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First European Ubuntu community conference to be held in 2016

UbuCon Europe 2016 will be the first conference dedicated to the European Ubuntu community and will be held in Essen, Germany from 18th to 20th November 2016.

The organisers are promising two days full of talks, workshops, demonstrations, exhibitions and (hopefully) great food. There will be social events in the evenings will give delegates the opportunity to meet fellow community members and visit some of Essen’s attractions.

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What is UbuCon Europe about?

Ubucon Europe is a conference on everything that is related to Ubuntu Linux and open source software. In particular, it will focus on

  • getting familiar with Ubuntu and all its flavours and sub-projects,
  • showcasing everything (flavours, projects, commercial products etc.) based on Ubuntu,
  • providing an open and vivid atmosphere to discuss ideas and projects with members of the Ubuntu community from all over Europe;and
  • learning and having fun!

Where will it take place?

The venue for UbuCon is Essen’s Unperfekthaus (which bills itself as “the creative oasis of central Essen”. Ed.).

Wikitravel has information on travel to Essen.

UbuCon Europe is being organised by ubuntu Deutschland e.V..

For those who cannot wait until November, it is preceded by UbuCon Paris (aka Paris Ubuntu Party).