17.747 events: copyright symposium; Ibero-American AI conference

From: Humanist Discussion Group (by way of Willard McCarty willard.mccarty@kcl.ac.uk)
Date: Fri May 07 2004 - 17:03:32 EDT

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                   Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 17, No. 747.
           Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
                         Submit to: humanist@princeton.edu

       [1] From: "Olga Francois" <ofrancois@umuc.edu> (66)
             Subject: Colleges, Code and Copyright, June 10-11, 2004

       [2] From: Luis Villase˝or-Pineda (57)
                     <villasen@inaoep.mx> (by way
             Subject: CFP - IBERAMIA'04

             Date: Tue, 30 Mar 2004 07:30:34 +0100
             From: "Olga Francois" <ofrancois@umuc.edu>
             Subject: Colleges, Code and Copyright, June 10-11, 2004

               The Center for Intellectual Property
         at the University of Maryland University College
                is hosting its 2004 symposium titled
                       * * *

          The impact of digital networks and technological
            controls on copyright and the dissemination
             of information in higher education
                      June 10-11, 2004
         Inn and Conference Center, Adelphi, Maryland

    Clifford A. Lynch, Executive Director, Coalition for Networked

    Presenters and panelist also include:
    ~ Miriam M. Nisbet, Legislative Counsel, American Library Association
    ~ Bryan Pfaffenberger, Professor, Technology, Culture, and
    Communication (TCC), University of Virginia
    ~ Mark A. Luker, Vice President, EDUCAUSE
    ~ Julia Blixrud, Assistant Executive Director, External Relations ARL
    and Assistant Director for Public Programs for SPARC, the Scholarly
    Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition
    ~ Matt Jackson, Assistant Professor of Communications, College of
    Communications Penn State University
    ~ David E. Green, Vice President and Counsel, Technology and New Media,
    Motion Picture Association of America
    ~ David Lombard Harrison, Associate Vice President for Legal Affairs,
    University of North Carolina
    ~ Kenneth Saloman, Dow, Lohnes, & Albertson, PLLC
    ~ Donna Ferullo, Dir., University Copyright Office, Purdue University
    ~ Keith Winstein, Graduate student, Massachusetts Institute of

    Please see the web site for a complete listing of speakers:

    Higher education institutions are facing complex issues involved in the
    use of campus computer networks, the delivery of scholarly materials to
    faculty and students, and securing information disseminated on campus.
    This symposium will focus on these and other issues that affect the
    delivery of quality, copyrighted content in higher education, including:

    - The impact of the rising costs of scholarly materials
    - Peer-to-peer file sharing over university networks
    - The impact of digital rights management systems
    - Current legislation impacting copyright and higher education
    - Other provocative topics pertinent to the symposium subject

    The symposium has a two-day format that will frame the pertinent issues
    on the first day then present and discuss possible solutions the second

    University provosts, deans, program directors, faculty, counsel, and
    librarians; University Provosts * College and University Faculty *
    College and University Librarians * Distance Learning Librarians and
    Information Professionals * Academic and Intellectual Property Attorneys
    * Directors and Managers of Distance Learning Programs * Knowledge
    Management Leaders * Information Technology Managers * Web-based
    Training Specialists * E-commerce Directors * Instructional Designers *
    Deans and Directors of College & University Academic and Professional

    Please register early since space is very limited. Early registration
    ends May 10, 2004.

                For additional information
                  call 301-985-7777 OR
                  visit our Web site at

    [Please excuse the inevitable duplication of this notice.]

             Date: Tue, 30 Mar 2004 07:31:30 +0100
             From: Luis Villase˝or-Pineda <villasen@inaoep.mx> (by way
             Subject: CFP - IBERAMIA'04

    IBERAMIA 2004

    9TH Ibero-American Conference on Artificial Intelligence
    Puebla, Mexico
    November 22-26, 2004

    Contact: iberamia2004@inaoep.mx
    Web Site: http://www.inaoep.mx/iberamia2004

    IBERAMIA is the international forum where the Ibero-american AI
    community meet together for presenting and discussing the research and
    development carried out in South and Central America countries, Spain, and
    The IX Ibero-American Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IBERAMIA) will
    take place at Puebla, Mexico, hosted by the Instituto Nacional de
    Astrofisica Optica y Electronica (INAOE), from November 22-26, 2004.

    IBERAMIA is supported by the Ibero-American societies of AI
             AEPIA - Asociacion Espanola para Inteligencia Artificial
             APPIA - Associašao Portuguesa para Inteligencia Artificial
             SBC - Sociedade Brasileira de Computašao, Brazil
             SMIA - Sociedad Mexicana de Inteligencia Artificial

    The first IBERAMIA conference was held in 1988 at Barcelona. Since then
    IBERAMIA has been the forum to debate research and development on AI in
    Spanish and Portuguese speaking countries. Following Barcelona IBERAMIA
    conferences were held every two years Morelia 1990( Mexico), La Habana 1992
    (Cuba), Caracas 1994 (Venezuela), Cholula 1996 (Mexico), Lisboa 1998
    (Portugal), Sao Paolo 2000 (Brazil), and Sevilla 2002 (Spain).
    In these sixteen years, the goals of IBERAMIA have been to strengthen the
    relationship among the AI research groups of the Ibero-American community,
    to create the appropriate conditions for researchers to disseminate their
    research work and to facilitate the contact between new researchers and
    consolidated groups.

    The conference will be structured along two main modules:
          . workshops track
          . paper track

    The workshops track is composed of working sessions devoted to the most
    important areas of AI research in Ibero-American countries. Papers
    submitted to this workshops track may be written in Portuguese, Spanish or
    English; they will be reviewed and published in a local edition.

    The paper track is composed of invited talks and paper presentations from
    all over the world, covering all topics listed above. Proceedings of this
    paper track will be published in Springer Verlag's LNCS/LNAI series.


    IBERAMIA 2004 topics include, but are not limited to:
    * Knowledge Engineering and Case Based Reasoning.
    * Planning and Scheduling.
    * Distributed AI and Multi-Agent Systems.
    * AI in Education and Intelligent Tutoring Systems.
    * Knowledge Representation and Reasoning.
    * Machine Learning and Knowledge Acquisition.
    * Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining.
    * Natural Language Processing.
    * Robotics.
    * Computer Vision.
    * Uncertainty and Fuzzy Systems.
    * Genetic Algorithms and Neural Networks.
    * Foundations (philosophy, mathematics, logic etc.).

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