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Fedora Events: FOSDEM 2010 in Brussels, Belgium


FOSDEM '10 is a free and non-commercial event organized by the community, for the community. Its goal is to provide Free and Open Source developers a place to meet.

What's new ?

For this edition, we are glad to prepare and organize FOSDEM with our Belgian JBoss friends - JBUG. As it almost the first time JBoss participate concretely to FOSDEM so we decided to give them a hand.

Thanks for your comprehension and help.

So if you are interested by the Fedora@FOSDEM'10 project go to : - To be defined ( will be done asap ) -

Now, if you are interested by the JBoss@FOSDEM'10 project go to : - To be defined ( will be done asap ) -

FOSDEM 2010 Project Status

:For more details about the organization in itself, please go to FOSDEM 2010 Project Management details related wiki page.

 : Call for talks in Fedora Devroom. FOSDEM 2010 Technical Talk Propositions wiki page Creation for Talk submissions.

What to do if you are attending

First, sign up here.

Name Group Friday Saturday Sunday Description Languages
FredericHornain Fedora Event Owner FR, EN, NL
Bert Desmet Fedora project member EN, NL
Sandro Mathys Fedora Visitor and Speaker (Spacewalk) DE, EN
Jens Kühnel Fedora DE, EN
Fabian Affolter Fedora TBD DE, EN, FR
Vincent Van der Kussen Fedora TBD NL, EN
Jeroen van Meeuwen Fedora Dutch NL, EN
Bert Meerman Fedora Dutch2 and Speaker NL, EN
Maartje de Jonge Fedora Dutch3 NL, EN
Joost Elfering Fedora Dutch4 NL, EN
Gerard Braad Fedora NL, EN
Andreas Osowski Fedora TBD DE, EN, FR
Gregory Zysk Fedora TBD EN, DK
Pierre-Yves Chibon Fedora TBD FR, EN
Thomas Canniot Fedora TBD FR, EN
Ilyes Gouta Fedora TBD TN, FR, EN
Armel Kermorvant Fedora TBD FR, EN
Gerold Kassube Fedora EMEA e.V. DE, EN
Pierros Papadeas Fedora Booth Personel, Logistics EN, GR
Christos Bacharakis Fedora Booth Personel EN, GR
Sascha Spreitzer Fedora Booth Personal DE, EN
Marcus Moeller Fedora Visitor and Speaker (Spacewalk) DE, EN
Felix Kaechele Fedora Booth, rest TBD DE, EN
JoergSimon Fedora Booth setup, Logistics, SWAG DE, EN
Lorenzo Villani Fedora TBD IT, EN
Zoltan Hoppar Fedora Booth, rest TBD HU, EN, DE
Robert Scheck Fedora Booth setup, rest TBD DE, EN
Fabio M. Di Nitto Fedora Maybe speaker / Proposed talk IT, EN
MBAREK Nihed Fedora TBD FR, AR, EN
Till Maas Fedora Visitor, GPG-keysigner DE, EN
Nicu Buculei Fedora travelling with a Mozilla sponsorship, will share the time RO, EN
Anastasios Stasinopoulos Fedora Booth Personel, Logistics EN, GR
Jasper Capel Fedora just attending this time EN, NL
MaxSpevack Fedora Red Hat EN
LucaFoppiano Fedora Booth Personel, Talk in Free Java Devroom EN, IT
Yaakov M. Nemoy Fedora Mainly attendance only, will support booth on demand EN, NL, some DE,
Xavier Lamien Fedora TBD FR, EN
Stefan Hartsuiker Fedora TBD NL, EN, DE
Nicolas Mailhot Fedora Slacker, unless people need me for something FR, EN
Dimitris Glezos Fedora Fedora, Transifex, will be around the booth in general EN, EL
Nicolas Chauvet Fedora Project Member FR, EN
Michel Duquaine Fedora Visitor FR, NL, EN
Ruben Kerkhof Fedora Visitor NL, EN
Kostas Georgiou Fedora Visitor EN, EL

 : Present  : Absentee  : No idea yet

Next, add your information to the Accommodation page.

If you volunteer as booth personnel, add yourself to the booth attendance schedule.

Finally, see the list (below) of things we need for the booth.


On Friday, February 5th, we'll have a Ambassador Fedora Activity Day to discuss all of the topics that are important in EMEA. Please see the wiki page for information. This FAD will lead up to the FOSDEM beer event on Friday night.

Speakers in the Dev Room

Please goto Distribution Miniconf

Location & Schedule

Friday, 5 February (18:00-06:00)

There will be a FOSDEM beer event on Friday night before FOSDEM (5 February 2010).

Saturday, 6 February (10:00-19:00) and Sunday, 7 February (09:00-17:00)

Attendance and Parking is free

ULB Campus Solbosh
Avenue Franklin D. Roosevelt, 50
1050 Bruxelles

Location ULB

ULB campus

The event is easily reachable by public transportation. For details, see below. If you are afraid of getting lost, the following links might help you:

Press Kit

New Press Kit will be created for FOSDEM'10 ASAP nonetheless you can what they looked like for FOSDEM'09.

In Pdf format : Fedora Press Kit for FOSDEM'09

In Odt format : Fedora Press Kit for FOSDEM'09


New Posters will be created for FOSDEM'10 ASAP nonetheless you can what it looked like for FOSDEM'09.

In Pdf format : Fedora Poster for FOSDEM'09

More information

Mailinglist: fosdem at We will inform you when news about FOSDEM is available.

For Spouses or partners

Spouses/partners: enjoy a guided tour of Brussels while your favorite geek attends FOSDEM !

This year, FOSDEM hires professional guides to offer a guided tours of Brussels for the spouses or partners. If he or she would like to accompany you, and is not interested in the FOSDEM conference, this will make the stay worthwhile. Brussels is a city with a rich historical past, and a cosmopolitan present.

The tours will take place both afternoons of the conference. The first one will give an introduction of the heart of Brussels, and the other one will cover different views of the city, and make sure you're back well on time.

The guides are from the organization Brukselbinnenstebuiten.

Please register