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F12 Release Events are organized by Fedora Ambassadors and Contributors to celebrate the new release.

Why join one?

If you are a hobbyist, a student, a developer or a indomitable curious (or both), you will find informations on the new release, demos, speeches and, at last but not least, friends ready to answer all your questions.

If you are interested in contributing in Fedora, a Release Event it's the right place to meet contributors and have the possibility to ask them about their experience, and receive help to join our marvellous community!

If you are still undecided, remember you are invited to take part in a party, with its fun and pleasure sides ;)

Events List

Spain - Fedora 12 Release Party Valencia ( 20 November 2009 )

Where: The Black Sheep pub, Valencia, Spain (location of the place)

When: November 20th, 2009. From 21:00h (CET) to ...

Who: Juanjo Martínez

Abstract: We want to gather as many Fedora users as possible, to let them know each others and try to make a local community. We're going to talk about Fedora, Linux and Free Software (eg. tell us, why do you use Fedora?).

Ukraine - CN.UA Linux Install fest, Chernigiv State Technological university ( 27 November 2009 )

Where: Chernigiv, State Technological university, CS dept. IV-95, Ukraine

When: November 27th, 2009. From 15:00h (EET) to ...

Who: Oleksiy Lukin

Abstract: We use Fedora in teaching process widely but this time we decided to make event not only for our CS dept ( students but for students and teachers of other departments and universities. Fedora 12 will be "center player" for the event.

Belgium - Don Bosco Werken en Leren Release Event ( 28 November 2009 )

Where: Don Bosco Werken en Leren, Valkenveld 70, 2610 Wilrijk

When: 28 November 2009

Who: Bert Desmet

Abstract: First ;-) Presentations on Fedora 12's new Features, mingling with Friends. Help in upgrading, mirror & network boot available, beamer ;-)

Netherlands - Operator Groep Delft (Utrecht branch office) ( 28 November 2009 )

Where: Operator Groep Delft, Utrecht branch office (address on

When: 28 November 2009

Who: Jeroen van Meeuwen

Abstract: First ;-) Presentations on Fedora 12's new Features, mingling with Friends, and Free soda, beer & pizza (sponsored by OGD). Help in upgrading, mirror & network boot available, fussball table, darts, Nintendo Wii, beamer, 8 classroom PCs, chess and poker! ;-)

Nicaragua - Managua Release Event (3 December 2009)

Where: Universidad Centroamericana, Managua, Nicaragua

When: December 3rd, 2009. From 14:00 to 17:00 (-6 UTC)

Who: Yader Velázquez and Neville A. Cross

Abstract: We will host some short talks about what is Fedora, what is new in Fedora 12, how you can contribute to Fedora. For more information see the event details

Tunisia - Fedora Release Party at ISET Charguia - (5 December 2009)

Where: ISET Charguia, Z.I. Charguia 2, Tunis [1]

When: 5 December 2009 starting at 9 am

Who: Zied FAKHFAKH and Nihed Mbarek

Abstract: The Fedora-Tunisia team will be celebrating a one day F12 release party, with installations, conferences and workshops.

Philippines - University of the Philippines Engineering Week ( 7-11 December 2009 )

Where: College of Engineering, University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines

When: 7-11 December 2009

Who: Heherson Pagcaliwagan

Abstract: We'll be finalizing the details as we go along but our initial plans include distribution of F12 media, some talks and an install fest. We'll be tying up with a recognized college organization so we can use school facilities and some other benefits. Other ambassadors are very much welcome.

Greece - Release Party F12 Athens ( 12 December 2009 )

Where: Still-in-search, Athens, Greece

When: 12 December 2009, 20:00

Who: Pierros Papadeas and Anastasios Stasinopoulos

Abstract: As for every release, the Fedora-el team will be holding a Release Party full of fun, installations, presentations, and meet-up. Schedule and details still to be determined.

France - Rencontres Fedora 12 à la Cité des Sciences ( 12-13 December 2009 )

Where: Carrefour Numérique de la Cité des Sciences et de l'Industrie, Paris, France

When: 12-13 December 2009, 12:00 to 18:00

Who: Mathieu Bridon and Thomas Canniot

Abstract: As for every release, the Fedora-Fr team will be holding a 2 days release party, with installations, conferences and workshop. Schedule and details still to be determined.

Bangladesh Fedora Release Party (25-26 December 2009)

Where: Foundation for Research on Educational. Planning and Development, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

When: 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm, 25-26 December 2009.

Who: Mahay Alam Khan

Abstract: Fedora 12 DVD distribution, LiveUSB Creation, lightening talks from Fedora users, Foods.

Italy - FAD - Cerea (16/17 January 2010)

Where: AreaExp, Cerea, Italy [2] [3]

When: 16/17 January 2010 (your local time, feel free to use your country date/time convention)

Who: Luca Foppiano

Abstract: TBD Wikipage