[Noisebridge-discuss] Fwd: [BerkTIPGlobal] Fwd: [HH] Reminder: Software Freedom Day - Saturday, Sept 21

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From: "giovanni_re" <john_re at fastmail.us>
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Subject: [BerkTIPGlobal] Fwd: [HH] Reminder: Software Freedom Day -
Saturday, Sept 21
Date: Fri, 20 Sep 2013 12:11:54 -0700



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From: Will Rico <willrico at gmail.com>
To: announce at blu.org
Subject: [HH] Reminder: Software Freedom Day - Saturday, Sept 21
Date: Thu, 19 Sep 2013 10:35:36 -0400

When: Saturday, September 21, 2013 9:30am - 5:30pm

Location: Cambridge College, 1000 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA ­

Directions
    #1 bus or Red Line.
    About half-way between Harvard Sq & Central Sq.

Notes

        1) Red Hat is sponsoring coffee & bagels
            in the morning. Thank you Red Hat!
            http://www.redhat.com/

        2) Rackspace is sponsoring post-event drinks
            at Tasty Burger in Harvard Sq.
            Thank you Rackspace!
            http://www.rackspace.com/

        3) Please note the location is different from our
            standard MIT meeting location.

Summary

        Software Freedom Day

Abstract

        Software Freedom Day is celebrated
        all over the world.

        We'll be talking about privacy,
        government transparency and
        user freedoms online.

        You'll hear updates from local groups
        and voices from the wider free software
        movement.

        Expect learning, celebrating and
        plenty of networking.

        This event is free and open to the public!

Agenda

        9:30 - 10:00 Coffee, bagels and networking
        Thank you Red Hat for sponsoring!

        10:00 - 11:00 Protect Your Privacy in the Digital Age
        Presenter: Steve Revilak, Massachusetts Pirate Party

        11:15 - 12:15 A Post-Prism Journey Outside the Big Twelve
Social Media Platforms
        Presenter: Will Rico, BLU & LibrePlanet Boston

        12:30 - 2:00 Tables: Hacker/Maker show and tell, User groups
        Plus lunch on your own

        2:00 - 2:30 Cake for the GNU 30th Anniversary

        2:30 - 3:00 GNU 30 Years
        Presenter: Libby Reinish, Free Software Foundation

        3:00 - 3:45 Government Transparency
        Presenter: Paul Tagliamonte, Sunlight Foundation

        4:00 - 4:45 Lightning Talks (x8)
        Jason Pramas, Digital Media Conference
        Molly DeBlanc, Free Software for the non-tehnical user
        Erick Rosales, Proyecto Juan Chacon
        Spots available (sign up now or morning of event)

        5:00 - 5:30 Closing keynote on Technology and Dystopia
        How Free Software Could Save the World
        Presenter: Deb Nicholson of Open Invention Network and GNU
        MediaGoblin

        6:00    Join us for after-event drinks and food at
        The Tasty Burger in Harvard Square.
        Thank you to Rackspace for sponsoring!

Links
        Details and the most up-to-date info posted here:
        http://libreplanet.org/wiki/Boston_Software_Freedom_Day

        Post-event venue:
        http://www.tastyburger.com/tasty-burger-harvard-square/

Transportation & Parking

        Cambridge College is about half-way
        between Harvard Sq & Central Sq.
        Easily accessible via the #1 bus or
        the Red Line.

More Events & Announcements

        GNU 30th Anniversary Hackathon
        Saturday & Sunday, Sept 18 - 29
        https://gnu.org/gnu30/celebration
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