[Ubuntu-US-CA] Event ideas for summer/fall
linux at roguehorse.com
Wed Jun 18 18:39:43 UTC 2014
On 06/17/2014 11:13 PM, Elizabeth K. Joseph wrote:
> On Sun, Jun 15, 2014 at 6:35 PM, Scott DuBois <linux at roguehorse.com> wrote:
>> I'm (fairly) confident Hurricane Electric would let us use their
>> facilities for hosting some sort of event if someone has something in
>> mind. As this is my first year getting involved with UbuntuCA as well as
>> the local CA LUGs I'm not sure what kinds of stuff has gone on in the
>> past to use as a reference for other events.
> That's great, we have a few offers for venue space on the table now,
> but more is better! It's good to have options :)
> What I think we need right now are drivers for events. I've done a lot
> of it in the past few years, but I have a pretty hectic travel
> schedule this year and work is taking up a lot of my time. It would be
> great to see some new faces planning events.
> Some event ideas:
> - Participate in Ubuntu Global Jam:
> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UbuntuGlobalJam (I did a Quality Assurance Jam
> a couple years ago, went really well).
> - Installfest (need a full day for this, so probably 6 hours on a
> Saturday with a venue that has parking in case people bring
> - Presentations on Ubuntu topics that may not be of interest to the
> broader LUG community (like rww's app dev suggestion)
> For some insight into past work, see:
> We used to participate in the Solano Stroll in Berkeley in September,
> and SFSU often has Software Freedom Day (also September) events on
> campus that it would be great to us participate in that more.
I wouldn't mind helping with whatever as long as I can schedule it
around my homework and my son who is only 4 and requires someone to
watch him if I'm gone. Being gone for more than just one day would be
difficult for me to pull off.
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