[Ubuntu-be] Short report Dipro Fair in Ghent

Pieter Vande Wyngaerde pietervandewyngaerde at gmail.com
Mon Apr 20 08:42:31 BST 2009

add this info to the wiki:

I just transferred the gifts surplus of 28 euro to the ubuntu account.

On Sun, Apr 19, 2009 at 9:39 PM, jean7491 <jean7491 op free.fr> wrote:

> Hi to all,
> Thanks the commitment of Dieter, Joris, Kenneth, Mike and Peter, the
> Ubuntu-be booth in Dipro Ghent has been run with success. Here follows a
> short « first impression » report.
> An extended report with photos will be posted later in the wiki.
> Jean
> ----------------------------
> Short report Dipro Fair in Ghent on 19/04/2009 – Ubuntu-be booth
> The booth has been organized as described in the wiki (6 volunteers,
> enough hardware (5 laptops and one additional screen) and material.
> The Dipro Computer fair was coupled with a photography fair at the same
> place : the Ubuntu-be was located close to the main entrance to both
> fairs, a very good location, and was attractive for the public.
> Our booth was correctly decorated with table cloth (too short), posters
> and an inflatable tux, but we could do better.
> We distributed approximatively 80 cd's 8.10, always on request of
> interested persons and with explanation.
> From 10 to 14 h. : many interested visitors, we were permanently busy
> with questions, explanations and demonstrations (full manning of the
> booth was necessary !). From 14 to 15.30 h. : less visitors, but
> permanently 2 or 3 visitors with questions. Till the end (17 h.) people
> came through with some questions, the last one when the computers were
> already off.
> Some people did not know about the existence of Ubuntu, likely they were
> more interested by the photography fair than in computer, but we succeed
> to attract their attention. The diaporama/presentation of Ubuntu
> (available in wiki) has been successful for this public.
> Many questions about the co-existence Ubuntu - Windows (dualboot) and
> how to work with a live-cd.
> Summarry : it was a successful event for Ubuntu promotion.
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