As promised, we're writing again with more details for our public policy
meetup at Wikimania later this week:
it will take place on Sat 8/12 from 12:30 to 2 p.m. in *room #722 on the
7th floor* of the conference hotel.
Everybody's welcome and we're looking forward to seeing you soon.
Dimi (Free Knowledge Advocacy Group EU)
Jan (Wikimedia Foundation)
On Sat, Jul 29, 2017 at 2:46 AM Jan Gerlach <jgerl...@wikimedia.org> wrote:
> Dear all
> At this year’s Wikimania conference
> <https://wikimania2017.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimania> next month in
> Montréal, we’re again hosting a public policy meetup for folks interested
> in advocacy for laws that promote free knowledge and the Wikimedia
> projects. The gathering will take place on Saturday, August 12, from 12.30
> to 2.00pm in a room on the 7th floor of the event hotel. We will announce
> the room number once it is available.
> We’d like to invite you to join us for a conversation and exchange about
> ongoing and upcoming policy challenges and campaigns. The goal for this
> meetup is to learn about regulatory trends and developments directly from
> other Wikimedians from different countries. We’re also inviting people from
> other organizations who are participating in Wikimania and would love to
> use the meetup to connect them with you.
> Some topics that we can discuss include:
> Copyright reform in the EU, South Africa, and Australia;
> Access to knowledge and enforcement of national laws across borders;
> Public domain status for publicly funded works.
> The meetup will take place over lunch, so feel free to grab food and bring
> it with you to the room.
> If you’re interested in participating, please send us an email off-list.
> We look forward to seeing you!
> Dimi (Free Knowledge Advocacy Group EU)
> Jan (Wikimedia Foundation)
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