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OSI at OSCON 2007

We've been setting up our calendar for OSCON 2007 Once again the OSI Board will be holding public meetings and also a day-long work session. Michael just blogged the "high points" but this is the whole list. As always, we're hoping to see any and all supporters of Open Source. There are some very interesting issues facing Open Source these days. Come be part of the action and help us work out solutions that will work to keep the Open Source Effect alive.

Open Source Event - LugRadio Live 2007

I received a request over the weekend to promote this year's LugRadio Live. Last year's conference line-up looked pretty great, and this year looks excellent too.

An Open Source Event - OSSCamp Delhi

kinshuksunil writes to tell us about an upcoming free Open Source event in Delhi... Information is available at http://www.osscamp.in/OSSCampDelhi. While I can't vouch personally for this event, I attended the very first barcamp and I have to say that I'm increasingly loving the whole idea of unconferences. Glad to see students in India starting to "roll their own". Somebody who attends this one, please let us know how it goes?

Open Source Events - Offer To Publicize

Here at opensource.org we get lots of spurious requests for "link exchanges"...what do firearms have to do with Open Source? /me ducks while a thousand commenters type an answer ;-). We also get more than our share of offers from kindly Nigerians). Ours is a very popular internet destination, so it comes with the territory.

Open Source takes center stage at Yale Conference

On the just concluded Access to Knowledge Conference run by the Yale Law School Information Society Project, Open Source came out clear champion. Distinguished participants on this prestigious conference singles out the use of Free Software and Open Source as a key in Access to Knowledge (A2K)

http://research.yale.edu/isp/eventsa2k2.html

Minister of Communications opens FOSS meeting

It was an overwhelming surprise to hear the Ghanaian minister of Communications - Mike Oquaye, give the government's full support to Open Source. This was at the opening ceremony of the FOSS media training in Accra. This event also made prime time news;

The speech is here

http://www.fossfa.net/fossfa

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Newer, More Modern opensource.org

If you're coming to this URL for the first time in awhile, you may think you're in the wrong place...

Nope, we've just finally soft-launched our new website. The old one was largely hard-coded (as was common back in 1998 when it was launched). It got to be too hard to maintain, as many of you noticed. Many thanks to our volunteer webmaster, Steve Mallett, for putting up this new Drupal-based site that we can edit and contribute to more easily.

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