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IAF AGM 2018, Rome

Luke AlcottEvents, IAF, Italy

The IAF AGM for 2018 will be held in Rome on the 14th of March in Rome at the Palazzo Ferrajoli.

The agenda and papers can be found on the members page.

To mark the event in Rome in addition to the AGM we will host a series of panels on authors’ issues. The event will include the IAF AGM, followed by lunch, after which we will have a series of panel discussions.

These panels will include a discussion on artists’ contracts and rights and a discussion on writers’ contracts and copyright challenges. Both of these panels will feature speakers representing an international range of authors’ backgrounds.

To take place 14 March 2018, 11:00 CET (Rome)

Address: Palazzo Ferrajoli, Piazza Colonna 355, Roma

Details for the event so far are as follows:

11:00 International Authors Forum AGM

14:00 Panel Discussion:  “Has the artist been paid?” Contracts, the Artist’s Resale Right and other concerns –

  • Chair: Ida Baucia
  • Speakers: Janet Hicks, Sander van de Wiel, Reema Selhi

15:00 Panel Discussion: “No use without payment”.  Authors issues: Contracts, Exceptions and other concerns –

  • Chair: John Degen
  • Speakers: Nicola Solomon, Florence Marie Piriou, Dr Olaifa Temitope, Mary Rasenberger

16:00 Panel Discussion:  Authors in the Middle East – How can the IAF help?

  • Chair: Vered Cohen-Barzilay
  • Speakers: Riccardo Nouri, Fouad Roueiha, Sebastiano Triulzi

17:00 Round up of the day:  Next steps for the International Authors Forum (John Degen)

Drinks and networking

To be followed by a dinner and cultural event, details to be confirmed.

For accommodation we can recommend two hotels in the centre of Rome, please contact for further details.

Please RSVP to to let us know whether or not you will be able to attend whether in person or remotely.

If you will not be able to attend please complete a proxy form, it is important to  us that all of our members voices are counted.

Official invitation for members to the AGM 2018.

Picture By Marco Verch (Piazza Colonna) [CC BY 2.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons