FrOSCon Call for Papers
marcus at thiesen.org
Mon Jan 16 19:04:40 GMT 2006
The first Free and Open Source Conference ("FrOSCon")  takes place on June,
24th and 25th 2006 in Sankt Augustin, near Bonn, Germany.
Organized by a commited team, it aims to become a significant event for free
software in the Rhineland. The conference is hosted by the faculty of
Computer Science  of the University of Applied Sciences Bonn-Rhein-Sieg
 in collaboration with the student body and the Linux/Unix User Group
Sankt Augustin .
In a Call for Papers , the organizers ask for submission of contributions.
A broad variety of topics concerning free and open source software is
desired. Particularly welcome are contributions about programming languages,
free software on the desktop, security, systems administration and networks.
Aspects of free software in busincess and industry are also a focus of the
Contributions can be submitted in English or German and should summarize the
intended talk concisely and succinctly; talks should range from 45 to 60
minutes in length. Deadline for submission is March, 15th 2006.
FrOSCon will offer Developer Rooms (just like FOSDEM  does) to Open Source
projects. These projects can use the rooms to organize developer meetings as
well sub-conferences dedicated to their project. Projects that have already
registered a room or are interesting in doing so include: Gentoo Linux ,
GNOME , Mozilla , OpenOffice.org , OpenWRT , PHP , and
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