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Montreal's bid proposal for DebConf16


We are very excited to announce our bid for Montreal, Canada to host

Located in the north-east of North America, Montreal is the largest
francophone city on the continent and a frequent host for international
events. Its rich cultural diversity, casual style and historical sites
make it an attractive destination for business and leisure travels
alike. Montreal is also renowned for its excellent public transit and
bike-friendliness. The vast number of festivals, parks, museums and
local breweries make it a great meeting destination in any season. While
the city's official language is French, the majority of the population
is bilingual and so it's quite easy for English speaking visitors to
navigate the city.

Montreal is an ideal choice for hosting DebConf16 and the team
presenting this bid is solid, with an entirely local roster of DebConf
veterans and newcomers. We have several great potential venues in our
sights, both downtown and offcenter, all with fantastic network
capacity. Last but not least, Montreal has a well-established free
software community which would readily gather around an event such as

While we are aware that our wiki page currently is light on venue
specifics, we will be working hard in the next few days to bolster this

Our bid proposal is available at:

On behalf of the Montreal bid team.

Mathieu Trudel-Lapierre <mathieu.tl@gmail.com>
Freenode: cyphermox, Jabber: mathieu.tl@gmail.com
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