[CentOS-promo] CentOS Dojo in Carrollton, GA

Thu Mar 6 16:01:25 UTC 2014
Jim Perrin <jperrin at centos.org>

On 03/06/2014 06:42 AM, Gene Liverman wrote:
> We use CentOS quite a bit here and I know that it is also used extensively
> throughout our university system so I thought it would be cool if we could
> have a CentOS Dojo on our campus.  If that's doable my thought is that we
> could promote it to our campus, to the local community, and also to other
> universities in Georgia.  We have plenty of space on campus to host the
> event plus we have a variety of food options on campus with many more a
> short distance away.  I would be very open to topic suggestions but would
> be particularly interested in the following:
>    - anything geared towards current Windows admins / users who what to
>    know more about the world of Linux and CentOS in particular. This could be
>    particularly timely since Windows XP is approching it end of support.
>    - Puppet and other DevOps kind of things
>    - how the CentOS project works at a technical level
>    - anything geared towards current Computer Science or Management
>    Information Systems students
>    - anything about how public sector organizations such as universities
>    can support and promote CentOS and Linux in general
> These are just some ideas that I hope will spark more interest.  I have no
> idea if others in this area are on this mailing list or not so I am sort of
> expecting that I will have to post this elsewhere for it to be seen by many
> who would be interested in attending.  We have the most space available
> during the summer but could most likely make this work any time of the
> year.  It would just depend on the room requirements and what else was
> already scheduled to be happening on campus.

Sounds good so far! Are there some local folks who would be willing to
present, or people that you (or we) could reach out to?

I'm reasonably familiar with the GA area and would be happy to help
facilitate/attend this one from a CentOS perspective.

Jim Perrin
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