welcome
Nancy Wolff, CSUSA President


9:30 - 10:30 AM

Session 1
View from the U.S. Copyright Office
Karyn Temple Claggett, Acting Register of Copyrights


10:30 - 10:50 AM
Coffee Break
10:50 AM - 12:20 PM

Session 2
Annual Round-Up of Cases

Bob Clarida, Reitler Kailas & Rosenblatt LLC

Tom Kjellberg, Cowan, Liebowitz & Latman, P.C.

 

12:20 - 12:30 PM Break  
12:30 - 1:30 PM

Session 3
Sound + Vision: Challenges in Evaluating Substantial Similarity of Musical Works


1:30 - 2:30 PM

Lunch & CSUSA Members Meeting


2:30 PM

Free Time - Optional Activities Below!

3:00 - 6:00 PM

Copyright Classic XXXIII
(Separate Ticket Required - Add to Registration at Checkout)

Join us for the 33rd annual Copyright Classic softball game, as Team Slotnick and Team Salvo vie for the 2017 Champion Title!  All are welcome to play or cheer from the sidelines.

Players: Meet in the Lobby at 2:50 PM for shuttle to the field. Return transportation will be provided.

 

 Field TBA
3:00 - 6:00 PM

31st Annual Kate McKay Tennis Tournament
(Separate Ticket Required - Add to Registration at Checkout)

Join CSUSA member and guest players at our annual tennis tournament. This year's match will take place at the Germantown Cricket Club. All our welcome!

Players: Meet in the Lobby at 2:50 PM for shuttle to the match. Return transportation will be provided.

 

Germantown Cricket Club
411 West Manheim Street
Philadelphia, PA 19144
3:00 - 5:00 PM

Mural Arts Trolley Tour
(Separate Ticket Required - Add to Registration at Checkout)

Travel through the heart of downtown on this private tour and explore the city's most iconic murals–from Spring Garden to Chinatown, along the Avenue of the Arts, and around City Hall. As the trolley weaves through the streets of Philadelphia, experience firsthand how art ignites change. 

Ticket Holders: Meet in the Lobby at 3:00 PM. Trolley will pick up and return passengers to the DoubleTree.


Family Interrupted by Eric Okdeh. Photo by Steve Weinik.


 
3:00 - 5:00 PM

Center City Architecture & Markets Walking Tour
(Separate Ticket Required - Add to Registration at Checkout)

Ticket Holders: Meet in the Lobby at 3:00 PM. Guides will pick up and return the group to the DoubleTree Hotel.

 

 
7:00 - 10:00 PM

Cocktail Reception & Dinner

Join us for an evening of cocktails, mingling, dinner and our annual awards presentation across from the hotel at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts

Dinner is included in the registration fee.
To Purchase Guest Tickets:
Select Guest Reception 6/5 when registering.

The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts


  Tuesday, June 6
     
8:00 - 9:00 AM
Continental Breakfast


8:00 - 9:00 AM
CSUSA Editorial Board Meeting


9:15 AM Opening Remarks
Nancy Wolff, CSUSA President


9:30 - 10:30 AM

Session 1
Trouble on the Horizon: Copyright Pirates' New Strategies


10:30 - 10:50 AM

Coffee Break



10:50 - 11:50 AM

Session 2
The 411 About Internet of Things (IoT) Data


11:50 AM - 12:00 PM

Break


12:00 - 1:00 PM

Session 3
Sis boom bah? Should Makers of Useful Articles Be Cheering
About Star Athletica?


 
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