Friday, February 17, 2006

FOSS Means Business

From CiarĂ¡n O'Riordan, there is an upcoming event in Belfast featuring Richard Stallman and Bruce Perens, (Free/Open Source Software) FOSS Means Business. It's on the 16th March in Spires Conference Centre.
Richard Stallman and Bruce Perens will keynote at this event targetted at fueling transitions towards Free Software solutions in the IT departments of businesses and the public sector. CEOs and CIOs may particularly be interested in the business angle of Bruce Perens, and Richard Stallman will speak on the updating of the GNU General Public License (GPLv3) and "Free Software in Ethics and Practice". Other speakers from the public and private sectors are to be announced soon and there will be many opportunities for networking at the event.
Google are even sponsoring it. :)

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