Services provided during the event
Need information about scheduled talks, the location of the rooms or other practicalities?
We're happy to assist you at one of the Infodesks.
Starting in 2013, The main infodesk is located in the K building.
Wireless IPv4/IPv6 internet access is be available in most locations.
The SSID is
Tired of carrying your coat, bags or umbrella around? Store them at our free and permanently staffed cloak room.
Simply follow the signs.
Disclaimer: FOSDEM cannot accept responsibility for the loss or damage from any cause whatsoever of items left at the cloak room.
A Red Cross first aid team is present during the entire weekend. Follow the signs in the H building.
The goal of FOSDEM is to organise an event where everyone can feel safe and comfortable. For that purpose, we have invested in having multiple professional security guards during the weekend.
If you see a (potential) problem, please approach one of them or a staff member who can be recognised by his/her bright yellow t-shirt with "Staff" on the back.
- If you come by car, don't leave any valuables in it.
- Do not enter a room if the sign says it is full: We need to consider fire safety.
- Follow instructions given by the security guards or by a staff member: They are meant for your safety and that of others.
Lost & found
Found or lost something? Head over to the Infodesk in the K building.