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Title: DebConf18 starts today in Hsinchu
Slug: dc18-starts
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Date: 2018-07-29 03:30
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Author: Laura Arjona Reina
Tags: debconf18, debconf
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Status: published
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![DebConf18 logo](|filename|/images/DebConf18_Horizontal_Logo_600_240.png)

[DebConf18](https://debconf18.debconf.org/), the 19th annual
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Debian Conference, is taking place in Hsinchu, Taiwan
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from July 29th to August 5th, 2018.
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Debian contributors from all over the world have come together at
[National Chiao Tung University, Microelectronics and Information Research Center (NCTU MIRC)](https://wiki.debconf.org/wiki/DebConf18/Venue)
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during the preceding week for DebCamp (focused on individual work
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and team sprints for in-person collaboration developing Debian),
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and the Open Day on July 28th (with presentations and workshops
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of interest to a wide audience).
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Today the main conference starts with over 300 attendants
and 118 activities scheduled,
including 45- and 20-minute talks and team meetings,
workshops, a job fair, talks from invited speakers,
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as well as a variety of other events.

The full schedule at
[https://debconf18.debconf.org/schedule/](https://debconf18.debconf.org/schedule/)
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is updated every day, including activities planned ad-hoc
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by attendees during the whole conference.

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If you want to engage remotely, you can follow the
[**video streaming** available from the DebConf18 website](https://debconf18.debconf.org/)
of the events happening in the three talk rooms:
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Yushan (玉山) (the main auditorium), Xueshan (雪山), and Zhongyangjianshan (中央尖山),
or join the conversation about what is happening
in the talk rooms:
  [**#debconf18-y**](https://webchat.oftc.net/?channels=#debconf18-y),
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  [**#debconf18-x**](https://webchat.oftc.net/?channels=#debconf18-x) and
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  [**#debconf18-z**](https://webchat.oftc.net/?channels=#debconf18-z)
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(all those channels in the OFTC IRC network).
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DebConf is committed to a safe and welcome environment for all participants.
See the [DebConf Code of Conduct](http://debconf.org/codeofconduct.shtml)
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and the [Debian Code of Conduct](https://www.debian.org/code_of_conduct) for more details on this.

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Debian thanks the commitment of numerous [sponsors](https://debconf18.debconf.org/sponsors/)
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to support DebConf18, particularly our Platinum Sponsor
[**Hewlett Packard Enterprise**](http://www.hpe.com/engage/opensource).