Brightcon 2021 🚀 🎉 👩‍💻

Open Sustainability Conference


Brightcon 2021 will be held on September 15, 2021, from 9:00 to 16:30 CEST. If conditions permit, it will be a hybrid conference, with at least one on-site location at ETHZ in Zürich, Switzerland; online attendance via Zoom. Attendance is free, but please register if you wish to attend in person, as space is limited.

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Call for talks

Please submit talk proposals to the Brightcon organization email: Your proposal should include your name, and talk title, brief abstract, and session. You can also organize special sessions! The sessions included so far are:

Talk proposals should be submitted by September 1st.

Party & Hackathon

In addition to the conference, there will be a party celebrating our community on the evening of September 15 at Dorfsteig 8, 5223 Riniken, about 30 minutes from Zürich. We will also have a hackathon on September 16 & 17 at the same location, with food and lodging provided to participants. Possible hackathon topics include:

Hackathon participants will be expected to attend an organizational meeting before the hackathon, and prepare enough to make a meaningful contribution.

Previous conferences

Slides and videos from 2020 can be found at