SLinux Users of Victoria and Free Software Melbourne Present...

Software Freedom Day 2013 : Free Software for a Free Society

Software Freedom Day is an international event celebrating of Free Software. Starting in 2004 in now hosts over a thousand events in over forty countries.

The Melbourne event will be held on Saturday, September 21st, 9.30 to 17.00 at 110 Grey Street East Melbourne (Melbourne Unitarian Church hall) It's about 5 minutes from Jolimont Station , or a brisk 10 minute walk from Parliament station or West Richmond.


There's plenty of parking at the site as well!


9.30 Opening, Jon Lawrence, Executive of Electronic Frontiers Australia

10.00 Andrew Pam, Content Creation with Free Software Tools

11.00 Pat Sunter, Free and Open Source In Public Decision-Making

12.00 Adam Bolte, Protecting Yourself Online

13.00 Lunch

14.00 Ben McGinnes, Pirate Party's Policy on Copyright and Patents

15.00 Kathy Reid, The Orgnisation of Free Software Communities

16.00 Lev Lafayette, Beyond Software - Steps Towards A Free Society

Displays of OLPC (One Laptop per Child), open source 3-D printing, and Raspberry Pi.

Plus plenty of t-shirts, software and other paraphernalia giveaways, videos and a free lunch (with open sauce).

Sugar-on-a-stick giveaway; This CD boots Sugar on a Stick, version 9 Avocado http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Sugar_on_a_Stick (Fedora-Live-SoaS-i686-19-1). The directory Win32-SFD-2013 contains other Free Software which is not part of Sugar on a Stick

SFD Melbourne 2013

While preparation is on-going you can still check what we did in 2012 here


SFD: 2013/Australia/Victoria/Melbourne/SFD (last edited 2013-09-20 03:52:16 by LevLafayette)