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[Slightly off topic] Octave talks at free software conference?

From: Frederic Lehobey
Subject: [Slightly off topic] Octave talks at free software conference?
Date: Sun, 17 Apr 2005 16:27:44 +0200
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Dear Octave users and developers,

Would any of you be interested in giving a lecture at the following
free software conference that takes place in Dijon, France, from July
5th to 9th.

Best regards,
Frederic Lehobey

Call for contributions to libre software for scientific research topic
of libre software meeting 2005 (in Dijon, France, July 5th to 9th).
The Libre Software Meeting is a yearly free software event that takes
place in France since 2000 (originating from Bordeaux, this event is
driven by volunteers from the free software community).  The LSM 2005
takes place this year in Dijon, from July 5th to 9th:

The language of the lectures of almost all technical sessions is
English while some of the non-technical sessions open to a wider
and local public may be in French (check on the web site).

This message is a call for contributions for the "libre
software for scientific research" session of the LSM.

The goal of this topic is to highlight free software that is currently
used in scientific research or that, by its quality, deserves a wider
adoption.  The targeted audience are researchers willing to share
their experience with respect to scientific free software and
developers of these projects.  We will provide much attention to
interdisciplinary projects.

There is no programme committee (it is not a scientific conference)
and selection process is expected to remain as lightweight as
possible.  If you want to help in organising the event, you are

Talks, in English, are expected to last around 45 minutes.  Printable
version of the lecture are not mandatory but would be very

If you are considering coming and preparing a talk, please send us an
email at address@hidden before the end of April 2005.

Feel free to send this mail wherever or to whom you consider relevant
(but beware of spamming people).

Please consider the opportunity of the libre software meeting (and its
infrastructure) to have a gathering of the developers of the
free software for scientific research you are involved with.  We can
help you in such a matter.

Best regards,
Dr Frederic Lehobey
(RMLL 2005 volunteer for libre software for scientific research topic)

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