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Open Knowledge Conference 2011

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Event Date and Time: 
30/06/2011 - 08:00 - 01/07/2011 - 16:00

World Copyright Summit

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Event Date and Time: 
07/06/2011 - 08:00 - 08/06/2011 - 16:00

Free Culture Forum

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Event Date and Time: 
28/10/2010 - 09:00 - 31/10/2010 - 17:00

Open source software in Malaysia

The Malaysian government has set an example for the Asia-Pacific region in its support for free and open source software (FOSS). In 2004 it launched a master plan for rolling out FOSS throughout the public sector. That plan is now in its second phase of "accelerated adoption", which is intended to make the use of FOSS within government more pervasive. The overall aims of the programme are:

Innovate / Activate: An Unconference on IP and Activism

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Event Date and Time: 
23/09/2010 - 13:00 - 24/09/2010 - 21:00

Report of CI's 2010 global meeting on A2K

On 21-22 April, Kuala Lumpur hosted a gathering of 36 Consumers International members and partners for its first global meeting on Access to Knowledge. The meeting included the launches of CI's 2010 IP Watchlist, which has since gained much media interest, and our runaway hit short film When Copyright Goes Bad, which has since accumulated almost 50 thousand page views in English and Spanish.

International Symposium of Public Policies for Digital Collections

See the official Web site at http://culturadigital.br/aovivo/.

The digitization of Brazilian Cultural Collections has become a high priority issue, asking for an analysis about the limits imposed by the current Copyright Law, the opportunities created by new technologies, the existing standards, as well as the strategies to create an effective network between organizations and existing projects.

Event Date and Time: 
26/04/2010 - 01:00 - 30/04/2010 - 09:00

A2K4: Access to Knowledge & Human Rights

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Event Date and Time: 
13/02/2010 - 13:00 - 14/02/2010 - 22:30

Internet Governance Forum 2010

The 2010 Internet Governance Forum will be held in Vilnius, Lithuania. For more information see the official site.

Event Date and Time: 
14/09/2010 - 01:00 - 17/09/2010 - 10:00

Access to Knowledge at the Internet Governance Forum

Consumers International and the African Copyright and A2K Project (ACA2K) this week held a successful workshop looking at the Global State of Copyright and Access to Knowledge at the 2009 meeting of the multi-stakeholder United Nations Internet Governance Forum in Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt. The session was moderated by Dr Bassem Awad from ACA2K, who is also Chief Judge at the Egyptian Ministry of Justice.