We are Plain Schwarz. We organize events for and with open source communities, acting as non-code contributors to open source projects of all kinds. We are new, yet we have 15 years of experience. We are here to network with those committed to the goal of an open and free society, based on sustainable knowledge and resources. We take on event management, community management, event conception, public relations and programme coordination.

Upcoming events:

March 5–6 2020
Community + FOSS Backstage

June 7–9 2020
Berlin Buzzwords

See you Backstage!

Community Backstage is a place where you can learn how to successfully build, maintain and design productive communities. Learn from industry experts how to attract the right people to your community, how to build an inclusive communication culture and how to apply proven concepts from the software industry to make your community dynamic and resilient. These and other exciting topics will be highlighted and developed at our Community Backstage event. The fresh insights from our experts will leave you buzzing with ideas to take home to your communities.

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