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Fedora Ambassadors Meeting Minutes 2006-02-02

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  • AlexMaier (lxmaier)
  • JeffreyTadlock
  • SankarshanMukhopadhyay (sankarshan, sm|CPU)
  • KarstenWade (quaid)
  • SatishMohan (smohan)
  • FrancescoUgolini
  • BobJensen
  • GregDeKoenigsberg (gregdek)
  • JonFautley ([sasquatch] )
  • JoseTarazona
  • PrudhviKrishna (Prudhvi)
  • KevinVerma (kevinverma)
  • RahulSundaram (mether)


Review upcoming events

Jan 31 - Feb 2, 2006 Solutions Linux 2006 Paris, France – Aurelien Bompard

  • Aurelien is at the show and not here in the meeting;
  • he has coordinated with one of the Fedora developers who will be at the Red Hat booth to help him distribute DVDs,
  • so we have all three days covered as it looks

Feb 4-5, 2006 GNUify Pune, India

Feb 8-10, 2006 LinuxAsia/FUDCon Delhi 2006 New Delhi India – Rahul

Feb 11-12, 2006 SCALE 4X Los Angeles, California, USA – Thomas Chung

  • tchung was not here to report
  • UPDATE - we have received Exhibitor Package from SCALE
  • added Exhibitor Information at the bottom of SCALE

Feb 14-17, 2006 LinuxWorld Conference & Expo Mexico Mexico City, Mexico

  • has no owner
  • BobJensen: Mexico City, I talked to a buddy in MC about it and he expressed interest.
  • We are going to talk about him becoming an ambassador tomorrow night.
  • I will have him email you and/or the list if he has any questions

Feb 14-16, 2006 Embedded World Nürnberg, Germany

  • no owner
  • Nürnberg is quite far from here, but RudolfKastl is in Munich. maybe he is interested.
  • he registered as Amabassador some weeks ago. thl will ping him.

Feb 15-17, 2006 Open Source World Conference II Málaga, Spain

  • we have no ambassador in spain so far.
  • does anyone know someone in spain to recruit them as ambassadors?
  • [sasquatch] will be pinging the Red Hat folks in Spain, then he will report to the list when he's heard back from the spanish red hatters.

Feb 24-26, 2006 PyCon 2006 Addison, TX, USA

  • no owner

Feb 25, 2006 Fedora Day The first day in The Netherlands to promote

  • Fedora and to support new users. Hengelo (GLD), The Netherlands
  • ThijsHulshof
  • Thijs not present

Feb 25-26, 2006 FOSDEM The sixth Free and Open source Software

Mar 16-18, 2006 Free Desktop Event

  • MauricioPretto (?)
  • mauricio pretto is not present

Mar 28-30, 2006 LWCE Australia Sydney:

Apr 3-6, 2006 LWCE Boston Boston, MA, USA:

Apr 7, 2006 FUDCon Boston 2006 Boston, MA, USA: Sequel to the first FUDCon

  • FUDConBoston2006
  • gregdek has a meeting with JackAboutboul today.
  • Jack's working on a call for presentations and so forth.
  • We've got space set aside at BU; that part is all set. So we're moving forward there.

Apr 19-22, 2006 FISL 7.0 Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. 7th

  • International Free Software Forum.
  • RodrigoPadula MauricioPretto
  • Rodrigo and Mauricio both not present

Prudhvi: Hi, we have a FOSS meeting here in Vijaywada in June

  • the Date is Tentative and I will represent Fedora.
  • Will post the event to the Events page

Linuxtag at Wiesbaden, Germany GeroldKassube

  • neither chitlesh nor gerold are present

Schwag pipeline

  • gregdek: Completed designs are due by tomorrow.
  • The US coolstuff store will be no problem. Still working with EMEA and AP coolstuff stores.
  • The Ambassador request form needs to be altered so they are requesting kits. Not a la carte items.
  • What's in the kit: A few shirts, a bunch of hats, a bunch of stickers, pens, as much as $100 will buy.
  • Posters aren't working out for this timeframe.

Funding for attendance

  • lxmaier: FAMSCO is discussing the basic requirements for ambassadors to fulfill to be considered eligible for reimbursement.
  • we have been talking about this on the famsco list and will post our draft to the ambassadors list when it's ready.

Standard Presentation for Fedora Ambassadors

  • mether: I will own a standard presentation then. delivered in two weeks.
  • I already spend hours on creating the GNUNify presentation which can work out as a standard one.

  • Meeting Minutes summarized by AlexMaier
  • Meeting Minutes posted by ThomasChung