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The Kevin Lindgren Prize will be held on Tuesday 23rd October, and will be followed by-


“The Era of Internet Accountability: The Implications for Copyright”

Keynote address presented by our special guest speaker Hugh L. Stephens

Presented by:

The Copyright Society of Australia and the Australian Screen Association



Hugh L. Stephens
Distinguished Fellow
Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada
Vice Chair
Canadian Committee on Pacific Economic Cooperation (PECC)



Mr. Stephens has more than 35 years of High Level government and business experience in the Asia-Pacific region. He was Senior Vice President (Public Policy) for Asia-Pacific for Time Warner for almost a decade. Mr Stephens had previously spent 30 years in the Canadian Foreign Service with the Department of External Affairs, later the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade (DFAIT). He also served abroad as Canadian Representative in Taiwan, along with a number of overseas postings in the Asia Pacific Region, including service at the Canadian Embassy in Beijing.

In recent years, he has written and commented extensively on Canada’s engagement with the Asia Pacific region and has testified before the Foreign Affairs and International Trade committee of the Canadian Senate.

When: 6.00pm Tue 23 October 2018

Where: Allens

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About us

The Copyright Society of Australia is a not-for-profit society, dedicated to the study of copyright law and related matters. The Society is an independent organisation and does not seek to represent the interests of any particular special interest group. The members of the Society are copyright professionals.

The Society runs 5 or 6 functions a year on a variety of copyright-related topics.

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