Grants:TPS/nasirkhan/Creative Commons Global Summit 2015/Report

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This Wikimedia Participation Support report has been accepted by the Wikimedia Participation Support Committee.To see the original request, please visit Grants:TPS/nasirkhan/Creative Commons Global Summit 2015.



Event name[edit]

Creative Commons Global Summit 2015

Participant connections[edit]

On the first day there was pre conference only for the Creative Commons affiliate members. Affiliates form about 80 countries attended this year. I had discussions with many of them and from the CC staff i can mention the names of Ryan Merkley, CEO, Cable Green, Director of Global Learning, Paul Stacey, Associate Director of Global Learning, Rob Myers, Software Developer, Alex Gakuru, Regional Coordinator – Africa, SooHyun Pae, Regional Coordinator – Asia-Pacific, Tobias Schonwetter, Regional Coordinator – Africa. I had a long discussion with Rob Myers about the upcoming and ongoing tech projects.

Outcome[edit]

I wrote a blog post about the event which was published on the en:Prothom Alo, a newspaper who have the largest circulation within the country as well as the online version. The links are the following. Along with this i arranged a small meetup with the volunteers who are located at Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Finances[edit]

  • Plane fare: $1100
  • Local transport: $180
  • Food: $60
  • Total: $1340

Amount left over[edit]

Anything else[edit]