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Open Call for CopyCamp 2013

Aug. 19, 2013, 4:05 p.m.
Marta Skotnicka

We are pleased to announce that we have started an open call for speakers at CopyCamp 2013 – the international conference devoted to the subject of copyright.

Everyone who is interested in the subject of copyright and would like to express their opinion can submit a presentation proposal by the 27th of August. The presentation summary of max. 1800 characters should be submitted at copycamp.pl. On the basis of the proposal summary, the appointed jury will select about 20 speakers of this year’s CopyCamp. *Please note: your presentation should not exceed 10 minutes.

Please find more information at copycamp.pl!

This year, we will talk about copyright in the context of international legislation, we will analyze the copyright system from the perspective of researchers – anthropologists, sociologists and economists. We are interested in the language of the international debate on copyright and communication within this debate. What is more, we aim at discussing practical and innovative solutions for the creative sector as a step on the path to working out a copyright system that would be satisfactory to all involved parties.

The special guest of the conference will be Eben Moglen, professor of Law and Legal History at the Columbia University in New York, the founder and chairman of the Software Freedom Law Center, the long-time legal counsel to The Free Software Foundation and co-creator (together with Richard Stallman) of the GNU GPL licence.

CopyCamp is part of the Future of Copyright project financed by Trust for Civil Society in Central and Eastern Europe.

Co-organizer of the conference: Coalition for Open Education.

Partners of the conference: Association of Authors ZAiKS and Google.

Thank you in advance for submitting your proposals!

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