All FSF associate members are welcome to join FSF leadership and staff for a day of presentations and conversation.
Richard Stallman will be speaking at the Franklin Pierce Law Center, 2 White Street, Concord, NH, 03301 in the Rich Room. This event is free and open to the public, but registration is required. The times below are for the larger event, "Current Developments in the Open Source and Free Software Movements". Stallman will be speaking in the morning, from 10:00am to 11:15am. Stallman describes his speech as, "People often ask whether the ideals of the Free Software Movement apply to anything other than software. In this talk I will explain how I have extended them to additional kinds of works, and where I think they do not extend."
David Turner will be coming from Boston to give a talk about Free Software on Thursday March 24, 2005 at 4:15pm at Bishop's University in the Nichols Building Room 4. He'll explain what Free Software is, and why it is important. David will show how Free Software has changed the world of computing, and has started to spread into other areas of western culture. Finally, he'll discuss how people can get started using and writing Free Software. The talk will last about an hour. After David speaks he will open it up for questions and answers. The talk is open to anyone willing to come and listen and be respectful, so don't hesitate to come and/or bring friends.
RMS will be heard on the MIT radio show, "Dinnertime Sampler". The show will be broadcast on WMBR 88.1 FM in Cambridge, MA. It will also be webcast and an audio recording will be available in OGG format after the broadcast date. The webcast can be heard during the broadcast time at <http://www.wmbr.org/?p=listen>.
Richard Stallman will speak in the Conference Hall of the Al Assad National Library in Ommayad Square. Registration is free but is required.
Richard Stallman will be speaking at Cassa della Cultura, via Borgogna 3, 20122 Milano. This event is free and open to the public. The speech will be in English.
Richard Stallman will be speaking at the University of Trento, Sociology section, Via Verdi 26 38100 Trento. This event is free and open to the public. The speech will be in English with translation.
Richard Stallman will speak via video conference to an audience at Vellore University in Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India. Start and end times given here are for the time in India. The specific location is: Anna Auditorium and two conference halls, Vellore Institute of Technology (Deemed University), Vellore - 632 014, Tamil Nadu, India.
Richard Stallman will be speaking via video conference to the University Garcilaso Inca, Faculty of Engineering School Systems and I compute, Av. Bolivar 1848 Free Town, Peru Lima. The event is open to the public.
Richard Stallman will be speaking via video conference at Ecole Normale Superieure de Cachan Amphitheatre Marie Curie, located at 61 avenue du President Wilson. The event is open to the public.
Richard Stallman will be speaking in West Village Hall Room 108 at Northeastern University, 440 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115. The event is open to the public.
Richard Stallman will speak via videoconference to Lafayette Room 403, at the University of Vermont in Burlington, Vermont. The event is open to the public.
Richard Stallman will be speaking at the Neue Eintracht, Grosser Saal, Adolf-Kolping-Platz 11, in Kaiserslautern, Germany. The event is open to the public.
Richard Stallman will be speaking at the Universitaet Ulm, Fakultaet fuer Informatik, James-Franck-Ring, D-89081 Ulm, Building 028, Lecture Room H22 in Ulm, Germany. The event is open to the public.
Richard Stallman will be speaking at Singapore Management University, SMU Auditorium, Bukit Timah Campus, 469 Bukit Timah Road, Singapore, 259756. The event is open to the public, but advance registration is required.
Richard Stallman will be speaking at Global Distance Learning Network (GDLN), Udayana University, Jl. PB. Sudirman Denpasar Bali. The event is open to the public, but advance registration is required.
Membership packets for members who signed up in the last month will be mailed out.
FSF is leading two day-long seminars on the GPL and Free Software licensing. The courses will be taught by Daniel Ravicher, Senior Counsel to FSF and Executive Director of the Public Patent Foundation; and Bradley Kuhn, FSF's Executive Director.
Welcome packets containing bootable membership cards for members who signed up since June 16 will be mailed starting today.