Matthias Kirschner: The Benefits of Free Software


Learn about the benefits of Free Software by FSFE President Matthias Kirschner on Wednesday 26 / 10.

What are the benefits of Free Software for a simple user, small business, and large organization?

What are the most common misconceptions about using Free Software?Matthias kirschner

How can Free Software help promote freedom of speech, freedom of the press and privacy?

What is the relationship between EU digital policies and Free Software and Open Standards?

What is Open Access and what services does the National Documentation Center offer to researchers and the public?

On Wednesday, 26 / 10 / 2016 at 18: 00, the above topics will be discussed at the Open Free and Open Software Entrepreneurship event at the Leonidas Zervas Amphitheater of the National Hellenic Research Foundation (NHRF) (map) Speaker of the President FSFE (Free Software Foundation Europe) Matthias Kirschner.

FSFE chairman Matthias Kirschner will spearhead the chairman of the Open Society Organization - EELAK, Diomidis Spinellis.

The aim of the workshop is to present the benefits of free software and Open Access to scientific publications and research results for citizens, organizations and businesses.

More information and the full program of the event you can see here. Participation in the workshop is free, you can declare it for the better organization of the site your participation here.

The workshop will be broadcasted live on the Internet at: http://half.ekt.gr / live

Conference Program:

18:00-18:10

Γεωργία Τζένου (Enterprise Europe Network-Hellas, ΕΚΤ)
Innovation & Technology Transfer Services for Small and Medium Enterprises

18:10-18:15

Diomidis Spinelis, President of EELAK

PM18:15-1PM9:00

Matthias Kirschner (President of FSFE)

Common misunderstandings about Free Software: How individuals, companies, governmental and non-governmental organizations can use the full potential of Free Software

19:00-19:30

Haris Georgiadis (National Documentation Center)
SearchCulture.gr - Central access to open cultural digital content

19:30-19:45

Marina Aggelaki (National Documentation Center)
Open Content & ECB Service ePublishing

19:45-20:15

Polina Malaja (FSFE legal team Coordinator)
DSM, EIF, RED: Acronyms on the EU level and why they matter for software freedom

20:15-20:45

Panagiotis Kranidiotis

Free - Open Software and Business


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