[IRPCoalition] Open call for CopyCamp 2015 conference

rekrutacja Gazeta.pl rekrutacja at gazeta.pl
Thu Jul 16 16:58:42 EEST 2015

Dear All,

The Modern Poland Foundation is pleased to launch an *Open Call for
Speakers* at the *IV International CopyCamp Conference taking place on
November 4, 2015 in Warsaw.*

*Open Call Deadline: July 31, 2015*

The International CopyCamp Conference is the first Central-and-Eastern
European annual event to undertake a multi-sided, balanced and unrestrained
discussion on the social impacts of copyright. Every year representatives
of cultural institutions and private sector, administration and the media,
artists, activists, politicians and academics meet in Warsaw to discuss the
influence of copyright law on the circulation of cultural goods, new
business models for authors' remuneration, use of technologies in social
activism, importance of copyright in the context of human rights, modern
education, innovation. The fourth edition of the conference will present an
opportunity to continue the dynamic debate characterized by high standards
of communication and openness to the input from all interested parties in a
neutral and friendly conference space encouraging participants from all
over the world to network and share ideas. The last three editions
attracted over 1100 participants and 150 speakers from Iceland, France,
Finland, Norway, US, Romania, Belgium, Ukraine, Belarus, Czech Republic,
Slovakia, Hungary, Netherlands, Canada, United Kingdom and Poland.

We are happy to announce that our special guest this year will be* Lev
Manovich*, theoretician and critic of new media, visual artist, professor
at City University of New York and founder of the Software Studies
Initiative, author of the worldwide known book *The Language of New Media*.

Please submit your presentation proposals in the form of an abstract of *no
more than 1800 characters* under one of the enlisted thematic tracks that
characterize this year's conference:

    Models of Remuneration
    Copyright and Education
    Technology and Innovation
    Copyright and Human Rights
    Technologies in Social Activism
    Copyright Enforcement
    Future of Copyright
    Copyright Debate

Submit your proposal at: https://copycamp.pl/en/contact/register-speaker/.
*Please note: *your presentation should not exceed 10 minutes.*

Please find more information at: http://copycamp.pl/en/

Strategic Partners: *Association of Authors ZAiKS, ZIPSEE and Google.*
Partner: *Coalition for Open Education.*
CopyCamp is part of the Future of Copyright project conducted by the Modern
Poland Foundation.

CopyCamp Coordinator: Marta Skotnicka (
marta.skotnicka at nowoczesnapolska.org.pl)

We would be grateful for spreading this information among your colleagues
and associates!

Best regards,
Jarosław Lipszyc
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