View Full Version : Registration for the Software Freedom Day 2008 in Dublin is now open!

August 22nd, 2008, 11:02 AM
Hello all,

The event will start at 11am on Saturday, September 20th. The location is The Digital Exchange, Crane St., Digital Hub, Dublin 8.

Please use the comments at ubuntu-ie.org (http://www.ubuntu-ie.org/node/14) to register your attendance and also if you have any suggestions or thoughts.

If you have any questions, please feel free to e-mail me (byMeanMachine [at] googlemail [dot] com), Laura (laura [at] lczajkowski [dot] com) or ubuntu-ie mailing list (https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-ie)

What can you expect?

Info stalls
Ubuntu demo machines
Talks by: Irish Free Software Organisation, Google
Elevate Learning taking part as a supporter and sponsor of SFD 2008 in Dublin
...and more

Complete schedule to be published very soon!

August 28th, 2008, 11:38 AM

Talks [approx. 30min. each]

11:00am Doors open - time to explore the venue
11:30am Paul O'Malley - What You Should Know About Software Freedom - from GNU to Ubuntu!
12:00pm Camara - "Who are we and what do we do?
12:30pm Glenn Strong (IFSO) - "DRM and Software Freedom"

1:00pm LUNCH

2:00pm John Looney - "Open Source Engineering in Google"
2:30pm Ciaran O'Riordan (IFSO) - "The Free Software Movement in 2008"
3:00pm Break
3:30pm Gareth Eason - "Free & Open Source Software: Why you want it!"
4:00pm Dermot McNally "The OpenStreetMap Project"
4:30pm Maciej Danielski - "Ubuntu Ireland"

Activities [Running all Day Long]

Info Stalls – PHP/Open Ireland/Open Street Map/IFSO/Digital Hub/Camara
Ubuntu Demo machines running
Games for Kids
Ubuntu Installs
Tours of Camara
Elevate Learning

September 22nd, 2008, 12:27 PM
What a great day it was! :guitar:

For those of you who couldn't make it, here's a few pictures on my flickr (http://www.flickr.com/photos/mean-machine/tags/sfd2008)