Events

Event Archive for 2016

FSFE assembly at the Chaos Communication Conference 33C3

27 to 30 December 2016

From December 27 to 30, FSFE will host an assembly during the 33rd Chaos Communication Congress in that we offer a common space to discuss, meet, hack and organise. There will also be several self-organized sessions every day about various aspects of or around Free Software. More details are coming soon. So long and until November 20, make sure to check our call for participation.

Fellowship Local Group Milan in Milano, Italy

12 December 2016

First official meeting of the Milan group. We will brainstorm and put on the table(pad) all possible activities and ideas. Somehow we will come out with some concrete objective and strategy. The meeting starts at: 7p.m. in Boba, Via Rosolino Pilo 9.

Monatliches Treffen der FSFE fellows Hamburg in Hamburg, Deutschland

08 December 2016

Die Hamburger fellows und Free Software Interessierte treffen sich am Donnerstag 8.12. ab 20:00 zum monatlichen Stammtisch. Details auf https://wiki.fsfe.org/LocalGroups/Hamburg

Fellowship Meeting Rhine/Main, Germany

07 December 2016

On Wednesday, 7 December, the Fellowship group Rhein/Main will meet in the Zentrale Coworking in Frankfurt. FSFE's former vice president Alessandro Rubini will pay us a visit! We will meet there around 19:00 h.

Fellowship-Treffen Düsseldorf und Umgebung in Düsseldorf, Deutschland

30 November 2016

Das nächste reguläre Fellowshiptreffen in Düsseldorf findet als Jubiläumsfeier zum 10jährigen Bestehen am 30.11.2016, ab 19:30 Uhr im El Greco, Elisabethstraße 87, 40217 Düsseldorf statt.

FSFE @DIGITEC 2016: Digital Future in Brussels, Belgium

29 November 2016

Tomorrow, Tuesday November 29, at 14:15 - 15:30 the FSFE Founding President Georg Greve will participate with a talk in the panel "Free Software: the future for the European institutions", which takes place during the afternoon sessions of DIGITEC 2016 at SQUARE - Brussels Meeting Centre (Room 213-215). Matthias Kirschner, the current FSFE President will be present, too.

FSFE Booth at FIfF-Konferenz 2016 , Berlin, Germany

25 to 27 November 2016

The FSFE will be present with a booth in FIfF-Konferenz 2016 – in.visible systems at the Mathematikgebäude TU Berlin (MA), Hörsaal HE101, Workshopraum MA141, from November 25th till the 27th. The Forum InformatikerInnen für Frieden organizes this conference which will cover topics related to hacking, science, politics and activism. The entrance to this event is for free so please join us! We will have some nice merchandise, stickers and promo material, so don't hesitate and come to say hi!!

    Panel debate in Linköping, Sweden

    24 November 2016

    On Thursday, 24th of December, FSFE executive director Jonas Öberg will participate in a panel about Freedom of Panorama, copyright, openness and democracy in Linköping Sweden. The debate is open to everyone and starts at 18:00 h.

    Matthias Kirschner' s talk for the .NET User Group Berlin-Brandenburg in Berlin, Germany

    23 November 2016

    On 23 November, starting at 19:00, Matthias Kirschner will give a talk for the .Net User Group Berlin-Brandenburg, presenting a general overview of the FSFE' s mission and projects. He will also try to refute the most common misconceptions around the notion of Free Software. Update for the location: The event will take place at Fairmas GmbH, Sachsendamm 2, 10829 Berlin. Catering will be provided. Do not miss the chance to be involved in this intriguing discussion!

    Athens Free Software Meetup in Athens, Greece

    23 November 2016

    Athens FSFE group monthly meetup. This week we' ll explore cloud self-hosted free software (eg. NextCloud, Cozy, etc).

    Paris Open Source Summit in Paris, France

    16 to 17 November 2016

    FSFE's Policy Analyst and Legal Coordinator Polina Malaja will participate at the conference by giving a talk "DSM, EIF, RED: Acronyms on the EU level and why they matter for software freedom".

    Local FSFE Group Meeting with Matthias Kirschner in Berlin, Germany

    10 November 2016

    This Thursday November 10, Matthias Kirschner will give an inspiring talk about "The long way to empower people to control technology" for the FSFE Berlin group meeting. New guests are welcome! Official start of the talk is at 20:00 but many of us will be there from 19:30 to grab some affordable and tasty snacks at the e-Lok. Location: e-Lok Jugendclub, Laskerstraße 6-8, 10245 Berlin

    Monatliches Treffen der FSFE fellows Hamburg in Hamburg, Deutschland

    09 November 2016

    Die Hamburger fellows und Free Software Interessierte treffen sich am Mittwoch 9.11. ab 20:00 zum monatlichen Stammtisch. Details auf https://wiki.fsfe.org/LocalGroups/Hamburg

    FSFE with talks and info booth at OpenRheinRuhr in Oberhausen, Germany

    05 to 06 November 2016

    OpenRheinRuhr is a fair and congress about Free Software, happening from 5. to 6. of November in the Rheinischen Industriemuseum in Oberhausen, Germany. On Saturday, November 5, there will be talks by Matthias Kirschner, Max Mehl and Erik Albers. In addition there will be an info booth and the possibility to meet staff and volunteers from the FSFE.

    Fellowship Meeting Rhine/Main, Germany

    02 November 2016

    On Wednesday, 2 November, the Fellowship group Rhein/Main will meet in the Zentrale Coworking in Frankfurt. We will meet there around 19:00 h.

    FSFE @ Free Software and Open Access Day at the National Hellenic Research Foundation in Athens, Greece

    26 October 2016

    The GFOSS – Open Technologies Alliance in cooperation with the Enterprise Europe Network-Hellas and the National Documentation Centre are glad to invite you to the "Free Software, Open Access and Entrepreneurship Day" on Wednesday 26/10/2016 at 18:00. The event is part of the Open Access Week 2016 and there is no entrance fee. Matthias Kirschner, the President of the FSFE will give the opening Keynote Speech of the event. Polina Malaja, the FSFE' s policy analyst and legal coordinator will also give a talk about free software - related legal and policy issues. The event will be livestreamed here: http://media.ekt.gr/live

    Fellowshiptreffen Düsseldorf und Umgebung in Düsseldorf, Deutschland

    26 October 2016

    Das nächste reguläre Fellowshiptreffen in Düsseldorf findet am 26.10.2016 ab 19:30 Uhr im Chaosdorf, Hüttenstr. 25, 40215 Düsseldorf, https://chaosdorf.de/kontakt/ statt.

    The FSFE President in Athens, Greece

    25 October 2016

    FSFE President, Matthias Kirschner, will visit the Athens Hackerspace to give a talk and discuss with the Greek Free Software community.

    FSFE @ National Technical University of Athens in Athens, Greece

    24 October 2016

    FSFE President, Matthias Kirschner, and FSFE's Legal coordinator, Polina Malaja, will give two talks to the students of National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) in Greece. The event is hosted by the NTUA's Free Software community.

    Monatliches Treffen der FSFE fellows Hamburg in Hamburg, Deutschland

    11 October 2016

    Die Hamburger fellows und Free Software Interessierte treffen sich am Montag 9.5. ab 20:00 zum monatlichen Stammtisch. Details auf https://wiki.fsfe.org/LocalGroups/Hamburg

    FSFE Booth at LinuxCon + ContainerCon Europe 2016 in Berlin, Germany

    04 to 06 October 2016

    FSFE will be present with a booth in LinuxCon+ContainerCon Europe 2016 in Berlin, a big event where developers, sys admins, architects and all levels of technical talent gather together under one roof in order to further develop the GNU/Linux platform. If you want to meet with us, then pass by our booth, where you will have the opportunity to engage in interesting discussions, to grab a bunch of stickers and flyers, and why not, to get a new T-shirt or a bag from FSFE's merchandise?!

    Fellowship Meeting Rhine/Main, Germany

    05 October 2016

    On Wednesday, 5 October, the Fellowship group Rhein/Main will meet in the Zum Goldstein in Mainz. We will meet there around 19:00 h.

    Fellowship Treffen Düsseldorf und Umgebung in Düsseldorf, Deutschland

    28 September 2016

    Treffen der Fellowshipgruppe Düsseldorf und Umgebung ab 19:30 Uhr im Chaosdorf, Hüttenstr. 25, 40215 Düsseldorf

    FSFE Booth at WearFair; Mehr 2016 in Linz, Upper Austria in Linz, Austria

    23 to 25 September 2016

    WearFai and mehr is the biggest Austrian trade fair for sustainable fashion and lifestyle. The Austrian Team of FSFE is organising an information and trade booth (since our shirts are eco and fairtrade) to inform people about why Software Freedom is essential for digital sustainability and fairness.

    FSFE Fellowship Köln Meeting in Köln, Germany

    12 September 2016

    The monthly meeting of the Fellows in Cologne. Everybody is welcome, so if you are interested, just swing by. We meet at Lokal K (Hackländerstraße 2, Ehrenfeld) at 19:00.

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

    10 September 2016

    On Saturday, 10 September, the Fellowship group Rhein/Main will inform visitors of the Rotlintstraßenfest in Frankfurt. Stop by and have a chat with us!

    Local FSFE Group Meeting Franken/Franconia in Nuremberg, Germany

    09 September 2016

    On Friday, September 9, 2016, starting at 7:00 pm, the local FSFE group in Franconia will have its next meeting at the hackerspace K4CG in Nuremberg. All friends of Free Software are invited to come!

    Fellowship Meeting Rhine/Main, Germany

    07 September 2016

    On Wednesday, 7 September, the Fellowship group Rhein/Main will meet in the Zentrale Coworking in Frankfurt. We will meet there around 19:00 h.

    Be part of the first FSFE summit from September 2nd - 4th in BCC Berlin, Germany

    02 to 04 September 2016

    The first FSFE summit is happening from 2nd to 4th of September. An event for and by our community with three days full of Free Software in three themes: Business / Policy & Community / Beyond Code. Entrance to the FSFE summit also includes entrance to the conferences of Qt developers, KDE Akademy, Videolan and KDAB. Attendance is possible for no cost but we kindly ask you for a donation to cover our costs. Read more and be quick before it is "sold" out!

    15 years FSFE - birthday party in c-base, Berlin, Germany

    03 September 2016

    On Saturday, September 3rd, we invite for the FSFE birthday party to celebrate 15 years of existence in c-base - the famous hacker space in Berlin, Germany. Opening is directly after the end of Saturday's FSFE summit at 18:00 hours with a warm up and get together. At 20:00 there will be around one hour of program in that we shed light on FSFE's local heroes that keep us growing strong. Afterwards, we start the party with music and drinks - a nice time to revel in the past and look forward to the future.

    Fellowshipontmoeting van de groep Düsseldorf in Düsseldorf, Duitsland

    31 August 2016

    De volgende reguliere ontmoeting vindt op 31 augustus vanaf 19.30 uur plaats in Chaosdorf, Hüttenstr. 25, 40215 Düsseldorf, https://chaosdorf.de/kontakt/. Het officiële deel van de ontmoeting begint om 20.00 uur. Wie later komt mist dus iets. Er wordt een presentatie gehouden over Hardware-Software-Codesign. Dat is een van de belangrijkste gebieden bij het ontwerp van ingebedde systemen. Het gaat daarbij om het in elkaar grijpende ontwerp van hard- en software.

    FrOSCon 11 in St. Augustin, Germany

    20 to 21 August 2016

    FrOSCon is a Free Software conference, organised by the computer science department of the University Bonn-Rhein-Sieg and other local initiatives. 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 two talks by Polina Malaja and Max Mehl. We are looking forward to have a chat with you about Free Software, technology, and politics.

    Local FSFE Group Meeting Franken/Franconia in Bamberg, Germany

    12 August 2016

    On Friday, August 12, 2016, starting at 7:00 pm, the local FSFE group in Franconia will have its next meeting at the hackerspace Backspace in Bamberg. All friends of Free Software are invited to come!

    Maandelijkse ontmoeting van FSFE-Fellows Hamburg in Hamburg, Duitsland

    11 August 2016

    De Hamburgse Fellows en geïnteresseerden in Vrije Software ontmoeten elkaar op donderdag 11 augustus vanaf 20.00 uur aan de maandelijkse stamtafel. Details op https://wiki.fsfe.org/LocalGroups/Hamburg

    Fellowship group Rhine/Main visits FreiFunkFFM in Frankfurt, Germany

    01 August 2016

    On Monday, 1 August, the Fellowship group Rhein/Main will visit FreiFunkFFM in the Depot 1899, Textorstraße 33 in Frankfurt. We will meet there around 19:00 h.

    Socializing Sunday 2016 in Vienna, Austria

    31 July 2016

    The Socializing Sunday is an informal Fellowship event to get to know each other outside of the usual Fellowship meeting. No agenda, no formalities! Everyone is welcome, including families and friends of Fellows.

    Reguliere ontmoeting van de Fellowshipgroep Düsseldorf en omgeving in Düsseldorf, Duitsland

    27 July 2016

    De volgende reguliere ontmoeting vindt plaats op 27.07.2016 vanaf 19.30 uur in Chaosdorf, Hüttenstr. 25, 40215 Düsseldorf, https://chaosdorf.de/kontakt/. Het officiële deel van de ontmoeting begint om 20.00 uur. Wie later komt mist dus iets.

    Monthly FSFE localgroup meeting in Zürich, Switzerland

    14 July 2016

    Monthly FSFE localgroup meeting in Zürich. For location and agenda, please look at our wiki page. New guests are welcome! In case it is your first time at the meeting, please introduce yourself on the mailinglist (https://lists.fsfe.org/mailman/listinfo/zurich).

    Local FSFE meeting in Berlin, Germany

    14 July 2016

    This month Kai Mertens will enlighten us with a talk about “BIOS, Libreboot, Intel ME”. Also, Erik Albers will talk about the upcoming summit and look for volunteers for the 15 years of FSFE celebration. New guests are welcome, official start of the agenda is at 20:00 but many of us prefer to arrive at 19:30 to buy economic and good food in the e-Lok. Location: e-Lok Jugendclub, Laskerstraße 6-8, 10245 Berlin

    Talk by Matthias Kirschner at TU Berlin, Germany

    14 July 2016

    Matthias Kirschner gives a talk about the importance of Free Software and present some of the highlights of FSFE's work. The talk will take place at the Technical University Berlin from 14:00 to 16:00 in room H 107. External guests are also invited.

    Maandelijkse ontmoeting van FSFE-Fellows Hamburg in Hamburg, Duitsland

    13 July 2016

    De Hamburgse Fellows en geïnteresseerden in Vrije Software ontmoeten elkaar op woensdag 13 juli vanaf 20.00 uur aan de maandelijkse stamtafel. Details op https://wiki.fsfe.org/LocalGroups/Hamburg

    Local FSFE Group Meeting Franken/Franconia in Nürnberg, Germany

    09 July 2016

    On Saturday, July 9, 2016, starting at 7:00 pm, the local FSFE group in Franconia will have its next meeting the hackerspace K4CG in Nürnberg. All friends of Free Software are invited to come!

    Fellowship Meeting Rhine/Main - Talk: The long way to empower people to control technology

    06 July 2016

    On Wednesday, 6 July, the Fellowship group Rhein/Main will meet in "Zentrale Coworking" in Frankfurt to attend a talk by FSFE's president Matthias Kirschner titled "The long way to empower people to control technology". We will meet there around 19:00 h, the talk will start at 19:30.

    Fellowshipontmoeting Keulen in Keulen, Duitsland

    04 July 2016

    De Keulse Fellowship komt bijeen om 19.00 uur in Wikipedia's Lokal K in Ehrenfeld.

    Fellowshipontmoeting in Düsseldorf, Duitsland

    29 June 2016

    Ontmoeting van de Fellowshipgroep Düsseldorf vanaf 19.30 uur in Chaosdorf, Hüttenstr. 25, 40215 Düsseldorf.

    FSFE booth at Wikimania 2016 in Esino Lario, Italy

    23 to 27 June 2016

    Our Italian team will represent FSFE with a booth during Wikimania 2016 in Esino Larino, Italy. If you like to know us or like to learn why Free Software is important for Free Knowledge, pass by our booth in the community village of Wikimania. Beside of having interesting talks or grabbing our promotion material or merchandise, you can also use this opportunity to meet Michele Marrali, Italian coordinator, and Erik Albers, Fellowship coordinator.

    Fellowshipontmoeting in Wolfsburg, Nedersaksen

    21 June 2016

    De eerste ontmoeting van de Fellowship Wolfsburg. Het gaat er in eerste instantie om te kijken hoe groot de interesse in de FSFE is en om elkaar een beetje te leren kennen en van gedachten te wisselen. De ontmoeting vindt plaats op 21 juni 2016 om 19.00 uur in de Paulaner Botschaft, Porschestrasse 102, 38440 Wolfsburg. Omdat er geen inschatting kan worden gemaakt van het aantal deelnemers reserveren we geen tafel. Zoek gewoon de "I Love Free Software"-luchtballon op :-)

    Fellowship Vienna: presentation of the project TurtleStitch in Vienna, Austria

    17 June 2016

    Andrea Mayr-Stalder presents her project TurtleStitch, a platform to generate patterns for embroidery machines. TurtleStitch is based upon Free Software. We will see the production from the pattern to the completed embroidery. And we will learn about parallels of embroidery and programming.

    Stamtafel FSFE-Fellows Hamburg in Hamburg, Duitsland

    14 June 2016

    De Fellows in Hamburg en geïnteresseerden in Vrije Software ontmoeten elkaar op dinsdag 14 juni om 20.00 uur aan de maandelijkse stamtafel. Details op https://wiki.fsfe.org/LocalGroups/Hamburg

    FSFE booth at Tübix in Tübingen, Germany

    11 June 2016

    Tübix, an event about Free Software in the Southern German town Tübingen, opens its doors for the second time on 11 June 2016. Admission is free.
    This time, FSFE is present with a booth and offers information about its activities and Free Software in general as well as merchandise products.

    Monthly FSFE localgroup meeting in Zürich, Switzerland

    09 June 2016

    Monthly FSFE localgroup meeting in Zürich. Place: See wiki entry. Topics discussed: Linux Presentation Day (LPD). New guests are welcome! In case it is your first time at the meeting, please introduce yourself on the mailinglist (https://lists.fsfe.org/mailman/listinfo/zurich).

    Fellowship group Rhine/Main visits CCC-MZ-WI in Wiesbaden, Germany

    07 June 2016

    On Tuesday, 7 June, the Fellowship group Rhein/Main will visit CCC-MZ-WI in the CCC HQ in Wiesbaden. We will meet there around 19:00 h.

    Fellowshipontmoeting in Keulen, Duitsland

    06 June 2016

    De Keulse Fellows en geïnteresseerden in Vrije Software ontmoeten elkaar op maandag 6 juni 2016 om 19.00 uur voor de maandelijkse ontmoeting. De ontmoeting vindt plaats in Lokal K (ttps://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Lokal_K) in Keulen-Ehrenfeld. Meer informatie is er op onze wiki-pagina.

    foss-north 2016 in Gothenburg, Sweden

    26 May 2016

    The foss-north conference is a software and hardware related event with a technical perspective, hosted in Gothenburg and providing a meeting place for Nordic foss communities to come together. The FSFE's vice president, Alessandro Rubini, will participate and present a talk on Time in Software and Hardware - how time is handled in the Linux kernel and in the White Rabbit network at CERN, and FSFE's Executive Director, Jonas Öberg, will present a talk about the State of Free Software in Europe (and elsewhere).

    Fellowshipontmoeting van de groep Rijnland in Keulen, Duitsland

    25 May 2016

    Vanaf 19.00 uur vind een ontmoeting van Fellows uit het gehele Rijnland plaats in C4 in Keulen-Ehrenfeld. Matthias Kirschner zal als voorzitter van FSFE aanwezig zijn en een overzicht geven van actuele en afgelopen activiteiten. Daarna zal een open discussie volgen.

    Local FSFE Group Meeting Franken/Franconia in Nürnberg, Germany

    20 May 2016

    On Friday, May 20, 2016, starting at 7:00 pm, the local FSFE group in Franconia will have its next meeting the hackerspace K4CG in Nürnberg. All friends of Free Software are invited to come!

    Peter Bubestinger about Free Software in schools at OSCAL 2016 in Tirana, Albania

    14 to 15 May 2016

    Peter Bubestinger, FSFE Austrian coordinator gives a talk at the Open Source Conference Albania (OSCAL) about Free Software in schools. The Conference will take place in Tirana and will gather free libre open source technology users, developers, academics, governmental agencies and people who share the idea that software should be free and open for the local community and governments to develop and customize to its needs.

    Buitengewone Fellowshipontmoeting in Düsseldorf, Duitsland

    15 May 2016

    Martin Gollowitzer, systeembeheerder en lid van FSFE, zal op het FSFE-kantoor in Düsseldorf op Bilker Allee 173 vanaf 19.00 uur met lokale Fellows voor een buitengewone Fellowshipontmoeting bij elkaar komen.

    FSFE Booth at FairPlanet Linz in Linz, Austria

    14 May 2016

    FSFE Fellows will run a booth at the FairPlanet festival in Linz, Austria. FairPlanet tries to connect human rights, animal rights and conservation together in one summer festival.

    Monthly FSFE localgroup meeting in Zürich, Switzerland

    12 May 2016

    Monthly FSFE localgroup meeting in Zürich. Place: See wiki entry. Topics: Linux Presentation Day. New guests are welcome! In case it is your first time at the meeting, please introduce yourself on the mailinglist (https://lists.fsfe.org/mailman/listinfo/zurich).

    Matthias Kirschner with Keynote at DORS/CLUC in Zagreb, Croatia: the long way to empower people to control technology

    11 May 2016

    FSFE's president Matthias Kirschner will give a keynote titled "The long way to empower people to control technology" at the DORS / CLUC. The conference's aim is to be a place where academia, businesses and Free Software hackers meet, make new friends. The keynote will be on Wednesday 11 May from 09:45 to 10:30. DORS/CLUC will take place in the premises of the Faculty at Unska 3 address.

    Fellowship-ontmoeting in Bonn, Duitsland

    09 May 2016

    Op 9 mei is er om 19.00 uur weer een Fellowship-ontmoeting in Bonn. Guido Günther houdt de toespraak "Wetenswaardigheden over Erlang". Erlang is een zogenoemde functionele programmeertaal die rond PABX (telefooninstallaties in bedrijven) is ontstaan. Op dit gebied worden er extreem hoge eisen gesteld aan stabiliteit, voorkomen van uitval en fouttolerantie. De ontmoeting staat zoals altijd open voor iedereen die zich voor Vrije Software interesseert. Het ontmoetingspunt is Netzladen, Breite Straße 74, 53111 Bonn.

    Maandelijkse ontmoeting van de lokale FSFE-groep Hamburg, Duitsland

    09 May 2016

    Hamburgse Fellows en Vrije Software-geïnteresseerden ontmoeten elkaar op maandag 9 mei vanaf 20.00 uur aan hun maandelijkse stamtafel in Roxie in Hamburg. Er is geen agenda. Meer informatie vindt u op onze wiki-pagina.

    Fellowship meeting 2016-05-09 in Köln, Germany

    09 May 2016

    The Köln Fellows and those interested in Free Software will meet on Monday the 9th of May 2016 at 19.00 for a monthly meeting. This time at Lokal K (https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Lokal_K) in Köln-Ehrenfeld. More information can be had on our wiki page.

    FSFE booth and talk at OpenTechSummit in Berlin, Germany

    05 May 2016

    On Thursday, May 5, there will be OpenTechSummit 2016 in Berlin, Germany. Open Tech Summit is a conference about technological developments and Free Software. Matthias Kirschner, president of FSFE, gives a talk about "Free Software 1+1: Explaining typical misunderstandings" and FSFE will be present with a booth.

    Fellowship Meeting Rhine/Main, Germany

    04 May 2016

    On Wednesday, 4 May, the Fellowship group Rhein/Main will meet in the Zentrale Coworking in Frankfurt. We will meet there around 19:00 h.

    Talk: "How to counter Free Software misunderstandings" in Berlin, Germany

    03 May 2016

    During re:publica Matthias Kirschner will give a short talk about how to counter Free Software misunderstandings. It will be from 14:00 to 14:30 in the newthinking network track. Re:publica takes place in the STATION Berlin, Luckenwalder Str. 4-6, 10963 Berlin. You have to buy tickets to attend the conference.

    Linuxwochen Wien 2016 in Vienna, Austria

    28 April to 01 May 2016

    At this year's Linuxwochen Wien, FSFE will participate in a few ways. Franz Gratzer, designer for FSFE, will give a talk about the history of the FLOSS game "Trigger Rally" and a workshop of how to design and develop their own race tracks. Simon Hornbachner, local coordinator Linz, will be talking about Copyleft - what it actually means, some common misconceptions and why it isn't only beneficiary for "the community", but also for companies. There will also be a FSFE information booth and the local team is looking forward to everyone to meet!

    "Linuxtage" in Graz, Austria

    30 April 2016

    At the annual 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 an information booth.

    'May the Open Source be With you' in Tilburg, Netherlands

    30 April 2016

    Digital self-defence, playing soccer with MBots, Raspberry Music project are the main tracks of the Free Software Event at the Tilburg Library, along with informational stands and many DIY activities. Participants are the FSFE (Digi-Talk Maurice Verheesen), Ubuntu.NL, LibreOffice, NLLGG (Dutch Linux Users Group) and more. DIY activities involve the Raspberry TEdCase 3D-printing, 3D-Virtual Reality and more. Entrance is free. The Event starts at 12.00hrs and ends at 17.00hrs.

    "Linux in het dagelijks leven" in Mülheim aan de Roer, Duitsland

    30 April 2016

    Georganiseerd door FSFE-Fellows zullen Wolf-Dieter Zimmermann en Wolfgang Romey in het kader van de Linux Presentatiedag voor alle geïnteresseerden hun licht laten schijnen op het Linux vrije besturingssysteem. Daarbij zijn er meerdere computers aanwezig om het zelf te beleven. Het evenement vindt plaats van 10.00 tot 15.00 uur in de volkshogeschool in Mülheim aan de Roer.

    Fellowship-ontmoeting in Düsseldorf, Duitsland

    27 April 2016

    Ook bij veel Fellows zijn de structuren en werkwijzen van de FSFE niet bekend. Werner Koch, oprichtend lid van de FSFE, zal deze keer een blik achter de schermen laten zien en verklaren hoe de FSFE “functioneert”. De ontmoeting vindt plaats op 27 april 2016 vanaf 19.30 uur in Chaosdorf, Hüttenstr. 25, 40215 Düsseldorf. Het officiële deel van de ontmoeting begint om 20.00 uur. Wie later komt, mist dus iets. Gasten zijn zoals altijd hartelijk welkom.

    FSFE at the 15th "Augsburger Linux-Infotag"

    16 April 2016

    FSFE is present with an information and merchandise booth at the 15th "Linux-Infotag Augsburg". The event takes place on 16 April 2016 from 9:30 to 17:30 in the IT faculty of the Augsburg University of Applied Sciences, Germany. Admission is free.

    Monthly FSFE local group meeting in Zürich, Switzerland

    14 April 2016

    Monthly FSFE localgroup meeting in Zürich. Place: See wiki entry. Topics: Linux Presentation Day in Basel. New guests are welcome! In case it is your first time at the meeting, please introduce yourself on the mailinglist (https://lists.fsfe.org/mailman/listinfo/zurich).

    Speech "The long way to empower people to control technology" in Barcelona, Spain

    12 April 2016

    The FSFE's president Matthias Kirschner will give a talk about the importance of Free Software for society at the Barcelona Free Software Group. The talk will give an overview of FSFE's work from the past 15 years, and give you inspiration how you can work with the FSFE for software freedom as an individual as well as an organisation. The talk will take place at 18:45 at Cibernàrium Edifici MediaTIC, Roc Boronat, 117, Barcelona.

    Open Source Preservation Workshop in Stockholm, Sweden

    07 April 2016

    Peter Bubestinger and Till Jaeger from FSFE and others will give insights on how memory institutions and cultural heritage organisations worldwide are increasingly empowered by Free Software licensed tools. This workshop is part of the PREFORMA project, in which 3 format conformance checkers have been developed to check and validate document-, image- and audiovisual files. Topics like format obsolescence, vendor lock-in or interoperability issues of proprietary implementations are being addressed in this workshop.

    Fellowship Meeting Rhine/Main, Germany

    06 April 2016

    On Wednesday, 6 April, the Fellowship group Rhein/Main will meet in the Kneipe 41 in Darmstadt. We will meet there around 19:00 h.

    Local FSFE Group Meeting Franken/Franconia in Nürnberg, Germany

    24 March 2016

    On Thursday, March 24, 2016, starting at 7:00 pm, the local FSFE group in Franconia will have its next meeting at restaurant Kopernikus in Nürnberg. All friends of Free Software are invited to come!

    Chemnitzer Linuxtage in Chemnitz, Germany

    19 to 20 March 2016

    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. There will also a talk by Matthias Kirschner, FSFE's President, and one by Max Mehl, FSFE's Germany Coordinator.

    Logan CIJ Symposium in Berlin, Germany

    11 to 12 March 2016

    On March 11 and 12 FSFE will participate with a booth at the Logan CIJ Symposium, an event organised by Center for Investigative Journalism. Pass by to meet some members of FSFE's Berlin office and discuss how Free Software helps protect freedom of speech and information.

    The Logan CIJ Symposium will be held at the BCC (Berlin Congress Center) in Alexanderstraße 11, 10178 Berlin, Germany. To get a ticket please visit the page of the event.

    Monthly FSFE Meeting in Zürich, Switzerland

    10 March 2016

    Monthly FSFE Fellowhsip meeting in Zürich. For the time and place please see the event page. Main topic to discuss: organisation of xcon. New guests are welcome! In case it is your first time at the meeting, please notify about this on the mailinglist: https://lists.fsfe.org/mailman/listinfo/zurich

    Fellowship Meeting Rhine/Main - Talk: Freie Software Lizenzen

    02 March 2016

    On Wednesday, 2 March, the Fellowship group Rhein/Main will meet in "Zentrale Coworking" in Frankfurt to attend a talk by Michael Stehmann titled "Freie Software Lizenzen". We will meet there around 19:00 h, the talk will start at 19:30.

    I Love Free Software Day 2016

    14 February 2016

    Free Software contributors enable us to use the freedom tools we appreciate every day. Developers, designers, translators, and many more deserve our gratitude. Let's say "thank you" to them on the traditional day of love, Valentine's Day. Unlike usual events IloveFS is an online event only. Have a look at the website to see how you can celebrate with us.

    Local FSFE Group Meeting Franken/Franconia in Bamberg, Germany

    12 February 2016

    On Friday, February 12, 2016, starting at 7:00 pm, the local FSFE group in Franconia will have its next meeting at the hackerspace in Bamberg. All friends of Free Software are invited to come!

    Maandelijkse FSFE-ontmoeting in Zürich, Zwitserland

    11 February 2016

    Thema's zijn deze keer onder andere: I love Free Software Dag en Document Vrijheidsdag. Vanaf 18.00 uur. Plaats: Limmatstrasse 183. Oude bekenden en nieuwe gasten zijn van harte welkom (ook niet-Fellows). Als het gaat om uw eerste deelname aan deze ontmoeting dan vragen wij u zich kort voor het eerste bezoek voor te stellen op de e-maillijst (https://lists.fsfe.org/mailman/listinfo/zurich).

    Athens Free Software Monthly Meetup in Athens, Greece

    10 February 2016

    This is our monthly meetup held in the Athens Hackerspace. At this meetup we will discuss mostly around the two recent events that many community members attended. 32c3 at Hamburg and Fosdem at Brussels. We'll talk about new projects we learned about on these events, highlights and best presentations to watch.

    Fellowship Meeting Rhine/Main, Germany

    03 February 2016

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

    FOSDEM 2016, Brussels, Belgium

    30 to 31 January 2016

    This year, FOSDEM will be held on the 30st and 31st of January 2016 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.

    Ежемесячное собрание сообщества ЕФСПО в Вене

    15 January 2016

    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!

    Talk about F-Droid by Daniel Martí in Barcelona, Spain

    15 January 2016

    It is well known that Android is an Open Source Operating System. But in practice, in order to use it a lot of non-free and locked down platforms are needed, like Google Play. F-Droid aims to fill this gap by offering a free platform that you can use to install and distribute your applications. The session will be provided by Daniel Martí, a lead F-Droid developer.

    Free Thursday meeting in Helsinki, Finland

    14 January 2016

    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, at One Pint pub. There is no formal program, and no sponsorship. You're welcome!

    Local FSFE Group Meeting Franconia in Nuremberg, Germany

    08 January 2016

    On Friday, January 8, 2016, starting at 7:00 pm, the local FSFE group in Franconia will have its next meeting at restaurant Kopernikus in Nuremberg. All friends of Free Software are invited to come!