[Ubuntu-US-CA] OSCON Booth Planning
jdeslip at berkeley.edu
Mon Jun 15 16:39:21 UTC 2009
Here is the link to the youtube video of the demo I have so far.
Jack Deslippe wrote:
> Darn, I didn't see this email until I sent mind. Hope you don't mind.
> In order to stay organized, I will paste the text of my other email here
> so people can respond to this thread.
> Here is a quick summary of what I would personally like to contribute to
> the OSCON table and my opinions on the questions about the booth that
> are still under discussion.
> I would like contribute the following:
> A video showing off the ubuntu desktop (compiz / look-feel / etc) and
> key apps that can be run on the ubuntu desktop (OO.org, Firefox/Hulu,
> Wine, Banshee etc). I will upload the video to youtube tomorrow; so,
> people can comment on it and we can improve it. I can provide a 22 inch
> lcd screen (at least) to show this on if it is accepted.
> I will print a large reusable banner. I would like to discussion the
> dimensions of this and where to get high resolution stock ubuntu images.
> I will contribute up to $60 for power as it is obviously necessary for
> my video demo idea.
> About the major questions of interest:
> Should we have network: -1 (I don't think it is worth $400 and
> hopefully enough smart phones are present)
> Should we have power: +1 (I think this is absolutely necessary to have a
> professional looking booth)
> Should the space be split 50/50: +0 If it is possible to do it so that
> it does not misrepresent Ubuntu as being a local group or a casual
> organization than I am for it. If it takes away from the professional
> aspect of the booth, I am against it. Which ever way it is decided, I
> pledge my time both days to help make the Ubuntu and LUG booths be a
> Should LUGs be promoted: +1 At the very least Ubuntu's booth should hand
> out flyers and perhaps present a poster showing locations of places
> where you can get help in the California area (i.e. LUGS).
> Neal Bussett wrote:
>> As spillover from our meeting on the 14th of June, we're moving OSCON
>> planning discussion here.
>> So far: We don't know about electricity (but won't have network access).
>> And we will be, at the very least, supporting the LUGs by having flyers
>> Everyone involved in that discussion during the meeting should post their
>> opinions here, even if you've already stated them at the meeting (since
>> some of us have bad memories, and others weren't there).
>> Neal Bussett
>> Ubuntu California
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