Richard Stallman, father of the Free Software movement and the president of the Free Software Foundation,  will participate on the 8th edition of the International Workshop on eHealth in Emerging Economies, IWEEE 2015, in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain, on September 26th.


The creator of the GNU project will talk about Free Software and Medicine. Don't miss this opportunity to meet him, hear his views and ask him questions on eHealth, Free Software, their benefits for society, the challenges their adoption faces, etc.





Richard Stallman speech will be free of charge, but the seats are limited. You can register at the IWEEE 2015 portal.


About IWEEE:

The International Workshop on e-Health in Emerging Economies (IWEEE) is an annual conference for Free (Freedom) Software in Healthcare and Social Medicine advocates. The workshop promotes Free Software as an effective and ethical solution to provide universality and equity in health care.

This year, the theme of IWEEE is "People before Patients". We will put the attention on health promotion and disease prevention. Share your government experiences and ideas, such as how your government is improving Public Health with Free Software, or personal health devices using open hardware.

IWEEE brings together a multi-disciplinary team representing NGOs, Academia, Government and companies to share their experiences and to try to find ways to improve the lives of millions of human beings around the world. IWEEE focuses on the human factor and raising awareness about the current situation of societies.


IWEEE is a non-profit event organized by GNU SOLIDARIO.

Expected Participants:

Mr. Stallman conference won't be technical, focusing more on the social aspects. The following non-exhaustive list shows some of the groups that will benefit from the conference.

  • Publich Health Sector officials
  • Social organizations
  • Multilateral organizations
  • eHealth
  • Health professionals
  • Computer Scientists
  • Social workers
  • Health, social sciences and computer science students
State: Open


Contact email
Physical location
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
Colegio Oficial de Médicos de Las Palmas
C/ León y Castillo nº 44
35003 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
C/ León y Castillo nº 44
35003 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria