The conference

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  • Preliminary event schedules available
  • DebConf 9 CfP announced
  • DebConf 9 registration open
  • DebConf 9 dates decided

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What is DebConf?

Debian Conference

Debian Conference is the annual Debian developers meeting, an event filled with coding parties, discussions and workshops - all of them highly technical in nature. It was held in Cáceres, Extremadura, Spain, from July 23 to 30, 2009.

Previous Debian Conferences have featured speakers from around the world. They have also been extremely beneficial for developing key Debian software components, including the new Debian Installer, and for improving Debian's internationalization.

Debian Camp

Development teams like debian-installer and debian-edu also have the possibility of meeting beforehand for undisturbed collaborative work. However, note that only the basic necessities like bed and network connection will be provided at that time. Interested teams should contact the organizers upfront to make special arrangements. DebCamp took place from July 16th until July 23rd 2009.

Debian Open Day

Meanwhile, decision-makers interested in discovering the benefits of Free Software and Debian users were invited to attend Debian Open Day on the 24th. Debian Open Day is an open house event with presentations of general interest.

General schedule

DebConf9 Dates
Date Description
July, 2009
Thursday, 16th First day of DebCamp
First day for sponsored food+room (only for people with a work plan for DebCamp).
Thursday, 23th Last day of DebCamp (and arrival day for DebConf)
First day for sponsored food+room for people attending DebConf.
Friday, 24th DebConf day 1 and also Debian Open Day
Saturday, 25th DebConf day 2
Sunday, 26th DebConf day 3
Monday, 27th DebConf day 4: Day trip
Tuesday, 28th DebConf day 5: Conference dinner
Wednesday, 29th DebConf day 6
Thursday, 30th DebConf day 7 (Last day)
Last day of sponsored food and room. You should leave the 31 in the morning!
Friday, 31th Cleanup, leave