Alek Tarkowski is a sociologist, maker of digital strategies and public policies, advocate and researcher of digital society. Since 2004 he has been active, in Poland and globally, in organizations and social movements building an open internet. His focus has been on copyright and intellectual property. His interests include broader digital strategies for societies, regulation of emergent technologies, digital skills and openness of public resources.

Alek Tarkowski is co-Founder at Open Future, a new think tank for the open movement. Its ambition is to make the open movement more impactful and to be a strong public interest voice in debates about digital policies. For example with respect to the digital commons and shared and public internet, by building narratives, research and strategic advocacy work. He is the co-founder of Creative Commons Poland, Communia, the European Association on the Digital Public Domain and Polish Coalition for Open Education (KOED). Member of the Board of Directors of Creative Commons and of the Steering Committee of Internet Governance Forum Poland.


Thursday 19:30 – 20:30 Panel discussion