The Working Centre is a Kitchener-based not-for-profit community organization that helps people in a variety of ways: job searching, refurbished bikes, community kitchen, thrift shop and computer recycling. We hosted the Kitchener Software Freedom Day in 2008 and 2009.

Date: September 17th, 2011

Time:10:00am until 4:00pm. (Presentations to end at 3:00pm, cafe closes at 4:00pm)

Location(s): Presentations will be at the back of the Queen Street Commons at 43 Queen Street. For the install-fest and CD/DVD giveaways please goto the Charles Street entrance of the 66 Queen Street building and follow the sign down to Computer Recycling.


Events for 2011

Confirmed Presenters

Raul Suarez

Raul did a couple of wonderful presentations at the Software Freedom Day in 2009 and has confirmed that he'll be presenting again in 2011 and sticking around to answer questions and help with the install-fest.

Stefan Chirila

Stefan is a wonderful photographer who uses Linux and free software for the majority of his amazing work. Stefan will talk about using free software to develop photographs.

Charles McColm

Charles, from The Working Centre will present XBMC.

Bob Jonkman

Bob, also from The Working Centre, will talk about the basics of Linux.

Paul Nijjar

Everything you ever wanted to know about Free Culture from Working Centre IT pro Paul Nijjar.

We are actively looking for volunteers who can help with the install-fest, who want to prepare materials about free software, or talk about using free software.

If you'd like to be a part of TWC's SFD 2011:

Call Charles (519)743-1151 x121, email: cr @ theworkingcentre.org. (or visit in person @ 66 Queen Street South, Kitchener, Ontario).

Call Paul N. (519)743-1151 x147, email: cr @ theworkingcentre.org



Volunteer Resources

Related Links/Events


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