logo.smallFUDCon is the Fedora Users and Developers Conference, a major free software event held in various regions around the world, usually annually per region. FUDCon is a combination of sessions, talks, workshops, and hackfests in which contributors work on specific initiatives. Topics include infrastructure, feature development, community building, general management and governance, marketing, testing and QA, packaging, etc.

On this occasion will celebrate in Cusco, Peru and will meet contributors of various Latam countries and some guests of others continents to discuss their ideas about the Fedora development in general.

This is the fifth edition of FUDCon in Latin America, previous editions were held in:


FUDCon Latam 2013 will be held in the city of Cusco (Peru) in Cusco Convention Centre from 26 to 29 September 2013.

The Cusco convention center is housed in the Palace of the city of Cusco, the building recalls the story of the first public building in the Spanish colony, the Prefecture of the Department during the Republic and the Municipality of the second half of the twentieth century.

General Schedule

  • Thursday, September 26
    • Starting at 9:00am – 5:00pm, Hackfests / Workshops. FPL State of Fedora.
  • Friday, September 27
    • 9:00am – 5:00pm.
    • Morning: Barcamp pitches. Later in the morning, for duration of day: Barcamp sessions. Hackfests/Workshops.
  • Saturday, September 28
    • 9:00am – 5:00pm, Barcamp Hackfests/Workshops.
  • Sunday, August 26
    • 9:00am – 5:00pm, Beach FUDpub. Bring your swimsuit!

You can view the full schedule of BarCamp sessions, workshops and talks, here

General Costs

  • Hosting Costs

Room type, Cost per night
Single from S /. 35.00 to S /. 40.00
Double room 2 beds, of S/.65.00 to S/.70.00
Double bed, of S/.65.00 to S/.70.00
Triple Room, from S/.100.00 to S/.120.00

Room type, Cost per night
Single, $ 60.00
2 Double beds, $ 70.00
Double bed, $ 70.00
Triple Room, $ 90.00

  • Cost of Food

Description, Minimum Price, Maximum Price,
Breakfast, S /. 3.50, S /. 10.00
Lunch, S /. 3.50, S /. 10.00
Dinner, S /. 3.50, S /. 10.00

Description, minimum price
Lunch, S /. 40.00
Dinner, S /. 40.00

  • Mobility Costs

Description, Cost
Public transport, S /. 0.70
Taxi of S /. 3.00 to S /. 15.00

Tourist information

Cusco or Qosco, is a south east city of Peru located in the eastern slope of the Andes mountain range, in the  Huatanay river basin, Vilcanota affluent. Is the Cuzco Department capital, also is declared on the peruvian constitution  as the historic capital of the country

Once was the Inca empire capital and is one of the cities most importants of Peru viceroyalty. Declared humanity patrimony in 1983 by the Unesco, usually is denominated,  due at the great quantity of monuments that having, as “the rome of America”

Detailed tourist information can be found here

Recomended Restaurants, Hotels and Travel Agencies

Recommended restaurants
Restaurante Ima Sumaq

Recommended hotels
Hotel Antawasi

Recommended travel agencies
Trip Cusco Tours E.I.R.L.
Peru Machupicchu Travel

At the hotel

The hotel has a significant amount of parking and has told us they don’t believe there will be a problem accommodating some out of town drivers there.

Network Access

There will be wireless ethernet available at the hotel and event location, thanks to Ruckus Wireless.

Packing List


  • Appropriately warm clothing
  • Laptop with 802.11g wireless
    • Extension cord
    • Ethernet cable (for hotel and/or hackfest)
    • Optional: Bring a Fedora Friend Finder (power strip)
  • Credit card (VISA or MasterCard) or small amount of cash
  • Your presentation slides or anything needed for the hackfest

International visitors:

  • Passport/visa and any other official documentation needed
  • Converters for power (reference link)


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