LinuxTag 2009

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FUDCon Berlin 2009
News around LinuxTag

This page provides all the information that people need regarding Fedora's presence at LinuxTag in 2009.

Contents

About

LinuxTag is a free software expo and conference with an emphasis on Linux. It is relatively large, in 2008 over 11.000 visitors from around 30 nations, claiming that it is the largest expo of this kind in Europe. The LinuxTag byline in this year is "where .COM meets .ORG". This includes both representatives from not-for-profit/community projects and from companies.

When and Where

  • Tuesday June 23 -- Setup of booth, briefing for Ambassadors, and dinner.
  • Wednesday June 24 to Saturday June 27 -- LinuxTag.
  • Friday June 26 to Sunday June 28 -- FUDCon Berlin 2009.

LinuxTag 2009 is located at Messe am Funkturm, Berlin, Germany.

The primary Ambassadors in charge of LinuxTag is GeroldKassube. FabianAffolter is the deputy, and together they lead the Fedora LinuxTag Team, which is organizing the event.

We have put together a Survival Kit for attendees.

Booth Personnel

Please add yourself to the list below if you want to attend and if you are really sure that you want to work at the booth.

The facts:

  • At the end of February 10 people are selected from the list.
  • There will be 4 slots per day with 2 hours per slot, the first starting at 10am.
  • Everyone needs to have 5 slots of booth work (10 hours all together).
  • After 10 people are selected these need to sign up the working slots in the Booth Attendance table.

(in alphabetical order by first name)

Name I want to work at the booth I need a hotel Comments
Andreas Rau X X
Christoph Wickert X  ? Has several talks, not only Fedora, so not too much booth presence
FrancescoCrippa X X
Gerold Kassube X X
Henrik Heigl X X if possible also more that 6 slots ...
Luca Foppiano X X
Marco Ziesing X X Work hard, party hard! ;)
Marek Mahut X X Would like to attend this event, not sure yet.
Nils Philippsen X X
Phil Knirsch X X Will have 1 talk most likely
Robert Scheck X X
Sandro Mathys X X Wants way more than 5 slots...
Thomas Canniot X X
Thomas Woerner X X
Yaakov Nemoy X X Not 100% sure i will be there, but count on it happening :)

Accomodation

As with previous years, there will be a block of hotel rooms available for Ambassadors who are working to make the event successful.

Watch this page for more information.

Speaking

The speaking schedule is currently being determined. If you are interested in speaking, please sign up.

Booth

The organization and booth setup staff is being organized here.

Items needed for the booth:

  • Stickers
  • Posters and Fedora textile banners.
  • Live CDs
  • Shirts and other swag.
  • Live USB station.
  • XO, EeePC, or other special hardware.

Daily Schedule

Tuesday 23 June

  • Booth setup.
  • Briefing for Ambassadors. (Short meeting specifically about LinuxTag).
  • Dinner.

Wednesday 24 June

  • Normal day of LinuxTag.
  • Fedora EMEA e.V. membership meeting (open to members and public)

Thursday 25 June

Friday 26 June

  • Normal day of LinuxTag.
  • Day 1 of FUDCon Berlin 2009.
    • Scheduled talks, as part of FUDCon.

Saturday 27 June

  • Final day of LinuxTag.
  • Booth tear-down and cleanup after the exhibition hall closes.
  • Day 2 of FUDCon Berlin 2009.
    • Scheduled talks, as part of FUDCon.

Sunday 28 June