FOSS for scientists devroom at FOSDEM 2013

Dear All,

A day-long session (“devroom”) on Free/Libre and Open Source Software (FLOSS) for scientists will be held during the next FOSDEM conference, Brussels, 2-3 February 2013 (

We aim at having a dozen or two short talks introducing projects, advertising brand new features of established tools, discussing issues relevant to the development of software for scientific computing, and touching on the interdependence of FLOSS and open science.

You can find more info on the call for talks at:

The deadline for sending talk proposals is December 16th 2012.

Please send your submissions or comments to:

Please do forward this message to anyone potentially interested. Please also let us know if you have any suggestions for what would you like to hear about in the devroom.

Looking forward to meeting you in Brussels.
Thanks in advance.

The conveners,
Sylwester Arabas, Juan Antonio Añel, Christos Siopis

P.S. There are open calls for main-track talks, lightning talks, and stands at FOSDEM as well, see: