Free and Open Source Software Conference (FrOSCon) - 2017 for the 12th time!


19th and 20th of August 2017


University of Applied Sciences Bonn-Rhein-Sieg

Grantham-Allee 20

53757 Sankt Augustin, Germany

How much are the tickets?

The entry is free! If you want to support us financially, you can buy a business ticket.

The normal business tickets costs 100,- euro for both days. The business plus ticket costs 250,- euro and includes a conference shirt as well as catering. For the business tickets, of course, a contribution receipt will be handed out. Just drop us a mail at contact@froscon.de.

What is the business ticket?

The business ticket is the ideal ticket for participants who visit the conference  by order of their company and/or want to support FrOSCon. The normal business ticket costs 100 euro for both days. The business plus ticket, which includes a conference shirt and catering, costs 250 euro for both days. Of course, a receipt will be handed out with it. Just drop us a mail at contact@froscon.de.

Do you have conference shirts?

Yes. There will be a sale at the conference.

Can I pre-register?

No. Just come around!

Where do I leave my luggage during FrOSCon?

We have (limited) space to store luggage. Just come to the info desk. (We do not take any liability for your luggage.)

How do I get there?

By car: See entry "Where?"

By train: Deutsche Bahn Event Ticket

Where can I stay?

Information regarding accommodation can be found at Info tab.

Anything besides a regular FrOSCon program?

  • a bouncing castle
  • an additional program of free- and open-source projects' presentations and workshops
  • big exhibition area
  • social event on Saturday evening
  • extensive youth program

I'd like to give a talk...

The Call for Papers 2017 can be found here.

We'd like to get a project room...

The Call for Projects 2017 can be found here.

We'd like to exhibit...

To acquire a booth for a project, you have to visit Call for Projects page and register your project.

Companies have the possibility to choose one of our sponsor packages that includes a booth. Of course, we will also compose an individual sponsoring package for you if you "only" want to represent your company with a booth. In both cases please contact sponsoren(at)froscon.de.

We'd like to support the event. How?

Next to individual sponsoring agreements we also offer different sponsoring packages. Please send an email to sponsoren(at)froscon.org to discuss further details. Our sponsoring team will contact you as soon as possible. For smaller contributions we recommend to buy a business ticket.

Can I help?

Of course! Without volunteers FrOSCon cannot exist. All information about volunteering can be found here.

I'd like to write about FrOSCon? Whom should I contact to get more information?

Please send an email to presse(at)froscon.de.

I need a wheelchair, can I come to FrOSCon?

All lecture halls are located on the ground floor and the building is generally suitable for wheelchair users.

Do you have a code of conduct?

The atmosphere at FrOSCon is relaxed and very friendly. But for first time visitors we wrote down a short code of conduct.

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In return for the great help during the last FrOSCon and, at the same time, as a warm-up for the upcoming FrOSCon, we are happy to invite all volunteers to our barbecue.

This time, it will take place on July 8th from 3pm on the inner courtyard of the University of Applied Sciences Bonn-Rhein-Sieg.

Please register until July 3rd for the respective "shift" in our volunteer system at https://helfer.froscon.org so that we can plan accordingly.

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Since people ask because @PyConDE and others start their ticket sales: FrOSCon is free. You don't need to sign up or register, just show up!

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