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openSUSE @ Cerea Fair

The openSUSE Project is planning a community booth at the Cerea Fair


General Information

About Cerea Fair see the Official page (Italian only)

  • Location: Cerea (VR) - Italy
  • Date: 14th-15th Jan 2012
  • Booth Setup: Jan 13th
  • End: Jan 15th
  • Opening Times: 14th-15th Jan from 09.00 to 18.00

We have a booth coordinated by Marina Latini with promotional stuff, notebook and netbook with openSUSE ready to try

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Who will attend? Please fill in your name if you're going. And arrival & departure date & time so maybe you can share a train or cab, and we might organize a hotel together. In case you need travel support (see * below) fill in your travel costs.

travel cost*
Marina Latini Milan 13th Jan 15th Jan [Hostel "ADIGE"]
Alexjan Carraturo Milan 13th Jan 15th Jan [Hostel "ADIGE"]
Stefano Baldan Mestre 13th Jan 15th Jan [Hostel "ADIGE"]

  • travel costs in case you need reimbursement. Note that reimbursement money is scarce, don't ask for it if you don't really need it please! The organizer of this event must ask the openSUSE board (cc Jos Poortvliet) for a decision to reimburse travelers once it is clear how much will be needed.


Some material is needed for the booth setup. Please add things you are able to provide:

How much?
Netbook Marina Latini 1
Notebook Marina Latini 1
Notebook Alexjan Carraturo 2
Netbook Alexjan Carraturo 2
Notebook Stefano Baldan 1

Please add the things which you may require from the international team. Be sure to share this with the -marketing list!

How much?
openSUSE 12.1 DVD 300 received
openSUSE poster big 6 received
openSUSE Linux-magazine calendar 5 received
openSUSE cap 3 received

After the Event

Cerea Fair edit

  • Event Date: Jan 14th/15th 2012
  • Event Sponsors
  • openSUSE Ambassadors: Marina Latini, Alexjan Carraturo
  • Helpers: Stefano Baldan
  • Event Details
    • Tell us about the event, What did you do?
      • Booth activities like Q&A, lightning talks, demo with applications, promo materials distribution and so on.
    • How many DVDs taken and distributed?
      • 300
    • How many people were there at the event
      • Almost 20000
    • How did you promote the Event?
      • Twitter and Facebook
    • Did you have a booth?
      • Yes
    • Who staffed the booth?
    • Would you go again?
      • We hope ;)
    • What more can you do to make it better?
      • Flyers and others promo materials in Italian language would be useful. Considering the amount of people, will be useful bigger quantity of promo materials too.
    • The complete report of the event is avaible on:
    • The photo gallery it's avaible on:

Common Questions Asked edit

  • What is openSUSE?
  • What are the differences between openSUSE and Ubuntu?
  • openSUSE is Linux?
  • Does openSUSE has software similar to AutoCAD?

Cerea Fair Resources edit

Recordings of the event edit