CC Nordic Meeting 2008/Program

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Venue: KTH.

Attendees: Expected 50-70

Date: 22nd to 23rd of October

Keynote wishlist

Chris Anderson, Editor of Wired magazine and author of The Long Tail (see also

John Buckman, CEO of Magnatune, title of speech: "Nobody wants to buy albums anymore, and why that's a good thing"

Mike Linksvayer, Vice President of Creative Commons

Summit themes

Names here are suggestions and not confirmed. You are free to add more.

The summit themes and program will be divided to four parts.

1) Technology How can technology be used to aid distribution of cultural objects legally? The session showcases case studies, demos and posters of new technologies that enable legal remixing and sharing.


  • Niklas Lundblad Google scandinavia

2) Law and policy Experiences of Creative Commons litigation. What are the special Nordic circumstances that we have to take into account? The session discusses the legal norms and open content licensing in Scandinavia.


  • Jan Rosén, University of Stockholm, Writer of "Immaterialrätten i informationssamhället. North-South, Open Source och Creative Commons en vägande kritik mot ensamrätten?"
  • Mats Anderson chalmers ipr research group
  • Rasmus Fleicher Piratbyron
  • Till Jaeger
  • Mikko Välimäki Lawyer, responsible for defending the DVD CSS case in Finland.
  • Herkko Hietanen, CC Finland / Helsinki Institute for Information Technology

3) Business How can you do business while giving away your products for free? The session presents Scandinavian case studies of innovative business and production models that are enabled by open content licensing.


  • Timo Vuorensola, How could the making of movies benefit from the co-operation benefits that CC-license offer.
  • Jaakko Kuivalainen, Taloussanomat (?) Europe's fourth largest publisher's IT and economics magazines decided to publish their online magazines' articles with CC licenses. Jaakko had a big role in that decision.

4) Art What kind of new possibilities open content enables for artists?


  • Deadfrogrecords
  • MatiasLövqvist hybris
  • Magnus Bjärket adrias recordings

5) Public sector and archiving


  • Naomi Korn (or Charles Oppenheim) on IP and copyright challenges in Museums, Libraries and Archives (MLA).
  • Lisa Petrides to talk about Open Eductional Resources (OER). Or if you want a Nordic angle, somone from NDLA (Norwegian Digital Learning Arena) to talk about OER.
  • Prodromos Tsiavos, (legal head of Greece CC jurisdiction, currently with the University of Oslo) may be willing to organize a panel on CC and public broadcasting with Paul Gerhard (from BBC Creative Archive) and possibly some of the Dutch or the German counterparts. Prodromos know these people and their work and should be able to set up a good panel.

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