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NFAIS Copyright Program Announcement

National Federation of Abstracting and Information Services
               NFAIS Fall Program Announcement

"Copyright, Database Protection & Fair Use:
How Pending Legislation & New Laws Will Affect
Licensing Agreements Toward a Win-Win Solution for Content
Owners and Information Users"

American Chemical Society Headquarters
Othmer Building, 1550 M St., NW, Washington, DC
Thursday, October 29, 1998, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

                    PROGRAM AGENDA

Morning Session: Current Legislative Environment

     Program Overview/Dick Kaser, NFAIS Executive Director

     U.S. Database Protection Legislation: Status and Implications
         /Christopher Meyer, Meyer & Klipper

     European Database Protection Legislation: Status and              
         Implications/ Dan Duncan, Information Industry Association

     Database Protection Legislation: The Research Community's
         Perspective/ Brian Kahin, White House Office of Science & 
         Technology Policy

Afternoon Session: License Agreements in Today's Legislative

     Introduction /Bonnie Carroll, Information International               

     Database Protection via License Agreements: The Publishers'     
        Perspective/ David Mirchin, SilverPlatter Information, Inc.

     Database Protection via License Agreements: The Library           
        Perspective/ Mary Case, Association of Research Libraries

     Panel Discussion/Q& A  All Presenters

     Closing Remarks/ Dick Kaser, NFAIS
Session organized by Bonnie Lawlor of Chescot Publishing,
 co-chair of the NFAIS Information Policy Committee

REGISTRATION FEE (includes box lunch and $50-off coupon for
new NFAIS Report: "Computer Support to Indexing" by Jessica Milstead & Gail
Hodge): $95 NFAIS Members, $135 Non-Members (Commercial),
$115 Non-Members (Government/Academic/Non-Profits)



Marian H. Gloninger, Assistant Director
NFAIS, 1518 Walnut St., Suite 307, Philadelphia, PA 19102. 
215/893-1561         215/893-1564 Fax             NFAIS@nfais.org