DebConf10 Debian Conference Set for August in NYC
The Debian Project, the team behind the free Debian GNU/Linux operating system, announces that its next annual conference, DebConf10, will be held Aug. 1 to 7, 2010."The Debian Project, the team behind the free Debian GNU/Linux operating system, confirmed the dates and venue for its next annual conference, DebConf10," the organization said in a statement Oct. 30. "The conference will take place from Aug. 1 to 7, 2010, at Columbia University, in New York City, in cooperation with the Columbia Computer Science department." Next year's event marks a milestone in that "in DebConf's 11-year history, this will be the first time it has been held in the United States," organizers said.
"The Debian community in New York City is excited to welcome our colleagues from around the world to join us for this rewarding and productive conference," said Jimmy Kaplowitz, leader of the local New York team for DebConf10. "We look forward to energizing North American Debian contributors and introducing interested users to ways they can give back to Debian, making it an even better operating system and an even better community."