Andreas aka "Fraxinas" in the FOSS world, graduated from the University of Applied Sciences in Aschaffenburg with a degree in electrical engineering and information technology. Specialized in Embedded Linux, GStreamer Multimedia Programming and Streaming. Regular speaker at Conferences across the world. Founder of Repair Cafés and regular TV appearance as the "Repairfox" in Germany's ARD Buffet. Passionately tinkering in the Schaffenburg Hacker/Makerspace. LGBT Youth activist, furry, musician, mountain biker and Japanese learner.
This discussion will start with a brief summary on the history of repair initiatives. We can report about our personal repair activities during the pandemic. Subsequently, I'll outline the achievements of the right to repair movement and we can discuss ideas for the future.