I'm sending this on behalf of Sebastian Bergmann, one of the organizers of FrOSCon:
The first Free and Open Source Conference "FrOSCon" takes place on 24th and 25th June 2006 in St. Augustin, near Bonn, Germany, Organized by a committed team, it aims to become a significant event for free software in the Rhineland. The conference is hosted by the faculty of computer science of the University of Applied Sciences Bonn-Rhein-Sieg in collaboration with the student body and the Linux/Unix User Group St. Augustin.
In a Call for Papers , the organizers ask for submission of contributions. A broad variety of topics concerning free and open source software is desired. Particularly welcome are contributions about programming languages, free software on the desktop, security, systems administration and networks. Aspects of free software in busincess and industry are also a focus of the conference.
Contributions can be submitted in English or German and should summarize the intended talk concisely and succinctly; talks should range from 45 to 60 minutes in length. Deadline for submission is 15th March 2006.
-- Sebastian Bergmann http://www.sebastian-bergmann.de/ GnuPG Key: 0xB85B5D69 / 27A7 2B14 09E4 98CD 6277 0E5B 6867 C514 B85B 5D69