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BarCamp Yangon 2016

About BarCamp Yangon

BarCamp Yangon is held yearly at MICT Park in Yangon and that is a world's largest BarCamp ever. link. Topic speakers usually have 45 minutes and provided with Projectors, microphones, whiteboards and power supplies. Fedora Project Myanmar Community had participated in BarCamp Yangon since 2013. This will be best place for spreading Fedora in Myanmar.


After BarCamp Yangon

After BarCamp Yangon, we're planning to have a Translation Workshop.

Venue is already reserved at Fedora Project - Myanmar Community's Headoffice

Date & Location

BarCamp Yangon

  • Date: BarCamp: January 30 & 31, 2016
  • Location MICT Park, Yangon, Myanmar.

Translation Sprint

  • Date: Fedora 23 Release events + Translation workshop: Feb 1st & 2nd, 2016
  • Location Fedora Project - Myanmar Community's Headoffice

Where is Myanmar Community's Headoffice ?

  • Address: No.33 (3rd Floor), Zalun St., San Chaung Township, Yangon, Myanmar
  • Location

Travel and VISA Information

  • If you need more information of VISA, please view this link.
  • If you need any assistance for documentation, please contact Yan Naing Myint.


Attendee Arrival Departure Estimated travel cost Funding request Approved Amount Accommodation Food
1. Yan Naing Myint - local - N/A
2. Pravin Satpute 28th Jan 2nd Feb $601 Ticket 219 $100 TBD
3. Leap Sok 28th Jan 2nd Feb $260 Ticket 218 $100 TBD

Accommodation Information

Vega Star Hotel, Yangon
No. 68, Oakk Kyin Station Road, (16) Quatar, Hlaing Township, Yangon.

routemap from Airport - By Taxi

routemap from Hotel to MICT Park - By foot

Event Budget

Stuff Estimated Actual Notes
Accommodation $250 195 for 4 nights (for 2 people in shared room)
Travel subsidy $1000 1015
Lunch for Participants of Translation Sprint $100 0
TOTAL $1350 1210


BarCamp 2016

Potential Talks Speaker
Basics of FOSS and Introduction to Fedora Pravin Satpute
Fedora Globalization - How to cater local needs Pravin Satpute
Learning Unicode Pravin Satpute
How to contribute in Fedora Leap Sok
IT Configuration Management and Automation with Ansible Leap Sok

Fedora 23 release event + Translation Workshop Day 1

Time Topic Lead
11:00-11:30 Participants Introductions All
11:30-12:00 Things happening in Myanmar Fedora Yan Naing Myint
12:00-12:30 Different way to contribute in Fedora Leap Sok
12:30:01:00 Fedora 23 release celebration All
01:00-02:00 Lunch All
02:00-02:45 Introduction of Fedora (Burmese) Yan Naing Myint
02:45-3:30 Different way to contribute in Fedora Leap Sok
03:30-4:45 Students Needs and How Fedora helps to it? Leap Sok
04:45-05:30 F23 Installation Demonstration Yan Naing Myint
05:30-06:15 Tea Time All
06:15-07:00 Hands-on - Workshop Fedora readiness for Burmese (i18n) Pravin Satpute
07:00-08:30 Creating Burmese language team in Fedora Pravin Satpute

Day 2

  • Leap had morning flight and Pravin around Lunch time.
  • We gave assignment to students on first day. This was again working day and due to college most of the students not able to attend.