Marketing Team/Events/FOSDEM 2009
OLPC / Sugar Labs is present at FOSDEM'09 taking place in Brussels (Belgium) from Saturday, February 7 and Sunday, February 8.
Pre-conference community meetup
In addition to FOSDEM, we're gathering on Friday, February 6 at the Hacker Space Brussels for a one-day OLPC / Sugar community meetup.
Please add yourself to the list of attendees if you would like to join us. Contact Bernie Innocenti for further details and directions.
- discussing the current state of things
- making plans for 2009:
- better defining the relation between OLPC and Sugar Labs
- advancing the Sugar platform
- making awesome educational content
- writing cool activities
- building and contacting relevant communities around OLPC and Sugar
- generally making it easier to contribute to OLPC and Sugar
- translating existing documentation (e.g. FlossManuals)
- writing materials geared towards how teachers can use the XO and Sugar in schools
- designing great marketing materials
- pilot projects in Europe
- create a web page that shows you OLPC enthusiasts geographically close to you
- socializing, finally being able to put faces to nicknames
|Time||Hacker space Brussels|
|1000||Coffee and introduction|
|1400||Sugar 0.84 development status update (Simon Schampijer)|
|1500||Sugar Labs BugSquad - How to get involved (Simon Schampijer)|
|1600||Sugar 0.86 roadmap planning (Tomeu Vizoso)|
|1800||-> FOSDEM Beer Event|
Goals | FOSDEM'09
- getting more developers to work on Sugar related tasks
- gnash as a real flash replacement and activity development platform would be great and needs help!
Please sign up here if you plan to attend! ChristophD 03:40, 7 January 2009 (UTC)
|Name||Community Meetup Friday 6th||FOSDEM Saturday 7th||FOSDEM Sunday 8th||Notes||Hotel|
|ChristophD||Yes||Yes||Yes||flight to Brussel is booked, will arrive on the evening of Feb. 5||Frederiksborg 5th-9th|
|Niklaus Giger||Yes||Yes||Yes||flight to Brussel is booked, will arrive on the at 12:30 Feb. 5|
|Tomeu||Yes||Yes||Yes||flight booked, arrive Feb 6th at 10.30am and leave Feb 9th at 17:00||Frederiksborg 6th-9th|
|Benjamin Berg||Yes||Yes||Yes||Arrives at 11:01 on Friday at Bruxelles-Midi, leaving again on Monday 17:59.||Frederiksborg 6th-9th|
|h01ger / Holger Levsen||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|David "nubae" Van Assche||Yes||Yes||Yes||flight to Brussel is booked, will arrive on the evening of Feb. 5|
|Bernie Innocenti||Yes||Yes||Yes||Flight booked, will arrive on the evening of Feb 5, leave in the morning of Feb 9||Frederiksborg 5th-9th|
|Simon Schampijer||Yes||Yes||Yes||flight booked, will arrive on the evening of Feb. the 5th and leave the evening of the 9th||Frederiksborg 5th-9th|
|Martin Dengler||Yes||Yes||Yes||Arrive evening of 6th (for Beer Event); leave late evening Sunday the 8th.||Frederiksborg 6th-8th|
|Don Hopkins||Yes||Yes||Yes||Taking the train from Amsterdam. Arriving Friday, leaving Monday. Rewriting SimCity/Micropolis GUI with C++/Python/GTK/Cairo/Pango/PacMan.||A little hotel by the Manneken Pis.|
|Greg DeKoenigsberg||Maybe||Yes||Yes||Train from AMS on Friday, in leaving Sunday night||Novotel Brussels|
What about joining sometime after 18:00 the Friday Beer Event?
Some Sugar hackers will meet with Rob Savoye in the GNOME dev room to work on improving flash support in Sugar, will be Saturday at 10:00 AM.
Greg is going to talk about "Sugar and Fedora" in the Fedora dev room on Saturday 17.00.
- decide if we are going to ask a sister project for a piece of a booth (we did so last year in the GNOME booth)
- lots of things...
Please add relevant notes and thoughts! ChristophD 03:40, 7 January 2009 (UTC)