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ALCS AGM 2015
This year the ALCS Annual General Meeting will be held in the beautiful Fazeley Studios in Birmingham on the 19 November 2015
Further details of the AGM will be announced here in due course.
The European Commission is conducting a survey to gather information on the contracts authors sign and the levels of remuneration they receive. Please help by completing the survey below by the deadline of 30 May.
We are calling on all ALCS Members to please take less than a minute out of the working day to complete the Members' Poll on Extended Collective Licensing.
Last month saw the 2015 Confederation of Authors and Composers Societies (CISAC) European Committee meeting, this year held in Tblisi, Georgia.
The shortlist for the 2015 Royal Society Young People's Book Prize has been announced.
John Whittingdale, the MP for Maldon has been appointed as the new Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, taking over from Sajid Javid.
The Copyright Licensing Agency (CLA) have announced they are partnering with support workflow tool PackTracker in a deal that will provide benefits to universities.
The plans for the new digital single market are due to be announced today by the European Commission, essentially "creating a borderless regulatory framework for online services across Europe."
Ruth Rendell, the world renowned crime writer, has died at the age of 85, after being admitted to hospital in January following a severe stroke.
The Green Party have announced that their proposed policy to reduce copyright from 70 to 14 years, is now under 'review' after protests across the industry.
The Society of Audiovisual Authors (SAA) which represents over 120,000 screenwriters and directors in 18 European countries, has unveiled the second edition of its white paper: Audiovisual Authors' Rights and Remuneration in Europe.
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