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09:20

FrOSCon 2012: Call for Papers

The Free and Open Source software conference (FrOSCon), a summer conference for users and developers of FOSS, will again be held on the 25th and 26th of August at the University of Applied Sciences Bonn-Rhein-Sieg in Sankt Augustin near Bonn, Germany. It is organized by the department of computer science in collaboration with the Linux/Unix User Group Sankt Augustin, the student body and the FrOSCon e.V.

As its key feature, volunteer speakers will hold a comprehensive range of talks and workshops. Additionally the event offers space and facilities to Free Software developers and projects to organize their own meetings or sub conferences. It is topped off with a fair of booths from FLOSS projects and companies. 

We are looking for contributions on current trends and development in all areas of Free and Open Source Software, e.g.:
  • Operating systems
  • Software development
  • Administration
  • IT security
  • Legal aspects
  • Desktop
  • Education

Focus areas in 2012 are:

  • OpenData
    Free Software applications and development in the fields Open Science and Open Government
  • Big Data
    Experience reports and lectures on Semantic Technologies,Geo-Mapping, Deduplication, Visualization
  • Digital Privacy
    Best Practices for users and developers, Distributed Privacy, Data Leakage

Until May 23rd, 2012 developers and experts interested in giving a lecture or workshop at the conference can submit their proposals. The selection is done by a program committee early June. 

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