[A2k] Fifth Global Congress on Intellectual Property and the Public Interest – Applications to Participate Now Open

Michael Palmedo mpalmedo at wcl.american.edu
Thu Apr 12 07:22:11 PDT 2018


Fifth Global Congress on Intellectual Property and the Public Interest – Applications to Participate Now Open

April 12, 2018

The American University Washington College of Law (AUWCL) Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property (PIJIP) is pleased to announce the fifth convening of the Global Congress on Intellectual Property and the Public Interest<http://infojustice.org/globalcongress2018>. The Congress will take place the week of September 24, 2018.

The Global Congress is the main convening of a global network of over 800 researchers, activists, and practitioners who work on the intersection of intellectual property and promotion of the public interest. The core goal is to promote evidence-based policy-making by fostering partnerships between academics and policy advocates from around the world.

Applications

The Congress is now accepting applications to present or host sessions, to sponsor, or to request an early invitation for the purposes of securing a travel visa. Applications are due May 15, 2018.


·         Application Form to Apply to Present or Host a Session<https://form.jotform.com/pijip/2018GCIPApp2PResent>

·         Sponsorship – Expression of Interest<https://form.jotform.com/pijip/2018GCIPSupport>

·         Request for Early Visa Letter<https://form.jotform.com/pijip/2018GCIPvisa-info-request>
An application to attend the Congress, including the Pre-Congress Training and Strategy Sessions, will be released May 15, 2018.

For more information on the Global Congress: http://infojustice.org/globalcongress2018


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Michael Palmedo
Assistant Director, Interdisciplinary Research
Program on Information Justice & Intellectual Property
American University Washington College of Law
Washington D.C., 20016
pijip.org | infojustice.org



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