Triangle Creative Commons 10-year celebration

Creative Commons 10 yearRed Hat, New Kind, and will be hosting a meet-up on Wednesday, December 12, 2012 from 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM (EST) to celebrate the 10-year anniversary of Creative Commons. Triangle user groups using Creative Commons to pursue their passions are invited to attend.

We are looking for speakers. People who are using Creative Commons in interesting ways and would be willing to prepare a five minute lighting talk (20 slides, 5 minutes). If you know anyone in the Triangle community that would be interested in presenting, please contact me.

If you are interested in attending, know about a user group that we can invite, or know someone who may want to attend, please direct them to the following eventbrite to RSVP.

Event details

When: Wednesday, December 12, 2012 from 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM (EST)

Red Hat
1801 Varsity Drive
Centennial Campus, NC State
Raleigh, NC 27606

Nosh: Pizza, beer, and beverages will be provided.

Parking: the Red Hat parking deck will be open and available for parking, please walk to the main entrance and wait to be buzzed in to the building.

What is Creative Commons?

Creative Commons is a nonprofit organization that enables the sharing and use of creativity and knowledge through free legal tools.

They provide free copyright licenses that provide a standardized way to give the public permission to share and use your creative work — on conditions of your choice. CC licenses let you easily change your copyright terms from the default of “all rights reserved” to “some rights reserved.”

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About Shibby

Jason Hibbets is a senior community architect at Red Hat which means he is a mash-up of a community manager and project manager. At night, he wears his cape and is a captain for the Open Raleigh brigade, as well as a co-chair for NC Open Pass. Jason is the author of a book titled The foundation for an open source city--a resource for cities and citizens interested in improving their government through civic hacking. While writing the book, he discovered his unknown superpower of building communities of passionate people. Jason graduated from North Carolina State University and resides in Raleigh, NC with his wife, two kids, two border collies, chickens, lots of tomato plants, and a lazy raccoon somewhere in an oak tree. In his copious spare time, he enjoys surfing, running, gardening, traveling, watching football, sampling craft beer, and participating in local government--not necessarily in that order, but close to it. You can follow him on Twitter: @jhibbets

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