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1st Fedora Day Buenos Aires


This is going to be the first Fedora Day in Buenos Aires, to promote Fedora and our plan is to make it in a regular basis. We also

Candidate Dates

  • Dec 6 -or- 13, 2014

Candidate Venues

  • Venue: To be defined (se requirements bellow)
  • City/State: Autonomous City of Buenos Aires
  • Country: Argentina

Requirements while looking for a venue for the event

Bellow we have a list of requirements while looking for a venue for Fedora Day. We're not going to charge for the event and therefore we won't have money to pay for the venue.

The local sponsors will pay for expenses like Coffee Break and printed material to be distributed during the event.

Venue Requirements

  • Easy-access venue (close to the Subway and public transportation)
  • Area for registration and Coffee Break
  • Space for conference sponsors (table for exposition, where flyers are going to be distributed)
  • Capacity to have up to 200 participats
  • A big room for opening/closing and keynote sessions
  • Two or three small rooms (50-60 people) with projectors


  • Printed conference program
  • Badges for participants
  • Fedora and other projects stickers

Organization Team

Name Tasks
Leonardo Vaz Conference organization, Lodging and Budget
Rino Rondan Conference organization, Local support

Fedora contributors attending the event

Name City Tasks at conference
Leonardo Vaz Sao Paulo, Brazil Organization, talks, etc
Rino Rondan Campana , Argentina Organization, talks, workshops, etc
Matias Kreder Buenos Aires , Argentina Organization, talks, workshops, etc

Activities at Fedora Day Buenos Aires


  • Fedora 21 release party
  • Talks on Fedora and related projects (40 minutes slot)
  • Workshops (90 min slot)

Talks at Fedora Day

Activity Speaker(s) Details
Building an inexpensive and scalable storage system powered by ARM and GlusterFS Leonardo Vaz How build an inexpensive and scalable storage system powered by ARM, commodity hard drivers powered by Linux and GlusterFS.

Workshops at Fedora Day

Activity Speaker(s) Details
KVM Workshop on Fedora Rino Rondan

KVM (for Kernel-based Virtual Machine) is a full virtualization solution for Linux on x86 hardware containing virtualization extensions (Intel VT or AMD-V). It consists of a loadable kernel module, kvm.ko, that provides the core virtualization infrastructure and a processor specific module, kvm-intel.ko or kvm-amd.k. I will invite to talk about kvm and their uses in Desktop/Server enviroments in order to create a Labs enviroment for Student and more examples for use it on a server enviroments.

Travel information

Getting in Buenos Aires

  • From Ministro Pistarini International Airport
  • From Bus Station of Buenos Aires

We need help here, to provide information about how to get in the conference venue comming from the International Airport, Bus/Train Stations and the Port. Please include information such prices, addresses and website, if available



Important: After defining the place we need to find Hotels and Hostels nearby


At the moment we're looking for local sponsors, and we're probably going to request budget to the project to fund travel expenses for the volunteers going to Buenos Aires the conference and requests must be done through |LATAM ticket tracker.

Travel costs

Name Departure City Transportation? Lodging?
Leonardo Vaz Sao Paulo, Brazil 200 USD (Flight) No


Description Cost in BRL Cost in USD People Sponsored
Airfare subsidy Todo Todo
Lodging subsidy Todo Todo
  • Considering 1.00 USD = 8.40 BRL in Sep 2013

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