“Free Software and a Free Digital Society” 

Date:  Friday, 22 May 2015

Location: Natural History Museum of Crete, Sofokli Venizelou Av., Heraklion, Crete

Coordinator:     Evgenia Smyrnaki
16:00 - 16:30   Registration
16:30 - 16:40   Welcome Speeches - Region of Crete, Municipality of Heraklion, Heraklion Chamber of Commerce, Technical Educational Institute of Crete
16:40 - 16:50   “30 Years of Computer Science and Engineering: Putting Crete on the Technology Map” -  Prof. Panos Tsakalides, Head, Computer Science Department, University of Crete
16:50 - 17:10    “Computer Science Education” - Dr. Polyvios Pratikakis, Assistant Researcher, FORTH-ICS & Visiting Professor, University of Crete
17:10 - 17:20    “Units of excellence – Free software seminars and code-schools” - Evgenia Smyrnaki, University of Crete  
17:20 - 17:30    “Free Software in Education” -  Leonidas Papadakis
17:30 - 17:40    “Hacking, learning, and sharing in practice” - Gina Panopoulou,  toLabaki Hackerspace
17:40 - 17:50    “Side Effects of Free Software” - Dr. Jann Kruse, Researcher, University of Crete, Fellow of the FSFE
17:50 - 18:10    Coffee Break
18:10     “A Free Digital Society”  - Dr. Richard M. Stallman, Founder and President, Free Software Foundation

Organized by: University of Crete
Sponsors:       Algosystems S.A., Cytech Ltd, Hellenic Association of Mobile Application Companies, O.T.S. – Open Technologies Services S.A., Tophost.gr , Virtual Trip Ltd, Webcare
Supporters:     Greek Free/Open Source Software Society, Free Software Foundation Europe, CommonsFest, To Labaki – Hackerspace, Cretan Union of Rural Tourism and Agrotourism
Event Language: English
More Information: http://www.ucnet.uoc.gr/rms

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