Free Culture X, a conference of Students for Free Culture, will be held February 13th at the George Washington University in Washington, D.C. Keynote addresses will be given by Harvard Berkman Center co-founder Jonathan Zittrain, PK President and cofounder Gigi Sohn, and the director of American University's Center for Social Media, Pat Aufderheide. Also speaking on a panel about open access and access to knowledge is PK's Deputy Legal Director, Sherwin Siy.
The conference is focused on developing greater openness among institutions of higher education by specifically investigating:
The politics of open networks,
Global access to knowledge, and
Attendees have the option to pay-what-you-want with prizes (such as signed copies of books by Lawrence Lessig and Henry Jenkins or custom voicemail recordings by Jonathan Zittrain) awarded for sizable donations.