The House of Commons is currently reviewing Bill C-11, the Copyright Modernization Act. If passed, it will have significant impact on the way Canadians access content, both online and off.
A hot topic of debate within the academic community, Carleton University’s School of Information Technology will host a high-level discussion for students and faculty to allow them to raise their concerns.
When: 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 6, 2012
Where: Oliver’s Pub, Carleton University Centre
- The Honorable Geoff Regan, MP for Halifax West and member of the legislative committee on Bill C-11
- David Fewer, Canadian Internet Policy and Public Interest Clinic
- Ali Arya, Associate Professor, School of Information Technology, Carleton University
Parking: Media are asked to park in P2 on Campus Avenue and leave their credentials on their dashboards.
Ali Arya is professor in the Faculty of Engineering in the School of Information Technology. He is an expert in virtual worlds and characters and has done extensive work on social, educational and collaborative online environments. His research looks at computer games and interactive stories, human-computer interaction, artificial intelligence, multimedia, and software project management.
For more information:
Associate Professor, School of Information Technology
613-520-2600 ext. 8718