FreeGeek Chicago invites you to participate in our first annual Software Freedom Day on Saturday, September 15, 2012 which will be held at our space in Logan Square, 3411 W. Diversey (basement). Software Freedom Day is an international celebration of free and open source software (FOSS). It is also a time to share knowledge and expertise on the philsophy, practical benefits, and current projects of FOSS for the community.
We a currently looking for
speakers / teachers to present during our event. Come and
share your knowledge with the community and gain prestige,
contacts, and a great learning experience! Please send a
class/lesson proposal to ceciliacalabria AT mncarpenters DOT
Anyone can be
a speaker in the event. It is not necessary to be an expert, but
you do need to have a good understanding of the topic you are
going to talk about or teach. The only requisite is to do the
presentation/workshop using open source software tools and open
Your presentation can be in any of these three main categories:
We would like to have several 10-15 minute talks and a couple 30 minutes and 60 minute talks/lessons. If you are shy but want to share a little something, we plan on having time for very short "lighting talks".