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The Ohio Linuxfest is scheduled for October 2-3 2015 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in downtown Columbus, Ohio

Date and time

October 2-3, 2015.

http://www.ohiolinux.org/

Friday, October 2

  • Registration
  • Booth space optionally open (setup possibly Thursday or early Friday)

Saturday, October 3

  • Registration
  • Main day of speaker talks.
  • Booth/expo floor open 9am to 5pm


Location

The 2015 Ohio Linux Fest will be held at the Greater Columbus Convention Center. Those booking within the OLF block will receive the following benefits:

   The Drury, Hyatt and Hilton all have a connected indoor walkway to the convention center.  We were able to negotiate disounts at The Drury and the Hyatt.

The Drury has rooms for $124 and up.

Or, call 1-800-325-0720 (Drury Reservations) and ask for the Columbus Arena District location. You must mention the Ohio LinuxFest, or Group number 2197725, to get the discounted rate which includes one parking spot.

   Drury Inn and Suites Convention
   88 East Nationwide Blvd
   Columbus, Ohio 43215
   614-221-7008

Rooms include free, on-site, indoor parking on a first-come first serve basis. Do not be alarmed if the Drury website mentions the $12 parking fee. The regular charge is $12/night which is waived upon check-in.

For all guests, the Drury offers a free Hot Breakfast and the 5:30pm Kickback® with complimentary hot food and cold beveragesn Free shuttle to/from Charlotte Douglas International Airport

   Free on site parking
   Free in room wireless internet 

For overflow, a group rate was also negotiated with the Hyatt. (Thursday through Sunday)

The rate is $139. We were informed this includes free internet and discounted self parking at $12 a day.

The link to use to book through our discounted rate is here:

https://resweb.passkey.com/go/OhioLinuxfest Hyatt Regency Columbus 350 North High Street Columbus, OH 43215, US

Registration

The event is free and open to the public. Registration is not required for attendees, but preferred.

Activities

Presentations

Not yet been approved by the OLF Staff


Event volunteers

If you are attending the Ohio LinuxFest, please add your name to the list below:


Booth

Please add yourself if you're planning to spend at least a little while at the Fedora Booth helping out.

Saturday

Time Who Who Who Who
SETUP Andrew Ward Julie Ward Ben Williams Cathy Williams
8am Andrew Ward Julie Ward Ben Williams Cathy Williams
9am Andrew Ward Julie Ward Ben Williams Cathy Williams
10am Andrew Ward Julie Ward Ben Williams Cathy Williams
11am Andrew Ward Julie Ward Ben Williams Cathy Williams
12pm Andrew Ward Julie Ward Ben Williams Cathy Williams
1pm Andrew Ward Julie Ward Ben Williams Cathy Williams
2pm Andrew Ward Julie Ward Ben Williams Cathy Williams
3pm Andrew Ward Julie Ward Ben Williams Cathy Williams
4pm Andrew Ward Julie Ward Ben Williams Cathy Williams
Tear Down Andrew Ward Julie Ward Ben Williams Cathy Williams

Budget

Item Details Budget Actual
Sponsorship Silver is $1500, $1500.00 $1500.00
Travel/Lodging for Ward Fuel/parking and room $755.00 $ 361.87
Travel/Lodgeing for Williams room 340.00 $ 399.48
Current Total $2595 $2261.35
Approved Budget Total $3500.00

Transportation to and from the event

Arrivals and Departures

Chart for knowing when folks are arriving or departing, by plane, train, car, roller skates, or otherwise.

Who Arrive (Flight-Time) Departure (Flight-Time) Comments Ridesharing
Andrew Ward (award3535) Car Thursday/Friday evening/Early morning 10/1/2015 Car Sunday 8am 10/4/2015
Williams Clan Car Friday 9am Arrive 2-3PM Car Sunday 10am

Tasks to be done

  • Arrange for event box, banners, and Media available for the booth-- Done -- Ben

  • Arrange for speakers if any from Fedora
  • Room reservations --Each make own Reservation
  • Volunteers?

Status

Event Completed

Blogs and reports

Ohio Linux Fest 2015 report for Williams and Ward is located at https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/File:Ohio_Linux_Fest_Columbus_OH.pdf, also at https://award3535.wordpress.com/ and published to ambassadors mailing list