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Call for participation draft. Keep it formatted in plain text because it's easier to send it in an email. }}
 
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   Call for participation -- FSCONS 2014, November 1-2
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   Call for participation -- FSCONS 2014, 31 Oct-2 Nov
 
    
 
    
 
   The Free Society Conference and Nordic Summit (FSCONS) is a meeting
 
   The Free Society Conference and Nordic Summit (FSCONS) is a meeting
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   activate and challenge. Open discussion and brainstorming are as
 
   activate and challenge. Open discussion and brainstorming are as
 
   important as the talks given during the conference.
 
   important as the talks given during the conference.
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  '''SUGGESTION''': The principles of FSCONS are stated in our manifesto.
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  '''SUGGESTION''': FSCONS is organised according to the principles laid out
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  in the Manifesto, a living document accepted by the society's members at the
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  yearly meeting. It states the scope and aims of the organisation, as well
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  as its guiding values.
 
    
 
    
 
   Invitation
 
   Invitation
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   conference here are some topics already planned:
 
   conference here are some topics already planned:
 
    
 
    
   * Economy
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   * Open Space
   * Dystopia
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   * Open Government
   * Hackerspaces
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   * Open Web
   * Language and technology
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   * Programming Languages
    
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   * Makers
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   But don't let this restrict your thinking: you can submit a proposal
 
   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.  
 
   even if it doesn't quite fit into any of the above topics.  
 
    
 
    
   The dealine for your proposal is July 5th.
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   The dealine for your proposal is June 20th.
 
    
 
    
 
   How to submit your proposal
 
   How to submit your proposal
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   If you have ideas of other people you want to suggest as speakers, please feel
 
   If you have ideas of other people you want to suggest as speakers, please feel
 
   free to suggest those in the FSCONS Wiki
 
   free to suggest those in the FSCONS Wiki
   [http://wiki.fscons.org/page/Suggested_Speakers_2013].
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   [http://wiki.fscons.org/page/Suggested_Speakers].
 
 
  When you fill out the proposal form, we would like to ask you to provide the
 
  following information. If you don't want your proposal to
 
  be public during the review period, please make sure to uncheck the
 
  "Make public" checkbox.
 
 
 
  * Title - The title of your session/presentation
 
  * Presenter(s)
 
  Add the presenters of this session. Your own username is filled in by
 
  default, but you can change it. You can add any number of presenters to
 
  the session.
 
 
 
  * Description
 
  The abstract and description of your presentation.
 
 
 
  * Accessibility pledge
 
  Indicates you want your talk inluded in the
 
  list of accessible talks.  Please see
 
  [http://fscons.org/2012/cfp/accessibility/] to understand what
 
  this means.
 
 
 
  * Video recording/streaming
 
  Indicates wether you want your session recorded or not.
 
 
 
 
    
 
    
   After the review period, ending August 1 st, you will get notified if
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   After the review period, ending July 4th, you will get notified if
 
   your proposal is accepted or not.
 
   your proposal is accepted or not.
 
    
 
    
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   Important dates for FSCONS 2014
 
   Important dates for FSCONS 2014
 
    
 
    
   * July 5th - deadline for submissions
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   * June 20th - deadline for submissions
   * August 1 st - accepted proposals will be notified.   
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   * July 4th - accepted proposals will be notified.   
 
    
 
    
 
   If your proposal is accepted,  
 
   If your proposal is accepted,  
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   [1] https://frab.fscons.org/en/fscons14/cfp/
 
   [1] https://frab.fscons.org/en/fscons14/cfp/
  
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[[Category:Planning_2014]]

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Call for participation draft. Keep it formatted in plain text because it's easier to send it in an email.

 Call for participation -- FSCONS 2014, 31 Oct-2 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.
 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 conference.
 SUGGESTION: The principles of FSCONS are stated in our manifesto.
 SUGGESTION: FSCONS is organised according to the principles laid out
 in the Manifesto, a living document accepted by the society's members at the
 yearly meeting. It states the scope and aims of the organisation, as well
 as its guiding values.
  
 Invitation
 
 For this years conference we're looking for proposals on a number of
 different subjects.
 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:
 
 * Open Space
 * Open Government
 * Open Web
 * Programming Languages
 * Makers
 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 dealine for your proposal is June 20th.
  
 How to submit your proposal
 In order to submit your proposal, please go to [1], register your proposal and
 make sure your 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
 [1].
 
 After the review period, ending July 4th, you will get notified if
 your proposal is accepted or not.
 
 
 Important dates for FSCONS 2014
 
 * June 20th - deadline for submissions
 * July 4th - accepted proposals will be notified.  
 
 If your proposal is accepted, 
 the abstract submission deadline is September 1 st.
 
 Looking forward to see you at FSCONS 2014 in November!
 
 Programme managers,
 Stian and Leif-Jöran
 
 [1] https://frab.fscons.org/en/fscons14/cfp/