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= FUDCon: Fedora Users and Developers Conference =
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== FUDCon: Fedora Users and Developers Conference ==
  
 
'''FUD''': An acronym for Fear, Uncertainty and Doubt. A typical tactic used by the opponents of open source to prevent its widespread adoption.
 
'''FUD''': An acronym for Fear, Uncertainty and Doubt. A typical tactic used by the opponents of open source to prevent its widespread adoption.
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'''Con''': In opposition or disagreement with; against.
 
'''Con''': In opposition or disagreement with; against.
  
'''FUDCon''' is the Fedora Users and Developers Conference.  FUDCon is a combination of sessions, talks, workshops, and hackfests in which contributors work on specific initiatives.  Topics include infrastructure, feature development, community building, general management and governance, marketing, testing and QA, packaging, etc.
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'''FUDCon''' is the Fedora Users and Developers Conference, a major free software event held in various regions around the world, usually annually per region.  FUDCon is a combination of sessions, talks, workshops, and hackfests in which contributors work on specific initiatives.  Topics include infrastructure, feature development, community building, general management and governance, marketing, testing and QA, packaging, etc.
  
 
FUDCon is always free to attend for anyone in the world.
 
FUDCon is always free to attend for anyone in the world.
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== Components of a FUDCon ==
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A FUDCon typically includes some combination of:
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* A [[FUDCon barcamp|barcamp]]-style conference
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* A [[FUDPub]] social evening
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* A [[FUDCon hackfest|hackfest]]
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They are usually scheduled over a weekend.
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== What is a FUDCon like? ==
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These videos of past events give a idea of what a FUDCon is like:
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# [http://magazine.redhat.com/2009/02/13/video-fudcon-11/ FUDCon Boston - January 2009]
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# [http://magazine.redhat.com/2008/02/29/video-what-you-missed-at-fudcon-2008/ FUDCon Raleigh - January 2008]
  
 
== Upcoming FUDCons ==
 
== Upcoming FUDCons ==
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* [[FUDCon:Cusco_2013|Cusco 2013]] - Cusco, Perú, September 26-28 2013
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* [[FUDCon:Lawrence 2013|Lawrence 2013]] - Lawrence, Kansas, USA, January 18-20 2013
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Or see [[Premier Fedora Events]] for the calendar of upcoming FUDCons and FADs.
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== Organizing a FUDCon ==
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For organizers (or potential organizers), we have an [[FUDCon organization process]] with tips on how to plan a FUDCon.
  
See [[Premier Fedora Events]] for the calendar of upcoming FUDCons and FADs.
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There is a [https://fedorahosted.org/fudcon-planning Trac issue tracker] used by FUDCon organizers to plan these conferences (starting with the [[Archive:FUDCon:Tempe_2011|Tempe 2011]] event).
  
 
== Past FUDCons ==
 
== Past FUDCons ==
  
=== 2009 ===
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=== 2012 ===
  
* [[FUDCon:Toronto_2009|FUDCon Toronto 2009]] - Toronto, Canada - December 5 - 7, 2009
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* [[FUDCon:Paris_2012|Paris 2012]] - Paris, France, October 13-15 2012
* [[FUDConBerlin2009|FUDCon Berlin 2009]] - Berlin, Germany - June 26 - 28, 2009
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* [[FUDCon:Valencia_2012|Valencia - Venezuela 2012]] - Valencia, Venezuela, August, Aug 23-24-25 2012
* [[FUDConLATAM2009|FUDCon Porto Alegre 2009]] - Porto Alegre, Brazil - June 24 - 27, 2009
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* [[FUDCon:KualaLumpur_2012|Kuala Lumpur 2012]] - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, May 18 - 19 - 20, 2012
* [[FUDCon/FUDConF11|FUDCon Boston 2009]] - Boston, MA - January 9 - 11, 2009
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* [[FUDCon:Blacksburg_2012|Blacksburg 2012]] - Blacksburg, Virginia - Jan 13-15, 2012
  
=== 2008 ===
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=== 2011 ===
  
* [[FUDCon/FUDConBrno2008|FUDCon Brno 2008]] - Brno, Czech Republic - September 5 - 7, 2008
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* [[FUDCon:India_2011|Pune 2011]] - Pune, India - Nov 04 - 06 2011
* [[FUDCon/FUDConF10|FUDCon Boston 2008]] - Boston, MA - June 19 - 21, 2008
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* [[FUDCon:Milan_2011|Milan 2011]] - Milan, Italy - Sep 30 - Oct 02 2011
* [[FUDCon/FUDConLinuxTag2008|FUDCon Berlin 2008]] - Berlin, Germany - May 30, 2008
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* [[Archive:FUDCon:Panama_2011|FUDCon Panama 2011]] - Ciudad del Saber - May 26 - 28, 2011
* [[FUDCon/FUDConF9|FUDCon Raleigh 2008]] - Raleigh, NC - January 11 - 13, 2008
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* [[Archive:FUDCon:Tempe_2011|FUDCon Tempe 2011]] - Tempe, AZ - Jan 29 - 31, 2011
  
=== 2007 ===
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=== 2010 ===
  
* [[FUDCon/FUDConF8|FUDCon Online 2007]] - A virtual FUDCon - August 11 - 15, 2007
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* [[Archive:FUDCon:Zurich_2010|FUDCon Zurich 2010]] - Zurich, Switzerland - September 17 - 19, 2010
* [[FUDCon/FUDConLinuxTag2007|FUDCon Berlin 2007]] - Berlin, Germany - May 31, 2007
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* [[Archive:FUDCon:Santiago_2010|FUDCon Santiago 2010]] - Santiago de Chile, Chile - Jul 15 - 8, 2010
* [[FUDCon/FUDConBrussels2007|FUDCon Brussels 2007]] - Brussels, Belgium - February 23 - 24, 2007
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* [[FUDCon/FUDConBoston2007|FUDCon Boston 2007]] - Boston, MA - February 2 - 4, 2007
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=== 2006 ===
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=== 2009 ===
  
* [[FUDCon/FUDConBoston2006|FUDCon Boston 2006]] - Boston, MA - April 7, 2006
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* [[Archive:FUDCon:Toronto_2009|FUDCon Toronto 2009]] - Toronto, Canada - December 5 - 7, 2009
* [[FUDCon/FUDConDelhi2006|FUDCon Delhi 2006]] - Delhi, India - February 9, 2006
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* [[Archive:FUDCon:Berlin 2009|FUDCon Berlin 2009]] - Berlin, Germany - June 26 - 28, 2009
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* [[Archive:FUDCon:LATAM 2009|FUDCon Porto Alegre 2009]] - Porto Alegre, Brazil - June 24 - 27, 2009
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* [[Archive:FUDCon:FUDConF11|FUDCon Boston 2009]] - Boston, MA - January 9 - 11, 2009
  
=== 2005 ===
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=== 2008 ===
  
* [[FUDCon/FUDCon3|FUDCon London 2005]] - London, UK - October 6, 2005
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* [[Archive:FUDCon:Brno 2008|FUDCon Brno 2008]] - Brno, Czech Republic - September 5 - 7, 2008
* [[FUDCon/FUDCon2|FUDCon Karlsruhe 2005 ]] - Karlsruhe, Germany - June 24 - 25, 2005
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* [[Archive:FUDCon:FUDConF10|FUDCon Boston 2008]] - Boston, MA - June 19 - 21, 2008
* [[FUDCon/FUDCon1|FUDCon Boston 2005]] - Boston, MA - February 18, 2005
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* [[Archive:FUDCon:FUDConLinuxTag2008|FUDCon Berlin 2008]] - Berlin, Germany - May 30, 2008
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* [[Archive:FUDCon:FUDConF9|FUDCon Raleigh 2008]] - Raleigh, NC - January 11 - 13, 2008
  
== Organizing a FUDCon ==
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=== 2007 ===
  
For organizers (or potential organizers), we have an [[FUDCon:Organization]] page with tips on how to plan a FUDCon. This page also includes information about the [[FUDCon Planning FAD]] that is part of the process of planning a FUDCon.
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* [[Archive:FUDCon:FUDConF8|FUDCon Online 2007]] - A virtual FUDCon - August 11 - 15, 2007
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* [[Archive:FUDCon:Berlin 2007|FUDCon Berlin 2007]] - Berlin, Germany - May 31, 2007
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* [[Archive:FUDCon:FUDConBrussels2007|FUDCon Brussels 2007]] - Brussels, Belgium - February 23 - 24, 2007
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* [[Archive:FUDCon:FUDConBoston2007|FUDCon Boston 2007]] - Boston, MA - February 2 - 4, 2007
  
For a list of information about potential locations, please see (and/or edit) [[FUDCon_and_FAD_locations|this page]].
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=== 2006 ===
  
{|
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* [[Archive:FUDCon:FUDConBoston2006|FUDCon Boston 2006]] - Boston, MA - April 7, 2006
! Quarter !! 2010-11 !! 2011-12
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* [[Archive:FUDCon:FUDConDelhi2006|FUDCon Delhi 2006]] - Delhi, India - February 9, 2006
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| '''Mar-May (Q1)'''
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|| FUDCon NA Planning FAD
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|| FUDCon India/APAC/Australia<br>FUDCon NA Planning FAD
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|-
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| '''Jun-Aug (Q2)'''
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|| FUDCon Santiago<br>Possibly FUDCon Pune
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|| FUDCon LATAM<br>FUDCon India/APAC Planning FAD
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|-
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| '''Sep-Nov (Q3)'''
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|| FUDCon EMEA (Milan?)<br>FUDCon LATAM Planning FAD<br>FUDCon Pune or FUDCon India/APAC Planning FAD
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|| EMEA (Zurich?)<br>FUDCon LATAM Planning FAD
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|-
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| '''Dec-Feb (Q4)'''
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|| FUDCon NA<br>FUDCon EMEA Planning FAD<br>FUDCon India/APAC Planning FAD if it hasn't already happened
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|| FUDCon NA<br>FUDCon EMEA Planning FAD
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|-
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|}
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== FUDCon design ==
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=== 2005 ===
  
We are in the middle of an [[Events FAD 2010]] to discuss the design of FUDCon in the future. See design discussions at [[FUDCon design]].
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* [[Archive:FUDCon:FUDCon3|FUDCon London 2005]] - London, UK - October 6, 2005
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* [[Archive:FUDCon:FUDCon2|FUDCon Karlsruhe 2005 ]] - Karlsruhe, Germany - June 24 - 25, 2005
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* [[Archive:FUDCon:Boston 2005|FUDCon Boston 2005]] - Boston, MA - February 18, 2005
  
 
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[[Category:Events]] [[Category:FUDCon]]

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FUDCon: Fedora Users and Developers Conference

FUD: An acronym for Fear, Uncertainty and Doubt. A typical tactic used by the opponents of open source to prevent its widespread adoption.

Con: In opposition or disagreement with; against.

FUDCon is the Fedora Users and Developers Conference, a major free software event held in various regions around the world, usually annually per region. FUDCon is a combination of sessions, talks, workshops, and hackfests in which contributors work on specific initiatives. Topics include infrastructure, feature development, community building, general management and governance, marketing, testing and QA, packaging, etc.

FUDCon is always free to attend for anyone in the world.

Components of a FUDCon

A FUDCon typically includes some combination of:

They are usually scheduled over a weekend.

What is a FUDCon like?

These videos of past events give a idea of what a FUDCon is like:

  1. FUDCon Boston - January 2009
  2. FUDCon Raleigh - January 2008

Upcoming FUDCons

Or see Premier Fedora Events for the calendar of upcoming FUDCons and FADs.

Organizing a FUDCon

For organizers (or potential organizers), we have an FUDCon organization process with tips on how to plan a FUDCon.

There is a Trac issue tracker used by FUDCon organizers to plan these conferences (starting with the Tempe 2011 event).

Past FUDCons

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

2007

2006

2005