[Ubuntu-be] IRC meeting on 13/05/2009 - Report

Mike Morraye mike at morraye.be
Fri May 15 23:55:02 BST 2009


I already mentioned it on the #ubuntu-be channel:
The report is written:
http://www.morraye.be/ReleaseParty/Jaunty_Release_Party_Ghent_report.pdf


On Thu, 2009-05-14 at 22:01 +0200, jean7491 wrote:
> Here the report of the last IRC meeting.
> Next IRC meeting on Wednesday 20/05/2009 at 21 h. on #ubuntu-be --
> irc.freenode.net.
> 
> Present at the IRC meeting 13/05/2009 (in random order) : d1ogenes,
> JanC, wamukota, mimor, jean7491, pvandewyngaerde, Ro-G, bbartek,
> Carroarmato0, Gruber, Carroarmato0,
> 
> 1. Jaunty release party in Ghent 09/05 - Follow-up
> 
> Thank mimor for his work ! and he is now thinking about the next one !
> 
> Report will follow and pictures have been posted in the wiki.
> 
> Main problems :
> 
> - the release party was organized with a short preparation (only 2 weeks).
> 
> - not everybody is happy with the choice of Saturday evening : perhaps
> it would be more successful on a weekday ?
> 
> - a better agenda and more demonstrations
> 
> What sort of presentations ?
> 
> - presentation of useful tips and tricks, that can mean a lot of things,
> ranging from how to use mailing lists in Evolution to how to write your
> own kernel driver,
> 
> - so maybe 1 or 2 presentations for beginners
> 
> What public do you target with the presentation on a release party?
> 
> newcomers or experienced people : if you target newcomers you should 've
> another type of demo that experienced attendees.
> 
> if the purpose is to spread the word then newcomers should be the Nr one
> focus group.
> 
> For attracting new users we additionally do things like the Dipro fairs
> 
> The party is (also) for the people who do a lot of volunteer work during
> the rest of the year to come together and have some fun.
> 
> Further comments/suggestions on the previous and next release party can
> be send to Mike by mail(mike at morraye.be) or PM to mimor
> 
> 
> 2. Update preparation booth at Dipro fair Antwerpen on 24/05
> 
> About manning, the core-team is complete, but we need 2 additional
> volunteers to be "confortable" from the opening (10 h.) till 13 h. A
> request for help has been posted in the ubuntu-nl forum, but no reaction
> (yet) !
> 
> About material, no problem
> 
> 
> 3. Next events
> 
> Dipro fairs in september 2009 : dates changed, no dipro Hasselt, on
> 06/09 in Ghent and on 13/09 in Antwerpen (for your agendas !
> 
> In Ghent there is a possibility of local initiative to try to get more
> people in from wina & zeus for events in Ghent area.
> 
> 
> 4. Review of promotional material?
> 
> Before printing huge numbers of flyers, let's improve it !
> 
> mimor will take initiative, as he did for the flyer Release Party in Ghent.
> 
> Waiting new ideas about better flyers !
> 
> 
> 5. cleaning + update website and wiki
> 
> Wiki : to facilitate the work, a list of wiki pages to be checked and
> updated should be prepared.
> 
> Website : there is a web editor team
> (https://launchpad.net/~ubuntu-be-webeditor) in charge of the
> realisation and modification of the website. Bug reports procedure
> should be used (see * https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu-belgium ) so
> that no double entries are posted and everybody can do a follow-up on
> the status.
> 
> Suggestions
> 
> - to organize something as a ubuntu-be-website-hack-weekend
> 
> - to arrange a meeting so we can inform the interested people to join
> that meeting (but waiting mongolito404 is back)
> 
> 
> 6. Next IRC meeting
> 
> Next IRC meeting Wednesday 20/05/209 at 21 h.
> 
> 
> 




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