[UbuntuWomen] Fwd: Ubuntu Developer Summit Sponsorship Open

Jessica Ledbetter jessica at jessicaledbetter.com
Sat Jul 16 14:08:59 UTC 2011


And, if you want to apply but want someone experienced to look over your
application:
http://wiki.ubuntu-women.org/UDS

Thank you Alan and Lyz for volunteering your wisdom and time!

Thanks, elky, for telling me the link!

On Sat, Jul 16, 2011 at 1:17 AM, Elizabeth Krumbach <lyz at ubuntu.com> wrote:

> They've opened sponsorship for the next UDS already! Details below.
>
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Jono Bacon <jono at ubuntu.com>
> Date: Fri, Jul 15, 2011 at 2:58 PM
> Subject: Ubuntu Developer Summit Sponsorship Open
> To: ubuntu-devel at lists.ubuntu.com
>
>
> Hi Everyone,
>
> The Ubuntu Developer Summit (http://uds.ubuntu.com/) (UDS) is the most
> important event in the Ubuntu calendar. It is where we get together to
> discuss, design, and plan the next version of Ubuntu; in this case the
> Ubuntu 11.10 release.
>
> The next UDS takes place at **The Caribe Royal, Orlando, Florida,
> USA** from the **31st Oct - 4th Nov 2011**. You can find out more
> about why UDS is interesting from the perspective of a member of the
> community (http://uds.ubuntu.com/participate/community), an upstream
> contributor (http://uds.ubuntu.com/participate/upstreams), and a
> vendor (http://uds.ubuntu.com/participate/vendors). We also welcome
> everyone to participate remotely
> (http://uds.ubuntu.com/participate/remote) if you can't attend the
> event in person. More more details on how to get there, see this page
> (http://uds.ubuntu.com/travel/).
>
> At the heart of a great UDS is a diverse group of attendees who can
> bring their experience and expertise to the discussions. You don't
> have to be technical, or be a programmer or packager to attend - UDS
> is open to everyone (including non-Ubuntu folks) and free to attend.
> We encourage everyone with an interest in Ubuntu to attend.
>
> ## Sponsorship
>
> For every UDS Canonical sponsors the hotel and accommodation of a set
> of community members to ensure they are free to contribute and bring
> value to the discussions. We have a limited budget so we can't sponsor
> everyone, but we are always keen to have a capable and diverse group
> to sponsor:
>
>  * We strive to support community members who are actively involved in
> Ubuntu and who are providing *significant and sustained* contributions
> to the Ubuntu project.
>  * We always welcome Upstream contributors who are bring value to
> Ubuntu indirectly via active participation in their upstream project,
> but who are keen to see quality support for that upstream in Ubuntu.
>  * Contributors are willing to actively participate not only
> throughout the full Ubuntu Developer Summit week, but also following
> with active contributions throughout the release cycle.
>  * We are always keen to welcome members of the community who have
> never been to UDS before and are keen to participate and experience
> the event.
>  * You don’t have to provide technical contributions to apply – if you
> have participated in the areas of advocacy, documentation, testing,
> art, design etc, you are encouraged to apply.
>  * UDS is an event that encourages diversity – we welcome everyone to
> apply for sponsorship, irrespective of gender, race, impairment,
> technical expertise, or other factors.
>
> If you are participating in the Ubuntu community, we would love you to
> apply for sponsorship. This is how it works:
>
>  1. You can apply for sponsorship by following the instructions at
> http://uds.ubuntu.com/participate/sponsorship/. Apologies for the
> different forms you need to fill in - we are going to consolidate
> these forms at the next UDS. The deadline for submissions is **Wed
> 24th August 2011** so be sure to get yours in!
>  2. When the deadline is reached we will assess the applications and
> finalize who we will be able to sponsor.
>  3. You will then receive an email outlining whether we can sponsor you or
> not.
>
> Simple! I look forward to seeing your applications, and seeing many of
> you in Florida!
>
>        Jono
>
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