FSCONS 2009/Summary

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Contents

summary and key facts

Dates

6-7th of November 2010

Themes/Tracks

Tag line: The Road Ahead in the Nordic Countries

Free Software Track and Free Society Track.

Keynotes

  • Christina Haralanova
  • Erik Zachte

Speakers

  • Erik Zachte
  • Christina Haralanova
  • Martin Gollowitzer
  • Johan Thelin
  • Amelia Andersdotter
  • Krister Svanlund
  • Jimmy Callin
  • Kalle Vedin
  • Henri Bergius
  • Karin Kosina (vka kyrah)
  • Mats Karlsson
  • Matthias Kirschner
  • Hannes Hauswedell
  • Björn Lundell
  • Jeremiah C. Foster
  • Adriaan de Groot
  • Edmund Harriss
  • Daniel Stenberg
  • Magnus Hagander
  • Per Andersson
  • Christina Haralanova
  • Arwid Lund
  • LeifJöran Olsson
  • Karsten Gerloff
  • Werner Koch
  • Johan Söderberg
  • Anders Kringstad
  • Mikael Nordin
  • Mattias Wecksten
  • Mirko Lindner
  • Christopher Kullenberg
  • Øyvind Hanssen
  • Anne Østergaard
  • Ville Sundell
  • Mathias Klang
  • Ville Sundell
  • Lennart Guldbrandsson
  • Marcin Jakubowski
  • Oscar Swartz
  • Mattias Wecksten
  • Carlos Garnacho
  • David Tenser
  • Øystein Jakobsen
  • Teddy Hogeborn
  • Björn Påhlsson
  • Timo Jyrinki
  • Ville Sundell
  • Mazen Harake

Topics/Talks/Presentations

  • Erik Zachte - Future of Wikipedia and the Wikimedia Foundation
  • Martin Gollowitzer - FSFE: OpenPGP Card Workshop
  • Johan Thelin - Workshop: Embedding Qt
  • Amelia Andersdotter, Krister Svanlund, Jimmy Callin, Kalle Vedin - Young Pirate: Young people and hacktivism
  • Henri Bergius - Midgard2: Content repository for your PHP application
  • Karin Kosina (vka kyrah) - Hackerspaces FTW!
  • Mats Karlsson - Free Communication - Your Email is Your Phone Number
  • Matthias Kirschner and Hannes Hauswedell - FSFE: PDFReaders
  • Ville Sundell - Workshop: How to write a Linux device driver
  • Björn Lundell - Being Open about lock-in effects in the Swedish public sector: Taking Open Standards seriously
  • Jeremiah C. Foster - The Maemo platform - or how to commercialize debian
  • Adriaan de Groot - FSFE: Freedom Task Force
  • FSFE - FSFE: Q&A and Closing
  • Edmund Harriss - Street Maths
  • Daniel Stenberg - Librarified SSH
  • Serengeti - Debian Democracy
  • Johan Thelin - Workshop: The Qt SDK - Using QtCreator
  • Magnus Hagander - PostgreSQL
  • Smári McCarthy - Building Societies - Lessons learned from the Internet
  • Daniel Stenberg - The Rockbox Story
  • Serengeti - Rabash Cooperative
  • Karsten Gerloff - Free Software in Europe: Taking Stock of the Public Sector
  • Serengeti - NGO Women
  • Werner Koch - OpenPGP for your application
  • Johan Söderberg - Darknets of Light - Homebrewed Free Space Optics in the Czech Wireless Community
  • Anders Kringstad - From Norway to Brazil: Turning to Free Software for Education
  • Serengeti - The Sun House (Solhuset) Open Project
  • Per Andersson - Workshop: Debian packaging, and getting a package into the distribution
  • Serengeti - JFS Accounting (Liberated Bookkeeping)
  • Christina Haralanova - Free Software and Feminism
  • Mikael Nordin - Cultural Transmission from an Archaeological Perspective
  • Mattias Wecksten - eForensics: The traces we leave behind and how to find them
  • Mirko Lindner - Redefining Freedom with Copyleft Hardware
  • Anders Kringstad - Workshop: HOWTO Get Free Software in Schools
  • Christopher Kullenberg - Citizen's Agenda: Net Neutrality, Surveillance and how to Re-build Politics
  • Øyvind Hanssen - APRS - the amateur radio tracking system
  • Anne Østergaard - Educating in Freedom - Free Access and Collaboration is the Key
  • Ville Sundell - Workshop: Writing Jabber/XMPP Software
  • Mathias Klang - Open Content Licensing
  • Ville Sundell - Building a secure served based on OpenBSD
  • Lennart Guldbrandsson, Unnamed Guest - The Hidden Treasures in the Archives and How to Share them with Everyone
  • Per Andersson - Workshop: Git in Debian packaging
  • Marcin Jakubowski - Transformative Economics via Open Source Product Development
  • Jeremiah C. Foster - Perl6 - The last programming language
  • Oscar Swartz - Maktvärk: Om det sociala näteländet
  • Mattias Wecksten - Workshop: Invisible logging and the traces we leave behind
  • Carlos Garnacho - GTK+ 3.0, Step by step
  • David Tenser - Sumo @ Mozilla
  • Øystein Jakobsen - The Genero System
  • Lightning Talks
    • Teddy Hogeborn, Björn Påhlsson - Mandos
    • Timo Jyrinki - Kernel mode-setting on Neo FreeRunner
    • Ville Sundell - Zindium
  • Mazen Harake - Erlang

Number of visitors

  • Number of visitors: 275
    • from Sweden: 187
    • from the Nordic countries: 44
    • from Europe: 36
    • from outside of Europe: 8

Co-organizers

Sponsors

  • Google
  • Nordisk Kulturfond
  • Mozilla Foundation Europe
  • Linux Journal
  • Linux Magazine
  • Nokia Qt
  • Rejås Datakonsult

Videos

FSCONS 2009 channel on Vimeo: http://vimeo.com/channels/73996

Photos

Slides

Side-events and cooperations

  • The Julia Group seminar on net neutrality, organised at FSCONS
  • Free Film Festival, organised by Hagabion on the 7th of November
  • GNU Hackers Meeting 2009, organised by the GNU Project, takes place the 11th-13th of November
  • Nordic Free Software Award, presented during FSCONS
  • malmo09 – 1st Popular European eGovernment Conference