Fwd: [Linux-aus] Software Freedom Day - 19th September 2020
Celebrating Software Freedom Day with Linux Australia :)
---------- Forwarded message --------- From: President, Linux Australia via linux-aus<[hidden email]> Date: Fri, 11 Sep 2020 at 09:29 Subject: [Linux-aus] Software Freedom Day - 19th September 2020 To: <[hidden email]>
Software Freedom Day - 19th of September 2020
Free Software Melbourne and Linux Users Victoria are
celebrating the 17th annual Software Freedom Day celebrations in
Melbourne. We will present a range of leaders in the Free-Software
community that will talk about the importance of Free-Software to
a free society.
The SFD celebration will kickoff with what is "Free and Open
Source Software" and why is it so important for a modern, digital
society. We'll be hearing from leading contributors and organizers
of companies building businesses around Free and Open Source
projects. We're also going to talk about the ethics of software
development and the advantages of building a prosthetic using open
hardware. There is also the opportunity for networking
opportunities in our general FLOSS chat room during the day.
10:00am - Welcome and Introductions
10:15am - What is Free Software?
11:00am - Dr Morgan Leigh - Give Me Convenience Or Give Me
12:00pm - FLOSS Chat Room / Lunch Break
1:30pm - Lightning Talks
2:30pm - Kathy Reid - Good, better, breast: Building a sensing
mastectomy prosthetic with open hardware
3:30pm - Frank Karlitschek - How Nextcloud stayed productive
during COVID-19 and how others did the same
4:30pm - Mike Saunders & Italo Vignoli - LibreOffice:
great history, great future
Participation is both free and liberating. Software Freedom Day
is a family friendly event welcoming to anyone, pass on the word
to help make it a great day. We have a code of conduct available
on our website, but in short: Be respectful, Be inclusive and Be
Hope to see you all online for our most exciting Software
Freedom Day yet!
Date: Saturday the 19th of September 2020
Time: Talks starting at 10:00am and wrapping up about 6:00pm
Meeting Tips: Mute microphone when not speaking. Headsets
recommended to reduce feedback if you will be speaking. If you are
having difficulty hearing or being heard there is a chat stream
available. If you want to ask a question during the presentation
either ask it in the chat or use the “raise hand” button.