PublicSpaces is a non-profit coalition of Dutch broadcasters, museums, arts organisations etc. campaigning for an ethical internet. They organise conferences on this topic, and run their own Fediverse servers.

You can follow at (all in English):

➡️ @publicspaces@publicspaces.net (main account)

➡️ @publicspaces@video.publicspaces.net (videos)

➡️ @TheTimeIsNow (podcasts)

More info at publicspaces.net

Wo meine Sonne scheint is an artists' initiative based in the Netherlands and Germany which helps organise exhibitions of new and experimental art. You can follow the project at:

➡️ @womeinesonnescheint (in English, Dutch and German)

Their website is at womeinesonnescheint.com

FOSSASIA is an organisation that promotes free open source software and open hardware across Asia. It organises events, software and hardware projects, coding workshops etc. You can follow at:

➡️ @fossasia

More info on the official site at fossasia.org

May Contain Hackers 2022 is a "hacker camp" festival in the Netherlands based in a holiday village. It's taking place in August 2022, you can follow at:

➡️ @mch2022camp

The website for the event is at mch2022.org

(Just for clarity, the term "hacker" here doesn't mean criminals! It just means people who enjoy getting to know how software/hardware/whatever really works, tinkering with it etc, kind of like "lifehacks".)

FOSDEM (Free and Open source Software Developers' European Meeting) is a major annual event featuring talks and workshops on free open source software. It's held in Brussels, Belgium.

You can follow at:

➡️ @fosdem

The official FOSDEM website is at fosdem.org

The event is free and run by volunteers.

LiveItLive.show is an online concert site which streams live gigs through its own PeerTube server. It features a mixture of English and French language singers/bands.

You can follow at:

➡️ @liveitlive (in French)

The concerts are shown at liveitlive.show (clips are at liveitlive.show/galerie)

It's all free (though donations are welcome) and there are no ads or any data collection.

The Seattle GNU/Linux conference is a grassroots group that holds an annual event to promote free open software and hardware. They are based in Seattle, WA, USA, but their events have been online recently due to the pandemic.

You can follow their official accounts at:

➡️ @SeaGL@mastodon.social (main account)

&

➡️ @SeaGL@pixelfed.social (photos)

Their website is at seagl.org

CCC Sticker Operation Center helps to distribute stickers from the hacker festival Chaos Communication Congress (C3) in Leipzig and its online counterpart the Remote Chaos Experience (rC3). You can follow at:

➡️ @c3stoc (in English and German)

Their website is at stickeroperation.center

Mobilizon is a free open source Fediverse events platform, a privacy-friendly alternative to Facebook Events. You can follow their official account at:

➡️ @mobilizon

Its official websites are at:

joinmobilizon.org/en

and

mobilizon.org/en

You can follow Mobilizon accounts from Mastodon etc. because it uses the same ActivityPub federation standard as the rest of the Fediverse.

FossAsia is an organisation that develops and promotes free open source software and hardware across Asia. They have just joined the Fediverse and you can follow them at:

➡️ @fossasia

Their website is at fossasia.org and their co-founder is at @hpdang

FossAsia also organises meetups and conferences across Asia throughout the year.

Libre Graphics Meeting is an annual conference discussing free open source graphics software, including graphic design, digital painting and more.

You can follow at:

➡️ @lgm@post.lurk.org

and

➡️ @lgm@conf.tube (videos)

You can see the presentations from the 2020 conference online at the video account above.

The official website is at libregraphicsmeeting.org

Mobilizon is a free open source federated events platform, designed to provide a privacy-friendly alternative to Facebook Events. You can follow at:

➡️ @mobilizon

It has just left beta testing and is now ready for use. You can find out more on official sites at:

joinmobilizon.org/en

and

mobilizon.org/en

It has been designed for activists and volunteer organisations, but anyone can use it.

Foss.events is a site covering all events related to free open source software. You can follow them at:

➡️ @FOSS_events

The website is at foss.events

Although many events are cancelled due to the pandemic, many are taking place online, so it is still worth following 👍

FOSDEM is a long-running non-profit annual conference all about free open source software. You can follow the official account at:

➡️ @fosdem

The FOSDEM website is at fosdem.org

The next Fosdem is in February 2021, and this year is an online event due to the pandemic.

Jonathan Mburugu provides the Fediverse with a much-needed African perspective, mainly about the environment, wildlife and current political events.

You can follow at:

➡️ @Jonathan & @JonathanMBR

Mobilizon is a free open federated events system for the Fediverse, designed to get people off Facebook Events. You can follow the project here:

@mobilizon

It's currently in beta testing, and is made by @Framasoft (the makers of PeerTube and many other free open projects).

Mobilizon's official site is at joinmobilizon.org/en/

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