[Scottish] Notification: Software Freedom Day - Dundee - 20th September 2008

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Wed Sep 10 18:16:58 UTC 2008

Notification: Software Freedom Day - Dundee - 20th September 2008

The UAD Linux Society Are Proud To Announce

Software Freedom Day 20th September 2008

10am - 4 pm

Hannah Maclure Centre
University of Abertay Dundee <http://www.abertay.ac.uk/>
Top Floor Student Centre
1 - 3 Bell Street
Dundee, DD1 1HP
01382 308 324
exhibitions at abertay.ac.uk

The Linux Society and the Hannah Maclure Exhibition, Cinema, and Performance
Centre will be celebrating the global Software Freedom Day event, shared
around the world this 2oth September.

Everyone is welcome and please feel free to share this invitation around
with all your friends and colleagues.

Software freedom day is an event that is held globally to support and
celebrate Free and Open Source software. The Abertay Linux Society and the
Hannah Maclure Centre are proud to announce a day full of talks designed to
highlight the empowerment, liberty, innovation, ideas and community spirit
that free software can offer people. In addition, at this year's Software
Freedom Day we will also be screening "The Elephants Dream" and "Big Buck
Bunny", two pioneering films developed and made using Free and Open Source
software and released free online for everyone in the spirit of that

 With topics such as Free Software and it's community, Windows and Free
Software, Virtualisation technologies & Servers using Free Software, Open
Source Communications and how communities can benefit. Free and Open Source
Gaming, Open Source Security and it's community, there will be something to
interest all, whether you are a developer , a user, confused or just plain
interested. There will also be demonstrations of some of the practical
applications of free and open source software on display during the event.

 There will be a light yet free lunch served before the screening of the
films, the event is free for everyone and open between 10am and 4pm on
Saturday the 20th September. Feel free to attend the whole or event or just
drop in, we will be glad to see you participate in this global event
celebrating and promoting Software Freedom and it's many uses in benefiting

 More information available at http://sfd.thelinuxsociety.org.uk

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