Computer Professionals' Union & the Software Freedom Network Philippines
In 2010, the Philippines saw the ICT sector mobilize for in guarding the nation's first nation-wide automated elections, contributing its technical know-how in advocating for a transparent, fair and credible electoral exercise. The FOSS community contributed to the efforts, with free and open electoral monitoring tools such as the Vote Report PH (http://votereportph.org) powered by Drupal and Ushahidi.
The FOSS community intends to step up its role in nation-building in its celebration of SFD Philippines 2010. It aims to showcase the application of different FOSS tools in conributing to education, entrepreneurship and advocacy. For indeed, CHANGE is FOSSible!
The Computer Professionals' Union is a duly registered non-stock, non-profit organization of ICT professionals, students and advocates committed in the advocacy of advancing ICT for the People. It has also served as the leading organizer of Software Freedom Day in the Philippines since 2004.
Host Organization: The Educational Technology Department of the University of the Philippines - Diliman (UP Diliman) College of Education
Partner Organizations (not exhaustible): The UP Diliman Network for Educational Technology Junior Computer Professionals' Union - UP Diliman Bayan Muna Partylist SnT-in-a-Box TXTPower PHP Users Group - Philippines Philippine Blender Users Group Joomla Users Group - Philippines Pilipinas I-Cafe Marketing Cooperative Adamson University Computer Science Department
For updates, please visit: http://www.sfdphil.org (site will be updated by next week)