This page contains everything related to KDE events and their promotion.
Once a year, hundreds of members of the community meet at Akademy to present their work, plan future projects, build community and get work done.
- Camp KDE (Discontinued)
Held annually in the United States, Camp KDE provided a regional opportunity for KDE contributors and enthusiasts to gather, learn about the latest KDE happenings and share their experiences.
After every Plasma Desktop release, some people organize release parties in their city to gather KDE enthusiasts and have fun together.
- Qt Developer Days, Hanover, Germany
- CeBIT, Hanover, Germany
CeBIT is the digital industry's biggest, most international event. Thanks to its unique combination of exhibition, conferences, keynotes, corporate events and lounges, CeBIT represents an unrivaled tool for doing business and sealing deals.
- FOSDEM, Bruxelles, Belgium
FOSDEM is the biggest free and non-commercial event organized by and for the community. Its goal is to provide Free and Open Source developers with a place to meet.
- Linuxtag, Germany
LinuxTag is the most important place for Linux and open source software in Europe.
- Open Rheinruhr, Rhein Ruhr region, Germany
OpenRheinRuhr is an exhibition and congress about free software in the Ruhr Valley.
- FOSS-North, Gothenburg, Sweden
FOSS-North is a free / open source conference covering both software and hardware from the technical perspective.
Upcoming events you can be part of
If you want to help spread the word about KDE, here you can find a list of upcoming events to participate in. Add your own event and ask for help on the mailing list, or offer to help someone who is already organising an event.
Check Upcoming Events
Past events we attended
We keep a record of who organized and helped with past events. This way you can easily find people to contact and get information about the events, the organization process, the attendees, and any other aspect of event organization you may be interested in. The more information you have, the more successful the event will be.
Check Historic Events
Materials for events
Information on how to set up a booth and represent KDE at an event.
Hosting a KDE event requires some work to make it successful. On this page you will find the information that will help you promote the event, and a list of things to consider while preparing it. If you need more help, do not hesitate to ask us on the mailing list, or directly contact a person who already attended or organized a KDE event.
Hosting a release party in your city is the easiest way to meet local members of the KDE community and have fun while celebrating the latest technology from KDE.
Here you can find more formal documents that could be handed out to the press for major events such as Akademy or the Desktop Summits.