LGM 2007

LGM 2007
May 4–6, 2007
Montréal, Canada
Libre Graphics Meeting (LGM) 2007 held at Montréal, Québec, Canada - École Polytechnique de Montréal. LGM brings together developers and users of the best of free software graphics applications - Blender, GIMP, Inkscape, Krita, Scribus, and more.

Opening Talk

Louis Desjardins
Project Scribus, Canada
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Why open standards matter: The Open Document Format

Dr. Louis Suarez-Potts
CollabNet, Canada
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Introduction to the SVG format

Ted Gould
Inkscape developer, USA
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Project overview and first results from the OpenUsability GIMP redesign project

Peter Sikking, Kamila Giedrojć
Usability experts, GIMP developers, The Netherlands, Poland
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Creating photo-realistic artwork based on photo reference (Inkscape)

Jakub Steiner
GNOME/GIMP developer, Czechia
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Scribus: Open Source Desktop Publishing

Peter Linnell
Scribus developer, USA/France
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Past, present and future of Scribus’ text-layout features

Andreas Vox
Scribus developer, Germany
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Digital Photography with libre Software: RAW, metadata, workflow and asset management

Hubert Figuière
Digital imaging developer, Canada
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General Blender presentation

Martin Poirier
Blender developer, Canada
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Ingimp: An instrumented version of GIMP to automatically collect usability data

Prof. Michael Terry
University of Waterloo, Canada
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Krita, its history, current state and goals

Boudewijn Rempt and Cyrille Berger
Krita developers, The Netherlands, France
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Our first year of graphic design… 100% open source

Alexandre Robin
International Political Science Association
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The Open Font License, purpose, achievements, future

Dave Crossland, Nicolas Spalinger
Digital Lifestyles consultant and Interaction Design lecturer, UK
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Creating Comics in Inkscape

MenTaLguY*, John Bintz**
* Programmer and graphic artist, USA, ** Web Developer, USA
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Photo management and editing with F-Spot and GIMP

Jakub Steiner
GNOME/GIMP developer, Czechia
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Newspaper publishing with Open Source software

Raphaël Meltz
Editor of the French weekly Le Tigre
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GEGL – a graph based image processing and compositing engine

Øyvind Kolås
Gjøvik University, GIMP developer, Norway
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Creating an Open Movie and production pipeline with free software

Bassam Kurdali
Director of Elephants Dream, Syria/USA
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An Open Source illustration program for prepress

Igor Novikov
sK1 developer, Ukraine
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Communication design in every language – designing product materials purely in open source

Andy Fitzsimon
Inkscape and Open Clipart developer, Australia
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The Open Content Library: Overview of Open Clip Art Library and ccHost

Jon Phillips
OpenClipart, USA
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