May 10 2012   1:56PM GMT

Women FLOSS developers: Flossie 2012 taking place at QMUL

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An event for women Free/Libre/Open Source Software (FLOSS) developers is taking place at the Queen Mary University of London, at the end of this month.


Flossie 2012, takes place 25-26th of May at the University’s Mile End Campus, and is aimed at bring female FLOSS developers, entrepreneurs, researchers and policymakers, digital artists and social innovators together for a series of discussions and workshops.


The event is open to women who wish to use FLOSS for digital arts, social innovation, open data and knowledge management, research, education and open access, and open culture.


On Flossie’s website the event is pitched as: “So whether you code, tinker, or just want to explore alternatives to ‘big-tech’ corporations, all women are welcome.”


You can find out more about the event here.

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