[Ubuntu PA] Fwd: [ubuntu-marketing] Team Update

Brian Stempin brian.stempin at gmail.com
Thu Mar 6 16:16:28 GMT 2008

I think the college idea is great.  When I used to go to UMBC, the local LUG
group would set up shop in one of the CS buildings for install-fests.  They
usually had a pretty good turn out since they were right in the middle of

Is there anyone on the list with a college affiliation?  Alex and I go to
Temple, so we have at least one option there.

On Thu, Mar 6, 2008 at 4:54 AM, Elizabeth Bevilacqua <lyz at ubuntu.com> wrote:

> On 3/2/08, Brian Stempin <brian.stempin at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Are there any pending plans for a release party?
> >
> > If not, is it too soon for our LoCo team to start?
> This was discussed a bit at our meeting last night.
> Since this is an LTS release, and the Ubuntu Marketing team is really
> pushing the LoCo team involvement, our thought is that rather than do
> a social release get-together we had for Gutsy, we'll want to push a
> more outreachy release party.
> Alex suggested malls and college campuses as possible locations to
> have it. Kevin suggested that we work to get other related groups in
> the areas involved (even if it's just inviting them) - he and others
> suggested include:
> - LUGs
> - Make (Philly)
> - TheHacktory
> - Cross-platform programming groups such as: Ruby, PHP, Java
> Other thoughts on locations and cross-community involvement?
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