GUADEC - 29th-31st May, Stuttgart, Germany
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The 6th annual GNOME User and Developer European Conference (GUADEC) will bring developers, GNOME Foundation leaders, individuals, businesses and governments, as well as Free Software and Open Source software users together in Stuttgart, Germany from the 29th to the 31st of May, 2005.

The conference is a unique forum that highlights the capabilities and direction of GNOME - the user environment for desktop computers, networked servers and portable Internet devices. Come to GUADEC 6 to learn about -

Latest News

We are streaming the conference live! Check out the live streams of GUADEC by Fluendo. A local stream is also available for everyone already at GUADEC.

GUADEC registration is closed online, but can still be made at GUADEC.
Some subsidy registration is still available at no cost for students at the "Haus der Wirschaft". Please bring your valid student card with you.

Travel For those attendees wishing to travel with Lufthansa to the GUADEC, a special global conference fare has been arranged by GNOME Foundation. See the travel page for details.

Multimedia GUADEC this year features a special multimedia track on the latest in free media technology, including speakers from the BBC and Nokia.

Accommodation Accommodation information, including hotels offering a GUADEC discount, and inexpensive places in a youth hostel, is now online.

Schedule Online! The provisional schedule has been announced!

Speakers press release GUADEC Planning Committee announces preliminary speakers.


Wirschaftsministerium Baden-Württemberg    Wirschaftsförderung Region Stuttgart    GNOME Deutschland e.V.

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