LibrePlanet:Conference/2013/Program

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March 23rd-24th 2013 in Cambridge, MA

With some events on the evening of Friday the 22nd

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This schedule is subject to change as conference plans are finalized.

Thursday, March 21

Informal dinner and drinks among the people in town so far

Friday, March 22

5:30 - 7:00 PM: Evening meet and greet

FSF offices, 51 Franklin St., 5th floor, Boston, MA 02110

7:15 pm: Women in Free Software Networking Dinner:

Chau Chow City 83 Essex St Boston, MA 02111
Parking on street
http://chauchowcity.com/
Contact Libby to RSVP!
Sponsored by the Open Invention Network


Saturday, March 23

8:15 - Registration opens. Breakfast.

9:00 - Welcome: John Sullivan. Opening Plenary: Leslie Hawthorn: Negotiation Theory for Geeks

Lecture Hall D

10:20 - Sessions

Intro to Free Software: Libby Reinish and Zak Rogoff (D)
Lecture Hall A

Right to Repair: Alison Chaiken and Brian Hickey (E)
Room 110

Free Software and 3D Printing: Aeva Palecek (S)
Lecture Hall D

Free Software Directory sprint begins (A) (10:20 - 5:00)
Room 112

Coreboot and Replicant install party begins (A) (10:20 - 5:00)
Room 101b

Check the Coreboot and Replicant pages to verify your devices' compatibility.

11:30 - Lunch

1:00 - Sessions

When Free Software Isn't (Practically) Better: Benjamin Mako Hill (D)
Lecture Hall D

Expanding the Tent: Deb Nicholson, Jonathan Nadeau, Beth Lynn Eicher (E)
Lecture Hall A

Free Software Communities and the Cloud: Dave Neary (S)
Room 110

2:20 - Sessions

LibreOffice 4.0: the history: Italo Vignoli (D)
Room 110

Outreach Program for Women: Lessons in Collaboration: Marina Zhurakhinskaya (E)
Lecture Hall D

Federated free software futures: Chris Webber and Evan Prodromou (S)
Lecture Hall A

3:40 - Sessions

Demystifying Blender: Quick ways to get into 3D Graphics with free software: Bassam Kurdali (D)
Lecture Hall D

Free software for a healthy democracy: Remy DeCausemaker and Paul Tagliamonte (E)
Lecture Hall A

Licensing & compliance: a collective effort: Joshua Gay, Bradley Kuhn, Donald Robertson III (S)
Room 110

5:00 - Richard Stallman, Free Software Awards Ceremony

Lecture Hall D

6:00 - Social Events

There will be unofficial social events that accompany the LibrePlanet Conference. See Social Events to view the planned events and feel free to add your own.

Sunday, March 24

8:15 - Breakfast

9:00 - Sessions

IPython: tools for the entire lifecycle of research computing: Fernando Perez (D)
Lecture Hall D

Copyright and Internet Architecture: Where Have We Come Since SOPA/PIPA?: Wendy Seltzer (E)
Lecture Hall A

Freedom in your browser: LibreJS and IceCat: Loic Duros (S)
Room 110

MediaGoblin Hackathon (A) begins (9:00 - 5:00)
Room 112

Upstream University Training (A) begins (9:00 - 5:00) (Space is limited - register in advance!)
Room 109

10:20 - Sessions

Creative Commons and Wikimedia: Designing Systems to Support Free Knowledge: Kat Walsh (D)
Room 110

Seeking impact with free culture projects: ginger coons (E)
Lecture Hall A

Debian and GNU: Stefano Zacchiroli (S)
Lecture Hall D

11:30 - Lunch

1:00 - Sessions

The Trisquel project, pushing together to the next level: Ruben Rodriguez (D)
Lecture Hall D

Global communities building free Health IT platforms: Michael Downey and Hamish Fraser (E)
Lecture Hall A

Replicant: addressing Android freedom issues: Denis Carikli (S)
Room 110

Lightning talks (1:00 - 3:00)
Room 101b
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2:20 - Sessions

Defective by Design: Kxra (D)
Room 110

Embracing Secure Boot and Rejecting Restricted Boot: Matthew Garrett (E)
Lecture Hall D

Passwords suck, but centralized proprietary services are not the answer: Francois Marier (S)
Lecture Hall A

3:40 - Sessions

Freedom to Organize Online: The CiviCRM Story (So Far): Donald Lobo and Tim Otten (E)
Lecture Hall A

Servers: The Libre Frontier: Ward Vandewege, Nico Cesar, Martin Dluhos (S)
Lecture Hall D

Beyond Illustration: an Introduction to Inkscape and its Ecosystem: Emily Dirsh (D)
Room 110

5:00 - Closing Plenary: Karen Sandler: Idealism for Community Building

Lecture Hall A


The (D) (E) (S) and (A) are tracks.

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