Software Freedom Day

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Join us at our annual celebration of free software. This year's schedule includes talks on: free software for smart phones, protecting your privacy, how to contribute to free software (you don't need to be a techie), and how to make money with free software.

Beginners, experts and everyone in between are welcome to this free event!

Interested in giving a lightning talk? We'd love to hear from you.

Light breakfast and lunch provided by our sponsors. We will have vegan and gluten-free options too. Thank you RedHat and Akamai!

The after-party will be at Hitwicket ( ) at 1172 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, starting around 5:30pm. Note, drinks and food purchases at Hitwicket are on your own.


9am - 9:30 breakfast, coffee and networking (Sponsored by RedHat. Thank you RedHat!)

9:30am- 10:45am: F-Droid, The Free As In Freedom Replacement for Google's "Play" App Store (Dave Thompson of FSF)

10:55am - 12:10: Crypto Party (Pirate Party of Massachusetts)

12:10 - 1:30pm: lunch (Provided by Akamai, vegan and gluten-free options available. Thanks Akamai!)

1:30pm - 2:50pm: Contributing to Free Software (Shauna Gordon-McKeon of Open Hatch)

2:50 - 3pm: short break

3pm - 4:15 pm: How to Make Money with Free Software (Panel)

4:30pm - 5pm: lightning talks

5:30pm: after-party at Hitwicket (1172 Cambridge Street, Cambridge)