VideoLAN, a project and a non-profit organization.

Video Dev Days 2018

The Open Multimedia Conference that frees the cone in you!

21 - 23 September 2018, Paris


We are looking for sponsors

About Video Dev Days 2018

The VideoLAN non-profit organisation is happy to invite you to the multimedia open-source event of the summer!

For its tenth edition, people from the VideoLAN and open source multimedia communities will meet in Paris to discuss and work on the future of the open-source multimedia community

This is a technical conference.

Date: 21nd - 23rd of September 2018, Location: Paris


The venue is in Paris!


09:30 - 18:30

Community Bonding Day: Visit Paris!

This year we'll do a Visit Paris competition!
The VideoLAN organization will pay for whatever costs associated with the event.


Evening drinks

On Friday at 19h30, people are welcome to come and share a few good drinks, with all attendees, in the center of Paris.

Alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks will be available!

09:00 - 12:30


12:30 - 14:00

Lunch Break

14:00 - 18:00


19:30 - 00:00

Community Dinner

Location moving

09:00 - 09:30


09:30 - 12:00

Lightning talks

Welcoming talks!

12:00 - 14:00


14:00 - 18:00


The actual content of the unconference track is being decided on Saturday evening. For the live schedule, check the designated page on the wiki.

Who can come?

Anyone who cares about open source multimedia technologies and development. Remember that it targets a technical crowd!

If you are representing a company caring about open-source multimedia software, we would be very interested if you could co-sponsor the event.


Register HERE!

Also, consider sponsoring!

Cost and sponsorship

The cost for attendance is free.

Like previous years, active developers can get a full sponsorship covering travel costs. We will also provide accomodation.


For active members of the open-source multimedia communities who registered until August 25 and got a confirmation, your hotel will be:

Code of Conduct

This community activity is running under the VideoLAN Code of Conduct. We expect all attendees to respect our Shared Values.


The VideoLAN Dev Days are organized by the board members of the VideoLAN non-profit organization, Jean-Baptiste Kempf, Felix Paul Kühne and Hugo Beauzée-Luyssen. You can reach us at