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Valencia, Venezuela :: August 23 - 24 - 25 - 26, 2012 -- General event owner: Maria "tatica" Leandro

Event Details

The 2012 LATAM FUDCon will be held in Valencia, Venezuela, August 23 - 24 - 25 - 26, 2012.

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.


Valencia, Venezuela

Hackfests: Thursday

BarCamp: Friday, Saturday

FUDPub: Sunday


August 23 - 24 - 25 - 26, 2012


  • Day: Friday
  • Time: 1800UTC [1]
  • Channel: #Fudcon-Planning
  • server:


Please add your name to the list if you will attend. Also, please indicate the following:
  • Put an X in the $$$ column if you need funding to attend, and visit the FUDCon ticket tracker to make a funding request. We have a limited budget and will work hard to fund as many people as possible. We'll use these answers to help figure out budgeting for the event. We are making arrangements for attendees from other geographic regions to encourage specific initiatives such as future FUDCon events, but preference may otherwise be given to people in North America.
  • Put a V in the Veg column if you would like vegetarian fare for any meals that we provide during the event. If you prefer vegan fare, please mark that column VV. We will do our best to make sure everyone is accommodated! Note: "Hell No" and similar statements are offensive to some and should not be included in this column.
  • Put your T-shirt size in the Size column, so we can have an idea about what sizes to have available. Only Unisex (Mens Sizes will be ordered)
  • Roomsharing:
    1. If you want or need to share a room, mark yes in the "Roomshare?" column.
    2. Once you have a roommate, both of you should mark your roommate's name in the block as well.
    3. If you need a roommate, look for someone with just a yes in the column, and contact them via email. If you encounter any problems, let the organizers know.
Use the Comments section for anything else you think organizers need to know, or to offer or ask for space or rides.
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# Name $$$ Veg Size Share room? Comments Hotel booked extra line for badge Country TEAM
1 María "tatica" Leandro Yes NO M (woman) Yes User:richzendy No No Venezuela Ambassador, Design, Marketing, Translation
2 Edwind "richzendy" Contreras Yes NO L Yes User:tatica No No Venezuela Ambassador, Packager, Spins
3 Oliver Rivas Yes NO XL Yes No No USA / Venezuela
4 Guillermo Gómez Yes NO L Yes No No Venezuela RPMDev, Ruby SIG, Fedora Documentation Project
5 Luis Bazan Yes NO M Yes No No Panamá Package Maintainer, Ambassadors, Infrastructure
6 Carlos "pelobravo" Marcano Yes NO XL No No No Venezuela Ambassador,Support, Documentation
7 Antonio Salles Yes NO! XL Sure - - Chile Fedora Ambassador & Sysadmin & Red Hat Expositor
8 Larry Letelier Yes NO! L Sure - - Chile Fedora Ambassador, Support, BBQ man
9 Itamar Reis Peixoto Yes NO! L Yes, :-) No - Brazil Fedora Ambassador, Packager,
10 Daniel Bruno Yes NO M Yes No - Brazil Fedora Ambassador, RPMDev, Infra LATAM
11 Abdel G. Martínez L. Yes NO S Yes No No Panamá Ambassador, Package Maintainer
12 Kellerman Rivero Suarez. No No XL Yes No No Venezuela Ambassador
13 Robert Marcano No No L Yes No No Venezuela Package Maintainer
14 Henry Anchante No No M Yes No No Peru Fedora Ambassador & Sysadmin
15 Valentin Basel Yez No M Yes No No Argentina Fedora Ambassador & software developer for educational robotics ICARO
16 Lenno Azevedo Yes NO M Yes No - Brazil Fedora Ambassador, Marketing, Brazilian Documentation(Wiki)
17 Yader Velásquez Yes No S Yes No No Nicaragua Fedora Ambassador and Package Maintainer
18 Wolnei Tomazelli Junior Yes No M Yes No No Brazil Fedora Ambassador, Artwork LATAM, Testing and Spins
19 Wilmer Jaramillo M. Yes No S Yes Yes No Venezuela
20 Naudy Villarroel U. Yes No M Yes Yes No Venezuela
21 German Ruiz Yes No S Yes No No Nicaragua
22 Raul Odria Yes No S Yes Yes No Venezuela
24 Christoph Wickert Yes Yes L Sure No cwickert Germany Ambassador, Packager, Spins, FAmSCo, Board, whatever
25 Andres Pascasio X NO L Yes No - El Salvador Fedora Ambassador, Packager,

Free Media Program

26 Alejandro Moncada Yes NO L Yes No - Colombia Fedora Ambassador
27 Alejandro Perez Yes NO L Yes No - Panama Fedora Ambassador, Packager, Localization, Ruby Sig
28 Lic. David Mata Yes NO L Yes No - Venezuela Fundación Infocentro
29 T.S.U. José Conde Yes NO L Yes No - Venezuela Fundación Infocentro
30 Dennis Gilmore No No XXL Yes No dgilmore Australia Fedora Release Engineering and Infrastructure
31 Igor Soares Yes No M Yes No igorps Brazil FAmSCo, L10N and I18N
32 Alberto Mijares Yes No S Yes Yes No Venezuela
33 Rodolfo Retamales Yes NO! M Sure - - Chile Fedora Ambassador & Sysadmin
34 Neville A. Cross Yes No L Yes No YN1V Nicaragua Ambassadors
35 José Edgardo López Yes No L Yes No magjogui El Salvador Ambassadors,Packager,FreeMedia
36 Adrian Alves Yes No L Yes User:danielbruno No alvesadrian Argentina Ambassadors,Packager
37 Aura Lila Gutierrez Yes No S (women) Yes No Lilixx Nicaragua Aspiring design
38 Gonzalo Gomez Yes No XL Yes No Gonzalorush Chile Fedora Ambassador
# Name $$$ Veg Size Share room? Comments Hotel booked extra line for badge Country TEAM

Lodging / Hotel


Travel and transportation

If you are trying to coordinate travel with other attendees, you may want to visit the travel planning page.

Getting to Valencia

Arturo Michelena International Airport (VLN)

The airport, Arturo Michelena International Airport (VLN), is the nation's third busiest. It is served by all major Venezuelan airlines.

Simón Bolívar International Airport

Simón Bolívar International Airport of Maiquetia (IATA: CCS, ICAO: SVMI) (Spanish: Aeropuerto Internacional de Maiquetia Simón Bolívar) is located in Maiquetía, about 13 miles (21 kilometers) from downtown Caracas, Venezuela.

Simply called 'Maiquetia' by the local population, it is the top international air passenger gateway to Venezuela among the twelve international airports in the country. It handles flights to many important cities in the Americas, the Caribbean, Europe and the Middle East.

Since 2000 the airport has been undergoing major changes in order to meet international standards and to improve passenger traffic, security, immigration areas and customs areas. Security measures have become top priority since the 9/11 events, and now departure areas and arrival areas are completely split into the lower and upper levels of the airport. Maiquetia airport has two terminals: Domestic (D) and international (I).

Estimated Cost
Quotes from Orbits Going on 2012-08-22 Returning 2012-08-27 Looking for fewer stops - Updates from Kayak on the same traveling dates.
Origen Cost Stop Route
Frankfurt, Germany USD 1,605 2 Amsterdam, Curazao (Overnight)
Paris, France USD 1,951 2 Madrid, Bogotá (Overnight)
Miami, USA USD 624 1 Curazao (Insel Air)
Houston, USA USD 1,285 2 Juarez, Bogotá (Overnight)
Newark, USA USD 1,154 1 Bogotá (Overnight)
Washington DC, USA USD 1,024 2 San Salvador, Bogotá (Avianca)
Mexico DF, Mexico USD 768 1 Bogotá (Avianca)
Managua, Nicaragua USD 1,282 2 San Salvador, Bogotá
San Salvador, El Salvador USD 1,045 2 Bogotá, Curazao
San Jose, Costa Rica USD 1,082 1 Bogotá
Panama, Panama USD 623 1 Bogotá (Avianca)
Bogota, Colombia USD 589 0
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil USD 878 1 Panama
Manaus, Brazil USD 811 1 Panama
Sao Paulo, Brazil USD 809 1 Bogotá
Brasilia, Brazil USD 878 1 Panama
Quito, Ecuador USD 730 2 Guayaquil, Bogotá
Santiago, Chile USD 893 1 Panama
Lima, Peru USD 715 1 Bogotá (Avianca)
La Paz, Bolivia USD 1,314 2 Lima, Bogotá
Cordoba, Argentina USD 918 2 Santiago, Bogotá
Buenos Aires, Argentina USD 1,014 1 Panama
Buenos Aires, Argentina USD 1000 0 Caracas
Directions from Airport to Hotel

Map To Event, FUDPub Hotel

At the hotel

The hotel has a significant amount of parking and has told us they don't believe there will be a problem accommodating some out of town drivers there.

Network Access

There will be wireless ethernet available at the hotel and event location

Packing List


  • Appropriately fresh clothing
  • Laptop with 802.11g wireless
    • Extension cord
    • Ethernet cable (for hotel and/or hackfest)
    • Optional: Bring a Fedora Friend Finder (power strip)
  • Credit card (VISA or MasterCard) or small amount of cash
  • Your presentation slides or anything needed for the hackfest

International visitors:

  • Passport/visa and any other official documentation needed
  • Converters for power (reference link)

If staying at the hotel:

  • Optional: swimsuit.


FUDCon is a community event in which the complete schedule is developed interactively starting with an opening orientation session. Attendance at orientation is recommended for those who are new to this format, or to FUDCon, Fedora, or free and open source software community events in general.

General Schedule

  • Thursday, August 23
    • Starting at 9:00am - 5:00pm, Hackfests / Workshops. FPL State of Fedora.
  • Friday, August 24
    • 9:00am - 5:00pm.
    • Morning: Barcamp pitches. Later in the morning, for duration of day: Barcamp sessions. Hackfests/Workshops.
  • Saturday, August 25
    • 9:00am - 5:00pm, Barcamp Hackfests/Workshops.
  • Sunday, August 26
    • 9:00am - 5:00pm, Beach FUDpub. Bring your swimsuit!
BarCamp sessions Proposals

Please fill in the following grid with proposed BarCamp sessions: (If listed here will be Printed and at the Site ready for your Pitch)

Name Topic Description Special Requirement
Carlos Reges Strategies to implement and promote educational software in educational institutions Explain problems and possible solutions to implement strategies and plans the use of free software in the field of education. Video-beam, blackboard and markers.
Workshops Proposals

Workshops are a classroom style session session (with varying levels of interaction) teaching about software or processes

Hackfests are collaborative sessions to work on a problem, issue or area of Fedora.

Type User Topic Description Special Requirement
Hackfests Valentin Basel
Neville A. Cross
Hacking Robotic Valencia 2012 Icaro Boards are designed to engage children with programming using robotics. OLPC may be a good partner for this idea. What we should accomplish is create documentation on how to use icaro boards with OLPC and packaging required software. Room with tables, pcb boards, parts, motors, sensors, soldering iron, multimeter, usb cables, laptops (hopefully people will take theirs), camera, voice recorder o video recorder will be nice.
Talks Proposals

How to build an RPM by Adrian Alves

How is being a Fedora Devel by Adrian Alves