About the conference
Winter session of the international conference of free/libre open source software developers and users, the Linux Vacation / Eastern Europe, will be held on February 12-14, 2016. The event combines both communication and rest of the enthusiasts of free software, including GNU/Linux platform, but not limited to it.
LVEE Winter 2016 is organized by Minsk Linux Users Group with support of the open source community active members from cities of Belarus. Recommended Conference languages are Russian, Belarusian and English.
February, 10 is a deadline for participation request. February, 8 is a deadline for abstracts submission.
Conference format mainly includes oral presentations and lightning talks, while round table discussions, and code-sprints are also possible. Speakers will be provided with a conference hall with all necessary equipment.
The presentation materials of LVEE Winter 2016 will be published in two steps. The abstracts will be put on-line before the conference, with multimedia materials (slides and video of presentations) following later on. The printed book of LVEE to be published summer 2016 will include abstracts from both winter and summer conferences.
Presentations subjects include development and maintenance of free software, adoption and administration of FOSS-based solutions, making business based on open technologies, peculiarities of free licenses usage. The conference covers a wide range of platforms, from workstations and servers to embedded systems and mobile devices.
Authors of presentations, sponsors representatives and press are free from paying the participation fee.
See the About page for more details.