LibreOffice at FOSDEM 2019

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DatesFebruary 02 - February 03, 2019
LocationULB 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 K (level 1, group A)

FOSDEM buildings map

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
  6. Enio Gemmo,
  7. Paolo Vecchi - available for various slots Saturday and Sunday


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

The schedule is found here

(Deadline for proposals for talks was Monday, December 24, 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”.

Lightning Talks

The last slot in the program will be lightning talks, please poke Andras with your ideas & slides - here's the current submissions:

  1. Andras Timar - Localization of LibreOffice Online
  2. Michael Stahl - The Grand Redlining Rework -> moved to 18:00!!
  3. Svante Schubert - ODF Toolkit
  4. Bjoern Michaelsen - SWClient – an update
  5. Adam Kovacs - OOXML import/export Chart bugs in LibreOffice
  6. Laszlo Németh - Most interesting fixes in LibreOffice
  7. Thorsten Behrens - Cross-building Linux x86 LibreOffice with Docker


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
  17. Arnaud Versini
  18. Andras Timar
  19. Izabela Bakollari
  20. Gustavo Pacheco,
  21. Charles Schulz
  22. Thorsten Behrens (thb)
  23. Emiliano Vavassori
  24. Cor Nouws (Cornouws) (vegan)
  25. Marina Latini
  26. Regina Henschel,
  27. Caolán McNamara
  28. Zdeněk Crhonek
  29. Noel Grandin
  30. Michael Meeks
  31. Tamas Bunth
  32. Svante Schubert
  33. Michael Stahl
  34. Laszlo Nemeth
  35. Gabor Kelemen
  36. Balazs Varga
  37. Paolo Vecchi
  38. Enio Gemmo 2
  39. Adam Kovacs
  40. Reinhard Handler
  41. Christian Lohmaier
  42. Philippe Hemmel (philippe at hemmel fr)
  43. Jos van den Oever (vegetarian)
  44. Alexander Werner
  45. Konstantin Kemper
  46. Gustav Eek
  47. Bjoern Michaelsen
  48. Kelley Misata
  49. Victor Julien
  50. Edward Zimmermann (kosher)


Certification committee meeting is on Thursday 31st of January at 11. a.m. 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)


Hackfest 2019
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DatesJanuary 30th-31th, 2019
LocationBetacowork Coworking,
Brussels, Belgium

Social channel

Feel free to join the Telegram group:

...that is bridged with the IRC channel #libreoffice-hackfest IRC://

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) (only arriving Thursday afternoon)
  17. Jona Azizaj, (Thu only)
  18. Marina Latini
  19. Tor Lillqvist (Thu only)
  20. Dennis Roczek (Thu only)
  21. Zdeněk Crhonek
  22. Noel Grandin
  23. Reinhard Handler
  24. William Gathoye (Thu only)
  25. Arnaud Versini (Thu only)

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