------------------------------------------------------------------------ The Debian Project https://www.debian.org/ DebConf19 closes in Curitiba and DebConf20 dates announced email@example.com July 27th, 2019 https://www.debian.org/News/2019/20190727 ------------------------------------------------------------------------ Today, Saturday 27 July 2019, the annual Debian Developers and Contributors Conference came to a close. Hosting more than 380 attendees from 50 different countries over a combined 145 event talks, discussion sessions, Birds of a Feather (BoF) gatherings, workshops, and activities, DebConf19  was a large success. 1: https://debconf19.debconf.org The conference was preceded by the annual DebCamp held 14 July to 19 July which focused on individual work and team sprints for in-person collaboration toward developing Debian and host to a 3-day packaging workshop where new contributors were able to start on Debian packaging. The Open Day  held on July 20, with over 250 attendees, enjoyed presentations and workshops of interest to the wider audience, a Job Fair with booths from several of the DebConf19 sponsors and a Debian install fest. 2: https://debconf19.debconf.org/news/2019-07-20-open-day/ The actual Debian Developers Conference started on Sunday 21 July 2019. Together with plenaries such as the the traditional 'Bits from the DPL', lightning talks, live demos and the announcement of next year's DebConf (DebConf20  in Haifa, Israel), there were several sessions related to the recent release of Debian 10 buster and some of its new features, as well as news updates on several projects and internal Debian teams, discussion sessions (BoFs) from the language, ports, infrastructure, and community teams, along with many other events of interest regarding Debian and free software. 3: https://wiki.debian.org/DebConf/20 The schedule  was updated each day with planned and ad-hoc activities introduced by attendees over the course of the entire conference. 4: https://debconf19.debconf.org/schedule/ For those who were not able to attend, most of the talks and sessions were recorded for live streams with videos made, available through the Debian meetings archive website . Almost all of the sessions facilitated remote participation via IRC messaging apps or online collaborative text documents. 5: https://meetings-archive.debian.net/pub/debian-meetings/2019/DebConf19/ The DebConf19 website  will remain active for archival purposes and will continue to offer links to the presentations and videos of talks and events. 6: https://debconf19.debconf.org/ Next year, DebConf20  will be held in Haifa, Israel, from 23 August to 29 August 2020. As tradition follows before the next DebConf the local organizers in Israel will start the conference activites with DebCamp (16 August to 22 August), with particular focus on individual and team work toward improving the distribution. 7: https://wiki.debian.org/DebConf/20 DebConf is committed to a safe and welcome environment for all participants. During the conference, several teams (Front Desk, Welcome team and Anti-Harassment team) are available to help so both on-site and remote participants get their best experience in the conference, and find solutions to any issue that may arise. See the web page about the Code of Conduct in DebConf19 website  for more details on this. 8: https://debconf19.debconf.org/about/coc/ Debian thanks the commitment of numerous sponsors  to support DebConf19, particularly our Platinum Sponsors: Infomaniak , Google  and Lenovo . 9: https://debconf19.debconf.org/sponsors/ 10: https://www.infomaniak.com 11: https://google.com/ 12: https://www.lenovo.com About Debian ------------ The Debian Project was founded in 1993 by Ian Murdock to be a truly free community project. Since then the project has grown to be one of the largest and most influential open source projects. Thousands of volunteers from all over the world work together to create and maintain Debian software. Available in 70 languages, and supporting a huge range of computer types, Debian calls itself the "universal operating system". About DebConf ------------- DebConf is the Debian Project's developer conference. In addition to a full schedule of technical, social and policy talks, DebConf provides an opportunity for developers, contributors and other interested people to meet in person and work together more closely. It has taken place annually since 2000 in locations as varied as Scotland, Argentina, and Bosnia and Herzegovina. More information about DebConf is available from https://debconf.org . 13: https://debconf.org/ About Infomaniak ---------------- Infomaniak  is Switzerland's largest web-hosting company, also offering backup and storage services, solutions for event organizers, live-streaming and video on demand services. It wholly owns its datacenters and all elements critical to the functioning of the services and products provided by the company (both software and hardware). 14: https://www.infomaniak.com About Google ------------ Google  is one of the largest technology companies in the world, providing a wide range of Internet-related services and products such as online advertising technologies, search, cloud computing, software, and hardware. 15: https://google.com/ Google has been supporting Debian by sponsoring DebConf for more than ten years, and is also a Debian partner sponsoring parts of Salsa 's continuous integration infrastructure within Google Cloud Platform. 16: https://salsa.debian.org About Lenovo ------------ As a global technology leader manufacturing a wide portfolio of connected products, including smartphones, tablets, PCs and workstations as well as AR/VR devices, smart home/office and data center solutions, Lenovo  understands how critical open systems and platforms are to a connected world. 17: https://www.lenovo.com Contact Information ------------------- For further information, please visit the DebConf19 web page at https://debconf19.debconf.org/ or send mail to <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
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