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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. 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.

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 [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 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 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