conference management system

View the Project on GitHub frab/frab


free and open conference management system


frab is a web-based conference planning and management system. It helps to collect submissions, to manage talks and speakers and to create a schedule.

frab is based upon Ruby on Rails . It was created to organize FrOSCon , where it replaced pentabarf as the primary conference planning tool.


Here is an incomplete list of features, to get you an idea of what frab is capable of:

Download and Installation

frab is hosted at github.

There is no official release yet. Just clone the repository and get the latest code.

Please refer to the README for installation instructions. Take a look at the wiki for more information.


The user manual is also in the wiki.


If you have trouble using frab, consider filing an issue . If you have any questions, consider signing up to the mailing list. Simply send an email to frab (at) to sign up.