November 3rd & 4th, 2023
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This Weekend! About Our Keynote and Your Attendance

We are pleased to announce that Karen Sandler will be delivering a talk about free software and medical devices at 9:30 am on Saturday in the Broadway Performance Hall. The talk is titled, “Freedom in My Heart and Everywhere: Lessons from a Cyborg Lawyer” and we hope you’ll join us.

One more note about SeaGL, you absolutely don’t have to register in advance. The event is 100% free, so all you have to do is show-up. However, if you’d like to help us get a sense of expected attendance then we’d love it if you did choose to register through Lanyrd, thanks!

And in case you aren’t already familiar with our awesome keynote speaker, here’s a bit more about her: Karen M. Sandler is Executive Director of the Software Freedom Conservancy, the nonprofit home of dozens of free software projects. She was previously the Executive Director of the GNOME Foundation. Karen co-organizes the award winning Outreach Program for Women administered by the GNOME Foundation. Prior to GNOME, Karen was General Counsel of the Software Freedom Law Center (SFLC). She continues to do pro bono legal work with SFLC, the GNOME Foundation and QuestionCopyright.Org. Before joining SFLC, Karen worked as an associate in the corporate departments of big law firms in New York and London. Karen received her law degree from Columbia Law School in 2000, where she was a James Kent Scholar and co-founder of the Columbia Science and Technology Law Review. Karen received her bachelor¹s degree in engineering from The Cooper Union. She is a recipient of an O’Reilly Open Source Award and also co-host of the “Free as in Freedom” podcast.

Feel free to contact us if you have any questions, either by emailing or visting us on IRC on Freenode in #seagl.