POSSE 2019-01

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POSSE - The Professors' Open Source Software Experience

January 9-10, 2019 - John Jay College, NYC, NY for CUNY Faculty Members


POSSE has three stages of participation:

  • Stage 1 includes approximately 20 hours of online activities (both asynchronous and synchronous) over 8 weeks
  • Stage 2 includes a 2.5 day face-to-face workshop
  • Stage 3 is ongoing participation in a community of faculty members who use HFOSS in their classes


Welcome to 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: November 1, 2018 - January 8, 2019 - 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.

Part A Due by Nov 20, 2018
Part B Due by Dec 14, 2018
Part C Due by Jan 8, 2019

Stage 2: January 9-10, 2019 - Workshop in NYC, NY

The Stage 2 activities occur face to face.

Stage 3: January 11th and beyond - Small group participation in HFOSS projects and the POSSE community


This POSSE provides support for meals. Details will be provided to participants by email.


POSSE 2019-01 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
  3. POSSE HFOSS projects

IRC Meeting Minutes

Additional Information

If you have questions contact one of the team members. For local arrangements, contact Greg Hislop at hislop at drexel.edu

Personal tools
Learning Resources
HFOSS Projects