Debian Day – Columbia NYU – this Sunday 8/1 #nyc #linux

debconf10Debian Day, a free and open event to kick off the weeklong DebConf10, will take place from 9:30 AM to 6:30 PM on Sunday, August 1, 2010 at Columbia University, New York City, New York.
After ten editions in nine different countries spanning four continents, and for the first time in the United States, the Debian project is holding their annual Debian Developer conference, DebConf, at Columbia University in New York City. DebConf includes Debian Day, when it opens its doors to the general public. Debian Day kicks off DebConf, is free of charge, and open for everybody interested in Free Software. During this event, there will be a full day of talks on several subjects such as free software in government, design and free software, free software advocacy as well as string of talks about the Debian project and operating system.