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Free/Open Source Mobile Development: An Introduction - Waterloo, Canada

in Android, Entrepreneurship, Gadgets, Programming, YYZ1

Event Description

This event took place on February 4, 2009. Please see links to the videos in the schedule below.

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Event Date: 
Wednesday, February 4, 2009


Accelerator Centre, 1st Floor, West Entrance
295 Hagey Blvd.
Waterloo, ON
43° 28' 54.0264" N, 80° 33' 6.9984" W

Summercamp/Geocamp 2009 - Ottawa, Canada

in BSD, Community, Company, Database, Drupal, Education, Entrepreneurship, Fedora, Gadgets, Git, Legal, Programming, SC2009, YOW12, EPL, Ingres, Mapserver, GPL, Mylyn, OpenLayers, Perl, Ubuntu, Python, OpenOffice, Code repositories, Databases, Eclipse, FOSSLC, Licenses, Linux, OSGeo, Programming, Web Programming

Event Description

The Free and Open Source Software Learning Centre (FOSSLC) will be hosting a conference on May 13, 14, and 15 at Algonquin College, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. This event will bring together industry, academia, government, and community to learn about open source. Over 40 talks during the conference will cover technical, legal, and business aspects of open source use in private industry, community, and government. This event is relevant to technical and non-technical audiences. This event is relevant to all industries as 85% of businesses already use open source today. Talks will be a mix of skill levels with emphasis on approachable material suitable for beginners making this an excellent learning opportunity.

We have chosen themes to encourage cross pollination of ideas and talent.

1) Education using open source software
2) Business and ecosystem development using open source principles
3) Developing open source software
4) Developing using open source software
5) Legal issues including DRM, Case law, intellectual property
6) Open source in Government

Thank you to our generous sponsors for making this event possible.

Lead Sponsors

Geoconnections Algonquin College Ingres Corporation


DM Solutions Open Concept Consulting TheCodeFactory
Event Date: 
Wednesday, May 13, 2009 - Friday, May 15, 2009


Algonquin College
T Building
Ottawa, ON
45° 24' 41.6592" N, 75° 41' 53.4984" W

Getting starting with open source

in Community, Company, Education, Entrepreneurship, ERF1, Programming, Ingres, Eclipse

This evening event is dedicated to introducing people to open source development.

Welcome - Professor Kai-Uwe Sattler

Open Source from the business point-of-view - Roland Pfeiffer

Open Source from the developer's point-of-view - Enrico Schenk

Introduction to Linux - Alexander Thiem

Workshop - Using Linux for open source development by Alexander Thiem

Event Date: 
Thursday, November 13, 2008


Technische Universität Ilmenau Ilmenau
50° 41' 4.2396" N, 10° 55' 3.36" E

All About Open Source

in Community, Database, Education, Entrepreneurship, Legal, OAK1, Misc

This event had a number of talks regarding community development and technical skills.

Seven Things I Wish I'd Learned at Cal About Being An Open Source Developer - Brian Behlendorf
6 Myths of Open Source - Emma McGrattan
Starting an Open-Source Based Company - Eric Allman
Building and Running An Open-Source Community: The FreeBSD Project. - Dr. Kirk McKusick

Event Date: 
Thursday, October 30, 2008


University of California, Berkeley Oakland, CA
United States
37° 48' 15.7392" N, 122° 16' 14.8908" W