Save the Date: ownCloud Contributor Conference 2016 Takes Place September 9-15

The date and location for the third annual get-together of ownCloud contributors, the ownCloud Contributor Conference, are fixed! You can join us for a code frenzy at the TU Berlin from September 9 to 15. We have updated our website with some basic information and registration will open in the first quarter of 2016. You can subscribe for news and status updates here. Location will be the Mathematics building of the TU Berlin and we’re looking forward to see you there! To help with the wait and inspire some hacking already, we’ve been publishing loads of videos from talks and interviews from the last conference and we have some suggestions below for what to watch and read.

2015 group photo
2015 group photo

The ownCloud Contributor Conference

Like the last two years, we do two distinct things at the conference – both of which are very much open to people new to ownCloud development:

  • Hackathon: We work on making ownCloud bigger and better, adding functionality, hunting bugs and getting some real work done! See our special ‘Starters room’ if you want to get started.
  • Talks and Workshops We set aside some time to discuss what is going on in ownCloud and share ideas, knowledge and inspiration in lightning talks, keynotes and workshops. Both talks and workshops are an excellent place to get going with ownCloud development.

The focus is on getting work done on ownCloud and we look forward to helping you dive into the code and implementing your vision for data ownership!

Practicalities

We will talk to some hotels to reserve rooms for the conf. For now, you can of course book room yourself but it’s cool to wait for some offers to appear on owncloud.org/conf.

We will open registration in the first quarter of next year. Like always, entree is free but we really appreciate it if you register! You can subscribe for news and status updates here so you’ll be notified when registration opens.

last year

If you’d like to get a taste of the event last year, read this blog post covering the conference days or check out a selection of our most popular conference talk videos below!

(embedded YouTube videos, might not show up in your feed reader)

Theater director Angela Richter Keynote about SuperNerds – A Theater Production About Privacy And Whistleblowing

Keynote And Announcements By ownCloud Project Founder Frank Karlitschek

Security Team Lead Lukas Reschke With Statistics About The State Of ownCloud Security

ownCloud Developer Bjoern About The Encryption 2.0 App And The Future Of Federated Cloud Sharing

ownCloud Designer Jan ‘Jay-C’ Christoph Borchardt With The ownCloud Design Rap

ownCloud Developer Klaas Covering The Upcoming ownCloud Desktop Client Chunking Algorithm And Delta Sync

Sabre/DAV’s Evert Pot About Promises And Generators In PHP And The Upcoming WebDAV Sharing

Sciebo’s Holger Angenent About Large Scale File Sync And Share

Find the full playlist on YouTube. If you want to watch the videos from the previous year, see the playlist from the ownCloud Contributor Conference 2014.

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