Second Annual International Copyleft Conference

February 3, 2020 in Brussels, Belgium

This will be the second annual International Copyleft Conference. Participants from throughout the copyleft world — developers, strategists, enforcement organizations, scholars and critics — will be welcomed for an in-depth, high bandwidth, and expert-level discussion about the day-to-day details of using copyleft licensing, obstacles facing copyleft and the future of copyleft as a strategy to advance and defend software freedom for users and developers around the world.

Who’s organizing this? Software Freedom Conservancy is a not-for-profit charity that helps promote, improve, develop, and defend Free, Libre, and Open Source Software (FLOSS) projects. Conservancy provides a non-profit home and infrastructure for FLOSS projects. Conservancy is one of the few organizations currently working on enforcement of the GPL, the world’s most popular copyleft license.

This event will provide a friendly and safe place for discussion of all aspects of copyleft, including as a key strategy for defending software freedom! Your sponsorship will help make this a sustainable annual event, that can welcome students and scholars at a minimal cost. Any questions about financial, coffee break or in-kind sponsorship options should be directed to contact@copyleftconf.org.

EXTENDED! The 2020 Call for Proposals is now open!