General info

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Important notice

The program for the Workshop & BoF days has now been published. Go to the Workshops & BoFs webpage for more information.


Friday, 5th August

For those who arrive in Berlin early, we recommend you to pre-register for the event. This will prevent hectic situation on the first day at the registration desk.

Pre-registration will take place at c-base

  • Address : Rungestrasse 20, 10179 Berlin
  • Time : 16.00 - 21.00
  • Welcome drinks will be sponsored by Igalia

Note: At the pre-registration, you will also be able to pick up a food voucher you can use at Humboldt university cafeteria.


The conference is taking place at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. It is divided into two parts and the location will change within the university building.


6 Aug. - 8 Aug.

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (Main campus)
Unter den Linden 6, 10099 Berlin

HOWEVER the entrance on Dorotheenstraße 17 has easier access to the conference room. Please note to use this entrance instead of the main entrance. Dorotheenstraße 17 is located behind the university building, opposite side of Unter den Linden street. During the conference period, there will be signs how to get to conference room from the entrance.

See on Map

Individual schedule extract

The organizing team recognizes the value of accessing personal schedules. However, the framework that houses the website does not make it easy to develop additional capabilities. While providing personal calendar information may be "theoretically doable", finding someone on the team with Drupal chops as well as the time to do something is a challenge. Recognizing the need, IRC #desktopsummit folks, staz and xrmx, put together some utilities. According to them, both are rough and untested.

xrmx built a script that works with the program page and individual user profile signups. " If the user is logged, this reads the stuff in the user's profile and marks as red the stuff that is signed up, yellow is for the stuff that a person has added to their schedule from the program page."

staz offered: that can create the xml for those interested...according to staz, "it's not very good but it works with sojourner at least." It has been reported to work with Giggity for Android.

You can also get the schedule of the event pushed to your mobile phone, including announcements from the organizers, or subscribe to the iCalendar feeds via tools like Giraffe on Android by hooking up to the Kolab Server set up for this purpose: General_info:Schedule_via_Kolab

Workshops & BoFs

9 Aug. - 12 Aug.

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Dorotheenstraße 24, 10099 Berlin

This is the venue for the second part of the conference which is located very close to the above place.

See on Map


The conference takes place from August 6-12. The presentations are from Saturday 6th - Monday 8th and the Workshops & BoFs are Tuesday 9th - Friday 12th. See the basic schedule or the detailed schedule.


See the Desktop Summit contact page.