The first annual FSF Associate Membership meeting, MIT Campus, Cambridge, MA
The first annual FSF Associate Membership meeting took place from 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM on Saturday 15 March 2003 at MIT in Cambridge, MA, USA.
The event was held on the MIT campus in Building 1, Room 190.
Schedule for the 2003 Associate Membership Meeting
Saturday 15 March 2003
Cambridge, MA, USA
MIT, Building 1, Room 190
10:00 - 10:30 Continental Breakfast (provided) 10:30 - 12:00 FSF Program Staff Presentation, followed by Q&A Overview - Bradley M. Kuhn GPL Compliance Lab - DavidNovalisTurner GNU Press - LisaOpusGoldstein Free Software Directory - Janet Casey FSF/GNU Computing Infrastructure - Paul Fisher Digital Speech - Ravi Khanna 12:00 - 1:30 Lunch (provided, but donations to cover cost are requested.) During Lunch there will be an informal GPG Key Signing party. 1:30 - 2:15 GNU General Public License: The Next Generation Eben Moglen, Board Member and General Counsel of FSF Professor of Law & Legal History at Columbia Law School Foundation General Counsel, Eben Moglen, will discuss the future of the GPL, outlining the process for development of GPL version 3, and describing the challenges we face in making and adopting the next generation GPL. 2:15 - 3:00 The Legacy of Computer Science Gerald Jay Sussman, FSF Board Member Matsushita Professor of Electrical Engineering Massachusetts Institute of Technology We have witnessed and participated in great advances, in transportation, in computation, in communication, and in biotechnology. But the advances that look like giant steps to us will pale into insignificance by contrast to the even bigger steps in the future. Prof. Sussman will present and defend his viewpoint that Computer Science is not a science, and its ultimate significance has little to do with computers. The computer revolution is a revolution in the way we think and in the way we express what we think. 3:00 - 3:10 Break 3:10 - 3:50 Q&A with FSF Leadership, including: Geoffrey S. Knauth FSF Board Member Bradley M. Kuhn FSF Executive Director Eben Moglen FSF Board Member & General Counsel Henri Poole FSF Board Member Richard M. Stallman FSF President Gerald J. Sussman FSF Board Member 3:50 - 4:00 Break 4:00 - 5:00 Copyright Versus Community in the Age of Computer Networks Richard M. Stallman Founder and President of FSF 5:00 - Dinner
- The members in the morning prepare for a fun day in the classroom.
- Another shot at the morning.
- Bradley Kuhn, Lisa Opus, Janet, Ravi in the morning session.
- Bradley Kuhn looking good in the morning presentation for the Associate Members:)
- Gerry Sussman talks about the legacy of computer science.
- Eben Moglen talks about GPL v3.0 in the afternoon session.
- Eben Moglen again.
- RMS joins the party in the afternoon.
- RMS, Brad, Eben, Gerry together.
- Another shot at the afternoon session.
- RMS listening.
- RMS smiling.