Brno, Czech Republic
- , 2017

A free annual community conference for developers, admins, and users of Linux & JBoss

About 2017 is the 9th annual, free and open 3-day open-source Fedora Linux and JBoss community conference for Red Hat and community developers, DevOps, testers, and documentation writers, organized to sync, share, and hack on upstream projects with the community in the beautiful city of Brno, Czech Republic.

You should consider attending 2017 if you are:

  • A developer
  • A technology architect
  • An IT consultant
  • An IT student or a teacher from an IT university/faculty
  • Or simply an IT enthusiast interested in the latest trends in open source and emerging digital technologies

If you're curious about last year's event, you can check out 2016 schedule and videos on our YouTube Channel. is a free conference and there is no admission or ticket charge. This year we will require that you register for free. We will provide registration details soon.

Talks, presentations, and workshops will all be in English.

DevConf 2016 Timelapse Video

Call for Papers (CfP)

Important Dates

CFP Due Date: November 11th 2016 @ 11:59PM CST

Speakers Announced: December 2nd 2016 @ 11:59PM CST

Final Schedule Posted: By January 6th @ 11:59PM CST attracts a broad range of topics from What's up in Kernel Land to Open Source Distributed Systems at Uber.
You should consider submitting a talk if your topic touches on any of the following topics:
  • Ansible
  • Auditing
  • Big Data
  • Community
  • Config Management
  • CentOS
  • Cloud
  • Containers
  • Debugging
  • Desktop
  • Development
  • DevOps
  • Distributed Systems
  • Docker
  • Documentation
  • Fedora
  • Filesystems
  • IoT
  • JavaEE
  • JBoss
  • Kernel
  • Localization
  • Microservices
  • Middleware
  • Mobile
  • Networking
  • OpenShift
  • OpenStack
  • OpenSource Development
  • Packaging
  • Research
  • Security
  • Storage
  • Testing / QA
  • Userspace
  • Virtualization
  • And more...

Session Submission Process

  1. Propose and submit your presentation using the 'SUBMIT A TALK' button above by November 11th, 2016 23:59 CST
  2. All submissions will be reviewed by the DevConf.CZ program committee
  3. You will receive an email from informing your that your talk was either ACCEPTED or REJECTED by December 2nd, 2016
    • Sorry! We expect we'll have hundreds of sessions submitted, we can't accept everyone's talks. May the best talks be accepted!
    • All tracks will have alternates selected, in case of last minute cancellations
  4. Before December 25, 2016 the tentative schedule will be ready. You will be asked to review for any problems or last minute updates
  5. In the first week of January the final schedule will be posted publically
  6. There may be additional emails sync asynchronously about scheduling and miscellaneous questions from participants.
  7. A followup email will be posted after DevConf.CZ 2017 ends with information about posting presentation materials.

Last time...

"It is a great conference to meet awesome people from around the world with very good presentations and workshops about free and open source software. ... very well organized and Brno is also a nice city."
Till Mass DevConf.CZ 2016 Testimonial
Till Mass
Penetration Tester, CryptSetup Developer
"It's like FOSDEM, just not as big, but better organized and very centered to Red Hat because they organizing it"
Alex Juncu DevConf.CZ 2016 Testimonial
Alex Juncu
Kernel Technical Support Engineer @ Red Hat
"Hands down the best FLOSS conference in the Czech Republic!"
Ondrej Skopek DevConf.CZ 2016 Testimonial
Ondrej Skopek
Intern at @microsoft, Student at MFF UK.
"Presentation of the hottest New Technologies as they are being made."
Jostein Toftebakk DevConf.CZ 2016 Testimonial
Jostein Toftebakk
Linux System Administrator at Br√łnn√łysundregistrene

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This event is brought to you by:

Red Hat, Czech

And supported by our friends at:

Moje Fedora CZ
FIT VUT Brno Faculty of Information Technology