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openSUSE @ FOSSCOMM 2011

The openSUSE Project is planning a community booth / talk at the FOSSCOMM 2011

General Information

About FOSSCOMM 2011 see the FOSSCOMM 2011 page
  • Location:Computer Engineering & Informatics Department (Laboratory of Computing/ Computer Center) University of Patras
  • Date: 7th - 8th May
    • Booth Setup: 7th May
    • End: 8th May
    • Opening Times: 09:00-18:00@May 7th, 09:00-18:00@May 8th
  • Do we have a booth? YES
  • Who is organizing this event? Diamond_gr,Warlordfff
  • Will there be any openSUSE related talks? YES. 6 talks and 1 workshop

More Info

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*
Diamond_gr Thessaloniki 7 May 8 May Yes had 2 talks and organized a launch party at Patras
Warlordfff Thessaloniki 7 May 8 May Yes had 1 talk
Efagra Thessaloniki 7 May 8 May Yes had 1 talk and 1 workshop
Etern4L Larisa 7 May 8 May Yes had 1 talk
Ankso Thessaloniki 7 May 8 May Yes booth staff
Zoumpis Thessaloniki 7 May 8 May Yes had 2 talks and booth staff
terietor Larisa 7 May 8 May Yes booth staff
Kokeroulis Larisa 7 May 8 May Yes booth staff
Elias Chrisoheris Athens 7 May 8 May No booth staff
Ragecryx Larisa 7 May 8 May No had 1 talk and booth staff
Alex P. Natsios Larisa 7 May 8 May No booth staff

  • 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?
Diamond_gr PromoDVDs 300 If we don't have 11.4, we'll burn some.
Diamond_gr Stickers 200 black, white
Diamond_gr Flyers 150 We'll print some zypper cheat sheets, Greek help etc
Warlordfff Posters 3 big posters, 10 smaller posters
Warlordfff Buttons 200 the first buttons we made with our machine.
Warlordfff Promo material hands free

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

How much?
User:Geeko T-Shirts 13


After the Event

Fosscomm2011 // OpenFest 2011 edit

  • Event Date 9-10 April 2011
  • openSUSE Ambassadors: Diamond_gr, Warlordfff, Ankso, Ragecryx, Zoumpis
  • Helpers: Efagra, terietor, kokeroulis, Elias Chrisoheris, Alex P. Natsios
  • Event Details
    • Tell us about the event, What did you do?
    • How many DVDs taken and distributed? 300 (11.4) and 200 (11.3)
    • How many people were there at the event: 1000 people
    • How did you promote the Event?
    • Any Interesting Story you will like to share with us? Although it was the first tech event we were applying, we made impression for how friendly the stuff was.
    • Did you have a booth? Yes
    • Who staffed the booth? Diamond_gr,Warlordfff, Ankso, Ragecryx, terietor, kokeroulis, Elias Chrisoheris, Alex P. Natsios, Efagra
    • Would you go again? Yes
    • What more can you do to make it better? Bring more Promo items, have more equipment (projectors, screens etc).
    • Other Comments like Will you blog about the event - and where? We'll blog it to [Ambassadors blog]

Common Questions Asked edit

  • Reasons why to install openSUSE and not Ubuntu?
  • How can I contribute? I don't know how to use Linux?
  • Why openSUSE is better than other distros?

Fosscomm2011 Αρχεία edit

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