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We’re happy to announce that GUADEC 2023 will take place between the 26th and 31st of July in Riga, Latvia. This year GUADEC will be held as a hybrid event and attendees will be able to join virtually or in person at our venue in Riga.

The call for proposals and registration will be open soon. Please check for more updates in the upcoming weeks.

If you or your company would like to sponsor GUADEC 2023 please contact us at

About Riga

Riga sits on the Baltic Sea at the mouth of the River Daugava. It is the capital of Latvia and the largest city in both the country and the Baltics. Riga is home to many museums and concert halls and is considered a cultural center. The city is known for its wooden buildings, Art Nouveau architecture, and medieval Old Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Diego Delso, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons


GUADEC is the GNOME community’s largest conference, bringing together hundreds of users, contributors, community members, and enthusiastic supporters together for a week of talks and workshops.


GNOME is a free and open-source software environment project supported by a non-profit foundation. Together, the community of contributors and the Foundation create a computing platform and software ecosystem, composed entirely of free software, that is designed to be elegant, efficient, and easy to use.