[FOSDEM] Some FOSDEM speakers revealed

Christophe Vandeplas cvandeplas at fosdem.org
Sat Nov 18 19:06:54 CET 2006

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Sven Aerts wrote:
> Hi Christophe,
> cf your email:
> On 18 Nov 2006, at 17:34, Christophe Vandeplas wrote:
>> We are proud to announce the first list of speakers that will be present
>> at the FOSDEM 2007 Conference, Brussels (Belgium).
>> First of all Jim Gettys, the Vice President of Software at OLPC, will
>> speak about the One Laptop Per Child project during either the keynote or
>> the closing talk.
> we'd like to join Jim Gettys'conference.
> We've initiated the Youth Flanking initiative to the OLPC.
> In may 2006, some 25 youth leaders from 15 EU countries gathered in 
> Ankara-Turkey in a workshop on IT4YI - Information/internet Technologies for 
> Youth Initiatives.
> Can you tell us when and where we might fit in to talk about our initiative?

Hello Sven

Unfortunately we can't plan one of your initiatives into the main tracks.
But we do have a place where you could hold a speech, this place is
called the Lightning Talks.

These are talks of 15 minutes where projects can get the chance of
presenting themselves to attract new developers. Soon there will be a
call for papers concerning these talks. Keep an eye on the
FOSDEM at lists.fosdem.org mailinglist (http://lists.fosdem.org) to get the

Sincerely Yours,


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