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Tuesday, 20 August

Internet Freedom Conference

  • Sponsored by FLACSO Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales, Fundación Vía Libre and Creative Commons Argentina
  • Academic event on Public Policies and Regulations and their impact on Freedom of Expression and Human Rights on the Internet.
  • Two main sessions:
    • Morning session: Freedom of Speech, surveillance and regulatory framework affecting Human Rights on Internet. ISP liability, Net Neutrality, Privacy and surveillance.
    • Intellectual Property and Human Rights: Possibilities of a copyright reform for Latin America regarding Human Rights Framework.
  • Speakers: Sean Flynn, Marcos Wachowicz, Claudio Ruiz, Carolina Rossini, Katitza Rodriguez Pereda, Martín Becerra, Alessandro Molon
  • 09:00 - 18:00
  • there will be Spanish/English translation
  • Main Auditorium FLACSO Argentina, Ayacucho 555, Buenos Aires


Wednesday, 21 August

CC and copyright reform miniconference

  • Leads: Paul Keller, Delia Browne, Alek Tarkowski, Timothy Vollmer
  • Location: Theatre
  • Time: 11:00 - 17:00
  • Description: We are hosting a miniconference on 21 August (day before CC Summit kickoff) about the interaction of CC license stewardship and global copyright reform activities. We aim to increase knowledge of and involvement in these issues, present cases of how these two approaches are dealt with in parallel by involved affiliates, and discuss direct expressions of support for reform action. Register at https://www.eventbrite.com/event/7489686855

CC Salon

  • Leads: CC Argentina
  • Location: San Martín 678
  • Time: 20:00 - 24:00
  • Description: Join other Summit attendees for a pre-Summit drink and CC Salon featuring local bands. Villa Diamante (DJ) will be doing some mashups for us. You can start listening to his mashups here. Then, Shaman y Los Pilares de la Creación, a copyleft musical band, will be playing some excellent music for us. They're part of the record label "Concepto Cero", one record label actually committed with copyleft. Valentino Tettamanti will be our VJ for this night. And more surprises coming!

Thursday, 22 August

Open Horizons: welcome to CC

  • Leads: Cathy Casserly
  • Location: Theatre
  • Time: 09:00 - 10:00
  • Description: In this session, CC's CEO Catherine Casserly welcomes attendees to the conference, and discusses CC's core direction and strategy for the next 5 years.

Rip, remix and... share? Debates about contemporary artistic practices and the limits of copyright law

  • Leads: Lila Pagola, Mariana Fossatti, Jorge Gemetto, Oscar Vallejos
  • Location: Theatre
  • Time: 10:30 - 12:00
  • Description: Contemporary artistic practices challenge the notion of authorship, and therefore copyright. While copying, reuse and remixing are practices that have always crossed culture, the legal dimension of art is a deep aspect unknown to the authors. What is convergence and continuity between free licenses and the avant-garde. Practical cases around this notions.

Technology strategy meeting

  • Leads: Dan Mills
  • Location: Room C
  • Time: 10:30 - 12:00
  • Description: Help drive CC's tech policy for 2013-2014. Meet CC's new Director of Product Development, Dan Mills, and hear his ideas about how to revitalise CC's volunteer tech community. Present your ideas for tech projects CC should be doing, or volunteer to join others.

Welcome to 4.0

  • Leads: Diane Peters, Sarah Pearson, Kat Walsh
  • Location: Room D
  • Time 10:30 - 12:00
  • Description: Join CC's legal team and affiliate representatives as we conclude discussion on the new license suite and highlight its many features! We will review and brainstorm adoption strategies and key features that make 4.0 attractive to governments, database providers, GLAM, OER providers and more.

Public Domain works digitization

  • Leads: Melanie Dulong de Rosnay
  • Location: Theatre
  • Time: 12:00 - 13:00
  • Description: The panel brings together practitioners and academics to discuss issues related to the digitization of Public Domain works by cultural heritage institutions. The session will try to develop guidelines for marking PD works in the context of digitization projects with the tools provided by CC.

OER: mythbusting and fighting commons obstacles

  • Leads: Kamil Śliwowski
  • Location: Room C
  • Time: 12:00 - 13:00
  • Description: Discussion and practical workshop on how to work with non-governmental organisations to open their resources. Draws on the experience of the CC Poland team in implementing the national funded e-textbooks initiative Digital School.

Licensing data and databases under Version 4.0

  • Leads: Sarah Pearson, Puneet Kishor
  • Location: Room D
  • Time: 12:00 - 13:00
  • Description: This interactive session will explore the practical application of Version 4.0 licenses to data and databases by examining use cases from several perspectives and discussing potential obstacles and opportunities for CC licensing in this context.

Collective societies in America Latina

  • Leads: Ezequiel Andrés Valicenti, CC Colombia, CC Chile, CC México, Diane Peters, Paul Keller
  • Location: Theatre
  • Time: 14:30 - 16:00
  • Description: We will present the results of an investigation that is underway in the region to see the current status of collecting societies and analyze how they are facing the challenges of the digital environment. With this background we can see that there are options in the region for artists using Creative Commons licenses. The panel will address such topics as: What is the current status of the collective societies in the region? How are they working with the digital environment? What happened to the licenses in this context? (review what happened in Europe, the pilots and the proposed new policy for these entities) What is happening in Latin America in relation to model pilots? Why is it important and what can we do to improve this scenario?

Audience Engagement Workshop

  • Leads: Jessica Coates
  • Location: Room C
  • Time: 14:30 - 16:00
  • Description: Whenever we communicate on behalf of CC, we should be asking ourselves who we’re communicating to and why that audience is important to our mission. In this interactive discussion, we’ll talk about the audiences we communicate with and how we can more strategically tailor our communications to achieve our desired goals.

OER Policies Around the World/Implementing UNESCO OER Declaration

  • Leads: Paul Stacey, Cable Green
  • Location: Room D
  • Time: 14:30 - 16:00
  • Description: This session looks at the development and implementation of major OER policies around the world. It will particularly focus on implementation strategies, overcoming challenges and how to educate/convince policymakers and related stakeholders about CC.

Artistic production and creative industries: the case for music and cinema

  • Leads: Matías Zitello, Marcela Zena, Paz Peña, Horacio Valdivia
  • Location: Theatre
  • Time: 16:00 - 17:00
  • Description: With an analytical view of the changes brought about in the movie industry and the music due to the new technology, this panel seeks to address how the Internet can be an area of ​​freedom of expression in the arts: what lies beyond the "online piracy" and what possibilities we can start exploring thanks to open licensing for film produced in the third world, and for the collaborative creation of music.

10 year community plan

  • Leads: Jessica Coates
  • Location: Room C
  • Time: 16:00 - 17:00
  • Description: Over its lifetime, CC has developed a strong international community based around shared values and goals. But what exactly are these values, and what goals are we trying to reach? As CC begins its second decade, now is the time to start to develop a broader strategy to guide the future growth and direction of CC as an idea and a community. Join CC's Global Network Manager to discuss what such a strategy might be, and plans to develop it throughout 2014.

CC Science program

  • Leads: Puneet Kishor
  • Location: Room D
  • Time: 16:00 - 17:00
  • Description: Meet CC's Science and Data Project Coordinator, Puneet Kishor, and hear his plans to establish a CC Science Network and refocus CC's science work globally. Help drive CC's science and data policy for 2013-2014.

CC in the real world

  • Leads: Evelin Heidel
  • Location: Theatre
  • Time: 17:00 - 18:00
  • Description: A panel of local and international speakers discuss the intersection between Creative Commons and "real world" projects such as 3D printing, archiving and design.

Friday, 23 August

Board and affiliates panel session

  • Leads: Cathy Casserly, Paul Keller
  • Location: Theatre
  • Time: 09:00 - 10:00
  • Description: A chance to find out more about, and ask questions of, the CC Board. This panel will feature Board members talking about their plans for CC and answering questions from affiliates and other community members.

CC business models

  • Leads: Florian Ducommun, Puneet Kishor, Max Kaizen
  • Location: Theatre
  • Time: 10:00 - 11:00
  • Description: This panel features looks at the important question of making money with CC. What new business models are being enabled by CC, and how CC can work to encourage them?

Communications skill sharing

  • Leads: Elliot Harmon
  • Location: Room C
  • Time: 10:00 - 11:00
  • Description: Come with your questions and frustrations about communications - newsletters, talks, running events, social media, content, etc. If we can’t help, we’ll find someone who can, either in the CC Affiliate Network or in the broader NGO community.

Supporting Affiliates Through Technology

  • Leads: Maarten Zeinstra
  • Location: Room D
  • Time: 10:00 - 11:00
  • Description: A panel discussion with several people about the role of technology in running and maintaining and affiliate.

Affiliate team workshop: fundraising, volunteers, team models

  • Leads: Jessica Coates, Heidi Chen
  • Location: Theatre
  • Time: 11:30 - 13:00
  • Description: This workshop provides a place for CC affiliates and HQ to exchange experiences and expertise on the practicalities of running an affiliate team - the models for team structure, fundraising, attracting and working with volunteers. It will be both a training workshop and a chance for people to learn from other affiliates about what works and what doesn't.

Building Toolkits and Learning Resources for the Global Network

  • Leads: Billy Meinke, Teresa Sempere, SooHyun Pae
  • Location: Room C
  • Time: 11:30 - 13:00
  • Description: As part of a one-year project designed to support and strengthen the work of CC’s Global Affiliate Network, the CC community is collaboratively developing of a series of toolkits and learning materials to promote the broad understanding and adoption of open policies and practices. This working session will be an opportunity to share progress around the development of templates for the learning materials, allow for interested parties to contribute content and expertise to the working groups within the project, and to map out next steps in the production, translation, and delivery of the toolkits.

Education Strategy

  • Lead: Cable Green
  • Location: Room C
  • Time: 14:30 - 16:00
  • Description: Help drive CC Education work and strategy by reviewing 2012-2013 strategy and drafting 2014-2015 CC Education strategies.
    • Warsaw Summit process / outcomes: School of Open & Open Policy Network: 10 min
    • CC Education team: strategy in the past 2 years - 5 min
      • Educate about Open (school of open, keynotes, meetings, etc)
      • Move the Money to Open (open policy network, UNESCO open policy work, US Dept. of Labor $2B grant, Foundations)
      • Make it Easy to Find, Create and Share Open Resources (LRMI, Education platform adoptions, working with CC tech: pushing for new search tools and tracking use and reuse)
    • Draft Education Strategy for 2014-2015 - 10 min
    • 4 x breakout groups: What should the CC Education Strategy be? How might HQ support Affiliates' open education & open policy work? Where are the joint funding and collaboration opportunities? How can we work together to leverage the power of our network and the growing interest in OER? - 45 min
    • Groups report back - 15 min
    • Discuss / vote - 15 min
    • Cable will write up the outcomes and send to CC Affiliate list & post on CC blog.

Translation hackathon

  • Leads: SooHyun Pae
  • Location: Theatre
  • Time: 14:30 - 16:00
  • Description: The CC Translation Project was launched in the first half of 2013 aiming to support CC's global affiliates by making key CC resources available in multiple languages and to strengthen CC global affiliate network through collaboration. This session will begin with a brief overview of the Google Translation Project including CC Translation Sprint, particularly, which will run through August to October 2013. The session will then move into a short on-site translation sprint event.

CC Community wrap up

  • Leads: Cathy Casserly
  • Location: Theatre
  • Time: 16:00 - 17:00
  • Description: This session provides a chance for the CC community to summarise and reflect on the discussion over the last few days. Catherine Casselry will lead a discussion of the main topics covered during our two community days, and summarise the main outcomes of the various strategic meetings and workshops that have occured.

Saturday, 24 August

Copyright developments around the world

  • Leads: Carolina Botero, Claudio Ruiz
  • Location: Theatre
  • Time: 09:30 - 11:00
  • Description: A panel of speakers will provide updates on copyright developments currently occuring around the world, from cultural heritage laws in Italy to copyright exceptions in the Arab World to the 3rd ongoing amendment of Chinese Copyright Law

Expanding the School of Open: Affiliate showcase and panel discussion for ways forward

  • Leads: Jane Park
  • Location: Room C
  • Time: 09:30 - 11:00
  • Description: The School of Open is a community of volunteers focused on providing free education opportunities on the meaning, application, and impact of “openness” in the digital age and its benefit to creative endeavors, education, research, and science. Creative Commons affiliates will present their School of Open projects and courses, including the School of Open Kenya Initiative, School of Open in German, Copyright for Educators, Open data for GLAMs, and more. We will hold a panel discussion on lessons learned and how to scale the initiative globally in online, offline, and multilingual settings. What do affiliates want to achieve through the School of Open? What are affiliate priorities around “open” education and awareness building?

Creative Commons and Collecting Societies pilots for the music sector

  • Leads: Paul Keller
  • Location: Room D
  • Time: 09:30 - 11:00
  • Description: It has been 7 years since the first CC collecting society pilot launched with Buma/Stemra (Holland). Since then, other pilots have been developed in Europe and there is an increasing interest in possible pilots in Latin America. Importantly, the European Union is currently debating a new directive (law) on collective management of rights, including the ability of members to use open content licenses. Now is therefore good time to review the pilots to date and their future role, and to look at the policy developments in Europe. We will aso look at the plans for the Creative Commons friendly Collecting Society C3S that is currently being set up in Europe (see: http://c3s.cc/)

OER in practice showcase

  • Leads: Paul Stacey
  • Location: Theatre
  • Time: 11:00 - 12:30
  • Description: This panel showcases examples of how open education materials are being used to further education goals in Africa, New Zealand, Mongolia, India, and China Mainland.

Open Government: A challenge and opportunity for CC Affiliates

  • Leads: Renata Avila
  • Location: Room C
  • Time: 11:00 - 12:30
  • Description: The session brings together a panel of speakers to explore the current state of affairs regarding Open Government, Open Government Standards and Open Data around the world - from Asia to Europe to Latin America.

Lightning Talks

  • Leads:
  • Location: Room D
  • Time: 11:00 - 12:30
  • Description: This session provides an open opportunity for participants to present for 7 minutes on a topic of their choice, in Spanish or English. Talks will be short, and will range from showcases of local CC projects to discussion of issues of important to open access and copyright globally. Talks may be registered throughout the Summit, as long as space remains. So if you have something to say, now is your opportunity.

Argentina showcase

  • Leads: Evelin Heidel, Beatriz Busaniche
  • Location: Theatre
  • Time: 12:30 - 13:30
  • Description: CC Argentina showcases their work and how CC is being used to spur innovation and collaboration in our local community. Will showcase a number of local CC adopters.

Update on the Open Policy Network: Focus on OER

  • Leads: Timothy Vollmer, Cable Green
  • Location: Room C
  • Time: 12:30 - 13:30
  • Description: In 2011-2012, Creative Commons (CC) and other open organizations were contacted by multiple institutions and governments seeking assistance to develop materials and strategies for open policies to make publicly funded resources available under open licenses. CC Affiliates from 35 countries called for a central hub where open policies could be shared and discussed. They were clear: without clearly defined support, open policies are significantly less likely to be introduced and adopted. This session provides an update on the progress of the Open Policy Network and future planning with affiliates, especially for OER policy adoption.
  • Slides

CC and creative industries

  • Leads: Lara Beswick
  • Location: Room D
  • Time: 12:30 - 13:30
  • Description: This panel brings together speakers to discuss how CC is being used by artists and musicians around the world. From the importance of sharing on the screen to musical collaboration in the Middle East and North Africa.

Open Access tools & models

  • Leads: Puneet Kishor
  • Location: Theatre
  • Time: 13:30 - 14:30
  • Description: This panel of speakers looks at how CC is being used to further open access to research and data, from Europe to Africa. It will showcase particular project, and provide a chance to discuss the importance and impact of Open Access globally.

Project grants showcase

  • Leads: Jessica Coates, Meryl Mohan
  • Location: Room D
  • Time: 13:30 - 14:30
  • Description: This session provides an opportunity for an inside look at the activities of CC affiliates, showcasing exciting new affiliate projects that received grants from CC HQ in 2013. Everything from OER workshops to new technical tools will be on display in quick, lightning talk style presentations.

Copyright reform report back

  • Leads: Paul Keller, Delia Brown, Alek Tarkowski, Timothy Vollmer
  • Location: Room D
  • Time: 13:30 - 14:30
  • Description: We'll provide a report back from the Wednesday copyright reform miniconference and have a discussion with affiliates and board about next steps.

Measuring success the CC way

  • Leads: Cathy Casserly, John Weitzmann
  • Location: Theatre
  • Time: 15:30 - 16:30
  • Description: A panel of senior members of the CC community speak to the impact CC has had since its early days at the Summit, and how best to measure this impact in future.

Evading a Two-Edged Sword - A Differential Approach for Advocating CC

  • Leads: Elad Wieder
  • Location: Room C
  • Time: 15:30 - 16:30
  • Description: What are our goals, as members of the international CC affiliates network, when attending local conferences, meetings with stakeholders or giving presentations in various forums? Is it to promote the actual use of CC licenses? To promote free/open culture? To educate the public about copyright law? Are we trying to advocate abstract values or practical tools? Should we take an ideological standpoint or a pragmatic approach? This panel will provide different viewpoints and discussion from CC teams around the world.

Closing session

  • Leads: Cathy Casserly
  • Location: Theatre
  • Time: 15:30 - 16:00
  • Description: The staff of Creative Commons and CC Argentina close the event and farewell attendees.