Events/MozCamp Odessa

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Mozilla Russia, UA FOSS, Odessa IT-Club and RootUA Media company are organizing a three-day conference in Odessa, Ukraine, Sept 9-12, 2009. The conference will have separate section officially called MozCamp Odessa 2009, the first Mozilla-sponsored community event in the Ukraine. The event will gather both Russian and Ukrainian community members for two days of workshops, discussions, presentations and of course, hacking.


L10n sessions will consist of sessions/workshops/brainstormings/lightning talks all related to localization and communication management with EE communities.

Developer-oriented sessions will cover lots Firefox, Mobile, Add-ons etc...


See official conference schedule.

Session proposals

  • Communication with local communities - finding the best ways and skipping the rough edges.
  • Mobile technologies and Web 2.0.
  • Mozilla as a platform for development (XUL/JS/CSS).
  • Mozilla marketing specific for Eastern Europe.
  • IT security aspects of using Mozilla products.

Keynote speakers

Konstantin Lepikov (Mozilla.Россия) "XUL as ultimate tool for creating GUI on nettops and netbooks".


A maximum of 100 participants can be invited to the conference sessions/workshops.

If you want to register for the open sessions, please register here.


The 3 day conference will be held at Odessa National University located in the city centre.

Flights/Trains and Hotels

All flights to Odessa are going via Kiev Borispol (KBP) airport (most of them have long transfer delay so prepare to wait). We are organizing transfer from ODS airport to city centre/or right to conference. Also possible to get a taxi or bus to city centre (just 20min by taxi or 30-40min by bus).

Organizers offers several variants of hotels:

1) Low-cost variant

hotel Vytyaz

Address: 8/5, Shevchenko prosp.

tel: +38 048 222-72-65

2) Confort/Normal tarif

hotel Passage

Address: 34, Preobrazhenskaya str.

tel: +38 048 728-55-00

room prices

hotel Tsentralnyy

Address: 40, Preobrazhenskaya str.

room prices

tel: +38 048 726-86-89

All this hotels are located just in few steps away from conference building so can be easy accessible in any time.

Map and Points of Interest

There is a interactive map of Odessa with various information about transport system, hotels and POIs.

Also mobile version available -

All maps support GPS navigation.

Getting to and from the Odessa

Arriving at Odessa International Airport (ODS)