Brussels / 3 & 4 February 2024



The FOSDEM Fringe consists of independent events involving free and open source software taking place in the days around the FOSDEM weekend. They are organised independently of FOSDEM so please refer any questions to the contacts listed.

Event Location Starts Ends Cost Registration Contact
DuckCon #4 Amsterdam 2024-02-02 2024-02-02 Free None
Config Management Camp 2024 Ghent 2024-02-05 2024-02-07 Free Preregistration required for Crowd control purposes
OpenEmbedded Workshop 2024 Brussels 2024-02-05 2024-02-05 50+ Euros
EU Open Source Policy Summit 2024 Arduinkaai 7 1000, Brussels, Belgium 2024-02-02 2024-02-02 Free Express interest to attend on-site to get to the waiting list, online participation open for everyone
MariaDB ServerFest Brussels Avenue Louise 381, Brussels 2024-02-02 2024-02-03 free None
Workshop on FOSS license and security compliance tools Brussels 2024-02-02 2024-02-02 Free or contribution Recommended. Space limited.
CentOS Connect Radisson Collection Hotel, Grand Place Brussels 2024-02-01 2024-02-02 Free Strongly recommended for space, meals, and swag
Learn to Code KiCad Day Les Ateliers des Tanneurs, Brussels 2024-02-02 2024-02-02 Free Recommended for space and food
CHAOSScon Europe 2024 Bedford Hotel & Congress Centre, Rue du Midi 135 Brussels, 1000, Belgium 2024-02-01 2024-02-01 $10 None
State of Open Con London, UK 2024-02-06 2024-02-07 199 GBP (community tickets also available) None
Hackerspace Brussels Bytenight Klein eilandstraat 1A Rue de la petite île, 1070 Anderlecht 2024-02-03 2024-02-04 Free entry, drinks can be bought at the space None
Guix Days ICAB, 8 rue Amedee Lynenstraat, 1210 Brussels 2024-02-01 2024-02-02 Free None
Matrix Foundation & Community Meetup Hackerspace Brussels (HSBXL) Klein eilandstraat 1A Rue de la petite île, 1070 Anderlecht 2024-02-02 2024-02-02 Free None
Buildroot Developer meeting SMILE offices 2024-02-05 2024-02-07 Free Required
FOSDEM PGDay Brussels Marriott 2024-02-02 2024-02-02 €60 None
"Digital Services (h)Acked" the joint 2024 Hackathon of the European Commission and PEReN online from 2024/01/03 to 2024/01/22 and in Brussels on 2024/02/02 2024-01-03 2024-02-02 The event is free of charge, and registration is subject to the conditions set out in the Hackathon rules. It depends on the challenge. Please see the Hackathon rules
Jenkins Contributor Summit Betacowork 4 Rue des Pères Blancs, 1040 Brussels, Belgium 2024-02-02 2024-02-02 None
Key Signing Party ULB - Bruxells 2024-02-04 at 12h CET 2024-02-04 0 None
MySQL Belgian Days CAB Incubator, rue des Pères Blancs 4, 1040 Bruxelles 2024-02-01 2024-02-02 free sold-out
OpenInfra Foundation & Community Meetup Rue Montagne aux Herbes Potagères 2, 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium 2024-02-03 2024-02-03 Free Please RSVP on the Meetup page
Tailscale Happy Hour! BrewDog 2024-02-03 2024-02-03 Nothing! Beers + Snacks on Tailscale 🙂 Required
FreeCAD and KiCAD community meeting Atelier des Tanneurs, Rue des Tanneurs 60A, 1000 Bruxelles 2024-02-02 2024-02-02 Free None
Open Media, AI & Machine Learning HAPPY HOUR Market Bar - Rue Alphonse De Witte 12, 1050 Bruxelles, Belgium 2023-02-04 2023-02-04 Free Please register through the event link as space is limited.
XWiki & CryptPad meetup #1 Scott's Bar & Kitchen (2nd floor, Mezzanine) on Rue Montagne aux Herbes Potagères 2, 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium 2024-02-03 2024-02-03 Free Required for space, beers, food, and swag. 🍻
OSSci @ FOSDEM: Advancing science through open source and AI IBM Brussels 2024-02-01 2024-02-01 free
FreeCAD hackathon at HSBXL HSBXL 2024-01-31 2024-02-01
Post-FOSDEM drinkup w/ GitButler Le Waff, Chau. de Boondael 455, 1050 Ixelles, Belgium 2024-02-04 2024-02-04 Free None
Databases / Platform Engineering Happy Hour hosted by Readyset Delirium Café 2024-02-03 2024-02-03 Free Please register through the event link as space is limited.
CNCF Happy Hour @ BrewDog BrewDog Brussels - Putterie 20, 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium 2024-02-02 2024-02-02 Free
Post-FOSDEM Rust Meetup Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Bd de la Plaine 2, Ixelles, Building K, second floor, aula Paul Janssens 2024-02-05 2024-02-05 Free, but registration and RSVP on Meetup mandatory Limited seating, mandatory RSVP

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