Swiss Open Source Activities

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Fri Apr 18 11:24:26 UTC 2008

Latest information about what is going on in Switzerland in the Open Source Community.

I feel the FreeBSD community should also get involved!


Call for Participation
OpenExpo: September 24 and 25, 2008 in Zurich


Hackontest is a 24 hour programming competition between teams of three open source software projects. The event takes place at OpenExpo on September 24/25, 2008 in Zurich, Switzerland.

CH Open Source Award 2008:

The awards at a glance 
Swissness Award 

This award encourages a FOSS project with relevant Swiss participation. 

Business Award 

This award goes to a FOSS service providers, the above competently and generously FOSS projects supported or proprietary software under an open-source license frees. 

Pioneer Award 

This is a company or public institution to be awarded, the FOSS over proprietary software, and gives preference to the use of FOSS to lead by example. 

Advocacy Award 

This award goes to a person, especially to the promotion of FOSS deserves to be funded. 

Youth Award 

With this prize, the young should be encouraged. The award goes to a person in training, in this framework for FOSS use, whether in the training topics or teaching at the site itself.

Training session in 2008:

Date: Saturday, 24 May 2008 

Place: EB Zurich Cantonal vocational school for further education, training centre for adults BiZE, Riesbachstrasse 11 8008 Zurich 

Cost: CHF 120.00 (including conference documents, CD-ROM Ubuntu Swiss Remix, without lunch) 

Registration: to 28 April of 2008 on WEB

Salvatore Albanese
Sr COnsultant
CP 210
6576 Gerra (Gambarogno) TI

Tel  +41 91 859 0730
Fax +41 91 859 0731
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