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A Samvera Developer Congress is a week-long, un-conference style event in which developers and other technologists come together, in person or virtually, to work on Community code and documentation projects. Technologists at all levels are welcome to participate, and a Developer Congress is a great way to learn from experienced Samverans.

In this wiki, you will find information on dates and meeting times, a place to propose topics and see what others are proposing, and support information on successfully using remote technologies for collaboration. If you have any questions not answered here, feel free to contact anyone in the Planning Group directly or ask your question in the developer-congress Slack channel.

To help us plan, please indicate your intention to attend by signing up in the list to the right.

We look forward to seeing you and working together to move our community development forward.  

Dates and Daily Meetings

November 29th - December 3rd, 2021


  We will meet as a full group for a kick-off, check-in, and wrap-up.

  • November 29th - 9 AM Pacific/12 PM Eastern for kick-off (topic list)

  • November 30th - 9 AM Pacific/12 PM Eastern for check-in (check-in notes)

  • December 1st - 9 AM Pacific/12 PM Eastern for check-in (check-in notes)

  • December 2nd - 9 AM Pacific/12 PM Eastern for check-in (check-in notes)

  • December 3rd - 12 PM Pacific/3 PM Eastern for wrap-up (wrap-up notes)

The remainder of the time will be self-organized by selecting a Topic of interest and connecting with the Topic Facilitator.


To propose a topic or express interest in a topic, go to the Topic List Page.  There you will find...

  • a recommended checklist for information to include in the proposal

  • an example

  • the table of proposed topics

On that page you can...

  • add a topic to the table of topics

  • identify yourself as a facilitator for your topic or a topic proposed by others

  • indicate your interest in one or more topics


Communication will primarily be through:

See Communication section on the Developer Congress Co-development Technologies page for additional information.

Signup to Participate

Add your name below if you plan to attend.  Note to contribute to the code base, you must have signed a CLA for contributor - CLA PDF. Email for questions.

  1. - facilitator

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You can also propose topics and add your name to the Interested in column of the Proposed Topics on the Topic List page.