Use of Creative Commons Materials: 

A Practical Workshop 

Video and other resources of the workshop can be found here.


Abstract: Creative Commons licenses are copyright licenses that let you share your work easily with other people all over the world - by making it "Some Rights Reserved" instead of "All Rights Reserved". You can also remix and reuse creative works under Creative Commons licenses legally, without the fear of infringing others copyright.

In this workshop, you will learn about:

1) What is Creative Commons, how it works, and what is the value of Creative Commons for Hong Kong, and its policy implications.

2) Tips, tools and practical skills of using Creative Commons licenses - how to use Creative Commons licensed work, and how to publish your work under Creative Commons license.

3) The variety of creative works available in the Creative Commons including music, photos, educational materials, and others.
Organizer: Centre for Development and Resources for Students of The University of Hong Kong
Date: 24 November 2007 (Sat)
Time: 9:30 - 12:30am
Venue: Rm 305, HKU SPACE Admiralty Learning Centre
Speakers: Chong Chan Yau - Director of Student Development, Centre of Development and Resources for Students, University of Hong Kong

Rebecca Mackinnon - Assistant Professor of Journalism and Media Studies Centre, University of Hong Kong

Edmon Chung - Vice-Chairman of Internet Society, Hong Kong

Jack Qiu - Assistant Professor, School of Journalism and Communication, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Ben Cheng - Convenor of Intellectual Property Issues Watch
Admission Fee: Free Admission
Registration: Please send your name and contact details to email:, or phone: (852) 2857-8383 (Ms Melissa Wong)
*Seats are Limited

How to get there?

Admiralty Learning Centre
3/F, Admiralty Centre, 18 Harcourt Road, H.K. (access via the Shopping Arcade escalators through Exit A, Admiralty MTR Station)

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