Bergen Open Source 2023

Our very first conference was a great success with over 70 attendees and 5 exciting talks ranging from open source to open data. It was incredibly enjoyable to see so many former friByte members and brand new faces at the conference. We hope to see all of you again next year!

Here is the program for the conference, along with slides and video.

The program

  • Doors open

    Try to be early!

    Practical
  • Short introduction

    Christian K. Engelsen

    By friBytes' own Christian K. Engelsen.

    Practical
  • Introduction to power for free software idealists

    Nils Norman Haukås

    Nils Norman Haukås is a solo founder of BuilderHeart. Nils will take you on a journey into the world of free software focusing on social and capitalist power.
    Presentation (PDF)

    Talk
  • OpenStreetMap who what where

    Mathias Haugsbø

    Mathias Haugsbø is an experienced OSM contributor and current leader of friBytes. Here Mathias gives a crash course on what OSM is, why an open map database is important, and where you can contribute.
    Presentation (PDF)

    Talk
  • Professional use of free software

    Peter N. M. Hansteen

    Peter N. M. Hansteen is a Senior Technical Specialist at Tietoevry Create Cloud and a longtime free software enthusiast. Peter will show how free software is used in large-scale enterprises and draw some lines from history to the present.
    Presentation (PDF)

    Talk
  • Food break

    Time for food and drinks!

    Practical
  • Getting started with open source

    Hans Kristian Flaatten

    Hans Kristian Flaatten is a platform developer at NAV, has used open source all his life, and been part of the Node.js Foundation. In this talk, Hans Kristian will talk about his experiences from large and small open source projects on how to get started with contributions or even create your own projects.
    Presentation (PDF)

    Talk
  • Experimenting for Greener Code

    Kent Inge F. Simonsen

    Kent Inge F. Simonsen is a consultant at Tietoevry and one of friBytes' gurus. Kent Inge will look at how simple experiments can help us make better choices given the goal of greener and more efficient code.

    Talk
  • Party!🥳

    Thank you and goodbye! For those who want to stay later in the evening, we'll be at Kvarteret!

    Practical