Kyle Yankanich on 15 May 2013 15:17:47 -0700

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Re: [PLUG] Fosscon 2013 Official Announcement: Saturday August 10th

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On Wed, May 15, 2013 at 6:07 PM, Jonathan Simpson
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> Howdy PLUG,
> Below is the announcement for Fosscon 2013, coming this summer.  As always
> we'll be looking to PLUG members to give talks, so feel free to submit one!
> Fosscon 2013 will be held Saturday, August 10th, at the  Friends Center
> facility
> in Central Philadelphia. This new  location provides easy access from Market
> East station and  Suburban station, and is located in the heart of
> Philadelphia
> with plenty to see and do nearby.
> This years keynote will be provided by Philadelphia's own Jordan Miller, who
> leads a research team at UPENN. Jordan makes heavy use of open source
> software
> and is doing amazing work with 3D printing as it pertains to transplantable
> organs.
> printed-vascular-networks-made-sugar
> Fosscon 2013 is a free and open source software conference,  and will
> include
> talks on workships 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 be offering  support for installation or
> troubleshooting of your linux  system regardless of what distribution you
> use,
> and Hive76  members along with members of other nearby hackerspaces will  be
> showing off 3D printing, electronics, and will even have  a combat robot
> arena
> that you can try yourself.
> 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, but paid adminssion of $25 helps make Fosscon possible
> for
> all of us. We appreciate your support!
> Thanks for reading. We hope to see you there! The fosscon  2013 team.
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