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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
Wolnei Junior

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 Yes
Wolnei Junior Yes Yes Ambassadors, Package and QA Yes
Daniel Lara No No Ambassadors and Localization Yes

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
Fedora 27 Next Wolnei Junior All the news features of next version of Fedora
Fedora QA Wolnei Junior Process, tools and schedule of QA team of Fedora

Swag material

Description Amount Cost Art
Identification badge cord 100 130 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 80 USD private double room (breakfast and free wifi included) - Recommended by Latinoware Organization
* three stars Del Rey Hotel 69 USD private triple room (breakfast and free wifi included)
* three stars Aguas Iguassu Hotel 92 USD private triple room (breakfast and free wifi included) 3 rooms left

Estimated costs for flights from this locations

City Air Line Price Scales
Brno Luftansa USD 1675 3
Chicago American Airlines USD 1200 2
Navegantes Azul USD 270 1


The project approved a budget of 1500 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.

Description Cost in USD People Sponsored Ticket
Airfare subsidy 522
Lodging subsidy 640
Material 130
Total 1300