Debian Project at CeBIT and OOoCon

March 14th, 2003

Two exhibitions and conferences that cover Free Software and GNU/Linux are taking place during the next couple of days. The Debian project has been invited to participate in them with various means.

March 12th - 19th: CeBIT 2003, Hannover, Germany

At this year's CeBIT, one of the world's most important computer exhibitions, the Debian project maintains a part of the booth of Linuxland (hall 6, booth A52/182).

A general Debian meeting takes place each day from 14:00 to 14:30 at the Linuxland booth. Interested people who attend CeBIT can stop by for a short chat or keysigning.

Frank Ronneburg will also give a talk on Monday, March 17th, covering the use of Debian GNU/Linux in business environments.

Additionally the KDE team is organizing a keysigning session on Sunday, March 16th, 14:00 inside of the Linux Park (hall 6, booth A53/068).

March 20th - 21st: Conference, Hamburg, Germany

This is the first public conference about Several high-profile speakers from the developer community, European politics, and the Open Source movement will participate. The Debian team will also attend this conference and Chris Halls will give an introduction to the process of building packages for Debian on Thursday afternoon.

We invite all interested people in these areas to attend one of these conferences, meet Debian developers and users, exchange GnuPG fingerprints, discuss various topics on Debian and Free Software, and otherwise participate in our vibrant community.