The LibreOffice conference is running back to back with the
Ubucon in the same city, so it might be interesting esp. for
german-speaking visitors to stay a bit longer for that
conference. More information is available at: http://ubucon.de
LibreOffice Community announces broad program for its Berlin conference
Tracks on development, marketing, migration and community success
The Document Foundation to host official ODF Plugfest and ODF
The LibreOffice community today announces the program for its Berlin
conference (October 17th to 19th). Taking place at the conference
center of the Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology (BMWi),
and sponsored by leading players Canonical, Google and SerNet, it is
not only the annual gathering of the worldwide community, but also
meeting point for governmental and corporate adopters and innovators.
"With three tracks in parallel, plus the ODF Plugfest, including ODF
Plugtesting, this years' LibreOffice Conference is the major event
for everyone interested in the development of free office suites and
the OpenDocument ecosystem at large", says Volker Merschmann, member
of the program comittee.
Jacqueline Rahemipour, lead organizer from the host Freies Office
Deutschland e.V., states: "Our program reflects the broad engagement
and diversity of the community, and includes talks and workshops
from various areas of the project. Interested users, developers,
marketeers, as well as corporate and governmental adopters are
invited to come to Berlin, to exchange ideas and jointly work on
shaping the future of free office suites."
Following the project's principles, the conference system has been
implemented exclusively using free software. Board member Andreas
Mantke has been developing an addon, based on Dexterity for the
The Document Foundation is an open, independent, self-governing,
meritocratic organization, which builds on ten years of dedicated
work by the OpenOffice.org Community. TDF was created in the belief
that the culture born of an independent foundation brings out the
best in corporate and volunteer contributors, and will deliver the
best free office suite. TDF is open to any individual who agrees
with its core values and contributes to its activities, and warmly
welcomes corporate participation, e.g. by sponsoring individuals to
work as equals alongside other contributors in the community. As of
today, TDF has over 130 members and over 2,000 volunteers and
I would like to draw your attention to the Social Event of this year's
LibreOffice Conference. It will be held jointly with Ubucon, the central
event of the German Ubuntu community.
| It starts on Friday 19/Oct/2012 at 20:30 – open end!
| It takes place at c-base, Rungestr. 20, Berlin.
Admission is EUR 5.00. You will get 3 tokens for that, each of which is
good for 1 bottled beer or 1 softdrink at the bar inside. Long-drinks
are 2 tokens. (If you are still thirsty after having spent your 3
tokens, you can get more drinks at the bar, of course. ;-)
The location is famous for being one of the first hackerspaces in the
world. The basement is for members only, but you may join a free tour.
So don't miss the party of the year, don't miss the Libuntu Party!