Posted by Steve on Tue 11 Jul 2006 at 10:10
After two very competant and thorough bids have been submitted and evaluated it was decided yesterday that the venue for the 2007 Debconf will be Edinburgh, Scotland.
The two candidate host cities were:
Edinburgh won out overall, although the competition was close, and both teams did a fantastic job of promoting themselves, and their respective venue.
The official announcement mail contains a summery of the discussion used to make the selection in an online IRC meeting yesterday.
You can read three different reports made by people who visited Edinburgh:
I may or may not be involved in the organisation now that the venue has been decided, but I will certainly be present since the city of Edinburgh is my home. You can certainly expect to see some writeups of Debconf activity as it occurs, at the very least.
If you'd like to read more about the planning of the Debconf event then a good place to start is the Debian Wiki.