Debian Conference 2004

May 24th, 2004

This year's Debian Conference will take place from May 26th to June 5th at SESC in Porto Alegre, Brazil. This is a conference with, by and for Debian Developers. Interested and sophisticated users are welcome as well. This is a chance for developers to work together in an less formal setting. This Debian Conference will also be participating in the V Fórum Internacional do Software Livre from June 3rd to 5th.

The schedule is composed of talks and birds of a feather sessions (BOF):

Wednesday, May 26th
16:00 Jeff Bailey Public Speaking - For the speakers
16:00 Rudy Godoy Helping Debian - Workshop for non-DDs (pt_br)
21:00 Andreas Schuldei Official Welcome
Thursday, May 27th
11:00 Scott James Remnant The GNU auto*tools
14:00 Steve Langasek Escaping the dependency hell
16:00 Matt Taggart BOF: Backporting packages
17:00 Mako Hill BOF: SPI
21:00 Debian Project Party in the city
Friday, May 28th
11:00 Jeff Licquia PICAX CD creation system
14:00 Ian Murdock Componentised Linux: overview and status
16:00 Andreas Schuldei Debian-Edu (with Petter Reinholdtsen)
18:00 Jesus Climent BOF: Mail/Spam
20:00 Martin Michlmayr Speech from the throne - Dinner with the DPL
Saturday, May 29th
07:00 Tourist day. Trip to Gramado/Caracol (optional)
Sunday, May 30th
11:00 Kenshi Muto Localisation (with Christian Perrier)
14:00 Debian Project Redençao park and popular fair visit
18:00 Junichi Uekawa pbuilder
21:00 Mako Hill, Scott Dier Keysigning party
Monday, May 31st
11:00 Bdale Garbee Porting
14:00 LaMont Jones Build-Daemons
16:00 Mako Hill, Scott Dier Custom Debian Distributions
18:00 Gustavo Noronha Silva Debian in Brazil and the Debian Brazil Project
Tuesday, June 1st
07:00 Debian Project Wineary valley visit (optional)
11:00 Tollef Fog Heen Multi-arch - why and how, a proposal
14:00 Biella Coleman Ethical Volunteerism in Debian
16:00 Erinn Clark Women in Debian
18:00 Tollef Fog Heen BOF: Multi-arch (with Matt Taggart)
Wednesday, June 2nd
09:00 Mako Hill Debian Non-Profit Project (entire day)
11:00 Fabio Massimo Di Nitto IPv6
14:00 Martin Michlmayr Quality Assurance in Debian

We thank all sponsors who have helped us organise this event: