SPI President to bring Free Software message to World Leaders!

March 16th, 1998

Bruce Perens will speak about free software at the University of Chicago's "The Challenge of Modern Democracy" conference, on April 10. C-Span is covering the conference. Other confirmed speakers include Nobel Prize winners, journalists such as Bernard Shaw of CNN, world leaders including Canada's former Prime Minister, and Haiti's former President Aristide, University Presidents (Harvard, MIT), among a variety of other scholars from around the world. Perens is president of Software in the Public Interest (Debian's corporation), and is astonished to find himself in this list of speakers. Part or all of the conference will be televised, we will bring you details as soon as we have them.