[floss-cec] Fwd: [Fsf-friends] Science, Education and Learning in Freedom, and gnowledge portal launch

  • From: "Githin Alapatt" <githin@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: floss-cec@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sun, 14 Jan 2007 11:56:50 +0530

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From: Nagarjuna G. <nagarjun@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Jan 13, 2007 11:37 AM
Subject: [Fsf-friends] Science, Education and Learning in Freedom, and
gnowledge portal launch
To: fsf-friends@xxxxxxxxxxxxx


A one day conference on "Science, Education and Learning in Freedom
(SELF)" is being organized by Homi Bhabha Centre for Science
Education, TIFR on 2nd February 2007, at Homi Bhabha Auditorium, Tata
Institute of Fundamental Research, Colaba, Mumbai, India.

At this conference distinguished speakers from around the world will
talk about free software, free knowledge and open standards,
specifically in the context of science and education.  On the same
occasion, a multilingual community portal (gnowledge.org) of free
knowledge for education, developed by the computer laboratory of
HBCSE, TIFR will also be launched.  A snapshop version of the portal
will be distributed on a DVD at the conferencee, which includes
offline content of wikipedia.org.

The conference will take place from 9am till 6pm, and will have four
main sessions.

   * Inauguration and Launching of the community portal:
     http://gnowledge.org
   * Introduction to "SELF: Science, Education and Learning in
     Freedom" European Commission Project, http://selfproject.eu
   * CopyLeft in Science, Education and Culture
   * Protecting Knowledge: Open Standards and Copyleft

The conference is open for registration.  Please read the full
announcement, list of speakers, schedule, venue, registration details
etc. at http://self.gnowledge.org/.

Please circulate this information to your friends, put it up on your notice
boards.

Thanks
--
SELF Conference Team
Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education
Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
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