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FLOSS Conferences


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Conferences are an excellent way to connect with people that share your interests and learn more about topics that you are passionate about. The following is a collection of conferences that are either focused on or have a bias towards Free/Libre Open Source Software (FLOSS).

Chaos Communication Congress
Annual conference organized by the Chaos Computer Club. The congress features a variety of lectures and workshops on technical and political issues related to security, cryptography, privacy, and online freedom of speech.
The Debian Project's developer conference. In addition to a full schedule of technical, social, and policy talks, DebConf provides an opportunity for developers, contributors, and other interested people to meet in person and work together more closely.
Annual, free, Red Hat sponsored technology conference for community project and professional contributors to Free and Open Source technologies.
A two-day event organized by volunteers to promote the widespread use of free and open source software.
The GNOME Users And Developers European (or Everywhere) Conference is an annual conference whose prime topic is the development of the GNOME desktop environment and its underlying base software, such as GTK, GStreamer, and Flatpak.
A hacker convention sponsored by the security hacker magazine 2600: The Hacker Quarterly.
The annual conference hosted by the Free Software Foundation. LibrePlanet provides an opportunity for community activists, domain experts, and people seeking solutions for themselves to come together in order to discuss current issues in technology and ethics.
Linux App Summit
Brings the global Linux community together to learn, collaborate, and help grow the Linux application ecosystem. Through talks, panels, and Q&A sessions, they encourage attendees to share ideas, make connections, and join their goal of building a common app ecosystem.
LinuxFest Northwest
An annual Open Source event co-produced by Bellingham Linux Users Group and the Information Technology department at BTC. LFNW features presentations and exhibits on free and open source topics, as well as Linux distributions and applications, InfoSec, and privacy.
Nextcloud Conference
Annually bringing the global Nextcloud Contributor Community together for a week of coding, design, discussion, talks, and fun.
A regional PyCon in the Pacific Northwest, celebrating the west coast Python developer and user community.
A community conference where Pythonistas spread knowledge, learn from each other, and make lasting connections.
Write the Docs
A conference that creates a time and place for the global community of documentarians to share information, discuss ideas, and work together to improve the art and science of documentation.

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