From Fedora Project Wiki

The Southeast Linuxfest is scheduled for June 7-9 at the Blake Hotel in Charlotte, NC.

Date and time

June 7-9, 2013.

Friday, June 7

  • Registration
  • Booth space optionally open (setup possibly Thursday or early Friday)
  • (more updates soon)

Saturday, June 8

  • Registration
  • Main day of speaker talks.
  • Party
  • Booth/expo floor open 9am to 5pm

Sunday, June 09

  • Registration
  • Second day of speaker talks
  • Booth/expo floor open 9am to 3pm


Southeast LinuxFest 2013 will be held in Charlotte, NC at the Blake Hotel. The Blake Hotel is located at 555 S McDowell St, Charlotte, NC


The event is free and open to the public. Registration is not required for attendees, but preferred.


FAD is available as an option. Media Burning Party as an option (if F18 media is unavailable)


The following Fedora Contributors are presenting at SELF

  • inode0 - Liberty, Community, and Chaos
  • Dmitri Pal - Enterprise Identify Management With Open Source Tools
  • Ade Lee - PKI Made Easy: Managing Certificates With Dogtag
  • David Cantrell - Rewriting Anaconda: A Look Back

Event volunteers

If you are attending the Southeast Linuxfest, please add your name to the list below:


Please add yourself if you're planning to spend at least a little while at the Fedora Booth helping out.


Time Who Who Who Who
SETUP Andrew Ward Ben Williams Cathy Williams Dmitri Pal
8am Andrew Ward Ben Williams Jamie Williams Dmitri Pal
9am Andrew Ward Ben Williams Jamie Williams Dmitri Pal
10am Andrew Ward Jamie Williams Dmitri Pal
11am Andrew Ward Jamie Williams Dmitri Pal
12pm Cathy Williams Dmitri Pal
1pm Andrew Ward Dmitri Pal
2pm Andrew Ward Ben Williams Jamie Williams Dmitri Pal
3pm Andrew Ward Ben Williams Jamie Williams Dmitri Pal
4pm Andrew Ward Ben Williams Jamie Williams Dmitri Pal
Tear Down Andrew Ward Ben Williams Jamie Williams Dmitri Pal


Time Who Who Who
SETUP Andrew Ward Ben Williams Jamie Williams
8am Andrew Ward Jamie Williams Ben Williams
9am Andrew Ward Jamie Williams
10am Andrew Ward Jamie Williams
11am Andrew Ward Jamie Williams
TearDown Andrew Ward Jamie Williams Cathy Williams


Item Details Budget Actual
Sponsorship Bronze is $500, Edu/Org is $50 $500 $500
Hotel Room for Williams $228.00
Flight/Lodging for inode0 $450.00
Hotel room for jdulaney and parking Thurs, Fri, Sat nights (assuming room sharing) $212
Travel/Lodging for Ward Fuel/parking and 50% of room $286.00
Media In Case F18/19 Media can not Arrive $100
Current Total $1776.00
Approved Budget Total $2300

Transportation to and from the event

Arrivals and Departures

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
Andrew Ward (award3535) Car Friday afternoon 06/07/2013 Car Sunday 4pm 06/09/2013 Can pick up and drop off personnel at airport Wife will be traveling with me asking to pay only 50% of room cost If you need to be picked up please contact me in advance
Ben Williams Car Friday Afternoon Car Sunday 2pm
John Dulaney Car Thursday Afternoon Car Sunday afternoon If I have access to the booth stuff, I can set up Friday Morning If one other person from RH/Raleigh wants to ride share, they can park at my house in Fayetteville, about 45 minutes south of Raleigh and ride with me.
Dmitri Pal Fly in 3PM Friday Afternoon, plan car rental Fly out Sunday 8pm Ready to spend the whole Saturday in the booth. I am an identity managment guy so this is what I prefer to be able to talk about. If someone can pick me at the arport and dropp off on Sunday it would save me some money
David Cantrell Arriving 8:12 PM Thursday night by train Departing 1:46 AM Monday morning by train Planning on attending talks and participating in the hallway track. Giving one presentation. If anyone knows the easiest way from the Amtrak station to the hotel, let me know.

Tasks to be done

  • Arrange for event box, banners, and Media available for the booth

Shipping Materials To The Hotel

If you have any equipment or booth stuff you need to ship, and can have it arrive the week of the event (preferably on Wednesday June 5th), please ship to the hotel. Due to limited storage space at the front desk, SELF will hold your package for you until you arrive.

SouthEast LinuxFest C/O Charlotte Blake Hotel ATTN: Gerry Durkee, Justen Hix 555 S McDowell Street Charlotte, NC 28204

  • Arrange for speakers if any from Fedora
  • Room reservations
  • Volunteers?


  • FAMNA ticket #54 submitted for booth cost, more budget requests as the event attendees fill this page in.

Blogs and reports