Past Engagements

Conference Program:

9:00am Registration

9:35am Welcome from Eben Moglen

9:50am License Compliance Dispute Resolution with panelists including Eileen Evans of HP, Terry Ilardi of IBM, Rob Tiller of Red Hat, Jim Wright of Oracle, David Marr of Qualcomm Technologies, John Sullivan of Free Software Foundation, and Karen Copenhaver of Linux Foundation.

11:20am A discussion of Community Trademark Policies with Shane Curcuru of Apache Software Foundation, Nathan Betzen of Kodi, and Neil McGovern of Debian.

12:15pm Lunch

1:30pm Observing Community Anniversaries: 30 years of FSF, 10 years of OIN, 5 years of with Eben Moglen, Keith Bergelt, John Sullivan, and Mishi Choudhary.

2:30pm Coffee break

2:45pm Technology demonstrations: FreedomBox, with Eben Moglen and project lead Sunil Mohan Adapa.

3:55pm Non-Profit Organizations – Free Software Fiscal Sponsorship and Administrative Collaboration; New Ideas in 501(c)(3) Creation, with Eben Moglen and Mishi Choudhary.

4:45pm Free Software Now: Closing remarks by Mishi Choudhary.

All this, and more: free as in beer and also as in freedom. Lunch will be provided. NYS Bar members will be eligible for free CLE credit via on-site registration. If you have questions, or need other assistance, please contact No pre-registration is required, but if you haven’t already, an RSVP is appreciated.

CLE materials are available at

If you can’t join us in person, you can catch the live stream at