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Re: [opensuse-ambassadors] meetings, conferences and more - INPUT NEEDED!
  • From: Ricardo Chung <amon0.thoth1@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 20 Sep 2010 23:09:16 -0500
  • Message-id: <AANLkTi=SpL3RRGg+hWmQpMDjZcEFcTXAyoGCY19iAv6M@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

On Tue, Sep 14, 2010 at 4:17 AM, Jos Poortvliet <jospoortvliet@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

On Tuesday 14 September 2010 03:55:25 Max wrote:
Dear Jos

I would like fly to Japan for a conference ^^

Oh, some day I would love to have a big meeting in Asia, where we can all
meet and discuss the future... Unfortunately Asia is a bit big so that
requires lots of flying ;-)


2010/9/14 Jos Poortvliet <jospoortvliet@xxxxxxxxx>

On Monday 13 September 2010 21:34:45 Chuck Payne wrote:
On Thu, Sep 9, 2010 at 4:16 PM, Jos Poortvliet
<jospoortvliet@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
On Thursday 09 September 2010 06:09:56 Satoru Matsumoto wrote:
Hi Jos,

(2010/09/09 7:02), Jos Poortvliet wrote:

On a few conferences, I have specific questions.

LinuxCon Japan  - who is going there next year? Will there be
openSUSE peeps staffing a booth? Anyone up for that?

I myself didn't attend LinuxCon Japan last year, but as far as I
there wasn't any booth by FLOSS communities at the site last year and
there won't be this year, neither. It is a session-oriented event and
since it costs $300 ($75 for students) to attend it, there will be
few consumers and end users (most attendees are core developers and
business persons).

So, if you are going to attend this event next year, there might be 2

- Novell will sponsor the event and you are going to have a talk
   session as one of the Novell employees by using reserved time
   for sponsors.

- Apply for the session as community manager of openSUSE project
   from Novell.

I'm not sure whether I will be able to attend the event next year or
ATM, but I'd like to be there and help you any way I can. ;-)

# I've filled some stuff about LinuxCon Japan in on the spreadsheet.

Thank you very much for your input. Frankly, I'm not a big fan of
events asking (a lot of) money for entry so I have to think about
it... Thanks to the offer of helping, I might call you out on that ;-)



Hey I am willing to go anywhere. Just let me know where.

Start with the openSUSE conference ;-)

But seriously, that's cool of course but I can hardly ask you to fly to
Japan for a conference. Would be a bit expensive for you and I can't
cover the costs for that either...


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Please don't take my words as true because I need more research for
this. I was reading on Fedora LATAM they are considering to plan a
FUDCON on march 2011 at Ciudad del Saber (City of Knowledge), Panama
with RedHat making a sponsorship. If is it true maybe we can make some
synergy there to attract openSUSE people from other latitudes. Would
you consider this an opportunity to spread and making openSUSE visible

Next month, October, Michael "Monty" Widenius is supposed to visit
Panama to give a Talk about MariaDB to stimulate developers. True or
Not I will see soon. Another opportunity to bring presence for
openSUSE and SUSE on this region.


Ricardo Chung
openSUSE Panama: Linux Users Group
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