[CentOS-promo] CentOS Dojo in Carrollton, GA

Sat Mar 8 18:42:03 UTC 2014
Jim Perrin <jperrin at gmail.com>

Excellent! If you could reach out to them and line up a couple speakers,
I'll get started on this end and also reach out to a few GA based folks
I know.

On 03/06/2014 12:55 PM, Gene Liverman wrote:
> Awesome!  Depending on what kind of presentations we want I think we might
> be able to find some inside the university system.  Most of the people
> (myself included) I know here locally would be most interested in the
> learning from others aspect of this but I am happy to put it out there once
> it has gotten a little farther along in the process.  The Atlanta area has
> several user groups that we might be able to pull talent from.  Google also
> has a decent size presence around here so we could try to see if someone
> from there wanted to talk if that sounds interesting.
> --
> *Gene Liverman*
> Systems Administrator
> Information Technology Services
> University of West Georgia
> gliverma at westga.edu
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> On Thu, Mar 6, 2014 at 11:01 AM, Jim Perrin <jperrin at centos.org> wrote:
>> 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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