The international UbuCon in Europe 2017

8th to 10th September 2017

The Europe 2017 conference of the Ubuntu free operating system. The major event of the year around the Ubuntu operating system and the free community in Europe. 3 days, from Friday 8 to Sunday 10 September 2017.

Visitors from Europe, and even from USA are expected at the Congress Center of La Villette in Paris. Of course, people from France and Paris will also be there ! Targets: professionals, European Ubuntu contributors, developers, community and the general public.

A rich and varied program of conferences, round tables, workshops and demonstrations animated by current free contributors: sponsors, exhibitors, companies, associations and educational players. Opening on the uses and philosophy of Free in areas other than computers.

The UbuCon Europe 2017 in Paris has its own website, learn more at:



Schedule now available !

You can now get the schedule and see what will happend during UbuCon Europe 2017 in Paris: talks, workshops, demos, podcast !

Get the Schedule!   Lineup 2017 !


What is it about?

UbuCon Europe is a conference on everything that is related to Ubuntu and Open Source Software. Join the conference if you are interested in:

  • Getting familiar with Ubuntu and all its flavors and subprojects,
  • Presenting showcases for everything (flavors, projects, commercial products etc.) based on Ubuntu,
  • An open and vivid athmosphere to discuss ideas an projects with members of the Ubuntu community from all over Europe and
  • Learning and having fun!

UbuCon Paris 2017

  • Visitor from the Ubuntu community from Europe, and also non techies visitor from the museum
  • 3 days of meetings
  • 2 events evenings including 1 free music concert
  • Talks and keynote distributed online under a free license Creative commons BY-SA
  • Workshops
  • Demonstrations
  • A great team of volunteers
  • Podcasts

How to get involved?

The UbuCon Europe is open for everyone who has something interesting to tell about Ubuntu or Open Source Software or just wants to listen to interesting talks.


UbuCon Europe 2017 wil be free entrance, for everyone ! Access to the area of the UbuCon inside the museum "La Cité des sciences" are free of charge. Without any registration. Looking forward to see you there !


Where will it be take place?

The UbuCon Europe 2017 will take place at the Cité des sciences et de l'industrie in Paris, France from 8th to 10th september 2017! The Cité des sciences is located in north of Paris, close to Métro line 7, and is by the way, the biggest sciences museum of Europe, and already host every 6 month for 10 years those "Ubuntu Party". The building is family + accessibility friendly

Friday – Day 0: Coming together

Ubuntu is not only an operating system. Before friday will be the first evening which will be just about all the social aspects of the event ! 

The social event will be announced soon.

Friday, Saturday & Sunday – Day 1, 2 & 3: Talks and Workshops

Everything is to be announced, but for the while, you can submit a talk !

The organization team

Ubuntu-fr is an association of the 1901 law type. The purpose of Ubuntu-fr is to participate in the distribution and development of the Ubuntu GNU / Linux distribution and the software that compose it, by bringing together French-speaking contributors and users around a documentation, a forum and various networks of communication on the Internet, and by its presence on numerous events on free software mostly in France.

The association is non-profit and operates through donations from the community and the sale of the goodies it produces available on the stands where it is present and on the online store

The UbuCon Europe is brought to you by the volounteers of the french LoCo team Ubuntu-fr and also by you because Ubuntu!

UbuCon Europe sponsors

If you would like to become a sponsor or hosting your booth, please get in touch ›

Note: If you are a FOSS association, you'll be welcome in the FOSS booth village