Application of Free Software and Open Hardware

DATE: October 9, 2021, PLACE: e-ETF, Belgrade


PSSOH Conference

PSSOH stands for Application of Free Software and Open Hardware. In Serbian: "Primena slobodnog softvera i otvorenog hardvera".
PSSOH is organized by University of Belgrade - School of Electrical Engineering.
All our resources are freely available online at:


PSSOH 2021 (news from October 11, 2021)

Registration for PSSOH 2021 post-conference events is now open!
Register for Linux workshop!

Register for Home servers workshop!

Register for SymPyCAP workshop!

PSSOH 2021 (news from September 27, 2021)

Registration for PSSOH 2021 is now open!

PSSOH 2021 (news from August 31, 2021)

Deadline for full paper submission for invited talks is extended to September 10, 2021!

PSSOH 2021 TEMPLATE (news from July 9, 2021)

LibreOffice and Latex PSSOH full paper templates are both available at Zenodo.

PSSOH 2021 TEMPLATE (news from May 10, 2021)

Template for PSSOH full papers is now available on Zenodo.

PSSOH 2021 (news from March 25, 2021)

PSSOH conference will be held on October 9, 2021! Save the date!

Mission & vision

Our aim is to promote application of free software and open hardware, and to point to the role and representation of women in electrical engineering and computer science. We adhere to the LibrePlanet Mission Statement and Code of Conduct that are in line with our goals and attitudes (Serbian translation: 10.5281/zenodo.1421274).

Date & time

The fourth PSSOH conference consists of invited lectures and lasts for one day.
PSSOH will be held at the main building of the ETF or online on Saturday October 9, 2021.

Editorial Board

Assoc. Prof. Nadica Miljković, PhD
Editor and Organizational Board

Signals & Systems Department
School of Electrical Engineering
University of Belgrade

Prof. Predrag Pejović, PhD

Electronics Department
School of Electrical Engineering
University of Belgrade

Assoc. Prof. Miloš Cvetanović, PhD

Department of Computer Science & Information Technology
School of Electrical Engineering
University of Belgrade

Organizational Board

Assist. Prof. Miloš Bjelić, PhD

Department of Telecommunications
School of Electrical Engineering
University of Belgrade

Nikola Todorović, student

Department of Computer Science & Information Technology
School of Electrical Engineering
University of Belgrade

Dejan Petković, student

Dragica Nikolić, student
Živana Garašević, MSc student
Jovan Sandić, student

Mihajlo Pavlović, student
Nenad B. Popović, PhD
Danilo Đokić, Teach. Assoc.
Nebojša Jovanović, MSc student
Pavle Radojković, BSc student
Sara Živković, BSc student

Other PSSOH Committees and Boards

Scientific Board Members

  • Prof. Predrag Pejović, Belgrade, Serbia
  • Assoc. Prof. Miloš Cvetanović, Belgrade, Serbia
  • Assoc. Prof. Nadica Miljković, Belgrade, Serbia
  • Assist. Prof. Vladimir Milovanović, Kragujevac, Serbia
  • Prof. Jaka Sodnik, Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • Prof. Gordana Gardašević, Banja Luka, BiH
  • Milica Ševkušić, Belgrade, Serbia
  • dipl. eng. Dragan Satarić, Belgrade, Serbia
  • Assoc. Prof. Branislav Gerazov, Skopje, Macedonia
  • MS Biljana Kosanović, Belgrade, Serbia
  • Assoc. Prof. Zaharije Radivojević, Belgrade, Serbia
  • Prof. Miloš Daković, Podgorica, Montenegro

External Organizational Board Members

  • Đurđa Timotijević, MSc, Belgrade, Serbia
  • Assoc. Prof. Iris Žeželj, Belgrade, Serbia
  • Res. Assoc. Ljiljana B. Lazarević, Belgrade, Serbia
  • Milica Ševkušić, Belgrade, Serbia
  • Assoc. Prof. Platon Sovilj, Novi Sad, Serbia
  • dipl. eng. Bojana Satarić, Belgrade, Serbia
  • Res. Assoc. Dejana Pavlović, Belgrade, Serbia


  • Milan Antić, MSc, Alumnum, Belgrade, Serbia
  • other names will be announced, soon

PSSOH Agenda 2021

DATE & PLACE: October 9, 2021 e-ETF
TIME ZONE: Belgrade local time (CET)
All PSSOH resources are freely available online at:
Watch our teaser for 2021 on: YouTube.

Introductory Session

Time Slot Presenter Title
10:00-10:05 ETF Dean Prof. Milo Tomašević Welcome note, YouTube video
10:05-10:25 PSSOH Editor Assoc. Prof. Miloš Cvetanović The Fourth PSSOH: Editorial Board Perspective
YouTube video

Plenary Session

Time Slot Presenter Title
Italo Vignoli
One of the founders and team members of The Document Foundation,
and main spokesperson
Digital Sovereignty
YouTube video
Calista Redmond
CEO, RISC-V International
RISC-V: The Open Era of Computing
Aleksandar Kavčić
Founder, Foundation "Alek Kavčić"
The Case for Free Textbooks and Educational Software
YouTube video

Women in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Time Slot Presenter Title
12:10-12:30 Miloš Đurić Hedy Lamarr and Frequency Hopping
YouTube video
12:30-12:50 Emilija Radibratović Does Digital Evolution Erase the Irony From the Feminist Myth of the Cyborg?
YouTube video

Open-source Technologies in Education

Time Slot Presenter Title
13:55-14:15 Vladimir Milovanović An Engineering Textbook Typesetting Using Sphinx Documentation Generator
14:15-14:35 Dejan Pajić Open Interactive Textbooks: A review and an Example
14:35-14:55 Nemanja Milošević Open-source Software for Computer Science Education
14:55-15:15 Aleksandar Pajkanović Free IC Design in Education
15:15-15:35 Marko Mićović and Uroš Radenković Challenges in Teaching the Undergraduate Mobile Device Programming Course
15:35-15:55 Miloš Daković Distance Education Case Study ETF-OL

Open & Free Software and Open Hardware Applications

Time Slot Presenter Title
17:00-17:20 Ljiljana B. Lazarević and Goran Knežević xSample: A Free, User-friendly App for Collecting Experience Sampling Data
17:20-17:40 Branislav Gerazov Free Software in Speech Technology
17:40-18:00 Nadica Miljković, Ana Trišović, and Limor Peer Towards FAIR Principles for Open Hardware
18:00-18:20 Dušan Grujić Free Software for Analog and Digital Design
18:20-18:40 Zoran Ševarac Open-source software for AI
18:40-19:00 Vladimir Otašević, Biljana Kosanović Open report and script generator based on well-formed XML document parser

PSSOH post-conference events

DATE & PLACE: October 16, 2021 at the main building of ETF
TIME ZONE: Belgrade local time (CET)

Time Slot Presenters Title
10:00-10:50 Matija Dodović, Jelena Bakić, Katarina Stanković, Nikola Ilić SymPyCAP workshop
YouTube workshop recording
11:00-12:20 Nikola Todorović, Nebojša Jovanović, Sara Živković, Danilo Đokić Linux installation workshop
13:00-14:00 Predrag Pejović Natural evolution of an answering machine --- A home server
YouTube presentation and tutorials

PSSOH is supported by

Academic Mind

Belgrade, Serbia


Belgrade, Serbia

PSSOH partners


Belgrade, Serbia


University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Electrical Engineering


Belgrade, Serbia


University of Novi Sad, Faculty of Technical Sciences

Let it be MIT

MIT Conference, University of Novi Sad, Faculty of Technical Sciences


Feminist Cultural Center, Belgrade, Serbia

SatRday Conference

Belgrade, Serbia

Data Science Serbia

Belgrade, Serbia

Women's Studies Center

Belgrade, Serbia


Belgrade, Serbia

LiBRE! magazine

Belgrade, Serbia


Libre Planet Conference
Free Software Foundation


Free Software Foundation

PyCon Balkan

PyCon Balkan Conference
Belgrade, Serbia


Laboratory for research of individual differences
Belgrade, Serbia

Wikimedia Serbia

Belgrade, Serbia

Journal of WEE (JWEE)

Belgrade, Serbia

Tilda Center

Novi Sad, Serbia


Novi Sad, Serbia


Belgrade, Serbia

Fedora Serbia

Novi Sad, Serbia


Belgrade, Serbia


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11000 Belgrade, Serbia


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