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Subject: DRM TECHNOLOGIES & Higher Education: an online workshop
Date: Tue, 12 Dec 2006 09:45:01 -0500
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DRM TECHNOLOGIES & Higher Education: an online workshop
Are you interested in learning more about digital rights management (DRM) technologies?  Would you like to learn more about the current state-of-the-art in DRM and its applicability to your campus?  Do you have concerns and questions about personal media, your students and your liability? What is the future of DRM?  What about open standards? Do they offer a future for the marketplace?  These and other questions will be reviewed, discussed and considered in the upcoming workshop:
January 22 - February 2, 2007
Bill Rosenblatt, M.S., Founder, GiantSteps Media Technology Strategies 
Kimberly Kelley, M.L.S, Ph.D., Vice Provost and Dean, Academic Resources and Services, University of Maryland University College;  
This workshop is part II of the first DRM workshop held in February, 2006. At the same time, this workshop is standalone; the previous workshop is not a pre-requisite. Join the Center for Intellectual Property as we continue the discussion of DRM technologies and how they impact higher education.

Workshop participants will:
• Review DRM technologies.  – definitions, how it works, and the technology components
• Examine the use of specific DRM technologies by institutions as well as by the owners, publishers, and providers of digital content—and some of the current technologies deployed (e.g., Apple FairPlay; Microsoft Windows Media DRM);
• Examine DRM and copyright law including the special case of libraries (Section 108 of the Copyright Act);
• Gain clarity on fact versus fiction in the realm of personal media and campus life, including P2P file sharing and the TEACH Act for distance learning;
• Examine the future of DRM including law, policy, open standards and cross-industry collaboration
• Share experiences with DRM!
Please see the web site for detailed course objectives:
Early Bird Rates $125   !!!Early Registration Ends January 6, 2007!!!
Regular Rate:  $150
Marvin Stewart
Event Specialist
Center for Intellectual Property
University of Maryland University College
3501 University Boulevard East
Adelphi, MD 20783
T: 240.582.2966
F: 240.582.2961
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