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|Origins||Phoenix Linux Users Group, LOPSA, UAT|
|Method||The Arizona Business and Liberty Experience ( ABLEconf ) was a business-oriented Free Software conference organized by a coalition of many Arizona Free Software groups that has not been updated since its cancellation in 2012, and is now considered defunct.|
|Slogan||Free Software for Free Enterprise|
Arizona Business and Liberty Experience (ABLEconf) was a non-profit consortium chartered to foster the growth of Free Software.
Founded in 2008 by der.hans[clarification needed], one of several chairpersons for the Phoenix Linux Users Group, ABLEconf coordinated an annual conference hosted by a coalition of mostly Arizona-based Free Software advocacy and user groups that included LOPSA, Phoenix Linux Users Group, Software Freedom Day, The Ubuntu US-AZ Team, PhxBuG, TeensOnLinux, TFUG, LUGY, ASULUG, DeLUG and EMCCLUG. Its purpose was to promote the use of Free Software and open source (FOSS) solutions in a business operations environment. ABLEconf has not submit any updates since its 2012 cancellation through either its website, nor through social media, and appears to have been abandoned.
- "Arizona Business and Liberty Experience (ABLEConf) - University of Advancing Technology" (Press release). LOPSA.org. September 10, 2009. Retrieved 2009-10-24.