Photo of the outside of the Faculty of Information Technology building
By Jan Symon (Jan Symon) [CC-BY-SA-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons


GUADEC 2013 is organized by a local group of passionate GNOME users and developers which were responsible for various GNOME launch parties in the past. Besides them, several other partners play an essential role organizing GUADEC in Brno.

Faculty of Information Technology (FIT) of Brno University of Technology

The Faculty of Information Technology (FIT) of Brno University of Technology is a co-organizer and provides the venue for GUADEC 2013. FIT is one of the leading providers of education and research in the field of information technology in the Czech Republic and supports free and open source software.


Liberix, a non-profit organization that promotes and spreads the Free Software philosophy, is a co-organizer and also serves as the legal entity for this year’s GUADEC. Liberix has contributed in the organization of different events and is supporting GUADEC.

Student Union of FIT Technical University Brno (SU FIT)

The SU FIT supports a wide range of open-source projects and is a co-organizer for this GUADEC.

Linux v BrnÄ›

Linux v BrnÄ› is an organization of local Linux users and developers and supports the local GUADEC 2013 coordinating team.