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From jan i <>
Subject Re: FOSDEM
Date Wed, 15 Jul 2015 13:11:56 GMT

Just to keep everybody informed, I spoke with Stehmann who usually organize
and man the AOO stand at FOSCOM.

They intent to be at FOSDEM this year, and welcomes a combined stand ! This
actually means that we have to
a large degree solved the problem about manning the stand (Stehmann, myself
and a couple of volunteers).

jan I.

On 15 July 2015 at 01:46, jan i <> wrote:

> On 14 July 2015 at 09:06, Andrea Pescetti <> wrote:
>> On 13/07/2015 jan i wrote:
>>> who takes lead on keeping an eye on the FOSDEM team?
>> I usually monitor that, and I can notify this list too this year (even
>> though now is way too early for me to have any ideas about my possible
>> commitment to an OpenOffice and/or and Apache presence).
> thanks a lot for volunteering to help keep a finger on the pulse.
> It might be that you do not have any idea about the AOO presence, but it
> seems I am in a more lucky position, because I know we will have a
> presence, either the stehmanns will do their normal elegant job, or I will
> personally represent AOO at the booth.
>> For reference: last year the call was mid-September with a deadline of
>> mid-November and the conference was in late January like this year.
> The dates I have been told are saturday 30 january 2016 to sunday 31
> january 2016.
> I hereby volunteer to be the pointman at FOSDEM (if somebody else wants to
> do I am pleased to hand it over). So lets start discuss what we want:
> - AOO traditionally has a double table on the first floor, I would would
> like (as ASF and AOO) to get 4 tables in the ground floor.
> - if we have enough projects, we can try and make a Apache (AOO
> might prefer to be in open editors room). Is it ok if I write to all PMCS
> asking for
>   interest ?
> - The table need to be manned throughout both days, I can supply materials
> (I will coordinate with melissa and sally), but we need 2-3 persons extra,
> volunteers ?
> - swag will be supplied from the european logistic center (me :-) ).
> Now the more soft parts:
> - Which message to do we want to bring across ? just that we exist or more
> ?
> - Is the booth a place for people to join Apache, or just a "we exist, go
> and look us up" ?
> - Do the projects present at FOSDEM, want to help on the booth, and maybe
> have some "why join us" folders ?
> Looking forward to hear what you think.
> Please if somebody feel I bully by taking lead, please tell me so and I
> will step down.
> rgds
> jan i.
>> Regards
>> ,
>>   Andrea.

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