POSSE 2017-07

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July 1-2, 2017 - Bologna, Italy



Applications due: May 10, 2017; Notifications: May 12, 2017

This workshop has three stages of participation:

  • Stage 1 includes approximately 20 hours of online (both asynchronous and synchronous) activities
  • Stage 2 includes a 2-day face-to-face workshop
  • Stage 3 is ongoing participation in a community of faculty members who use HFOSS in their classes

Please note that this POSSE is for full-time faculty at non-U.S. institutions of higher education. Please read the Logistics section carefully before applying.


Welcome to the July 2017 POSSE! This page provides some basic information to help you get started.

Set Up

There are several things that you should do to get set up for the POSSE experience. First, read this page thoroughly. Next, check that your login for this wiki works.


This POSSE will include three stages. The schedule for these stages is shown below.

Stage 1: May 15th - June 30th - Online activities

The Stage 1 activities have been subdivided into three segments. Click on the link for each segment and please complete the activities by the due date.

As you complete the activities, please record some short evaluative comments to provide us feedback on the learning activities. You can put your comments in this spreadsheet.

Part A Due by May 26th, 2017
Part B Due by June 12th, 2017
Part C Due by June 30th, 2017

Stage 2: July 1-2, 2017 - Workshop in Bologna, Italy

The Stage 2 activities occur face to face.

Note that attendance at Stage 2 is dependent on completing all Stage 1 activities.

Stage 3: July 3 and beyond - Small group participation in HFOSS projects


This POSSE provides support for travel up to $450 USD, lodging for 2 nights max $225 USD per night, and meals. Participants will be responsible for any charges above these limits. Further details will be provided to participants by email.


POSSE 2017-07 Participants.


  1. IRC:
    1. First connect to the server via the command: /server irc.freenode.net
    2. Second, join the foss2serve channel via the command: /join #foss2serve
  2. Wiki

Meeting Minutes

Additional Information

If you have questions contact Heidi Ellis (ellis at wne.edu) or Greg Hislop ( hislop at drexel.edu).

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