Call for Proposals

11th Annual Kraemer Copyright Conference

11th Annual Kraemer Copyright Conference

The Future is Now: Navigating the Intersection of Copyright, AI, and Libraries

June 11-13, 2024

Call for Proposals

Proposal Submissions are Closed. 

The 11th Annual Kraemer Copyright Conference:  The Future is Now: Navigating the Intersection of Copyright, AI, and Libraries will be held on June 11-13, 2024 at UCCS in the Ent Center for the Arts.

The Kraemer Copyright Conference committee invites proposals on the following Conference Tracks:

  • AI as it relates to libraries and copyright
  • Open track (any other copyright-related topic)

The Kraemer Copyright Conference provides opportunities for professionals at every level and across libraries to discuss the impact of copyright on the services we provide in libraries. The attendees have an opportunity to network and learn alongside the presenters in a collaborative environment.

Presentation Formats

The committee encourages presenters to think creatively about presentation formats:

  • Presentation - A presentation on a specific topic, approach, or practice (60-minute session with 45 minutes allotted for presentation and 15 minutes for Q&A)
  • Lightning Talk - A focused, brief presentation on a specific topic, approach, or practice (limit to 5 slides, 5-minute presentation delivered in a plenary lightning talk session with 12 minutes in the end for group Q&A)

Presentation Tracks Description

Artificial Intelligence (AI)

AI has disrupted both libraries and copyright.  This track will cover this important emerging issue.  Presentations about current lawsuits, practitioner experience and issues at the intersections of AI, Copyright and Libraries are welcomed.

Open Track 

This track is open to any other copyright topic that you believe will be of interest to conference participants.

Proposals Submissions

The committee must receive all proposals through the submission form by midnight (MST) Friday, February 16, 2024.

  • Primary presenter’s contact information: name, title, affiliation, email address
  • Additional participant(s): name, title, affiliation, email address
  • Presentation format (Presentation, Lightning Talk)
  • Presentation track (AI Track, Open Track)
  • Presentation Title
  • Brief description for the conference program (up to 200 words) 

Proposal Review and Notification

The conference organizer will review proposals, evaluating each on quality and clarity of content, relevance to conference themes, and ability to engage the audience. 

The conference organizer will start notifying presenters of selection decisions after the submission deadline has passed.

Additional Requirements

Once selected presenters confirm attendance, they will be registered for the Kraemer Copyright Conference. 

Conference workshops, presentations, and other documentation/media will be collected by the Kraemer Copyright Conference Committee Chair via email at and preserved in the Kraemer Family Library institutional repository or another appropriate and accessible platform.

Non-Commercial Policy

The Kraemer Copyright Conference programs are non-commercial educational learning experiences. Under no circumstances should a speaker promote their product, service, or other self-interest.


Please email questions to the Kraemer Copyright Conference Planning Committee at