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DRAFT Overview

Dear affiliates,

you are cordially invited to our 2012 regional meeting, following up on the Global Summit held last year in Warsaw, and leading up to another summit next year. We will meet on the 20th of September, together with Jessica Coates and Timothy Vollmer from Creative Commons, with an agenda that includes planning and strategy for 2013, Creative Commons' work on policy, the broader strategy for our work worldwide as well as the 10th birthday.

Participation is open for all affiliates and while it's especially relevant for those of you who have a leading role in your jurisdiction, participation would also be welcome from others in an affiliate team, as many of the topics covered in the discussion would be relevant in much of the work within a team.

In the afternoon of the 19th of September, a School of Open workshop will be held, which is open for everyone but in particular affiliates wishing to engage in the School of Open. You're most welcome to participate. In the evening of the 19th of September, we'll organise a get-together of all affiliates who are attending OKFestival or the regional meeting. More details will follow.

Agenda for the 20th of September

  • 10.00 - 10.20 Introductions & arrivals (Jonas)
  • 10.20 - 10.40 Global Network: Presentation (Jessica)
  • 10.40 - 11.20 -- Discussion
  • 11.20 - 11.40 Policy Work: Presentation (Timothy)
  • 11.40 - 12.20 -- Discussion
  • 12.20 - 13.40 Break & lighter lunch
  • 13.40 - 14.00 CC Strategy: Presentation (Jonas)
  • 14.00 - 14.20 -- Feedback
  • 14.20 - 15.20 -- Workshop on strategy for Europe
  • 15.20 - 15.30 10th birthday: Presentation (Jessica)
  • 15.30 - 16.00 -- Discussion


We'll be in the Atlas meeting room at Sitra - The Finnish Innovation Fund, one of the conference venues of OKFestival. The address is Itämerentori 2, with the closest tram (line 8) and metro stop being Ruoholahtimore.


Lunch in some shape and form will be provided free of charge, though the details are not yet clear. We'll do our best to cater to any particular requirements. If you think there's something we should know (allergies, if you're vegetarian, pescetarian, or so), then please let us know well in advance.

Travel & accommodation

While we want to see as many affiliates as possible participate in this meeting, our ability to fund travel & accommodation is limited but not non-existent. If you think that the meeting would be relevant to you, but you do not have enough funds to cover participation on your own or through your affiliate, you should inform about this as early as possibly, but not later than the 30th of July via a web page to be advertised soon. Currently, decisions on this will be taken on a case-by-case basis by Creative Commons. Providing some funding yourself, and only asking for a part of it, will obviously increase the likelihood of a positive reply.


Please register not later than the 30th of July via a web page which will be advertised soon.


  • Jessica Coates (CC HQ)
  • Jonas Öberg (CC HQ)
  • Timothy Vollmer (CC HQ)