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FOSDEM 2018 (the Free and Open Source Software Developers' Europe Meeting) will take place on Saturday, February 3 and Sunday, February 4, 2018 in Brussels, Belgium.

Anyone applying to Lightning Talks, or otherwise planning for any involvement? Please leave details on this wiki page!

FOSDEM 2018 will be preceded by XMPP Summit 22.

The XSF needs your help to make FOSDEM a success!

Who will be there

The following people plan to be there in person.

Given name Family name Nickname
Guus der Kinderen guus
Nicolas Vérité nyco
Paul Schaub vanitasvitae
Winfried Tilanus winfried
Edwin Mons intosi
Sam Whited SamWhited
Holger Weiß Holger


A hotel group discount has been arranged that covers Summit 22 as well as FOSDEM 2018. There's no requirement to spend all nights covered by the discount. It's perfectly fine to spend just some nights, which might be of interest to people attending just one, instead of both events. Please find details on the wiki page for Summit 22.

Submitted Talks

Track Name Title Description Accepted
Decentralized Internet & Privacy Daniel Gultsch Jabber/XMPP - The past, the presence and the future What has happend in the world of XMPP and the last couple of years (CSI, SM, OMEMO, Direct TLS) and what will happen in the future (OMEMO by default, SPAM/SPIM, ISR) not yet

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