[LIS-Forum] MEET on Open Access, FLOSS and Copyright Law at INSA on April 26, 2008
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Open Access, FLOSS and Copyright Law for Scholarly Communication and
26th April, 2008
at Indian National Science Academy,
Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg
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
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Tel: 91-11-32471010, 32471002, 32471011, 9810329992 (M)
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