The Next Chapter in Protecting IP:
Policy, Disruption, Innovation and Sustainability
AAP 2014 General Annual Meeting
Wednesday, March 19
McGraw-Hill Conference Center
1221 Avenue of the Americas at 49th Street, Mezzanine
9:00 AM — Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:30 AM — AAP Annual Business Meeting
And Member Budget Approval
Carolyn Reidy — President and CEO, Simon & Schuster, Inc.
Chair, AAP Board of Directors
Tom Allen — President and CEO, AAP
Drake McFeely — Chairman and President, W.W. Norton & Company, Inc.
Treasurer, AAP Board of Directors
9:50 AM — Copyright Review in Congress:
A Conversation with Rep. Jerrold "Jerry" Nadler
Moderator — Tom Allen
Congress has begun its first comprehensive review of US Copyright law since 1976; its outcomes will significantly impact all aspects of the US publishing industry. Rep. Nadler (D-NY), recently selected as the new ranking member of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet, discusses the copyright review process.
10:30 AM — Digital Disruption and Publishing
James McQuivey, Ph.D. — Vice President and Principal Media Analyst, Forrester Research
Introduction: Brian Murray — President and CEO, HarperCollins Publishers Worldwide, Inc.
All content industries are rapidly being reshaped as disruptors take advantage of new digital channels and platforms to drive radical change. One of the foremost thought leaders in digital disruption offers insight into how innovators are successfully maximizing evolving technologies and meeting the future needs of their customers.
11:15 AM — Break
11:45 AM — Does Technology Own Our Future?
Photo credit Lena Lanier
Jaron Lanier — Author, Who Owns the Future?
Introduction: Brian Crawford — President, Publications Division, American Chemical Society
One of the most provocative, influential voices exploring the juncture of technology, economics and culture shares his premise that the rise of digital networks and the concept of “free” threaten to destroy the sustainability of creative content, information, jobs, middle class stability and future innovation. He offers an alternative path that includes rewarding creators for what they do and strengthening the economy.
12:30 PM — Closing Keynote:
The Honorable Hillary Rodham Clinton
United States Senator from New York
First Lady of the United States
Introduction: Carolyn Reidy
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