iCommons Canada Launch Party: September 30, 2004

iCommons Canada Launch Party.

Announcement in PDF format for printing (PDF readers)

Please join us on the evening of Thursday September 30, 2004 for the official launch of the Canadian version of the Creative Commons (cc-ca) licences for digital artworks. The licence was ported for use in Canada by the Canadian Internet Policy and Public Interest Clinic (CIPPIC) in collaboration with the Law & Technology Program at the University of Ottawa's Faculty of Law.

Professor Lawrence Lessig, Chair of Creative Commons, will be the guest of honour. Other guests include 'The Internet and Law: A Global Conversation' conference attendees, educators and students from across the country, and friends from the arts, business and computer community.

The party will feature live music from acclaimed Canadian electronic music artist DJ Nonsense, who is creating a special educational compilation of the history of sampling in the music industry - to be freely-distributed to partygoers. The evening will also include an exhibition of digital artwork made available under cc and/or cc-ca licences.

19h30 at The Collection/Bar 56 Byward Market, Ottawa.

Dress code is free as in freedom. Admission is free as in beer.

Bagels to be served while supplies last.

http://creativecommons.ca

(Please add a comment to indicate if you will be going, so people from this site can meet up).