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FEBRUARY 16, 2012
Thought Leaders to Discuss Internet Culture and the Academy at the 2012 Institute for Computer Policy and Law
The Institute for Computer Policy and Law: Internet Culture and the Academy
September 19-21, 2012
Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
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The Cornell University Institute for Computer Policy and Law (ICPL) is the go-to conference for incisive, innovative thinking about Internet culture’s rapidly evolving legal, policy, and social significance in the academic environment.  ICPL's scope has broadened to address issues vital to faculty in the humanities and sciences, university administrators, academic librarians, and IT, legal, policy, and student life professionals. You will be a dynamic part of the experience!  Through presentations, informed and facilitated discussion, the posing of uncomfortable questions and challenging ideas, we will talk about:
·         Internet law and policy: struggles over copyright, piracy, and privacy in a globally connected world
·         Internet privacy as social policy and the significance of social networking and online identity for students and academic professionals
·         Scholarly publications: institutional funding, intellectual property, and peer review challenges
·         Integration of new media with teaching, learning, and research
·         Academic integrity in the digital age, including debates around how to define plagiarism and the value of technological detection systems
·         Knowledge production, collection, and dissemination for academic librarians, and digital and information literacy for all
·         How the Internet is shaping the culture of the Academy
This year, the following experts will discuss issues and opportunities for higher education, information technology, and academic libraries, and what those issues mean for students, staff, and faculty:
Lori Andrews
Distinguished professor of law at the Chicago–Kent College of Law; director of the Illinois Institute of Technology's (IIT) Institute for Science, Law and Technology; associate vice president of IIT; and author of I Know Who You Are and I Saw What You Did: Social Networks and the Death of Privacy.
W. Gardner Campbell
Director of professional development and innovative initiatives and English professor at Virginia Polytechnic Institute, Frye Leadership Institute Fellow, former chair of the Electronic Campus of Virginia, advisory board member for the National Institute for Technology in Liberal Education, and chair of the board of directors for the New Media Consortium.
Kathleen Fitzpatrick
Director of scholarly communication at the Modern Language Association, professor of media studies at Pomona College, and founder and editor of MediaCommons.
Deanna Marcum
Managing director of Ithaka S+R, former associate librarian for Library Services at the Library of Congress, former president of the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR), and American Library Association Melvil Dewey Medal awardee.
Howard Rheingold (Presenting virtually)
Writer, critic, and virtual community pioneer; Stanford University visiting lecturer on digital journalism, virtual communities, and social media; non-resident fellow of the Annenberg School for Communication; visiting professor at the Institute of Creative Technologies at De Montfort University; and MacArthur Foundation's Digital Media and Learning competition winner.
Enrollment is limited. Attendees who register by July 21, 2012 will receive $100 off the program fee of $975. For more information or to register, visit, e-mail, or call 607.255.7259.

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Last Call!

Cornell Information Technologies, working with Cornell University Library and Continuing Education, have refashioned the Institute for Computer Policy and Law for 2012, September 19-21.  This year our theme is "Internet Culture and the Academy" and we think it may hold interest for the EDUCAUSE Policy Community.

We have a stunning line up of speakers:

Great topics:

A smart, two-day schedule:

And wait, wait, there's more!  A special Cornell price of $375, which includes everything: meals, break treats, etc.  … the whole works, reduced in order to provide for the Cornell community an opportunity to participate in a national conference on these important topics.

To maintain an intimate workshop experience, we are capping registration at 50 and have 15 seats left open.  Please join us?

Thanks, Tracy

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