LibreOffice at FOSDEM 2019

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Dates February 02 - February 03, 2019
Location ULB Campus Solbosch,
Brussels, Belgium

FOSDEM is the premier open source developers conference and the most significant developers' conference for LibreOffice after the annual LibreOffice Conference.


To add yourself go to: Events/2019/FOSDEM/Participants (includes #Booth, #DevRoom and #Certification scheduling)

Hackfest participants at Hackfest/FOSDEM2019#Participants


Building ?

Saturday, February 2nd, from 10 AM to 6:30 PM and Sunday, February 3rd, from 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM

Booth setup on Saturday, February 2nd, starting from 8:30 AM

Please add yourself to the list if you plan to help at the booth, detailing your availability:

  1. Sophie Gautier,
  2. Italo Vignoli,
  3. Gabriele Ponzo,
  4. Izabela Bakollari
  5. Emiliano Vavassori - mounting and dismounting for sure, maybe available for other slots


The Open Document Editors DevRoom is scheduled for Saturday, February 2 (from 10:30AM to 7:00PM, room UB2.147).

Proposals for talks about Open Document Editors or the ODF standard document format, on topics such as code, localization, QA, UX, tools, extensions and adoption-related cases are more than welcome. Please keep in mind that product pitches are not allowed at FOSDEM. The length of talks should be limited to a maximum of 25 minutes, as we would like to have questions after each presentation, and to fit as many presenters as possible in the schedule. Exceptions must be explicitly requested and justified. You may be assigned LESS time than you request.

All submissions have to be made in the Pentabarf event planning tool:

The deadline is Monday, December 24, 2018. Accepted speakers will be notified by Thursday, December 27, 2018. The schedule will be published on Monday, December 31, 2018.

Recording Permission

We will record and stream all main tracks, devrooms and lightning talks live. The recordings will be published under the same licence as all FOSDEM content (CC-BY). If, exceptionally, you believe there is a legitimate reason why your presentation should not be streamed or recorded, you must seek our agreement before submitting it.

In the “Submission notes” field, please indicate that you agree to have your presentation recorded and published under the same license as all FOSDEM content (CC-BY). For example: “If my speech is accepted for FOSDEM, I hereby agree to be recorded and to have recordings - including slides and other presentation related documents - published under the Creative Commons Attribution (CC-BY) 4.0 International License. Sincerely, Name”.

Social Dinner

Saturday, February 2nd, from 7:30 PM to 11:30 PM. The venue is at Betacowork Coworking Brussels, 4 rue des Pères Blancs, 1040 Etterbeek.

IMPORTANT: We can accommodate up to 100 people, so everyone is kindly asked to add their name (and possibly the email for last minute communications) to the list. For organizational reasons, we will not be able to accept people who have not confirmed their presence by Wednesday, January 31.

  1. Italo Vignoli,
  2. Sophie Gautier,
  3. Olivier Hallot,
  4. Florian Effenberger,
  5. Xisco Fauli,
  6. Heiko Tietze, htietze
  7. Lothar Becker,
  8. k-j,
  9.  Mike Saunders,
  10. Gabriele Ponzo,
  11. Eike Rathke (erAck)
  12. Muhammet Kara (kara)
  13. Guilhem Moulin
  14. Miklos Vajna
  15. Dennis Roczek
  16. William Gathoye (william dot gathoye at libreoffice org)
  17. Arnaud Versini (arnaud dot versini at libreoffice org)
  18. Andras Timar
  19. Izabela Bakollari
  20. Gustavo Pacheco,
  21. Charles Schulz
  22. Thorsten Behrens (thb)
  23. Emiliano Vavassori
  24. Cor Nouws (Cornouws)
  25. Marina Latini
  26. Regina Henschel,
  27. Caolán McNamara
  28. Zdeněk Crhonek
  29. Noel Grandin


Certification committee meeting is on Thursday 31st of January in the Betacowork for approx. 90 min., meeting point at the door of the hackfest.

Review sessions will be held at FOSDEM at Sunday afternoon 3rd of February from 12 p.m. until 4 p.m. in room UB4.132 at ULB.

  1. Italo Vignoli,
  2. Franklin Weng,
  3. Lothar Becker,
  4. Sophie Gautier,
  5. Marina Latini
  6. Florian Effenberger, (tentatively)


Wednesday, January 30 / Thursday, January 31

The venue is at Betacowork Coworking Brussels, 4 rue des Pères Blancs, 1040 Etterbeek, meeting room Azzar (first floor, on the left balcony, behind the Cafeteria). More information at Hackfest/FOSDEM2019.

  1. Italo Vignoli,
  2. Olivier Hallot,
  3. Florian Effenberger,
  4. Xisco Fauli,
  5. Heiko Tietze, htietze
  6. Lothar Becker,
  7. Gabriele Ponzo,
  8. Eike Rathke (erAck)
  9. Muhammet Kara (kara)
  10. Guilhem Moulin
  11. Miklos Vajna (Thu only)
  12. Andras Timar (Thu only)
  13. Izabela Bakollari
  14. Gustavo Pacheco,
  15. Thorsten Behrens (thb)
  16. Cor Nouws (Cornouws)
  17. Jona Azizaj, (Thu only)
  18. Marina Latini
  19. Tor Lillqvist
  20. Dennis Roczek (Thu only)
  21. Zdeněk Crhonek
  22. Noel Grandin

BoD Meeting


MC Meeting

Friday 1st of February from 09:00

The venue is at Betacowork Coworking Brussels, 4 rue des Pères Blancs, 1040 Etterbeek, meeting room TBD

  1. Gustavo Pacheco,
  2. Klaus-Jürgen Weghorn,
  3. Dennis Roczek,
  4. Jona Azizaj,
  5. Gabriele Ponzo,
  6. Muhammet Kara,

Team Meeting