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Free, Libre and Open Source Software: Meeting of the Intergroup on Free Software and New Media

Event
Intergroup meeting
Date
7 July 2011 from 10:00 to 11:45
Place
room N 3.2
European Parliament, Strasbourg
07.07.2011

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The meeting of the Intergroup on Free Software and New Media of 7th July will be entirely devoted to the issue of Free, Libre and Open Source Software.

The Intergroup will welcome Mr. Karsten Gerloff from the Free Software Foundation Europe (based in Germany) and Ms. Jeanne Tadeusz from APRIL (France) - together they will give an introduction to Free Software, and an outline of the main economic, political and legal challenges ahead :

  • Why Freedom matters: an introduction to Free Software
  • Free Software and public administrations
  • Public procurement: How to save money through sustainable competition
  • Next actions: what Europe needs to do now


Please note that interpretation will be provided in EN-DE-FR.