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  • Collabora supports Free Software Winter Camp 2020 in Eskişehir, Turkey

    Twenty one students have been selected to take part in the LibreOffice Development Workshop at the Anadolu University, EskiÅŸehir, Turkey. It is held from Jan 25 to Jan 28 as a part of the Free Software Winter Camp 2020.

  • FOSDEM 2020

    In less than 10 days, Collabora will be in Brussels to take part in this year's edition of FOSDEM, a two-day event organised by volunteers to promote the widespread use of free and open source software. Taking place at the ULB Solbosch Campus on February 1 & 2, FOSDEM is widely recognized as the best and biggest conference of its kind in Europe.

    Collaborans will be giving 12 talks over the weekend, on topics including KernelCI's new home, the latest on Zink (OpenGL on Vulkan), OpenXR & Monado, PipeWire in the automotive industry, JPEG2000, and GStreamer on the Magic Leap One.

    You'll be able to hear them speak in the main track, as well as 6 different devrooms: Containers, Game Development, Graphics, Open Media, Testing & Automation, and Embedded, Mobile & Automotive. See below are the details for each presentation.

  • Molly de Blanc: Friends of GNOME Update January 2020

    We spent the end of 2019 at home and on vacation, preparing us for the excitement that 2020 is bringing.

    In January we’ll be at Sustain Summit 2020 in Brussels, Belgium. Shortly afterwards, you will be able to find us at FOSDEM on February 1-2!

    Saturday 12:00 (La Fontaine): Molly de Blanc will be speaking on ethics and IoT.
    saturday 14:00 (UA2.220): Neil McGovern will be debating on whether the 4 Freedoms and OSD are outdated and no longer relevant in 2020.
    Saturday 15:00 (UA2.220): Molly will be debating on the question of should licenses be designed to advance general social goals.

    On Saturday, February 1, we will be having GNOME Beers at Bonnefooi starting at 19:30. It is located at Rue des Pierres 8, 10000 Brussels.

  • Winner Announced for 2020 Conference Logo Competition

    The winner of the openSUSE + LibreOffice Conference logo competition is Kukuh Syafaat from Indonesia.

    Kukuh’s “Fresh Community Spirit” was the winning design and was one of 10 designs submitted during the competition. “Mystery Box” will be sent to Kukuh for the winning design.

    In 2020, openSUSE and LibreOffice wil have a shared conference from October 13 – 16 in Nuremberg, Germany.

Daniel Stenberg: Coming to FOSDEM 2020

  • Daniel Stenberg: Coming to FOSDEM 2020

    I’m going to FOSDEM again in 2020, this will be my 11th consecutive year I’m travling to this awesome conference in Brussels, Belgium.

    At this my 11th FOSDEM visit I will also deliver my 11th FOSDEM talk: “HTTP/3 for everyone“. It will happen at 16:00 Saturday the 1st of February 2020, in Janson, the largest room on the campus. (My third talk in the main track.)

CiviCRM meetup looking for new organizer

  • CiviCRM meetup looking for new organizer

    The Free Software Foundation's (FSF) CiviCRM meetup in Boston is looking for community members who are interested in taking over and reviving this meetup.

    At one point, this meetup had about twelve people every month, but in the last two or three years it has gone down to one to three. We know there are people in the Boston area working at nonprofits, and who are using or considering using CiviCRM as an important part of their work. We would love for them to get together, but we don't have the time to organize the meetup anymore.

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