On Friday, February the 12th 2016, the Hellenic Copyright Organization (HCO) and the Regional Directorate of Primary Education of Messinia organized a seminar in the city of Kalamata (at the 18th Elementary School of Kalamata) for the promotion of the educational programme «Copyright and Related Rights».
The aim of the seminar was to inform teachers of Kalamata about the educational programme «Copyright and Related Rights» that was launched by the HCO as well as the importance of the authors' work (writers, visual artists, photographers, music composers, software developers etc) and related rights rightholders (singers, musicians, actors, publishers, film and records producers etc.). The seminar was attended by approximately 35 school teachers. In addition to the HCO speakers the singer Mr Giannis Thomopoulos also addressed the audience.
All attendees were handed a folder containing informative material, including a handbook about copyright for primary school pupils, another one for teachers, a handbook with the basics of copyright, a comic book, stickers with the logo of the programme and more.
The promotion of the educational program is supported by the EUIPO (European Union Intellectual Property Office).
The following photos were taken during the event.
The information material that was distributed.
Mrs Maria Sianidou, lawyer-scientific associate of the HCO.
Mr Giannis Thomopoulos, singer.
Mr Thomopoulos engaged in a conversation with the teachers.
A young student who attended the event, reading the comic book about copyright.