18-20 October 2017,
Dates and Local are already set, as soon as the bid is approved we can open the call for papers and start planning on buying tickets, this way, we get early cheap tickets and bring even more people!
Local Team :
Juan Carlos Yjlin
Itamar Reis Peixoto
Brief Description of City:
Foz do Iguaçu, a city in the Brazilian state of Paraná, is the main base for visiting famed Iguaçu Falls, one of the world's largest waterfalls. Stretching for 2.7km, and straddling the border with Argentina, the falls comprise hundreds of cascades, including the 80m-tall Devil’s Throat. Drenching rides on rubber boats are a popular way to take in the thundering spectacle. Weather: 28°C, Wind NE at 14 km/h, 65% Humidity (Source: Wikipedia)
FUDCon Inside Latinoware Advantages
Silvio is one of the organizers of Latinoware, proposing a FUDCon inside a Latinoware will make US spend better our money and achieve better results: it would be like an event happening inside a bigger one. The advantages of doing that from a marketing perspective There would be a lot of FLOSS people there, 2015 edition had 4k+ people and 2016 had 5k+ people attending.
This would probably be the biggest FUDCon LATAM ever had.
Foz do Iguaçu is a great city because it's in the Border of Paraguay and Argentina making ease from these people to attend this FUDCon.
this event will be held inside Itaipu Dam, that's 50% Brazilian and 50% Paraguay,
How to get there:
One of advantages about the location of this event is that we have 4 airports very close and We can get a better price for airfares.
(IGU) Foz do Iguaçu - Brazil
(ASU) Silvio Pettirossi International Airport - Paraguay 5 hours bus required, $35-$45 [taxi + bus], very comfortable bus from Sol del Paraguay http://www.soldelparaguay.com.py/horarios.php
(AGT) Ciudad del Este Guaraní International Airport - Paraguay
(IGR) Cataratas del Iguazú International Airport - Argentina
Prices from selected airports
Sample price calculated to Foz do Iguaçu airport.
|City||Air Line||Price||Scales||Google Flights Short Link|
|San Salvador||Avianca||USD 1,384||1||https://goo.gl/yccxZM|
|San Jose||Copa||USD 1,186||2||https://goo.gl/DvvlJA|
|Santiago de Chile||LATAM||USD 436||1||https://goo.gl/GUPuHU|
|Buenos Aires||LATAM||USD 527||1||https://goo.gl/cgszIO|
|La Paz||LATAM||USD 805||1||https://goo.gl/QTt7W3|
|Sao Paulo||Azul||USD 238||0||https://goo.gl/wpf95n|
you need to check this document to see if you need a visa to travel to Brazil
Don't have a Visa to Brazil, don't Worry, you can travel to Paraguay and Cross the Border.
Don't have a Visa to Paraguay, don't Worry, you can travel to Argentina and Cross the border.
3 Bed Room with BeakFast $100 USD.
Local Transport Will be Provided.
Hotel x Event
Airport x Hotel
Speakers Interested in Giving a talk in this FUDCon
|fas account||City/Country of Origin||Short Description of the Talk|
|alexove||Cusco-Perú||Cloud computing and MiPYME(Micro, small and medium companies)|
|davidzeledon||Matagalpa-Nicaragua||Raspberry Pi, Education&OpenSource, Fedora-Education Projects)|
|Julita Inca||Lima, Perú||Workshop for Linux Admin - 4 hours in a row|
|Leyla Marcelo||Lima, Perú||FEDORA designing with Inkscape|
|Antonio Salles||Santiago, Chile||Free Software Cloud Platforms|
|Gonzalo Gomez||Santiago, Chile||FEDORA Education|
|Adrian "Chino" Soliard||Paraná, Argentina||TODO|
|Eduardo Echeverria||Bogotá, Colombia||TODO|
Photo of the Last day of Latinoware Event.
The total public of Latinoware is around 4000-5000, We are expecting to receive 2000+ visitors in FUDCon Area + people attending talks.
( all other competing proposals will fail in having public )
We are planning to have 2 fixed roms for talks + a FUDCon Area with some booths to receive the people and advertise Fedora.
Since we don't have to spend money on the event organization, we can focus on bringing MORE people from different countries. This way, we can have a great FUDCon experience by sharing knowledge and culture with folks from different parts of LATAM.
The FUDCon's held in Peru got a good amount of people, but most of the others FUDCon in LATAM failed to bring people to the event. We placed this bid to solve the problem of audience and bring the best results possible to the Project.
Fedora Expenses (what Fedora Will pay)
|Venue, 100% reverted to the Project||2.000 US$|
|FUDPub (visit to Itaipu Dam or Iguaçu Falls)||1.000 US$|
|Travel + Hotel||7.000 US$|
Total of Fedora Expenses 10.000 US$
Sponsored Items (what Fedora Will get)
|Fedora Space for Booths||Paid by our Sponsor's US$|
|Fedora Room + Auditorium||Paid by our Sponsor's US$|
|Realtime translation for International Talks(from english to portuguese/spanish)||Paid by our Sponsor's US$|
|Transport Hotel x Event x Hotel||Paid by our Sponsor's US$|
|Exclusive room for speakers with Cofee||Paid by our Sponsor's US$|
|Fedora active contributors attending FUDCon get free access to Latinoware||Paid by our Sponsor's US$|
|Lunch for Speakers during 3 days of the event||Paid by our Sponsor's US$|
|Slot for Fedora Project Leader in Latinoware Schedule (premier room)||Paid by our Sponsor's US$|
|Cultural Tour to Paraguay||Paid by our Sponsor's US$|
|Free bus Ride to Paraguay for Shopping||Paid by our Sponsor's US$|
|Videos Recorded and uploaded to Youtube||Paid by our Sponsor's US$|