This is the original text of the post-FUDCon/F9 survey. Note that due to some error in the pipeline, the online Question #6 was missing all but the last three answers in its final form.
INTRO PAGE: ----------- This survey asks you about your experiences as an attendee at the recent Fedora Users and Developers Conference (FUDCon) in Raleigh, NC from 11-13 January 2008. Your responses help us plan future FUDCon events and ensure attendees get as much as possible out of the time spent with their fellow Fedora community members. SURVEY: ------- 1. Did you attend FUDCon/F9? (choose one) o Yes o No (if NO, skip to Question #6) o Planned to attend, but was unable to make it (sickness/travel delays) 2. When did you arrive in Raleigh for FUDCon? (choose one) o Earlier than Thursday o Thursday o Friday o Saturday o Sunday 3. What was your mode of travel to/from home? (select all that apply) _ Drove a car _ Caught a ride _ Took a plane _ Took a train _ Live local to the event 4. When did you depart the conference? (choose one) o Friday o Saturday o Sunday o Later than Sunday 5. Who paid for your attendance at FUDCon? (choose one) o My place of business o The open source project I represent o I paid for my attendance 6. Which one of the following categories represent your relationship with Fedora? (select all that apply) _ I don't use Fedora, but want to find out more about it _ I use Fedora and want to improve my skills _ I use Fedora and want to learn to contribute _ I contribute to upstream open source projects that could be, or are, in Fedora _ I contribute to Fedora in my spare time as a volunteer _ I am not a Red Hat employee, but I contribute to Fedora for another entity _ I am a Red Hat employee who contributes to Fedora as part of my job _ I am a Red Hat employee who contributes to Fedora full-time For each of the questions below, indicate on a scale of 1-5, with 1 being not at all important and 5 being very important, how important each of the indicated factors was in your decision whether to attend FUDCon. 7. ___ The cost of the conference 8. ___ The overall cost of attendance (lodging, travel, etc.) 8. ___ Where the conference was held (geographic location) 9. ___ Meeting and networking with other attendeees 10. ___ The hackfest sessions 11. ___ The BarCamp sessions 12. ___ FUDPub and other extramural outings 13. ___ Physical closeness to a Red Hat facility For each of the items below, indicate on a scale of 1-5, with 1 being low and 5 being high, your satisfaction with each portion of the FUDCon event. (each question also includes a 6th, "did not attend" answer) 14. ___ The cost of the conference 15. ___ The overall cost of attendance (lodging, travel, etc.) 16. ___ City where the conference was held 17. ___ Meeting and networking with other attendeees 18. ___ The hackfest sessions 19. ___ The BarCamp sessions 20. ___ FUDPub and other extramural outings 21. Which schedule do you prefer? (choose one) o BarCamp on Saturday, Hackfest on Friday + Sunday o BarCamp on Friday, Hackfest on Saturday + Sunday 22. What did you like most about the conference? (short answer) 23. What did you dislike most about the conference? (short answer) 24. Based on your attendance at this event, would you attend another like it? o Yes o No 25. If the answer to the previous question was "No," why not? (short answer) ____________________________ 26. Was there anything you would like to see at the next conference that you did not this time? (short answer) ____________________________ 27. Please include any additional comments about the conference you would like us to know. (long answer) ____________________________ THANK YOU PAGE: --------------- Thank you for your time and responses, which will help us plan future FUDCon events and ensure attendees get as much as possible out of the time spent with their fellow Fedora community members.