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Support Libre Graphics Meeting

Postby prokoudine » Wed Mar 04, 2009 2:42 pm

The Libre Graphics Meeting (LGM) is an annual workshop for developers and users of free software graphics applications to collaborate and advance the cause of high-quality free graphics software. From now until April 22, you can help support this event by making a donation to the LGM 2009 community pledge drive. LGM is free to attend, so your support is critical to making this important event a success.

The fourth annual LGM will be held May 6 – 9, 2009 in Montreal, Canada at École Polytechnique. Donations will be used solely to help cover travel costs for volunteer developers and presenters. Last year’s campaign raised more than $12,000 dollars from individuals and corporations in the community.

As with last year, pledges can be made online at Pledgie.com. Visit to make your contribution. All donations are tax deductible for US taxpayers. Large donations from corporations and individuals may go through the Pledgie campaign or contact LGM directly at lgm@gnome.org in order to coordinate.

About Libre Graphics Meeting


For four years, the Libre Graphics Meeting has been the premiere conference for developers, users and supporters of free software graphics applications. Developers from projects such as GIMP, Inkscape, Blender, Krita, Scribus, Hugin, the Open Clipart Library, and the Open Font Library gather to work on interoperability, shared standards, and new ideas. Work at prior LGMs has pushed the state of the art in important areas such as color management, cross-application sharing of brushes and other assets, and common formats.

The face-to-face meetings and opportunities for collaboration are important to developers, but LGM offers plenty for end users as well. Tutorials, talks, and birds-of-a-feather (BOF) meetings to help free software users get the most out of their applications fill out the LGM schedule, and demonstrations from artists showcase what is possible.

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Re: Support Libre Graphics Meeting

Postby Gimper » Sun Mar 29, 2009 12:01 pm

Thanks for the notice.. I've placed a donation button on our main site.
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Re: Support Libre Graphics Meeting

Postby lil_hack3r » Sun Apr 05, 2009 6:59 am

Im going to donate right now.
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Re: Support Libre Graphics Meeting

Postby Erione » Sat Apr 18, 2009 6:25 pm

$12M - they are aiming really at it. I might as well donate too.
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Re: Support Libre Graphics Meeting

Postby sacsp » Thu Nov 26, 2009 4:07 pm

Checking out the website, I might donate as well :)
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