FrOSCon 2006 - Call for {Papers|Projects}

Free and Open Source Software Conference (FrOSCon) If you want to submit a talk for FrOSCon in June, you will have to hurry: The deadline for the call for papers is approaching. Talks can be submitted until March, 15th 2006. The organizers ask for talks about free software and open source. Expert knowledge on programming languages, free software on the desktop, security, administration and networks is in demand. Talks about the philosophy of free software and experience with free software in business settings is another focus of the conference. Besides the conference program, the organizers have a special offer for open source projects: Projects can apply for a developer room at FrOSCon. This room is managed by the project and can for example be used for developer meetings. Members of the project can meet in this room, exchange ideas, socialize and hack code. The conference provides the infrastructure. Applications for developer rooms should be submitted until March, 31st 2006. Please include the name of the project, the number of participants you are expecting and the URL of the project's web site. More information about the Call for Projects can be found here, information about developer rooms is available here. FrOSCon takes place on June, 24th and 25th 2006 in Sankt Augustin, near Bonn, Germany, and is a conference on Open Source and Free Software. It is organized by FrOSCon e.V, the department of computer science of the University of Applied Sciences Bonn-Rhein-Sieg, the Linux/Unix User Group Sankt Augustin (LUUSA) and the student body.