FrOSCon Science Track - Call for papers

Sunday 30 June 2019
The Free and Open Source software conference (FrOSCon), a summer conference for users and developers of FOSS, will again be held on the 10th and 11st of August 2019 at the University of Applied Sciences Bonn-Rhein-Sieg in Sankt Augustin near Bonn, Germany. It is organized by the department of computer science in collaboration with the student body and the FrOSCon e.V. As its key feature, volunteer speakers will hold a comprehensive range of talks and workshops. Additionally, the event offers space and facilities to Free Software developers and projects to organize their own meetings or subconferences. It is topped off with a fair of booths from FLOSS projects and companies.
Hochschule Bonn-Rhein-Sieg

Main Topics

FrOSCon will also offer  a dedicated track for contributions with a scientific background for the forth time. For that we are looking for submissions dealing with Open Source software and development in science.

This may, amongst others, be talks about

- usage of Open Source software in scientific projects

- development of scientific projects as Open Source software

- research about Open Source development and communities

In contrast to purely scientific conferences, you can get in touch with the Open Source software community at FrOSCon. We especially look forward to submissions that aim to improve the cooperation between researchers and the software community.

Submissions are accepted until >>>June 30th, 2019<<<. The Submission should contain a title and an abstract for the talk and can be in German or English.

Please send your contributions via emil to 

After the conference it is planed to publish selected talks in proceedings published by Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences.

Length of the contribution

The abstract should describe the contents of your talk within at most one page.

The talk should take about 45 minutes.

Selected talks will be asked to send a paper for the proceedings (six pages maximum).


Selected papers for the proceedings will get a LaTeX template.

Important dates

- Abstract deadline: >>>June 30th, 2019<<<

- Notification of accepted talks: Within July, 2019

- Conference: August 10th and 11st, 2019, University of Applied Sciences Bonn-Rhein-Sieg, Sankt Augustin, Germany


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