The Flock 2017 schedule is now available!

Flock 2017 is a more action-oriented event than previous years. This affects the types of session proposals that were accepted. The scheduled slots favor collaborative team working sessions and workshops over team status reports.

Event Dates

Flock will begin the morning of Tuesday, August 29. Sessions will continue each day until midday on Friday, September 1. You should plan to arrive on Monday, August 28 and to depart no sooner than Friday afternoon for the best experience.

Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Aug 26 Aug 27 Aug 28 Aug 29 Aug 30 Aug 31 Sep 01 Sep 02 Sep 03

Registration Information

Registration for Flock is now closed.

Attendees who registered and paid the registration fee by July 24, 2017 are included in the count for items that have to be confirmed in advance. This includes lunch and the t-shirt. If you registered and/or paid after this date, you may not receive all of the benefits of registration.

If you did not register, you are still welcome to attend the conference and events. However, you will not receive benefits such as lunch and a shirt.


Mailing List

The Flock attendees 2017 mailing list is the primary means of communication for attendees of Flock. If you register for Flock, you will be subscribed to this list.


Our main IRC channel for the event is #fedora-flock on Each session room also has a dedicated channel in IRC, and some sessions will be transcribed there.


Telegram is used as a quicker way to communicate during the conference with mobile devices and/or laptops. We have an official group you can join to participate in the conference at @flocktofedora. You can join by clicking this link.


Map tiles by Stamen Design, under CC BY 3.0. Data by OpenStreetMap, under ODbL

Download our fancy travel guide to help you get to and from the conference venue. (A4 US Letter)

There are many transportation options to get to, from, and around Hyannis and Cape Cod.

The closest international airport is Logan International Airport in Boston, MA.

The Plymouth & Brockton bus line has a direct bus from Logan to the Hyannis Transportation Center; it is a 2-hour trip one-way.

Here is a detailed overview of transportation options.

Venue and Hotel

The Resort and Conference Center at Hyannis is both the conference venue as well as the conference hotel.

  • A $139/night* rate per double, queen, or king room is available. You will need to use the "Group Attendee" code "FLOCK" on the hotel reservation form to book your room at the Flock rate.
  • A $169/night* double occupancy (under 18 free) discounted rate is available the weekend before and the weekend after.
  • If you are booking by phone, please state that you are attending the Flock 2017 Conference.
  • The Cape Cod Resort and Conference Center will charge your credit card immediately for one night as a deposit which will be applied to the last night of your stay. The remainder of the charges will be paid at checkout.
  • July 26August 4 - Extended is the cut-off for our reserved block. If reserving for yourself, please book before then!

Please Note: If you receive financial assistance to attend Flock, the organizers will book your travel arrangements (flight, hotel, bus) for you.

* 11.7% lodging tax applies.

The Resort and Conference Center at Hyannis

35 Scudder Avenue, Hyannis, Massachusetts USA 02601
+1 (866) 828-8259

Evening Events

On Tuesday night, join community members for Game Night in the Bass River room. Pizza and beverages will be provided. Bring a favorite card or board game to share and play with friends and colleagues!

On Wednesday night, the social event will be located at Wackenhammer's Clockwork Arcade and Carousel, where you'll find not only classic arcade games, pinball, and other entertainments, but also amazing dinner options from Bon Me and refreshments.


Sponsorship opportunities are still open. For information, contact

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