Free Software and Open Source - these are the topics of FrOSCon (Free and Open Source Software Conference). This year at August 23rd and 24th the computer science department of the University of Applied Sciences Bonn-Rhein-Sieg, supported by the "Linux/Unix User Group Sankt Augustin" (LUUSA) and FrOSCon e.V. will organize an exciting program with talks and workshops for visitors of all ages. The event is topped off with a fair of booths from FLOSS projects and companies. The social event, celebrated at Saturday night, offers the opportunity to exchange opinions with other visitors, speakers or volunteers.
The Free and Open Source software conference (FrOSCon), a summer conference for users and developers of FOSS, will again be held on the 23th and 24th of August at the University of Applied Sciences Bonn-Rhein-Sieg in Sankt Augustin near Bonn, Germany. It is organized by the department of computer science in collaboration with the Linux/Unix User Group Sankt Augustin, the student body and the FrOSCon e.V.
As its key feature, volunteer speakers will hold a comprehensive range of talks and workshops. Additionally the event offers space and facilities to Free Software developers and projects to organize their own meetings or sub conferences. It is topped off with a fair of booths from FLOSS projects and companies.
We are looking for contributions on current trends and development in all areas of Free and Open Source Software, e.g.:
Focus areas in 2014 are:
"Encryption & Security" - Technical solutions for political problems
"The state of the init"
"Tuxracer's Need for Speed - Linux as a gaming platform"
"Of Beagles and Berries - it's Open Source all the way down. How Open
Hardware Projects have gone mainstream"
Until May 23rd, 2014 developers and experts interested in giving a lecture or workshop at the conference can submit their proposals. The selection is done by a program committee early June.
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