Green economy  |  Events  |  12.03.2012

Document Freedom Day

The Greens/EFA group in the European Parliament is organising on the occasion of the Document Freedom Day (March 28th) an event together with the Free Software community on the adoption of Open Standards in the e-Book market.

EVENT: Conference

TIME:  Wednesday 28 March 2012, 16:30-19:00

PLACE: Room 1G3, Altiero Spinelli Building, European Parliament

LANGUAGE: English, French, Dutch (simultaneous translations)

The purpose of this Document Freedom Day event is to give voice to the movement for a free information infrastructure, and to highlight the importance of Open Standards and how they impact both business opportunities in the eBook market and universal access to the Public Domain.

Speakers are, amongst others, Dr. Carl-Christian BUHR, Member of the Cabinet of Ms Neelie Kroes, European Commission Vice-President for the Digital Agenda as well as representatives from the French eBook manufacturer Bokeen and the software platform Calibre to talk about their respective experiences in the ebook market and their views on European policies on standards & interoperability. 

If you don't have a badge for entering the European Parliament, please register to the event here