Debian Project at several Conferences in Europe

July 6th, 2003

Three important exhibitions and conferences that cover Free Software and GNU/Linux will take place during the next couple of days.

July 9th - 12th: Libre Software Meeting, Metz, France

Several members of the Debian project will attend this meeting of Free Software developers. Andreas Tille will give a talk discussing whether Open Source Software can meet the requirements of the health equity for the global community. Martin Michlmayr will also deliver a talk about tracking inactive maintainers in the Debian project.

July 10th - 13th: LinuxTag, Karlsruhe, Germany

The Debian project is attending Europe's largest conference and exhibition with Free Software affiliation with a booth inside the main exhibition area. In addition Debian members maintain a one-day conference on Friday and several other talks:

Thursday, July 10th, 2003:

17:00 Andreas Tille: Integration of Knoppix in Debian

Friday, July 11th, 2003:

10:00 Martin Michlmayr: State of the Nation
11:00 Michael Meskes: Migration of governmental units
12:00 Sebastian Ley, Martin Loschwitz: BoF: Showcasing the Debian-Installer
13:00 Jörg Wendland: Mass virtual hosting with Apache and LDAP
14:00 Michael Banck: Debian Bug Tracking System
15:00 Alexander Schmehl: Debian Kernel Packaging
16:00 Daniel K. Gebhart: Debian Mentors Project
17:00 Daniel Atencio: APT-Tools, Backporting and Repositories

Saturday, July 12th, 2003:

12:00 Hauke Goos-Habermann, Daniel Kasten: Software distribution system m23
12:00 Martin Michlmayr: Managing Debian
13:30 Martin 'Joey' Schulze: (Software) development in the Debian Project
15:00 Peter Palfrader: Keysigning Party

Sunday, July 13th, 2003:

14:00 Wolfgang Jährling: 5 years with Debian GNU/Hurd

July 18th - 19th: Debian Conference 3, Oslo, Norway

Debconf is a conference with, by and for Debian developers. Non-developers are quite welcome to attend as well. Prior to the conference will be the Debcamp hacking session. Peter Palfrader will organise a keysigning party as well.

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.