[Ubuntu-SG] Ubuntu Talk at NUS

C David Rigby c.david.rigby at gmail.com
Tue Feb 10 22:16:50 GMT 2009


Hello Ho Fucai and friends,

Thanks for the info. Sounds like you have an excellent venue for
presentations. I will work with my Team on designing our presentation or
series of presentations. We will be back in touch after our meeting of
21 February with a concrete proposal.

Regards
C David Rigby

On Wed, 2009-02-11 at 00:19 +0800, Ho Fucai wrote:
> Hi hi,
> 
> To answer your questions.
> 
> - Where at NUS will the presentation be held?
> - What facilities are available (e.g., network connections, projector,
> lab room, lecture room)?
> It depends on ur requirements actually. I could book seminar rooms for
> u guys. Even programming labs(but those run on windows). The venue
> will be on School Of Computing grounds. And yah..rooms are subjected
> to availability (shouldn't be a prob!). I could also request for
> students to bring their own laptops for them to try ubuntu out.
> 
> - How much time is allotted for TUSG's presentation?
> The 'unofficial' time for talks in School Of Computing should be
> wednesday from 4pm onwards. 
> 
> - What publicity are you doing for the event? Is there something we
> can
> do to help with publicity?
> We would be helping to raise awareness through mass mailing all SOC
> students. They will be registering with us. So we would be able to
> tell u the expected size of the audience. It would be nice if you
> could design some electronic posters and etc. so that we could mail
> them out.
> 
> - What sort of presentation are you looking for? We can do a lecture &
> demonstration, but even better would be a hands-on activity. For
> example, if sufficient time is available we could do an installfest
> event where we actually install Ubuntu on the participants' computers.
> Being able to do something like that is dependent on time allotted and
> facilities available.
> 
> We don't mind having a series of talks. We would definitely look
> forward to having a workshop\hands-on session. As I'd mentioned, I
> could inform the students to bring their laptops for the event. Maybe
> you could suggest having a few topics. I could sendout a mail/survey
> asking students if they are interested in any of the topics. Muhammad
> Heidir had actually asked if its possible to set up a booth of sorts
> to help people install ubuntu on their systems. I had actually spoken
> to relevant authorities in school and it is possible for you to use
> the public areas in School Of Computing. Of course, I can only confirm
> this once I know your plans.
> 
> - Will TUSG's presentation be part of a larger event that includes
> other
> groups?
> Nope! It will not. Unless you are interested in bringing in other
> open-source partners. We may be having talks by other parties.
> However, those events would be isolated from yours.
> 
> Hope my informal reply answer most of your questions.
> 
> Ho Fucai
> 
> ______________________________________________________________________
> From: C David Rigby <c.david.rigby at gmail.com>
> To: ho_fucai at yahoo.com.sg
> Cc: Ubuntu Singapore Mailing List <ubuntu-sg at lists.ubuntu.com>
> Sent: Tuesday, 10 February 2009 4:04:58
> Subject: Ubuntu Talk at NUS
> 
> Hello Ho Fucai,
> 
> My name is David. I am one of the members of the Team Ubuntu Singapore
> group (TUSG). Muhammad Heidir gave me your contact information.
> 
> On Sat, 21 February TUSG will be having a general meeting, and we will
> be discussing and planning events for the month of March. What I would
> like to propose is that we would do a presentation at NUS as one of
> our
> events. To help me with the agenda and planning for an event at NUS,
> could you please answer these questions? I have CC'd to our mailing
> list, as some of the other members may want to contribute to the
> conversation. The list is members only, so you should reply just to
> me.
> Of course, you are welcome to join Team Ubuntu and the mailing list!
> 
> Questions:
> 
> - Where at NUS will the presentation be held?
> 
> - What facilities are available (e.g., network connections, projector,
> lab room, lecture room)?
> 
> - How much time is allotted for TUSG's presentation?
> 
> - What publicity are you doing for the event? Is there something we
> can
> do to help with publicity?
> 
> - What sort of presentation are you looking for? We can do a lecture &
> demonstration, but even better would be a hands-on activity. For
> example, if sufficient time is available we could do an installfest
> event where we actually install Ubuntu on the participants' computers.
> Being able to do something like that is dependent on time allotted and
> facilities available.
> 
> - Will TUSG's presentation be part of a larger event that includes
> other
> groups?
> 
> Thanks for your interest in Ubuntu and TUSG!
> 
> Kindest regards,
> C David Rigby
> 
> 
> 
> 
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