LibreOffice at FOSDEM 2020

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DatesFebruary 01 - February 02, 2020
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 :


Building H, Level 1 (be careful, the building is different from last year)

Saturday, February 1st, from 10 AM to 6:30 PM and Sunday, February 2nd, 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. Italo Vignoli,
  2. Sophie
  3. Enio Gemmo,
  4. Sidorela Uku
  5. Mike Saunders (will be mostly in the devroom, checking video, but will visit the booth often!)
  6. Gabriele Ponzo,
  7. Emiliano Vavassori,
  8. Daniel Rodriguez,
  9. Stephan (TDF team)
  10. Dennis Roczek


The Open Document Editors DevRoom is scheduled for Saturday, February 1 (from 10:30AM to 7:00PM, room UB4.136).

The devroom schedule is available on the FOSDEM 2020 website

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.

Social Dinner

Saturday, February 1st, from 7:30 PM to 11:30 PM. The venue is at ICAB, 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 Tuesday, January 28.

  1. Italo Vignoli,
  2. Xisco Fauli
  3. Sophie
  4. Franklin
  5. Ilmari Lauhakangas
  6. Thorsten Behrens
  7. Florian Effenberger,
  8. Enio Gemmo
  9. Mike Saunders
  10. Gabriele Ponzo,
  11. Regis Perdreau
  12. Christian Lohmaier
  13. Svante Schubert
  14. Emiliano Vavassori
  15. guilhem
  16. William Gathoye
  17. Arnaud Versini
  18. Marina Latini
  19. Lothar K. Becker
  20. Gustav Eek
  21. Silva Arapi,
  22. Daniel Rodriguez
  23. Sidorela Uku
  24. Caolán McNamara
  25. Heiko Tietze
  26. Michael Meeks
  27. Jan Holesovsky
  28. Andras Timar
  29. Pedro Silva
  30. Gülşah Köse
  31. Eike Rathke
  32. Ahmad Haris
  33. Rania Amina
  34. Stephan (TDF team)
  35. Cor Nouws
  36. Naruhiko Ogasawara
  37. Gerald Pfeifer (openSUSE Chairman) - gerald [at] pfeifer [dot] com
  38. Dr.Axel Braun / DocB (openSUSE Board)
  39. Marta Nemeth
  40. Samuel Thibault
  41. Alexandre ARNAUD
  42. Colomban WENDLING
  43. Sébastien HINDE
  44. Jean-Philippe MENGUAL
  45. Nicolas Christener
  46. Beat Rubischon
  47. David Grolimund
  48. Gabriel Masei
  49. Eduard Ardeleanu
  50. Edward Zimmermann (kosher)
  51. Dennis Roczek
  52. Dr. Luis Falcon (GNU Health) - vegan
  53. Philippe Hemmel
  54. Malte Timmermann


The certification sessions are scheduled for Sunday, February 2nd 12a.m. in UB4.132. It will be the first time, that we will have more than three applicants, coming from Asia and Europe, the detailed schedule of in-person and jitsi-meeting is under construction to meet time zones. Normaly it is open to attend for everyone, but Applicants will be asked in beforehand, if it is ok to have an audience.

In addition there will be an Open Meeting of the certification committee for all interested at the FOSDEM Hackfest on Monday, February 3rd 11 a.m. in the venue of the TDF Hackfest. We will gather at the Hackfest room (search for Italo and Lothar) and then have a look for appropriate room. The meeting will be held without a specific agenda but with the opportunity to have a Q&A session and discussion for all interested stakeholder (cert com (all profiles), certified people (all profiles), interested professionals in application for certification, ...).

Please add your name and email if you plan to be at the meeting, and if you are available as a certification reviewer (of course, if you belong to the list of certification reviewers).

  1. Italo Vignoli,
  2. Sophie
  3. Franklin
  4. Gabriele Ponzo,
  5. Marina Latini
  6. Lothar K. Becker
  7. Ahmad Haris


Social channel

Feel free to join the Telegram group:

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

...which again is bridged with Matrix room

Monday, February 3rd / Tuesday, February 4th

The venue is at ICAB, 4 rue des Pères Blancs, 1040 Etterbeek, meeting room Madera. More information at Hackfest/FOSDEM2020.

BoD Meeting

Thursday, January 30 - Friday, January 31

The venue is at Mercure Hotel, Boulevard Jamar 25, 1060 Saint-Gilles (meeting room TBA).

Team Meeting

Tuesday, February 4, all day

The venue is at ICAB, 4 rue des Pères Blancs, 1040 Etterbeek, meeting room Neos.