FOSSCON is a free and open source software conference,and will include talks and workshops on topics including development,community building, hackerspace activities, and more. Some of the topics include 3D printing,security, and protecting your privacy, networking with the local tech community and discovering new technologies.

We are currently seeking speakers for this years event. Talks for this event should generally be technically oriented and focus on Linux or Open Source software, although topics involving hardware.

FOSSCON attendees are technically oriented, and are largely linux users. In the past, some organizations have attended FOSSCON as a recruitment opportunity, and we thought you might also be interested.

FOSSCON 2015 will be held Saturday, August 22nd, 2015 in Center City- Philadelphia at the Friends Center. Last year our attendance peaked over 300 attendees with people from all over the world in attendance. Our projected attendance for this year's conference is 400-500. This year will be our 6th annual conference, having been in Philadelphia every year since our first.

Please feel free to contact us should you have further questions or interest in becoming a 2015 speaker.

We look forward to hearing from you soon.

You can submit a talk here.