[Air-l] FW: Creative Commons workshop - Wednesday 27 September

Axel Bruns a.bruns at qut.edu.au
Mon Sep 25 22:06:10 PDT 2006

G'day !

Dear colleagues, I'm forwarding this on behalf of Nic Suzor, one of the
organisers of the Creative Commons pre-conference workshop tomorrow
(Wednesday). If you're interested in joining this workshop (or the
Humanities Online or Mobile Learning workshops, for which some spaces are
also still available), you can register on-site at the Hilton or Creative
Industries Precinct registration desk from 8 a.m. on Wednesday. Registration
costs US$35/A$50, and is payable by cheque or cash.

Please remember that all workshops take place in building Z2, mostly on
level 3 of the QUT Creative Industries Precinct at Kelvin Grove (corner of
Kelvin Grove Rd and Musk Ave):

. Doctoral Colloquium: 9am - 4pm. Z2 - 304, Z2 - 305, Z2 - 310
. Mobile Learning: 9am - 12pm. Z2 - 232
. Humanities Online: 9am - 12pm. Z2 - 307
. Creative Commons: 1pm - 4pm. Z2 - 307
. Internationalising Internet Studies: 9am - 4pm. Z2 - 315
. Koala Tour - Meet 9am at the Hilton registration desk

The conference reception is in the Glasshouse, on level 4 of Z2.

Buses will travel from the Brisbane Hilton to the CI Precinct at 8.30 a.m.,
12 noon, and 4 p.m.

Looking forward to seeing you all at the conference very soon! 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: nic.suzor at gmail.com [mailto:nic.suzor at gmail.com] On 
> Behalf Of Nic Suzor
> Sent: Tuesday, 26 September 2006 14:54
> To: Axel Bruns
> Subject: Creative Commons workshop - Wednesday 27 September
> Hi everyone,
> Just a reminder about our Creative Commons pre-conference 
> workshop we're holding Tomorrow  afternoon (1pm, level 3, 
> building Z2, on the CI Precinct at Kelvin Grove). There are 
> still some spaces available, and I encourage anyone with an 
> interest in open access licensing or culture to come along 
> and participate. You can register on the day if you haven't already.
> Jessica Coates and Nic Suzor from Creative Commons Australia 
> will be holding a practical and theoretical discussion group, 
> and are very interested in hearing everyone's ideas and comments.
> Some things we'll be discussing:
> * a quick introduction to Creative Commons, the underlying 
> principles, and its history and rationale
> * a quick introduction to the licences, licence generator, 
> formats, and metadata
> * CC and online communities - how CC-licensing changes the 
> way people interact (spotlight on Flickr and Second Life)
> * CC and public institutions - the trend towards open access 
> in government, education, and public organisations (spotlight 
> on National Library of Australia and Open Courseware)
> * Researchers and open access - the motivations behind and 
> difficulties with open access licensing research results and data
> * Business models - making money from free content
> * Problems with open access licensing
> -------------
> --
> Nic Suzor
> nic at suzor.com
> http://nic.suzor.com/
> 2B5F 5A21 7F3A D38E 99C0
> 7BC4 A2BA 7B79 B7E1 0D1C

Dr Axel Bruns                 a.bruns at qut.edu.au - http://snurb.info/
Media & Communication    Musk Ave, Kelvin Grove, Qld. 4059, Australia
Creative Industries Faculty              Z2-202, CIP - (07) 3864 5548
Queensland University of Technology                CRICOS No.: 00213J

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