LinuxTag 2001 is the largest Linux and Open Source exhibition in Europe. Last year over 17,000 visitors and 100 exhibitors attended the event. This year's event will be hosted in Stuttgart, Germany from July 5 through July 8. The KDE Team will have a large presence there, including several presentations and workshops, a large number of KDE developers, and of course the KDE mascot Konqi. Read the press release below. Update: 06/30 12:43 PM by N: Ralf has assembled some updated information.
KDE @ LinuxTag 2001
The KDE Team today announced its plans for
LinuxTag 2001, the biggest Linux and
Open Source exhibition in Europe (last year 17000 visitors and 100 exhibitors
attended). LinuxTag 2001 will take place from July 5th to July 8th in
Besides staffing a KDE booth where users can see the latest KDE, ask
questions and mingle with KDE developers, KDE developers will make numerous
presentations targeted at users and developers. The Congress Program
will feature talks by the notable KDE developers
Matthias Ettrich and
Kalle Dalheimer. The Forum Program will offer a talk about
Developing a GUI Using Qt, and programs in German about
Multimedia in KDE 2 and KDE 2.2 - Your Personal Desktop.
In addition, developers will host several workshops on KDE development.
The KDE Team would like to thank the KDE
League Inc., Borland Software
Corporation, Caldera Systems
Inc., Compaq Computer Corporation,
Fujitsu Siemens Computers,
Future Technologies Inc.,
Klarälvdalens Datakonsult AB,
Mizi Research Inc.,
Trolltech AS, and
TurboLinux Inc. for helping KDE
at LinuxTag 2001.
We invite everybody to meet more than 40 KDE developers, KDE enthusiasts and
of course our mascot Konqi at the KDE booth.