SFD – Badgers, Badgers…

Only a few more days to go and the Software Freedom Day Sydney event has awesome speakers, workshops, giveaways, and more!

Oh and we are going to have a special going away lunch party for Bruce Badger who is soon going away to the UK for a while. Bruce has been a strong community member for ages and we are going to miss him, so come along to see him off over lunch.

Where: UNSW – the main hall in the new law building (G04)
When: Saturday 16th from 10am till 5pm
Who: Anyone interested in technology or/and freedom
Cost: Free
Details: http://softwarefreedomday.org/teams/oceania/au/sydney

Talks

  • 10:00 – Opening for Software Freedom Day by Professor Graham Greenleaf and Pia Waugh
  • 10:30 – Your freedom – a dream within an email – Pia and Jeff Waugh
  • 11:00 – Nick Seow – Hiding the Rosetta stone: will you be able to access your information tommorrow
  • 11:30 – Dr Chris Chesher – the power of social networks
  • 12:00 – Freedom of Automation – Conrad Parker
  • 12:30 – Lunch and lightening talks
  • 13:30 – Unlocking IP – getting access to the commons – David Vaile (TBC)
  • 14:00 – The Free Trade Agreement and what it means to you? – Kim Weatherall
  • 14:30 – Getting freedom in the media – using the media to help you – Rodney Gedda (IDG)
  • 15:00 – A Political perspective on Open source – Special guest Senator Kate Lundy
  • 15:30 – Software Freedom – Essential for Business and Innovation – Professor Gernot Heiser from NICTA
  • 16:00 – International development and aid with software freedom – Travis Harvey (Australian Development Gateway)
  • 16:30 – Prizes draw, Software Freedom Day close and final comments – Pia Waugh

Workshops

  • 10:00 – Talk over at lecture theatre by Pia Waugh and Jeff Waugh for everyone
  • 11:30 – Open Source tools for Video and Video at LCA – Silvia Pfeiffer
  • 12:30 – Lunch
  • 13:00 – Build your own ISP – John Ferlito
  • 14:00 – Linux and Open Source for students fun workshop – Stuart Rusthon
  • 15:00 – Senator Kate Lundy Speaking in Main Hall
  • 15:30 – Unlocking IP workshop – the Cyberlaw Centre
  • 16:30 – Software Freedom Day close and final comments at main lecture theatre- Pia Waugh
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