[CentOS-promo] FrOSCon 2009 - Cleaning up the mess

Mon May 25 15:12:27 UTC 2009
Didi <ribalba at gmail.com>

On Mon, May 25, 2009 at 4:04 PM, Andreas Rogge <a.rogge at solvention.de> wrote:
> Hi Everybody,
> I apologize for having messed this up. I absolutely missed the Call for
> Papers. I would have also missed the Call for Projects, if Ralph didn't
> say a word.
> I could argue that the timeframes are too short and complain about
> everything, but after all it is my fault. And thus, I'll try to clean
> that mess up.

Don't worry. If you need help tell me.

> The FrOSCon deadline for the project registration is 30.05.2009. My
> personal deadline for that is 27.05.2009 24:00 CEST. So if we want to
> decide any fundamental stuff, we need to do it quickly.
> Has anyone of you (besides Didi) had a chance to submit a Paper in time?

Sorry I didn't tell the list.

> Does anyone want to give a talk/lecture/workshop/whatever? If we can
> fill half a day I can try to get a devroom where we can do it.
> I can offer my talk about diskless CentOS with iSCSI and a
> workshop/demonstration afterwards (about 1 hour).

I would be happy to talk about CentOS or the LDAP talk I gave at
Fosdem. I have some time now so if there is something people are
interested in give me a shout.

> As I'll need a rough estimate of the number of people, I'd really
> appreciate if everyone who is willing to help out could tell me as soon
> as possible. One or two people more or less aren't a big deal, but last
> year we had one desk and two chairs for about six people...


> I'll also ask on the centos-de Mailinglist if there are more people who
> want to help out.
> With the information I currently have I would order two desks, five
> chairs and a movable wall for posters.
> We can also have a bar table which we could probably place somewhere in
> front of our booth. Maybe this is a good idea, what do you think?
> A few dumb questions from a first-time project registree to the more
> expierienced people:
> Is there an official project description for CentOS? Is the PressKit[1]
> from the Wiki up-to-date/ok to use?
> What logo should I use for the registration? Of course, I can just use
> the standard-logo[2], but that somehow doesn't "feel" right.
> Regards,
> Andreas
> [1] http://wiki.centos.org/SpecialInterestGroup/Promo/PressKit
> [2] http://wiki.centos.org/wiki/common/modern-CentOS-logo.png
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