Boston Software Freedom Day (2011)

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Software Freedom Day 2011, in Boston


On Saturday, September 17:

  • 10:00: Registration, and free coffee
  • 10:30: Opening keynote by Máirín Duffy, discussing the highly-effective outreach effort called "Fedora Design Ninjas."
  • 11:00: Ignite-style presentations by community groups
  • Noon: Lunch
  • 1:00: "Show and tell" time, where you can speak with community groups
  • 1:30 - 4:30: Two tracks: Installation help and tutorials (for newcomers to free software), and community organizing talks with Q&A (for ongoing contributors)
  • 4:30-5:00: Wrap-up
  • 5:00 to 7:00: After-party, at Tommy Doyle's in Harvard Square (some tickets for drinks will be available for attendees)

Click here to sign up!

The detailed schedule is available at the schedule page on OpenHatch's wiki. Note that it is still in flux!


Cambridge College has graciously offered to donate space at 1000 Mass Ave, Cambridge, MA. To get here:


The event is organized by OpenHatch and made possible with generous support from the Open Invention Network and the Free Software Foundation.

Organizational checklist