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Fedora Events: FrOSCon 2017 - Sankt Augustin, Germany

About FrOSCon

FrOSCon is a two day conference on Free Software and Open Source, taking place for the seventh time on August, 19th/20th 2017 at the University of Applied Science in Sankt Augustin near the cities of Bonn and Cologne.

The conference revolves around a rich schedule of talks, highlighting current topics in Free Software and Open Source. Moreover, developers will be offered a large Free Software / Open Source space, allowing them to organize their own meetings or even their own lineup of events.

Additionally, exhibition space will be available to companies and projects, so they can present themselves to the visitors.

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Date & Location

  • Saturday/Sunday, August, 19th/20th 2017
  • Sankt Augustin, not far from Bonn in NRW, Germany.
  • Getting there

There's a bus directly driving between Troisdorf train station and Sankt Augustin centre near to the event location, reachable by foot. A train is going between Siegburg/Bonn and Sankt Augustin centre. Directions to the airport and Cologne city are available by train (S-Bahn).


  • Booth: accepted
  • Accommodation: private organisation, typically sponsored for approved speakers


This event has Free Admission for everyone!

Name Hotel room needed Booth service Saturday Sunday Hotel Confirmed
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Christian Jantz Checkmark.png Checkmark.png
Aleksandra Fedorova Checkmark.png Checkmark.png Checkmark.png
Raphael Groner - Checkmark.png Checkmark.png Checkmark.png Checkmark.png
Till Maas - maybe partially Checkmark.png Checkmark.png -


Please feel free to add stuff if you think something is missing here.

  • Till brings swag and the white table cloth


Speakers can normally get a sponsored room in a hotel in Siegburg.

Further, there are recommendable cheap hotel rooms available in Troisdorf or Porz, both locations are nearest to the airport of Cologne and can be reached easily by public transport (train or bus) from Cologne or Siegburg/Bonn (with ICE train station).

Social Event

The social event takes place on Saturday evening at the event location right after doors are closing.


  • Badge with QR-Code awarded to booth visitors