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Conference Schedule

November 2021 Virtual VuFind® Summit 2021
Online - November 15-17, 2021
The 2021 VuFind® conference was held entirely online. See the wiki for details, including slides and recordings.
June 2021 WOLFcon 2021
Online - June 1-3, 2021
The 2021 WOLFcon included several sessions about VuFind®; recordings can be found in the WOLFcon 2021 VuFind® YouTube Playlist.
September/October 2020 Virtual VuFind® Summit 2020
Online - September 29-October 1, 2020
The 2020 developers conference was a joint effort between the organizers of the annual German and American VuFind® Summits and was held entirely online. See the wiki for details, including slides and recordings.
October 2019 VuFind® Summit 2019
Villanova, PA - October 14-15, 2019
The 2019 developers conference was held at Falvey Memorial Library, but was primarily an online event. See the wiki for details.
September 2019 8th German VuFind® Community Meeting
Hamburg, Germany - September 9-10, 2019
October 2018 VuFind® Summit 2018
Villanova, PA - October 15-16, 2018
The 2018 developers conference was held at Falvey Memorial Library. See the wiki for details.
September 2018 7th German VuFind® Community Meeting
Braunschweig, Germany - September 20-21, 2018
This two-day event was organized by Universitätsbibliothek Braunschweig and the Georg Eckert Institute. Some content was in English, some in German.
October 2017 VuFind® Summit 2017
Villanova, PA - October 9-10, 2017
The 2017 developers conference was held at Falvey Memorial Library. See the wiki for details.
September 2017 6th German VuFind® Community Meeting
Hamburg, Germany - September 28-29, 2017
October 2016 5th German VuFind® Community Meeting
Freiburg, Germany - October 11-12, 2016
This two-day event was held at The University Library of Freiburg. More details here (in German).
VuFind® Summit 2016
Villanova, PA - October 10-11, 2016
The 2016 developers conference was held at Falvey Memorial Library. See the wiki for details.
March 2016 LILRC Technical Services Open Forum
Farmingdale, NY - March 4, 2016 (10am-12pm)
This event, held at the Farmingdale Public Library, included a talk about VuFind® implementation.
October 2015 VuFind® Summit 2015
Villanova, PA - October 12-13, 2015
The 2015 developers conference was held at Falvey Memorial Library. See the wiki for details.
4th German VuFind® Meeting 2015
Germany, University of Constance, Room R511 - October 6-7, 2015
October 2014 VuFind® Summit 2014
Villanova, PA - October 13-14, 2014
A 2014 developers conference was held at Falvey Memorial Library -- see the wiki for details.
September 2014 3rd German VuFind® Meeting 2014
Frankfurt am Main, Germany - September 24-25, 2014
October 2013 VuFind® Summit 2013
Villanova, PA - October 14-15, 2013
A 2013 developers conference is now past. See the wiki for details.
Featured creators and stories: a facemeeting on open source for libraries
Rome, Italy - October 1, 2013
This multi-lingual open source conference featured some
VuFind® content. More details available in English, Italian and Spanish.
September 2013 VuFind® Community Meeting 2013
Hamburg, Germany - September 16-17, 2013
This German-language event continued conversations from the 2012 German VuFind® Session.
To learn more, see this page.
October 2012 VuFind® Summit 2012
Villanova, PA - October 15-16, 2012
The follow-up to 2010's 2.0 planning meeting included detailed discussion of the new release and opportunities to network with other VuFind® users. The wiki has more details.
June 2012 VuFind® Session 2012
Leipzig, Germany - June 26-27, 2012
This German-language event covered all aspects of VuFind® use and development and is of interest to system librarians and software developers. To learn more, see this page.
February 2011 Code4lib 2011
Bloomington, IN - February 7-11, 2011
At least three VuFind-related talks were featured, and a breakout session was held.
September 2010 Meeting of the AGMB 2010
Mainz, Germany - September 29, 2010 - 9:00-9:35am
Room P1, Session 6
Project bibnet.org, presented by Markus Fischer - Solothurner Spitäler AG
VuFind® 2.0 Conference
Villanova, PA - September 15-16, 2010
This meeting was used to plan the second major release of VuFind®.
Midwest VuFind® Meeting Kalamazoo, MI - September 3, 2010 - 9:00am-1:00pm
Western Michigan University
A meeting for people who administer, customize, and contribute code to VuFind®.
Contact Scott Garrison (scott <dot> garrison <at> wmich <dot> edu) if you are interested in attending.
June 2010 Catholic Research Resources Alliance All-Members Meeting
VuFind® Discussion: Open to non-members; since CRRA uses VuFind® for their Catholic Portal, they want to support general development of the software.
Washington, DC - June 28, 2010 - 3:30-5:00pm
Georgetown University - Murray Room on the 5th floor of Lauinger Library
Note: A government-issued ID is required to enter the building.
February 2010 NERCOMP New Discovery Tools Symposium
Worcester, MA - February 1, 2010
College of the Holy Cross
November 2008 Open Source Discovery Portal Camp
PALINET - Philadelphia, PA - November 6, 2008
Sheraton Hamilton Hotel
October 2008 PALINET Annual Conference 2008
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - October 27-28, 2008
Sheraton Philadelphia
LITA Forum 2008
Cincinnati, Ohio - October 16-19, 2008
Hilton Netherland Plaza Hotel
Access 2008
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada - October 1-4, 2008
Sheraton Hamilton Hotel
May 2008 SOLINET Annual Member Meeting
Atlanta, Georgia - May 8-9, 2008
Emory Conference Center Hotel
Massachusetts Library Association
Falmouth, Massachusetts - May 6, 2008
SeaCrest Resort & Conference Center
TCLC Spring Program - Rosemont College - May 2, 2008
April 2008 New York METRO Libraries Council - Library 2.0 Special Interest Group
New York City, NY - April 25, 2008
Alabama Library Association
Birmingham, Alabama - April 22-25, 2008
Sheraton Conference Center
INFOLINK Tech Talk
Piscataway, New Jersey - April 15, 2008
February 2008 Code4Lib
Portland, Oregon - February 22-25, 2008
January 2008 ALA Mid Winter Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - January 11-16, 2008
Sessions and Talks:
  • Saturday, January 12 - 10:30amVuFind® Developer Community Session
    Pennsylvania Convention Center in 308
  • Sunday, January 13 - 4:00pmNext Generation Catalog Panel Discussion
  • Monday, January 14 - 11:30amVuFind® Demo at IndexData Booth #230
Exhibitiion Hall - January 11-14 - Booth #318
October 2007 Palinet Annual Conference
Baltimore, Maryland - October 29 and 30, 2007
Tremont Hotel & Conference Center
Ex Libris Mid-Atlantic Users Group
New Jersey - October 29 and 30, 2007
Rider University

Schedule a Presentation

We would love to present VuFind® at your next conference. Feel free to contact us about scheduling a presentation.
demian.katz@villanova.edu

Past Presentations

Many past presentations can be found on VuFind®'s video page. A few are highlighted below.

The "state of the project" presentation from the 2017 VuFind® Summit; click the Summit links in the left column for many more videos from past events.

Demian Katz describes how VuFind® uses WorldCat Identities and OCLC Terminology Services to provide users with suggested terms.


Andrew Nagy and Chris Barr talk about VuFind® from Paul Albert on Vimeo.

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