Event: Hargreaves’ Review – Data Analytics / Text and Data Mining

Hargreaves’ Review – Data Analytics / Text and Data Mining

Date: Tuesday 1st November, Time: 5pm-9pm Location: Jubilee Room, House of Commons.

PICTFOR and Copyright For Knowledge invite you to an event at the Houses of Parliament to discuss the Hargreaves recommendation to create an exception in law for text and data mining amongst a group of policy makers and interested stakeholders.The event will take place at the Jubilee Room at the House of Commons on Tuesday 1st November 2011 at 5pmand will take the form of presentations followed by a panel discussion exploring the capabilities and functions of text and data analytics, the legal and copyright environments in which it currently operates and the arguments for and against the exception proposed by Professor Hargreaves in his recent Intellectual Property review.
Speakers will include
John McNaught – Deputy Director, National Centre for Text Mining, University of Manchester
Jeff Lynn – CEO and Cofounder of Seedrs and Chairman of the Coalition for the Digital Economy
Philip Ditchfield – Contracts and Licensing Manager, GlaxoSmithKline
Prof Lionel Bentley – Centre for Intellectual Property and Information Law, Cambridge University
Peter J. Stretton – European Patent Attorney, IBM
Stephen Pinfield – Chief Information Officer, Nottingham University
The panel event will be followed by drinks in Portcullis House.Copyright for Knowledgeis a coalition of organisations engaged directly or indirectly in education, research and innovation and which aims to work with government at both a UK and European level to achieve a balanced copyright regime in Europe. 












Copyright Licensing
Panel discussion followed by Q & A
Date: Tuesday 8th November,
Time: 6pm-approx 8pm
Location: HoC CR  7  and Room R Portcullis House for drinks
RSVP administration@pictfor.org.uk 

Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)
House of Lords Briefing, Discussion and Lunch Buffet
Engineering the future of communications: Smart, fast and mobile
Date: 30th November
Time: from 12:30
Location: Cholmondeley Room and Terrace, House of Lords
RSVP:  policy@theiet.org or telephone 01438 765690

The new Communications Bill
Speech followed by Q & A
Date: Tuesday 6th December,
Time: 6pm-7.15pm
Location: Grand Committee Room, House of Commons
RSVP administration@pictfor.org.uk 

PICTFOR’S House of Lords Annual Dinner
Date: Tuesday 6th December,Time: 7.15pm for 7.30pm
Location: Cholmondeley Room and Terrace, House of Lords
A booking form will be distributed in October 2011.

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