Copyright and libraries: why it is important to stay informed, 1st session in Portuguese


2014 Webinar Series for Latin America and the Caribbean


10 November 2014




Participate in an online series of five sessions (in Portuguese and in Spanish) lead by copyright experts presenting an overview of the situation in Latin America and the Caribbean, recent developments and current issues. In addition, we will learn why it is important for librarians to stay informed about these relevant library issues

Session coordinator: Sueli Mara S. P. Ferreira – IFLA LAC; USP
Spanish moderator: María Juliana Soto – Prensa Fundación Karisma, Colombia
Portuguese moderator: José Eduardo Santarem Segundo – Universidad de São Paulo, Brasil

Speaker: Carolina Rossini

Topic: The ABC of copyright, including proposed changes to the LDA and open licenses

Language: Portuguese

About the speaker: Vice President of Strategic and International Rights at Public Knowledge. Experienced in international law, negotiations, transactions, and politics, with a specific focus on the Internet, telecommunications, intellectual property and human rights. Associate at the Global Digital Partners International and member of the X Lab New America Foundation. Member of the Advisory Boards at Alliance for Affordable Internet (associate member), Open Knowledge Foundation, advices both the United Kingdom and Brazil, the Saylor Foundation USA, Institute Educadigital and Cibermetría in Brazil. Previously, Carolina was Project Director at the Institute of Technology Open New America, the International Intellectual Property Director at the Electronic Frontiers (FEP) Foundation, and member of the Berkman Center at Harvard University Foundation. She worked as the Center for Technology and Society Project Coordinator and as a lawyer in ISP Telefonica in Brazil. Carolina graduated from Boston University, Institute of Business, UNICAMP / UNESP and University of São Paulo – USP.

Time: 2 pm (Brasilia, UTC/GMT -2)

ACCESS: Everyone can access the webinars online

Duration: 1 hour, we will dedicate 20 minutes, after the presentations, for questions and answers.

More information

Webinar, Continuing Professional Development and Workplace Learning, Copyright, Latin America and the Caribbean, LAC, Latin America and the Caribbean Section, Copyright, Libraries, NPSIG

Last update: 2 October 2015