RIGHTS TRACK 2023
Monday, November 13 | 10 am – 3 pm
SESSION ONE | 10 am central
Licensing As an Act of Worship
Where does good business end and personal worship begin? Is this a false dichotomy? In this session, we want to explore how Christian publishing can be an expression of worship. Drawing from Licensing as a specific example, we’ll explore a few ways that work and ministry intersect in the publishing world for the glory of God and proclamation of the Good News of Jesus Christ.
SESSION TWO | 11 am central
The AI Copyright Conundrum: Challenges and Opportunities in Christian Publishing
In this presentation, we will delve into the fascinating world of Artificial Intelligence and its implications on copyright law. We will start by briefly exploring the rise of AI in the public consciousness and the current AI landscape. From there, we will discuss the application of copyright law to AI-generated content, covering important legal considerations and challenges. The majority of the session will focus on practical steps to take from a copyright perspective when dealing with AI-generated content and on rights issues related to AI-generated content.
SESSION THREE | 12 noon central
What International Publishers Want U.S. Rights Managers to Know
As partners in the ministry and business of Christian publishing, international publishers and U.S. rights managers are called to pursue mutually beneficial contracts, but the process is not always easy. Learn what it takes to put yourself in the shoes of global publishing colleagues meeting with you at the negotiation table. In this panel discussion, three gifted and experienced publishers from Africa, Europe, and South America share what they would like U.S. rights managers to know.
SESSION FOUR | 1 pm central
A Panel of Rights Professionals Address Common Licensing and Rights Questions
This panel discussion with Rights professionals will cover common questions and issues that come up in Licensing and Rights management.
SESSION FIVE | 2 pm central
Rights Professionals Meet-Up
Maximize one of the best take-aways of PubU: meeting others in your publishing role. Join other rights professionals in this networking session over Zoom, to connect and share over the day’s topics and more.