GUADEC 2010 to be held in The Hague, Netherlands

The GNOME Foundation is excited to announce that GUADEC 2010 will be
held in The Hague, Netherlands July 24th-30th, 2010. The conference is
expected to draw more than 500 attendees to discuss and direct the
future of the GNOME Project. The Hague was one of several locations
proposed for GUADEC in 2010. It was chosen in part due to the excellent
facilities at the bid site, as well as easily accessible site for those
traveling to GUADEC. The conference will be held at the Haagse
Hogeschool, the higher vocational education institute in the region with
an existing affinity for open source.

The core team of the winning bid consists of Vincent van Adrighem, Koen
Martens, Sanne te Meerman, Fabrice Mous, and Reinout van Schouwen. Each
of the core team members are well-rooted in the FLOSS community at
large, with network spanning the most active FLOSS organizations in The

The conference will lead up to the GNOME 3.0 release in September 2010.
Keeping with the 3.0 theme, the three primary themes for GUADEC 2010
will be Government, education, and end users.

See the GUADEC Website [1] for more information about the conference.
Registration details and information on the call for papers will be up
by January 6th. Look for another announcement at that time with more
details about the CFP and tracks for GUADEC 2010.


The full press release can be found at


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