[Fsfe-ie] Latest on March 16th event: FOSS Means Business

Adam Moran adam at webarchitects.co.uk
Thu Feb 23 18:19:27 CET 2006

22/02/06 14:58 Ciaran O'Riordan wrote:
> Adam Moran <adam at webarchitects.co.uk> writes:
>>[ FOSS Means Business : http://foss-means-business.org/ ]


>>Also I'd be interested in the event having a talk about local and european
>>funding availability, best practice etc. -- I've copied in the Fp6 list
>>and connected-communities for their information / thoughts.
> Yes, this would be good.  The agenda is currently full:
> http://foss-means-business.org/Agenda
> But there could be some way to integrate a funding discussion into the break
> out sessions.  

ok - I'll ask around for a suitable speaker.

> I have limited, but non-zero, experience in FP6 work.

Snap. We're putting one together at the moment though with 
http://www.commedia.org.uk/ under this call: FP6-2005-IST-6 : Advanced 
search technologies for digital audio-visual content.

I think this is the last FP6 round. I've been told that FP7 is likely to 
include a lot of technology calls.


>>>Is there a list specifically for this event or is it ok to post stuff
>>>here ?
>> There is no specific list.  There is a wiki on the foss-means-business.org
>> site, and IMO discussion can happen in any part of the free software
>> community and in the wider software using community.
>>>>* raising funds for improving the event's appearance
>>>From whom and how do I get approval if I want to approach an
>>>organisation for sponsorship ?
>> The email address for this is sponsorship at foss-means-business.org
>> There is no info pack, but if you can send suggestions there, there are a
>> few people reading it (I'm on there, but I don't do too much on that side).

> That's a nice place to get listed!

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