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Subject: [Freed] Freed.in 2009, Feb. 20th, 21st: Getting there together
Date: Thu, 13 Nov 2008 22:42:43 +0530
From: Gora Mohanty <gora sarai net>
Reply-To: freed lists linux-delhi org
Organization: Sarai, CSDS
To: ILUGD main list <ilugd lists linux-delhi org>
CC: Source Software Project List <prc sarai net>,	General Freed list
<freed lists linux-delhi org>, Free/Libre

Hello everyone,
  Yes, it is that time of the year again, when there
is a nip  in the air, and a young person's fancy
lightly turns to thoughts of Freed.in, http://freed.in

  The third iteration of the event has now been
scheduled for Fri. and Sat., Feb. 20th and 21st, 2009,
at the same venue as before: The School of Information
Technology , Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi.

  As with previous events, we seek to move beyond the
confines of the software world, to join hands with
like-minded people in other areas, and help share the
ideals of Free/Open Source Software (FOSS). The focus
on open content, and unfettered access to knowledge
continues, and this time we have tangible projects
in mind, including:
  o The Open Source Drug Discovery (OSDD) project
    (http://osdd.org)
  o Open content, and open access:
      * Wikipedia, and similar projects like OpenStreetMap
      * Open access to scientific data, and open publishing
      * Open courseware
  o FOSS technology
  o The community within, and beyond FOSS

  Freed.in (http://freed.in) is an event of, by, and for
the community, and is open to all participants. All planning
will be done through the public Wiki at
http://wiki.linux-delhi.org/cgi-bin/twiki/Freed . Immediate
collateral documents are under
http://wiki.linux-delhi.org/cgi-bin/twiki/Freed/FreedDocs

Each one of you is most cordially invited to participate in
this event, and make it your own. You can take part as:
  o A speaker: Please see the call for papers at
http://wiki.linux-delhi.org/cgi-bin/twiki/Freed/CallforPapers
    including a PDF copy. Please do circulate this far, and
    wide.
  o A volunteer: Add yourself to the topmost table at
http://wiki.linux-delhi.org/cgi-bin/twiki/Freed/VolunteersList
    and we will be in touch. Freed.in meetings from tomorrow
    onwards are public, held every Friday, and will be
    announced here.
  o A participant: Come to the event, and bring your friends,
    and family. Registration on http://freed.in will open soon.
  o A sponsor: Please contact someone from the management team
    listed at
http://wiki.linux-delhi.org/cgi-bin/twiki/Freed/FreedManagers

Regards,
Gora

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