Icepops 2018: photos and presentations

Icepops 2018 was held on 3rd April 2018 at the University of Liverpool. This was the first time the conference ran, and almost 70 delegates attended from countries including: the UK, USA, Australia, New Zealand, Czech Republic, Hungary, Sweden, Switzerland.

Chris Morrison and Jane Secker were the conference co-chairs, and the event was sponsored by: Copyright Licensing Agency, Learning on Screen, CREATe and the IPO Education team. You can see a selection of photos from the day and the event hashtag was #icepops2018

We also produced the Icepops Annual 2019 (20MB PDF) which includes contributions from many of the speakers at the 2018 event.


Alex Moseley with Ruth MacMullen

Keynote speakers included:

Professor Ronan Deazley, Queen’s University Belfast – When the Copyright Fun Stops, Stop! (PDF 101MB)

Ronan’s talk was followed by the World Premier of Episode 4 of The Game is On: The missing note, the Sherlock Holmes inspired film made by CopyrightUser.

Alex Moseley, University of Leicester – Looking for Play in Dark Places. (PDF 66MB)


Chris and Jane with two Icepops delegates who won the icebreaker activity

Featured presentation




Lightning Talks included:

World Cafe Presentations included:

Games Pitches included:

Kyle K Courtney from Harvard University

More Fun and Games!

  • We ended the day with Kyle Courtney’s Fair Use Game Show with his expert panel made up of Emilie Algenio and Maryam Fakouri
  • We were delighted to have installed for the day the Karaoke Shower and Cracking Ideas resources presented by Catherine Davies from the UK Intellectual Property Office Education team.
  • The event was rounded off with an evening social at the Fly in the Loaf pub with an informal buffet meal and drinks available to delegates.
  • More photos from the event are available in our Flickr Album.