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Event Archive for 2013

Monthly Fellowship meeting in Vienna, Austria

20 December 2013

This month, the Vienna Fellowship meeting will be in the Metalab, located in the Rathausstraße 6 in the 1st district of Vienna. We'll be there from 18:00, with agenda related discussions starting at 19:00. As usual, this invitation is for everyone interested in the FSFE or Free Software. We're looking forward to seeing you there!  

Fellowship Meeting with the topic "Save online content to read it while you or the content is offline" in Berlin, Deutschland

12 December 2013

On December 12 will be the next Berlin Fellowshipmeeting in the e-lok (near Ostkreuz). Erik will discuss with us different possibilities about how to "Save online content and read it while you or the content is offline". Included is a live-presentation of the software "Zotero". In addition, there will be a report about FSFE's official activities during the last month. As usual, the Fellowship meeting is a good possibility to meet other Fellows as well as other Free Software enthusiasts. You can get good food and best drinks at e-lok for a reasonable price and good mood for no cost. Official start is at 19:30.  

Talk "Die Arbeit der FSFE in Europa, Deutschland und München", Munich, Germany

22 November 2013

Christian Kalkhoff, Fellowship Coordinator Munich, gives a presentation about "The work of the FSFE in Europe, Germany and Munich" during Munichs "Open-Source-Treffen". Content will be the work of FSFE and its affiliate activists on all levels of politic and society. Kalkhoff will show Munichs Fellowship group as an example of how principles and campaigns of the FSFE can be realised on a local level. The event begins at 6 pm.  

MutterWare #2

19 November 2013

On the 19th of November there will be a second session of the MutterWare, which Hugo started back in March.

The MutterWare is a meeting of users of the mail client mutt, either long-time experts, just beginners, or even not-yet-users. It's about discussing the functionalities, exchanging tips and hacks, and enjoying a good talk.

The meeting will take place in Mozilla's Parisian new offices near the Grands Boulevards, starting at 8p.m.  

Monthly Fellowship meeting in Vienna, Austria

15 November 2013

This month, the Vienna Fellowship meeting will be in the Metalab, located in the Rathausstraße 6 in the 1st district of Vienna. We'll be there from 18:00, with agenda related discussions starting at 19:00. As usual, this invitation is for everyone interested in the FSFE or Free Software. We're looking forward to seeing you there!  

Berlin Fellowship meeting

14 November 2013

On November 14 there will be next Berlin Fellowship meeting that is going to take place at e-lok (next to Ostkreuz). Silvan will discuss variuos opportunities with us to use Free Software for your calender management. In addition we will talk about FSFE's last months activities.

As usual, the Fellowship meeting is a good possibility to meet other Fellows as well as other Free Software enthusiasts. You can get good food and best drinks at e-lok for a reasonable price and good mood for no cost. Official start is at 19:30. 

Hacking for Compliance, Berlin, Germany

26 October 2013

On Saturday 26 October 2013 from 14:00 to 19:00 compliance volunteers will check devices' compliance with the GNU GPL. Harald Welte from gpl-violations.org, and one of our lawyers will support the volunteers during the day in FSFE's Berlin office. The event is by invitation only, if you want to participate contact Matthias Kirschner.  

Monthly Fellowship meeting in Vienna, Austria

18 October 2013

This month, the Vienna Fellowship meeting will be in the Metalab, located in the Rathausstraße 6 in the 1st district of Vienna. We'll be there from 18:00, with agenda related discussions starting at 19:00. As usual, this invitation is for everyone interested in the FSFE or Free Software. We're looking forward to seeing you there!  

Meet FSFE in Vienna!

12 October 2013

For the second time in FSFE's history, the General Assembly will take place in Vienna, Austria. As usual, there will be a social event on Saturday evening. Please join us at Metalab, Vienna's finest hackerspace, on Saturday, October 12, starting at 20:00 CEST. You will have the chance to discuss Free Software issues over drinks and beats with many of FSFE's GA members. We're looking forward to seeing you there!  

GNU's 30th anniversary in Berlin

28 – 29 September 2013

The GNU project started on September 27, 1983. This month, its anniversary is celebrated around the world by the GNU community and Free Software activists. The Berlin Fellowship group, staff members and volunteers will meet in the Berlin Hackerspace C-base on September 28, to celebrate 30 years of GNU. Join and take action everyday with GNU-a-Day, six more software freedom actions until the end of September.  

European Coordinators Meeting in Berlin, Germany

27 – 29 September 2013

From September 27 to September 29 there will be FSFE's first European Coordinators Meeting to connect our Fellowship community activities. Participation is limited to active volunteers and Fellows that receive an invitation but there will be a public event to meet on Saturday, 28.  

Monthly Fellowship meeting in Vienna, Austria

20 September 2013

This month, the Vienna Fellowship meeting will be in the Metalab, located in the Rathausstraße 6 in the 1st district of Vienna. We'll be there from 18:00, with agenda related discussions starting at 19:00. As usual, this invitation is for everyone interested in the FSFE or Free Software. We're looking forward to seeing you there!  

Panel Discussion with youth organisations of Political Parties in Berlin, Germany

12 September 2013

On September 12, the FSFE will host a panel discussion "Internet policy - Only with Free Software?" including representatives from the biggest youth organisations of the political parties that run for the Bundestag in 2013. The panel discussion will be from 19 - 21 hours with a following stand-up reception. The event takes place in the Büro 2.0, Weigandufer 45, 12059 Berlin. The event is public and attendance for no cost.  

F-Droid workshop by Daniel Marti in Berlin, Germany

17 August 2013

On Saturday, 17th of August 2013, Daniel Martí, F-Droid developer and FSFE summer intern, will be hosting the second F-Droid workshop open to the public. It will take place at Büro 2.0 at 2 PM.  

Monthly Fellowship meeting in Vienna, Austria

16 August 2013

This month, the Vienna Fellowship meeting will be in the Metalab, located in the Rathausstraße 6 in the 1st district of Vienna. We'll be there from 18:00, with agenda related discussions starting at 19:00. As usual, this invitation is for everyone interested in the FSFE or Free Software. We're looking forward to seeing you there!  

Fellowship Meeting in Mainz, Germany

07 August 2013

Wednesday, 7 August, the next Fellowship meeting in the Rhein/Main area will take place in Mainz. We will meet there around 19:00 h.  

Richard Stallman will be inducted into the Internet Hall of Fame

03 August 2013

On Saturday, 3rd of August 2013, Richard Stallman, founder of the Free Software Foundation and the Free Software movement, will be inducted into the Internet Hall of Fame by the Internet Society association. The induction ceremony is open to the public, but as seats are limited, you need to register.  

Workshop about "Secure Boot" at German Ministry of Economics, Berlin, Germany

26 July 2013

On 3 September 2013 Matthias Kirschner will give a talk "Trusted Computing from point of Free Software developers". It is part of a one day workshop on Trusted Computing, the German Government's white paper on this topic, and what it means for companies. The event takes place at the Ministry of Economics, Invalidenstraße 48, 10115 Berlin and is invitation only.  

Monthly Fellowship meeting in Vienna, Austria

19 July 2013

This month, the Vienna Fellowship meeting will be in the Metalab, located in the Rathausstraße 6 in the 1st district of Vienna. We'll be there from 18:00, with agenda related discussions starting at 19:00. As usual, this invitation is for everyone interested in the FSFE or Free Software. We're looking forward to seeing you there!  

Libre Software Meeting, Brussels, Panel discussion on Technology, Power and Freedom

09 July 2013

FSFE at the 14th edition of the Libre Software meeting in Brussels. On July 9 FSFE organises a discussion panel on Technology, Power and Freedom with some of the world's foremost advocates of digital freedom and leading members of the European Parliament (MEP) on digital issues. Participants will be Karsten Gerloff (FSFE), Eben Moglen (Columbia University), Judith Sargentini (MEP Greens/EFA), Christel Schaldemose (MEP S&D -tbc), Richard M Stallman (FSF), Nils Torvalds (MEP ALDE), Ioannis A. Tsoukalas (MEP EPP) 

Libre Software Meeting (RMLL), Brussels

06 – 11 July 2013

From July 6-11, 2013, several thousand people will come to Brussels from all over Europe to participate in the Libre Software meeting, one of Europe's largest conferences for Free Software developers, technology entrepreneurs and civil society activists. FSFE will be present with two booths, a great panel discussion and a talk by Karsten Gerloff. Come and meet us! 

Discussion "How many cooks do we need in Free Software? Berlin, Germany

24 June 2013

On Monday 24th June the Bitkom working group for Free Software is organising an event under the banner "Take home benefits". It will start at 10:00 and last until 17:15. At 16:00 Matthias Kirschner will take part in a panel discussion about the question how many Free Software organisations we need. Other participants on the panel moderated by Dr. Oliver Diedrich (heise) are Peter Ganten (OSB Alliance), Richard Seibt (OSBF e.V.), and Dr. Johannes Loxen (LA Software, BITKOM e.V.). The event will take place in the Kalkscheune, Johannisstraße 2, 10117 Berlin. Information about registration are available on the Bitkom event page.  

Monthly Fellowship meeting in Vienna, Austria

21 June 2013

This month, the Vienna Fellowship meeting will be in the Metalab, located in the Rathausstraße 6 in the 1st district of Vienna. We'll be there from 18:00, with agenda related discussions starting at 19:00. As usual, this invitation is for everyone interested in the FSFE or Free Software. We're looking forward to seeing you there!  

Fellowship Group Rhein/Main will be present at Community-Event "Fuxcon" in Frankfurt, Germany

15 June 2013

On Saturday, June 15th, the Fellowship group Rhein/Main will be present with a booth at FUXCON, a community event that invited all usergroups in and around Frankfurt/Main, Germany.  

Coliberator, Bucharest

01 – 02 June 2013

For the first time, FSFE will participate in the Coliberator conference in Bucharest, Romania.

At the invitation of FSFE's associate organisation Ceata Karsten Gerloff will speak about technology, power and control. He will also describe FSFE's work to build public awareness for Free Software, and to create the foundations of a free information society.  

Monthly Fellowship meeting in Vienna, Austria

17 May 2013

This month, the Vienna Fellowship meeting will be in the Metalab, located in the Rathausstraße 6 in the 1st district of Vienna. We'll be there from 18:00, with agenda related discussions starting at 19:00. As usual, this invitation is for everyone interested in the FSFE or Free Software. We're looking forward to seeing you there!  

"Ethical Software" meeting in Milan, Italy

17 May 2013

Next Friday, 17th of May, from 9.30 to 13 it will take place in Milan the "Software Etico" meeting, promoted by Joomla!Lombardia. Diego Zanga, Fellow of FSFE, will cover the subject "Free Software in Public administration" Free Software, thanks to the communities linked to projects, is today a big and accountable reality, able to give to industry and to community more advantages than propietary software. The main aim of the meeting is to show to local stakeholders - local administration, firms, associations, family groups, etc - that Free Software is viable, thanks to the sustainability of its business model, and is socially ethical and fair. The meeting will be held in Italian.  

Michael Stehmann will speak in parliament of North Rhine Westphalia

17 May 2013

On Friday, May 17th, Michael Stemann will speak on the event #opennrw about "OpenDate through Open Standards". The talk will start at 11:45 hrs in the parlieament of North Rhine Westphalia in Dusseldorf, Germany.  

FSFE at DORSCLUC, Croatia

15 – 16 May 2013

FSFE will participate in the Croatian Open Systems Conference in Zagreb.

FSFE's president Karsten Gerloff will speak about technology, power and control (May 15, 11:00), and discuss FSFE's work to build a free information society (May 16, 9:00). Matija Šuklje, FSFE's legal coordinator, will hold a clinic to answer questions on licensing and other legal aspects of Free Software.  

"Linuxtage" në Grac, Austri

20 April 2013

Në veprimtarinë vjetore gjithëditore në Grac, mjaft biseda paraqitjeje dhe stenda informacioni u ofrojnë vizitorëve mundësinë të përditësohen me informacion rreth GNU/Linux-it, Software-it të Lirë dhe projektesh ngjashme. Veprimtaria zhvillohet në FH Joanneum dhe duhet parë patjetër nga cilido i interesuar rreth këtyre temave.
FSFE-ja do të jetë e pranishme me një stendë informacioni dhe 2 biseda:

  • Albert Dengg: "Free your Android: How free is this system really, and what can you do to improve the situation?"
  • Peter Bubestinger: "Record. Mix. Master: professional audio production with Free Software!"
 

Monthly Fellowship meeting in Vienna, Austria

19 April 2013

This month, the Vienna Fellowship meeting will be in the Metalab, located in the Rathausstraße 6 in the 1st district of Vienna. We'll be there from 18:00, with agenda related discussions starting at 19:00. As usual, this invitation is for everyone interested in the FSFE or Free Software. We're looking forward to seeing you there!  

Bari Fellowship meeting

13 April 2013

The first official meeting of FSFE's Fellowship group in Bari will Will be held on Saturday, April 13th at 16:00. The meeting will be at Hotel Parco dei Principi, Viale Europa 6 (a short distance from the airport Bari-Palese). All Fellows, new and old, are invited to participate and to establish the new group and to plan our work. The meeting room is booked in the name of Marco Brushes. 

Berlin Fellowship meeting

11 April 2013

On 11th of April there will be the next Berlin Fellowship meeting and it is going to take place at e-lok (next to Ostkreuz). Various topics will be discussed, among them the DFD, the Berliner Linuxtage as well as a coordinators meeting.

As usual, the Fellowship meeting is a good possibility to meet other Fellows as well as other Free Software enthusiasts. You can get good food and best drinks at e-lok for a reasonable price and good mood for no cost. Official start is at 19:30. 

FSFE at the 12th "Augsburger Linux-Infotag"

23 March 2013

FSFE is present with an information and merchandise booth at the 12th "Linux-Infotag Augsburg". The event takes place on 23 March 2013 from 9:30 to 17:30 in the IT faculty of the Augsburg University of Applied Sciences, Germany. Admission is free. 

FSFE at the Chemnitzer Linuxtage

16 – 17 March 2013

The "Chemnitz Linux Days" is a conference that deals with GNU/Linux and Free Software. It is open for everyone, novizes and experts alike. The FSFE will be presented with a booth where you can inform yourself about our work and to get to know the people behind FSFE. Another way of presentation are two talks which will be given by Matthias Kirschner and Erik Albers.

Matthias Kirschner's topic is "Vom Aussterben bedroht: Die Universalmaschine Computer" and will talk on Saturday (16/03) at 14:00 in room V2; Erik Albers's "All about FreeYourAndroid!" will be discussed on Sunday (17/03) at 14:00 in room V1.  

Monthly Fellowship meeting in Vienna, Austria

15 March 2013

This month, the Vienna Fellowship meeting will be in the Metalab, located in the Rathausstraße 6 in the 1st district of Vienna. We'll be there from 18:00, with agenda related discussions starting at 19:00. As usual, this invitation is for everyone interested in the FSFE or Free Software. We're looking forward to seeing you there!  

Berlin Fellowship meeting

14 March 2013

On 14th of March there will be the next Berlin Fellowship meeting and it is going to take place at e-lok (next to Ostkreuz). Karsten Gerloff, President of the FSFE, will be visiting the Fellowship meeting and is looking forward to meet you. On this occasion we are celebrating a GnuPG-Key-signing party with the slogan: "Key Signing Party - Have it signed by the President!"

Besides that we will discuss Berlin's DFD award that now turned into Germany's DFD award. If you like to take part in the awarding ceremony, don't miss to come to the Fellowship meeting to discuss all details.

As usual, the Fellowship meeting is a good possibility to meet other Fellows as well as other Free Software enthusiasts. You can get good food and best drinks at e-lok for a reasonable price to spend a happy evening. Official start is at 19:30. 

Presentation about Free Software on mobile devices at CeBIT

05 March 2013

On Tuesday, March 5th, Erik Albers gives a presentation at the CeBIT Open Source Forum about "Get full control of your device - Free Your Android". The presentation begins at 4 p.m. with a discussion afterwards. The Forum is in Hall 6, Stand F02.  

Free Your Android workshop in Krautspace, Jena

23 February 2013

The Hackerspace in Jena, "Krautspace", is organising a "Free Your Android" workshop. Erik Albers from the FSFE will come and give the workshop. Afterwards, the participants will be able to host FYA workshops on their own and will do so in April.

The event will take place in the 'Krautspace', Jena, on 23.02. beginning at 15 hours. Please register before. 

Richard Stallman gives a speech at the University of Bucharest, Romania

22 February 2013

Richard Stallman, the president of the Free Software Foundation, will give a speech in the Aula Magna, at the Faculty of Law of the University of Bucharest in February 22nd. He will be speaking about "Free Software and Your Freedom". The event is organised by Fundația Ceata, a group of people based in Bucharest that fights for computer users' freedom which is now the first Romanian Free Software foundation.  

Monthly Fellowship meeting in Vienna, Austria

15 February 2013

This month, the Vienna Fellowship meeting will be in the Metalab, located in the Rathausstraße 6 in the 1st district of Vienna. We'll be there from 18:00, with agenda related discussions starting at 19:00. As usual, this invitation is for everyone interested in the FSFE or Free Software. We're looking forward to seeing you there!  

Berlin Fellowship meeting

14 February 2013

On 14th of February there will be the next Berlin Fellowship meeting and it is going to take place at e-lok (next to Ostkreuz). There will be the possibility to meet other Fellows as well as other Free Software enthusiasts. This can be quite some fun, especially as it is "I love Free Software" day. In addition, you can get good food and best drinks at e-lok to spend a happy evening. Official start is at 19:30.

There is the idea of contributing to #IloveFS by presenting/spreading awesome Free Software. If you have a good software in mind, you would like to share with us and you can explain it in 3 minutes, you are welcome to promote it at our meeting!  

FOSDEM 2013

02 – 03 February 2013

This year, FOSDEM will be held on the 2nd and 3rd of February 2013 in Brussels. FSFE will participate with a booth and three talks. Henrik Sanklef, Vice president of FSFE, will speak about Searduino Searduino on Saturday afternoon (at 14:20); Otto Kekäläinen, our finnish fellowship coordinator, will speak about fixing public procurement on Sunday afternoon (at 16:00); Eric Albers, Outreach coordinator, will speak about Free Your Android - phone liberation parties on Sunday (at 14:00). As like every year, we're looking forward to many meetings and discussions and also to a very good time for all.  

Free Your Android in the European Parliament

01 February 2013

Alexander Alvaro, Vice President of the European Parliament, is hosting a "Free Your Android" event on February 1st, at 16h00. There will be talks given by Erik Albers, Dimitrios Symeonidis and Cheryl D. Miller. If you are thinking about liberating your phone, you shouldn't miss this event. And if you have already liberated your phone, there will be an opportunity for you as well as for everyone interested to make professional recordings of testimonials running free software on mobile devices.

The event will take place in the 'Altiero Spinelli building', elevator G, 5th floor, room A5G375. You have to register, but registration is open and public. 

Fellowship Meeting for the GNU Year in Paris

21 January 2013

To begin the GNU year, FSFE fellows and free software activists will gather for a meeting in Paris to discuss topics such as how to promote freedom and privacy-respecting Android mobile systems, and engage a debate on how to deal with social networks in the internet age with the GNU Consensus initiative. But it is also a nice opportunity for a relaxed and informal moment together, open to everybody. [See you at La Mutinerie.org, 19:00!]  

Monthly Fellowship meeting in Vienna, Austria

18 January 2013

This month, the Vienna Fellowship meeting will be in the Metalab, located in the Rathausstraße 6 in the 1st district of Vienna. We'll be there from 18:00, with agenda related discussions starting at 19:00. As usual, this invitation is for everyone interested in the FSFE or Free Software. We're looking forward to seeing you there!