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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

CfP

http://foss.in/news/fossincfp-2009.html

Registration

Not open yet.

Add yourself if you are coming.


No. Name T-Shirt Size Comments Accommodation
1 RahulSundaram L Proposing to do presentations/workshops as part of Fedora Project day and otherwise Not yet determined
2 SusmitShannigrahi M Proposing to do workout/talks as per Project Day Nothing yet.
3 JoergSimon XL Proposing to do presentations as a Fedora Contributor i take care for myself together with max
4 Kedar Sovani L Fedora-ARM: Past, Present and Future I'll take care myself

FOSS.IN PLANS

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

Tasks

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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
SusmitShannigrahi
Contact/Update tentative participants # fedora-india list
# fedora-ambassadors list
# lug lists
# blog posts
RahulSundaram
Get in touch with organisers for # Venue for Fudcon/Devcon
# Booth
# Participation/setup fees/charges
SusmitShannigrahi
Swags # DVD
# T-shirts
# Stickers
# Buttons
# USB Sticks
# Posters
# Leaflets/brochures
SusmitShannigrahi

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 developer and 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 SusmitShannigrahi


We are planning run a hackfest in parallel to the talks depending on the number of participants.

Hackfest

Session Name Description Type (Talk/Workshop/Sprint) Duration Audience Level Owner
OLPC Sugar Fedora workout Integrating the missing bits from XO into Fedora Workout 2hours developers, package maintainers of Fedora and Sugar KushalDas Sayamindu Dasgupta
How to create your own Fedora Remix Creating your own distribution can be fun and easy. Come, get involved and see how it is done Workout 1 hour Beginner RahulSundaram
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 SusmitShannigrahi
Dorrie Get involved and pour in ideas into the webapp for creating Fedora Spins and Remixes Workout 2hours Python/Django hackers, Web Designers Shreyank Gupta
Software packages review session We have hundreds of packages waiting on th review queue. Let's review them! Workout 3 hours Primarily for existing Fedora package maintainers RahulSundaram
Hacking Boog We will fix all bugs reported and add some new features Workout 2 hours Python developers KushalDas

Event Owners

RahulSundaram, SusmitShannigrahi, KushalDas

Event ticket for keeping track of details at https://fedorahosted.org/fedora-india/ticket/25 (only event owners would have access)