Marketing Team/Events/FOSDEM 2009

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OLPC / SugarLabs will have a presence at FOSDEM'09 taking place in Brussels (Belgium) from Saturday, February 7 to Sunday, February 8.

Additionally plans are underway to have a one-day OLPC / Sugar community meetup on (probably) Friday, February 6.

Goals | FOSDEM'09

  • getting more developers to work on Sugar related tasks

Goals | Community Meetup

  • 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
    • ...
  • socializing, finally being able to put faces to nicknames

Attending | FOSDEM'09

Please sign up here if you plan to attend! ChristophD 03:40, 7 January 2009 (UTC)

Attending | Community Meetup

Please sign up here if you plan to attend! ChristophD 03:40, 7 January 2009 (UTC)



Have proposed two talks, one in the Fedora dev room and the other in the GNOME dev room. tomeu 12:29, 7 January 2009 (UTC)


  • 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...


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