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openSUSE @ Cerea Fair 2013

The openSUSE Project is planning a community booth at Cerea's Fair


General Information

About Cerea Fair see the Official page (Italian only)

  • Location: Cerea (VR) - Italy
  • Date: 12th-13th Jan 2013
  • Booth Setup: Jan 11th
  • End: Jan 13th
  • Opening Times: 12th-13th Jan from 09.00 to 18.30

We have a booth coordinated by Marina Latini with notebook, netbook, ST-Ericsson Snowball board and ST SPEAr320 evaluation board with openSUSE 12.2 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 11th Jan 13th Jan Hostel "ADIGE"
Alexjan Carraturo Milan 11th Jan 13th Jan Hostel "ADIGE"
Fabio Di Lauro Milan 11th Jan 13th 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 3
ST-Ericsson Snowball board Alexjan Carraturo 1
ST SPEAr 320 evaluation board Alexjan Carraturo 1
Notebook Alexjan Carraturo 2
Netbook Alexjan Carraturo 2
Notebook Fabio Di Lauro 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 12.2 promo DVD 0 No promotional stuff received in time.
openSUSE poster big 5 No promotional stuff received in time. We used old posters for the booth ;)
openSUSE Linux-magazine calendar 0 No promotional stuff received in time.
openSUSE cap 1 No promotional stuff received in time. I had an old one cap :)
openSUSE Geeko 2 All people want it!

After the Event

Cerea Fair 2013 edit

  • Event Date: Jan 12th/13th 2013
  • Event Sponsors
  • openSUSE Ambassadors: Marina Latini, Alexjan Carraturo
  • Helpers: Fabio Di Lauro
  • Event Details
    • Tell us about the event, What did you do?
      • Booth activities like Q&A, lightning talks, demo with applications, demo with ARM boards, demo with installations, USB live creation and so on.
    • How many DVDs taken and distributed?
      • 0 DVD received but we have created many USB live :)
    • How many people were there at the event
      • 20000
    • How did you promote the Event?
      • Facebook, Twitter, G+ and direct email.
    • Did you have a booth?
      • Yes
    • Who staffed the booth?
    • Would you go again?
      • Sure! ;)
    • 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's openSUSE?
  • What are the differences between openSUSE and Ubuntu?
  • Is openSUSE Linux?
  • Does openSUSE includes LibreOffice or OpenOffice?

Cerea Fair 2013 Resources edit

Marina Latini's report

Recordings of the 2012 event edit

Event pics (2013) edit