Important dates

  • First come, first served
    Lightning talk requests
  • February 22, 2012
    Call for presentations closes
  • February 29, 2012
    Schedule released
  • March 23
    Award nominations closes
  • March 29, 2012
    RDFC 2012

Keynote: Glyn Moody

Before and After SOPA

The actions around the Internet blackout on Wednesday 18 January are already being recognised as a watershed in digital activism. For the first time, key Internet companies came together with millions of Internet users to express their concern over the SOPA and PIPA legislation that is currently making its way through [...]

Keynote: Alma Swan

Open Access in Europe: how is it progressing?

Open Access can progress on several fronts – the development of policy, technical enhancements that better enable it, and cultural shifts that accelerate its acceptance. In Europe over the past couple of years we’ve seen progress in all these areas, and the cultural shift in particular is [...]

RDFC 2012 – The Schedule

We proudly present the schedule of the Reykjavik Digital Freedoms Conference 2012:

March 29, 2012

09:00 Coffee and registration 09:30 – 10:30 Keynote: Open Access in Europe: how is it progressing? – Alma Swan, SPARC Europe 10:30 – 10:50 Open access to scientific research data, Guðmundur Þórisson, University of Iceland 10:50 – 11:15 Coffee break [...]

Schedule Coming Soon

We have notified the speakers who got accepted and we are now in the process of putting the schedule together.

It takes a bit longer than we expected but it should get posted no later than on Saturday, March 3.

Hope to see you all at RDFC 2012!

Call for presentations closed

Call for presentations is closed

We are going through the proposals we received and we expect to inform those who sent in proposals whether their talks were accepted before Wednesday, February 29, around the same time we publish the schedule for the Reykjavik Digital Freedoms Conference 2012.

Call for presentations

FSFÍ (Icelandic Digital Freedoms Society) and call for presentations and award nominations for the fourth Reykjavik Digital Freedoms Conference which will be held on March 29, 2012.

The conference topics this year are:

Open Access to Scholarly Publications Keynote: Alma Swan, executive co-director of SPARC Europe Public Rights and Special Interests Keynote: Glyn Moody, [...]

Topics and keynotes set for the fourth conference

The topics for the fourth Reykjavík Digital Freedoms Conference are set. As usual there will be two main topics at the conference and at this conference it will be:

Open access, and Public rights and special interests

We are also proud to be able to present two highly relevant keynotes:

Alma Swan from SPARC Europe [...]

Today we launch the new Reykjavik Digital Freedoms Conference website at just in time for the fourth Reykjavik Digital Freedoms Conference.

On this website we will post news, the schedule, open for registration, provide background information, logos, images, and contact information for media and personal blogs.

Welcome to