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Today, Saturday 27 July 2019, the annual Debian Developers
and Contributors Conference came to a close.
With over 380 people attending from 50 different countries,
and 145 events including talks, discussion sessions or BoFs,
workshops and other activities,
[DebConf19](https://debconf19.debconf.org) has been hailed as a success.
Hosting more than 380 attendees from 50 different countries over a
combined 145 event talks, discussion sessions,
Birds of a Feather (BoF) gatherings, workshops, and activities,
[DebConf19](https://debconf19.debconf.org) was a large success.
The conference was preceded by DebCamp (14 July to 19 July)
focused on individual work and team sprints for in-person collaboration
developing Debian and also hosting a 3-day packaging workshop
where new contributors got started to work on Debian packaging.
The conference was preceded by the annual DebCamp held 14 July to 19 July
which focused on individual work and team sprints for in-person collaboration
(toward?) developing Debian and host to a 3-day packaging workshop
where new contributors were able to start on Debian packaging.
The [Open Day](https://debconf19.debconf.org/news/2019-07-20-open-day/)
was held on July 20, with over 250 attendees enjoying presentations
and workshops of interest to a wide audience, a Job Fair with booths from
held on July 20, with over 250 attendees, enjoyed presentations
and workshops of interest to the wider audience(?), a Job Fair with booths from
several of the DebConf19 sponsors and a Debian install fest.
The main conference started on Sunday 21 July 2019.
Together with plenaries like the traditional Bits from the DPL,
lightning talks and live demos
The actual Debain Developers Conference started on Sunday 21 July 2019.
Together with plenaries such as the the traditional 'Bits from the DPL',
lightning talks, live demos
and the announcement of next year's DebConf
([DebConf20](https://wiki.debian.org/DebConf/20) in Haifa, Israel),
there have been several sessions related to the recent release of Debian 10 buster
and some of its new features, news updates about several projects and teams
within Debian, discussion sessions (BoFs) of language teams, ports,
infrastructure or community teams,
and many other events of interest about Debian and free software.
there were several sessions related to the recent release of Debian 10 buster
and some of its new features, as well as news updates on several projects and
internal Debian teams, discussion sessions (BoFs) from the language, ports,
infrastructure, and community teams,
along with many other events of interest regarding Debian and free software.
The [schedule](https://debconf19.debconf.org/schedule/)
has been updated every day, including ad-hoc new activities, planned
by attendees during the whole conference.
was updated each day with planned and ad-hoc activities introduced by attendees
over the course of the entire.
For those not able to attend, most talks and sessions were recorded and live streamed,
and videos are being made available at the
For those who were not able to attend, most of the talks and sessions were
recorded for live streams with videos made,
available through the
[Debian meetings archive website](https://meetings-archive.debian.net/pub/debian-meetings/2019/DebConf19/).
Many sessions also facilitated remote participation via IRC or a collaborative text document.
Almost all of the sessions facilitated remote participation via IRC messaging
apps or online collaborative text documents.
The [DebConf19](https://debconf19.debconf.org/) website
will remain active for archive purposes, and will continue to offer
will remain active for archival purposes and will continue to offer
links to the presentations and videos of talks and events.
Next year, [DebConf20](https://wiki.debian.org/DebConf/20) will be held in Haifa, Israel,
from 23 August to 29 August 2020.
For the days before DebConf the local organizers will again set up DebCamp
(16 August to 22 August),
particularly focused on individual and team work to improve the distribution.
As tradition follows before the next DebConf the local organizers in Israel
will start the conference activites with DebCamp (16 August to 22 August),
with particular focus on individual and team work toward improving the
distribution.
DebConf is committed to a safe and welcome environment for all participants.
During the conference, several teams (Front Desk, Welcome team and Anti-Harassment team)
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