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  • 2012-03-17 04:00 UTC Click here to convert to local time
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This week's APAC Ambassadors Meeting will be lead by Dramsey and co-lead by Buddhika Chandradeepa Kurera, bckurera and Truong Anh Tuan, tuanta.

Meeting Protocol


Please feel free to add your topic under the agenda section. Long agendas are hard to manage therefore keep it simple and add relevant details under the topic in short form. Please mention your name with the topic as well, then it is easy to identify who owns the topic. eg: APAC Plans for 2012 (Suresh)

Ambassador Pinging

Your name, where you are located, etc.

  • For example ".fas dramsey My name is dramsey, from Japan and I use Fedora 16 from a DVD and Fedora 17 from an .ISO. I like System Administration Topics as well as Kernels."

News from FAmSCo

We will skip this topic if there is no news from FAmSCo or a FAmSCo representative
  • FUDCon APAC funding request is open and closing on 20th March. Please submit your application at the fudcon planning trac :-)
Tourism Malaysia. Soundtrack by]

Review *ACTION* items from the last meeting

  1. *all* keep a close eye on FAmSCo 's voting on the FUDCon APAC decision
  2. *all* mark calendars for next FUDCon deadlines so we can get started much in advance
  3. All FAms, update your F17 release parties to the wiki at
  4. bckurera find out shipping charges for swags from Colombo through Sri Lanka and abroad
  5. bckurera and APAC FAms, create a proposal to make APAC more centralized (eg: trac..)
  6. *all* Please plan and add your events to the wiki if you want get some swags and funds.
  7. F17 release events and APAC events should be merged in the agenda
  8. kaio file a ticke about it #link
  9. ping gbraad and finds out gbraad is ok?
  10. FranciscoD post logs to list

A proposal to make APAC more centralized (eg: trac..)

APAC Trac for Regional Support

Ticket #18

Ticket #19

Ticket #21

APAC Events and Status of F17 Release Parties (dramsey)

FUDCon APAC 2012
Likely it will happen Malaysia
  • FUDCon APAC 2012!!!
  • By this week, the FUDCon APAC 2012 information will be made.
  • We need to show our strongest APAC Team support to help promote the FUDCon APAC 2012, dramsey on 03/05/2012.
  • I strongly suggest considering having "weekly" updates in order to support the FUDCon APAC 2012, dramsey on 03/05/2012.
  • FAD/LCA/Meet Up/Fedora awareness
  • Report of past Events & current Status of upcoming events

Fedora Events Please Note: It is best to have evidence in your event report.[ie:photos+blog post]

Fedora 17 Release Events!
dramsey suggests plan for your Fedora 17 Release Events!
  • Everyone please update this wiki with your Fedora 17 Release Events! dramsey on 03/05/2012
  • Fedora 17 Ambassadors Team Tasks
    1. Review and plan your Fedora 17 needs, for example media, swag and anything else.
    2. FAmSCo and Regional teams call for Preparation of Media/SWAG by Thu 2012-03-08
    3. Hold Release Events and Publish Event Reports from Tue 2012-05-08 until Fri 2012-06-08 dramsey on 03/05/2012
    • Locally created media / swag as an option? ==> strongly suggests inquiry on funding your initiatives FAmSCo Trac
    1. Use that Fedora "This is free media" form during sending of media between countries to avoid the tax problem.
    2. What would be useful for you? Item and quantity!!!
    • Talk about Media, Swag, Sticker and other needs as well as media distribution. ==> helps Harish and Kaio and FAmSCo with our Fedora 17 planning.
  • FYI, there are F16 LiveCDs left with Harish. Contact Harishfor the F16 LiveCDs. dramsey

Harish says, "I have some F16 LiveCDs left. Do mention that during the meeting."

APAC Plans for 2012 (Suresh)

  • APAC Plans for 2012
  • Great event for Beefy Miracle[F17] and F18.
    • Prize for best Event photo.
    • Announcing open source computation among the university students.
    • Year end Ambassadors report.

Fedora and Red Hat System Administration Study Group for Ambassadors (dramsey)

Teach fedora using Videos campaign (ankursinha)

Fedora Participation (dramsey as well as others who want to voice their ideas)

  1. Do you participate via IRC at #fedora-ambassadors, #fedora-apac and/or #fedora IRC channels?
  2. Do you have a HackerGotchi?
  3. Keep on doing that "Fedora" FAD here in APAC!!!  :)
  4. I like the #fedora-classroom IRC initiatives! Do you think we need to suggest a Fedora 17 Release Party Strategy IRC or Ambassadors' FYI IRC?
  5. What would help you?
  6. How can we do to help APAC grow and develop?
  7. Do you think we as APAC are getting enough "visibility?" If not then what should we do?

GSoC with Fedora (bckurera)

  1. We need ideas,

Open Floor

  1. Brainstorming
  2. Any Ideas that you have in your mind?
  3. Have noticed at Meeting Minutes that NA and LATAM are doing weekly meetings now, should we consider?




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