Note: This is the website for the 2022 edition of FOSS Backstage. For FOSS Backstage 2023, please visit

& Compliance
in Open Source Development

Join us for two days of talks, workshops and panels with the most relevant experts from the Free and Open Source Software world.

FOSS Backstage 2018. cc-by-sa 3.0 Jan Michalko/FOSS Backstage

Why FOSS backstage?

Grow Your Network

Meet committers, community mangers, maintainers, product managers, lawyers and many others

Stay Up-To Date

Learn about the latest developments e.g. in license compliance and trends in open source governance​

Find Inspiration

Find out about new tools, best pratices and the latest ideas about the future of FOSS

Gain Knowledge

From community management to funding strategies – learn from industry experts and build your skill set

The Venue

TUECHTIG, Berlin & online

The FOSS Backstage online experience will comprise a livestream with chat, networking, a virtual get together and more.

Our on-site venue TUECHTIG is a former industry loft in a former lightbulb factory turned into an event space with a focus on accessibility in Berlin’s Wedding. 


Our Partners

Thanks to all our partners who help us to make FOSS Backstage happen.
Premium Partner
Recording Partner
Community Partner
Event Supporter
Media & Event Partner
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