Fwd: Re: FOSDEM - Distribution Miniconf

Sense Hofstede sense at ubuntu.com
Thu Nov 18 14:47:14 UTC 2010

Op 17-11-10 23:21, Manuel de la Pena schreef:
> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject: 	Re: FOSDEM - Distribution Miniconf
> Date: 	Wed, 17 Nov 2010 23:19:54 +0100
> From: 	Manuel de la Pena <manuel.delapena at canonical.com>
> To: 	Laura Czajkowski <laura at lczajkowski.com>
> On 15/11/2010 21:34, Laura Czajkowski wrote:
>> Aloha,
>> I was wondering if Ubuntu plans to have a presence at FOSDEM this year.
>> It is one of the largest open source events in europe and in the past we
>> haven't really taken part in this event apart from having a community
>> presence at it and running a stall at it.  There have been some
>> individuals at it, however I think we should be there in a greater sense
>> like many other distributions.
>> This year following on from last years success FOSDEM is running a
>> Distribution Miniconf and I think we should if possible  try and have a
>> few talks/sessions over the two day
>> event.http://fosdem.org/2011/distrominiconf
>> The reasons for this is that over the last two years I've noticed many
>> people commenting on our lack of attendance at this event given its
>> history (now 11th year) size of participates 6000-6500 and over 300
>> talks, we really should be there.
>> Laura
> +1 to that. The Ubuntu Belgian Loco Team is great and I'm sure they 
> would give a hand. I'd try to be there this year.
> Kr,
> Manuel

As the Ubuntu NL LoCo Contact, I would be glad to ask for participation
from my LoCo if that is necessary. There are some people living close to
the border, and even for people living further away traveling to
Brussels shouldn't take too long.

We can help with preparation, tend to the Dutch speakers and contribute
people to a stand.

Sense Hofstede

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