[clug] Richard Stallman: Free Software Movement Guru

David Tulloh david.tulloh at infaze.com.au
Thu Sep 9 07:04:06 GMT 2004

I recieved this on another list and thought that it might be of some 
interest to people here.



The National Institute of Engineering and Information Sciences (NIEIS)
The Australian Computer Society (ACS)


World-renowned guru of the Free Software Movement, Richard Stallman,
will be in Australia as the guest of ACS http://www.acs.org.au in
October 2004.  Richard Stallman is delivering an ANU National Institute
Public Lecture jointly hosted by NIEIS http://ni.anu.edu.au/nieis and

Title: The Free Software Movement and the GNU/Linux Operating System
Speaker: Richard Stallman
Date: Wednesday 13 October 2004
Time: 4.00pm to 6.00pm
Venue:  Coombs Lecture Theatre, Australian National University, map
reference http://campusmap.anu.edu.au/displaybldg


Richard Stallman will speak about the goals and philosophy of the Free
Software Movement, and the status and history the GNU operating system,
which in combination with the kernel Linux is now used by tens of
millions of users world-wide.

*Intended Audience

Those interested in the free software movement and GNU.  The lecture
will last approximately 1.5 hours with ample time for discussion.

*To Attend

The event is free and open to the public.  RSVP by Friday 8 October
2004 to nieis at anu.edu.au

*More Information and Background

Richard Stallman supports and promotes the ideals of free software:

Richard Stallman has been brought to Australia by the 2004 Builder

Voucher parking for the public is at various sites on campus - the
nearest are off Fellows Road, on Liversidge Street, and at Screensound
Australia off McCoy Circuit.  See the parking map for details:

Alternatively visitors can park in pay parking on London Circuit and
walk to Fellows Road (approx 10 mins).


Heather Slater, Executive Officer, National Institute of Engineering and 
Information Sciences (NIEIS), Building 115, Australian National 
University, Canberra ACT 0200
Phone 02 6125 6601, Fax 02 6125 8824
ANU CRICOS Provider Number - 00120C

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