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Free Open Source Academia Conference 2011

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The third edition of fOSSa (Free Open Source Software for Academia) will be held in Lyon on October 26, 27 and 28, 2011.

  • Date : 26/10/2011 to 28/10/2011
  • Place : CITI Laboratory, INSA Lyon, Domaine scientifique de La Doua

fOSSa conference is a joint effort of passionate people who believe in the openness as the way to create new meanings & tangible results with respect, trust, transparency & open collaboration.

fOSSa is the right place: 

  • to discover new open source projects, trends and challenges
  • to network and meet OSS leaders
  • to grab OSS best practices and experiences 
  • to explore open source connections with human beings!

At  fOSSa  people discuss in an open-minded context about:

  • what tech people are actually doing and innovating
  • which are the upcoming issues & challenges in the open development context
  • how open activities, collaboration and knowledge sharing is beneficial to academia, education & industry.

fOSSa 2011 program includes talks about Education, Online Community Management, New Innovating Development & Contribution Paradigm, Openness and OSS trends.
Moreover, a special easy-to-go live demo session  is scheduled: any OSS fan can present its project.

fOSSa 2011, sponsored by HP Open Source Division and Live Projects, is co-organized by Inria, IRILL, INSA de Lyon (CITI Lab) and Engineering Group.

fOSSa days are open to everyone, with free registration but with places being limited. We are waiting for you: registration are open!


Keywords: Fossa Inria Grenoble - Rhône-Alpes Open source