List of FLOSS/FOSS and Education Conferences where Ubuntu in Education might want to present/exhibit.

Conference Name

Link to Site


Attendance #s


Recommended Approach/Notes


Higher Ed/University decision makers

3500 attendees/over 200 exhibitors

Oct. 12 - 15 Anaheim, CA/Oct. 13 - 15 online

The conference for University CIOs and IT Leaders

OLE - Open Learning Exchange

Open Learning for Africa

"a social benefit organization committed to achieving Quality Universal Basic Education by 2015"

Oct. 11 - 15, 2010 Rwanda


FIE - Frontiers in Education

"Frontiers in Education is the premier conference for educational innovation and research in engineering and computing."


October 27 - 30, Arlington, VA

Researchers in Technology in Education

Open Source world Conference

IT & Education professionals


Oct. 27- 28, Malaga, Spain

"The Open Source World Conference (OSWC) is probably the most important European event related to open source technologies"


Open Educators


Nov. 2 - 4, 2010 Barcelona, Spain


Mozilla Drumbeat Festival

"Mozilla's 2010 Drumbeat Festival will gather teachers, learners and technologists from around the world who are at the heart of this revolution"


Nov. 3 - 5, 2010 Barcelona, Spain

Limited # of travel scholarships available

Big Ideas Fest

TED like event for education visionaries

hundreds, sponsored by

Dec. 5 - 8, 2010, Half Moon Bay, CA

Greg deKoenigsberg, former RHer and Teaching Open Source group sent this out to the TOS list


Technology Educators & innovators

several thousand

June 27 - 30, 2011, Philadelphia

Well known international organisation and conference. Participation call open 9/15/2010 and closes 10/13/2010


Technology Educators and Superintendents


October 27 -28, 2010, Gillette Stadium, Foxboro, MA

Massachusetts Computer Using Educators and Mass Supts. Co-sponsors


Texas Computer Educators, all levels teachers, IT, CIO, Administrators


Feb 7 - 11, 2011, Austin, TX

TX Loco can help staff a table/booth


General Linux IT audience


March 23 - 25, 2010

Loco Team booth/table?


NW K12 Teachers and Administrators


Portland, OR. March 1-4, 2011

They already tend to have an open source stream.

Past Conferences

Conference Name

Link to Site


Attendance #s


Recommended Approach/Notes


K-12 Educators


July 7- 9, 2010

Formerly the NE Linux Fest

Education/Conferences (last edited 2010-11-22 19:02:39 by rippls)