From November 26th until November 28th, 2004, the SFScon will take place in Bolzano, Italy. Two members of the Free Software Foundation Europe will give three different lectures: Werner Koch will speak about "Privacy and encryption techniques", Alessandro Rubini will present "Free Software in teaching" and gives an "Introduction to kernel programming".
Event Archive for 2004
The Congresso Internacional de Software Livre (CONISLI) -- a Free Software conference organized entirely by the Free Software community in Brazil -- will take place in the Anhembi Convention Center, Sao Paulo, Brazil. Georg Greve will open the congress with a keynote on Thursday.
On Saturday, Oct 9th 2004 16:00 pm, Georg Greve will participate at a round-table about Free Software at aLANtejo. The event is public, registration is required on the events website (only in Portuguese).
7th "Handelsblatt Jahrestagung", Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Berlin, Germany
On Tuesday, Oct 5 2004, at 14:00 Georg Greve will speak about visions for Free Software. The speech will be delivered in German.
On Friday, Oct 1st 2004, Georg Greve will participate at the event about "autonomy and freedom of knowledge in the information society. Political, economical, and cultural consequences". The conference will start at 9:00 am and will end in the evening. The Event is designed for administrative directors, department chiefs, directors of office from South Tyrol as well as business people, interested organisations, and citizens. The event is public with no admission fee, but registration is required until Sep 30th on the events web site.
On September 23rd Georg Greve will participate to the Expert Meeting on Free Software. He will speak about Free Software and its role in advancing the information society, in particular developing countries.
On Monday, Sept 6 2004, Georg Greve will participate in a discussion round "digital commons" among Lawrence Lessig, the initiator of the prizewinning project "Creative Commons". Questions of the discussion will be: To whom does knowledge belong and how free are Free Software, content and infrastructure?
Free Software Summer Event in Caceres, Spain
On Monday, July 22 at 10:00 Georg Greve holds a speech about the Free Software Foundation Europe. He also participates at round table discussions on the topic "Must governments support Free Software?" on Wednesday, July 21 from 12:30 to 13:30 and from 13:30 to 14:30 and on the topic "Software Patents in Europe" on Thursday, July 22 at the same time. The speeches will be delivered in English.
Conference: "Thoughts are free, and so is software", Dornbirn, Austria
On July 8, 2004, from 17:00 until 19:30, several speeches on Free Software topics will be held in the Competence Center Dornbirn (Austria). Among others, Reinhard Müller will talk about basic concepts of Free Software. Admission is free.
GNU/LinuxTag is one of the major Free Software events. Like every year, the FSF Europe will man a booth. Several of our team members will be there to answer questions about our activities, and we will sell merchandise like t-shirts and pins for the benefit of our work for Free Software. Bernhard Reiter and Georg Greve will hold talks about Free Software and its licenses Wednesday, 16:00, Thursday, 14:00, and Saturday, 13:00.
Within the "Wizards of OS 2004", a workshop with the title "Where next for copyright in Europe?" will be held. The list of speakers also includes Georg Jakob, Member of the FSF Europe, who will talk about winners and losers from the "Intellectual Proprerty Rights Enforcement Directive".
EuroPython: Free Software in the Public Interest
Henrik Sandklef will hold a 30 minute talk on Free Software in the Public Interest during the EuroPython 2004 conference. The talk will be held in Room 1 at 09:30 on the 8th of june.
EuroPython: Panel discussion
Jonas Öberg and Henrik Sandklef will participate in a panel discussion on "Licensing your Python Applications" during the EuroPython 2004 conference. The discussion will take place in Room 3 at 16:00 on the 7th of june.
From May 20th, 2004 until June 10th, 2004, Georg Greve was touring South America, visiting the local Free Software community in Argentina, Uruguay and Brazil to support them in their struggle for freedom and share experiences collected in the work of the FSFE.