... and in 2019

This page is about connecting people beyond borders and nations who understand the benefits of sharing knowledge and to collectively use, study, share and improve it for everyone.

You find a list of Free, Libre and/or Open Source Software (related) events happening in Europe in 2020 below, chronologically sorted into upcoming and passed. Unity in diversity!

If you know about an event that is not yet listed here and it matches the criteria, please contribute. For any questions get in contact.

Upcoming events


10-12 GNU Hackers Meeting Mont Soleil in St. Imier, Switzerland
23 Connected Smart Cities Conference in Brussels, Belgium
24-26 DevConf.cz in Brno, Czech Republic
25-02 Byteweek in Brussels, Belgium

Take part in the Call for Participation.

30 Sustain Summit in Brussels, Belgium
30-31 MiniDebCamp in Brussels, Belgium
30-31 XMPP Summit in Brussels, Belgium

Take part in the Call for Participation.

31 CHAOSScon Europe in Brussels, Belgium


01-02 FOSDEM in Brussels, Belgium
03 CopyleftConf in Brussels, Belgium
03-05 Config Management Camp in Gent, Belgium
14 I love Free Software Day
22 Winterkongress in Zurich, Switzerland


06 Open Belgium in Hasselt, Belgium

Take part in the Call for Participation. Deadline: 03.01.2020

11-14 FOSSGIS-Konferenz in Freiburg, Germany
12-14 t3chfest in Madrid, Spain

Take part in the Call for Participation. Deadline: 15.12.2019

13-15 DrupalCamp London in London, United Kingdom
14-15 Chemnitzer Linux-Tage in Chemnitz, Germany

Take part in the Call for Participation. Deadline: 08.01.2020

20 Libre en FĂȘte in France
27-28 openSUSE Summit in Dublin, Ireland

Take part in the Call for Participation. Deadline: 14.02.2020

29-01 foss-north in Gothenburg, Sweden

Take part in the Call for Participation.

30-02 KubeCon + CloudNativeCon Europe in Amsterdam, the Netherlands
31-02 Collaborations Workshop in Belfast, United Kingdom


02-05 MERGE-it in Turin, Italy

Take part in the Call for Participation.

04-05 Les Journées du Logiciel Libre in Lyon, France

Take part in the Call for Participation. Deadline: 08.02.2020

07 Libertybits in Sofia, Bulgaria
09-12 Software Freedom Kosova in Prishtina, Kosova
10-13 Easterhegg in Hamburg, Germany
10-13 Hack the Earth in Near Igualada, Spain
17-18 Grazer Linuxtage in Graz, Austria
20-24 Internet Freedom Festival in Valencia, Spain

Take part in the Call for Participation. Deadline: 15.12.2019

24-25 Opensouthcode in Malaga, Spain
25 Open Education Day in Bern, Switzerland
25 Linux-Infotag in Augsburg, Germany


07-09 DrupalCamp Spain in Malaga, Spain
09-11 Wikimedia Hackathon in Tirana, Albania
21 OpenTechSummit in Berlin, Germany
26-29 Libre Graphics Meeting in Rennes, France
27-31 DjangoCon Europe in Porto, Portugal


04-06 WordCamp Europe in Porto, Portugal

Take part in the Call for Participation. Deadline: 06.01.2020

06-07 DrupalCamp Kyiv in Kiev, Ukraine
06-07 Linuxwochen Linz in Linz, Austria
17-18 OW2Con in Paris, France
18-21 DrupalCamping in Wolfsburg, Germany
21 UK Open Source Awards in Edinburgh, United Kingdom
29-01 Pass the SALT in Lille, France


24-26 Electromagnetic Field in Eastnor, United Kingdom
29-02 Italian Hacker Camp in Padua, Italy


11-18 BornHack in Island of Funen, Denmark
19-21 GNU Hackers Meeting in Hamburg, Germany

Take part in the Call for Participation.

22-23 FrOSCon in Sankt-Augustin, Germany


18-19 Kieler Linuxtage in Kiel, Germany
19 Open Source and Linux in Kiev, Ukraine

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Events passed


Planet Earth in its late 2010s: Europeans are facing an uprise of right-wing movements in most parts of the continent. New forms of political oppression and restrictions of freedom are put into practice, creating new deportation procedures, excessive police laws and border controls, new walls and entry bans. One can only speculate how the overall situation will develop in the next decade or the one after, how borders outside and within Europe will be re-established and potentially closed down ... But one can be sure that when crossing borders will become a privilege again, inter-European families, networks and communities will get dispersed.

To grow and live (in) a free society we need freedom of exchange. We need human cooperation as a breeding ground for creativity and inspiration as well as a fundament to safeguard our peace and mutual understanding. Freedom of people - just as freedom of code - is fundamental to Free, Libre and Open Source Software and their communities and a requirement to collectively construct our commons.

This project shall help growing a free society. As long as inner-European borders can still be crossed and international events are possible, this page is here to encourage you to get to know and network with each other. Create international organisations, form resilient communities and build friendships with each other across borders. Go to a FOSS event in another country this year, an event where you have never been before. Get to know new people there, their habits, knowledge and backgrounds. Help each other and listen to each other. And above all do what you always love to do:

Use, study, share and improve. Together.

No borders. No nations.

Just humans.

And tech.

No DRM. No firewalls.

Just freedom.

And humans.

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