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Software Freedom Day 2008 - Stockholm


Software Freedom Day 2008 - Stockholm

Software Freedom Day 2008 - Stockholm

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  • 1. Software Freedom Day Celebration Sponsored by the KTH OSUM Alper Celik & Gokhan Dogan Sun Campus Ambassadors to KTH
  • 2. Software Freedom Day - Agenda
    • Software Freedom Day – Free and Open Source Software Changing (Y)Our World
    • KTH Open Source University Meetup (OSUM – Awesome!)
    • OpenSolaris Installation Demo
    • Reception with OpenSolaris Install-fest and FOSS stations
  • 3. "In a time when our lives are increasingly dependent on technologies, it is important we take the time to consider the impact of technology on our lives, and the importance of ensuring technology isn't used to limit us, but rather to take us further along a path of opportunity, innovation and freedom for all people." Pia Waugh, President of Software Freedom International
  • 4. A Global Celebration of FOSS
    • FOSS promises a world of digital freedoms
    • The freedom to participate, collaborate, create, use and deploy
    • Open Source =
      • Expanded opportunity
      • Increased flexibility
      • New communities
      • Continual innovation
  • 5. Software Freedom Day - 2008
    • Celebration of software freedom and opportunities through participatory technologies
    • Coordinated by Software Freedom International to encourage adoption of FOSS
    • Promotes unity among teams in scores of countries working toward a common goal
    • Over 300 events in 2007
  • 6. Sun Support For Software Freedom Day
    • Sun is a major sponsor of Software Freedom Day
    • Largest contributor of code to FOSS community
    • Promoting participation in SFD events through sun.com/softwarefreedomday
    • Promoting benefits of FOSS to students
    • Over 200 events around the world
  • 7. “ Every software asset we produce is open source. If it isn't today, it will be pretty damn quickly.” Jonathan Schwartz CEO, Sun Microsystems January 2007
  • 8. Sun is Committed to Developer Communities
    • Java
    • Infrastructure
    • Ecosystem
    • Community
    • Solaris
    Building Free and Open Communities Building a Vibrant Ecosystem: Sun is the Largest Commercial Contributor to Open Source Communities
      • SPARC
    java.net The Source for Java Technology Collaboration
  • 9. Change (Y)Our World With FOSS
    • Virtual laboratory to build skills for careers in IT
    • Flexible canvass for student projects
    • Empowers independent learning (no barriers)
    • Launching pad for growing communities
    • Facilitates connection and collaboration with others
    • Easily acquired (free of charge)
  • 10. KTH Open Source University Meetup
  • 11. KTH – OSUM
    • The Open Source University Meetup (OSUM – pronounced “awesome) is an on-campus club that educates students about the benefits of FOSS
    • "Meetup" to encourage collaboration with existing student groups to create a stronger open source community
    • Monthly meetings with Tech Demos, hands on projects/activities, guest speakers
    • OSUM benefits:
      • Training on technologies to prepare for IT careers
      • Free and low-cost student resources, such as the SAI
      • Make friends through the Sun OSUM activities
      • Media kits, Give-aways & Food!
  • 12. OSUM Global Community
    • Hundreds of student clubs
    • Tens of thousands of technical students
    • Social-networking site to connect, share and collaborate
    • Resources to advance career opportunities
    • Register today!
    • Upcoming activities
  • 13.
    • Gokhan Dogan [email_address]
    • Alper Celik [email_address]
    • http://sunkth.wordpress.com
  • 14. Thank you!