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  Call for participation -- FSCONS 2014, 31 Oct-2 Nov
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  Call for participation -- FSCONS 2014, Gothenburg, 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
 
  place for social change, focused on the intersection between technology,
 
  place for social change, focused on the intersection between technology,
  culture and society. FSCONS is organised according to the principles  
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  culture and society. FSCONS is organised according to the principles
  laid out in our Manifesto[1], a living document accepted by the society's  
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  laid out in our Manifesto [1], a living document accepted by the
members at the yearly meeting.
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society's members at the yearly meeting.
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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
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challenge. Open discussion and brainstorming are as important as the
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talks given during the conference.
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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
 
  Invitation
 
   
 
   
  We're looking for proposals that relate to Free Software, Free Culture or Free Society
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  We're looking for proposals that relate to Free Software, Free Culture
generally, as well as those which are at the crossroads of the three or
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or Free Society generally, as well as those which are at the
which take the philosophy and brings them to a whole new field.  
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crossroads of the three or which take the philosophy and brings them
To give you a hint of the scope of the conference here are some topics already planned:
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to a whole new field. To give you a hint of the scope of the
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conference here are some topics already planned:
 
   
 
   
 
  * Open Space
 
  * Open Space
  * Open Government
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  * Government and access
  * Open Web
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  * The Unrestricted Web
 
  * Programming Languages
 
  * Programming Languages
 
  * Makers
 
  * Makers
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* Context Hacking
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* Beyond post-scarcity
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* Wikimedia
 
   
 
   
 
  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.  
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  even if it doesn't quite fit into any of the above topics.
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The deadline for your proposal is July 4th.
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The dealine for your proposal is June 20th.
 
 
 
 
  How to submit your proposal
 
  How to submit your proposal
  In order to submit your proposal, please go to [2], register your proposal and
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make sure your provide valid contact information.  
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  In order to submit your proposal, please go to [2], register your
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proposal and make sure your provide valid contact information.
 
  This proposal form is to be used only for your personal proposal.
 
  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
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  If you have ideas of other people you want to suggest as speakers,
free to suggest those in the FSCONS Wiki [3].
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please feel free to suggest those in the FSCONS Wiki [3].
 
   
 
   
  After the review period, ending July 4th, you will get notified if
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  After the review period, ending July 18th, 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
 
   
 
   
  * June 20th - deadline for submissions
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  * July 4th - deadline for submissions
  * July 4th - accepted proposals will be notified.
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  * July 18th - accepted proposals will be notified.
 
   
 
   
  If your proposal is accepted, the abstract submission deadline is September 1 st.
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  If your proposal is accepted, the abstract submission deadline is
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September 1st.
 
   
 
   
 
  Looking forward to seeing you at FSCONS 2014 in November!
 
  Looking forward to seeing you at FSCONS 2014 in November!
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  [3] https://wiki.fscons.org/Suggested_Speakers_2014
 
  [3] https://wiki.fscons.org/Suggested_Speakers_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, 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