[fsfe-fi] Fwd: Last days to register for FSCONS 2012!

Otto Kekäläinen otto at fsfe.org
Tue Oct 30 10:17:03 CET 2012


Onko fsfe-fi-listalla FSCONSiin lähtijöitä?

Itse menen lennoilla:

Lähtö – perjantai 09 marraskuu, 2012
Operoija Flybe
Lentoaika: 1t 25min

Paluu – sunnuntai 11 marraskuu, 2012
Operoija Flybe
Lentoaika: 1t 20min

ja halvin mahdollinen yöpyminen hostellista

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: FSCONS info <info at fscons.org>
Date: 2012/10/29
Subject: Last days to register for FSCONS 2012!
To: otto at fsfe.org

Hello otto

Registration for FSCONS 2012 is almost over! Standard tickets will only be
available unti the first of November. After that only the business tickets
remain available up to the day of the conference.

Free Society Conference and Nordic Summit
Gothenburg, Sweden, 9-11th November 2012


The Free Society Conference and Nordic Summit (FSCONS) is the Nordic countries
largest meeting place between Free Software, Free and Digital Culture and Free
Society. Gathered around a series of interesting themes, more than 50 speakers
will talk on a wide array of topics that engage and inform.

Topics for 2012 include Decentralising Society, Embeddded systems, FS Feminism,
General Purpose Computing, Legal, Open security, Web science and Wikimedia.

During the conference, organizations and projects will also be available and
present their work including the Creative Commons, Debian, Free Software
Foundation Europe, Wikimedia.

* Speakers and sessions

The full program of the conference will be available on

This year we are glad to have Allison Randal experienced software developer,
author currently the technical architect of Ubuntu & Gabriella Coleman
Professor, author at McGill University specialized on hacker culture and online
activism deliver the keynotes.

Among the other speakers we find: Carsten Munk (DK) who will present the Mer
Project,a GNU/Linux distribution that target mobile and embedded devices and
intend to be the succeeder of Meego. Ph. D. Börje Ekstam and Scholar Pia Palm
from Linnaeus University will explain how Wikipedia can used as a learning tool
in university courses where students as part of their education are trained to
write hight quality scientific content in a easily understandable way by using
and contributing to Wikipedia. Francisco Blas (ES) is a Gentoo developer that
will talk about the different security features that can be found in Gentoo
Hardened distribution. FSCONS veteran Karin Kosina (kyrah) questions governments
talks about that there is an ongoing cyperwar and suggest that the rhetoric in
instead creates new security problems.

Before and during the conference days, a number of workshops with different
topics will also be organized.

It is a loot look forward on about this years edition of FSCONS.

* Registration

Registration is now open at https://fscons.org/2012/registration/ and starts at
400 SEK (about 46€) for early bird tickets (which we have a limited number of).

The registration includes access to all of the conference program, all social
events and coffee and tea during the two conference days.

* Sponsors

Interested in sponsor FSCONS or know someboy who is? For a list of sponsorship
deals you can take a look at,
https://fscons.org/2012/sponsors-and-partners/sponsor-us any sponsorship is very
much appreciated.

We hope to meet you in Gothenburg in November!

We are sending you (otto at fsfe.org) this invitation because you have
taken part of FSCONS during previous years. If you don't want to hear from us
anymore, please unsubscribe there:

Otto Kekäläinen                   []         otto at fsfe.org
Finnish Team Coordinator        [][][]  finland at fsfe.org
Free Software Foundation Europe   ||      +358 44 566 2204
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