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February 2013


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  • is an open source conference, considered one of the most prestigious in the southern hemisphere. Every year open source geeks from across the globe gather in Australia to meet their fellow technologists, share the latest ideas and innovations, and spend a week collaborating on free, open source software projects.

    A group of enthusiastic Canberrans are hosting in January, 2013. This is Canberra's centenary year, making it a particularly significant year for the city. Canberra last hosted the conference in 2005. Eight years on, we are delighted that the conference is returning to Canberra. We have gathered a strongly motivated team to run the conference, and 2013 will be a conference to remember.

    01/28/2013 - 02/02/2013
    Canberra, Australia
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  • Puppet Camps are community-oriented, regional gatherings of Puppet users and developers. You will have the opportunity to talk to a diverse group of Puppet users, benefit from presentations delivered by prominent community members, and be able to share experiences and discuss potential implementations of Puppet with your peers.

    01/31/2013 - 02/01/2013
    Gent, Belgium
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  • Where: HacDC (1525 Newton St NW, Washington, DC 20010)

    HacDC will be hosting one of many, self-organized, global hackathons to memorialize the late Aaron Swartz (November 8, 1986 – January 11, 2013).

    Participants will be asked to advance solutions to issues that were near to Aaron's heart.

    Possible activities for the day include furthering work on his repositories, opening access to information belonging in the public domain, developing or contributing to countermeasures to Internet censorship, and exploring code-driven methods to enhance social justice through access to data.

    02/02/2013 - 02/03/2013
    Washington, DC
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  • FOSDEM is a free event that offers open source communities a place to meet, share ideas, and collaborate.

    It is renowned for being highly developer-oriented and brings together 5000+ geeks from all over the world.

    02/02/2013 - 02/03/2013
    Brussels, Belgium
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  • Time: 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    Place: Silver Spring Civic Building, One Veteran's Plaza, Silver Spring, MD 20910

    See the event link for the meeting agenda.

    Silver Spring, MD
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  • Free event - Pitch your open source project

    + Guest speaker Sander van der Waal from the Open Knowledge Foundation on "10 Sustainability Models Around Free and Open Source Software."

    London, United Kingdom
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  • Australia and New Zealand have seen exponential growth in the use of the Drupal content management platform for building rich, social and highly scalable websites in recent years. With a strong Drupal community Downunder, the Drupal Association is launching DrupalCon Sydney to not only bring current users together to share their knowledge and expertise, but also to invite and educate new Drupalers into this vibrant and active community.

    The conference will take place at the Crowne Plaza Coogee Beach with the theme of "Growing Drupal Downunder." Held a few steps from the sands of Coogee Beach in the height of Sydney’s summer, this world-class event will be essential to attend for any organisation Downunder already using, or considering using Drupal as their content management platform.

    02/06/2013 - 02/09/2013
    Sydney, Australia
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  • Monthly FOSS User-Group meeting
    This months topics include:
    * 15 years ago, a FOSS milestone: Netscape Communicator (Feb. 4th, 1998)
    * Fotoxx's new look slide show tricks, and uncurling a book page.
    * Are netbooks coming or going?
    * Android Linux on a $60 tablet computer!

    Natick, MA
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  • This is one of TriLUG's monthly meetings and will feature a presentation from Nathan Flowers about Wireshark.

    Raleigh, NC
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  • FOSS Fair is an unconference or BarCamp style event completely driven by the participants. Any topic relating to Free and Open Source Software is welcome.

    Raleigh, NC
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  • Our Monthly meeting for beginners and not so beginners who want to learn and discuss things about Linux and open source. All welcome and you just need to come along between 12.00 and 16.00. (Note the sign at the entrance regarding access to the building.)

    VPAC, 110 Victoria Street Carlton South
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  • Nullcon, an international security conferencee, brings hackers, researchers and eminent information security professionals together under one roof to collaborate, present, and discuss issues related to IT security.

    02/22/2013 - 03/02/2013
    Goa, India
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  • SCALE 11X – the 11th annual Southern California Linux Expo – takes place on February 22-24, 2013, at the Hilton Los Angeles Airport hotel. As the first-of-the-year Linux/Open Source software expo in North America, SCALE 11X expects to host more than 100 exhibitors this year, along with presenting more than 70 speakers.

    This year we will be turning your favorite open-conference up to 11 with an expanded set of co-located conferences and special events such as DevOps Day Los Angeles, the MySQL Community Conference, and many more.

    02/22/2013 - 02/24/2013
    Los Angeles, CA
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  • Connect with citizens throughout the country who are passionate about technology and their communities. Together with our friends, colleagues and neighbors, we’ll Code Across America in service to the places where we live.

    Code Across America is a multi-day event that any municipality or community can join, big or small, beginner or expert. Individuals and groups can Code Across America through virtual and in-person activities around the country.

    02/22/2013 - 02/24/2013
    United States
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  • Open Data Day is a gathering of citizens in cities around the world to write applications, liberate data, create visualizations, and publish analyses using open public data to show support for and encourage the adoption open data policies by the world's local, regional and national governments.

    Cities around the world
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  • Developer Conference is a yearly conference for all Linux and JBoss Developers, Admins and Linux users organized by Red Hat Czech Republic, the Fedora and JBoss Community. 2012 DevConf had 60 talks in 3 different tracks and additional to that 3 more rooms with workshops and hackfests. With around 600 participants is one of the biggest events about free software in the Czech Republic.

    02/23/2013 - 02/24/2013
    Brno, Czech Republic
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  • ApacheCon brings developers and users together to explore key issues in building open source solutions "The Apache Way". With hundreds of thousands of applications deploying Apache Software Foundaiton (ASF) products and code contributions by more than 3,500 committers from around the world, the Apache community is recognized as among the most robust, successful, and respected in open source.

    The 2013 conference theme is “Open Source Community Leadership Drives Enterprise-Grade Innovation”, focusing on professionally-directed, relevant presentations that demonstrate real-world solutions to specific challenges. All sessions are selected by members of Apache Project Management Committees, and are presented by an internationally-recognized roster of speakers and trainers.

    02/26/2013 - 02/28/2013
    Portland, OR
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