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[Gnash-dev] Fwd: SFK100 Press Release

From: address@hidden
Subject: [Gnash-dev] Fwd: SFK100 Press Release
Date: Wed, 22 Sep 2010 19:55:39 +0200

Prishtina Hosts Second International Conference on Software Freedom
For the second year running the Kosovar Association for Free/Libre and
Open Source Software
(FLOSSK) and the University of Prishtina are organizing a conference
dedicated to free software -  Software Freedom Kosova Conference

This conference follows upon the success of SFK09 held in August last
year attended by more than 500 participants and over 40 national and
international speakers and professionals.

SFK10 will take place on 25 and 26 September starting at 9:00 in the
venues of the
Faculty of Electrical and Computer Engineering of the University of
Prishtina. This year the conference will host several notable hacker

Leon Shiman will speak on the use of FLOSS in public administration;
Rob Savoy of Gnash project will talk about network protocols; Mikel
Maron will speak on the geopolitical use of open maps and Peter Salus,
historian of operating systems, will lecture on the history of
development of GNU/Linux.

Overall, over 20 topics will be discussed, ranging from issues
associated with the Free Encyclopedia Wikipedia, GNU/Linux,
intellectual property licenses, building of communities,
OpenStreetMap, Sugar, and many other topics in the field of free

Topics to be discussed and the quality of lecturers, along with the
success of last year's conference make SFK10 the largest conference of
its kind in Southeast Europe.

The conference is held under the auspices of the Office of the Prime
Minister of the Republic of Kosovo and is supported by a number of
donors from whom it is worth mentioning: the Ministry of Energy and
Mining, Mozilla, Rrota, PC World Albanian and the University of
Prishtina Student Center.

The conference is free to participants during the two days. The
presentations and detailed information on the conference can be found

For Immediate Release
FLOSS Kosova

On Sep 22, 3:04 pm, "address@hidden"
<address@hidden> wrote:
> here is a rough translation of the press release :
> Pristina is the conference host software
>   ***On 25 and 26 September Pristina will be hosted for the second time
> Freedom Conference Software Kosovo.*** *FLOSS SFK10 Kosovo, organized by the
> Faculty of Electrical and Computer Engineering (FIEK) of the University of
> Pristina.*
> SFK09 held last year was attended by about 500 people who attended about 40
> lectures of 25 lecturers. This time the conference will be focused: the 24
> lectures will be from Kosovo, region and world.
>   The main and guest lecturers at the same time honor of this conference are
> renowned as hackers Leon Shiman, Rob Savoye, Mikel Maro and Peter
> Salus.Shiman's Foundation board member who oversees the development of
> graphical
> system for Linux and BSD -, and the owner of Shiman Associates
> consulting firm. Savoye is the primary developer of Gnash as previously
> developed for Debian, Red Hat and Yahoo. Savoye has been programming since
> 1977. Maron specializes in programming applications based on geography and
> location.  Maron is OpenStreeMap Foundation board member, a service similar
> to Google Maps.  Salus is a linguist, computer scientist and historian of
> technology. He worked a professor and dean at several universities. But this
> is only the result of the work of the organizing committee which is
> preparing the conference program for almost a year .
>   Other topics will provide for all the little: Milot Shala will directly
> demonstrate the Qt Framework development of Nokia's, Martin will tell
> Bekkelund Norwegian practices with open source code (open source) in state
> administration, Baki Goxhaj will talk about WordPress, Marco Fioretti will
> show how programming languages can be used in schools. Other topics are
> Wikipedia, CAD, use of EU's funds in Open Source, Sugar platform for
> children, CMS systems for universities, Android platform, etc..
>   The conference will be held on the premises of FIEK-regulation.  Free
> Registration begins on Saturday at 9:00 pm and during the two days program
> starts at 10:00. The conference is supported financially by the Office of
> the Prime Minister, Wheel, PC World and New
> For more visit the official website of Kosovo Organization free software and
> open - FLOSS Kosovo <> . */ telegraph /*
> *
> *
> On Wed, Sep 22, 2010 at 12:57 PM, Luca Paolo Pescatore <address@hidden
> > wrote:
> > Ehm.... great... should I send to TechCrunch and other EN/US websites in
> > Albanian ? :)
> > Is it possible to have a PR in English ?
> > Luca
> > On Wed, Sep 22, 2010 at 12:54 PM, address@hidden <
> > address@hidden> wrote:
> >> Bernard Writes :
> >> The attached notice has been published today in Gazeta Express and I have
> >> sent it to: Telegrafi, Koha Ditore and You can use this to send
> >> to other media and maybe invite them to come. Also Arianit has written a
> >> similar text that we can also use...(
> >>
> >> )
> >> As I said yesterday, it would be good if somebody knows people in the
> >> media and talks to them to come.
> >>  --
> >> Group homepage:
> >> Send messages to: address@hidden
> >> Unsubscribe: address@hidden<address@hidden>
> >  --
> > Group homepage:
> > Send messages to: address@hidden
> > Unsubscribe: address@hidden<address@hidden>
> --
> James Michael DuPont
> Member of Free Libre Open Source Software Kosova and Albania

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