IAF AGM 2022

Athanasios VenitsanopoulosIAF, News

The International Authors Forum invites you to attend the 2022 Annual General Meeting (AGM).

Where: Gunnarshouse, The Writers’ Union of Iceland, Dyngjuvegi 8, 104 Reykjavík, Iceland and Online via Zoom. 

When: Tuesday 22 March at 11:00 GMT

Following the AGM, we’re delighted to host a series of panels focused on current authors’ issues. They will feature speakers representing an international range of authors’ backgrounds. Topics will cover:

  • New challenges for piracy
  • Modern solutions to remuneration for creators
  • Authors in Iceland

Moderator: John Degen – IAF Chair and Executive Director of the Writers’ Union of Canada

New Challenges for piracy


  • Thomas Dillon – Legal Counsellor, WIPO
  • Pierre Olivier Lesburguères – Manager, Policy and Regional Development, IFRRO
  • Mary Rasenberger – Chief Executive Officer, The Authors’ Guild, USA

Modern Remuneration Solution for creators


  • Jacob Felländer – Photographer
  • Paulina Holmgren – IAF Steering Committee Member and Photographer
  • Alfons Karabuda – Composer and President of the International Music Council

Authors in Iceland


  • Karl Agust Ulfsson – Chair of The Writers Union of Iceland
  • Margret Tryggvadottir – Writer of Childrens’ and Adults’ Books

For any details please contact Thanasis Venitsanopoulos at: athanasios.venitsanopoulos@internationalauthors.org to confirm attendance in person or ask for a zoom link to attend virtually.

If you are unable to attend, please let us know and return your proxy to us.