XDC2012 - Announcement

Egbert Eich eich at freedesktop.org
Thu Mar 29 06:28:39 PDT 2012

Now that we have everything in place we can finally make it official
and announce it:

XDC2012 will take place from September 19th to September 21th in Nuernberg,
Germany at the SUSE headquarter buidling.
Matthias Hopf, Luc Verhaegen and I will be orgainzing this event.

The initial wiki page for this event has been put in place at:


This page will get updated regularly. Also we will keep you up-to-date
on the X.Org events mailing list http://lists.x.org/mailman/listinfo/events
so if you plan to come and are not subscribed there already, please consider
doing so!
For registration please add yourself to the attendees page

If you would like to give a talk during the event, please add it to the
program page http://wiki.x.org/wiki/Events/XDC2012/Program.

We are looking forward to seeing you in Nuernberg. So if you are corporate
please talk to your managers about funding your trip. If you aren't but
you have something to present, please contact the XOrg Foundation Board
of Directors at board at foundation.x.org for travel funding.

We are negotiating a special conference rate at a hotel nearby (5 minute
walking) please check the Wiki page for more information.

This year is something special as it marks the 25th anniversary of the
first release of X11.
How can we celebrate this better than with Frankonian Beer?
We therefore have a beer hiking trip planned for Saturday, Sept. 22,
where we will walk thru the Frankonian countryside visiting several
brewery beergardens along the way. So if you can spare the weekend,
please stick around and join us for this exciting event!

If you still have time left on Sunday Luc would like to show you around
Nuernberg's recent history.


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