September 26, 2007
This Saturday, September 29, Bradley M. Kuhn will give a keynote address at Ohio LinuxFest 2007. Kuhn is Chief Technology Officer of the Software Freedom Law Center (SFLC) and President of the Software Freedom Conservancy.
This year’s Ohio LinuxFest will be held September 28 through September 30 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center (GCCC). Admission to the Ohio LinuxFest is free, though an All-Conference pass is also available for $65 to attendees who wish to help offset the costs of putting on the conference.
Kuhn’s talk will focus on the movement for software freedom and the role that licensing structures play in preserving freedom for computer users. The speech will be given at 6:05pm on Saturday, September 29. Earlier in the day, SFLC and the Software Freedom Conservancy will share a booth in the expo area of the conference.
The Ohio LinuxFest is a free, grassroots conference for the Linux and Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) community. Started in 2003 as a large meeting between Linux User Groups, the Ohio LinuxFest has grown into an major conference that brings software freedom enthusiasts together from all over the world.
About the Software Freedom Conservancy
The Software Freedom Conservancy, founded by the Software Freedom Law Center in March 2006, provides Free and Open Source Software developers the benefits of being a nonprofit organization, without the burden of excessive administrative work. The Conservancy provides free financial and administrative services for its member software projects, allowing individual developers to focus their efforts on writing software.