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This is the rough draft / work-in-progress for a welcome packet for FUDCon:Tempe_2011. Once this information is complete we should pass it off to Design to make it into something a bit more readable and printable.


Late-breaking changes
This section shows any changes from the original content that occurred after packets were printed.
  • The hospitality suite is now located in Meeting Room B at the Courtyard Tempe hotel (packet p. 6).
  • The FPL State of Fedora speech happens at the Saturday opening session, rather than at the social event (packet p. 6).
  • The auditorium location for the Saturday 9:00am opening plenary session is now CDN 60. This location has been added to the event map (packet pp. 4-5, 7, 8).
  • The FUDPub event on Saturday night at Sparky's Den ends at 10:30pm (packet p. 6).

Welcome Letter



Microblogging, whether on the popular Twitter or networks, or even another network is one of the best ways to promote the event, as well as receive timely updates from event organizers and attendees. Event attendees should use the hashtag #fudcon, which can be monitored from your favorite Microblogging client in Fedora or using Twitter or

For, there is also a group which can be used to communicate with everyone.

General Schedule / Agenda

Hack Suite

Meeting Room B in the Courtyard Marriott is being provided as a shared room for group hacking, available 24 hours a day throughout the event.


An annual tradition. Please join us in the ASU Memorial Union recreation center, Sparky's Den, on Saturday night from 6:00 to 10:30pm. We'll have food, drinks, and, of course, plenty of recreational activities -- including board games, pool, bowling, and video games.

Bring your IDs - all ages are welcome, but we will be carding for alcoholic beverages. (Legal age in Arizona is 21.)

Please check the map for the ASU Memorial Union location. Sparky's Den is located on the lower level.


There is a map with various locations important and unimportant to FUDcon here.

Area Vendors



  • Dunkin Donuts. 425 S Mill Ave. (480) 921-4067
  • Starbucks. 420 S Mill Ave, Ste. 104, Tempe, AZ 85281 (480) 966-7228
  • Stans Metro Deli. Traditional Jewish deli with Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner options. 414 S Mill Ave, 115, Tempe, AZ 85281 480-446-STAN (7826)
  • IHOP. 225 E. Apache Blvd. Open 24 hours.

Food You Crave

  • In-N-Out Burger. 920 E. Playa Del Nort. Tempe, AZ. 1-800-786-1000. 10:30am-1:00am, 1:30am Friday and Saturday.
  • Krispy Kreme. 2747 East Indian School Road, Phoenix, AZ. 5:30am - 10:00pm. You'll need a ride.

Dining Out

  • La Bocca Urban Pizzaria + Wine Bar 699 S. Mill Ave. #115 (In front of Brickyard Engineering Building) - Monday-Wednesday 11am-10pm, Thursday 11am-11pm, Saturday 5pm-12am, Sunday 5pm-10pm
  • Chili's Bar and Grill 801 S Mill Ave - Monday-Thursday: 10:30am-11pm Friday-Saturday 10:30am - 12:00am Sunday 11:00am - 11:00pm
  • Caffe Boa Bistro and Wine Bar 398 S. Mill Ave. - Monday - Wednesday 11am-10pm Thursday-Friday 11am-11pm - Saturday and Sunday 10am-3pm Brunch, 4pm-10pm Dinner - Wine bar open later -
  • House of Tricks Fine Dining 114 E 7th St - Monday - Saturday, Lunch 11am-4pm, Dinner 4pm-10pm, Bar open until midnight. Closed Sundays -
  • Gordon Biersch Brewery 420 S. Mill Ave. - Sunday-Wednesday, 11am-11pm; Thursday, 11am-12am; Friday-Saturday, 11am-1am -

Fast Food

  • Fatburger 414 S. Mill Ave. - Sunday-Wednesday, 10:30am-8pm; Thursday 10:30am-12:00am; Friday and Saturday, 10:30am-2:00am -
  • Jimmy John's 680 S. Mill Ave., 681 E. Apache Blvd. - Sunday-Thursday, 10:30am-3am; Friday and Saturday, 10:30am-4:00am -


  • Domino's Pizza 930 W Broadway Rd, Tempe, AZ 85282 - 480-894-6600 - Sunday-Thursday, 10am-12am; Friday-Saturday, 10am-2am -
  • Jimmy John's Gourmet Sandwiches 680 S. Mill Ave. - 480-449-3100 - Sunday-Thursday, 10:30am-3am; Friday-Saturday, 10:30am-4am -
  • Pizza Hut 808 W. Broadway Dr. - 480-829-7988 - Sunday-Thursday, 10:30am-10:45pm; Friday-Saturday, 10:30am-11:45pm -



Postal Services

  • US Post Office 500 S. Mill Ave - Monday - Friday, 9am-5pm -
  • FedEx Office Print and Ship Center 933 E. University Dr. - Monday-Friday,7am-11pm; Saturday-Sunday, 9am-9pm -
  • UPS 933 East University Dr. (Palo Verde East) - Monday-Friday, 9am-6pm; Saturday, 10am-2pm -


  • CVS Pharmacy 820 S. Mill Ave. - Open 24 hours- Pharmacy Monday-Friday, 8am-10pm, Saturday 9am-6pm, Sunday 10am-6pm -



  • Tempe Police Department 140 E. 5th St. - Non-Emergencies: 480-350-8311 - FOR EMERGENCIES CALL 911


  • Tempe St. Luke's Hospital 1500 S. Mill Ave - 480-784-5500


  • Discount Cab 602-200-2000

Computer Equipment

Other Local Entertainment

  • Big Bang Dueling Pianos 501 S. Mill Ave. - Tuesday-Thursday 8 p.m.-2 a.m. / Friday & Saturday 6 p.m.-2 a.m. - 21 and over -

Page layout

Current files: (View all in thumbnail form)

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
  • 1: (Front cover)
  • 2: Welcome to Tempe
  • 3: unknown
    • should probably list a table of contents
  • 4–5: Area map
  • 6–7: Good things to know (FUDPub, hack suite, microblogging, games, what's a BarCamp, sponsors)
  • 8–9: General schedule
  • 10–11: Local vendors
  • 12: (Back cover)