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. In addition to the introductory seminars, it aims to showcase the application of different FOSS tools in conributing to education, entrepreneurship and advocacy. For indeed, CHANGE is FOSSible!

Main Organizer

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 Organizations

Partner Organizations

(Note: list is not exhaustible)


SFD Philippines 2010 is a whole-day affair with plenary discussions in the morning and a total of 7 breakout sessions on different FOSS topics and applications in the afternoon. Plenary discussions will be held simultaneously at the UP Engineering Theater and the UP Education Theater in the University of the Philippines - Diliman. Breakout sessions will be held at various on-campus locations at the College of Education, College of Engineering, and the School of Library and Information Studies.

Plenary Programme

Breakout Sessions

For updates, please visit: http://www.sfdphilippines.org (site will be updated by next week) For inquiries, you can directly send your queries to secretariat@cp-union.com. CHANGE is FOSSible!


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