Help us invite to FSCONS
Do you want to help us publicize FSCONS? You can use the following invitation if you feel that there are people who should be made aware of the conference (or just write your own). Thank you!
Registration now open!
Free Society Conference and Nordic Summit
Gothenburg, Sweden, 5-7th November 2010
The Free Society Conference and Nordic Summit (FSCONS) is the Nordic
countries largest meeting place between Free Software, Free and Digital
Culture and Free Society. Gathered around a series of interesting themes,
more than 50 speakers will talk on a wide array of topics that engage
Topics for 2010 include embedded systems, ethics, digital infrastructure,
rapid prototyping, hackerspaces, decentralised networks, free software,
forks of the free software philosophy and social movements.
During the conference, organisations and projects will also be available
and present their work including the Fedora Community, Creative Commons,
Free Software Foundation Europe and the RepRap Project.
Speakers and sessions
The full program of the conference can be found on http://fscons.org/program
Among the speakers can be found Erik de Bruijn (NL) from the RepRap project
talking about rapid prototyping and open hardware; Glyn Moody (UK), author of
the Rebel Code: Linux and the Open Source Revolution will talk about the
ethics of intellectual monopolies; Alessandro Rubini, author of Linux Device
Drivers, will talk data structures benchmarked in the Linux kernel and
Karin Kosina vka kyrah will talk about the inanna project, an experiment
in art, technology, and the transformative power of free hardware and
During the conference days, a number of workshops will also be organised,
with topics such as Free Software in Swedish schools, packaging for Debian
using Git, and File System Formats.
Registration is now open at http://fscons.org/register and starts at
€30 for a normal registration.
The registration includes access to all of the conference program, all
social events (including dinner during the Saturday social event) and coffee
and tea during the two conference days.
We hope to see you in Gothenburg in November!
Original post: http://fscons.org/2010/news/help-us-invite-fscons