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LibrePlanet 2020: Free the Future, March 14-15, Boston area, MA

by Zoe Kooyman Contributions Published on Nov 05, 2019 03:01 PM
The Free Software Foundation's conference on technology and social justice, LibrePlanet 2020: Free the Future, will be held on March 14-15, in the Boston area.
When Mar 14, 2020 09:00 AM to
Mar 15, 2020 06:00 PM
Where Boston area
Contact Name
LibrePlanet 2020: Free the Future, March 14-15, Boston area

What: LibrePlanet is an annual conference hosted by the Free Software Foundation for free software enthusiasts and anyone who cares about the intersection of technology and social justice. LibrePlanet brings together software developers, law and policy experts, activists, students, and computer users to learn skills, celebrate free software accomplishments, and face upcoming challenges to software freedom. Newcomers are always welcome, and LibrePlanet 2020 will feature programming for all ages and experience levels. The theme for LibrePlanet 2020 is "Free the Future."

Where: Boston area

When: Saturday and Sunday, March 14-15, 9:00 - 18:00 EDT

Registration: Registration for this event is now open.

Call for Sessions: LibrePlanet is accepting session proposals until November 20th, 12:00 EST.

Contact: For questions, email the FSF campaigns team

Have a look at our call for sessions blog post to learn more about the event and about the kinds of sessions we are looking for. We are also hosting an information session every Thursday to answer any questions you have about submitting a proposal for LibrePlanet, until submissions close on November 20. To participate in these information sessions, join us in the #libreplanet Internet Relay Chat (IRC) channel during these time slots:

  • November 7th: 13:00 - 14:00 EST (18:00 UTC)

  • November 14th: 13:00 - 14:00 EST (18:00 UTC)

We have a limited amount of funding to bring conference participants to LibrePlanet from all around the world. You can apply for a scholarship now! The application deadline is Monday, December 2nd, 2019, at 10:00 EST (15:00 UTC). Scholarship recipients will be notified in mid-December.

If you don't need a scholarship, you can help us to free the future, and welcome the broadest possible audience, by making a contribution to support those who do.

We hope to see you at LibrePlanet!

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