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Event Name

The Inaugural Fedora Malaysia Meetup with Jim Whitehurst, Red Hat CEO.


Dear Malaysia Fedora Community,

We are pleased to announce that our President and CEO, Mr. Jim Whitehurst will be visiting Malaysia for the first time on 3rd and 4th August 2009.

Come join Mr. Jim Whitehurst for an hour of interactive dialogue to discuss how Open Source is changing businesses and communities across the world . A self proclaimed geek (and proud of it), Mr. Jim Whitehurst is a big believer in knowledge sharing with the communities to further the Open Source cause.

Seats are limited so please register now.


Red Hat Malaysia

When and Where

Date : 4th August 2009, 4pm - 5.30pm

Place : Selangor 1 Room, Shangri-la Hotel Kuala Lumpur, 11 Jalan Sultan Ismail, 50250 Kuala Lumpur,

Participants : Fedora Ambassadors / Users / Lovers. Limited to 50 pax

Howto Register ? Register here


Jim Whitehurst, the Red Hat CEO will be coming to Malaysia and the Fedora Malaysia Community want to meet him in person. The event will be co-organize by Red Hat APAC.

We are looking for ideas for the event.

More info about Jim Whitehurst here

Suggested Activies

  • Fedora Community and Red Hat get together session - The session where the Red Hat guys and the Fedora Malaysia team get to know each other.
  • Question and Answer Session between Jim and Fedora Malaysia - The community have lots of question for Red Hat in the areas of marketing, branding, technical, future development and who's better to answer them the CEOs.
  • Proposed Future Collaboration between Red Hat and Fedora Malaysia - The community bring forward their ideas to ensure the healthy ecosystem of Red Hat and Fedora in the future.


todo list

What we need ?

  • A venue - either some room inside Westin or Kopitiam / Mamak that is quite quiet.
  • Refreshments - some drinks would be more than sufficient if possible and light snacks.
  • Others?