Thursday, March 16, 2006

Larry Lessig @ RIT, March 24 (Rochester, NY)

Cyber-Law Expert Lawrence Lessig Speaks at Rochester Institute of Technology on March 24th, 2006

RIT’s Teaching Learning Center invites you to attend Lawrence Lessig’s presentation on intellectual property, copyright and cyber-law!

Visit the URL below to learn more about the session:

Cyberspace and Cyber-Law

Presented by Lawrence Lessig

Friday, March 24, 2006

9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Ingle Auditorium (Limit 500) in RIT’s Student Alumni Union (SAU)


Student Alumni Room #1829 will accommodate overflow;
Interpreters will be present and the event will be captioned.

Visitors need to visit the VLC (glass booth in front of the Sentinel). After obtaining a pass, you may park in General Parking (non-reserved) for any of the following Lots: D, N or U. Maps to RIT and RIT Campus maps:

Event Description:
Lawrence Lessig is one of the world’s foremost experts in the field of cyber-law. Lessig, a Professor of Law at Stanford University, is widely known for his work on intellectual property and the limitations of copyright in the digital age. He is a central voice in steering public discourse towards recognizing the restrictions being imposed upon cyberspace. Lessig has authored three books; Free Culture (2004), The Future of Ideas (2001) and Code and Other Laws of Cyberspace (1999). He has also won numerous awards, including the Free Software Foundation’s Freedom Award, and was named one of Scientific American’s Top 50 Visionaries.

This event is co-sponsored by the following RIT departments and individuals:
Office of the Provost; Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs; Dean of the College of Liberal Arts; Dean of the College of Business; Dean of the College of Applied Science and Technology; Dean of the College of Imaging Arts and Sciences; Department of Computer Science; Department of Information Technology; Department of Software Engineering; RIT Technology Licensing Office; RIT Student Government; RIT Office of Student Affairs; RIT Teaching Learning Center; and RIT Libraries.

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