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= Latinoware 2017


Held since 2004, Latinoware is one of the most important FOSS conferences in Latin America. Since the beginning the conference takes place at the facilities of Itaipu Technological Park, in Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil.

Every year Latinoware receives visitors from all countries in Latin America and the expected number of attendees for this edition is around 6000 people.


  • From Oct 18-20, 2017


  • Parque Tecnológico Itaipu (PTI)

Organization Team

Leonardo Vaz
Silvio Palmieri

Fedora Activities at Latinoware

  • Fedora Activity Day (talks and workshops to find new contributors in LATAM)
  • A room dedicated for Fedora, Virtualization, Storage, Cloud and PaaS
  • Booth at exposition area to promote upstream projects sponsored by Red Hat (Fedora, oVirt, Gluster, Ceph, Openshift, OpenStack, CentOS, etc)

Fedora User Group

- We plan to ha at least 4 Fedora volunteers attending to the conference.

People planning to attend the event

Name Needs fund for travelling Needs fund for hosting Role Attendance confirmed
Leonardo Vaz No No Ambassadors -
Wolnei Junior Yes Yes Ambassadors, Package and QA -

Proposed Activities

All Fedora contributors going to Latinoware are encouraged to submit talks or propose any other activity at the conference.

Activity Speaker Description Place Day Hour Space
Virtualização KVM/Qemu Daniel Lara virtualização para usuários usando kvm/qemu TBD TBD TBD
Software-Defined Storage Leonardo Vaz Presentations on Gluster and Ceph TBD TBD TBD
Open Source Cloud Leonardo Vaz Presentation on Open Source Cloud projects (oVirt, OpenStack, Openshift) TBD TBD TBD

Swag material

Description Amount Cost Art
Stickers Next Workstation 200 25 link
Stickers Next Cloud 200 15 link
Stickers Fedora Logo 200 25 link
Stickers Fedora Logo with name 200 35 link
Stickers Fedora Loves Python 200 30 link

Nearby Airports

Code City Name Distance from Foz do Iguazu
IGU Foz do Iguazu Cataratas International Airport 10 Miles
IGR Puerto Iguazu Cataratas del Iguazú International Airport 20 Miles
AGT Ciudad del Este Guaraní International Airport 20 Miles
ASU Asunción Silvio Pettirossi International Airport 200 Miles


Star Rating Hotel Name Reference Price Condition Status
* three stars Bogari Hotel private room (breakfast and free wifi included) - Recommended by Latinoware Organization Full
* three stars Aguas Iguassu Hotel private room (breakfast and free wifi included) 3 rooms left

Estimated costs for flights from Brazilian locations

City Air Line Price Scales
Campinas AZUL USD 120 0
Chapeco AZUL USD 276 1
Curitiba AZUL USD 120 0
Porto Alegre AZUL USD 185 0
Uberlandia AZUL USD 170 1


The project approved a budget of 2000 USD for Latinoware, which will be used to fund travel expenses for the volunteers visiting the conference and requests must be done through LATAM ticket tracker.

Description Cost in USD People Sponsored Ticket
Airfare subsidy
Lodging subsidy 129 Itamar Reis Peixoto
Material 135
Total 264