FOSDEM 2012 : Legal Issues DevRoom

Please join us for the very first DevRoom devoted to advanced Legal Issues in the Free and Open Source Software world at Europe's premier FLOSS event: FOSDEM 2012.

Please note: Check out the slides and blog links on the Speakers page.

  • Why the the Legal Issues DevRoom?
    • This is the first time that influential legal minds will meet at FOSDEM to discuss the core issues which enable FLOSS
    • This will be an advanced session: beyond an intro to software copyright
  • Why FOSDEM?
  • What should I do next?
    • Block your calendar NOW (If you can, try to arrive at least on Friday the 3rd and stay until Monday the 6th)
    • Join our mailing list
    • Read the Call For Participation
    • Submit a 30 minute talk proposal(s) by the 30th of December.
    • Plan travel and accommodations (many people like to stay around the Grand Place)
    • Join the conversation on IRC: /join #faif on freenode

Key Dates

  • 29 November 2011 CFP opens
  • 30 December 2011 CFP deadline
  • 6 January 2012 speakers selected
  • 21 January 2012 full FOSDEM schedule finalized
  • 3 February meet in Brussels for the Beer Event (and maybe a speaker's dinner TBD)
  • 4 February FOSDEM day 1 and the Legal Issues DevRoom (only Saturday)
  • 5 February FOSDEM day 2
  • 6 February return home

Meeting Details

Maps and Practical Information