[IRTalk] FW: Invitation to Copyright Amendment Bill Panel Discussion - 19 March 2019 in Cape Town (and live streaming)
Dr Leti Kleyn
Leti at assaf.org.za
Tue Mar 12 12:56:58 SAST 2019
See invitation above and email below:
RSVP: RecreateZA at gmail.com<mailto:RecreateZA at gmail.com> or nontandotusi at gmail.com<mailto:nontandotusi at gmail.com> before Friday 15 March 2019.
Live stream: https://youtu.be/x15qRMx4G-g
Denise Nicholson (Mrs), BA HDip Lib(Unisa); LLM(Wits)
Scholarly Communications Librarian - orcid.org/0000-0002-8591-3276
Scholarly Communications & Copyright Services Office
University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg
The Library, Private Bag X1, WITS, 2050, South Africa
Email: Denise.Nicholson at wits.ac.za<mailto:Denise.Nicholson at wits.ac.za>
Tel. No. + 27 11 717-1929 : Mobile: +27 83 4422572 (for urgent calls only)
LibGuides - http://libguides.wits.ac.za/prf.php?account_id=25548
“Information is the currency of democracy.” (Thomas Jefferson (1743–1826)).”
From: Recreate ZA <recreateza at gmail.com<mailto:recreateza at gmail.com>>
Sent: Tuesday, 12 March 2019 10:13 AM
Subject: Invitation to Copyright Amendment Bill Panel Discussion
The Copyright Amendment Bill is now in its final stages before the National Council of the Provinces. Although the Select Committee has applauded the Department of Trade and Industry on its public participation process and its attempt to keep all stakeholders in mind during this process, there has been an upsurge in efforts to prevent the Bill from being passed through the spreading of false information.
In light of the above ReCreate South Africa will be hosting a panel discussion and Q&A on the impact of the South African Copyright Amendment Bill in Cape Town on the 19th March in order to address much of the false information surrounding the Bill and to highlight the benefits of the the Bill and how it will help propel South Africa's copyright law into the digital age.
We would be honoured if you could attend and share this invitation with others who might be interested so that can provide clarity on the Bill for all.
If you can not make it in person but would still like to attend then you can watch it live on YouTube at the link below.
Below are the details of the event:
§ Date: 19 March 2019
§ Time: 17:00 for 17:30
§ Location: 6 Spin Street Restaurant<https://www.6spinstreet.co.za/>, 6 Spin Street, 8001, Cape Town.
§ Live stream: https://youtu.be/x15qRMx4G-g
Please email recreateza at gmail.com<mailto:recreateza at gmail.com> or nontandotusi at gmail.com<mailto:nontandotusi at gmail.com> to RSVP or if you have any questions.
E: recreateza at gmail.com<mailto:recreateza at gmail.com>
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