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


19th and 20th of August 2017


Hochschule 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 contains a conference shirt, as well as catering. For the business tickets of course a receipt over the contribution will be handed out.

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 recepit will be handed out with it.

Do you have conference shirts?

Yes There will be a sale on 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 about accomendations can be found at Info.

Anything else besides lectures?

  • a bouncing castle
  • self-organised programs of different free and open source projects
  • big exhibition area
  • Social event on saturday evening
  • Extensive youth programme

I'd like to give a talk...

The Call for Papers 2017 is not open yet.

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

The Call for Projects 2017 is not open yet.

We'd like to exhibit...

To acquire a booth for a project, you have to participate at the Call for Projects. The call for projects for 2017 is not open yet.

Companies have the possibility to choose one of our sponsor packages which include 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@froscon.de.

We'd like to support the event. How?

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

Can I help?

Of course! Without volunteers FrOSCon cannot be done. 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 situated on the ground floor, the building is generally prepared for people with wheel chairs.

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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