Events

Event Archive for 2015

FSFE Assembly at the Chaos Communication Congress in Hamburg, Germany

27 to 30 December 2015

From December 27 to 30, FSFE will host an 'assembly' during the 32nd Chaos Communication Congress to offer a common space to discuss, meet, hack and organise. There will also be several self-organized sessions every day about various specific Free Software projects, GnuPG, certificates, decentralization and federated social networks. You can see the schedule and every other information on the dedicated FSFE page in the CCC-wiki. We also offer all kind of our current promotion material and merchandise. Pass by and join our community.

Ежемесячное собрание сообщества ЕФСПО в Вене

18 December 2015

В этом месяце сообщество ЕФСПО в Вене проведет собрание в центре Metalab по адресу район Внутренний город, улица Ратхаусштрассе, дом 6. Начало в 18:00, обсуждение повестки дня в 19:00. Как обычно, мы приглашаем всех, кто заинтересован в деятельности ЕФСПО или просто поддерживает свободное программное обеспечение. С нетерпением ждем встречи!

Local FSFE Group Meeting Franken/Franconia in Bamberg, Germany

12 December 2015

On Saturday, December 12, 2015, starting at 7:00 pm, the local FSFE group in Franconia will have its next meeting at the local Hackerspace in Bamberg. All friends of Free Software are invited to come! Am Samstag, 12. Dezember 2015 ab 19:00 Uhr hat die lokale Gruppe der FSFE in Franken im Hackerspace Bamberg ihr nächstes Treffen. Alle Freunde Freier Software sind herzlich eingeladen!

Monthly FSFE Meeting in Zuerich, Switzerland

10 December 2015

Die FSFE Lokalgruppe Zuerich versammelt sich zum monatlichen Treffen. Ort: noch offen, im Wiki Eintrag schauen Themen sind diesmal unter anderem: Linuxtag und Free Software Fotobuch. Altbekannte und neue Gaeste sind herzlich willkommen (auch Nicht-Fellows). Sollte es sich um die erste Teilnahme an diesem Treffen handeln, wird darum gebeten, sich kurz vor dem ersten Besuch auf der Mailingliste (https://lists.fsfe.org/mailman/listinfo/zurich) vorzustellen.

Monatliches Treffen der FSFE Hamburg, Germany

10 December 2015

Die Lokalgruppe der FSFE Hamburg trifft sich am Donnerstag, 10.12.15, ab 20:00 Uhr im Roxie, Rentzelstr. 6, 20146 Hamburg. Fellows und Interessierte sind immer recht herzlich Willkommen

Taking the lead: Setting standards for the future

03 December 2015

Jonas Öberg, FSFE's executive director, will give the keynote at FOSSCon Korea, talking about how massive collaboration between individuals and business have shaped the free software environment in recent years, and how this explosion of activity, properly nurished and given the right scaffolding, is an opportunity to shape the standards for free software in the future. FOSSCon Korea is organised by the Korean National IT Industry Promotion Agency.

[event cancelled] FSFE at Le Capitole du Libre in Toulouse, France

21 to 22 November 2015

/ Update: The event has been cancelled due to the Paris shootings. / FSFE will be pleased to join the Toulouse event “Le Capitole du Libre” for the first time. With a booth, FSFE activists are looking forward to meeting other associations and individuals. FSFE's French Coordinator and Legal Team member Hugo Roy will give two talks, one is an introduction to free software licenses, the other is a talk about the Skype case, reverse engineering and decompilation law in France and Europe.

FSFE booth at the 17th „Linuxday“ in Dornbirn, Austria

21 November 2015

The FSFE will be present with a booth organised by the Vienna Fellowship group at the 17th "Linuxday" in Dornbirn in the border region of Austria, Germany, Liechtenstein and Switzerland on November 21, 2015. In three parallel tracks, there will be talks on Free Software for Novices, Experts and Managers.

Monthly Fellowship meeting in Vienna, Austria

20 November 2015

This month, the Vienna Fellowship meeting will be in the Café Sperlhof. 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!

FSFE at Paris “Open Source Summit” in La Plaine Saint-Denis (near Paris), France

18 to 19 November 2015

FSFE will be at the brandly new “Open Source Summit” near Paris, in La Plaine Seint-Denis. With a booth, we are looking forward to meeting the participants and discussing policy, legal and other issues in Free Software.

Workshop: Restriction on technical restrictions, Berlin, Germany

18 November 2015

On Wednesday 18 November from 16:00 to 17:15 FSFE's President Matthias Kirschner will participate in a workshop at the "Open IT Summit". It will take place in the Abgeordnetenhaus Berlin, Niederkirchnerstr. 5, 10117 Berlin. Registration is required.

OpenRheinRuhr in Oberhausen, Duitsland

07 to 08 November 2015

OpenRheinRuhr is een beurs met congres rond het thema "Vrije Software". In de bevolkingsrijkste regio van Europa biedt OpenRheinRuhr e.V. informatie over Vrije Software door middel van tentoonstellingen, voordrachten en workshops. Ook niet-technische thema's zoals "burgerrechten op het net" en de handhaving van licenties komen aan bod. Voordrachten op meerdere tracks spreken mensen met een verschillend kennisniveau aan - van beginners tot professionele ontwikkelaars & er is gelegenheid voor uitwisseling van ervaringen tussen projekten.

Talk about "Free Software in education – A glance at Europe" at FSCONS in Gothenburg, Sweden

08 November 2015

Guido Arnold, FSFE's edu-team coordinator, will give a talk about "Free Software in education – A glance at Europe" at FSCONS in Gothenburg, Sweden. The talk will discuss a few examples how Free Software is being used in Europe, how its use is politically backed, why the decision was made to migrate and which challenges were encountered.

Fellowship Meeting Rhine/Main, Germany

04 November 2015

On Wednesday, 4 November, the Fellowship group Rhein/Main will meet in the Café Albatros in Frankfurt. We will meet there around 19:00 h.

FSFE at the Copycamp in Warsaw, Poland

04 November 2015

CopyCamp is an international conference aiming to understand the social Impacts of copyright and is located in Warsaw, Poland. Matija Šuklje, coordinator of the FSFE legal team, is giving a talk about the "Implications of the EU Copyright Reform on Free Software". If not talking you can meet him as well as FSFE community coordinator Erik Albers at the FSFE booth.

Talk about universal computing at Codemotion, Berlin, Germany

03 November 2015

On Tuesday 3 November at 14:00 FSFE's President Matthias Kirschner will give a talk about “An endangered species: the computer as a universal machine”. The event takes place at Kultur Brauerei, Schönhauser Allee 36, 10435 Berlin – Prenzlauer Berg. Tickets start at 50€.

Fellowshiptreffen in Düsseldorf am 28.10.2015 in Duesseldorf, Germany

28 October 2015

Das nächste Fellowshiptreffen in Düsseldorf widmet sich dem Einsatz Freier Software beim Deutschen Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt e. V. (DLR) http://www.dlr.de . Referent wird Andreas Schreiber sein. Eingeladen wird am 28.10.2015 ab 19:30 Uhr wie immer ins Chaosdorf, Hüttenstr. 25, 40215 Düsseldorf. Um 20:00 Uhr beginnen wir mit dem „offiziellen“ Teil. Wer später kommt, verpasst also was. Gäste sind bei diesem Treffen wie immer herzlich willkommen.

Round tables: “Free Software, Open Source and Software Patent Non-Aggression, European Context”, October 2015 in Berlin, Germany and Warsaw, Poland

21 to 22 October 2015

Successful collaboration, Free Software license compliance and innovation management go hand-in-hand for large and small innovators. FSFE and Open Invention Network, with the participation of the Legal Network and the Asian Legal Network, are inviting to round table events with presentations and panel discussion of industry and community speakers, titled "Free Software, Open Source and Software Patent Non-Aggression, European Context".

The events will be held in Berlin on October 21 and Warsaw on October 22. Attendance is limited – please confirm your attendance until October 14 to Nicola Feltrin.

Labortage 2015 in Bochum, Germany

16 to 18 October 2015

On Friday 16 October 2015 at 18:00 Fellow Michael Stehmann will give a lecture about "Free Software Licences" at the Labortagen 2015 in Bochums Hackerspace.

Ежемесячное собрание сообщества ЕФСПО в Вене

16 October 2015

В этом месяце сообщество ЕФСПО в Вене проведет собрание в центре Metalab по адресу район Внутренний город, улица Ратхаусштрассе, дом 6. Начало в 18:00, обсуждение повестки дня в 19:00. Как обычно, мы приглашаем всех, кто заинтересован в деятельности ЕФСПО или просто поддерживает свободное программное обеспечение. С нетерпением ждем встречи!

Fellowship Meeting Berlin in Berlin, Germany

08 October 2015

Fellowship meeting in Berlin with the topics of discussion about Emacs org-mode, Babel. For more details, please see the wiki page. Start: 19:30.

Fellowship Meeting Rhine/Main, Germany

07 October 2015

On Wednesday, 7 October, the Fellowship group Rhein/Main will meet in the Café Albatros in Frankfurt. We will meet there around 19:00 h.

Birthday party in Berlin: 30 years Free Software Foundation

03 October 2015

On 3 October 2015 Free Software Foundation Europe invites you for the 30th birthday party of the Free Software Foundation. While the main event will take place in Boston/USA, there will be several satellite birthday parties around the world to celebrate 30 years of empowering people to control technology, and one of them will be in Berlin.

The Free Software Foundation was founded in 1985 and since then promotes computer users' rights to use, study, copy, modify, and redistribute computer programs. It also helps to spread awareness of the ethical and political issues of freedom in the use of software.

The birthday party in Berlin, organised by FSFE, will take place from 15:00 to 18:00 on 3 October 2015 at: Endocode AG, Brueckenstraße 5A, 10179 Berlin.

To make sure that FSFE's donor Endocode can provide enough birthday cake and coffee, please register before 15 September 2015 for the event by sending us an e-mail with the subject "FSF30".

Join us on 3 October, celebrating 30 years of working for software freedom!

Fellowship meeting in Düsseldorf, Germany

30 September 2015

Next regular Fellowship meeting in Düsseldorf will take take place on 30th September, at 19:30 in Chaosdorf (Hüttenstr. 25, 40215 Düsseldorf). Wolf-Dieter Zimmermann, the frequent participant of our meetings, will speak about promoting Free Software in Mülheim/Ruhr. The "official" part will start at 20:00. Guests are always welcome!

FSFE at the Kieler Open Source und Linuxtage in Kiel, Germany

18 to 19 September 2015

On September 18 / 19 are the "Kieler Open Source und Linuxtage", the annual Free Software conference in Kiel, Germany. Dominic Hopf will give a presentation about FSFE's "Free Your Android" campaign and the FSFE will be present with a booth. A good opportunity to meet fellows and the FSFE community. We are looking forward to meet you and answer your questions.

FSFE Info-booth organized by Fellowship group Rhine/Main at Rotlintstraßenfest in Frankfurt

19 September 2015

On Saturday, 19 September, the Fellowship group Rhein/Main will inform visitors of the Rotlintstraßenfest in Frankfurt. Stop by and have a chat with us!

Software Freedom Day and Fellowship Meeting Franken/Franconia in Bamberg, Germany

19 September 2015

On Saturday, September 19, 2015, from 10:00 am to 5:30 pm, the local FSFE group in Franconia will have a booth at Maxplatz, Bamberg for the Software Freedom Day. Afterwards (starting at approximately 6:30 pm), we will have a shorter Fellowship meeting at the local Hackerspace. All friends of Free Software are invited to come!

Ежемесячное собрание сообщества ЕФСПО в Вене

18 September 2015

В этом месяце сообщество ЕФСПО в Вене проведет собрание в центре Metalab по адресу район Внутренний город, улица Ратхаусштрассе, дом 6. Начало в 18:00, обсуждение повестки дня в 19:00. Как обычно, мы приглашаем всех, кто заинтересован в деятельности ЕФСПО или просто поддерживает свободное программное обеспечение. С нетерпением ждем встречи!

Fellowship Meeting Rhine/Main, Germany

02 September 2015

On Wednesday, 2 September, the Fellowship group Rhein/Main will meet in the Café Albatros in Frankfurt. We will meet there around 19:00 h.

Freedom not Fear Demonstration in Cologne, Germany

29 August 2015

On August 29, there will be the Freedom not Fear Demonstration coming to Cologne, Germany. The local group will represent FSFE with a booth and information material. If you like to meet us or know more about Free Software and the FSFE, please pass by.

Local FSFE meeting Franken/Franconia in Nürnberg, Germany

28 August 2015

On Friday, August 28 at 7:00 pm, the local FSFE group in Franconia meets at Kopernikus-Biergarten in Nürnberg. You can find a map at our local group page at http://www.fellowship-franken.org. All friends of Free Software are welcome to join us!

Fellowshipontmoeting in Düsseldorf, Duitsland

26 August 2015

De lokale FSFE-groep Düsseldorf nodigt je uit op 26 augustus om 19.30 uur in Chaosdorf, (Hüttenstr. 25, 40215 Düsseldorf). Werner Koch zal een voordracht houden over wat je, behalve e-mailversleuteling, allemaal voor zinvols kan doen met GnuPG-versleuteling. Dus ook voor zij die dagelijks e-mails versleutelen belooft Werner Koch interessante gezichtspunten te bieden. Het officiële deel begint om 20.00 uur. Gasten zijn bij deze ontmoeting zoals altijd hartelijk welkom.

FrOSCon 10 in St. Augustin, Germany

22 to 23 August 2015

FrOSCon is a Free Software conference, organised by the computer science department of the University of Applied Sciences Bonn-Rhein-Sieg, supported by the "Linux/Unix User Group Sankt Augustin" (LUUSA) and FrOSCon e.V. Visitors will be offered an exciting program with talks and workshops for visitors of all ages. The FSFE will be present with a booth and is looking forward to meet interested visitors.

DebConf15 in Heidelberg, Germany

15 to 22 August 2015

DebConf is the annual Debian developers meeting, an event filled with discussions, workshops and coding parties – all of them highly technical in nature. DebConf15, the 16th Debian Conference, will be held from the 15th to the 22nd of August 2015 at Heidelberg International youth hostel in Heidelberg, Germany. FSFE will be there with a booth at the weekend of 15th to 16th August.

Ежемесячное собрание сообщества ЕФСПО в Вене

21 August 2015

В этом месяце сообщество ЕФСПО в Вене проведет собрание в центре Metalab по адресу район Внутренний город, улица Ратхаусштрассе, дом 6. Начало в 18:00, обсуждение повестки дня в 19:00. Как обычно, мы приглашаем всех, кто заинтересован в деятельности ЕФСПО или просто поддерживает свободное программное обеспечение. С нетерпением ждем встречи!

Chaos Communication Camp, Germany

13 to 17 August 2015

On August 13 - 17 there will be the Chaos Communication Camp, close to Zehdenick, Germany, organised by the Chaos Computer Club. The camp presents itself as "an international, five-day open-air event for hackers and associated life-forms". FSFE will be present with an own village throughout the days to welcome every interested person, friend and sustaining members. The village will offer promotion material, merchandise and contact with people from the FSFE. You can use the village as a meeting point, to hangout or to have a chat about current activities as well as your own ideas. You will find power supply and ethernet connectivity as well. You can also use our village for a self-organised session, please contact eal@fsfe.org to plan any activity.

Keynote about universal computing at GUADEC, Gothenburg, Sweden

07 August 2015

On Friday 7 August at 13:45 FSFE's Vice President Matthias Kirschner will give a keynote at GUADEC titled “An endangered species: the computer as a universal machine”. GUADEC 2015 takes place in Gothenburg from the 7 to 12 August, the first three days in the Folkets Hus the others at the IT University.

Fellowship group Rhine/Main visits Freifunk in Frankfurt, Germany

03 August 2015

On Monday, 3 August, the Fellowship group Rhein/Main will visit Freifunk in the Kanonesteppl in Frankfurt. We will meet there around 19:30 h.

Fellowshiptreffen Düsseldorf in Düsseldorf, Deutschland

29 July 2015

Das nächste reguläre Fellowshiptreffen in Düsseldorf findet am 29.07.2015 ab 19:30 Uhr im Chaosdorf, Hüttenstr. 25, 40215 Düsseldorf, https://chaosdorf.de/kontakt/ statt. Torsten Sommer hält einen Vortrag zum Thema "Clickworking, was ist das?". Um 20:00 Uhr beginnen wir mit dem „offiziellen“ Teil. Wer später kommt, verpasst also was. Gäste sind bei diesem Treffen wie immer herzlich willkommen.

Euskal Encounter in Barrakaldo, Spain

23 to 26 July 2015

Euskal Encounter is a huge LAN-Party at Bilbao Exhibition Center at Barrakaldo/Bizkaia. More than 4000 gamers are filling a huge exhibition hall. Besides, there are some talks and an exhibition area. FSFE will attend with a booth, together with friends from safecreative.org and others.

Fellowship Meeting Franconia in Bamberg, Germany

25 July 2015

On Saturday, July 25 at 7:00 pm, the local FSFE group in Franconia will meet again. The Fellowship meeting will take place in Bamberg's Hackerspace "Backspace" which is conveniently located near the train station and the downtown area, Spiegelgraben 41. All friends of Free Software are welcome to join us! .

Keynote about universal computing at Akademy, A Coruña, Galicia, Spain

25 July 2015

On Saturday 25 July at 10:15 FSFE's Vice President Matthias Kirschner will give the community keynote at KDE's Akademy titled “An endangered species: the computer as a universal machine”. Akademy 2015 takes place in A Coruña, Galicia, Spain from the 25 to 31 July. The organisers also did an interview with Matthias about his background, motivation, how he joined Free Software, and some of his hobbies.

Ежемесячное собрание сообщества ЕФСПО в Вене

17 July 2015

В этом месяце сообщество ЕФСПО в Вене проведет собрание в центре Metalab по адресу район Внутренний город, улица Ратхаусштрассе, дом 6. Начало в 18:00, обсуждение повестки дня в 19:00. Как обычно, мы приглашаем всех, кто заинтересован в деятельности ЕФСПО или просто поддерживает свободное программное обеспечение. С нетерпением ждем встречи!

FSFE's booth at the RMLL 2015 in Beauvais, France

04 to 10 July 2015

As every year, FSFE will have an exhibition stand in the Libre Village of The Libre Software Meeting (RMLL). It is a good occasion to meet us and inform you about Free Software!

09 July 2015

On Thursday, July 9, Richard Stallman will talk about "Copyright vs. Community" in the Goethe University Frankfurt/M., Germany. The event will start at 18:00h. The Fellowship group Rhine/Main will be present with to inform and discuss the subject with the interested audience and distribute information material.

Richard Stallman talk "Free Software and Your Freedom" in Frankfurt/M., Germany

08 July 2015

On Wednesday, July 8, Richard Stallman will talk about "Free Software and Your Freedom" in the Gallustheater Frankfurt. The event will start at 19:00h. The Fellowship group Rhine/Main will be present with a booth to inform and discuss with the interested audience.

Fellowship booth at "Green Day" in Frankfurt, Germany

27 June 2015

On Saturday 27 June, the fellowship group Rhein/Main will present Free Software and the FSFE with a booth at an event organised by the Green party Hesse about honorary/volunteer work (Ehrenamt). It takes place in Spenerhaus in Frankfurt.

Ежемесячное собрание сообщества ЕФСПО в Вене

19 June 2015

В этом месяце сообщество ЕФСПО в Вене проведет собрание в центре Metalab по адресу район Внутренний город, улица Ратхаусштрассе, дом 6. Начало в 18:00, обсуждение повестки дня в 19:00. Как обычно, мы приглашаем всех, кто заинтересован в деятельности ЕФСПО или просто поддерживает свободное программное обеспечение. С нетерпением ждем встречи!

Außerordentliches Fellowshiptreffen mit Jonas Öberg in Düsseldorf, Germany

17 June 2015

Jonas Öberg, Mitgründer und aktueller Geschäftsführer der Free Software Foundation Europe, besucht Düsseldorf. Dazu findet am 17.06.2015 ein außerordentliches Fellowshiptreffen statt. Wir treffen uns ab etwa 20:00 Uhr im Restaurant "El Greco", welches sich am südlichen Ende der Westseite des Kirchplatzes in Bilk (oder: Elisabethstraße 87, 40217 Düsseldorf) befindet.

Lokales FSFE Treffen in Hamburg, Deutschland

17 June 2015

Die Hamburger Fellows der FSFE treffen sich im Juni am Mittwoch, den 17.06.2015 im Roxie auf der Rentzelstraße 6, 20146 Hamburg. Wir laden sowohl Fellows, alte Bekannte als auch neue Gesichter ein uns zu besuchen und mit uns über aktuelle Themen rund um Freie Software zudiskutieren und zu klönen. Da diese Woche die Anmeldefristen für das Chaos Communication Camp ablaufen auf dem die FSFE mit eigenem Village vertreten sein wird, freuen wir uns besonders über Beiträge zur Planung des Village.

Local FSFE meeting in Zurich, Switzerland

11 June 2015

On Thursday, June 11, the local FSFE group Switzerland is going to meet in Zürich. Topics will be the "Freedom Voting", a campaign for this years elections and the recently released OSS Studie Schweiz. Please find all details about location and timing on our wiki-page.

Local FSFE meeting in Helsinki, Finland

11 June 2015

Free Thursday is a regular event for people in the Helsinki area interested in free software / open source software. We meet on the second Thursday each month, at 18:00, in some bar. There is no formal program, and no sponsorship. You're welcome! The next event will be on Thursday, June 11th, 2015 at 18:00, in Steam Hellsinki.

Local FSFE meeting in Berlin, Germany

11 June 2015

On Thursday, June 11 , there is the next local FSFE meeting Berlin, as usual in the e-lok (near Ostkreuz). This time we come together to think about FSFE's possibilites to encourage or support movements that work to establish Free Software inside our educational system. No presentation this time - just discussing. 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.

Fellowship Meeting Rhine/Main, Germany

03 June 2015

On Wednesday, 3 June, the Fellowship group Rhein/Main will meet in the Café Albatros in Frankfurt. We will meet there around 19:00 h.

FSFE local group meeting Cologne, Germany

01 June 2015

On Monday, 1 June, the Fellowship group Cologne will meet in the C4 at 19 hours. See our wiki-page for more information.

Vortrag über das Python-Dokumentationstool Sphinx von Jan Ulrich Hasecke, Düsseldorf, Deutschland

27 May 2015

Das nächste reguläre Fellowshiptreffen in Düsseldorf findet am 27.05.2015 ab 19:30 Uhr wieder im Chaosdorf statt. Jan Ulrich Hasecke wird dabei nicht nur über das Python-Dokumentationstool Sphinx http://sphinx-doc.org/ sprechen, sondern unter dem Thema “Undocumented Code is Broken Code oder Dokumentation ist erfolgskritisch!” auch darüber, welchen Stellenwert die Dokumentation in einem Software-Projekt einnehmen sollte. “Documentation Driven Development” ist in diesem Zusammenhang ein Stichwort. Ebenso wird die Frage eine Rolle spielen: “Was kommt nach der Dokumentation?” Um 20:00 Uhr beginnt der offiziell Teil, das Chaosdorf findet sich in der Hüttenstr. 25, 40215 Düsseldorf. Gäste sind bei diesem Treffen wie immer herzlich willkommen.

FSFE Fellowship Meeting Hamburg, Germany

27 May 2015

Die Hamburger FSFE Fellows treffen sich im Mai außerplanmäßig am Mittwoch, den 27.05.2015 im Roxie auf der Rentzelstraße 6, 20146 Hamburg. Wir laden sowohl Fellows, alte Bekannte als auch neue Gesichter ein uns zu besuchen und mit uns über aktuelle Themen rund um Freie Software zu diskutieren und zu klönen. Die Details zum Stammtisch, Anfahrt und Karte sind wie immer auf unserer Wiki-Seite zu finden.

Keynote "Free Software in education – A glance at Europe" at DORS/CLUC in Zagreb, Croatia

18 May 2015

On 18th of May, Guido Arnold, FSFE's edu-team coordinator, will give a key note titled: "Free Software in education – A glance at Europe" at DORS/CLUC in Zagreb, Croatia. The talk will discuss a few examples how Free Software is being used in Europe, how its use is politically backed, why the decision was made to migrate and which challenges were encountered.

Keynote by Richard Stallman and FSFE at commonsfest in Athen, Greece

14 to 17 May 2015

From May 14 to 17 there will be the 3rd Commons Fest happening in Athens, Greece. Richard Stallman will give a keynote during these days and Nikos Roussos, FSFE's coordinator Greece, will run a cryptoparty. FSFE will also be present with an info booth. Details follow soon.

FSFE with a booth at Chaos Cologne in Cologne, Germany

16 to 17 May 2015

The Chaos Cologne is a conference for hacktivists, artists and makers and takes place in the Academy of Media Arts, Cologne. The FSFE will be present with a booth and is looking forward to have interesting talks with you about Free Software and society.

Ежемесячное собрание сообщества ЕФСПО в Вене

15 May 2015

В этом месяце сообщество ЕФСПО в Вене проведет собрание в центре Metalab по адресу район Внутренний город, улица Ратхаусштрассе, дом 6. Начало в 18:00, обсуждение повестки дня в 19:00. Как обычно, мы приглашаем всех, кто заинтересован в деятельности ЕФСПО или просто поддерживает свободное программное обеспечение. С нетерпением ждем встречи!

FSFE Booth at Open Tech Summit in Berlin, Germany

14 May 2015

On 14 May there will be the OpenTech Summit, a one-day conference about Free Software, free knowledge and open hardware in the Kalkscheune in Berlin. On this occasion the FSFE will be present with a booth to discuss Free Software with you. Beside that, our sustaining member Ricardo Wurmus will give a talk about “Functional package management with GNU Guix”.

Fellowship Meeting Rhine/Main, Germany

13 May 2015

On Wednesday, 13 May, the Fellowship group Rhein/Main will meet in the Restaurant Adler in Frankfurt. We will meet there around 19:00 h.

Lokales Treffen der FSFE in Bonn, Deutschland

11 May 2015

Das nächste Fellowshiptreffen in Bonn findet statt am Montag, 11. Mai, ab 19 Uhr im Netzladen in Bonntrifft sich die Fellowship-GruppeRhein/Main-Gebiet wird im Restaurant Adler in Frankfurt um 19:00 Uhr stattfinden. Dieses Mal wird Johannes eine Einführung ins Thema IPv6 geben. Das Treffen ist wie immer offen für alle, die sich für Freie Software interessieren.

Keynote "FFmpeg's FFV1 lossless video codec: A Free Software success story" at OSCAL in Tirana, Albania

09 to 10 May 2015

From May 9 to 10 there will be the second edition of the Open Source Conference Albania (OSCAL). Peter Bubestinger, FSFE's coordinator Austria, gives a keynote about "FFmpeg's FFV1 lossless video codec: A Free Software success story" and insights about video editing using Free Software. FSFE will be present with an information booth.

FSFE with a booth at Linuxwochen in Vienna, Austria

07 to 09 May 2015

With more than 100 lectures and workshops the Linuxwochen Vienna in the FH Technicum is one of the biggest community-organized events in Vienna. The event offers a great variation of topics, including open source and hardware, 3D printing, system administration, software development and privacy & security. FSFE will be present with a booth and is looking forward to interesting discussions and informations about Free Software. The event takes place from the 7th to the 9th of May at the FH Technikum Wien. The admission is free.

Keynote "Free Software, local economy and its political realization" at CUSL in Zaragoza, Spain

07 to 08 May 2015

The "Concurso Universitario de Software Libre" (CUSL) is a contest among students from different Universities in Spain. On May 7 and 8 there will be an awarding ceremony in the University of Zaragoza. Erik Albers gives a keynote about "Free Software, local economy and its political realization".

"Wissenswertes über GnuPG 2.1" mit Werner Koch, Düsseldorf, Deutschland

29 April 2015

GnuPG existiert inzwischen seit 17 Jahren und ist nicht nur in der Unixwelt ein alter Bekannter. Der Vortrag beschreibt einige der Neuheiten, die mit Version 2.1 neu eingeführt wurden. Darunter vor allem: Remote use, SSH und ECC. Werner Koch ist Main-Entwickler der GnuPG Software.
Achtung, das Treffen findet nicht im Chaosdorf, sondern ab 19:30 Uhr in den Räumen der Cultural Commons Collecting Society (C3S), Heyestr. 194, 40625 Düsseldorf, und ist mit dem öffentlichen Nahverkehr gut erreichbar. Um 20:00 Uhr beginnen wir mit dem „offiziellen“ Teil. Wer später kommt, verpasst also was. Gäste sind bei diesem Treffen wie immer herzlich willkommen.

"Linuxtage" in Graz, Austria

25 April 2015

At the annual all-day event in Graz, lots of presentation talks and information booths offer visitors the possibility to catch up on information about GNU/Linux, Free Software and related projects. The event location is the FH Joanneum.
FSFE will be present with a information booth.

Ежемесячное собрание сообщества ЕФСПО в Вене

17 April 2015

В этом месяце сообщество ЕФСПО в Вене проведет собрание в центре Metalab по адресу район Внутренний город, улица Ратхаусштрассе, дом 6. Начало в 18:00, обсуждение повестки дня в 19:00. Как обычно, мы приглашаем всех, кто заинтересован в деятельности ЕФСПО или просто поддерживает свободное программное обеспечение. С нетерпением ждем встречи!

Local FSFE meeting with a talk about video streaming with Free Software in Berlin, Germany

09 April 2015

On Thursday, April 9, there is the next local FSFE meeting Berlin, as usual in the e-lok (near Ostkreuz). This time, Gregor will talk about video streaming only using Free Software, about the potential of WebRTC and the built-in solution by Firefox (hello). Our meetings are 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.

Fellowship Meeting Rhine/Main, Germany

01 April 2015

On Wednesday, 1 April, the Fellowship group Rhein/Main will meet in the Café Albatros in Frankfurt. We will meet there around 19:00 h.

Chemnitzer Linuxtage in Chemnitz, Germany

21 to 22 March 2015

On March 15th and 16th, there will be a FSFE booth during the Chemnitzer Linux-Tage, an event dedicated to everything about GNU/Linux and Free Software. Just pass by the booth to get to know people from the FSFE as well as other Fellows. The booth will also come with brand new merchandise and promotion material. Guido Arnold will do a talk about "Freie Software in der Bildung – ein Blick auf Europa" (Free Software in Education - a View on Europe)

Ежемесячное собрание сообщества ЕФСПО в Вене

20 March 2015

В этом месяце сообщество ЕФСПО в Вене проведет собрание в центре Metalab по адресу район Внутренний город, улица Ратхаусштрассе, дом 6. Начало в 18:00, обсуждение повестки дня в 19:00. Как обычно, мы приглашаем всех, кто заинтересован в деятельности ЕФСПО или просто поддерживает свободное программное обеспечение. С нетерпением ждем встречи!

Karsten Gerloff on Free Software and compliance

20 March 2015

On March 20, FSFE's president Karsten Gerloff will discuss Free Software and compliance at a seminar in Tokyo, Japan. As Free Software permeates ever more areas of commercial activity, it is important for companies to understand what they need to do in order to fulfil their obligations under Free Software licenses, and to develop best practices to manage the use of Free Software in their products.

Panel discussion about software patents and Free Software, Hannover, Germany

16 March 2015

On 16 March 2015, Matthias Kirschner will participate in a panel discussion about patents, standards and Free Software organised by the European Patent Office. The discussion takes place at Cebit in hall 8 from 16:00 to 16:45. The other people on the panel are Grant Philpott (Principal Director, EPO), Brian Hinman (Chief Intellectual Property Officer, Philips), Gabriele Mohsler (VP Patent Development IPR and Licensing, Ericsson), and Koen Lievens (Director in ICT, EPO).

Fellowship Elections 2015

27 February to 13 March 2015

Fellows of the FSFE will have a vote for the seventh elections for FSFE's Fellowship representative. Every Fellow who is allowed to vote should have received an email from “FSFE Fellowship (CIVS poll supervisor)” with the subject “Poll: Fellowship elections 2015”. Please find all necessary information for you to vote inside this email. The winner of the election will be publicly announced on March 16 on FSFE's web page. This year, you can vote for three outstanding candidates (in reverse alphabetical order): Felix Stegerman, Max Mehl and Nicolas Dietrich.

Monatliches Treffen der FSFE Schweiz in Zürich, Switzerland

12 March 2015

Die FSFE Schweiz trifft sich zum monatlichen Treffen in der ETH Zürich, Stampfenbachstrasse 69. Themen werden diesmal unter anderem sein: OpenJustitia, Free Software Fotobuch und Hosting Infrastruktur. Altbekannte und neue Gäste sind herzlich willkommen

Fellowship-Meeting im Netzladen Bonn, Germany

09 March 2015

Die Fellowship-Gruppe Bonn setzt sich bei jedem Treffen ein Thema, das mit einem kurzen oder langen Vortrag vorgestellt wird. Diesmal ist es: "Hausautomatisierung Praxis"
Robert zeigt anhand praktischer Beispiele, wie Hausautomatisierung in der Praxis (Software/Hardware) vonstatten gehen kann. Das Treffen ist offen für alle, die Interesse an Freier Software haben.

Fellowship Meeting Rhine/Main, Germany

04 March 2015

On Wednesday, 4 March, the Fellowship group Rhein/Main will meet in the Café Albatros in Frankfurt. We will meet there around 19:00 h.

Fellowshiptreffen im Februar 2015 in Chaosdorf, Hüttenstr. 25, 40215 Düsseldorf

25 February 2015

Das nächste reguläre Fellowshiptreffen in Düsseldorf findet am 25.02.2015 ab 19:30 Uhr im Chaosdorf, Hüttenstr. 25, 40215 Düsseldorf, statt. "Dortmund braucht Freie Software" propagiert Do-FOSS http://blog.do-foss.de , eine Initiative für den Einsatz Freier Software bei der Stadt Dortmund. Mitglieder dieser Initiative werden uns diesselbe und deren Aktivitäten nahebringen. Bei dieser Gelegenheit wird man sicherlich auch überlegen, was man eventuell gemeinsam unternehmen kann. Beginn: 20 Uhr, Gäste sind bei diesem Treffen wie immer herzlich willkommen.

Panel discussion about diversity and competition in the digital economy, Berlin, Germany

23 February 2015

On Monday 23 February, Matthias Kirschner will participate in a panel discussion about the necessary general framework to foster diversity and competition in the digital economy. The panel discussion is part of an event organised by the Green party about market power, competition, and diversity in the digital economy (Marktmacht, Wettbewerb und Vielfalt in der digitalen Wirtschaft). It takes place in the German Parliament, Reichstagsgebäude, Room RTG 3 N 039, Platz der Republik 1, 11011 Berlin from 16:00 - 20:00.

Ежемесячное собрание сообщества ЕФСПО в Вене

20 February 2015

В этом месяце сообщество ЕФСПО в Вене проведет собрание в центре Metalab по адресу район Внутренний город, улица Ратхаусштрассе, дом 6. Начало в 18:00, обсуждение повестки дня в 19:00. Как обычно, мы приглашаем всех, кто заинтересован в деятельности ЕФСПО или просто поддерживает свободное программное обеспечение. С нетерпением ждем встречи!

Fellowship Meeting Rhine/Main, Germany

04 February 2015

On Wednesday, 4 February, the Fellowship group Rhein/Main will meet in the Café Albatros in Frankfurt. We will meet there around 19:00 h.

FOSDEM 2015, Brussels, Belgium

31 January to 01 February 2015

This year, FOSDEM will be held on the 31st of January and 1st of February 2015 in Brussels. FSFE will at least participate with a booth and there will be many fellows, coordinators and staffers.
As like every year, we're looking forward to many meetings and discussions and also to a very good time for all.

Fellowshiptreffen im Januar 2015 - Planungstreffen in Chaosdorf, Hüttenstr. 25, 40215 Düsseldorf

28 January 2015

Das nächste und erste diesjährige reguläre Fellowshiptreffen in Düsseldorf findet am 28.01.2015 ab 19:30 Uhr im Chaosdorf, Hüttenstr. 25, 40215 Düsseldorf,statt. Es ist das traditionelle Rückblicks- und Planungstreffen. Auf der Basis der im der Vergangenheit gewonnenen und nochmals reflektierten Erfahrungen planen wir unsere Aktivitäten im bereits begonnenen Jahr. Alle sind auch eingeladen, zu bedenken, ob sie, beispielsweise durch eine Vortrag, etwas zur Gestaltung unserer Aktivitäten im Jahre 2015 etwas beitragen können.

Fellowship Meeting in Hamburg, Germany

21 January 2015

On the 21st of January the Fellowship Group in Hamburg, Germany, will have their regular monthly meeting. Everyone is welcome to join us at the Roxie Bar, Rentzelstraße 6, 20146 Hamburg

Lecture about Free Software and Information Ethics, Humboldt University, Berlin

21 January 2015

On Wednesday, January 21 2015, Erik Albers will give a lecture about Free Software and information ethics at the Berlin School of Library and Information Science at the Humboldt University in Dorotheenstraße 26, 10117 Berlin, Room 120. Start is at 12 am, language is English.

Ежемесячное собрание сообщества ЕФСПО в Вене

16 January 2015

В этом месяце сообщество ЕФСПО в Вене проведет собрание в центре Metalab по адресу район Внутренний город, улица Ратхаусштрассе, дом 6. Начало в 18:00, обсуждение повестки дня в 19:00. Как обычно, мы приглашаем всех, кто заинтересован в деятельности ЕФСПО или просто поддерживает свободное программное обеспечение. С нетерпением ждем встречи!

Fellowship Meeting Rhine/Main, Germany

07 January 2015

On Wednesday, 7 January, the Fellowship group Rhein/Main will meet in the Café Albatros in Frankfurt. We will meet there around 19:00 h.