Application of Free Software and Open Hardware

DATE: October 24, 2020

PLACE: 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 2020 (news from November 27, 2019)

We are happy to announce that LibreOffice representatives will give a plenary talk for PSSOH 2020!

PSSOH initiative (news from June 25, 2020)

Thanks to PSSOH Editorial board initiative and with the support from ETF Computing Center management, classroom computers at ETF now have mandatory free and open-source software (LibreOffice, Maxima, and GNU Octave)!

PSSOH 2020 goes virtual (news from September 25, 2020)

Stay tuned for more information!

PSSOH 2020 registration is now open (news from October 10, 2020)

Apply for PSSOH 2020 post-conference workshops (news from October 20, 2020)
Klimerko (with Descon) Linux installation

Linux installation workshop will start on Saturday October 31, 2020 at 11 am, see details at Zenodo
Klimerko workshop will start on Saturday October 31, 2020 at 17 pm, see details at Zenodo

PSSOH 2020 Housekeeping rules (news from October 20, 2020)

Our housekeeping rules for virtual PSSOH are available here!

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 third PSSOH conference consists of invited lectures and lasts for one day.
PSSOH will be held at the main building of the ETF on Saturday October 24, 2020.

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

Teach. Asst. 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, student
Jovan Sandić, student

Mihajlo Pavlović, student
Nenad Popović, student
Miloš Budimir, 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
  • Assist. Prof. Branislav Gerazov, Skopje, Macedonia
  • MS Biljana Kosanović, Belgrade, Serbia
  • Assoc. Prof. Zaharije Radivojević, Belgrade, Serbia

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 Tentative Agenda 2020

DATE & PLACE: October 24, 2020 at the main building of ETF
TIME ZONE: Belgrade local time (CET)
Tenative program is also available at Zenodo
All 2020 resources are freely available online at:

Introductory Session

Time Slot Presenter Title
10:00-10:05 ETF Dean Milo Tomašević Welcome note, YouTube video
10:05-10:30 PSSOH Editorial Board The Third PSSOH: Editorial Board Perspective
Prof. Pejović's presentation on "Online teaching",
YouTube video
Assoc. Prof. Miljković's presentation on "Future and past PSSOHs",
YouTube video

Plenary Session

Time Slot Presenter Title
Italo Vignoli
One of the founders and team members of The Document Foundation,
and main spokesperson
LibreOffice 10th Anniversary
Digital Sovereignty & Open Document Standards

YouTube video

Free Software and Open Hardware in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Time Slot Presenter Title
12:10-12:30 Predrag Pejović, Nadica Miljković,
Miloš Cvetanović, Milica Ševkušić
Free Software and Open Hardware Licenses:
A Short Guide for People in a Hurry

YouTube video
12:30-12:50 Sovjetka Krstonijević Generalized Additive Model for Electricity Load Prediction in R
12:50-13:10 Zaharije Radivojević, Saša Stojanović,
Miloš Cvetanović
A Survey of Simulators Suitable for Teaching Courses
in Computer Architecture and Organization
13:10-13:30 Gordana Gardašević, Milica Lekić Towards Deterministic Industrial Internet of Things Networking
13:30-13:50 Vuk Batanović, Nikola Ljubešić,
Tanja Samardžić, Maja Miličević Petrović
Open Resources and Technologies for Serbian Language Processing
13:50-14:10 Vladimir Otašević, Biljana Kosanović Application of Open-source Software in Data Visualization
14:10-14:30 Aleksandar R. Milić Open Source Hardware for Designing E-bike Drive

Open & Free Software in Social Sciences, Humanities, Linguistics,
Meteorology, and Mathematics

Time Slot Presenter Title
15:30-15:50 Ivana Tošić Application of Free Software in Meteorology
15:50-16:10 Nataša Ćirović Application of Mathematical Software in Teaching Numerical Mathematics for Students of Electrical Engineering
16:10-16:30 Aleksandra Lazić, Ljiljana B. Lazarević, Danka Purić, Iris Žeželj An Open Repository of Psychological Instruments in Serbian
16:30-16:50 Miloš Đurić Free Software Tools for Computational Linguistics: An Overview
16:50-17:10 Andrija Sagić Open Library
17:10-17:30 Dušica Filipović Đurđević Free and open-source software in laboratory
and on-line research in experimental psychology

Women in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science

Time Slot Presenter Title
17:30-17:50 Ivana Madžarević, Nebojša Ratković Gender diversity on Wikipedia with examples

PSSOH post-conference events

DATE & PLACE: October 31, 2020 at the main building of ETF
TIME ZONE: Belgrade local time (CET)

Time Slot Presenters Title
11:00-13:30 Nikola Todorović, Mihajlo Pavlović, Dejan Petković Linux installation workshop
YouTube presentation
YouTube instructional video
17:00-19:00 Desiree Željka Milošević, Vanja Stanić How to assemble Klimerko workshop
(in collaboration with Descon)
YouTube presentation with Q&A

PSSOH is supported by

Academic Mind

Belgrade, Serbia

DK handmade masks

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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