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Conference Schedule

October 2019 VuFind Summit 2019
Villanova, PA - October 14-15, 2019
The 2019 developers conference will be held at Falvey Memorial Library, but will primarily be 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 Universit├Ątsbibliothek 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
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.

Past Presentations

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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