Announcing off-track events: The Inkscape Hackfest

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For three days before LGM 2015, Inkscape developers will be getting together, face-to-face, in Toronto. The Inkscape Hackfest provides an opportunity for developers who normally collaborate online to get together, talk, and solve problems.

As they put it, “Being together in one room also allows us to work on things that are harder to do on-line: designing a new plugin/extension system, teaming up to squash particularly nasty bugs, authoring better user documentation, and planning where to take Inkscape development in the future.”

More details about the Hackfest are available on the Inkscape website, and dates and locations will be published here as they’re available. The Inkscape Hackfest is one of several off-track events taking place around LGM 2015.

LGM 2015 Pledgie Campaign Launches

Click here to lend your support to: Libre Graphics Meeting 2015 - Toronto, Canada and make a donation at pledgie.com !

Every year, donations from supporters make it possible for LGM to subsidize the travel costs of participants. 2015 will be no different. Today, we’re launching our annual campaign to raise funds which will go towards reimbursing travel costs for attendees who contribute to the event (whether in the form of a talk, participation in the project, or offering a workshop), but who can’t necessarily pay for travel costs on their own.

In the coming weeks, the program for LGM 2015 will start taking shape. Donations to the fundraising campaign will help ensure that exciting workshops can be given, talks can be presented, old collaborations can be continued, and new ones can be started.

LGM 2015 Call for Participation Released

We’re very excited to announce that the Call for Participation for LGM 2015 is now out! Taking place in Toronto, Canada, from 29 April to 2 May, 2015, we’re looking forward to an exciting and vibrant tenth edition of Libre Graphics Meeting. We just need you!

If giving a talk, running a workshop or organizing a Birds of a Feather or hack session sounds like your idea of a good time, take a look at our call, and consider submitting something. The deadline for submissions is the 1st of February, 2015.