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The Power of Open

Please join Creative Commons and The New America Foundation in a celebration of universal access in the 21st Century for the release of The Power of Open, a new book featuring case studies about artists, educators and entrepreneurs from around the globe who successfully use Creative Commons' tools to advance their research, art, teaching, and business. Creative Commons, a nonprofit organization dedicated to achieving a vision of universal access on the Internet, is bringing together some of the world’s most innovative and influential individuals to discuss this vision and this event is one of six that will  take place in cities across 6 continents, including Washington, D.C., and feature some of the most prominent voices in art, science, business and policy.

A reception with wine and light fare will follow the event.



5:30pm to 5:35pm - Introduction

Tom Glaisyer
Knight Media Policy Fellow
New America Foundation

5:35pm to 6:30pm - Speaker Presentations

Lawrence Lessig
Director of the Edmond J. Safra Foundation Center for Ethics, Harvard University
Professor of Law, Harvard Law School

Rebecca MacKinnon
Co-Founder, Global Voices Online,
Schwartz Fellow New America Foundation

Mike Webb
Director of Communications

Dan Zaccagnino
Indaba Music

6:30pm to 7:30pm - Reception

Event Time and Location

Thursday, June 16, 2011 - 5:30pm - 7:30pm
New America Foundation
1899 L Street NW Suite 400
Washington, DC 20036

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