Wednesday, 21 July 2010

Free software – the International Forum

Since 2000, the International Free Software Forum (FISL) gives participants a political discussion, social and technical advice on free software. The official opening of the 11th International Free Software Forum will run on July 21st through July 24th 2010 in Porto Alegre, Brazil.This event is considered the largest gathering of open source communities in Latin America and one of the world largest.

The forum launches its 11th edition combining lectures, discussions and news about open source software. On its stand, Dataprev promote mini-courses on topics such as digital television, digital transmission and searching of content on intranets. Besides workshops, there program contains153 lectures.

Institutions that have already confirmed their presence in the forum are: Petrobras, Banco do Brazil, Caixa Economica Federal, IG, UOL, HP, SAP, IBM, Senac, Federal Service of Data Processing (Serpro) and Ministry Science and Technology, among others.

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