THIS EVENT WAS HELD, FIRST PLANNED TO HAVE A FAD BUT THEN I COULD NT MAKE IT, SORRY FOR Confusion
This is the first FAD (Fedora Activity Day) in Sri Lanka and the right opportunity for all the fedora contributors to get together and for the beginners this is a chance to get involved with the fast growing Free OS community.
Date and Location
- Date : 26th August 2011, Friday
- Time : 8:30am - 12:30pm (Local Time, GMT + 5.30)
- Location : Malabe, Colombo
- Hall : TBA
- Buddhika Kurera - Event Owner
- Sureshkumar Packiyarajah - FAm Sri Lanka
- Kalpa Pathum - FAm Sri Lanka
- Danishka Navin - FAm Sri Lanka
- Oshan Rubesinghe - FAm Sri Lanka
The tentative agenda for the event can be listed as follow.
08:00 - 08:00 am - Doors Open and Registration
08:30 - 08:45 am - Official Opening and welcome
08:45 - 09:30 am - What is Fedora? (Introduction to Novice)
09:30 - 10:30 am - How to contribute towards the Fedora project?
10:30 - 11:00 am - Introduction to RPM packaging
11:00 - 11:20 am - Fedora in Sri Lanka (Details of this session will be published soon)
11:20 - 12:00 noon - I developed my OS - Experience sharing from fedora contributors
12:00 - 12:20 pm - Q & A session
12:20 - 12:30 pm - Official Closure
After the event there will be a social event facilitating for the participant to get to know others and as well as former contributors. The agenda of the Social event is a surprise.
- Facebook Event
- FOSS User magazine
|Find a location||Sureshkumar Packiyarajah||Arrange a location around Colombo||progress||-|
|Agenda Owner||Kalpa Pathum||Arrange the agenda and track on speakers||initiating||-|
|Sponsorship||Sureshkumar Packiyarajah and Buddhika Kurera||Market this event with in the local enterprises and try to get sponsirships||progress||-|
|SWAGS||Buddhika Kurera||Produce and track SWAGS||progress||-|
|Location Arrangements||Buddhika Kurera||Manage sponsors banners and materials are properly displayed and distributed in the event day.||TBI||-|
|Local Community Liaison||Dhanishka Navin||Manage communication between local contributors and the event organizers.||progress||-|
|Budget Handling||Buddhika Kurera||Manage the whole event budget||Planning||-|
We are targeting nearly 200 participants.
for every participant,
- F15 Live DVD - pre produced
- Refreshment Token- $0.50
- Laptop sticker - $0.20
- Total - $ 0.70 * 200 = $ 140
- Event Posters - $30
Guest Speakers Cost (includes Water, Token, Refreshment and Lunch),
- Per speaker - $10
Total - $10 * 3 guests = $30
Organizers Cost (Include Water, Breakfast, Refreshment and Lunch),
- Per Organizer - $5
Total - $5 * 5 organizers = $25
Grand Total - $235
- The cost for the social event should be drafted as per the availability of the funds from the sponsors.
Sponsorship packages are open to local enterprises.
- Details will be published soon.