Debian project at several conferences and expos
February 18th, 2005
Six exhibitions and conferences that will cover Free Software and GNU/Linux will take place within the following weeks in several cities where the Debian project participates.
- February 22nd - 25th: CONSOL 2005, Mexico City, Mexico
Debianmexico will be present with a booth in the exhibition area. Several Debian developers will be around to answer all kinds of questions, demonstrate different things or happily sign one's gpg-key. Several talks will be held as well:
Tuesday, February 22nd 12:00 David Moreno Garza Creating packages for Debian 18:00 David Moreno Garza How to help the Debian Project 19:30 Steve Langasek The QA crisis in Free Software
- February 26th - 27th: FOSDEM, Brussels, Belgium
The Debian project will maintain a developers room and Debian developers and users will run a booth as well. A number of talks will be held in the developers room:
Saturday, February 26th 13:30 Gregorio Robles & Diego Barceló Evolution of Debian GNU/Linux 14:00 Andreas Barth The Debian Release Process 15:00 Wookey Embedded Debian 16:00 Frank Lichtenheld Debian Web Services Sunday, February 27th 10:00 Michael Banck Debian GNU/Hurd 10:45 Guillem Jover Porting to Debian GNU variants 11:30 Hanna M. Wallach The Debian Women Project 12:15 Matthew Garrett Free as in DFSG 14:00 Robert Millan Debian GNU/kFreeBSD 15:00 Thomas Lange Fully automatic GNU/Linux installations 16:00 Jeroen van Wolffelaar Quality Assurance
- February 28nd - March 1st: 5th Asia Open Source Software Symposium, Beijing, China
The Asia Open Source Software Symposium (AOSSS) brings together the Asian Free Software and open source community. The first Asia Debian Mini-Conf will precede this year's AOSSS from February 28th to March 1st.
Monday, February 28th 09:45 Martin Michlmayr Systematic Quality Assurance Approach 10:45 Alexander Schmehl How to help Debian 13:15 Andrew Lee Status Report of Debian in Taiwan 16:30 Keysigning session Tuesday, March 1st 09:00 Andreas Tille Custom Debian Distributions 10:00 Scott Dier Mass Management of Debian Desktops 11:00 Takatsugu Nokubi Searching and CJK 13:30 Simon Horms The Debian Linux Kernel 14:30 Yukata Niibe Bootstraping the M32R Architecture 15:45 Masato Taruishi The many uses of apt-listbug
- March 5th - 6th: 7th Chemnitzer Linux-Tage, Chemnitz, Germany
The Debian project will demonstrate their operating system at a booth. Several Debian related talks and one tutorial will also be held during this conference:
Saturday, March 5th 10:00 Torsten Werner Debian GNU/Linux in the foreign office 12:00 Ralf Gesellensetter & Kurt Gramlich Skolelinux/Debian-Edu in the school 14:00 Martin Loschwitz Installing and administering Debian 16:00 Keysigning Party Sunday, March 6th 11:00 Martin Loschwitz Debian and Kalyxo for a perfect desktop 12:00 Kurt Gramlich Free Software in schools 14:00 Andreas Tille Technical aspects of Custom Debian Distributions 14:30 Andreas Tille Debian-Med reloaded 15:00 Silke Reimer Debian-GIS: Chances for Debian 15:30 Martin Herweg Live-Demo: Edu-Knoppix 16:00 Alexander Schmehl New features in Debian GNU/Linux 3.1
- March 10th - 16th: CeBIT, Hannover, Germany
The Debian project will be present at its own booth in the LinuxPark in exhibition hall 6 inside of booth H18. Visitors are invited to exchange GnuPG fingerprints each day at 16:00 at the Debian booth. There will be several Debian related talks in the LinuxForum as well:
Thursday, March 10th 15:15 Klaus Knopper The future of Knoppix Friday, March 11th 10:15 Michael Meskes Mission Critical Enterprise Services 11:15 Frank Ronneburg Corbiz - The Business-Debian 12:15 Stefan Hornburg Running Debian in an ISP environment Saturday, March 12th 12:15 Andreas Tille Custom Debian Distributions Tuesday, March 15th 15:15 Klaus Knopper The future of Knoppix Wednesday, March 16th 14:15 Thomas Lange Rollout with FAI 15:15 Klaus Knopper The future of Knoppix
- March 11th - 14th: IT/Linux Days, Lörrach, Germany
The Debian project will run a booth in the exhibition area and will demonstrate several computers running Debian GNU/Linux as well as Debian GNU/Hurd.
We invite all interested people in these areas to attend 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.