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Fedora Past Events: 2008

Date Name of Event Location and Short Description Ambassador How'd it go? Attendance
January 28, 2008 Melbourne, Australia
Part of 2008
EugeneTeo See LCA/Melbourne2008 for status
January 29-31, 2008 Linux Solutions Paris, France
ThomasCanniot Status soon
February 8-10, 2008 SCALE 6X Los Angeles, CA, USA - 6th Annual Southern California Linux Expo ThomasChung See SCALE 6X
February 9, 2008 BarCamp Indianapolis Indianapolis, IN USA PascalCalarco See Bar Camp Indy for status
February 11, 2008 Florida Linux Show Jacksonville, Florida JackAboutboul Booth
February 19, 2008 Fedora by Night Lodi, Italy
How does a Linux community based distribution live and grow.
FrancescoCrippa Fedora by Night
February 23-24 2008 FOSDEM Brussel, Belgium FredericHornain See FOSDEM2008 for status
March 1-2, 2008 Chemnitzer LinuxTage 2008 Chemnitz, Germany JensKuehnel
Report and pictures
March 12-13, 2008 OpenExpo 2008 Berne, Switzerland
A 2-day Expo about Open Source Software in business area as application, service or further development.
FabianAffolter See OpenExpo2008_Berne for status
March 14-16, 2008 PyCon Chicago, IL TomCallaway
Booth, attending talks
March 21-22, 2008 FOSSComm Greece Athens, Greece DimitrisGlezos Presenting, giving away media
April 1-3, 2008 FOSE Washington, DC PaulFrields booth, networking
April 4-6, 2008 NOTACON 5 Cleveland, OH JasonFenner event report
April 17-19, 2008 FISL Porto Alegre, Brazil RodrigoPadula See FISL 9.0 for status
April 19, 2008 Fedora day Cairo, Egypt DiaaRadwan Event Report
April 19, 2008 liberaMENTE Opera, Italy FrancescoCrippa, LucaFoppiano -
April 26-27, 2008 LinuxFest Northwest 2008 Bellingham, WA JesseKeating booth, talks -
April 26, 2008 FLISOL 2008 Latin America RodrigoPadula See FLISOL 2008 for status -
April 29, 2008 Fedora 9 Release Event at Concordia and McGill University Concordia and !McGill University, Montreal, Canada RashadulIslam Presentation of Fedora and F9 Release, Talks, Social, Free Foods, Drinks -
May 02-04, 2008 II ENSOL João Pessoa, Brazil RodrigoPadula See II ENSOL for status -
May 3, 2008 Utah Fedora/Ubuntu Release Party Code Greene, SLC, Utah ClintSavage presentations, food, games, installfest -
May 5, 2008 CommunityOne San Francisco, CA KarstenWade FOSS community panel -
May 10, 2008 Fedora 9 Presentation Tunis, Tunisia ChihebChabchoub NihedMbarek ZiedFakhfakh Poster Photo -
May 13, 2008 North Italy F9 Release Party Lodi, Italy LucaFoppiano OfficialPage -
May 13, 2008 Toronto Release Party Toronto ON AndrewOverholt Confirmed - see event link -
May 15, 2008 Central Ohio Release Party Columbus, OH JeffreyTadlock BrianPepple Details Here -
May 17, 2008 Atlanta Linux Enthusiasts Installfest Emory School of Law, Atlanta, GA DavidNalley talks, installfest -
May 17, 2008 Patras F9 Release Party Patras, Greece DimitrisGlezos Poster -
May 16, 2008 Bangladesh Release Party Dhaka, Bangladesh MahayAlamKhan Details Coming Soon -
May 23, 2008 Los Angeles Release Party Los Angeles, CA GradyLaksmono Free DVD, Free Live CD, USB Creation Station, Presentation, Discussion, Talks, Social, Funs, Free Foods, Drinks
Event has been fully funded.
May 24, 2008 Rome F9 Release Party Rome, Italy MarcoPalazzotti OfficialPage
Event has been fully funded.
May 31, 2008 Center Italy F9 Release Party Florence, Italy LorenzoVillani OfficialPage
Event has been fully funded.
May 28-29, 2008 COMUNICAÇÃO DIGITAL João Pessoa, Brazil GutembergMedeiros, AllissonAzevedo Presentation of Fedora 9, Installfest, Free DVD, Free Live CD, USB Creation Station, Talks, Social. No additional funding planned. +400
May 28-31, 2008 LinuxTag Berlin, Germany GeroldKassube
See LinuxTag 2008 for status. Event is funded by CommunityArchitecture. 11,000
May 30-31, 2008 ESLAM Manaus, Brazil RodrigoPadula , AyrtonAraujo See ESLAM 2008 for status
. Funding in process of being sent to RodrigoPadula.
June 1, 2008 Fedora Day Garlasco, Italy
AndreaModestoRossi See TiLUG for Status 50 - 100
June 1, 2008 FOD Cracow, Poland PawelSadowski Finalizing tasks 100-140
June 1, 2008 Fedora Day Garlasco, Italy
AndreaModestoRossi See TiLUG for Status 50 - 100
June 1, 2008 FOD Cracow, Poland PawelSadowski Finalizing tasks 100-140
June 7, 2008 Fedora 9 Release Install Party Arlon, Belgium JonathanBasse Status soon -
June 9, 2008 Fedora Release Party Kathmandu, Nepal ShankarPokharel Presentation of Fedora 9, Free DVD, Talks, Social, Free Foods, Drinks 50
June 15, 2008 Tech Day, OpenSuorce & Fedora Pavia, Italy
AndreaModestoRossi Talks, Install Party, ... 50 - 75
June 19-21, 2008 FUDCon Boston 2008 Boston, MA MaxSpevack, PaulFrields, GregDeKoenigsberg See FUDConF10 for status. 200
June 21, 2008 Fedora 9 Release Install Party Paris, France
ThomasCanniot Event has been fully funded out of Q1 budget. 75 - 100
June 23-29, 2008 Campus Party Colombia Bogota - Colombia Juan Camilo Prada - -
July 04, 2008 Events/Lindependence 2008 Felton, CA USA Karsten Wade, Larry Cafiero Conversion of businesses to Linux en masse -
July 1-5, 2008 Rencontres Mondiales du Logiciel Libre (RMLL) Mont-de-Marsant, France
ThomasCanniot Status soon -
July 5-11, 2008 Eth0: 7 Days of high-tech geekfest Den Oever, Netherlands YaakovNemoy talks, hacking, gaming, VJ' and DJ'ing, OSS, Embedded. See eth-0 2008 80-150
July 7-12, 2008 GUADEC Istanbul, Turkey JonathanBlandford talks, swag, etc. -
July 19-20, 2008 LUG Radio Live UK MaxSpevack Small RH and Fedora presence -
July 21-25, 2008 OSCON2008 Portland, OR USA JackAboutboul Talks, Booth and BoF.
Swag sent to JohnPoelstra May 10.
July 23-26, 2008 Linux Symposium Ottawa, Ontario, Canada TomCallaway MattDomsch presenting MirrorManager, JesseKeating presenting spin creation, TomCallaway leading Fedora BOF 700
July 25-27, 2008 LTSP Hackfest Portland, Oregon WarrenTogami Event is currently in planning, might visit free parts of OSCon as well -
July 28-31, 2008 XVI ENECOMP Campina Grande - PB, Brazil GutembergMedeiros See ENECOMP for status 900
August 1-3 2008 Hyderabad SiddharthUpmanyu "mukt is derived from the word mukti, meaning the experience of being free from bondage." Large
August 4-7, 2008 LinuxWorld Expo San Francisco, CA JackAboutboul Booth and BoF -
August 23-24, 2008 FrOSCon 2008 Sankt Augustin, NRW, Germany Max Spevack & Robert M. Albrecht FrOSCon is a two-day conference on free software and open source. See FrOSCon2008. 1100+
August 26-30, 2008 CESOL Fortaleza, Brazil RodrigoPadula See CESOL for status -
August 27 2008 NIE School Teachers Workshop Colombo DanishkaNavin See planning page Medium
August 28-29 2008 TechTrix '08 Kolkata SusmitShannigrahi Tech Fest of RCC Institute of Information Technology, Kolkata. Will update details soon. Medium
August 28-30, 2008 UTOSC2008 Salt Lake City, Utah ClintSavage See UTOSC2008 for updates 350+
September 5-7, 2008 FUDCon Brno Brno, Czech Republic MaxSpevack status and registration 200
September 6, 2008 CONSUDEC Ch Chascomus, Argentina Pablobarrera Confirmed 100
September 10 2008 FOSS for teachers NIE, Sri Lanka DanishkaNavin See here for status Medium
September 10, 2008 Fedora Docs Presentation Univ. of South Carolina, Columbia, SC David Nalley Invite from school to present Fedora, and specifically the docs project and possibly to involve the tech support classes in writing documentation for fp.o. Would like tshirts, stickers, LiveCDs, and perhaps an XO to show off. ~20