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openSUSE @ OpenFest 2011

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

General Information

About OpenFest 2011 see the TEI Pireaus page
  • Location:TEI Piraeus, Athens
  • Date:9th - 10th April
    • Booth Setup: 9th April
    • End: 10th April
    • 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. 4 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.

name/nick
From
Arrival
Departure
Accommodation
travel cost*
comment
Diamond_gr Thessaloniki 9 April 10 April yes had 1 talk, organized a launch party in Athens
Warlordfff Thessaloniki 9 April 10 April yes had 2 talks, organized a launch party in Athens
Efagra Thessaloniki 9 April 10 April yes had 1 talk and 1 workshop
Ankso Thessaloniki 9 April 10 April yes booth staff
stamostolias Athens 9 April 10 April no booth staff
John Varkas Thessaloniki 9 April 10 April no booth staff, organized a launch party in Athens
terietor Larisa 9 April 10 April yes booth staff
Kokeroulis Larisa 9 April 10 April yes booth staff
mpountalis Salamina 9 April 10 April no booth staff
Elias Chrisoheris Athens 9 April 10 April 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.

Material

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

Who?
What?
How much?
Comments?
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 Materials  ? hands free material

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

Who?
What?
How much?
Comments?
User:Geeko T-Shirts 13

After the Event

Openfest2011 // OpenFest 2011 edit

  • Event Date 9-10 April 2011
  • openSUSE Ambassadors: Diamond_gr,Warlordfff, Ankso, Zoumpis
  • Helpers: John Varkas, terietor, kokeroulis, stamostolias, mpountalis, chrisoheris
  • 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, John Varkas, terietor, kokeroulis, stamostolias, Elias Chrisoheris
    • 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?

Openfest2011 Resources edit

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Event pics
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