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    FOSSCON 2014 PHILA SAT AUG 9th

    FOSSCON 2014 Saturday August 9th 9:00am to 4:00pm
    at the Franklin Institute, Phila. PA

    See http://fosscon.us/ for more info.

    Register here: https://secure.fosscon.us/
    (RSVP with FREE registration)

    NEW for 2014 - Amateur Radio License Testing!
    Please register at above secure registration link.
    **Testing info: All applicants (including minors) must bring two means
    of positive identification.
    Licensed applicants must bring the original, and one photocopy, of
    their license.
    You should also bring the original and a copy of any Certificate of
    Successful Completion of
    Examination (CSCE) needed to prove current status. A fee of $15 will
    be charged for all tests,
    payable at test to Phil-Mont Mobile Radio Club.

    Hackerspaces, Workshops, Developers and more!!!!!

    **Hackathon starts Friday.

    See here: https://i.nvite.com/HackFOSSCON/a89
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    Re: FOSSCON 2014 PHILA SAT AUG 9th

    HACKATHON STARTS FRIDAY AUGUST 8TH.

    INFO HERE: http://hackfosscon.challengepost.com/

    Speakers

    Track 1 Track 2 Track 3
    9:00-9:50am Keynote: “We Are Not Special Snowflakes”
    Corey Quinn
    10:00-10:50am “Building A Career in FOSS” Elizabeth Krumbach Joseph “Reigning in Date: Ephemeral Messaging Andrew Schwab
    11:00-11:50am “How To Make Localized Activities Rock In A Multi Cultured Open Source Project”
    Bhavani Shankar and Sergio Meneses
    “Cross-Platform Application Development With The Ecere SDK”
    Jerome Jacovella-St-Louis
    12:00-12:50pm Lunch Break
    1:00-1:50pm “Radio Linux: The Other Wireless Networks”
    Dr. Kyle N Winfree
    “Lessons From Open Source Schoolhouse”
    Charlie Reisinger
    Ham Radio Exams
    2:00-2:50pm “Selling Yourself: How to Handle a Technical Interview”
    Corey Quinn
    “Interactive Fiction and You” Part 1
    LaMaia Cramer
    Ham Radio Exams
    3:00-3:50pm “Perl: One-Liners”,
    Dr. Walt Mankowski
    “Interactive Fiction and You” Part 2
    LaMaia Cramer
    “LibreOffice Tools and Tricks For Making Your Work Easier” Robinson Tryon
    4:00-4:45pm Closing Remarks
    Please keep up to date with us by following us:
    via Twitter – @fossconNE
    via Facebook - www.facebook.com/fosscon
    Registration & Amateur License Testing Info

    Register here: https://secure.fosscon.us/

    (RSVP with FREE registration)
    NEW for 2014 – Amateur Radio License Testing!

    Please register at above secure registration link.**Testing info: All applicants (including minors) must bring two means of positive identification.Licensed applicants must bring the original, and one photocopy, of their license.You should also bring the original and a copy of any Certificate of Successful Completion ofExamination (CSCE) needed to prove current status. A fee of $15 will be charged for all tests,payable at test to Phil-Mont Mobile Radio Club.
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    Re: FOSSCON 2014 PHILA SAT AUG 9th

    If you are attending FOSSCON 2014, Saturday August 9th at the Franklin
    Institute in Philadelphia (info: http://www.fosscon.us/)

    1) Please register (It's FREE) at https://secure.fosscon.us/ (it's
    our RSVP system for logistics)

    2) If you are driving, get your parking ticket (FI) validated and pay
    ONLY $6 to park.

    3) If you are testing for an Amateur Radio License and need an FRN #
    (you do), register at https://apps.fcc.gov/coresWeb/publicHome.do and
    have your number ready for the test.

    4) FRIDAY, don't be bored, check this out: http://hackfosscon.challengepost.com/

    Hope to see everyone Saturday.

    Thanks for putting up with the event promotion.
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    "Do, or do not. There is no 'try'."
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