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Kerala/Georg C. F. Greve

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Free Software Cell of College of Engineering, Trivandrum is organizing a talk of Mr Georg C. F. Greve on 12th June, 2007 (tuesday) at Electronics Department Seminar Hall at 3:15 PM. He will be talking about "Free Software and Science"

All are Invited.

Georg C.F. Greve

President, Free Software Foundation Europe

In early 2001, Georg Greve initiated the Free Software Foundation Europe (FSFE, FSF Europe), the first Free Software Foundation outside the United States of America and the largest transnational Free Software Foundation so far. Construction and coordination of FSFE as European non-governmental organisation, as well as its integration and coordination in global context was the focus of his work in the past years. Georg writes in the "Brave GNU World," a monthly column on free software published on the Internet in as many as 10 languages, and in international magazines including the German Linux-Magazin.

The range of Georg's activities spanned areas like technology, politics, society, and economy as well as classical management. Among other things, Georg Greve was invited as an expert to the "Commission on Intellectual Property Rights" of the UK government or represented the coordination circle of German Civil Society during the first phase of the United Nations (UN) World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) as part of the German governmental delegation; he also furthered networking the Civil Society working groups on European level as well as for the thematic working group on Patents, Copyrights, Trademarks (PCT) and Free Software.