[Ubuntu-US-CA] Fwd: Supporting the UbuCon Summit

Ilan Rabinovitch ilan at fonz.net
Wed Dec 23 20:07:03 UTC 2015

By the way if you've not yet booked your room for UbuCon or SCALE and ran 
into the Westin being sold out, we've now made rooms available at the 
Sheraton (


On Fri, Dec 18, 2015 at 2:57 PM, Elizabeth K. Joseph <lyz at ubuntu.com> wrote:

> Hi everyone,
> UbuCon at SCALE has been a long time event for us, but as you might
> know we're now getting even more support from Canonical this year for
> what we're calling the UbuCon Summit. This includes a keynote by Mark
> Shuttleworth and several key people from Canonical coming in to give
> talks. Of all the UbuCons in the world, I feel very fortunate that the
> community team at Canonical has selected an UbuCon right here in
> California to test their first UbuCon Summit format!
> As in years past, Richard Gaskin and Nathan Haines are playing key
> roles in organizing. Michael Hall of Canonical has sent the following
> to help spread the word, I hope you can join us and participate :)
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Michael Hall <mhall119 at ubuntu.com>
> Date: Fri, Dec 18, 2015 at 12:20 PM
> Subject: Supporting the UbuCon Summit
> To: ubuntu-community-team <ubuntu-community-team at lists.ubuntu.com>
> I wanted to remind you all of the UbuCon Summit[1] we're hosting in
> Pasadena, California this January. It is a two day event, co-hosted with
> the Southern California Linux Expo (SCALE)[2] on Jan. 21 and 22. We have
> some great speakers lined up for it already, including Mark
> Shuttleworth, developers from Canonical and leaders from the Ubuntu
> community[3]. We will also have an Ubuntu booth for all 4 days of SCALE,
> where we will be showing off the new Ubuntu phones, convergence and IoT
> devices.
> We need your help spreading the word about this event, so that everybody
> who might want to attend knows about it. If you are in the Southern
> California area, please let local technology and students groups know
> about it. Share the links below to mailinglists and forums where you
> think people might be interested in it (but be respectful, not spammy).
> And if you post about it on social media, try and tag Ubuntu in it and
> include the hashtag #ubucon.
> We are also still looking for sponsors[4] for UbuCon, to help pay for
> the rooms at the event, as well as sending more Ubuntu Members to the
> event. And as a reminder, if a company pays for an Ubuntu Member to
> attend (whether they are an employee or not) they qualify as an "In
> Kind" sponsor and can have their logo listed on the sponsors page of the
> ubucon.org website.
> UbuCon is a free event that is open to anybody, but we do as that you
> register[5] first so that we know how many attendees to expect. We also
> encourage you to stay for all of SCALE if you can, the UBNTU code will
> give you a 50% discount on your registration for that.
> [1] http://ubucon.org/en/events/ubucon-summit-us/
> [2] https://www.socallinuxexpo.org/scale/14x
> [3] http://ubucon.org/en/events/ubucon-summit-us/talks/
> [4] http://ubucon.org/en/sponsors/
> [5] http://ubucon.org/en/events/ubucon-summit-us/register/
> We look forward to seeing you there. The more people who attend the
> better it will be for everybody, so please help us spread the word.
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