The Free Software Foundation's (FSF) campaigns manager, Zak Rogoff, will be taking part in the Digital Technology in the Service of Grassroots Social Movements panel at this year's Third Digital Media Conference. It will convene on Saturday, October 26. The panel's topic will integrate into the conference's overall theme of "Freedom and Unfreedom in the Digital Age."
According to the brief biography offered by the FSF,
Zak is an activist and programmer. He wants to get people to think about software's potential to make our society more just and democratic. His degree is in robotics engineering, but most of his paid work has been as a campaigns manager.
The event provides a great opportunity to meet and network with folks involved in the spectrum of interrelated concerns of digital freedom, including: Free Software, internet freedom, the surveillance state, media bias, and more. It kicks-off on Friday, October 25 and ends Sunday the 27th in Cambridge, MA.
The Third Digital Media Conference: Freedom and Unfreedom in the Digital Age
Lesley University, Doble Campus, Wolford House
34 Mellen St.
See the Digital Media Conference website for more info.