[LIS-Forum] MEET on Open Access, FLOSS and Copyright Law at INSA on April 26, 2008

Sangeeta Kaul sangs at delnet.ren.nic.in
Wed Apr 2 14:31:49 IST 2008

                                Brainstorming Meet
	Open Access, FLOSS and Copyright Law for Scholarly Communication and
				 Literary Work 

				26th April, 2008

			at Indian National Science Academy, 
				Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg
					New Delhi

The Indian National Science Academy (INSA) is organizing brainstorming session 
on the 26th of April, 2008 at its premises. The major aim of the meet is to
 draft the recommendations for changes in Policy and Law to the Government of
 India to be in tune with changing technologies in the new information era and 
the international developments.

The meet will start at 9.30 AM on the 26th. The first session will concentrate
 on OA and FLOSS. Lectures by Prof Subbiah Arunachalam, Dr Sunil and Dr Sahu
 will be followed by a discussion on and finalization of the Recommendations for changes in Policy and Law for enabling an Indian initiative in OA and FLOSS.

After a Coffee break between 11.30 AM and 12.00 Noon, there will be talks on 
Copyright for Scholarly Communication and Literary work by Prof N. Balakrishnan and Shri Pravin Anand. From 1.00 PM to 1.30 PM, the draft recommendations will 
be brainstormed and finalized. The meet will end with a Lunch.

The outcome of the meet will affect you directly or indirectly. If you are a
 Student, Teacher, avid reader, Publisher, Scientist, Technologist, Government 
Employee, Policy maker, Lawyer and a concerned citizen who likes to believe in 
democratization of Knowledge, we need you and your inputs in shaping up the
 recommendations to the Government. Please register at www.insaindia.org or by
 sending an e-mail : publ-insa at nic.in  or  fax : 011-23231095.

All are Welcome

Sangeeta Kaul
Network Manager 
DELNET-Developing Library Network
JNU Campus 
Nelson Mandela Road
Vasant Kunj
New Delhi-110070
Tel: 91-11-32471010, 32471002, 32471011, 9810329992 (M)
Web : www.delnet.nic.in

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