First Workshop on Computational Linguistics at USP-SP

The FLOSS Competence Center CCSL supported the first Workshop on Computational Linguistics at USP-SP. The event, held on November 10, 2009, brought together professors, researchers and students from different units of the São Paulo campus of University of São Paulo, especially FFLCH, Poli and IME, for a course of lectures and discussions on the subject. A consensus among participants was the need to promote better interaction and collaboration between researchers from the different institutes, as well as providing a shared repository of resources and free tools.

Communion Knowledge vs Intellectual Property: legal dilemmas


Title: Communion Knowledge vs Intellectual Property: legal dilemmas
Speaker: Prof. Dr. Juliano Maranhão
Time: 14:00
Place: IME-USP Auditorium Antonio Gilioli
Date: Thursday, 10/29/09

CCSL invites to the lecture of Prof.. Dr. Juliano Maranhão, Faculty of Law of USP, with the title: Knowledge vs. Communion. Intellectual Property: legal dilemmas.

29/Oct (2009), 12:00 - 29/Oct (2009), 14:00

QualiPSo organized the first ever FLOSS Competence Centres Summit to foster Open Source adoption worldwide

The Open World Forum brought together all the key players from the world of Free, Libre and Open Source Software (FLOSS). The main theme of the forum was to ensure that open software plays an active role in the digital recovery.

Paris, October 2nd - As part of the Open World Forum, France hosted the first International FLOSS Competence Centres Summit.

Agile Meeting 2009

On October 10th and 11th, the University of São Paulo will host the  Agile Meeting, one of the largest agile methods events in Brazil. This year, hundreds of professionals and students will attend the meeting, who will be in touch with some of the main brazilian figures in agile software development as well as with international guests of worldwide recognition in the agile community.

The Linux-libre project


Title: The Linux-libre project
Speaker: Alexandre Oliva
Time: 15h00
Place: IME-USP Room B-144
Date: Friday, 09/25/09

Abstract: Linux-libre is a project that aims to publish and maintain 100% free linux distributions, removing software that is usually included without source code, with obfuscated source code, under non-free licences and software that suggests or requires the installation and use of additional non-free software.

25/Sep (2009), 12:00 - 25/Sep (2009), 13:30