From May 20-21, 2021 will be held the thirteenth edition of the annual conference of the Free Software Foundation (FSF)Known as LibrePlanet.
And just a few days ago, they announced that the online registration to participate. Therefore, today we will review about happiness FSF Annual Conference, that is, about FreePlanet and some more news about it.
Although we have never spoken directly about FreePlanet, we have mentioned it several times in some of our previous posts. The last time was in the next related entry, when the LibrePlanet 2019. And in which, we comment among other things, the following:
"Richard Stallman announced at the LibrePlanet 2019 conference the winners of the 2018 Free Software Awards, established by the Free Software Foundation (FSF) and awarded to the individuals who made the most significant contribution to the development of free software. The award for projects of social benefit is given to the project or team responsible for applying free software or the ideas of the free software movement, in a project that intentionally and significantly benefits society in other aspects of life." These are the winners of the 2018 Free Software award for social benefit projects.
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What is LibrePlanet?
According to Free Software Foundation (FSF) This event is a self-organized annual conference that aims to create a vibrant multi-day event that attracts a wide audience of people interested in the values of Free Software. Therefore, they want this event to bring together software developers, legal and policy experts, activists, students and computer users to learn skills, celebrate the achievements of free software and face the next challenges to software freedom.
These conferences always have programming for all ages and levels of experience. While each one has a special topic as an emblem of discussion. Therefore, the theme of LibrePlanet 2021 es "Empower users". Additionally, this year's event will be hosted by Julia Reda, and other community leaders. Meanwhile, his full program will be published in January 2021.
In this next edition, its organizers expect a record number of speakers who will present proposals for talks for the event, so it promises to be a fantastic experience. And of course, everything will be online, due to the isolation and social distancing measures at COVID-19 pandemic.
Current news about LibrePlanet 2021
As we already expressed at the beginning, a few days ago, specifically the 15/12/20, FSF has announced on its Blog, which is already active on Online Registration for LibrePlanet 2021, so that all those regulars or new ones interested in participating can register. It is worth noting that both FSF associate members and students will enter the event as Supporter, free of charge, just like the Participants. While those who register as "Stalwart" if they will have to support with the payment of their entrance.
However, and citing the organizers, to clarify that by registering or not, we can have free access to the talks:
"As always, we will offer access to the event live and direct for free to everyone, which means that the conference talks are available to literally everyone with access to the Internet - how else could we be true to our theme of "Empowering Users"?".
Finally, those who wish to closely follow all the news and other information about LibrePlanet 2021, can regularly visit your Official website, in order to be up to date with said event.
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