Desktop Summit: Day Trips 3

This year’s Desktop Summit is taking place at Humbolt University in the middle of Berlin, one of the most interesting cities in the world. This makes it a prime starting point for taking a tour of the city. For this reason, we’ve designated some time on Thursday, August 11th for taking day trips. When you ...

Desktop Summit: Deadlines & Announcements Galore

So the Desktop Summit is quickly approaching. In only 5.5 weeks you’ll all be arriving in Berlin getting ready for some great talks and good fun. In order to make your time in Berlin as productive and enjoyable as possible we try to keep you abreast on what’s happening here. As a public service I’ll ...

Desktop Summit T-shirt Contest 4

Today, we’re announcing the start of the Desktop Summit t-shirt contest. We want designs that go beyond your typical conference shirt which finds its final resting place in the closet or drawer once you’ve returned home. We’re looking for designs that reflect the passion and energy of the Free Desktop communities that The Desktop Summit ...

Desktop Summit: Calling all procrastinators!

Let this be the last blog post to make you feel guilty for not yet having submitted a talk proposal to this year’s Desktop Summit in Berlin. The deadline to submit your proposal is TOMORROW (Mar. 25th, 2011). If you have contributed in any way to one of the many Free/Libre Desktops, we encourage you ...

Desktop Summit 2011: It’s starting to get interesting.

Yesterday the local planning team for the Desktop Summit got together to discuss our progress. The good news is that we seem to be more or less on schedule. Thus far, we on the planning committee have been pretty quiet on the Intertubes. There has been Lennart’s post about the call for papers (which you ...