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OLPC / SugarLabs will have a presence at [http://www.fosdem.org/2009/ FOSDEM'09] taking place in Brussels (Belgium) from Saturday, February 7 to Sunday, February 8.
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== About ==
  
Additionally plans are underway to have a one-day OLPC / Sugar community meetup on (probably) Friday, February 6.
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OLPC / Sugar Labs is present at [http://www.fosdem.org/2009/ FOSDEM'09] taking place in Brussels (Belgium) from Saturday, February 7 and Sunday, February 8.
  
== Goals | FOSDEM'09 ==
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== Pre-conference community meetup ==
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In addition to FOSDEM, we're gathering on '''Friday, February 6''' at
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the [http://hsb.wikidot.com/ Hacker Space Brussels] for a one-day
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OLPC / Sugar community meetup.
  
* getting more developers to work on Sugar related tasks
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Please add yourself to the list of attendees if you would like to
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join us.  Contact [[User:Bernie|Bernie Innocenti]] for further
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details and directions.
  
== Goals | Community Meetup ==
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=== Goals ===
  
 
* discussing the current state of things
 
* discussing the current state of things
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** writing materials geared towards how teachers can use the XO and Sugar in schools
 
** writing materials geared towards how teachers can use the XO and Sugar in schools
 
** designing great marketing materials
 
** designing great marketing materials
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** pilot projects in Europe
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** create a web page that shows you OLPC enthusiasts geographically close to you
 
** ...
 
** ...
 
* socializing, finally being able to put faces to nicknames
 
* socializing, finally being able to put faces to nicknames
  
== Attending | FOSDEM'09 ==
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=== Agenda ===
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|-style="background:#787878; color: white;"
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||'''Time''' || Hacker space Brussels
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|-
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|| 1000
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|| Coffee and introduction
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|-
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|| 1030
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||
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|-
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|| 1100
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||
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|-
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|| 1200
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||
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|-
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|| 1300
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|| Lunch
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|-
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|| 1400
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|| Sugar 0.84 development status update ([[User:Erikos|Simon Schampijer]])
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|-
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|| 1500
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|| Sugar Labs [http://sugarlabs.org/go/BugSquad BugSquad] - How to get involved ([[User:Erikos|Simon Schampijer]])
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|-
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|| 1600
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|| Sugar 0.86 roadmap planning ([[User:Tomeu|Tomeu Vizoso]])
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|-
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|| 1700
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||
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|-
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|| 1800
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|| -> [http://fosdem.org/2009/beerevent FOSDEM Beer Event]
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|}
  
Please sign up here if you plan to attend!
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== Goals | FOSDEM'09 ==
[[User:ChristophD|ChristophD]] 03:40, 7 January 2009 (UTC)
 
  
* [[User:ChristophD|ChristophD]] (flight to Brussel is booked, will arrive on the evening of Feb. 5)
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* getting more developers to work on Sugar related tasks
* [[User:niklaus|niklaus]]
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* gnash as a real flash replacement and activity development platform would be great and needs help!
* [[User:Tomeu|Tomeu]]
 
* [[User:BenjaminBerg|Benjamin Berg]]
 
* [[User:Marcopg|Marcopg]] (not sure yet)
 
* [[User:Cassidy|Guillaume Desmottes]]
 
* h01ger / Holger Levsen
 
  
== Attending | Community Meetup ==
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== Attendance ==
  
 
Please sign up here if you plan to attend!
 
Please sign up here if you plan to attend!
 
[[User:ChristophD|ChristophD]] 03:40, 7 January 2009 (UTC)
 
[[User:ChristophD|ChristophD]] 03:40, 7 January 2009 (UTC)
  
* [[User:ChristophD|ChristophD]] (flight to Brussel is booked, will arrive on the evening of Feb. 5)
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{| border=1 cellpadding=3 style="border: 1px solid white; border-collapse: collapse; background: #e3e4e5;"
* [[User:niklaus|niklaus]]
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|-style="background:#787878; color: white;"
* [[User:Tomeu|Tomeu]] (flight booked, arrive Feb 6th at 10.30am)
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! Name
* [[User:BenjaminBerg|Benjamin Berg]]
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! Community Meetup Friday 6th
* [[User:Marcopg|Marcopg]] (not sure yet)
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! FOSDEM Saturday 7th
* [[User:Erikos|Erikos]] (not sure yet, will try my best)
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! FOSDEM Sunday 8th
* h01ger / Holger Levsen
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! Notes
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! Hotel
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| [[User:ChristophD|ChristophD]]
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| Yes
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| Yes
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| Yes
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| flight to Brussel is booked, will arrive on the evening of Feb. 5
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| Frederiksborg 5th-9th
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| [[User:niklaus|Niklaus Giger]]
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| Yes
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| Yes
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| Yes
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| flight to Brussel is booked, will arrive on the at 12:30 Feb. 5
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|
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|-
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| [[User:Tomeu|Tomeu]]
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| Yes
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| Yes
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| Yes
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| flight booked, arrive Feb 6th at 10.30am and leave Feb 9th at 17:00
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| Frederiksborg 6th-9th
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|-
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| [[User:BenjaminBerg|Benjamin Berg]]
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| Yes
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| Yes
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| Yes
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| Arrives at 11:01 on Friday at Bruxelles-Midi, leaving again on Monday 17:59.
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| Frederiksborg 6th-9th
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|-
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| [[User:Cassidy|Guillaume Desmottes]]
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| Yes
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| Yes
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| Yes
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|
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|
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|-
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| h01ger / Holger Levsen
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| Yes
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| Yes
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| Yes
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|
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|-
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| [[User:nubae|David "nubae" Van Assche]]
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| Yes
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| Yes
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| Yes
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| flight to Brussel is booked, will arrive on the evening of Feb. 5
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|
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|-
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| [[User:Bernie|Bernie Innocenti]]
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| Yes
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| Yes
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| Yes
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| Flight booked, will arrive on the evening of Feb 5, leave in the morning of Feb 9
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| Frederiksborg 5th-9th
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|-
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| [[User:Erikos|Simon Schampijer]]
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| Yes
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| Yes
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| Yes
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| flight booked, will arrive on the evening of Feb. the 5th and leave the evening of the 9th
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| Frederiksborg 5th-9th
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|-
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| [[User:MartinDengler|Martin Dengler]]
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| Yes
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| Yes
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| Yes
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| Arrive evening of 6th (for Beer Event); leave late evening Sunday the 8th.
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| Frederiksborg 6th-8th
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|-
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| [[User:xardox|Don Hopkins]]
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| Yes
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| Yes
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| Yes
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| Taking the train from Amsterdam. Arriving Friday, leaving Monday. Rewriting SimCity/Micropolis GUI with C++/Python/GTK/Cairo/Pango/[http://www.donhopkins.com/home/images/SimCityPacMan.png PacMan].
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| A little hotel by the Manneken Pis.
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|-
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| Greg DeKoenigsberg
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| Maybe
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| Yes
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| Yes
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| Train from AMS on Friday, in leaving Sunday night
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| Novotel Brussels
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|-
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| Eightdot
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| Yes
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| Yes
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| Yes
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|}
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== FOSDEM Schedule ==
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What about joining sometime after 18:00 the [http://fosdem.org/2009/beerevent Friday Beer Event]?
  
== Schedule ==
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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.
  
TBD
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Tomeu is going to talk about [http://live.gnome.org/Brussels2009/Devroom#head-fed044e7ec0c3f61c0819739876aaa276e55c8e1 "The Sugar platform"] in the [http://live.gnome.org/Brussels2009/Devroom GNOME dev room] on Saturday 15:00.
  
Have proposed two talks, one in the [https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/FedoraEvents/FOSDEM/FOSDEM2009#Speakers_in_the_Dev_Room Fedora dev room] and the other in the [http://live.gnome.org/Brussels2009/Devroom GNOME dev room]. [[User:Tomeu|tomeu]] 12:29, 7 January 2009 (UTC)
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Greg is going to talk about "Sugar and Fedora" in the [https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/FedoraEvents/FOSDEM/FOSDEM2009#Speakers_in_the_Dev_Room Fedora dev room] on Saturday 17.00.
  
 
== To-Do ==
 
== To-Do ==
  
 
* 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)
 
* 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)
* find a venue for the friday meeting
 
 
* lots of things...
 
* lots of things...
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== Swag ==
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[[User:Mchua|Mchua]] is getting swag over for the conference; you folks are getting [[Marketing Team/Stickers]] and a batch of the generic [[Sugar Labs/Business cards]].
  
 
== Comments ==
 
== Comments ==

Latest revision as of 20:10, 24 February 2010

About

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.

Goals

  • 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

Agenda

Time Hacker space Brussels
1000 Coffee and introduction
1030
1100
1200
1300 Lunch
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)
1700
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!

Attendance

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
Guillaume Desmottes Yes Yes Yes
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
Eightdot Yes Yes Yes

FOSDEM Schedule

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.

Tomeu is going to talk about "The Sugar platform" in the GNOME dev room on Saturday 15:00.

Greg is going to talk about "Sugar and Fedora" in the Fedora dev room on Saturday 17.00.

To-Do

  • 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...

Swag

Mchua is getting swag over for the conference; you folks are getting Marketing Team/Stickers and a batch of the generic Sugar Labs/Business cards.

Comments

Please add relevant notes and thoughts! ChristophD 03:40, 7 January 2009 (UTC)