UPDATE 15/02/2010: Due to high interest the Media 2010 Satellite Seminar will now be held a the University of Technology, Sydney. Please see below for full venue details.

As part of Media 2010, X|Media|Lab and Creative Commons Australia invite you to join Moeed Ahmad, Head of New Media at Al Jazeera in conversation with Professor Brian Fitzgerald, Project Lead of Creative Commons Australia and Rami Olwan, Project Lead of Creative Commons Jordan to discuss free and open models of content management in the digital media environment.

Thursday 18 February, 12.00 – 1.00 pm
UTS Law moot court, UTS: Law
Block B, B, University of Technology, Sydney
Crn Quay Street and Ultimo Road, Haymarket, Sydney
(Google map).

Free entry. Lunch provided.

To register your interest, please RSVP to Elliott Bledsoe, phone (07) 3138 9597 or email [email protected] by Wednesday 17 February.

About the speaker

Moeed has been with Al Jazeera since 2005 and is currently heading the New Media team. His primary responsibility is to develop Al Jazeera’s New Media strategy focusing on distribution, contribution and audience engagement.Moeed graduated from the University of Toronto in 2003. He is a proponent of Open Source technologies and takes a keen interest in evangelizing for initiatives such as Creative Commons which enable knowledge and media sharing.

About the Al Jazeera CC Repository

The Al Jazeera Creative Commons Repository hosts select broadcast quality footage that Al Jazeera has released under various Creative Commons licenses. Select Al Jazeera video footage is available for free to be downloaded, shared, remixed, subtitled and eventually rebroadcasted by users and TV stations across the world with acknowledgement to Al Jazeera.

About Media 2010

Media 2010 is Australasia’s highest quality commercial media summit. Register now: www.media2010.com.au