FOSDEM ’09 is a free and non-commercial event organized by the community, for the community. Its goal is to provide Free and Open Source developers a place to meet.
FOSDEM (Free and Open Source Development European Meeting) is a European event centered around Free and Open Source software development. It is aimed at developers and all interested in the Free and Open Source news in the world. Its goals are to enable developers to meet and to promote the awareness and use of free and open source software.
It takes place every year in February at the Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB), situated in the southeast of Brussels, and easily reachable by public transport from the central station.