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DebConf11, Germany ?! Debian zu Gast bei Freunden
Why Germany? <ul><li>Big local team (many of them prior Organizers)
Lots of Debian Developers (2 nd  largest)
Huge Community (including commercial support)
Excellent infrastructure
Very good accessibility
Wide range of political support </li></ul>
Why Germany <ul><li>Moderate summer temperature
Schengen member (easy travel for many people)
English is a widely spoken foreign language
Well developed public transport </li></ul>
<ul><ul><li>In the heart of Europe </li></ul></ul>DebConf11, Germany
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Debconf 11 in Germany

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Presentation of the bid for Debian Conference and Debian Camp 2011 in Germany.

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Debconf 11 in Germany

  1. 1. DebConf11, Germany ?! Debian zu Gast bei Freunden
  2. 2. Why Germany? <ul><li>Big local team (many of them prior Organizers)
  3. 3. Lots of Debian Developers (2 nd largest)
  4. 4. Huge Community (including commercial support)
  5. 5. Excellent infrastructure
  6. 6. Very good accessibility
  7. 7. Wide range of political support </li></ul>
  8. 8. Why Germany <ul><li>Moderate summer temperature
  9. 9. Schengen member (easy travel for many people)
  10. 10. English is a widely spoken foreign language
  11. 11. Well developed public transport </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><ul><li>In the heart of Europe </li></ul></ul>DebConf11, Germany
  13. 13. DebConf11, Germany <ul><li>Currently looking at 3 different places: </li><ul><li>Berlin
  14. 14. Rhein/Ruhr area
  15. 15. Munich </li></ul><li>Germany will have one bid in the DC11 bid, which one will be selected before end of this year. </li></ul>
  16. 16. DebConf11, Germany - Berlin <ul><li>Spirit of Freedom
  17. 17. Three major universities
  18. 18. Many universities of applied sciences
  19. 19. Big communities (Debian, CCC, LXDE, XFCE, KDE, Gnome)
  20. 20. Experienced community organizers of free and open source events
  21. 21. Support of companies and institutions like the foreign office </li></ul>
  22. 22. DebConf11, Germany - Berlin
  23. 23. DebConf11, Germany – Rhein/Ruhr <ul><li>Megapolis (Cologne, Dortmund, Duisburg, Essen, ...)
  24. 24. Two major universities
  25. 25. Many universities of applied sciences
  26. 26. Already hosted various smaller Debian events </li></ul>
  27. 27. DebConf11, Germany - Rhein/Ruhr
  28. 28. DebConf11, Germany - München © Michael Nagy, Presseamt München http://www.flickr.com/photos/premshree/217849846/
  29. 29. DebConf11, Germany - München <ul><li>Two major universities
  30. 30. Many universities of applied sciences
  31. 31. Already hosted various smaller Debian events </li></ul>&quot;The City of Munich uses free software and open standards. Both are an essential base for our information technology. I would be pleased to welcome the worldwide developer community of Debian GNU/Linux in Munich in 2011. &quot; City Mayor Christian Ude Now 2,000 workstations using Debian GNU/Linux Until end of 2011: > 11,000 installations on Municipality's PCs
  32. 32. W e woul d like to welcome you in Germany!

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