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UPDATE: ASPP Midwest Chapter Education Day, June 12, 2015

UPDATE: ASPP Midwest Chapter Education Day, June 12, 2015

ASPP Midwest Day-Long Educational Event

Eventbrite - ASPP Midwest Education Day June 12, 2015

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Spend a day with your ASPP Midwest Chapter colleagues. Here’s the educational agenda:

8:30a – Registration  (Coffee, tea and sweet rolls will be served)

9:00a – Copyright, the Current State of Published vs Unpublished Works

Chris Sandberg, Attorney at Lockridge Grindal Nauen, will discuss the current state of the Published vs. Unpublished discussion as well as Fair Use and Creative Commons leaving ample time for Q&A.

10:30a – Mid Morning Break
NoonBuffet Lunch (free)

1:30p – Image Storage, Retrieval and Workflow 

Michael LiwAnag, DAM specialist from Extensis is an expert Extensis Portfolio user and will cover this subject that, at first blush, would appear to be a topic of greater interest to photographers. However, Image Researchers, small stock agencies, and publishers should not discount the value of these tools or techniques in their work.

3:00p – Afternoon Break

3:30p – Cyber Security

Judith Buckardt, an expert in the field, will discuss how each day presents numerous digital attacks. Major companies are attacked routinely…what about each of us as individuals and small businesses?  Learn about  the current attack vectors and schemes, how to identify each, and what you can do about them.


5:00p – After Party

Stick around and network with your peers.  We’ll serve trays of finger foods in our private bar area.



$30 students (ID req’d)
$40 members
$60 other association members(proof of association membership required at the door)
$75non members
$140  join now ($40 for the event + $100 member dues)



Copyright — Christopher Sandberg is a landscape photographer, educator, and partner in the Minneapolis law firm of Lockridge Grindal Nauen P.L.L.P.  Chris creates emotive images of Minnesota and the American Southwest, teaches photographers at all skill levels, and advises clients on on a wide range of copyright, trademark, licensing, contracting, and related business legal issues. He currently serves as president of ASPP’s Midwest Chapter.

Cyber Security — Judith Buckardt is President and CEO of Buckardt Technologies, Inc. DBA Konsultek in the U.S., and President and CEO of Konsultek Europe, Ltd, located in England, as well as Konsultek Pte. Ltd located in Singapore. In March of 2005, Konsultek was named by DiversityBusiness.com as one of the top 100 women-owned businesses in Illinois, as well as one of the Nation’s top 500. Konsultek is a Data and Network Security company, that has earned a reputation for both its technical excellence and extraordinary client service. Clients of all sizes look to Konsultek to maximize their efficiency and protect their most critical information.

Image storage, retrieval & work flow — Michael LiwAnag is a Digital Asset Management expert and has spoken extensively on how DAM systems streamline creative workflows. He has an insightful perspective about how DAM solutions have a positive financial and productivity impact on teams across many industries, including Corporate, Education, and Government. By day, Michael serves as a Regional Business Manager for Extensis helping businesses find solutions that best meet their asset management needs.