Professor Brian Fitzgerald, Queensland University of Technology, introduced, Professor Anne Fitzgerald (his sister and also from Queensland University of Technology), as the first speaker. She mentioned that ANU has released an open access policy, also the Declaration of Open Government, by Lindsay Tanner, Minister for Finance and Deregulation (16 July 2010).
Later speakers planned are:
10:40am - 11:00am Neale Hooper, Queensland University of Technology Creative Commons and Government Case Studies: public sector 11:00am - 11:20am Donna Nicholson, A/g Assistant Statistician, Integrated Collections & Dissemination Division, Australian Bureau of Statistics Case Study: Australian Bureau of Statistics 11:20am - 11:40am Roxanne Missingham, Australian Parliamentary Librarian Case Study: Australian Parliament 11:40am -12:00noon Bernard de Broglio, Internet Coordinator, Mosman Municipal Council Case Study: Mossman Municipal Council, Sydney 12noon-1pm Lunch Case Studies: educational, cultural and creative 1:00pm -1:20pm Seb Chan, Head of Digital, Social and Emerging Technologies, Powerhouse Museum Case Study: Powerhouse Museum 1:20pm - 1:40pm Sherre DeLys, Founder/Executive Producer, ABC Pool Case Study: ABC Pool Implementing Open Access 1:40pm - 2:00pm Colin Steele, Emeritus Fellow, Australian National University Creative Commons in research and education 2:00pm - 2:20pm Richard Best, Legal Advisor, NZ State Services Commission New Zealand Government Open Access and Licensing Framework (NZGOAL) 2:20pm - 2:40pm Helen Daniels, Assistant Secretary, Copyright Law Branch, Attorney-General’s Department New Intellectual Property Guidelines and the Role of Agencies 2:40pm - 2:50pm Cheryl Foong, Queensland University of Technology Guide to Creative Commons and Government Wrap up 2:50pm - 3:00pm Closing comments
ps: I noticed a locust crawling around the senate hearing room. I am not sure what omen this is. ;-)