FOSSCamp Syros 2017

The second edition of the summer adventure to spend with free open source geeks from communities all around the Balkans and Europe aside the beach. A week of co-creation for the commons of the beautiful island of Syros. Meet new people, exchange ideas, get inspired, collaborate to organize this un-conference together with the ultimate goal of growing our communities and spreading the free open source communities in every corner of our region. This year we will take 360′ photos of the island, publish them in Wikimedia commons and through a Mozilla WebVR workshop will learn how to create Web VR experiences with the images.

  • What: Empowering the Commons in Syros Island through WebVR activities
  • Where: Ermoupoli, Syros Island (Greece);
  • When: 31.08.2017 – 03.09.2017 (participants will be at Syros in August 30th and some of the participants will stay until 06.09.2017 to enjoy summer in Greece)
  • Laptop needed: YES;
  • Knowledge level needed: basic knowledge for Wikipedia editing, Mapillary app (smartphone needed), Wikimedia Commons;

FOSSCamp Syros 2017 is organized by Ura Design and Open Labs is offering community support. This year, all participants need to purchase a ticket in order to cover the operational costs of the event. Tickets are purchased online through: If you have any questions about the tickets process please contact the organizing team: hello (at)

There is more to it, but we invite you to head over to our Wiki which is constantly updated to find out the latest news about FOSSCamp.

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