The International Research and Practice Conference “FOSS Lviv-2016” will take place in Ivan Franko National University of Lviv on April, 19 – 22.
The conference is targeted at following directions:
- Free/Open software in education;
- Free/Open software in science;
- Free/Open software for business;
- Free/Open software at home.
Conference working languages are Ukrainian, Russian, Belarusian, Polish and English.
Developers, users, IT-managers and everybody interested in using free/open source software are invited to take part.
Tasks of FOSS Lviv-2016 are to provide effective communication and information exchange, to discuss the development perspectives of free / open source software in business, science and education, to initiate new projects of FOSS usage. Presentations and discussions are running on practical aspects of the development and uptake of software, as well as on decrease of the information systems licensing costs.
The participation in the Conference is free of charge. It is necessary to register before April 19, 2016 to take part in it (please visit the about page for more details).
Abstracts are to be submitted before April 10, 2015 to be published in the printed book of the conference materials; abstracts submitted after this date but before April 15, 2016 will be included only into the pdf-file of the conference materials.
For participants who will not be able to come to the city for a conference , the Internet section of the conference is going to be organized by means of BigBlueButton technology. Specifications for the client setup .
The test area to check the hardware and software of Internet-section will be set up on 9 and 10 of April, 2016
The Conference organizers are:
- Ivan Franko National University of L’viv;
- Lviv Linux User Group;
- National Pedagogical Dragomanov University;
- Brest State Technical University;
- "Linux Vacation / Eastern Europe" Project;
- Ukrainian Academy of Printing