Goals of DebConf

As every event or conference has its aims and objectives, DebConf has its goals. The DebConf goals should be borne in mind when making decisions about any aspect of DebConf organisation. Other documents describe the practical aspects, such as good network connectivity and appropriate venues, which help work towards these goals.

Note that the main annual DebConf is not the only Debian event which can work towards these goals.

Primary goals

These are the primary goals of DebConf:

Secondary goals

Some additional points are subordinate to the primary goals above, but as long as we are arranging DebConf for those reasons we also work towards these secondary goals: