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Fedora Day Buenos Aires


Event to promote the Fedora and related projects (Gluster, oVirt, Openshift, Openstack etc) in Ciudad Autonoma de Buenos Aires, Argentina.


  • Dec 13, 2014


Universidad John F. Kennedy Bartolomé Mitre 1411 - CABA

Venue requirements

Bellow we have a full list of requirements to chose the venue. Since we're not going to charge for the event, the venue must be free of charge. The local sponsors will pay the printed material and a Coffee Break during the event.

  • A big room for opening/closing and keynote sessions, capable to accomodate up to 200 participants.
  • Two or three smaller rooms with projectos for talks and workshops.
  • Easy-access. The venue must to be close to the subway and public transportation.
  • Area to be used for event registration and Coffee Break.
  • Some space for sponsors (table for exposition, where flyers are going to be distributed).

Organization Team

Name Tasks
Leonardo Vaz Conference organization, Lodging and Budget
Rino Rondan Conference organization, Local support
Matias Kreder Conference organization, Local support

Fedora contributors attending the event

Name City Tasks at conference
Leonardo Vaz Sao Paulo, Brazil Organization, talks, etc
Rino Rondan Campana , Argentina Organization, talks, workshops, etc
Matias Kreder Buenos Aires , Argentina Organization, talks, workshops, etc
Matias Maceira Buenos Aires , Argentina Talks, workshops, etc
Julio Sanchez Buenos Aires , Argentina Talks, workshops, etc
Valentin Basel Buenos Aires , Argentina Talks, workshops, etc
Emanuel Nazzeta Cordoba, Argentina Talks, workshops, etc
Adrian Soliard Entre Rios, Argentina Talks, workshops, etc

Activities at Fedora Day Buenos Aires


  • Fedora 21 release party
  • Talks on Fedora and related projects (40 minutes slot)
  • Workshops (90 min slot)

Talks at Fedora Day

Activity Speaker(s) Details
Building an inexpensive and scalable storage system powered by ARM and GlusterFS Leonardo Vaz How build an inexpensive and scalable storage system powered by ARM, commodity hard drivers powered by Linux and GlusterFS.
Virtualization and Cloud Matias Kreder Review of most of the virtualization and cloud technologies and tools shipped with the Fedora distribution
Fedora ARM and Pidora Matias Kreder Summary of supported ARM devices and architectures and how to run Fedora on some ARM devices like the HummingBoard and Raspberry Pi (Pidora)

Workshops at Fedora Day

Activity Speaker(s) Details
KVM Workshop on Fedora Rino Rondan

KVM (for Kernel-based Virtual Machine) is a full virtualization solution for Linux on x86 hardware containing virtualization extensions (Intel VT or AMD-V). It consists of a loadable kernel module, kvm.ko, that provides the core virtualization infrastructure and a processor specific module, kvm-intel.ko or kvm-amd.k. I will invite to talk about kvm and their uses in Desktop/Server enviroments in order to create a Labs enviroment for Student and more examples for use it on a server enviroments.


  • Printed conference program
  • Badges for participants
  • Fedora and other projects stickers

Travel information

Getting in Buenos Aires

  • From Ministro Pistarini International Airport
  • From Bus Station of Buenos Aires

We need help here, to provide information about how to get in the conference venue comming from the International Airport, Bus/Train Stations and the Port. Please include information such prices, addresses and website, if available



Important: After defining the place we need to find Hotels and Hostels nearby


At the moment we're looking for local sponsors, and we're probably going to request budget to the project to fund travel expenses for the volunteers going to Buenos Aires the conference and requests must be done through |LATAM ticket tracker.

Travel costs

Name Departure City Transportation? Lodging?
Leonardo Vaz Porto Alegre, Brazil 200 USD (Flight) No
Matias Maceira Córdoba, Argentina 200 USD (car)(shared) No
Valentin Basel Córdoba, Argentina 200 USD (car)(shared) Yes
Emanuel Nazzeta Cordoba, Argentina 200 USD (car)(shared) No
Julio Sanchez Tierra del Fuego, Argentina 400 USD(Flight) Yes
Adrian Soliard Entre Rios, Argentina 80 USD(Bus) No


Description Cost in BRL Cost in USD People Sponsored
Airfare subsidy Todo Todo
Lodging subsidy Todo Todo
  • Considering 1.00 USD = 8.40 BRL in Sep 2013

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