OSCON 2016

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OSCON 2016

Dates/Location

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Dates/Location
16-19 May 2016.

Austin Convention Center 500 East Cesar Chavez Street, Austin, TX 78701

http://conferences.oreilly.com/oscon/open-source-us/public/schedule/grid/public

Event Description

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Open source, all the way up the stack
Join the software engineering and developer community to explore what's new in open source languages, tools, and techniques. Sharpen your skills and discover important new trends so you can be better at what you do.

Event Owners

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Event Owners
List the Fedora people here who are responsible for this event including links to their personal wiki pages.
Name Monday (16) Tuesday (17) Wednesday (18) Thursday (19) Comments
masta X X X X X
Dan Mossor (danofsatx) X X X X X
Adam Miller (maxamillion) X X X X


I have Updated the event owner chart above, to remove Bill Nash as an event owner. Because for now the budget only supports two Ambassadors travel & lodge, myself and Dan Mossor. Leaving Adam Miller on the table as a courtesy, as he will be at the event, but not subsidized by this budget.

Ideas/Brainstorming

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Ideas/Brainstorming
Use this section to brainstorm ideas about things to do at the event.

Important Deadlines

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Important Deadlines
Use this section to remember and meet important planning deadlines.

Event Budget

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Event Budget
Platinum Pass $3495

Gold Pass $2495

Silver Pass $1895


On Tuesday April 14th 2016 FAmNA agreed to support a budget of $2,000 for this event. (https://meetbot.fedoraproject.org/fedora-meeting/2016-04-15/famna.2016-04-15-01.00.log.html) That should support two Ambassadors hotel -sharing a room (~ $1200), travel expenses - gasoline (~ $150), and various swag for the event ( $300 ~ $400 ).

Shipping budget (addendum): Banners & table cloth were shipped to this event, and those costs will be absorbed by the event budget.

Ingress Shipping: $20.57 USD, Egress Shipping: $17.17 USD

(Shipping expenses were documented in famnarequest trac ticket #407)

Travel Subsidy Requests

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Travel Subsidy Requests
Each attendee requesting travel subsidies for the event should be listed here including the information requested in Sponsoring Event Attendees.
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Event Funding by the Fedora Project
This section is often used to approve funding of travel subsidy requests. As such it needs to be as accurate as possible. After the event it is important to update this section to document the actual costs of the travel for our tracking and to aid us in planning future budgets.
Item Details Budget Actual
Table Sponsorship [1] $0 $0
Travel and Lodging for Jon Disnard $1056.00 [2] $1200 $0
Travel and Lodging for Dan Mossor $50 [3] $50 $0
  1. Sharing with RH
  2. Jon Disnard Travel: $100 gas; Lodge: $956.00
  3. Dan Mossor Travel: $50 gas; Lodge share with Jon

Attendee Schedule

Chart for knowing when folks are arriving or departing, by plane, train, car, roller skates, or otherwise.

Who Arrive (Flight-Time) Departure (Flight-Time) Comments Ridesharing
Jon Disnard (masta) Car Monday Morning Car Friday Morning Driving from DFW-> Austin Notes go here.
Dan Mossor (danofsatx Car Monday Evening Car Friday Morning Driving from SAT-> Austin Notes go here.

Event Report

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Event Report
Please use this section to document and report about the event. Nice things to see in this section are blog posts about the event, pictures from the event, and anything else that might be valuable to showing the success of our participation in the event. If there were any "lessons learned" or problems that others might benefit from seeing please do include those here too. Some general information about report expectations can be found on the Event Reports page.

Text Report

Fedora Ambassadors Dan Mosser & Jon Disnard attended the 2016 OSCON in Austin, TX. This year, Fedora shared space with Red Hat, taking one demo kiosk of four available in the Red Hat booth. This year, Red Hat gave some of its booth over to open source communities it sponsors, so Fedora, CentOS, and OpenShift were present.

The expo hall opened Tuesday noon-ish and closed Thursday evening. There were probably 20+ hours of booth duty time over the week. We set up F24 Workstation (Beta) to show off the latest GUI environment and loaded F24 Server in a VM to show Cockpit in a browser window. Available swag were Fedora hexagon stickers, along with Cockpit and Project Atomic hexagon stickers (as significantly-related projects).

Many, many attendees came by and asked every imaginable question related to Fedora. The booth was crowded at times. The event itself was large, thousands upon thousands of attendees. Other distributions also present were Canonical and the FreeBSD foundation.

Overall, the event was a success.