Congress esLibre 2021: News of the next online event in May

Congress esLibre 2021: News of the next online event in May

Congress esLibre 2021: News of the next online event in May

Around the world, holding in-person or online events, on technologies and other areas have not stopped, but have adapted to the situation of the COVID-19 that still persists, and the necessary isolation and social distancing measures. AND Spain is no exception, especially events related to Free Technologies, just like the Congress is free this year.

El Congress esLibre 2021 is in may, but preparations are already beginning according to its organizers. In addition, they report that, is edition will be online like the previous edition, although it will have some news / differences that will be announced over the next few months.

GSoC 2021: Introduction

Before getting into the subject of Congress esLibre 2021It is good to remember that we recently commented on another event, which is soon to begin, which is the «GSoC (Google Summer of Code) ». Therefore, we recommend reading our previous related publication, after it is finished. In that previous one, we said about GSoC following:

"The Google Summer of Code (GSoC) is an event that takes place during the summer of the northern hemisphere, (May - ~ August), in which selected participants work full time (40 hours per week) remotely, with a specific organization. The organization selection process begins in January, and the resolution of the selected organizations usually appears in mid-February." GSoC: One month to go to start the Google Summer of Code of the year 2021!

GSoC: One month to go to start the Google Summer of Code of the year 2021!
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GSoC: One month to go to start the Google Summer of Code of the year 2021!

Congress esLibre 2021: Content

EsLibre Congress 2021: Event on Free Technologies

What is the Free Congress?

According to its organizers in its Official website, said event is described as follows:

"esFree it is a meeting of people interested in free technologies, focused on sharing knowledge and experience around them." About esLibre

It should be noted that this is the third consecutive esLibre event and second in line, since, its first edition was physically in Granada, and the second virtually from Madrid. And it is close as we have already expressed, it will be held virtually (online) and will be organized by the association called LibreLabUCM (LLU).

What is LibreLabUCM?

According to his Official website are:

"An association of passionate about free software and cybersecurity. Our association was born with the vocation of using and promoting Free Software, and, at the same time, learning with it both inside and outside the University. But we not only want to stay in Free Software, we are also interested in Free Hardware, Free Technologies, Free Culture, open or free Knowledge and everything related to these. In addition, we want LibreLabUCM to serve as a meeting place for enthusiasts of Free Technologies and everything that may arise from them."

News of the 2021 edition

  1. How?: Fully online.
  2. By whom?: Organized by LibreLabUCM.
  3. When?: Second weekend of May.
  4. Format: A mix of the format of esLibre 2020 and esLibre 2019.
  5. Assistance: Free
  6. facilities: Transmission via Jitsi for the Workshops and its own platform for the different participatory activities.


In addition to, the Association LibreLabUCM (LLU) said event has the participation and support of others, such as:

  • HackMadrid% 27: Community composed of members and lovers of the «hacking» culture.
  • Interferences: Cyber ​​activist association.
  • LibreLabGRX: Group of free software / hardware, culture and open technologies.
  • OfiLibre URJC: Office of Knowledge and Free Culture of the Rey Juan Carlos University.

Among many other communities and groups. For more current and future information about said Free Technologies Event, you can click the following link.

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We hope this "useful little post" about him «Congreso esLibre 2021», which year after year, is organized by people interested in free technologies, and which is focused on sharing knowledge and experience around them; is of great interest and utility, for the entire «Comunidad de Software Libre y Código Abierto» and of great contribution to the diffusion of the wonderful, gigantic and growing ecosystem of applications of «GNU/Linux».

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