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Sunday, 12 November 2017
Icepops event is coming to Liverpool and is looking for attendees and ... speakers
The day will include
keynote speakers, a world café, an opportunity to play copyright games
including the Publishing Trap and a playful copyright hackathon.
The topics addressed
by the various speakers will include copyright education, games and play,
creativity and the relationship of copyright literacy to information literacy
and scholarly communication.
Registration and fees
open on 1 December 2017, and the fees will be:
£100 (inc VAT) for the day
including all refreshments, lunch and an evening social
£80 for people attending LILAC
£50 for LIS students (£50)
Call for speakers
confirmed speakers, the conference is looking to recruit additional
speakers. As explained by the organisers:
"In the true spirit
of creativity we are looking for a range of speakers with ideas, games,
techniques or topics they’d like to discuss to get involved in shaping the day.
Some ideas we have included involve: a games hack, a world cafe to showcase
ideas and approaches, lightning talks or maybe something different such as a
song or dance routine? Leave your inhibitions behind and come along prepared to
experience something different to regular copyright events!
If you’d like to be part
of Icepops 2018 then please complete the Contributor’s
Form before Monday 4th December and we will aim to get back to
you by the 18th December 2017. Speakers will qualify for the reduced (£80) rate
and be entered into the competition to qualify as the best idea, most creative
approach to copyright education or copyright specialist of the year. Prizes
will be awarded on the day!”