Program

Simultaneous translation D-E is offered.
 

9.30 a.m. REGISTRATION
10.30 a.m. Welcome: Prof Jeanine Meerapfel, President of the Academy of Arts
10.40 a.m. Keynote: Prof Dr Gerhard Pfennig, Spokesperson of the Initiative Urheberrecht (Authors’ Rights Initiative)
  "The importance of the DSM directive for authors and performers"
11.00 a.m. Speech: Angélique Kidjo, singer-songwriter, Vice President CISAC
11.15 a.m. Speech: Nina George, writer, President of the European Writers' Council
11.30 a.m. New opportunities for cultural institutions
  Keynote: Prof Monika Grütters MP, Minister of State for Culture and the Media
12.00 a.m. Panel session including brief statements by each participant
  Theatre: Rolf Bolwin, lawyer
  Fine arts/museums: Sylvia Willkomm, German Museums Association
  Music: Pat Appleton, singer-songwriter
  Literature: Lena Falkenhagen, writer, Federal Chairman of the VS
  Film / TV: Hans-Werner Meyer, actor
1.00 p.m. LUNCH BREAK
2.00 p.m. Use of works on platforms – aspects of media policy and constitutional law
  Keynote: Prof Dr Bernd Holznagel, University of Münster
  Keynote: Senator Dr Carsten Brosda, Senator for Culture and Media, Hamburg
  Discussions between speakers and audience
3.15 p.m. COFFEE BREAK
3.45 p.m. Rights management on platforms
  New forms of licensing (Article 12 / Extended collective licensing)
  Introduction: Dr Robert Staats, CEO of the collecting society VG WORT
  Platform use (Article 17)
  Introduction: Dr Urban Pappi, CEO of the collecting society VG Bild-Kunst
4.05 p.m. Panel session including brief statements by each participant
  Dr Carolin Otto, screenwriter and director, President of FSE
  Dr Susanne Schüssler, publisher and managing director Verlag Klaus Wagenbach
  Dr Ralf Weigand, musician and composer, chairman of the board of GEMA and member of board of Initiative Musik
5.00 p.m. Copyright contract law
  Keynote: Prof Dr Karl-Nikolaus Peifer, University of Cologne
  subsequent audience discussion
5.50 p.m. Closing remarks
  Prof Dr Gerhard Pfennig, Spokesperson of the Initiative Urheberrecht (Authors’ Rights Initiative)
  Katharina Uppenbrink, Initiative Urheberrecht (Authors’ Rights Initiative), Managing Director
6.00 p.m. RECEPTION
  in the Club Room of the Academy of Arts (4th floor)