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Vintage Computing Festival Berlin (VCFB) – Call for participation

1st to 3rd October 2016, Pergamon-Palais, Berlin, Germany

The Vintage Computing Festival Berlin (VCFB) is an event about historical computers and computing technology. The vintage computing hobby is being presented with exhibitions, lectures, and workshops. Our goal is to contribute to the preservation of historical computers and other data processing devices, and to foster interest in "superfluous" hard- and software. Our focus does not only include historical computers, but also historical operating systems, software, programming languages, network technology and other devices that compute, like calculators and calculating machines.

The VCFB is located in the Pergamon-Palais at Humboldt University in Berlin. Buildup begins on Friday, September 30th, October 1st will be resersed for expert visitors. The event is open for visitors on Sunday and Monday, 2nd and 3rd of October. Entry is free.

This year, you can begin your buildup on Friday, September 30th and meet other participants and experts on October 1st. You can also offer workshops targeted for an advanced audience on Saturday, so that other exhibitors can participate without being away from their exhibition on a public day. Our electronics workshop will be available for repairs starting on Saturday.

Exhibitions, lectures and workshops

We are looking for people who would like to contribute exhibitions, lectures or workshops about the following topics:

The registration will close on September 1st, 2016.

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