Software Freedom Day is a global event developed by the Software Freedom International (SFD) which aims to promote and celebrate Free and Open Source Softwares (FOSS). It aims to empower the people to create and share in a digital world that is participatory, transparent, and sustainable. Now, 8Layer Technologies, Inc. and 8Layer Academy in partnership with Bicol University Main Campus and Polangui Campus and with the support of the local government unit of Albay through Gov. Joey Salceda, altogether, will be bringing Software Freedom Day to Bicol.
This will be held on September 19, 2015 at the Albay Astrodome, Province of Albay bannering the theme “Infinite FOSSibilities”, Software Freedom Day Bicol will be a gathering of thousands of students and academe personnel from different universities all over the region to attend the biggest IT event geared on the improvement and progress of the society. This solidifies the objective of the 8Layer Academy which is to empower citizens by offering people everywhere the opportunity to advance their careers, lead in their professions, develop their personal passions or simply learn something new by learning through the collaboration of the community, academe, government and corporations.
Intel, Fragranze PH, Ginger and Sage, Corporate Partners: MaraLabs, Web Ninja Technologies Services, Epson Philippines
Protees Project, MSI ECS, Iontech. Organization Partner: DOST ICTO, GONegosyo, CEMIT, ACCESS. Community partner: Kahel OS, Drupal Pilipinas, Raspberry Pi Philippines, Ubuntu PH, Mozilla PH and FOSS PH. Media Partners: Inventiv, Vigattin Radio, UNTV, and WazzupPilipinas.com
Other Software Freedom Day Celebrations are SFD PUP by the Computer Engineering Department ACCESS and CEMIT, SFD Univeristy of Makati by the Computer Studies Department and Computer Professionals Union SFD Cebu in University of San Carlos organized by IdeaLab.
Event details: Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at (02) 706 – 0501
Read more about the software freedom Day article from DOST ICTO http://icto.dost.gov.ph/a-new-kind-of-freedom-software-freedom-day/