Events

Event Archive for 2017

The FSFE with an assembly at the Chaos Communication Camp 34C3 in Leipzig, Germany

26 to 30 December 2017

As in previous years, the FSFE will be present with an assembly during the Chaos Communication Camp from December 26 to 30. More details will follow. Currently we are running our call for sessions, if you are interested to participate, check the news-item: https://fsfe.org/news/2017/news-20171024-01.en.html

Talk about Public Code by Erik Albers in the Eigenbaukombinat in Halle, Germany

07 December 2017

Erik Albers will give a talk about the current Public Money? Public Code! campaign by the FSFE, how state and society can profit from investing public money into developing Free Software and what can be done in Halle to to move forward.

FSFE local Group Meeting Berlin/Brandenburg in Berlin, Germany

07 December 2017

This year approaches its end and that's why we want to meet us, to talk about the topics that didn't just only move the local fellowship group, but also the whole FSFE in 2017. You are gladly invited for chatting and drinking "Glühmate" together.

FSFE Community Meeting 2017 in Berlin, Germany

25 to 26 November 2017

The community meeting is the once-in-a-year opportunity for all people engaged inside FSFE to come together, share knowledge, grow projects, hack, discuss and get active. This year we are running multiple sprints and discuss the latest developments inside FSFE.

FSFE-booth at T-Dose in Eindhoven, The Netherlands

18 November 2017

T-DOSE is a free and yearly event held in The Netherlands to promote use and development of Open Source Software. FSFE is there with a booth.

Polina Malaja with a talk about REUSE at Open Compliance Summit 2017 in Yokohama, Japan

16 to 17 November 2017

FSFE's Legal Coordinator Polina Malaja will be present at Open Compliance Summit in Yokohama, Japan, and will give a talk about REUSE practices for developers.

FOSS4SMEs in Thessaloniki, Greece

13 to 14 November 2017

Between the 13th and 14th of November 2017, the FSFE will participate in the kick off meeting for the FOSS4SMEs project in Thessaloniki, Greece. The project, which launched this October, is a collaboration between Atlantis Engineering, Open Forum Europe, University of Skövde, DLEARN and the Dublin Institute of Technology, aimed at bringing education on free software to small- and midsize enterprises.

    FSFE booth at OSHWdem 2017 in A Coruña in A Coruña, Galicia/Spain

    11 November 2017

    The OSHWDem is a yearly maker's convention taking place in A Coruña, Spain. The FSFE will be there with a booth and is looking forward for good talks and conversations.

    Public Money Public Code talk at Connessione coatiche in Milan, Italy

    10 November 2017

    Natale Vinto, FSFE Italian coordinator will give a talk about the Public Money? Public Code! campaign at Connessioni Caotiche, a hacking event in Milano at 19:00. Language is Italian, the event is public and without cost.

    FSFE Berlin Meeting: Talk about self hosting, FreedomBox, PirateBox in Berlin, Germany

    09 November 2017

    Is there a cloud, after all? Tobias and Michael present FreedomBox and PirateBox, two somewhat complementary distributions aimed at taking over server tasks typically associated witn "the cloud". As customary for our regular Thursday meetings (every 2nd and 4th Thursday in the month) this will take place at the e-Lok [3], near Bahnhof Ostkreuz. Start will be at about 19:30, although some of us meet earlier to have a meal and chat. Visitors welcome!

    Open Source Strategy Forum in New York, United States

    08 November 2017

    On Wednesday, November 8, 2017, FSFE's executive director Jonas Öberg will be at the Open Source Strategy Forum in New York where the next release of FSFEs REUSE practices will be unveiled.

      Talk about Public Money? Public Code! on Linux Day Milano, Italy

      28 October 2017

      As FSFE Local Group Milano, we will be present at Linux Day Milano to celebrate Linux Day, a national manifestation to discuss about Linux and free software. Folks from the Local Group will present two talks, one about Public Money? Public Code! and one about Privacy and anonymity through containerized and virtualized Tor environments. The event will be from 9:30 at Università degli Studi di Milano, Dipartimento di Informatica, Via Comelico, 39 - Milano - Italy. The talks are in Italian and admission is free.

      Open Source Summit 2017 in Prague , Czech Republic

      23 to 26 October 2017

      The FSFE will be present at the Open Source Summit 2017, in Prague, Czech Republic. Matthias Kirschner will give a talk about "Limux: The Loss of a Lighthouse", and Polina Malaja will present on "DSM, EIF, RED: Acronyms on the EU Level and Why They Matter for Software Freedom".

      Digitale afhankelijkheid vermijden – Vrije Software voor goed onderwijs en een sterke en onafhankelijke economie

      20 October 2017

      Op 20 oktober 2017 zal plaatsvervangend FSFE Duitsland-coördinator Björn Schießle op de "Fellbacher Weltwochen" in discussie gaan over de vraag hoe men met Vrije Software duurzaam onderwijs kan exporteren en kan bijdragen aan de opbouw van een sterke lokale economie. De Fellbacher Weltwochen bestaan uit verschillende manifestaties met als overkoepelend thema Agenda 2030 en de oriëntatie op de 17 doelen voor duurzame ontwikkeling van de Verenigde Naties (VN).

      The FSFE at the Copycamp in Warsaw, Poland

      28 to 29 September 2017

      Polina Malaja, our policy analyst and legal coordinator, gives a talk at CopyCamp in Warsaw, Poland, about the implications of the current EU Copyright Directive proposal for the collaborative software environment, and our campaign Save Code Share. Carmen Bakker and Erik Da Silva, current interns at the FSFE, give a talk about our Public Money Public Code campaign

      Special meeting FSFE Franken on September 20, 2017 in Nuremberg

      20 September 2017

      On Wednesday, September 20, 2017, starting at 6:30 pm, the local FSFE group Franconia will have a special meeting in the Lederer Kulturbrauerei in Nuremberg with special guests from the local FSFE group Düsseldorf. All Friends of Free Software are hereby invited! If the weather is nice, we will be in the beergarden, if it rains or if it is too cold, we will be inside. Either way, you can recognize us as an FSFE group by our t-shirts and our table decorations. If you are planning to come, please drop me a line at floriansnow@fsfe.org so I know how many seats to reserve.

      "Public Money Public Code" in the Digitale Woche in Kiel, Germany

      18 September 2017

      Erik Albers will speak about "Public Money Public Code" in the first Digitale Woche Kiel (digital week Kiel). The talk will highlight the benefits that arise when publicly funded software development is released as Free Software. In particular he will talk about the situation in Kiel and the promises of the current government. The talk will happen at 10:00 in the Literaturhaus in Kiel.

      Talk and booth at the 15th Kieler Open Source und Linux Tage in Kiel, Germany

      15 to 16 September 2017

      Erik Albers will give a talk at the 15. Kieler Open Source und Linux Tage about our "ask your candidates" campaigns and how to push Free Software as a topic into electoral campaigns. Also, the FSFE will be present with a booth and is looking forward to interesting talks.

      Software Freedom Day 2017 in der c-base (Berlin)

      16 September 2017

      Polina Malaja, Legal Coordinator der FSFE, hält anlässlich des Software Freedom Day einen Vortrag zur neuen Kampagne der FSFE: "Public Money, Public Code"

      Ort: c-base, Rungestraße 20, 10179 Berlin

      Monatliches Treffen der FSFE fellows Hamburg in Hamburg, Deutschland

      11 September 2017

      Die Hamburger fellows und Free Software Interessierte treffen sich am Montag 11.9. ab 19:00 zum monatlichen Stammtisch. Details auf https://wiki.fsfe.org/LocalGroups/Hamburg

      Local FSFE-Meeting Rhine/Main, Germany

      06 September 2017

      On Wednesday, 6 September, the local group Rhein/Main will meet in the Zentrale Coworking in Frankfurt. We will meet there around 19:00 h.

      FrOSCon in St. Augustin, Germany

      19 to 20 August 2017

      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 a talk. We are looking forward to have a chat with you about Free Software, technology, and politics.

      FSFE village at SHA-Camp in Zeewolde, Netherlands

      04 to 08 August 2017

      From August 4 to 8, the FSFE will host a village at the SHA-Camp, in that we offer a common space to discuss, meet, hack and organise. There will be several self-organized sessions about Public Money Public Code, F-Droid, Free Software in the Dutch public sector, Secure communications hardware, Ask your candidates and trustworthiness of our systems. In addition, people can participate in the ultimate Free Software challenge and in multiple Free Software sing-along sessions at the FSFE village.

      Local FSFE-Meeting Rhine/Main, Germany

      02 August 2017

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

      Monatliches Treffen der FSFE Localgroup Zürich in Zürich, Schweiz in Zürich, Schweiz

      13 July 2017

      Am 13. Juli findet wieder das monatliche Treffen der FSFE Localgroup Zürich statt. Dabei geht es darum, an bisherigen Projekten weiterzuarbeiten und neue zu besprechen und zu konzipieren. Mehr Informationen dazu im FSFE-Wiki unter https://wiki.fsfe.org/Events/Zurich/2017-07-13.

      Monatliches Treffen der FSFE fellows Hamburg in Hamburg, Deutschland

      12 July 2017

      Die Hamburger fellows und Free Software Interessierte treffen sich am Mittwoch 12.7.. ab 19:00 zum monatlichen Stammtisch. Details auf https://wiki.fsfe.org/LocalGroups/Hamburg

      #DayAgainstDRM Conference of Dr. Richard Stallman on Digital Restrictions Management in Genova, Italia

      09 July 2017

      Venue: Sala della Società di Letture e Conversazioni Scientifiche. Palazzo Ducale. Piazza De Ferrari. Genova - Time: 17:00 - 20:00 - Program: 17:00 Welcome 17:00 Marco Ciurcina remembers Stefano Rodotà. 17:30 Conference of Richard Stallman * 18:30 Debate and questions 19:00 Answers by Richard Stallman 19:30 Conclusions * the speech will be in English with a sequencial translation into Italian by Daniela Vigatti Free entrance. 19:45 #DayAgainstDRM flashmob for digital rights with STOP DRM banner in Piazza De Ferrari. Contact the organizers at info(at)softwareliberoliguria.org

      RMLL/LSM 2017 in Saint-Etienne, France

      01 to 07 July 2017

      Les Rencontres Mondiales du Logiciel Libre (Libre Software Meeting) are a series of freely accessible conferences, workshops, and round tables on Libre Software and its uses. This event takes place in a different city each year since 2000. Gathering a crowd of thousands, the 17th Libre Software Meeting will take place for the first time in the city of Saint-Etienne, located in the region of Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes (France) from the 1st to the 7th July, 2017. As a global event, speakers from all over the world come to present and discuss their projects with an attentive and large audience. Beyond free software, other domains sharing the same concept of freedom will be present, such as free hardware (Hackerspace, Fablab,...) and artistic creation under free licences (graphism, music, cinema...).

      Local FSFE Group Milan - International Day Against DRM 2017

      06 July 2017

      As FSFE Local Group Milan, together with Game Over Milano, also this year we will celebrate the International Day Against DRM, a journey dedicated to promote initiatives and information about the threat of DRM into HTML5, ebooks, music, games etc. The event will be at the Game Over Milano Room - Leoncavallo, Milano, Italy from 19:30. There will be technical talks and then the usual 8-bit party: Fighting threats to Digital Freedom with good information and good music. Please join and help us to make it a greater one! Contact us at milano@lists.fsfe.org

      Local FSFE Meeting Rhine/Main - Talk: Public Money, Public Code

      05 July 2017

      On Wednesday, 5 July, the FSFE group Rhein/Main will meet in "Zentrale Coworking" in Frankfurt to attend a talk by Max Mehl titled "Public Money, Public Code". We will meet there around 19:00 h, the talk will start at 19:30.

      Local FSFE Group Rhine/Main - Talk: Die Software der Zukunft liegt in unseren Händen

      01 July 2017

      On Saturday, 1 July, the FSFE group Rhein/Main will meet in "Offtopia" in Offenbach to attend a talk by Guido Arnold titled "Die Software der Zukunft liegt in unseren Händen". We will meet there around 10:00 h, the talk will start at 13:30.

      FSFE group Rhine/Main visits Penguin User Group in Ginsheim-Gustavsburg, Germany

      13 June 2017

      On Tuesday, 13 June, the local FSFE group Rhein/Main will visit Penguin User Group in the Zur Guten Stube in Ginsheim-Gustavsburg. We will meet there around 19:00 h.

      Monatliches Treffen der FSFE fellows Hamburg in Hamburg, Deutschland

      13 June 2017

      Die Hamburger Fellows und Freie Software Interessierte treffen sich am Dienstag 13.6. ab 19:00 zum monatlichen Stammtisch. Details gibt es wie immer auf https://wiki.fsfe.org/LocalGroups/Hamburg

      MAKER FAIR Berlin in Berlin, Germany

      10 to 11 June 2017

      IT-tinkering is only possible with Free Software, that's why FSFE is going to be present with an information and merchandise booth on MAKER FAIR BERLIN at the weekend of 10th and 11th of June 2017. On Saturday, MAKER FAIR is open for school classes and their teachers, free of charge. MAKER FAIR is a come-together of makers and visitors interested in various DIY-ideas. At FSFE’s booth, visitors can inform themselves about Raspberry Pi as a computer for standard applications especially suitable for education, about how to ‘free’ Android-Smartphones and about email-encryption.

      Bended Realities Festival & Make A Change in Offenbach, Germany

      10 to 11 June 2017

      Bended Realities ist ein Fest für Digitalkultur und eine maker-Faire für Engagement und Bildung. Die Free Software Foundation Europe wird vor Ort sein mit einem Stand zum Thema Freie Bildung und Freie Software. -- english: Bended Realities is a festival for digital culture and a maker-faire about engagement and education. The Free Software Foundation Europe will be present with a booth and inform about Free Education and Free Software.

      Monatliches Treffen der FSFE Localgroup Zürich in Zürich, Schweiz

      08 June 2017

      Am 8. Juni findet wieder das monatliche Treffen der FSFE Localgroup Zürich statt. Dabei geht es darum, an bisherigen Projekten weiterzuarbeiten und neue zu besprechen und zu konzipieren. Mehr Informationen dazu im FSFE-Wiki.

      Workshop: What is Free Software? in Munich, Germany

      02 June 2017

      Use. Study. Share. Improve. Software that gives us these Freedoms allows a more meaningful interaction with our computers and - more importantly - with our fellow human beings. What makes Free Software so fascinating and how Free Software may make the world a better place, the FSFE Fellowship Muich tries to convey in a workshop on Friday, June 2nd 2017 (starting 18:00) at WikiMUC; Angertorstr. 3; Munich. There is no previous knowledge required and people who consider themselves not that technically inclined are escpecially welcome. We are looking forward to seeing you!

      OpenExpo in Madrid, Spain

      01 June 2017

      OpenExpo is an Annual Conference about Free Software and Open Data that will happen on June 1, 2017 in Madrid. The Free Software Foundation Europe will be present with a booth to inform visitors about the organisation and its work.

      Veganmania, Vienna, Germany

      24 to 27 May 2017

      From 24 to 27 May we have an info booth at Veganmania, a vegan sommer festival. We are looking forward to discuss Free Software topics with the participants there.

      Panel discussion on "Free data, free sharing, being free" at Church Day, Magdeburg, Germany

      27 May 2017

      Matthias Kirschner will participate at a panel discussion how data, code, and algorithms are influencing our live and the economy. What will happen if just a few companies control who can change source code, modify, or share it? This will be discussed from 11:00 to 12:30 at the Church Day at Festung Mark, Kulturwerkstatt, Hohepfortewall 1, Magdeburg.

      Keynote "Limux: the loss of a lighthouse", Nürnberg, Germany

      26 May 2017

      At the openSUSE conference 2017, Matthias Kirschner will give a keynote about Limux and discuss what the Free Software community can learn from it. The openSUSE Conference is the annual openSUSE community event that brings people from around the world together to meet and collaborate. The keynote takes place from 10:00 to 11:00 at the main hall in Z-Bau, Frankenstraße 200, Nürnberg.

      FSFE booth at OpenTechSummit in Potsdam, Germany

      25 May 2017

      Erik Albers, FSFE's Community and Communication Coordinator, will give the opening speech at the Open Tech Summit 2017 about "The Digital-o-Mat or how to set Free Software as a topic for democratic elections". The FSFE will also be present with a booth. Open Tech Summit is a conference about technological developments and Free Software.

      FSFE-kraam op het Corso Leopold in München, Duitsland

      20 to 21 May 2017

      Het Corso Leopold is een halfjaarlijks plaatsvindend straatfeest op de Münchener Leopoldstrase met honderdduizenden bezoekers. Omdat Vrije Software belangrijk is voor een vrije en open samenleving zal de Münchener FSFE-Fellowship opnieuw - in nauwe samenwerking met de Münchener Wikipedia-gemeenschap - met een kraam op het Corso Leopold aanwezig zijn. Wij kijken uit naar vele interessante gesprekken en discussies.

      FSFE Team NL ontmoeting bij NLGG in Utrecht, Nederland

      20 May 2017

      De Nederlandse Fellowshipgroep komt op 20 mei vanaf 11.00 uur bijeen tijdens de ontmoeting van de Linux gebruikersgroep NLLGG in Kranenburg Praktijkonderwijs in Utrecht.

      FSFE @OSCAL 2017 in Tirana, Albania

      13 to 14 May 2017

      Matthias Kirschner, FSFE's President, Polina Malaja, Legal Coordinator and Policy Analyst, and Daniel Pocock, FSFE's newly-elected Fellowship Representative will be present with their talks at OSCAL (Open Source Conference Albania) 2017, the first annual conference in Albania organized to promote software freedom, open source software, free culture and open knowledge. The event takes place from 13 to 14 May in INSTITUTI HARRY T. FULTZ, RRUGA ASIM VOKSHI, at Tirana.

      Public Money, Public Code - Keynote by Maurice Verheesen in Tilburg, Netherlands in Tilburg, Netherlands

      13 May 2017

      On May 13, Maurice Verheesen, coordinator of the country team Netherlands, is giving a keynote about "Public Money, Public Code" at the Open Source Event in the library of Tilburg, Netherlands. Admission is gratis.

      Maandelijkse ontmoeting van de Hamburgse FSFE-Fellows in Hamburg, Duitsland

      08 May 2017

      De Hamburgse Fellows en geïnteresseerden in Vrije Software komen op maandag 8 mei vanaf 20.00 uur bijeen voor de maandelijkse stamtafel. Details op https://wiki.fsfe.org/LocalGroups/Hamburg

      "Linuxtage" in Graz, Austria

      29 April 2017

      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.

      foss-north 2017 in Göteborg, Sweden

      26 April 2017

      The foss-north conference is a free software conference covering both software and hardware from the technical perspective. It takes place in Gothenburg and provides a meeting place for Nordic foss communities to come together. FSFE supporter Johan Thelin will host the conference which will also feature others from the FSFE as speakers.

      FSFE at the 16th "Augsburger Linux-Infotag"

      22 April 2017

      FSFE is present with an information and merchandise booth at the 16th "Linux-Infotag Augsburg". The event takes place on 22 April 2017 from 9:30 to 17:30 in the IT faculty of the Augsburg University of Applied Sciences, Germany. Admission is free.

      Monatliches Meeting zum Thema Freie Software (German) in Zürich, Switzerland

      13 April 2017

      Am 13. April treffen wir uns wieder zu einem monatlichen Treffen (Jeden 2. Donnerstag im Monat). Dabei gehen wir auf aktuelle Projekte ein und versuchen aktuelle News zu diskutieren. Für den 13. April sieht der Ablauf wie folgt aus: - 18:00 Eintreffen - 18:15 Begriff Fellowship und Fellowship - 18:30 Kurs zu FLOSS Software - 19:00 Update Repair Cafe - 19:15 Freie Android Smartphones mit LineageOS - 19:45 Aktuelle News und Diskussion Dieses Mal wird es hauptsächlich darum gehen, wie wir unsere Idee für einen FLOSS Kurs weiterhin konkretisieren und schlussendlich umsetzen können. Nach Abschluss des organisatorischen Teils bleiben noch Zeit für News und unmoderierte Gespräche. Alle Informationen sind wie immer im Wiki zu finden: https://wiki.fsfe.org/Events/Zurich/2017-04-13

      Maandelijkse bijeenkomst van de Hamburgse FSFE-Fellows in Hamburg, Deutschland

      13 April 2017

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

      FSFE group Rhine/Main visits Repaircafé Gallus in Frankfurt, Germany

      05 April 2017

      On Wednesday, 5 April, the local FSFE group Rhein/Main will visit Repaircafé Gallus in the Repair Café Gallus in Frankfurt. We will meet there around 18:00 h.

      FSFE Booth @LiMA17 in Berlin, Germany

      03 to 04 April 2017

      On Monday and Tuesday, 3-4 April, the FSFE will be present with a small info and merchandise booth at the spring edition of the Linke Medienakademie. The theme of this edition is #Polarisierung. We will be there from 10:00 till 17:00, during both days. We are looking forward to meet and discuss with you!

      You can also check the relevant wiki page.

      Location: Linke Medienakademie e.V. Franz-Mehring-Platz 1, 10243 Berlin - Foyer (1st floor), near S-Bhf.Ostbahnhof

      Wiki Caretakers Meeting in Essen, Germany

      31 March to 01 April 2017

      The Wiki is an important tool for FSFE staff and activists to share knowledge, to document activities, and provide information about local groups. It is important that its use is casual and inviting and that information there is well structured, so it can be easily found and expanded. This requires continuous maintenance, of the content and workflow design. This meeting shall provide a foundation for this maintenance activity. It will kick off the annual Wiki Sprint.

      Freie-Software-Abend in Düsseldorf, Deutschland

      29 March 2017

      Der nächste reguläre Freie-Software-Abend findet am 29.03.2017 ab 19:30 Uhr im Chaosdorf, Hüttenstr. 25, 40215 Düsseldorf, https://chaosdorf.de/kontakt/ statt. Der offizielle Teil des Treffens beginnt um 20:00 Uhr. Wer später kommt, verpasst also etwas. Gäste sind auch bei diesen Treffen wie immer herzlich willkommen.

      Matthias Kirschner's talk at ISCTE in Lisbon, Portugal

      28 March 2017

      On March 28, 2017 the President of FSFE, Matthias Kirschner is going to give a talk, under the title "The long way to empower people to control technology" at ISCTE – University Institute of Lisbon. The event is organised by our associated organisation, ANSOL and kindly supported by MOSS, the Open Source Masters programme in ISCTE, and ISCTE's ACM Student Chapter.

      The talk will be held in English, and will be followed by a Q and A session, where typical misunderstandings surrounding Free Software will be discussed.

      Location: Auditório JJ Laginha, ISCTE, Lisbon

      Time: 18:00 to 20:00

      FSFE Group Meeting Linz in Linz, Austria

      24 March 2017

      The next meeting of the FSFE Group Linz will be held on March 24, 2017. Schedule: 16:00 - 17:30: Linuxwochen Linz 17:30 - 18:00: Agenda 18:00: Socializing Every person interested in Free Software is invited to join. Afterwards, participants are welcome to stay and socialize. Information will be published on this page as it is available.

      Discussion about the role of Free Software in Open Science in Berlin, Germany

      20 March 2017

      On Monday, March 20 the FSFE will be present with a discussion session concerning the role of Free Software in Open Science at the Barcamp Open Science “Putting Open Science into practice”. The Barcamp is the pre-event of the International Open Science Conference, which is organised by the Leibniz Research Alliance Science 2.0 in cooperation with Wikimedia Deutschland and takes place on 21-22 March. The session will consist of a short presentation by Olga Gkotsopoulou about the FSFE's position paper for the endorsement of Free Software and Open Standards in Horizon 2020 and all publicly-funded research and an interactive discussion part.

      Time: 9:00 a.m. – 5.15 p.m.

      Location: Wikimedia Deutschland, Tempelhofer Ufer 23-24, 10963 Berlin

      Fellowship meeting BNL in Utrecht, The Netherlands

      18 March 2017

      On 18 March, The Fellowship group BNL will meet at Kranenburg Praktijkonderwijs in Utrecht, with Linux user group NLLGG. We will meet there around 11:00.

      Chemnitzer Linux-Tage in Chemnitz, Germany

      11 to 12 March 2017

      Chemnitzer Linux-Tage is Germany's biggest Free Software conference and takes place on 11 and 12 March in the central building of the University in Chemnitz, Reichenhainer Straße 90. FSFE is present with an information booth, and on Saturday, 11 March, at 16:00 Uhr im Raum V6, Max Mehl speaks about the EU Radio Lockdown Directive. Admission to the whole event is free.

      Monatliches Treffen der FSFE fellows Hamburg in Hamburg, Deutschland

      08 March 2017

      Die Hamburger fellows und Free Software Interessierte treffen sich am Mittwoch 8.3. ab 20:00 zum monatlichen Stammtisch. Details auf https://wiki.fsfe.org/LocalGroups/Hamburg

      Talk by Matthias Kirschner about Limux @58. Netzpolitischer Abend in Berlin, Germany

      07 March 2017

      Matthias Kirschner, the FSFE's President is giving a talk on Tuesday, 7 March during the 58. Netzpolitischer Abend, organised by the Digitale Gesellschaft e.V. Title of the talk: „Limux: Wenn einem Leuchtturm der Strom abgestellt wird“ ("Limux: if you power off a lighthouse") . The event takes place at the c-base, Rungestraße 20, 10179 Berlin. The doors open at 19:15 and the talks start at 20:00. The entrance is free. Hashtag for the event: #npa058

      Lightning Talk at the "Business Treff Open Data Day" at Wien in Vienna, Austria

      03 March 2017

      Simon from the local group Linz will be giving a lightning talk about Free Software business models and how they relate to Open Data at the Business Treff Open Data Day organized by the Vienna Business Agency.

      Fellowship Meeting Rhine/Main - Talk: Public Money, Public Code

      01 March 2017

      On Wednesday, 1 March, the Fellowship group Rhein/Main will meet in "Zentrale Coworking" in Frankfurt to attend a talk by Max Mehl titled "Public Money, Public Code". We will meet there around 19:00 h, the talk will start at 19:30.

      Open Source Leadership Summit in Lake Tahoe, CA, United States

      14 February 2017

      On Tuesday the 14th of February, FSFE's executive director Jonas Öberg will give two talks as part of the "Futures" section of the conference. In "From EXIF to SPDX: How Persistent Metadata is Changing the World", Jonas will talk about why provenance for source code is increasingly important and in "OpenChain for Projects and SMEs" he will share some experiences from OpenChain for Free Software projects.

      Richard Stallman gives a talk in Münster, Germany

      13 February 2017

      On Monday, February 13, the founder of our sister organisation is giving a talk about Free Software in Münster (Northrhine-Westphalia). FSFE supporters will organise a small information booth and are looking forward to talk with the audience about Free Software in Europe.

      FOSDEM 2017, Brussels, Belgium

      04 to 05 February 2017

      FOSDEM, Europe's largest Free Software conference, takes place on February 4 and 5 at Campus Solbosch of Free University Brussels (ULB). Admission is free.
      As usual, FSFE is present with a booth and presents latest news from its work, a wide range of information material, stickers, and postcards, and of course the latest FSFE fashion.

      Fellowship group Rhine/Main visits Repaircafé Gallus in Frankfurt, Germany

      01 February 2017

      On Wednesday, 1 February, the Fellowship group Rhein/Main will visit Repaircafé Gallus in the Repair-Café Gallus in Frankfurt. We will meet there around 18:00 h.

      Fellowshiptreffen Düsseldorf und Umgebung in Düsseldorf, Deutschland

      25 January 2017

      Fellowshiptreffen in Düsseldorf am 25.01.2017. Es ist das "traditionelle" Rückblicks- und Planungstreffenes findet wieder im Chaosdorf, Hüttenstr. 25, 40215 Düsseldorf statt. Beginn 19.30 Uhr

      Local FSFE Group Meeting with Matthias Kirschner in Berlin, Germany in Berlin, Germany

      12 January 2017

      This Thursday January 12, Matthias Kirschner will give an inspiring talk about "The long way to empower people to control technology" for the FSFE Berlin group meeting. This is a replacement date for the cancelled talk of November, 10 2016. 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 January 2017

      Die Hamburger fellows und Free Software Interessierte treffen sich am Montag 9.1. ab 20:00 zum monatlichen Stammtisch. Details auf https://wiki.fsfe.org/LocalGroups/Hamburg

      Fellowship Meeting Rhine/Main, Germany

      04 January 2017

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