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National FOSS Conference Scheduled for Romania in May

Apr 19, 2007, 21:45 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Bruce Byfield)

"eLiberatica, the first national Romanian conference on free and open source software (FOSS), is scheduled for May 18-19 in the city of Braşov. The conference is the result of 18 months of planning by Lucian Savluc, a Romanian immigrant to Canada, assisted by FOSS licensing consultant Zak Greant. The goal is nothing less than unifying FOSS promotion throughout Romania and encouraging its adoption by business through grassroots organization. The goal, says Greant, 'is to help build a broad, sustainable, effective free and open source movement in Romania that includes programmers, university students, and business people.'

"The conference was born when Savluc and Greant started brainstorming about a project that would employ all of Suvlac's skills..."

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