Prost! 2012 X.Org Developers' Summit In Bavaria!
The X.Org Board of Directors has decided this afternoon the location of the 2012 X.Org Developers' Summit. Proposals were submitted for Dublin and Nürnberg, but in the end the board elected to go with the Bavarian location.
Nürnberg is set as the location of the 2012 X.Org Developers' Summit (XDS2012) and are looking at having the annual conference the following year be hosted in Dublin, Ireland. The Dublin proposal was prepared by David Airlie for this annual summit/conference that brings together X.Org developers and others from around the world to collaborate on the future of Linux graphics, input, and related areas.
2011 X.Org Developers' Conference in September that was hosted in Chicago and organized by myself, Luc Verhaegen proposed the 2012 conference be in Nürnberg. Besides Luc, Egbert Eich and Matthias Hopf are also in the area and are willing to provide organizational support. The trio all worked at SUSE at one point (Luc and Matthias have since moved on) during the RadeonHD driver days. (I'm also there frequently and willing to give them support to make this one hell of an event.)
Munich's Oktoberfest -- it would complicate travel for many with trains and flights and I would have to decide which Phoronix event is more important to cover.
X@FOSDEM 2012 in Brussels for February.
the annual Oktoberfest pilgrimage, and that I am still in control of Phoronix come next year, Phoronix Media will once sponsor a free beer event. Stay tuned for more details of XDS2012 Nürnberg.
Confirmation of the location can be found in the X.Org BoD IRC logs.
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