26 to 30 December 2017
Event Archive for 2017
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.
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.
25 to 26 November 2017
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.
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
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.
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.
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 , near Bahnhof Ostkreuz. Start will be at about 19:30, although some of us meet earlier to have a meal and chat. Visitors welcome!
08 November 2017
Talk about Public Money? Public Code! on Linux Day Milano, Italy
28 October 2017
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).
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
20 September 2017
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.
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.
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
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
06 September 2017
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.
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.
02 August 2017
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.
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
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...).
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 email@example.com
05 July 2017
01 July 2017
13 June 2017
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
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.
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.
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.
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!
01 June 2017
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
29 April 2017
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.
22 April 2017
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
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
05 April 2017
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
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.
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
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.
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
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.
11 to 12 March 2017
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
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
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.
01 March 2017
14 February 2017
13 February 2017
04 to 05 February 2017
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.
01 February 2017
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
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