LibrePlanet Canada 2020

Satellite Edition

Delta Hotel, Waterloo, Ontario
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Event Schedule

Saturday (March 14)
09:00 – 09:30
Registration and Opening Remarks
Silver Lake Ballroom
09:30 – 09:45
Welcome Address by FSF Silver Lake Ballroom
09:45 – 10:30
Free the Future Young Hackers Keynote Panel Silver Lake Ballroom
10:40 – 11:25
Digital painting with Krita on GNU/Linux: cute creature concept-art Silver Lake Ballroom A Rented future: The dangerous rise of life as a service Silver Lake Ballroom B Transparent code, secure data: Selling free software to the US Government, our bosses, and ourselves Grand River A Unconference and Hacking Grand River B
11:35 – 12:20
Keeping secrets: What you need to know about encryption Silver Lake Ballroom A Field notes from a digital rights activist Silver Lake Ballroom B How to teach students about free software Grand River A Unconference and Hacking Grand River B
12:20 – 13:35
BREAK
13:35 – 14:20
Lessons learned from cultivating free software projects and communities Silver Lake Ballroom A Font Bakery: Gathering font engineering knowledge while improving a large collection of libre fonts Silver Lake Ballroom B Free software and the environment Grand River A Unconference and Hacking Grand River B
14:30 – 15:15
Preventing the IoT Dystopia with Copyleft Silver Lake Ballroom A Bicycles as a metaphor for free software Silver Lake Ballroom B Stewarding technological freedom in agriculture Grand River A Unconference and Hacking Grand River B
15:25 – 16:10
Free software for community radio: LibreTime and other software tools Silver Lake Ballroom A Free software enables free science Silver Lake Ballroom B Diversity in free software projects: A statistical analysis Grand River A Unconference and Hacking Grand River B
16:20 – 17:05
Platform cooperativism, surveillance capitalism, predictive analysis, and you Silver Lake Ballroom A LibreOffice's tenth anniversary: The many faces of a global free software community Silver Lake Ballroom B Why do government projects struggle to produce free software? Grand River A Unconference and Hacking Grand River B
17:15 – 18:00
Keynote by FSF and Award Ceremony Silver Lake Ballroom
18:00 – 18:30
Closing Remarks
Silver Lake Ballroom
18:30 – 20:30
Socializing and Hacking
All Rooms
Sunday (March 15)
09:30 – 09:45
Welcome Address by FSF Silver Lake Ballroom
09:45 – 10:30
For us, by us: Free technology, community science, and the pursuit of environmental problem solving Silver Lake Ballroom
10:40 – 11:25
The Gandhian way to freedom and privacy Silver Lake Ballroom B Patents and freedom: Where we stand now Grand River A Unconference and Hacking Grand River B
11:35 – 12:20
Fediverse: Decentralized Social Networking and Services Silver Lake Ballroom A Free software game restoration Silver Lake Ballroom B Free software for minorities in Turkey in their own languages Grand River A Unconference and Hacking Grand River B
12:20 – 13:35
BREAK
13:35 – 14:20
Free software and the digital divide Silver Lake Ballroom A GNU Health Embedded: An introduction Silver Lake Ballroom B How to make more users love free software Grand River A Unconference and Hacking Grand River B
14:30 – 15:15
The GPL is great for companies Silver Lake Ballroom A Sugar Labs -- Past, Present, and Future Silver Lake Ballroom B The importance of free software games Grand River A Unconference and Hacking Grand River B
15:25 – 16:10
The Four Free-ums? Silver Lake Ballroom A Lightning Talks Silver Lake Ballroom B Secure Scuttlebutt: Peer-to-peer collaboration and community infrastructure Grand River A Unconference and Hacking Grand River B
16:20 – 17:05
Community healing: Re-establishing norms, trust, and truth after crises Silver Lake Ballroom A Lightning Talks Silver Lake Ballroom B Public Invention: Free hardware inventions “in the public, for the public” Grand River A Unconference and Hacking Grand River B
17:15 – 18:00
Locking the Web open: A decentralized web that can operate as free software does Silver Lake Ballroom
18:00 – 18:30
Closing Remarks
Silver Lake Ballroom
18:30 – 20:30
Socializing and Hacking
All Rooms