[Ubuntu-be] An idea for extra representations
Manuel de la Peña
mandel at themacaque.com
Tue Feb 9 12:01:59 GMT 2010
Same here, I'm not involved with schools but I can help :P
On 9 February 2010 12:29, Jan Bongaerts <jbongaerts at gmail.com> wrote:
> Excellent idea.
> I'm not involved with any schools, but if someone needs a volunteer to man
> a booth or to give a presentation, they can contact me.
> On Tue, Feb 9, 2010 at 10:10 AM, Alain Baudrez <a.baudrez at gmail.com>wrote:
>> Besides the Dipro fair where we are a regular participant, we need to
>> broaden our horizon in order to promote FOSS and Ubuntu in particular.
>> The Dipro fairs are nice, but during the last years the impact, and
>> popularity of those fairs has gone downhill. It is becoming an exclusive
>> hardware fair where our stand is the only software related one. This is
>> nice, because we attract attention that way, but OTOH the visitors to the
>> Dipro's are more hardware than software inclined.
>> I was thinking that, as most of our members are still student or parents
>> with school going children and some or teachers that it must be possible to
>> open a small Ubuntu stand during the open-deur dagen in your or your
>> children's schools. Maybe that is something that you should inject as an
>> agenda point in the different school committees such as the ouderraad .
>> Organizers of such a stand would be logistically supported by the events
>> team with material and eventually manpower. With over 400 'steunpunten' if a
>> mere 10% joins the project, we have approx. 40 extra representations.
>> Studenten en/of ouders van studenten of onderwijzend personneel kan
>> eventueel gebruik maken van de 'open-deur' dagen om er een Ubuntu stand op
>> te zetten. Support zou dezelfde zijn als deze voor een stand op een dipro
>> Des étudiants, leur parents ou des instituteurs pourraient profiter des
>> journées portes-ouvertes pour y placer un Ubuntu-stand. Le soutien logistic
>> serait le mêmem que pour les fairs dipro.
>> A.J. Baudrez
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