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Sixth Annual Debian Conference

The Debian Project                         http://www.debian.org/events/
Sixth Annual Debian Conference                          press@debian.org
July 5th, 2005                  http://www.debian.org/News/2005/20050705

Sixth Annual Debian Conference

The 6th annual Debian Conference will be held at the Computer Science
department of the Helsinki University of Technology in Espoo, Finland
from July 9th to July 17th 2005.  Debian and Free Software developers
from countries around the world meet for a week-long series of
intensive development, seminars and workshops.  It is highly technical
in nature.

The target audience is Debian developers, interested and sophisticated
Debian users.  During the conference a number of attending developers
will give talks about particular topics about or otherwise affiliated
with Debian.  The schedule will be published during the conference and
isn't fixed yet.  There will also be several workshops, coding
parties, demonstrations and discussions.

Details on DebConf: http://www.debian.org/events/2005/0710-debconf

Debian Day

The Debian Developers Conference starts with Debian Day, a one-day
conference aiming at the general public.  This sub-conference will
take place at the Computer Science department of the Helsinki
University of Technology in Espoo, Finland.  The schedule follows:

Debian Day Schedule -- Saturday, July 9th, 2005

09:00  Greetings by Martin-Éric Racine, Andreas Schuldei, Branden Robinson
09:30  What is Debian?                 Jaldhar H. Vyas
10:15  What is Free Software?          Gunnar Wolf
11:00  Custom Debian distributions     Aigars Mahinovs
11:45  A travel through Debian         Juan Jose Amor
12:30  Debian release processes        Andreas Barth
12:00                        Lunch Break
14:00  Debian in Extremadura           Dario Rapisardi and Pedro Pérez
15:00  Helping Debian for end-user     Alexander Schmehl
15:45  Developing software for Debian  Martin-Éric Racine
16:30  How HP benefits from Debian     Bdale Garbee
17:30  Debian Project goals            Q & A session

Details on Debian Day: http://www.debconf.org/debconf5/about/debianday


This year's Debian Conference is organised in collaboration with
Linux-Aktivaattori and the Helsinki University of Technology, along
with financial support from HP, Intel, Nokia, Linux Magazine, IBM,
SLX-Debian-Labs, Movial, NetApp, Hostway, Linspire, VA Linux Systems
Japan, O'Reilly, Progeny, Canonical, Xandros, Damicon, Univention,
Linux Information Systems AG, MySQL, credativ and Ropecon.

For more information, please contact

Martin-Éric Racine
+358-40-726 2737

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