FOSS Sea 2012 V International Conference of Free Software Developers and Users
The Centre for High-Performance Computing and Free Software of the I.I. Mechnikov Odessa National University and RootUA Media traditionally invite everyone interested in open source and free IT technologies to FOSS Sea 2012 V International Conference.
The Conference will take place in Odessa from September 14 to September 16. The official part of the event will be hosted by the I.I. Mechnikov Odessa National University, and the informal part will be held in the Climbing Training Camp.
Like the year before, the Conference will celebrate http://softwarefreedomday.org. Its highlights will include an expo of FOSS projects, various demo zones etc.
- FOSS in scientific research and education
- HPC, GRID and Cloud technologies
- FOSS in business and in governmental sector
- System administration
- Software development
- FOSS for newbies
September 14: Opening and plenary session.
September 15: Section presentations.
September 16: Informal get-together, beer&grilled meat on the Black Sea coast.
Expo. Foss projects (including in science) and FOSS communities are welcome to present their exhibits as part of the expo that will be organized in the hall.
Software Freedom Day. A SFD zone will be organized at the event to celebrate the annual global Software Freedom Day. Anyone is welcome to support this part of the event.
Registration and deadlines:
September 4: last call for grant applications.
September 5: last call for abstract submission.
September 5: last call for expo projects.
September 15: last call for visitor registration.
The Organizing Committee will be sincerely grateful to anyone who wants to provide financial support for the Conference and Ukraine FOSS Foundation. You can make a donation using the payment details given on the donation page. All donations will be used for the Conference’s development and goals of Ukraine FOSS Foundation.
If you want to become a part of the Organizing Committee and get involved in its coordination, please subscribe here.
Sponsors are enthusiastically welcome. If you want to help us organize the event and bring the best Ukrainian FOSS projects to FOSS Sea 2012, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or skype: m31-rootua.