Conference on Free Software in Phonm Penh

Conference on the Sharing Knowledge

Guest speakers from different countries are giving a speech/Photo by: Koam Tivea

A conference on the Sharing of Knowledge, “Open Knowledge, Free Culture”, was held on January 8th, 2010 from 8:00AM – 12 PM at the Meeting Hall of Institute of Foreign Language (IFL), Russian Blvd, Toul Kork, Phnom Penh, Cambdodia.

This conference brings together scholars and experts from Cambodia, Indonesia, Germanyand Philippines, and it is sponsored by Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (German Academic Exchange Service, DAAD).

This conference mainly discusses about the rise of “free software” that it is a part of a culture of sharing. However, there are many sub topics that are being discussed during the conference such as: Under-mining Abundance in the Information Sector, OpenSource and Open Knowledge, Blogging in Cambodia, Information and Communications Technology (ICT) and video anarchy in the Philippine context, and Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) and Copyright.

Written by: Dara Saoyuth

Written Date: 09/01/2010


About Saoyuth

A graduate in Media Management with experiences working as a reporter with local and international news institutions, a multimedia team leader and a TV Producer for a LIVE News Show. Currently, I am a freelance video maker and social media consultant.

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