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The Big Open – Joining Forces on the Quest for the Free and Open #728
[ UUID ] 326cecb4-0eeb-4681-8268-ea926ea9c625
[ Session Name ] The Big Open – Joining Forces on the Quest for the Free and Open
[ Submitter's Name ] Nicole Ebber
[ Additional facilitators ] Alek Tarkowski,various people from Creative Commons and Wikimedia
What will happen in your session?
We’re hosting a session to map out how we can create the Big Open together.
Now we’d like to ask: what are opportunities for joining forces? How can we collaborate for even greater impact? And what story about the “Big Open”can we tell, to encourage stronger collaboration? We’re collecting ideas around four major themes: community, policy, organisation, common narratives. Join us for a conversation about how to be open together.
What is the goal or outcome of your session?
In this session, we are eager to work with participants from the free and open scene to identify common goals and discuss forms of collaboration. Each player in this field has their specific focus, and we would like to map opportunities, ideas and thoughts for a more collaborative future – together we can be bigger than the sum of our parts!
We are aiming at identifying synergies as well as contacts from different organizations and networks who are interested in working together and fostering the ties between the different Open Movement players.
Insights from this session will feed into a broader discussion that we will be conducting over the coming months.
If your session requires additional materials or electronic equipment, please outline your needs.
Sticky notes and sharpies.
The session itself will be 90 mins long and – after a brief introduction – be interactive instead of lecture style. We would like to add some drop-in time (2 hours) for informal conversations afterwards, so that people can immediately connect and build upon the outcomes of the session.