FSF annual meeting -- Libre Planet 2009 conference
LibrePlanet will cover a range of free software activism topics, with an Open Space style effort to make progress on engineering for Free Network Services and the High Priority Software Projects. The event will be held at the Harvard Science Center, Cambridge, MA on March 21st and 22nd, 2009.
First LibrePlanet was a resounding success!
Audio/slides posted below!
Photo by Jacob Rus, map by OpenStreetMap, both licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 License.
Lecture Hall A
- 9:30 - 10:00 Breakfast and registration
- 10:00 - 10:10 Welcome -- Peter Brown, FSF executive director
- 10:10 - 10:20 Un-conference Orientation -- Rob Myers and Matt Lee
- 10:20 - 11:20 Jeremy Allison, The Elephant in the Room: Microsoft and Free Software (Slides/Notes)
- 11:20 - 12:00 Mako Hill, Cloud Computing/Software as a Service - defining Freedom for Network Services (Slides/Notes)
- 12:00 - 12:30 Alexandre Oliva, Freeing the kernel and the Linux Libre project (Slides/Notes)
- 12:30 - 13:30 Lunch
- 13:30 - 14:30 Panel Update: Toward a LibrePlanet -- Free Software Activism worldwide (Brian Gough, Ryan Bagueros, Bradley Kuhn) (Slides/Notes)
- 14:30 - 15:15 Evan Prodromou, Identi.ca and engineering for free network services (Slides/Notes)
- 15:15 - 15:30 Break
- 15:30 - 16:15 Rob Savoye, Gnash and Cygnal project. (Slides/Notes)
- 16:15 - 16:45 Ciaran O'Riordan, End Software Patents (Slides/Notes)
- 16:45 - 17:30 Richard M. Stallman, Hardware for Free Software and the presentation ceremony of the Free Software Awards
Rooms 109 and 112
Floss Manuals book sprint
Redline Pub in Harvard Square
Saturday 18:00 - 21:00 -- FSF Social, at Redline pub in Harvard Square
Sunday, March 22nd
- 9:30-10:00 -- Welcome and Breakfast
- 10:00-11:00 -- Routing for the day
- 11:00-5:00 -- Lunch and Open Conference, feel free to edit the wiki with stuff you are thinking of doing.
- 5:30 -- End of Unconference (with special musical guest, Kat Walsh)
Room 113 and 112 Floss Manuals
This will be a working conference, so please bring a laptop. Participation is not limited to coders and activists; we'll also need folks who can do visual design, write and edit text, and are willing to test-drive stuff or percolate ideas. Basically, everyone!
Hotel information, directions and more can be found on the Libre Planet wiki. Please add yourself to the list of attendees if you are planning to come to the event.