From the digital-copyright discussion list:
COPYRIGHT OFFICE ANNOUNCES PUBLIC ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSIONS ON ORPHAN WORKS
The Copyright Office will hold public roundtable discussions regarding orphan works later this summer. The cities and dates for the discussions are as follows:
Tuesday, July 26, 2005
Wednesday, July 27, 2005
(hosted by the Boalt Hall School of Law, University of California at Berkeley)
Tuesday, August 2, 2005
Please be aware that the Copyright Office will soon issue a notice in the Federal Register (and simultaneously on the Office's website) with more detailed information on these discussions. The notice will indicate the exact locations and times of the meetings, a summary of the issues to be discussed, and the procedure for requesting to participate in the discussions. Persons wishing to participate in the discussions must follow the procedure to be specified in the forthcoming notice.