DebConf18 invites you to Debian Open Day at National Chiao Tung University, Microelectronics and Information Research Center (NCTU MIRC), in HsinchuOn Fri 27 July 2018 with tags debconf debconf18 debian
Written by Laura Arjona Reina, Héctor Orón Martínez
DebConf, the annual conference for Debian contributors and users interested in improving the Debian operating system, will be held in National Chiao Tung University, Microelectronics and Information Research Center (NCTU MIRC) in Hsinchu, Taiwan, from July 29th to August 5th, 2018. The conference is preceded by DebCamp, July 21th to July 27th, and the DebConf18 Open Day on July 28th.
Debian is an operating system consisting entirely of free and open source software, and is known for its adherence to the Unix and Free Software philosophies and for its extensiveness. Thousands of volunteers from all over the world work together to create and maintain Debian software, and more than 400 are expected to attend DebConf18 to meet in person and work together more closely.
The conference features presentations and workshops, and video streams are made available in real-time and archived.
The DebConf18 Open Day, Saturday, July 28, is open to the public with events of interest to a wide audience.
The detailed schedule of the Open Day's events include, among others:
- Questions and Answers Session with Minister Audrey Tang,
- Debian Meets Smart City Applications with SZ Lin
- a Debian Packaging Workshop,
- panel discussion: Story of Debian contributors around the world,
- sessions in English or Chinese about different aspects of the Debian project and community, and other free software projects like LibreOffice, Clonezilla and DRBL, LXDE/LXQt desktops, EzGo...
Everyone is welcome to attend, attendance is free, and it is a great possibility for interested users to meet the Debian community.
Debian thanks the numerous sponsors for their commitment to DebConf18, particularly its Platinum Sponsor Hewlett Packard Enterprise, the Bureau of Foreign Trade, Ministry of Economic Affairs via the MEET TAIWAN program, and its venue sponsors, the National Chiao Tung University 國立交通大學 and the National Center for High-performance Computing 國家高速網路與計算中心.
For media contacts, please contact DebConf organization: 林上智 (SZ Lin), Cell: 0911-162297