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Media invited to Q&A with Congressman Rick Boucher

By Sarah Mansell
336.758.5237
March 1, 2004

U.S. Rep. Rick Boucher

Members of the media are invited to a private question-and-answer session with U.S. Rep. Rick Boucher from Virginia at 10 a.m. March 22 at Wake Forest University. The session will be held in the Information Systems Building, Room 262.

Boucher will be on campus for the university’s 2nd annual Technology Consortium March 22-23. He will deliver the event’s keynote address at 9 a.m. March 22 in Room 224 of the Information Systems Building. Media are also invited to attend his speech prior to the question-and-answer session. The talk is free and open to the public.

Boucher, a leading architect of federal policy for information technology and the Internet, will discuss the current state of copyright legislation, the role that corporations play in defining copyright law, and the role of universities as advocates for the public domain. Boucher started the House Internet Caucus in 1996 and is co-chairman of the group. He also serves on the Courts, the Internet and Intellectual Property Subcommittee of the House Judiciary Committee.

The two-day Technology Consortium will bring together leaders from Southeastern colleges and universities to share ideas on effective uses of technology on college campuses.

Contact the News Service to arrange coverage. For more information on the event, visit technologyconsortium.wfu.edu.


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