[Ubuntu Chicago] Fwd: Flourish 2008
samir.list at gmail.com
Wed Mar 19 23:59:11 GMT 2008
Yeah, I know.. sorry about that.
The schedule is still up in the air but we'll have events going most of the
day on Friday and Saturday starting somewhere around noon and ending
(including post-flourish event like the networking social etc) to around 8
or so in the evening.
On Tue, Mar 18, 2008 at 3:11 PM, Jim Campbell <jwcampbell at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi All,
> Please see the message below (you may need to click "Show Hidden Text" if
> you are a gmail user). Are any of you planning on attending the Friday
> sessions? Samir, it's unclear at this time what time events will actually
> be starting. That may be TBD at this point, but it sounds like the sessions
> will be taking place during the day on Friday, and during the day on
> Saturday. Will that be the case? A schedule page (even if it is tentative
> or not fully fleshed out) would be helpful. Thanks!!
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Samir Faci <sfaci at cs.uic.edu>
> Date: Mar 18, 2008 1:56 PM
> Subject: Flourish 2008
> To: flourish2008 at flourishconf.com
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> To everyone interested,
> The University of Illinois at Chicago Linux Users Group (UIC-LUG) and the
> University of Illinois at Chicago Association for Computing
> Machinery (UIC-ACM) are hosting their second annual Flourish Conference
> promoting the adoption and use of Free, Libre and Open Source Software
> (FLOSS). The UIC-LUG and UIC-ACM would like to invite you to attend this
> glorious event. The entire conference is free
> with registration (or $5 at the door), but please do register if you plant
> attend please lets us know how many people we should expect.
> Some of our featured speakers will include: Bruce Perens from Source
> Labs, Jon "maddog" Hall from Linux International, Brian Fitzpatrick (and Ben
> Collins-Sussman) from Google, Dru Lavigne from Open Source Business Resource
> and BSD Certification Group Inc., among many others.
> We will be hosting a variety of events which include but are not limited
> to: BarCamp Mini, Flourish Mini-expo, WAFD (Web Application Framework
> Development) Rumble, Networking Events, and Hack-a-Thon, BSDA Examination.
> For more information please visit:
> Flourish 2008 will be held on Friday, April 4th and Saturday, April 5th.
> We expect the conference attendance to be between 300 and 400 people. Please
> reply and let me know whether or not you will be attending Flourish 2008. If
> you have any questions about Flourish, please e-mail me at
> samir at esamir.com and I will get back to you as soon as possible. You can
> also visit the Flourish website at http://www.flourishconf.com/
> Organizations/Developers: We still have open tables in the expo space, if
> you'd like to use one of the tables to advertise your said organization or
> promote an event. We are also still looking for developers to represent the
> various Web frameworks. If anyone is interested in participating, please
> feel free to contact me.
> Thank you,
> Samir Faci
> Flourish Public Relations
> Ubuntu-us-chicago mailing list
> Ubuntu-us-chicago at lists.ubuntu.com
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