[FOSDEM] Call for Participation: FOSDEM 2015 Open Source Design devroom
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Mon Oct 20 18:41:35 CEST 2014
This is the Call for Participation for the FOSDEM 2015 Open Source Design devroom. We invite you to send in your submissions about design work on free, libre and open source projects.
FOSDEM is the Free and Open source Software Developers’ European Meeting, a free and non-commercial two-day weekend event that offers open source contributors a place to meet, share ideas and collaborate.
For the first time this year, there will be a design devroom at FOSDEM: a full day of talks around design work on free, libre and open source projects. The Open Source Design devroom will take place on Sunday, February 1st.
We mean ‘design’ in the broadest sense, from user research, to interface and interaction design, typography, and usability testing – all in the context of open source projects, which we believe introduces unique challenges.
Designers, and developers working with designers (or on a design-minded project) are welcome to submit proposals.
What and how to submit
RECORDING AND LICENSING:
It is quite likely that the talks in the Open Source Design devroom will be audio and video recorded. By submitting a proposal you consent to be recorded and agree to license the content of your talk under a Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY) license.
30-minute presentations (we are leaving 15 minutes for questions and discussion).
1st December 2014
HOW TO SUBMIT:
All submissions are made in the Pentabarf event planning tool at
When submitting your talk in Pentabarf, make sure to select the ‘Open source design devroom’ as the ‘Track’.
If you already have a Pentabarf account from a previous year, please reuse it: create an account if, and only if, you don’t have one from a previous year. If you have any issues with Pentabarf, do not despair: contact belenbarrospena at gmail dot com
WHO COORDINATES THIS OPEN SOURCE DESIGN DEVROOM THING?
Belén Barros Pena
Bastian Ilsø Hougaard
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