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Friday, April 13 • 2:45pm - 3:30pm
State of Open Licenses – Forging a Path Ahead in the Open Licensing Jungle

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Despite standard open licenses created by CC and Open Knowledge International (via the Open Definition), many organizations develop their own ‘open’ licenses. This poses challenges for users, because they can’t be sure that these are truly open, preventing us from moving towards a legally compatible data commons. This workshop is to discuss open licensing and how we can make progress so that the promise of being able to combine and share freely can be accomplished. We hope this will result in a renewed effort between Creative Commons and Open Knowledge to tackle open license proliferation.

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Paul Keller

Paul Keller co-director of of Kennisland, an Amsterdam based think-tank focussed on innovation in the knowledge economy. Paul advises public sector institution on copyright policy issues and he is public project lead for Creative Commons in the Netherlands. He also serves as Coll... Read More →
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Diane Peters

General Counsel, Creative Commons
I lead the legal team and legal programs at CC.
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Sander van der Waal

Open Knowledge International
Having worked with Open Knowledge International (OKI) since late 2012, Sander has been involved in many different open data and open knowledge initiatives, including software projects like the data publication software CKAN, training via the School of Data initiative, and domain... Read More →


Friday April 13, 2018 2:45pm - 3:30pm
Kensington Ballroom "B" 2nd floor, Delta Toronto Hotel, 75 Lower Simcoe St, Toronto ON

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