Law and Order: Copyright and New Data Protection Regulations
8 December 2017
Royal College of Physicians, London


0930 – 1030 Registration and coffee
1030 – 1040 Welcome from the chair
Heather Caven, Director, V&A Collections Centre
1040 – 1100 Information law: what next for UK museums?
Europe is the most influential body on copyright, so what impact will Brexit have on museums’ compliance obligations? Ben White, Head of Intellectual Property at the British Library, will discuss European and UK policy developments and what they mean for your institution

1100 – 1110 Q&A Ben White

Copyright in action

1110 – 1125 Making the most of your IP assets
Matthew Bailey, Rights & Images Manager, National Portrait Gallery

1125– 1140 Benefiting from the UK’s exceptions to copyright
Naomi Korn, Copyright & Compliance Specialist

1140 – 1155 Copyright policies (from a collection management perspective)
John Peel, Collection Information Manager and Gallery Beekeeper at Manchester Art Gallery, the Whitworth and Manchester Museum

1155 – 1210 Q&A with Matthew Bailey, Naomi Korn and John Peel

1210 – 1230 Risk and Reward
How can museums manage and mitigate risk when digitising archival material? Victoria Stobo, Archivist and Postgraduate Researcher, CREATe, University of Glasgow, shares how museums can use risk assessment to increase public access to Orphan Works and third-party material

1230 – 1240 Q&A Victoria Stobo

1240 – 1250 Welcome to the Royal College of Physicians
Kristin Hussey, Curator, Royal College of Physicians, introduces the museum and shares highlights from the collection

1250 – 1350
Lunch and an opportunity to visit the museum at the Royal College of Physicians   

1350 – 1410 Putting GDPR into practice
Pamela Forde, Archive Manager, Royal College of Physicians, shares her experiences of moving an organisation from current compliance with data protection to compliance under the new regulations

1410 – 1640 Workshop: Get ready for the new Data Protection Regulations (GDPR)
The new GDPR come into force in May 2018, and will affect how all museums collect, process, use and share personal data. Naomi Korn will lead an interactive workshop covering the key changes to legislation and explaining what museums need to do to prepare.

•    What your current data protection obligations are
•    What museums need to do under the new regulations
•    Practical next steps
•    A 30-minute Q&A with Naomi Korn to ask your questions about the changes