Thursday, May 9 • 6:00pm - 11:00pm
Opening Night Program

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We've invited Jennifer Jenkins and Jamie Boyle from Duke Center for the Study of the Public Domain, and
Siko Bouterse and Adele Vrana from Whose Knowledge to give a keynote address.

We're also featuring a lineup of short talks from Creative Commons Global Network members. They are accomplished leaders in their fields participating in crucial work for a more open world. These keynotes will be: Majd al Shihabi of Lebanon, Sophie Bloemen of Amsterdam and Brussels, Kelsey Merkley of Canada, Natalia Mileszyk of Poland, Dr. Haggen So of Hong Kong, and Ọmọ Yoòbá of Nigeria.

Followed by an evening of music featuring Tribe of Noise and DarkSunn of Monster Jinx - more artists to be added soon!

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Jennifer Jenkins

Director, Center for the Study of the Public Domain
Jennifer Jenkins is the Director of the Center for the Study of the Public Domain and Clinical Professor of Law at Duke Law School, where she teaches courses in Music Copyright, IP, and Trademark Law. She is the co-author of Intellectual Property: Cases and Materials (4th ed... Read More →
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James Boyle

William Neal Reynolds Professor of Law, Duke Law School
James Boyle is the William Neal Reynolds Professor of Law at Duke Law School, and was one of the founding Board Members of Creative Commons. He is the author of the books The Public Domain: Enclosing the Commons of the Mind (Yale Univ. Press 2008) and Shamans and Software and Spleens... Read More →
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Siko Bouterse

Co-Director, Whose Knowlege?
Siko Bouterse is a feminist hacker of social systems, community organizer, and Wikipedian, who advocates for a more emancipatory and plural open web where it’s safe to be ourselves. She’s the former Director of Community Resources at the Wikimedia Foundation, where she led participatory... Read More →
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Adele Godoy Vrana

Co-Director, Whose Knowledge
Adele Vrana is an Afro-Brazilian feminist, anti-racism activist, and Wikimedian against-all-odds, who advocates for a decolonized internet where people like her can be visible, heard and affirmed. As the former Director of Strategic Partnerships at the Wikimedia Foundation, she led... Read More →
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Kelsey Merkley

Senior Policy Advisor, Ontario Digital Service
Other hats: Founder of UnCommon Women - lover of colouring books.Creative Commons Canada
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public policy expert, Centrum Cyfrowe
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Ọmọ Yoòbá

Lingua Manager, Global Voices
Ọmọ Yoòbá is a journalist and cultural advocate. He's interested in language revitalization, technology, human rights and global unity. He's open to collaboration in all forms.
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Majd Al-shihabi

Bassel Khartabil Free Culture Fellowship
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Haggen So

Director, Hong Kong Creative Open Technology Association
Graduated from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Dr. So is the president of the Hong Kong Creative Open Technology Association and the public lead of Creative Commons Hong Kong. He is a visiting lecturer of the Hong Kong Community College and previously taught in Hong Kong... Read More →

Thursday May 9, 2019 6:00pm - 11:00pm
Cineteatro Capitólio Teatro Raul Solnado Parque Mayer, 1250-096 Lisboa

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