[Wolves] FOSDEM: Brussels, Sat 25 - Sun 26 Feb 2006

Matthew Walster matthew at walster.org
Mon Feb 20 03:11:11 GMT 2006

You know, after reading this message carbon copied three times so far... I 
think I get the message... DO YOU????

On a more serious note, I'm going, anyone else?

Matthew Walster

On Sunday 19 February 2006 23:47, Alasdair G Kergon wrote:
> The purpose of this email is to invite you to attend the 6th FOSDEM
> on the weekend of 25th and 26th of February 2006 in Brussels.
> Previous events were hugely successful with more than 3000 developers
> coming from all over the world to attend talks given by famous figures
> of the Free Software and Open Source community.
> See http://www.fosdem.org/ for more information.
> This year's speakers include:
>   Alex Russell, Project Leader of the Dojo Toolkit
>   Axel Hecht, Member of Mozilla Europe's Board of Directors.
>   Crispin Cowan, Architect of the AppArmor Project
>   David Roundy, Lead Developer of the Darcs Project
>   Geert Bevin, Lead Developer of RIFE
>   Greg Stein, One of the Early Designers of the Subversion Project
>   Ian Pratt, Leader and Chief Architect of the Xen Project
>   Jan Janak, Core Team Member of SER (The SIP Express Router)
>   Jason Huggins, Original Author and Core Team Member of Selenium
>   Jean-Marc Valin, Main Author and Maintainer of Speex
>   Jeff Waugh, The Challenge of the GNU/Linux Desktop
>   Jon Haslam, DTrace Project
>   Jon Trowbridge, Maintainer of Beagle
>   Julian Seward, valgrind Founder and Project Lead
>   Mark Spencer, Founder of Asterisk
>   Massimiliano Pala, OpenCA Project Manager and Chief Designer
>   Michael Meeks, OpenOffice.org
>   Richard M Stallman, Leader of the FSF
>   Tomasz Kojm, Original Author and Project Leader of ClamAV
>   Uriel M. Pereira, Plan 9 Hacker
> And many others who will be giving talks and tutorials...
> Several Free or Open Source Software projects have decided to hold a
> meeting during FOSDEM. It is a great occasion to meet core developers
> in the following developers' rooms: Ada, Calibre, GNU Classpath,
> Debian, Embedded softwares, Gentoo, GNOME, GNUStep, Jabber, KDE,
> Linux on Laptops, Mozilla, Opengroupware, openSUSE, Tcl/Tk, X.org.
> All those rooms have an internal schedule, including
> talks and presentations from lead developers.
> Don't miss other FOSDEM initiatives like the Key
> Signing Party, or the LPI exams.
> FOSDEM's goal is to provide Free Software and Open Source developers
> and communities the opportunity to learn and discuss the latest
> developments in the Free and Open Source arena and to promote the
> development and the benefits of Free and Open Source solutions.
> The speakers mainly talk about technologies and make technical
> speeches.
> The event is totally free.
> This is a non-commercial event organised by people from the
> community. So we would like to thank our sponsors who have understood
> this and helped us making FOSDEM possible to happen this year again
> in the same spirit. Those include: O'Reilly, Google, Argon7, Canonical,
> ESCAUX, GNU/Linux Magazine France, Linux Magazine, Misc, Nokia, Novell,
> SUN Microsystems, Think Wize, Freshmeat.net, Linux Magazin, Sourceforge.net
> and all of our donators without who organizing such an event wouldn't be
> possible.
> We encourage you to support FOSDEM if you appreciate the event and
> want it to continue in the same spirit. More information about the
> FOSDEM 2006 support operation at:
>   http://www.fosdem.org/2006/index/support/
> We hope to see you there.
> The FOSDEM team
> pr at fosdem.org
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