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Fedora will be exhibiting at LinuxFest NorthWest

What, When, Where

LinuxFest NorthWest (LFNW) 2018

LinuxFest Northwest (LFNW) 2018 is the 19th annual premier Linux event in the northwestern U.S. Two days of Linux related talks, exhibition space for clubs and vendors, after-fest event on Saturday and the World Famous Raffle. About 2600 people attended in 2017.


The event is free but you will need a badge to get into events, so register online and you can pick up your badge at the Friday Night Party or at the festival.


Two hotels near the conference and airport have special LFNW rates and there are many other hotels in the area.

Fedora Workstation

For students and professionals, Fedora offers the stable Workstation. Fedora Workstation allows for multitasking, multiple monitors, and many Office and Development applications. Fedora is not only an alternative to competing OS's, it is a stable replacement.



  • Connect with educators, students and developers interesting in Fedora and Python.
    • Held at Bellingham Technical College, LFNW attracts students and instructors from other Technical colleges using Linux and Python.
    • WWU is Washington State’s teachers college where Python qualifies as a math requirement. WWU students, teachers and staff attend LFNW.
    • Buses bring developers from tech companies in Seattle, Vancouver and beyond. Many of these developers use python and are interested in contributing to open source.


  • Fedora Python Classroom
    • Fedora solution for teaching, learning and using Python.
    • Fedora solution for teaching environments with USB key, Vagrant, Docker or installed group.


We meet many current Fedora users at LFNW and a few who joined as contributors to documentation and testing.


Many Python developers attending LFNW could contribute to Fedora Python Classroom, Fedora’s Py2 to Py3 effort, or Fedora’s Python infrastructure.



  • Contact input from QR-connection branch of beefy-connection.


  • Update badge
  • Any input?


  • Any query you want to ask 2000 Linux enthusiast?


  • Anything new with Python Classroom, Vagrant, or Docker?
  • Anything new about Fedora related to Python?
  • May need help patching fedmsg into the QR-connection kiosk.



Available when announced


Guests can use ARM single board computers to enter comments and questions about Fedora.

Guests may demo Ninja IDE and Jupyter notebooks.

The OLPC will show Pippy for Fedora Loves Python or games for younger guests.


Friday booth setup 3PM to 5PM. Saturday and Sunday Exhibition hall open from 9AM to 5PM.

Who Fri Sat Sun Comments
Jeff Sandys X X X Staying at Hotel Bellingham Airport
Jeff Fitzmaurice X X X Commuting daily
Adam Williamson
John Dulaney
Laura Abbott

Event artifacts


Item Budget Bucket Comments Actual
Sponsorship $500 to $750 Ambassador See budget ticket
Hotel $300 to $500 Ambassador Hotel Bellingham Airport $84 a night
Travel $0 to $1000 Ambassador Python Classroom Lab Expert
Swag $150 to $350 Ambassador Assorted
Shipping $150 Ambassador event box and banners, Round Trip L.A.
Total $1050 to $2500 Ambassador

Budget ticket



Travel Subsidy Requests

Travel Subsidy Requests
Each attendee requesting travel subsidies for the event should be listed here including the information requested in Sponsoring Event Attendees.