Kolab Summit 2015: Registration Open, Call for Papers

Kolab has been adopted by companies and governments around the world, making it one of most successful "poster children" for Free Software and Open Standards. In order to chart the next steps forward, the Kolab community is excited to announce the inaugural Kolab Summit to be held in The Hague on May 2-3, 2015.

Come and join lead developers, deployment experts and Kolab partners for two days packed with talks, code sprints and social events! The Kolab Summit is your best opportunity to meet and network with the community which has grown around Kolab since its first release in 2003. Registration is free but space is limited, so be sure to register soon.

Keynotes from Georg Greve, CEO of Kolab Systems AG, and Jeroen van Meeuwen, lead Kolab architect, will open the speaking schedule, providing a look at what is coming for Kolab in 2015 and beyond. Lead developers from Roundcube, the worlds most popular webmail application, along with key participants from KDE Kontact, cyrus-imap, Seafile, OpenChange and more will in attendance and presenting talks.

In addition to development topics, deployment and support of Kolab will be another hot topic at the event. Leading experts in Kolab deployment will be in attendance, and talks covering deployment strategies such Docker are already scheduled.

There are still several slots open in the speaking schedule, however. The Call for Presentations begins today and is open to everyone interested in presenting a talk at the Summit. Submissions should be made before April 1st for consideration, with confirmations of accepted proposals happening directly afterwards.

There will also be workshop and development rooms where attendees can gather to discuss topics of interest and work on the Kolab code base in person. These two intense days focused on the future of free, secure and open collaboration will be co-located alongside the openSUSE Conference 2015, expanding the possibilities even further.

Kolab Systems AG is the Premium sponsor for the 2015 Kolab Summit.