[Air-l] Fwd: [Freesw] CFP WFS2006 - 7th INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP ON FREE SOFTWARE - Porto Alegre (Brazil)

Jeremy Hunsinger jhuns at vt.edu
Mon Jan 23 06:09:41 PST 2006



Begin forwarded message:

> From: Olivier Berger <olivier.berger at int-evry.fr>
> Date: January 23, 2006 9:07:27 AM EST
> To: freesw at conecta.it
> Subject: [Freesw] CFP WFS2006 - 7th INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP ON FREE  
> SOFTWARE	- Porto Alegre (Brazil)
> Reply-To: mailing list dedicated to free software/libre software  
> discussion <freesw at conecta.it>
>
> Hi.
>
> (as usual, my apologies for any cross-postings)
>
> Please feel free to circulate this call for papers.
>
> Hope to see you in Porto Alegre, to share enthusiasm for Software  
> Livre in Brazil :)
>
> ---------------------------------------
>
> CFP WFS2006 - 7th INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP ON FREE SOFTWARE - Porto  
> Alegre (Brazil)
>
>
>          WFS2006 - 7th INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP ON FREE SOFTWARE
>          AS PART OF THE FREE SOFTWARE INTERNATIONAL FORUM 2006
>              Porto Alegre, RS (Brazil) - April 19-22, 2006
>                 Sponsored by Brazilian Computer Society
>                  CALL FOR PAPERS of INTERNATIONAL TRACK
>
> Free software (aka Libre Software, or OpenSource Software), has gained
> tremendous momentum all over the world, and is recognised as one of  
> the
> major trends of the software industry, as well as an example for
> creation and diffusion of all intellectual goods in a networked  
> economy,
> drawing ne models for the Information Society.
>
> Still businesses or organisations, governments or individual users  
> need
> to clarify their views concerning adoption or participation to the
> development of Free Software.
>
> Beyond anecdotal success or failure of some particular Free Software
> projects, which will attract the media attention, researchers are
> studying the complex mix of technical, economical and social factors
> that regulate laws of the Libre Software projects and communities.
>
> The 7th International Workshop on Free Software (WFS2006), which  
> will be
> co-located with the International Free Software Forum 2006, intends to
> present and discuss the developments and research activities  
> related to
> libre software carried out in academia and industry. Three main  
> tracks :
> National, International and Free Software in
> Universities, will provide the attendance with a good mix of  
> foundational
> works and return on experience.
>
> Authors are invited to submit papers describing finished or under
> development work related to relevant aspects of libre software. Topics
> of interest include, but are not limited to:
>
>       * Free software-based research;
>       * Comparing and evaluating free software solutions against
>         proprietary solutions;
>       * Adaptation and expansion of free software;
>       * Academic experimentations using free software;
>       * Use of free software in education;
>       * Emerging technologies supported by free software;
>       * Operating system distributions;
>       * Networks and distributed systems;
>       * Free software on databases, imaging processing, computer
>         graphics;
>       * Free software for artificial intelligence;
>       * Digital inclusion;
>       * E-government and free software;
>       * E-Commerce and free software;
>       * Public digital services;
>       * Regional integration, and globalization.
>
> Accepted papers will be included in the WFS 2006 proceedings. At least
> one author of each accepted paper should register to the event and be
> present at WFS2006 to present the work in one of the three .
>
> PAPER SUBMISSION
>
> Papers should be written in English and formatted following the
> Brazilian Computer Society style. Paper templates are available at
> https://submissoes.sbc.org.br/templates
>
> Papers are limited to 8 pages. Authors should submit their work
> registering the paper and uploading a PDF file through the electronic
> submission Web site at https://submissoes.sbc.org.br/home.cgi?c=281
>
> IMPORTANT DATES
>
>         Paper submission due: February 20, 2006
>         Notification of acceptance: March 13, 2006
>         Camera-ready due: March 17, 2006
>
> GENERAL CHAIR:
>
>         Adenauer Corrêa Yamin (UCPEL/UFPEL), Brazil
>
> TECHNICAL PROGRAM COMMITTEE CHAIR:
>
>         Olivier Berger (GET/INT), France
>
> TECHNICAL PROGRAM COMMITTEE:
>
>         being defined
>
> Permanent address of this CFP :
> http://fisl.softwarelivre.org/7.0/www/?q=en/node/88
>
> ---------------------------------------
>
>
> P.S.: mirror of this CFP in my blog at
> http://www-inf.int-evry.fr/~olberger/weblog/?p=72 (including comments
> facility).
>
> -- 
> Olivier BERGER <olivier.berger at int-evry.fr>
> Ingénieur Recherche - Dept INF
> INT Evry (http://www.int-evry.fr)
> OpenPGP-Id: 1024D/6B829EEC
>
>
>
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