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Today's Featured Article
Free Software and Open Source Symposium
Wednesday, September 13 2006 @ 08:30 CST
Contributed by: bobber
Views:: 7,420
Events Seneca College's 5th Annual Free Software and Open Source Symposium is set to run on October 26-27th, 2006, at the York University Campus, Toronto. The lineup includes
  • Mike Shaver, Co-founder, Mozilla Project
  • Nat Friedman, Vice President, Linux Desktop, Novell
  • Marcel Gagné, Author of "Moving to Linux: Kiss the Blue Screen of Death Goodbye!" and Linux Journal Columnist
  • Louis Suarez-Potts, Community Manager and Community Lead, OpenOffice.org
  • Chris Blizzard, One Laptop Per Child
  • Marcus Bornfreund, Co-Director, Creative Commons, Canada
A day of workshops has also been planned, including:
  • XUL and Firefox Extensions
  • Building an OSCAR cluster
  • Getting High on Rails: A New Life Full of Opulent Splendor
  • Installing and Configuring Apache
  • Wrap Your Mind Around Python
  • Eclipse Plugin Development
  • Getting High on Rails: A New Life Full of Opulent Splendor
  • Open Source Workshop for Educators
To register, or for more information, visit http://cs.senecac.on.ca/fsoss/2006/index.html.

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The Quebec Free Software Week: November 12-20 2005
Saturday, November 12 2005 @ 09:50 CST
Contributed by: Linegod
Views:: 2,422
Events From Digital Copyright Canada:

FROM NOVEMBER 12-20 2005: The Quebec Free Software Week

Montreal and Quebec, Wednesday November 9, 2005 - FACIL, for the collective appropriation of free information technology, is proud to announce the 2005 edition of the Quebec Free Software Week (la Semaine québécoise de l'informatique libre SQIL), from November 12-20, 2005, in many regions of Quebec. The theme for the week is Connecting people. The SQIL program includes presentations by university researchers, free software installation festivals, demonstrations of solutions intended for enterprise and government, teaching workshops in and educational milieu, screening of documentaries and festivities.

Read the full thing here


Creating a Knowledge Commons in Saskatchewan
Friday, October 28 2005 @ 10:29 CST
Contributed by: Linegod
Views:: 2,901
Events Come to the Multi-Purpose Room of the Riddell Centre, off University Drive South, on November 17 and 18 (Thursday and Friday) to participate in creating a knowledge commons in Saskatchewan.

We are talking about:

  • reclaiming knowledge, information, and culture as commonly held resources for the public good
  • challenging the privatization and commodification of knowledge
  • creating avenues for scientists, artists, Indigenous Peoples, farmers, journalists, students, teachers, librarians, health care workers, researchers, community activists, and citizens of all kinds to freely access and share humanity's knowledge

Ottawa Linux Symposium, Day 4
Monday, July 25 2005 @ 02:09 CST
Contributed by: Linegod
Views:: 2,230
Events From Newsforge:

The final day of the Ottawa Linux symposium was highlighted by this year's keynote address, delivered by Red Hat's lead Linux kernel developer, Dave Jones.

The day's regular events got going at noon with a session by Sébastien Decugis and Tony Reix of European company Bull entitled "NPTL stabilisation project".

Read the full thing here


Ottawa Linux Symposium, Day 3
Sunday, July 24 2005 @ 11:59 CST
Contributed by: Linegod
Views:: 2,407
Events From NewsForge:

The third of four days of this year's Ottawa Linux Symposium started before I did in the morning but the remainder of the day offered a great deal of interesting information on Linux virtualisation, women in the community, and an update on the state of Canadian copyright law.

Read the full thing here


Ottawa Linux Symposium, Day 2
Friday, July 22 2005 @ 03:59 CST
Contributed by: Linegod
Views:: 2,327
Events From NewsForge:

The second sitting of the 7th session of the Ottawa Linux Symposium saw several interesting, highly technical discussions. Here are my reports on Trusted Computing, the ext3 filesystem, the e1000 network driver, and SELinux.

I attended a session called Trusted Computing and Linux. It was led by Emily Ratcliff and Tom Lendacky of the IBM Linux Technology Centre. The two presenters switched off frequently throughout their presentation.

Read the full thing here


Ottawa Linux Symposium, 2005: first day
Thursday, July 21 2005 @ 02:12 CST
Contributed by: Linegod
Views:: 2,501
Events From OnLAMP:

I've finished the first day of the Ottawa Linux Symposium, and already feel I've had enough conference to last a long while. The last time I got to an OLS was four years ago. In the intervening time they've grown a great deal, learned a lot, and become even more professional. Some 800 attendees from 37 countries are here.

Already, two speakers have made wisecracks about OpenOffice.org, tagging it as a bloated memory hog. I have the suspicion that some attendees see Linux as something to run for its own intrinsic value, rather than as a platform for useful applications that can actually help people accomplish something.

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SCALE 3x This Weekend
Sunday, February 06 2005 @ 01:07 CST
Contributed by: Anonymous
Views:: 2,445
Events SCALE 3x will be held this weekend in Los Angeles at the LA Convention Center. Speakers include Kevin Foreman (Real Networks), Jon Hall (Linux International), Larry McVoy (CEO BitMover), Marc Hamilton (Sun) & 30 other sessions. In addtion to the talks there will be over 40 exhibitors including IBM & Novell. IBM will demo the new OpenPower 710. If you're in LA drop by on 2/12-2/13. There will also be a dinner and GPG Key Signing party.

For a free exhibit hall pass register with the promo code "FREE" or a discounted full access pass with "NEWSP".


SCALE 3x Plans Panel Discussion on the Future VoIP and Open Source
Monday, January 10 2005 @ 06:49 CST
Contributed by: Anonymous
Views:: 2,925
Events The Southern California Linux Expo has announced plans to host a panel discussion on the future of open source and voice over IP technologies at SCALE 3x. SCALE 3x, the Third Annual Southern California Linux Expo is the premier grass roots Linux and Open Source conference.

Panel members will include Louie Mamakos, (Chief Technology Officer - Vonage), Jeff Bonforte (SIPphone), and Darryl Strauss (President - Digital Ordnance). These leaders from the VoIP and open source communities will cover topics relevant to the future of open source Voice Over IP (VoIP) efforts. Subtopics will include the effects of government regulation on peer to peer (P2P) / open-source VoIP projects, current future VoIP standards, as well as technical and legal hurdles.


SCALE 3x Opens For Registration
Tuesday, November 16 2004 @ 12:37 CST
Contributed by: Anonymous
Views:: 3,999
Events SCALE 3X is open for business! The Expo is now accepting early registrations at http://socallinuxexpo.com/order/. A full pass (expo floor and seminars is $50 until January 1, 2005, and $65 thereafter, a student pass is $25 until January 1, 2005, and $32.50 thereafter, and an expo-floor-only pass is $10.


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