The KiCad project is excited to announce the second annual KiCad Conference (KiCon) in A Coruña, Spain from Sept 9th through the 10th, 2023. The conference will be held at the Palexco Conference Center.
This conference is geared towards KiCad users. There will be talks from users of all skill levels as well as members of the KiCad Lead Development Team. The conference keynote talk will be given by Wayne Stambaugh, the KiCad project leader.
Come join enthusiastic KiCad users and developers from all over Europe and the world for a fun and informative two full days of all things KiCad. On top of interesting and insightful talks, there will be plenty of time to share ideas and get to know other users and members of the development team. Attendees can expect to receive an excellent badge and some nifty swag.
If you are interested in sponsoring the event, please go to the sponsors page to donate. If you are interested in volunteering please go to the volunteers page to sign up. Any help is greatly appreciated. Don’t forget to thank all our sponsors and volunteers when you attend KiCon. It’s thanks to their efforts that an event like KiCon can even happen.
Tickets went on sale on March 28th. Get your tickets today and come join us for two days of fun and learning with KiCad. All are welcome to the what we hope to be a yearly conference.
We are looking forward to seeing you at KiCon!
The KiCad Team
It’s that time of year to prepare for our annual end of year funding drive. With the next stable release (7) just around the corner (January 31st, 2023), it’s time to start thinking about building version 8. Our supporters' contributions have done more to build the features of version 7 than any other source of funding. With your help, we can make version 8 better than ever! Our year end donation campaign with begin December 1st and run through January 15th.
The KiCad project is excited to announce that it has been awarded a 50K Euro grant by the NLnet Foundation. This grant will fund the development of the SPICE simulation improvements, design import/migration wizard, CADSTAR library importer, database symbol libraries, footprint and 3D model wizard, flat schematics, and more. Many of the features funded by this grant will be available in the version 7.0 release of KiCad. A detailed list of the features and their development status can be found on the KiCad Developer’s Wiki.