FOSSCOMM (Free and Open Source Software Communities Meeting) is a Greek conference aiming at free-software and open-source enthusiasts, developers, and communities. It has been hosted in various cities around Greece and its goal is to promote the use of FOSS in Greece and to bring FOSS enthusiasts together.
The event runs during a weekend, and includes presentations from distinguished members of Greek free and open-source communities (such as Fedora Project Greece, Ubuntu-gr, Chania LUG, etc.), as well as workshops on various free and open-source projects.
FOSSCOMM attendance is free, and all expenses are covered by sponsors and donations. The conference is organized and run solely by volunteers, in accordance with the non-commercial, community-centred nature of the event.
The second FOSSCOMM took place at the Technological and Educational Institute of Larissa, on May 9–10, 2009. It hosted 13 presentations and 4 workshops, the total duration was 14 hours, with more than 250 attendants.
The fourth FOSSCOMM took place at the University of Patras on May 7–8, 2011 and was co-organized by the department's Laboratory for Computing and the Patras Linux Users Group. It consisted of 74 presentations and 453 participants.
The seventh FOSSCOMM took place at the Technological and Educational Institute of Central Greece in Lamia, on May 2–4, 2014.
The tenth FOSSCOMM took place in Harokopio University, on November 4-5, 2017
The eleventh FOSSCOMM took place in University of Crete, on October 13-14, 2018
- FOSSCOMM 2008 at Athens (in Greek)
- FOSSCOMM 2009 at Larissa (in Greek)
- FOSSCOMM 2010 at Thessaloniki (in Greek)
- FOSSCOMM 2011 at Patras
- FOSSCOMM 2012 at Serres
- FOSSCOMM 2013 at Athens (Harokopio University)
- FOSSCOMM 2015 at Athens (Technological Educational Institute of Athens)
- FOSSCOMM 2016 at Piraeus (University of Piraeus)
- FOSSCOMM 2017 at Harokopio University
- FOSSCOMM 2018 at University of Crete, Heraklion