Past Events 2011 EMEA

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FY12 Q1 (March 2011 - May 2011)

Date Event Location Owner Description Estimated Attendance Report Link
April 17- May 17, 2013 Fedora Days Amman, Irbid, Salt - Jordan Al Kafri Firas See Fedora Days for details unknown
March 5, 2011 Codemotion Rome, Italy Gianluca Sforna See for details 2000 Report
March 5, 2011 Open Source Days Copenhagen, Denmark Robert Scheck See Open Source Days 2011 for details ~ 500 -
March 11-13, 2011 FotoCamp Pforzheim 2011 Pforzheim, Germany Friedel Völker See for details =< 100 -
March 19-20, 2011 Chemnitzer Linuxtage 2011 Chemnitz, Germany Joerg Simon The Chemnitzer Linux-days are an event for everyone about Linux and open source. See CLT 2011 for details 3,000 -
March 26, 2011 LIT Augsburg 2011 Augsburg, Germany Vinzenz Vietzke One of the biggest Free and Opensource events in southern Germany ~300 -
April 2, 2011 Fedora Introduction Meeting Specchia, Italy Antonio Trande See FedoraIntroductionMeeting for more info ~ 40 ReportBlogReport
April 9, 2011 GNOME 3.0 Release Party Nairobi Nairobi, Kenya Arthur Buliva see GNOME-3 Release party, Nairobi ~ 150 Photos
April 9, 2011 Grazer Linuxtage Graz, Austria Gerold Kassube See Linuxwochen_Graz_2011 for more info > 500 -
April 9-10, 2011 Openfest 2011 Athens, Greece Pierros Papadeas See Openfest 2011 for more info > 500 -
April 10, 2011 Fedora 14 Installation & It's new features!! 6th of October, Egypt Mohammed Al-Maraghy It will be a great event in one of the biggest company in Egypt! > 80 -
May 19, 2011 Open Source Conference/LinuxExpo 2011 Prague, Czech republic Jiri Eischmann The biggest Linux and open source event in the Czech republic > 500 -
May 5-7, 2011 Linuxwochen Wien 2011 Vienna, Austria Zoltan Hoppar See Linuxwochen_Wien_2011 for more info > 500 -
May 7-8, 2011 Fosscomm 2011 Patras, Greece Pierros Papadeas See Fosscomm 2011 for more info > 500 -
May 10-12, 2011 Solutions Linux Paris, France Guillaume Kulakowski, Kévin Raymond See Solutions Linux 2011 for details 10,000 -
May 11-14, 2011 LinuxTag 2011 Berlin, Germany Jens Kühnel, Christoph Wickert, and Thomas Woerner See LinuxTag 2011 for details 12,000 -
May 19, 2011 Technical Session: General Meeting of NIA Enugu State Chapter Enugu, Nigeria Onyeibo Oku See Linux for AEC Industry >30 -
May 19-21, 2011 Brain Jumble: Open Source Conference Settala (Milan), Italy Francesco Frassinelli, Marina Latini, and Alexjan Carraturo See Brain Jumble at ViGLug for details >50 -
May 20-22, 2011 GFOSS_Conference_2011 Athens - Thessaloniki, Greece Nikos Roussos, Antonakoglou Konstantinos, Christos Bacharakis See GFOSS_Conference_2011 for details >50 -

FY12 Q2 (June 2011 - August 2011)

Date Event Location Owner Description Estimated Attendance Report Link
June 04, 2011 BarcampBenin (first edition) Cotonou, Benin Mathias HOUNGBO Conferences. see [1] ~ 200
June 20-26, 2011 EuroPython 2011 Florence, Italy Gianluca Sforna EuroPython is the official European conference about the Python programming language. 500
July 2, 2011 Install Party 2011 Algiers, Algeria User:dbouida Third Linux install Party in Algeria (Fedora, Ubuntu, Centis ...) ~800
July 6-9, 2011 OSSConf 2011 Zilina, Slovakia Jiri Eischmann A conference about open-source software in education, research, and IT solutions. unknown
July 19, 2011 FAD Nairobi Nairobi, Kenya Frankie Mangoa Local Fedora team at Nairobi comes together to an meeting at iHUB. 200
August 20-21, 2011 FrOSCon 2011 Sankt Augustin (near Bonn), Germany Christoph Wickert FrOSCon is Germany's third largest OSS Event. 1400
August 12, 2011 August Penguin 2011 Ramat Gan, Israel Elad Alfassa August Penguin is a major FOSS event in Israel. ~200
August 27, 2011 Fedora Round Table Meeting at Hungary Budapest Zoltan Hoppar One of the first local meeting with key people cca. 15-20

FY12 Q3 (September 2011 - November 2011)

Date Event Location Owner Description Estimated Attendance Report Link
September 3 2011 Festival_of_Cergy's_associations_2011 Cergy, France User:kaesar Festival of all associations in Cergy, France (at least 300). This year the festival will be on September 3, 2011 (10h to 18h).  ? Report on this event [2]
September 17-18, 2011 Hacktivity 2011 BUD Budapest [[ none yet The biggest security conference at middle Europe cca. 1000+
September 17th 2011 SFD Hamburg 2011 Hamburg, Germany User:any0n3 The local event for the Software Freedom Day on 17th of September in Hamburg, Germany  ?
September 17th 2011 SFD Brno 2011 Brno, Czech Republic User:eischmann The local event for the Software Freedom Day on 17th of September in Brno, Czech Republic ~50 Report on this event [3]
September 18th 2011 SFD_Prishtina_2011 Prishtina, Kosovo User:Gent The local event for the Software Freedom Day on 18th of September in Prishtina, Kosovo ~20
September 23, 2011 Free Software Conference (Open Source Software Lab of Szeged) Szeged, Hungary Zoltan Hoppar Open Source Software Conference (OSSC) OSOL is a one day event, the biggest main linux event at Hungary, celebrating after the world Software Freedom Day at Szeged's Science and IT University. Lots of talks (more then 40), lots of participants, developers, hackers, business groups - lot of fun. See OSOL_Conference_Szeged over/around 400
September 30 - October 2 2011 FUDCon EMEA 2011 Milan, Italy  ? FUDCon is the Fedora Users and Developer's Conference, an opportunity for all who contribute to or use Fedora to meet, learn, plan, and hack. See FUDCon:Milan_2011  ?
September 22,2011 Africa Open days Nairobi, Kenya Frankie Mangoa Conference. see(site still under construction.will be updated once complete] ~1000
October 21, 2011 Free/Open Source Software Workshop 2011 (reloaded!) Limassol, Cyprus Marios Isaakidis Workshop about Linux and FOSS ~70
October 22, 2011 Linux Day 2011 Italy (100+ cities) Gianluca Sforna Most prominent Linux event in Italy; local LUGs organize various events to promote Linux and Open culture Hundreds
October 26-28,2011 LinuxCon Europe 2011 Prague, Czech Republic Jiri Eischmann European-wide conference organize by the Linux Foundation 900 report [4]
October 29,2011 Linuxinfotag Landau Landau, Germany Henrik Heigl Conference. see(site still under construction.will be updated once complete] ~100
November 5-6, 2011 LinuxAlt 2011 Brno, Czech Republic Jiri Eischmann The biggest annual Linux conference in the Czech Republic. Focused on normal users and enthusiasts. 500
November 5-7, 2012 LinuxCon Europe 2012 Barcelona, Spain Ruth Suehle LinuxCon Europe 2012
November 10, 2011 GULLP Night Lonate Pozzolo, Italy Alessandro Lorenzi An evening to talk about the importance of the use of Free Software for (and with) PA and Associations, organized by the newborn GULLP 100
November 11, 2011 Arcade + F16 Release Party Limassol, Cyprus Marios Isaakidis Arcade party with 8-bit music, game tournaments and F16 swag sharing ~50
November 11-13, 2011 FSCONS Gothenburg, Sweden Robert Scheck and Henirk Nordström The Free Society Conference and Nordic Summit is a cross-cultural meeting place where grass root organisations, companies, academics, cultural workers and hackers come together in a united effort to discuss and liberate all aspects of digital culture. See FSCONS 2011 for details. 300
November 12, 2011 FSF-OSSC Budapest, Hungary Zoltan Hoppar and Gergely Rakosi This is the continue of the old FSF conference tradition, what is an one day event where we could meet lots of local users, and companies. They have leaved

out the earlier year, but now they will do it again, with long, high quality talks. See FSF-OSSC 2011 for details.

cca. 300
November 12-13, 2011 OpenRheinRuhr 2011 Oberhausen, Germany Christoph Wickert OpenRheinRuhr is a new free software trade show with conference and exhibition in the Rhine-Ruhr region. See for details.  ?
November 17-18-19th, 2011 JDLL Lyon, France Haikel Guemar talks, booth ~250 here
November 18, 2011 Software Freedom Day Cairo, Egypt Diaa Radwan This is event is an Fedora event after we had successful event back in 2008 200
November 25-26th, 2011 JM2L Sofia Antipolis, France Charles-Antoine Couret Release Party F16, talks, booth 100? would be there
November 26, 2011 LinuxDay 2011 Dornbirn, Austria Matthias Summer LinuxDay is a small event in Austria near the Swiss, German, and Lichtenstein border. See LinuxDay Dornbirn 2011. 300
November 26, 2011 SFD Algeria 2011 Médéa, Algeria Djelloul BOUIDA The first Software Freedom Day in Algeria. See The Software Freedom Day 2011.. ~200

FY12 Q4 (December 2011 - February 2012)

Date Event Location Owner Description Estimated Attendance Report Link
December 03, 2011 Rencontres Fedora 16 Paris, France Kévin Raymond and ? Release Party F16, talks, workshop and more 150 would be there
December 27, 2011 Fedora 16 Release Party Tokat, Turkey Onuralp SEZER Release Party F16, talks, and more 50-70 Report Photos
February 3, 2012 FAD FOSDEM 2012 Brussels, Belgium Bert Desmet Fedora Activity Day leading up to Fosdem 25
February 4-5, 2012 FOSDEM 2012 Brussels, Belgium Bert Desmet A deeply technical, open source developer conference ~5000
February 17-18, 2012 Developer Conference 2012 Brno, Czech Republic Jiri Eischmann A deeply technical, developer conference devoted to RHEL, Fedora, JBoss,... 300