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 in 2020


January

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 Pre-FOSDEM Community Meeting in Brussels, Belgium
31 CHAOSScon Europe in Brussels, Belgium

February

01-02 FOSDEM in Brussels, Belgium
03 CopyleftConf in Brussels, Belgium
03-05 Config Management Camp in Gent, Belgium
06 LF Energy Open Source Bootcamp in Duiven, the Netherlands
14 I love Free Software Day
22 Winterkongress in Zurich, Switzerland
29-01 installfest.cz in Prague, Czech Republic

Take part in the Call for Participation. Deadline: 31.01.2020

March

05 Community Backstage in Berlin, Germany
06 FOSS Backstage in Berlin, Germany
06 Open Belgium in Hasselt, Belgium
11-14 FOSSGIS-Konferenz in Freiburg, Germany
12-14 t3chfest in Madrid, Spain
13-15 DrupalCamp London in London, United Kingdom
14-15 Chemnitzer Linux-Tage in Chemnitz, Germany
20 Libre en Fête in France
27-28 openSUSE Summit Dublin 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.

29-30 Kubernetes Contributor Summit Europe in Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Take part in the Call for Participation. Deadline: 07.02.2020

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

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April

02-05 MERGE-it in Turin, Italy

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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
10-13 Easterhegg in Hamburg, Germany
10-13 Hack the Earth in Calafou, Spain
17-18 Grazer Linuxtage in Graz, Austria

Take part in the Call for Participation. Deadline: 31.01.2020

17-19 Software Freedom Kosova in Prishtina, Kosova

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20-24 Internet Freedom Festival in Valencia, Spain
24-25 Opensouthcode in Malaga, Spain

Take part in the Call for Participation. Deadline: 24.01.2020

24-25 Linuxwochen Eisenstadt in Eisenstadt, Austria
25 FLISOL
25 Open Education Day in Bern, Switzerland
25 Ausburger Linux-Infotag in Augsburg, Germany

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25 17th Linux Session in Wrocław, Poland
25-26 T-Dose in Geldrop / Eindhoven, the Netherlands
30 Linux Days Villach in Villach, Austria

May

04 Digitale Souveränität in Berlin, Germany
07-08 DORS/CLUC in Zagreb, Croatia

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07-09 DrupalCamp Spain in Malaga, Spain
07-09 Linuxwochen Wien in Vienna, Austria
09-11 Wikimedia Hackathon in Tirana, Albania
16-17 openSUSE Summit at OSCAL in Tirana, Albania
21 OpenTechSummit in Berlin, Germany
21-24 Gulaschprogrammiernacht in Karlsruhe, Germany
26-29 Libre Graphics Meeting in Rennes, France
27-31 DjangoCon Europe in Porto, Portugal

June

02-04 Xen Developer & Design Summit in Bucharest, Romania

Take part in the Call for Participation. Deadline: 06.03.2020

04 OpenExpo in Madrid, Spain
04-06 WordCamp Europe in Porto, Portugal
04-06 Free Silicon Conference in Paris, France
05-06 esLibre in Madrid, Spain
05-07 PyCon CZ in Ostrava, Czech Republic

Take part in the Call for Participation. Deadline: 31.03.2020

06-07 DrupalCamp Kyiv in Kiev, Ukraine
06-07 Linuxwochen Linz in Linz, Austria
12-14 Chaos Singularity in Biel/Bienne, Switzerland

Take part in the Call for Participation. Deadline: 31.05.2020

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

July

02-04 Wikidata Days 2020 in Carcavelos, Portugal
02-05 Pas sage en seine in Paris, France

Take part in the Call for Participation. Deadline: 16.04.2020

09-12 Hackmeeting 0x17 in Rome, Italy
24-26 Electromagnetic Field in Eastnor, United Kingdom
29-02 Italian Hacker Camp in Padua, Italy

August

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

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22-23 FrOSCon in Sankt-Augustin, Germany
25-27 deRSE20 in Jena, Germany
27-30 Hacken Open Air in Gifhorn, Germany

September

18-19 Kieler Linuxtage in Kiel, Germany
19 Open Source and Linux in Kiev, Ukraine
23-25 MiniDebCamp Regensburg in Regensburg, Germany
25-27 BalCCon2k20 in Novi Sad, Serbia
26-27 MiniDebConf Regensburg in Regensburg, Germany
29-30 Open Networking & Edge Summit in Antwerp, Belgium

Take part in the Call for Participation. Deadline: 07.06.2020

October

02-04 PyConES in Granada, Spain
13-16 LibreOffice Conference in Nürnberg, Germany
17-18 Sonoj Convention in Cologne, Germany
26-28 KVM Forum in Dublin, Ireland
26-28 Embedded Linux Conference in Dublin, Ireland
26-28 Open Source Summit Europe in Dublin, Ireland
29-30 Linux Security Summit in Dublin, Ireland

Past events in 2020


January

10-12 GNU Hackers Meeting Mont Soleil in St. Imier, Switzerland
13-16 LFN Developer & Testing Forum in Prague, Czech Republic
23 Connected Smart Cities Conference in Brussels, Belgium

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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.

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