Foss in 2009

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When and Where

1-5 December, Bangalore, India

Important Dates

  • 16-Oct-2009 Call for Participation and start of submissions
  • 26-Oct-2009 End of submissions proposals (23:59 GMT+0530)
  • 31-Oct-2009 List of accepted submissions published
  • 15-Nov-2009 Due date for final slides & talk materials (23:59 GMT+0530)
  • 01-Dec-2009 Conference begins



Not open yet.

Add yourself if you are coming.

No. Name T-Shirt Size Comments Accommodation


Keep in mind, the theme this year is for engineering students. So propose things that are relevant to it and Fedora in general.


Please take up any item that you can. Also add if you want anything.
Tasks Sub tasks Owner Comments
Planning meeting # Initial meeting between owners
#General meetings
Contact/Update tentative participants # fedora-india list
# fedora-ambassadors list
# lug lists
# blog posts
Get in touch with organisers for # Venue for Fudcon/Devcon
# Booth
# Participation/setup fees/charges
Swags # DVD
# T-shirts
# Stickers
# Buttons
# USB Sticks
# Posters
# Leaflets/brochures

Propose technical Sessions

Session Name Description Type (Talk/Workshop/Sprint) Duration Audience Level Owner
Communication and Collaboration in the Fedora Project How the Fedora Project works together Talk+HandOnDemonstration 30 min potential contributors and beginners JoergSimon
Exploring Software Management in Fedora In-depth look at Fedora's work on PackageKit, yum and RPM and the future of software management Talk + Demo 30 min Developers, Administrators and users RahulSundaram
The Fedora Security Spin and the OSSTMM How the Fedora-Security-Spin support's the only Security Testing Open Source Standard Talk+HandOnDemonstration 45min IT Security People JoergSimon
Fedora Success Stories The 4 f's and Stories around Fedora and Contributors Exploratory talk 30-45min potential contributors I hope really that MaxSpevack can give this talk!
Integrating a Free and open source software project into Fedora If you are wondering how upstream software projects gets integrated and kept updated in Fedora, now is your chance to find out. I will walk you through the review and update process as a Fedora package maintainer Practical hands on talk and demo 45 mins Potential contributors RahulSundaram
Fedora in Indian (Engg) Colleges, what are we lacking? We have made considerable progress, but not as much as we should have. What should we focus on? Discussion 30-45min Existing contributors user:Susmit
Redrawing and rewriting Fedora Distribution process It is a long pending task, getting a web app for optimizing offline fedora distribution Workout 2hours Webapp/Turbogear people, may be parallel with other sessions user:Susmit


RahulSundaram, SusmitShannigrahi, KushalDas