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[PLUG] [plug-announce] fosscon 2012 - August 11th in Philadelphia

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From: Jonathan Simpson <>
Subject: fosscon 2012 August 11th in Philadelphia

Fosscon 2012 will be held Saturday, August 11th, at the Venturef0rth
facility in Central Philadelphia.  This new location provides easy access
from Market East station, has both elevator access, and cool air

This year's keynote will be provided by Bradley M. Kuhn, Executive
Director of the Software Freedom Conservancy, who will be speaking on
"Promoting Software Freedom Development via Non-Profits."

Fosscon 2012 is a free and open source software conference, and will
include six general-interest talks, dozens of smaller talks, and
workshops on topics including development, community building,
hackerspace activities, and more.  Learn about 3D printing,
security, and protecting your privacy. Network with the local tech
community and discover new technologies. The Ubuntu PA group will also
be hosting an Ubuntu Village, with experts ready to help you dive into
an Ubuntu install and troubleshoot issues.

Fosscon is also searching for speakers, sponsors, and exhibitors for
this year's event.

For information on speaking, visit

For information on sponsoring, visit

For information on exhibiting, visit

To register for fosscon, visit
Basic admission is free.  Paid adminssion of $25 helps keep fosscon
available to those who are unable to support us in this way, and will also
receive a special gift.

Thanks for reading. We hope to see you there!
The fosscon 2012 team.
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