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  Call for participation -- FSCONS 2014, November 1-2
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Call for participation -- FSCONS 2014, Gothenburg, 31 Oct--2 Nov
 
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  The Free Society Conference and Nordic Summit (FSCONS) is a meeting
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The Free Society Conference and Nordic Summit (FSCONS) is a meeting
  place for social change, focused on the intersection between technology,
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place for social change, focused on the intersection between technology,
  culture and society.
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culture and society. FSCONS is organised according to the principles
  The conference brings together people from a wide range of
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laid out in our Manifesto [1], a living document accepted by the
  fields, and merges the technical with the social, seeking both to
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society's members at the yearly meeting.
  activate and challenge. Open discussion and brainstorming are as
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  important as the talks given during the conference.
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The conference brings together people from a wide range of fields, and
 
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merges the technical with the social, seeking both to activate and
  Invitation
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challenge. Open discussion and brainstorming are as important as the
 
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talks given during the conference.
  For this years conference we're looking for proposals on a number of
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  different subjects.
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  We're looking for proposals that relate to Free Software, Free Culture or Free Society
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Invitation
  generally, as well as those which are at the crossroads of the three or
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  which take the philosophy and brings
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We're looking for proposals that relate to Free Software, Free Culture
  them to a whole new field. To give you a hint of the scope of the
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or Free Society generally, as well as those which are at the
  conference here are some topics already planned:
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crossroads of the three or which take the philosophy and brings them
 
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to a whole new field. To give you a hint of the scope of the
  * Economy
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conference here are some topics already planned:
  * Dystopia
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  * Hackerspaces
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* Open Space
  * Language and technology
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* Government and access
 
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* The Unrestricted Web
  But don't let this restrict your thinking: you can submit a proposal
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* Programming Languages
  even if it doesn't quite fit into any of the above topics.  
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* Makers
 
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* Context Hacking
  The dealine for your proposal is July 5th.
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* Beyond post-scarcity
 
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* Wikimedia
  How to submit your proposal
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  In order to submit your proposal, please go to [1], register your proposal and
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But don't let this restrict your thinking: you can submit a proposal
  make sure your provide valid contact information.  
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even if it doesn't quite fit into any of the above topics.
  This proposal form is to be used only for your personal proposal.
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  If you have ideas of other people you want to suggest as speakers, please feel
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The deadline for your proposal is July 4th.
  free to suggest those in the FSCONS Wiki
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  [http://wiki.fscons.org/page/Suggested_Speakers_2013].
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How to submit your proposal
  When you fill out the proposal form, we would like to ask you to provide the
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  following information. If you don't want your proposal to
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In order to submit your proposal, please go to [2], register your
  be public during the review period, please make sure to uncheck the
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proposal and make sure your provide valid contact information.
  "Make public" checkbox.
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This proposal form is to be used only for your personal proposal.
 
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If you have ideas of other people you want to suggest as speakers,
  * Title - The title of your session/presentation
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please feel free to suggest those in the FSCONS Wiki [3].
  * Presenter(s)
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  Add the presenters of this session. Your own username is filled in by
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  After the review period, ending July 18th, you will get notified if
  default, but you can change it. You can add any number of presenters to
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your proposal is accepted or not.
  the session.
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  * Description
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Important dates for FSCONS 2014
  The abstract and description of your presentation.
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* July 4th - deadline for submissions
  * Accessibility pledge
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* July 18th - accepted proposals will be notified.
  Indicates you want your talk inluded in the
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  list of accessible talks. Please see
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If your proposal is accepted, the abstract submission deadline is
  [http://fscons.org/2012/cfp/accessibility/] to understand what
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September 1st.
  this means.
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Looking forward to seeing you at FSCONS 2014 in November!
  * Video recording/streaming
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  Indicates wether you want your session recorded or not.
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Programme managers,
 
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Stian and Leif-Jöran
 
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  After the review period, ending August 1 st, you will get notified if
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[1] https://fscons.org/foreningen/manifesto/manifesto.html
  your proposal is accepted or not.
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[2] https://frab.fscons.org/en/fscons14/cfp/
 
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[3] https://wiki.fscons.org/Suggested_Speakers_2014
 
 
  Important dates for FSCONS 2014
 
 
 
  * July 5th - deadline for submissions
 
  * August 1 st - 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/
 
  
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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, Gothenburg, 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. 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 meeting.

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.


Invitation

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
* Government and access
* The Unrestricted Web
* Programming Languages
* Makers
* Context Hacking
* Beyond post-scarcity
* Wikimedia

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 4th.


How to submit your proposal

In order to submit your proposal, please go to [2], 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 [3].

After the review period, ending July 18th, you will get notified if
your proposal is accepted or not.


Important dates for FSCONS 2014

* July 4th - deadline for submissions
* July 18th - accepted proposals will be notified.

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

Looking forward to seeing you at FSCONS 2014 in November!

Programme managers,
Stian and Leif-Jöran

[1] https://fscons.org/foreningen/manifesto/manifesto.html
[2] https://frab.fscons.org/en/fscons14/cfp/
[3] https://wiki.fscons.org/Suggested_Speakers_2014