DebConf is the annual Debian Developers' conference hosted at a different location around the world each year. This is organized by a local team that gathers for bidding a year or two before their conference. Topics which are longer running than a specific DebConf are catered for by teams which are commonly summarized as the "global team".

Global teams include:


Interacting with the team

Task description

The global team is there to help the local team make DebConf a success. It's role is to give advise based on their experience helping running DebConf over years.

Technically, for the work at hand for a specific DebConf, there doesn't have to be a distinction between local and global team. On the contrary, there is nothing against "locals" doing "global jobs" and vice versa, though the latter is sometimes more difficult and sometimes impossible.

Get involved

DebConf committee

For the long term oversight of DebConf a committee has been formed and delegated by the DPL. The current members and delegation text are available from

The committee can be contacted at