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18th International Free Software Forum


Held annually in Porto Alegre, Brazil FISL is the largest FOSS event in Latin America and one of the largest in the world.


  • October 1-4, 2017


  • Venue: Pontifícia Universidade Católica - PUC-RS
  • City / State: Porto Alegre / Rio Grande do Sul
  • Country: Brazil

Organization Team

Name Tasks
Daniel Lara Local support, User Groups, Community Event
Itamar Reis Peixoto Fedora ARM Workshops, Fedora Community Event
Wolnei Junior Ambassadors, Community Event and QA


Name City Arrival Departure Hotel Need travel subsidy? T-Shirt size Credential

Fedora Activities at FISL

FISL User Groups

Fedora will have a table at FISL's User Groups exposition area, where the Ambassadors will talk to people attending the conference, helping them with technical questions and distributing swag material (stickers, pins whatever).

Fedora Activities at FISL

Day Type Talk room hour Speaker(s) Details

Travel information

Getting in Porto Alegre

  • From Airport of Porto Alegre: Map
  • From Bus Station of Porto Alegre: Map


  • Eko Residence Hotel
    • Av. Desembargador André da Rocha, 131, Centro Histórico, Porto Alegre, RS
    • Phone: +55 51 3215-7600

Estimated costs for flights from Brazilian locations

City Air Line Price Scales
Navegantes AZUL USD 100 0
Uberlandia GOL USD 135 1
Sao Paulo AZUL USD 110 1


Description Cost in BRL Cost in USD People Sponsored
Airfare subsidy 1064 335
Lodging subsidy 790 255
Total R$ US$