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[RFC]:  Call for participation -- FSCONS 2017, Oslo, 4-5 Nov

The Free Society Conference and Nordic Summit (FSCONS) is a meeting place for
social change, focused on the intersection between technology, culture and
society. FSCONS is organised according to the principles laid out in our
Manifesto [1], a living document accepted by the society's members at the yearly

The conference brings together people from a wide range of fields, and merges
the technical with the social, seeking both to activate and challenge. Open
discussion and brainstorming are as important as the talks given during the


We're looking for proposals that relate to Free Software, Free Culture or Free
Society generally, as well as those which are at the crossroads of the three or
which take the philosophy and brings them to a whole new field. To give you a
hint of the scope of the conference here are some topics already planned:

* Changing society: Redefining social structures for resilience.
* Art:  Digital and physical forms in modern culture.
* Open Technology: Infrastructure of the Future?

But don't let this restrict your thinking: you can submit a proposal even if it
doesn't quite fit into any of the above topics.

The deadline for your proposal is July 15th.

How to submit your proposal

In order to submit your proposal, please go to [2], register your proposal and
make sure you provide valid contact information.  This proposal form is to be
used only for your personal proposal.  If you have ideas of other people you
want to suggest as speakers, please feel free to suggest those in the FSCONS
Wiki [3].

After the review period, ending July 31th, you will get notified if your
proposal is accepted or not.

Important dates for FSCONS 2017

* July 15th - deadline for submissions
* July 31th - all proposals will be notified.

If your proposal is accepted, the abstract submission deadline is September 1st.

We are looking for sponsors[4], if you think you can help us get funding,
please, contact us at org-oslo@lists.fscons.org.

Looking forward to seeing you at FSCONS 2017 in November!

FSCONS Norway team

[1] https://fscons.org/foreningen/manifesto/manifesto.html
[2] https://frab.fscons.org/en/fscons2017/cfp/session/new
[3] https://wiki.fscons.org/Suggested_Speakers_2017
[4] https://fscons.org/2017/sponsorships.html