Communities and Organizations
There are many communities working on open source projects, including humanitarian. Many of these projects are based on platforms like GitHub or GitLab. There are also smaller platforms like SourceForge that host thousands of project, including some that are widely known.
For a fairly large list of humanitarian open source projects, see this page.
Free and Open Source Organizations
There are also quite a few organizations that play some other role in the open source world. These include:
- Free Software Foundation
- Software Freedom Conservancy
- Software in the Public Interest
- Software Freedom Law Center
- Creative Commons
- Free Software Foundation Europe
- Open Source Initiative
- Linux Foundation
There are also open source tools that can be applied to open source projects, including:
- Code Scene - tool not open source but there's an underlying project that is
- Chaoss Metrics
The following conferences have included papers or other types of presentations related to HFOSS education.
Most of these conferences focus on computing education but have included some coverage of HFOSS education.
- IEEE Frontiers in Education
- ACM SIGITE
- HICSS - broader Information Systems conference
- ACM SIGCSE
- International Conference on Open Source Systems
- Tapia Conference
- Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Technology
- CCSC Northest
- Open Source Summit
- SCALE (Southern California Linux Exposition)
- All Things Open