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  Chat: irc://irc.freenode.org/fscons
  Chat: irc://irc.freenode.org/fscons
  List: http://mail.fscons.org/mailman/listinfo/info    - for newsletters
  List: http://mail.fscons.org/mailman/listinfo/info    - for input to FSCONS
       http://mail.fscons.org/mailman/listinfo/news    - for newsletters, too
       http://mail.fscons.org/mailman/listinfo/news    - for output from FSCONS - aka newsletters
       http://mail.fscons.org/mailman/listinfo/guests  - for everyone! :-)
       http://mail.fscons.org/mailman/listinfo/guests  - for you and me and everyone! :-)
       http://mail.fscons.org/mailman/listinfo/speakers - for speakers
       http://mail.fscons.org/mailman/listinfo/speakers - for orga+speakers   only
       http://mail.fscons.org/mailman/listinfo/staff    - for orga+volunteers
       http://mail.fscons.org/mailman/listinfo/staff    - for orga+volunteers only
  RSS:  http://fscons.org/feed/
  RSS:  http://fscons.org/feed/
TODO: which list is for newsletters then?  ''info''?  ''news''?  both?
  Mail Roles:
  Mail Roles:

Revision as of 14:29, 11 September 2008


NB: This Wiki is community maintained and should NOT be regarded as an official source of information. All confirmed information is located on the FSCONS main website [1]

Some more pages here:

  • People - helpers, organizers, visitors, watchers..

Please, folks, - if you are interested in this event then please add yourself to the People page! Tell us about yourself, and let us know whether you want to visit this event or even better help us manage it. Add a picture, too, so we can recognize you at the event. Let us know whether you have any projects going on and if you want to meet people who want to join you with it. And maybe you want to give a small talk about your project? Let us know!!


Title: Free Society Conference and Nordic Summit 2008
Date:  Oct 24-26 2008 (Fri-Sun)
* 2008-09-15 Mon  - Early Bird Registration ends!
* ongoing process - Notification of Speakers
* ongoing process - Publication of Program
* 2008-MM-DD ...  - Final papers due
* 2008-10-24 Fri  - Day1/3 FSCONS
* 2008-10-25 Sat  - Day2/3 FSCONS
* 2008-10-26 Sun  - Day3/3 FSCONS
* 2008-10-28 Tue  - Feedback Meeting
* 2008-MM-DD ...  - all slides online
* 2008-MM-DD ...  - Paper Summary online
* 2008-MM-DD ...  - First Meeting for FSCONS 2009
IT Universitet, Lindholmen, Göteborg, Sweden
IT University of Göteborg, SE-412 96 Göteborg
Forskningsgången 6, buildings Patricia and Kårhus
The closest bus and ferry stop are both called "Lindholmen".
Send an email to adm[at]fscons.org and we send you prints!


Chat: irc://irc.freenode.org/fscons
List: http://mail.fscons.org/mailman/listinfo/info     - for input to FSCONS
      http://mail.fscons.org/mailman/listinfo/news     - for output from FSCONS - aka newsletters
      http://mail.fscons.org/mailman/listinfo/guests   - for you and me and everyone! :-)
      http://mail.fscons.org/mailman/listinfo/speakers - for orga+speakers   only
      http://mail.fscons.org/mailman/listinfo/staff    - for orga+volunteers only
RSS:  http://fscons.org/feed/
Mail Roles:
  mailto:adm@fscons.org : Admins aka Core Team (Henrik, Mirko, and Stian) - for general inquiries
mailto:board@fscons.org : Advisory Board - organisations, schedule of Speeches/Talks (Mailing List?)
mailto:staff@fscons.org : Staff, ie Core Team and Volunteers (Mailing List)
  mailto:web@fscons.org : Web Admin for www.fscons.org

TODO: Whom to contact about these topics?:

* accomodation
* finances
* mailing lists
* network
* wiki
* scheduling


October 2008 around FSCONS at Gothenburg:
Wed 22  Get ready!
Thu 23  Evening: Preparations at the Venue.
Fri 24 FSCONS Day 1/3
         Developer Workshop (see http://www.ws08.se)
         Video Streaming Workshop
         Creative Commons Workshop
         Evening: Early registration and social event (TODO: Location)
Sat 25  FSCONS Day 2/3 (see http://www.fscons.org/schedule)
        Evening: Presentation of Awards and Dinner
Sun 26  FSCONS Day3/3 (see http://www.fscons.org/schedule)
        Evening: Pub. (TODO: Location)
Mon 27  Relax.  Think.  Take Notes.
Tue 28  Feedback Meeting (TODO: time+place)


The Schedule is available on the page http://www.fscons.org/schedule The schedule is preliminary. Topics are confirmed but times are subject to change. [2008-09-11] There are still eight open slots. Please apply asap!

The three lecture rooms have these names:

* Development
* Free Culture
* Free Software


* Where are those three rooms (building, floor, room number)?
* Add some pictures of those rooms to this wiki.
* The location of these events is not given:
  Award, keynotes, lunch, registrations, and social event.
* What other rooms are there for developer meetings?



Site Map

Mission        http://fscons.org/about
Free Software  http://fscons.org/freesoftware
Free Culture   http://fscons.org/freeculture
Free Content   http://fscons.org/freecontent
Award          http://fscons.org/award
Organisers     http://fscons.org/organisers
Contact        http://fscons.org/contact
Events        http://fscons.org/events/
Schedule      http://fscons.org/schedule/
Speakers      http://fscons.org/speakers/
Visit         http://fscons.org/visit/
Register      http://fscons.org/registration/
Travel        http://fscons.org/travel/
Accomodation  http://fscons.org/accomodation/
Venue         http://fscons.org/venue/
Volunteering  http://fscons.org/volunteering/
Registration  http://fscons.org/volunteer/
Press Info    http://fscons.org/press/
Accreditation http://fscons.org/accreditation/
Become a Sponsor    http://fscons.org/sponsor/
Sponsors of FSCONS  http://fscons.org/sponsors/
Related Events http://fscons.org/related-events/
Promote FSCONS http://fscons.org/promote/


Links not in the Main Menu (eg from the sidebar of the homepage):

Nominations:   http://fscons.org/award/nominate/
Suggestions:   http://fscons.org/proposeevent


A look back on the previous FSCONS:

Webpages   http://fscons.org/2007
Videos     http://www.fsfe.org/en/advocacy/audio_videos/fscons_2007
Videos     http://thepiratebay.org/user/FSCONS


The newsletters which had been sent out:


The organizers come from these groups:

* Creative Commons Sweden
* Wikimedia Sweden


These organizations are represented at the event:

* CCMixter
* Debian GNU/Linux
* Icelandic Fab Labs
* Magnatune
* Midgard
* OpenStreetMap
* Postgres



  • Mirko Lindner mirko[at]creativecommons.se
  • Stian Rødven Eide stian[at]fsfeurope.org

FSCONS heavily relies on volunteers to help us out here and there and to make FSCONS a success. The volunteers are coordinated mainly by Mirko and Stian from the Core Team.

Below we have listed some of the tasks that right now FSCONS needs help with.

Tasks before, during, and after the event:

  • PR: put up posters. ask for posters at mailto:adm@fscons.org - and we will send them to you!
  • PR: add links (digg), blog about FSCONS, speak about FSCONS

Tasks during the event:

  • preparations: filling bags with info
  • registrations: handing out badges+bags, giving info
  • entrance: checking badges
  • security: monitor the halls

More tasks:

  • Feedback: asking attendees about their view on the conference
  • Helpers: coordination of helpers
  • IT: help with the network, setting up presentation PCs for speakers
  • IT support: help speakers with the setup for the network and their slides

See also

Related events:

Day first Day last Deadline Title City Country HomePage
10-16 Thu 10-19 Sun 2008-06-01 Sun EuroBSDCon Strasbourg France eurobsdcon.org
02-24 Sat 02-25 Sun --- FOSDEM 2008 Brussels Belgium fosdem.org
08-23 Thu 08-24 Fri 2008-06-02 Mon FrOSCon Bonn Germany froscon.org
10-03 Fri 10-04 Sat 2008-07-01 Tue Open Source Days Copenhagen Denmark opensourcedays.org


  • People: Add all people from the orgsanisation.
  • FAQ: Fill the page with questions - and possibly with answers, too.
  • Logo: Explain the logo's parts and mention the creator.
  • PR: Send press releases to slashdot and pro-GNU/linux.
  • Add more Pages: create more pages, for example: About - Blogs - BoF - Chat - Companies - Connect - Docs - Events - FAQ - Food - Guide - LightningTalks - Links - Lost - Misc - News - People - Pics - Press - Program - Projects - Rooms - Sleep - Streams - Travel - Venue - Videos - Wishes


  • Logo: Insert FSCONS logo.
  • URLs: Remove "index.php5?title=" from URLs.