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FAD @ 12th International Free Software Forum


The FISL is held annually in Porto Alegre, Brazil. The forum is considered one of the biggest events in the world and the largest in Latin America. This year we will hold Fedora Activity Days during the four days of the forum. Talks about Fedora will be on the event schedule as well as a Fedora 15 release social event.



  • Venue: Pontifícia Universidade Católica - PUC-RS
  • City / State: Porto Alegre / Rio Grande do Sul
  • Country: Brazil


  • June 29th to July 2nd

Fedora attendees

Dennis Gilmore

Diego Búrigo Zacarão

Jared Smith

Wolnei Tomazelli Junior

Itamar Reis Peixoto

Lenno Azevedo

Users group

Every year FISL opens space for users groups. We ask for a space to make a point of encounter and interaction between users, participants and employees attending the event.

Proposed talks

Session Name Description Audience Level Owner
Infra Presentation about the work done on LATAM infra. Intermediário Daniel Bruno
Packaging Good pratices to be a packager. Avançado Itamar Peixoto
Artwork The artwork group. Intermediário Jayme Ayres
Sysadmin Fedora Team Fedora Sysadmin team, management of community services, community maintained. Intermediário Rafael Gomes
Transifex A new vision on how to manage translations. Beginner Diego Búrigo Zacarão
Session Name Description Audience Level Owner

Users group

This is a space where event attendees can stop by during the whole event and talk with Fedora contributors, get medias, share experiences and learn how to contribute.

Lenno Azevedo

Getting There

  • From Airport of Porto Alegre: Map
  • From Bus Station of Porto Alegre: Map



Description Cost
2 double rooms at the Porto Alegre Everest Hotel for Daniel, Diego, Wolnei and Lenno US$ 1200.00
Airfare subsidy for Wolnei US$ 150.00
Airfare subsidy for Lenno US$ 1106.00
Transportation (taxi reimbursements) US$ 100.00
Dinner (for folks who signed on this wiki page) US$ 350.00
Total US$ 2906.00
Total available for FISL US$ 3000.00

- Estimative considers US$1.00 = R$1.60 - Budget for hotel and airfare for Jared and Dennis are being considered separately