FSCONS 2008

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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!!

About

Title: Free Society Conference and Nordic Summit 2008
Date:  Oct 24-26 2008 (Fri-Sun)
Timeline:
* ongoing process - Notification of Speakers
* ongoing process - Publication of Program
* 2008-10-01 Wed  - all Abstracts due
* 2008-10-24 Fri  - Day1/3 FSCONS
* 2008-10-25 Sat  - Day2/3 FSCONS
* 2008-10-26 Sun  - Day3/3 FSCONS
* 2008-MM-DD ...  - First Meeting for FSCONS 2009
Venue:
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".
Posters:
http://fscons.org/files/FSCONS-Poster-FS-2A5.pdf
http://fscons.org/files/FSCONS-Poster-FS-A4.pdf
http://fscons.org/files/FSCONS-Poster-FS-A3.pdf
http://fscons.org/files/FSCONS-Poster-Black-4A6.pdf
http://fscons.org/files/FSCONS-Poster-Black-A4.pdf
http://fscons.org/files/FSCONS-Poster-Black-A3.pdf
Send an email to adm[at]fscons.org and we send you prints!

Communication

Chat: irc://irc.freenode.org/fscons
List: http://mail.fscons.org/mailman/listinfo/news     - for newsletters, too
      http://mail.fscons.org/mailman/listinfo/guests   - for everyone! :-)
      http://mail.fscons.org/mailman/listinfo/speakers - for speakers
      http://mail.fscons.org/mailman/listinfo/staff    - for orga+volunteers
RSS:  http://fscons.org/feed/
TODO: which list is for newsletters then?  info?  news?  both?
Mail Roles:
 mailto:info@fscons.org : for general inquiries
  mailto:adm@fscons.org : Core Organisational Team (Henrik, Mirko, and Stian) - for organisational inquiries incl. scheduling etc.
mailto:board@fscons.org : Advisory Board - cooperation requests, propose speeches and events to this address
mailto:staff@fscons.org : Staff, ie Core Team and Volunteers (internal Mailing List)
  mailto:web@fscons.org : Web Admin for www.fscons.org and wiki.fscons.org

TODO: Whom to contact about these topics?:

* accomodation - see web-page http://fscons.org/accomodation/

Events

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. (Location - Ad-Hoc decision )
Mon 27  Relax.  Think.  Take Notes.
Tue 28/11  Feedback Meeting (TODO: time+place)

Schedule

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

TODO:

* 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?

Feedback

Blogs+Pics.

Site Map

About:
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
Program:
Events        http://fscons.org/events/
Schedule      http://fscons.org/schedule/
Speakers      http://fscons.org/speakers/
Visitors:
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/
Volunteers:
Volunteering  http://fscons.org/volunteering/
Registration  http://fscons.org/volunteer/
Press:
Press Info    http://fscons.org/press/
Accreditation http://fscons.org/accreditation/
Sponsors:
Become a Sponsor    http://fscons.org/sponsor/
Sponsors of FSCONS  http://fscons.org/sponsors/
Community:
Related Events http://fscons.org/related-events/
Promote FSCONS http://fscons.org/promote/

Links

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

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

Archive/History

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

Newsletters

The newsletters which had been sent out:

Organizers

The organizers come from these groups:

* Creative Commons Sweden
* Free Software Foundation Europe
* Wikimedia Sverige

Organizations

These organizations are represented at the event:

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

Volunteers

Coordinators:

  • 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
  • preparations: filling bags with info

Tasks during the event:

  • 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

TODO

  • 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

DONE

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