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 * Linuxtag in Karlsruhe 2003, 2004, 2005 and 2006 in Wiesbaden, FOSDEM in Brussels 2005 and 2006, LWE in Franfurt 2004 and 2005 and FROSON in Bonn 2006  * Linuxtag in Karlsruhe 2003, 2004, 2005 and 2006 in Wiesbaden, FOSDEM in Brussels 2005 and 2006, LWE in Franfurt 2004 and 2005 and FROSCON in Bonn 2006

Name, Personal and Contact information

Myriam Rita Schweingruber

Pharmacist, experience as a professional school teacher for 18 years and translator since 20+ years.

Ubuntero: [https://launchpad.net/people/myriam] For GPG key and Jabber account, see the Launchpad profile

Email: MailTo(schweingruber AT SPAMFREE pharma-traduction DOT ch)

Blog: [http://www.fsfe.org/en/fellows/myriam]

Involment in Free Software

Linuxbourg

Board member of the Fribourg based GNU/Linux User Group [http://www.linuxbourg.ch] since 2001, member since 2000, I help to organise install parties, promote Free Software and give support for Debian and Ubuntu. Various presentations.

FSF Europe

I help FSF Europe [http://www.fsfeurope.org] at booths at important events in Europe since 2003. My main task are Free Software advocacy, explainig the work of FSF Europe to booth visitors, promoting the Fellowship of FSFE [http://www.fsfe.org] and selling merchandise. Past events:

  • Linuxtag in Karlsruhe 2003, 2004, 2005 and 2006 in Wiesbaden, FOSDEM in Brussels 2005 and 2006, LWE in Franfurt 2004 and 2005 and FROSCON in Bonn 2006

Planned events:

  • LWE in Cologne 2006, November 14-16

I also try to coordinate work of the FSF Europe Swiss Team since 2004 and give a hand in translating and proofreading FSFE documents, newsletters and web pages.

Wilhelm Tux

Founding member of the Swiss Campaign for Free Software [http://www.wilhelmtux.ch], president 2004-2005

Past activities:

Planned events:

  • openexpo in Zürich-Oerlikon, September 20-21 2006 [http://www.openexpo.ch/]

  • Software Freedom Day, September 16 2006, together with various User Groups and the SwissTeam

Various actions in Switzerland promoting Free Software.

Ubuntu

For Team membership, see Launchpad profile [https://launchpad.net/people/myriam]

Activities:

  • Translation and proofreading
  • Bug reports and squashing
  • Building a Local Team for Switzerland
  • helped to organise Dapper Release Party in Zurich, June 5
  • Organising Software Freedom Day in Switzerland, coordinating CD orders, event locations, etc.
  • Ubuntu presentation and advocacy at Journées du Libre, Geneva, May 14 [http://www.linux-gull.ch/gull/evenements/installconfigparty/]

  • Attending UbuntuDeveloperSummitParis, various contributions

Skills

Translation

Languages:

  • active: german, french, (english)
  • passive english, italian, (french, german)

Working as a freelance translator since 20+ years,

I have a limited interpretation experience, mainly helping out at events. My only public simultaneous interpretation was Richard Stallman speech from english -> french at WSIS phase one in Geneva on December 11 2003 [http://www.wsis-online.net/smsi/classes/smsi/events/smsi-events-85559/event-view]

Social

Experience in teamleading (mainly in public pharmacy), moderation and conflict management (pharmacy and professional school).

Software

  • Good knowledge about various licenses
  • more than 6 years experience with Free Software, Linux advanced user (I really should pass LPI exams one day...)
  • some 10+ years of teaching experience for various software, mainly Office applications. Teaching Open Office since 4+ years.
  • Free Software Advocacy since 2000
  • very basic hacking knowledge:
    • Scheme (beginner), Assembler vor x86 (beginner), C (beginner), Java (beginner), Pascal (didn't touch it since 15+ years), Python (learning), used to build web pages using HTML and PHP

I really would love to learn coding on more regular basis, but my time schedule is very tight, unfortunately.

Various

Booth work, marketing and sales.


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