LibreOffice Conference: Call for Papers

LibreOffice Conference 2022 will be a hybrid event, both in presence and remote, scheduled for the month of September, from Thursday, September 29th at 9:00AM CEST, to Saturday, October 1st at 1:00PM CEST ( In addition, there will be a community day on Wednesday, September 28th. The event will be in Milan, northern Italy.

It will be possible to present from remote on Friday, September 30th (details will follow). Workshops will be possible only in presence, and should be agreed with organizers in order to schedule them in a specific room (which will be recorded but not streamed).

The Document Foundation invites all members and contributors to submit talks, lectures and workshops for this year’s conference. Whether you are a seasoned presenter or have never spoken in public before, if you have something interesting to share about LibreOffice, the Document Liberation Project or the Open Document Format, we want to hear from you!

Proposals should be filed by July 15, 2022, in order to guarantee that they will be considered for inclusion in the conference program.

The conference program will be based on the following tracks:

  • Development, APIs, Extensions, Future Technology
  • Quality Assurance
  • Localization, Documentation and Native Language Projects
  • Appealing Libreoffice: Ease of Use, Design and Accessibility
  • Open Document Format, Document Liberation and Interoperability
  • Advocating, Promoting, Marketing LibreOffice
  • Diversity and Inclusion, New Generation

Presentations, case studies, and technical talks will discuss a subject in depth and will last 30 minutes (including Q&A). Lightning talks will cover a specific topic and will last 5 minutes (including Q&A).

Please send a short description/bio of yourself as well as your talk/workshop proposal to If you want to give multiple talks, please send a separate proposal for each.

Please check if you need a VISA to travel to Italy on this page (available in Arabic, English, Russian and Chinese): If you need a VISA, please get in touch with Italo Vignoli ( as soon as possible, to get an invitation letter.

If you cannot travel to Italy and prefer to present from remote, please add a note to your talk proposal, in order to allow organizers to schedule your talk on Friday (and organize a test session in advance).

If you do not agree to provide the data for the talk under the “Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 License”, please explicitly state your terms. In order to make your presentation available on TDF YouTube channel, please do not submit talks containing copyrighted material (music, pictures, etc.).

Thanks a lot for your participation!


  1. By rahjal