Seminar – Moeed Ahmad, Al Jazeera – Thurs 18 Feb
Next week ccAustralia and x|media|lab are co-hosting a lunchtime seminar in sydney as part of media 2010 on al jazeera’s creative commons repository.Moeed ahmad, head of new media at al jazeera will be there, joined by 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.
The seminar is on thursday 18 february, 12.00 – 1.00 pm at the NSW trade & investment centre (google map). It is free entry. a light lunch will be provided. Full details go to http://creativecommons.org.au/media2010.
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