“Year of the Upgrade”. FSF Annual Associate Member Meeting, Saturday March 24

“Year of the Upgrade”. Annual Associate Member Meeting, Saturday March 24.

The full schedule of speakers and details for attendees and registration is published at

“Year of the upgrade”

09:15-10:00 Breakfast, registration and gpg key signing
10:00-10:25 Peter Brown, Executive Director – “Libre Planet”
10:25-10:50 John Sullivan, Program Administrator – “BadVista and the Campaign for Free Software Adoption”
10:50-11:05 Justin Baugh, Senior System Administrator – “Hardware Free from Restrictions”
11:05-11:20 Joshua Ginsberg, Senior System Administrator – “FSF Systems Administration”
11:20-11:35 Break
11:35-12:10 Brett Smith, Licensing Engineer – “Compliance and GPLv3”
12:10-12:50 Richard Stallman, President – “Free Software and Software Patents”
12:50-13:50 Lunch and mini-rockbox installfast
13:50-14:40 Gerald Sussman, Director – “Robust Design”
14:40-15:20 Eben Moglen, General Counsel – “After GPLv3”
15:20-16:00 Board members panel and Q&A “Year of the Upgrade”
16:00-16:15 Break
16:15-17:30 Members Forum – including a presentation by Mako Hill – “Defining free culture”
17:30-17:50 Free Software Awards Ceremony
19:00 Dinner at the Middle East ($)

Read this essay.
The Geek Shall Inherit the Earth: My Story of Unlearning – Benjamin “Mako” Hill

Read Writings and Publications by Benjamin Mako Hill.

Here’s the Recordings from the 2006 Associate Member Meeting. Here’s the part I was interested in “Moving the fight for free software into the mainstream”.

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