Installation Festival for Brisbane

Jared Norris jrnorris at
Mon Sep 26 11:38:48 UTC 2011

So judging by the lack of response it would seem these times don't
really suit anyone? Would it be better off aiming early December or
will we be running too close to Christmas then? I'd like to start
planning this but would prefer not to be standing there by myself
trying to help new people install Ubuntu.


Jared Norris JP(Qual) BBehSc(Psych)

On 21 September 2011 17:22, Jared Norris <jrnorris at> wrote:
> Good afternoon,
> As discussed previously I was thinking about trying to organise an
> installation festival this cycle somewhere in Brisbane. The Edge was
> discussed as a great place to do so and as such I have been liaising
> with them to work out availability and costing.
> Today I have been advised that the following dates are still available
> in November:
> Saturday 5/11      2pm – 8pm
> Sunday 6/11      All day
> Saturday 12/11    2pm – 8pm
> Sunday 13/11    All day
> Saturday 19/11    2pm – 8pm
> Sunday 20/11    All day
> Saturday 26/11    All day
> Sunday 27/11    All day
> The downside is that there is a fee for using this location. The
> community rate is $60 an hour for the use of the room and it would add
> on costs if we need to use any of their equipment (computers, laptops,
> projectors, etc). So basically what our options are from this point
> is:
> * we can find people to donate to the cause (we'd probably be looking
> at a 3 - 4 hour minimum to make it worth it)
> * find a business willing to support the event
> * look for another location
> I'm happy to look elsewhere but I'm a bit barren of ideas for anywhere
> that is going to be as publicly accessible for your average person in
> the public whom we are targeting for this sort of event. So basically,
> lets start talking and brainstorming ideas. Comments or suggestions
> anyone?
> --
> Regards,
> Jared Norris JP(Qual) BBehSc(Psych)

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