The Free and Open source Software Developers’ European Meeting (FOSDEM) is a two-day event organized by volunteers to promote the widespread use of Free and Open Source software. This year’s edition takes place on Feb 2-3 in Brussels and brings more than 5,000 hackers together to share ideas and to collaborate. It is renowned for being highly developer-oriented and is one of the most important events for the open source communities. This year there are features 477 speakers, 487 sessions, and 40 tracks. Activities take place in 24 rooms spread across several buildings of the Solbosch campus of the ULB (Université Libre de Bruxelles).
Like in the past years, Flumotion is one of the conference’s supporters and provides the live streaming from 5 conference rooms during these two days. Flumotion provides a total of 10 simultaneous live streams as each room is streamed in both OGG (Theora – Vorbis) and WebM (VP8 – Vorbis).
FOSDEM is a free and non-commercial event organized by the community for the community. The goal is to provide Free Software and Open Source developers and communities a place to meet to:
• get in touch with other developers and projects;
• be informed about the latest developments in the Free Software and Open Source world;
• attend interesting talks and presentations on various topics by Free Software and Open Source project leaders and committers;
• to promote the development and the benefits of Free Software and Open Source solutions.
Read more about the event and its history here