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March 22nd till 25th 2012 at Berlin, Germany

Event Description

LinuxTag is a free software expo and conference with an emphasis on Linux. It is relatively large, in 2011 over 11.500 visitors from around 30 nations, claiming that it is the largest expo of this kind in Europe. The LinuxTag byline is as always "where .COM meets .ORG". This includes both representatives from not-for-profit/community projects and from companies.

For more info, check out the information for visitors.

Event Owners

Fedora Representatives

(in order of addition)

# Name I want to work at the booth I need a hotel I need travel funding Funding Request # Comments
1 Jiří Eischmann Checkmark.png Checkmark.png Warning.png
2 Miro Hrončok Checkmark.png Checkmark.png Warning.png
3 Benedikt Schäfer Checkmark.png Checkmark.png Checkmark.png #238 Arrival: Tuesday 9:10 Berlin-Spandau

Departure: Sunday 7:49 Berlin-Spandau

4 Sirko Kemter Checkmark.png Checkmark.png Warning.png
5 Raphael Groner Checkmark.png Warning.png Warning.png Arrival: Wednesday (Talk in the evening)

Departure: Thursday after LinuxNacht

6 Sebastian Mäki Checkmark.png Checkmark.png Checkmark.png #237 Arrival: Tuesday 21th 19:55 Berlin-Tegel

Departure: Wednesday 29th 15:30 Berlin-Tegel

7 Dominic Hopf Checkmark.png Checkmark.png Checkmark.png #245 t.b.d.
8 Jens Kühnel Checkmark.png Warning.png Warning.png Arrival: Thuesday evening Depature:

Friday after the talks

9 Francesco Vollero Checkmark.png Checkmark.png Warning.png
x Your name Checkmark.png=yes, Warning.png=no


Hotel Atrium Charlottenburg

Kaiser-Friedrich-Str. 53, Charlottenburg
14057 Berlin, Germany

Phone: +49 (30) 31 99 050


to the hotel

  • From Berlin Spandau station take train S5 to Strausberg Nord
    • or
  • from Berlin Hauptbahnhof (Hbf) central station or Ostbahnhof station take any of
    • S5 to Spandau
    • S7 to Potsdam
    • S75 to Westkreuz
  • get off at station Charlottenburg
  • take exit Kaiser-Friedrich-Str
  • walk Kaiser-Friedrich-Str northwards
  • hotel is on the left hand side after a few meters

  • From Tegel Airport take bus 109
  • if you arrive later than 21:00, take bus X9
  • get off at Charlottenburg
  • walk Kaiser-Friedrich-Str northwards
  • hotel is on the left hand side after a few meters

from the hotel to Linuxtag

From Charlottenburg take S5 to Spandau and exit at Messe Süd. Follow the signs to Messe and LinuxTag.

To return, walk to Messe Süd, take S5 to Strausberg Nord and exit at Charlottenburg.


  • There are urban rail trains ("S-Bahn"), underground ("U-Bahn"), trams ("Metro-Tram, mainly in the former eastern part of Berlin), local trains ("Regional-Express", "Regional-Bahn") and buses.
  • Berlin has 3 different tariff zones: A, B and C. Nearly all destinations are within Berlin AB.
  • A single Berlin AB ticket is 2,40 EUR. It's valid for 2 hours, you can use all urban, underground and local trains, trams and buses and change as you like.
  • You can also buy a 4-trip ticket for 8,40 EUR.
  • A day pass is 6,50 EUR, a week pass 28,00 EUR.
  • There also is the "Berlin Welcome Card", valid either 2, 3 or 5 days. More expensive than the day/week pass but gives you free entrance to some sightseeing spots and museums. Don't buy, unless you plan to go there!

More info on the BVG website


Missing Items
If you can provide any of the missing items, add your name and move it from "still needed" to "available at the booth".
If something is missing but you cannot provide it, add it to the "still needed" section so others can bring it.

Items available at the booth

  • Roll-up banner (Jiri)
  • Roll-up banner (Christoph)
  • F18 media (Jiri)
  • Tablecloth (Jiri)
  • WeTab (Christoph)
  • OLPC (Christoph)
  • 2 Raspberry Pis (Christoph)
  • Power-plug (Christoph)
  • RepRap (Miro)

Items still needed

  • more power-plugs!
  • display (maybe Christoph can bring one from work)
  • Demo-Laptop

Event Schedule

Event program with all talks and workshops

Tuesday, 21st

  • Pick up exhibitor passes (Christoph)
  • 16:00 or later Booth setup
  • dinner

Wednesday 22nd

Thursday 23rd

Friday, 24th

Saturday, 25th

  • 09:00 Doors open for exhibitors
  • 09:30 Doors open for visitors
  • 12:00 - 12:30 Projects fast forward
  • 18:00 Doors close
  • 18:00 Booth tear down
  • 20:00 After LinuxTag BBQ @ c-base (already begins at 16:00, but we'll go there later)

Sunday, 26th

  • leave

Event Budget

LinuxTag 2013 currently has $3400 (~2630 EUR) allocated in EMEA budget.

  • 900,-- EUR hotel
  • 65,-- EUR travel Benedikt
  • 200,-- EUR travel Sebastian
  • 300,-- EUR sponsorship LinuxTag
  • 140,-- EUR tickets LinuxNacht (7*20 EUR, speakers get them for free)
  • 200,-- EUR contributors dinner

  • ~1800,-- EUR as of 2013-05-15