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Call for Participation: FSFE Community Meeting and FSFE track at the Libre Software Meeting in Strasbourg, France

14 April 2018

The Libre Software Meeting (LSM) is maybe the biggest community-driven Free Software meeting in France and in 2018 also serves as host of the FSFE community meeting. It takes place in Strasbourg and the FSFE will organise its own track on the first days of LSM, from 7 to 9 of July. This is your chance to be part in the FSFE's community meeting and to give a talk at the LSM 2018 at the same time. Deadline to apply for a talk is April 30 - and before you forget it, apply now!

Call for Participation: FSFE Track About "Digital Education" During the Libre Software Meeting in Strasbourg, France

22 March 2018

From 7 to 12 July there will be the Libre Software Meeting in Strasbourg, France. The conference also known as RMLL is annualy rotating and currently the biggest Free Software event in France. This year, the main topic is "Digital Education: building captivity or new empowerment?". With the FSFE track we are looking for inspiring insights about golden cages and liberation not only in educational institutions but in our everyday lives.

#ilovefs Report 2018

08 March 2018

On Wednesday 14th of February, our community celebrated the annual "I love Free Software Day". A day to declare love to the communities most important to you as well as saying "Thank You" to the Free Software projects surrounding us every single day. The Free Software Foundation Europe also wants to thank everyone who cheered and contributed to make this day as special as it could be.

Ask Your Candidates: Italian parties offer progress towards the use of Free Software in public entities

02 March 2018

The Free Software Foundation Europe (FSFE) publishes the results of the Ask Your Candidates campaign that FSFE Italy did run for the Italian election. Multiple questions have been sent to the major political parties that run for office in the national elections on March 4. We received positive statements by "Movimento 5 Stelle", "Liberi e Uguali", "Partito Democratico" and "Potere al Popolo". Unfortunately, there have been no answers by "+Europa", "Forza Italia", "Fratelli d'Italia" and "Lega Nord".

FSFE Italy asks political parties about their positions on Free Software

19 February 2018

In light of the upcoming elections in Italy on March 4th, the FSFE country team Italy sent out multiple questions to the participating parties to challenge them on their position about Free Software in public administration and education. We will publish and analyse their answers once we receive them.
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FSFE with a booth at Maker Fair in Berlin, Germany

25 to 27 May 2018

IT-tinkering is only possible with Free Software, that's why FSFE is going to be present with an information and merchandise booth on the Maker Fair Berlin from 25.05.2018 till 27.05.2018. On Friday 25 May, Maker Fair is open for school classes and their teachers, free of charge. Maker Fair is a come-together of makers and visitors interested in various DIY-ideas. At FSFE’s booth, visitors can inform themselves about Raspberry Pi as a computer for standard applications especially suitable for education, about how to ‘free’ Android-Smartphones and about email-encryption.

FSFE booth and talk by Erik Albers about Public Money? Public Code! at Open Expo in Madrid, Spain

06 to 07 June 2018

From June 6 to 7 there is the Open Expo in Madrid. Erik Albers will speak about Public Money? Public Code! and why the campaign matters for Spain. The FSFE will also be present with a booth set up by local FSFE supporters and we are looking forward for people to pass by, ask about Free Software and get to know us in person.

FSFE booth at FOSS Backstage in Berlin, Germany

13 to 14 June 2018

On June 13 and 14 there is the first FOSS Backstage event happening in Berlin, Germany. FOSS Backstage intends to become a platform to discuss and learn about all non-technical aspects of open source development. The FSFE will be present with a booth set up by local FSFE supporters and we are looking forward for people to pass by, ask about Free Software and get to know us in person.

FSFE track and community meeting at the Libre Software Meeting in Strasbourg, France

07 to 09 July 2018

The Libre Software Meeting (LSM) is maybe the biggest community-driven Free Software meeting in France and in 2018 also serves as host of the FSFE community meeting. It takes place in Strasbourg and the FSFE will organise its own track on the first days of LSM, from 7 to 9 of July. A detailed agenda and more information to come soon.

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