17–19 October 2016: Conference & Tutorials
19–20 October 2016: Training
London, UK
Moritz Bartl

Moritz Bartl
Director, Renewable Freedom Foundation

Moritz Bartl serves as the director of the Renewable Freedom Foundation in Germany and is cofounder of the Center for the Cultivation of Technology. Moritz has been active in the free software and hacker community for over 15 years; he’s a core member of the Tor project, a fellow at the Hermes Center for Transparency, cofounder and board member of the OpenLab Augsburg hackerspace, and a board member of the CypherChaikana project for Central Asian citizen infrastructure projects. As director of a digital human rights foundation, he works in close partnerships with many international NGOs in technology, open source advocacy, and tech policy areas. Moritz studied computer science at TU Dresden, with a focus on privacy and anonymity, software engineering, project management, and machine learning.


11:40–12:20 Tuesday, 18/10/2016
Collaboration and community
Location: Buckingham Room Level: Non-technical
Simon Phipps (Public Software CIC), Moritz Bartl (Renewable Freedom Foundation)
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Do you need to start an open source foundation? Many open source projects choose to become legal entities to support their collaboration. In the US, there are several general purpose bodies for hosting open source projects, but up to now there have been none in Europe—so Simon Phipps and Moritz Bartl started one. They explain what they are doing to address the need and how you can benefit. Read more.