Networking and chain reactions through CC Japan’s outreach activities

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Networking and chain reactions through CC Japan’s outreach activities

  1. 1. Networking and chain reactions through CC Japan’s outreach activities Tomoaki Watanabe Creative Commons Japan Creative Commons Asia & Pacific Meeting June.5.2010. Seoul For licensing information, see the last page.
  2. 2. Short descriptions <ul><li>・ A course at Tokyo U “Information Society in Practice – Digital Copyright and Openness” </li></ul><ul><li>Basic lectures on copyright law, recent major debates, licensing issues, CC , + a series of guest lectures by industry and academic experts </li></ul><ul><li>what we can share: </li></ul><ul><li>lesson plans, assignment ideas, course slides, syllabus (J), etc. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Short descriptions <ul><li>・ Symposium “Diverse Possibilities of Open Access” Open Access Week Japan 2009 /w SPARC Japan, at Tokyo U. </li></ul><ul><li>what we can share: symposium ideas for open access week; what open access week is about </li></ul><ul><li>・ Panel “Wikipedia’s licensing issues – current state and future prospects” at Wikimedia Conference Japan 2010. -- 2 CC-JP members+ 2 Wikimedians+ me </li></ul><ul><li>what we can share: panel ideas, conference ideas involving Wikimedians </li></ul>
  4. 4. How one thing led to another <ul><li>CC JP starts twitter </li></ul><ul><li>K. Bando talks to CC JP, expressing a wish about a symposium </li></ul><ul><li>The symposium happens, with video messages from Will Banks and others </li></ul><ul><li>4a) Science Commons Translation project launches </li></ul><ul><li>4b) A journal dedicates an issue to open access, featuring the symposium speakers, including CC JP’s </li></ul><ul><li>4c) Creative Commons is asked to teach a course on information society at Tokyo University </li></ul>
  5. 5. Another such thread <ul><li>1) Involved in Wikimedia Conference Japan 2009 planning </li></ul><ul><li>2) CC Japan was asked to organize a panel </li></ul><ul><li>3a) CC Japan gets a new member </li></ul><ul><li>3b) a request for contribution to a book </li></ul>
  6. 6. Small Lessons <ul><li>CC Japan is mostly passive – we respond to requests, more than pursue particular goals we set. </li></ul><ul><li>Active people come to us – they are greatly helpful. </li></ul><ul><li>Dive into a new area, when invited, especially if CC is known in the area. </li></ul><ul><li>It is an efficient way to meet interested, listening folks – save you from wasting efforts. </li></ul><ul><li>We do not have strong communities – still meeting lots of new people in new areas. </li></ul>
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