middle east

Creative Commons Salon · Beirut

Our first event at Karaj will be the Creative Commons salon, Beirut! Join us for a night of short talks, music, art and good friends. Of course with snacks and drinks! October 25th, 9pm. Please forward far and wide.


Creative Commons Lebanon Launch · Beirut

Following the Digitally Open conference in Doha and a regional meeting including members of CC’s communities in Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Qatar, Syria and UAE, Creative Commons co-founder Lawrence Lessig and CC CEO Joichi Ito visited Beirut for the official launch of the Creative Commons Lebanon project.

CC Fellow Ayah Bdeir and VJ CelineCeline, with the help of entrepreneur Habib Haddad, organized the second CC Salon in Beirut. The cozy Karaj, Ayah’s newly opened space for events and gatherings, also hosted a talk by Freesouls‘ artist Chris Adams and a DJ set by Fabricatorz founder and CC fellow Jon Phillips.



ICTQatar Open Source Workshop · Doha

Jump into the world of apps, source codes and transformative innovation – it’s the world of open source software.

Join the rapidly growing community of web and software developers that are embracing open source and finding new ways to make their mark.

Take part in this hands-on workshop on October 23, 2010 from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and learn from some of the leading open source developers in the region. Hear insights on the latest thinking in open source and engage in practical tutorials on development innovation.