[Members] FOSDEM 2011/Summit 10 - Call for Participants.

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at stpeter.im
Wed Dec 8 18:45:33 CST 2010

On 12/8/10 6:54 AM, Dave Cridland wrote:
> On Wed Dec  8 13:11:37 2010, Will Sheward wrote:
>> 2. Give a Devroom talk!
>> On 5th Feb the XSF will be running a devroom at FOSDEM featuring
>> tutorials, demonstrations, presentations etc. The XSF devroom is
>> usually very popular with FOSDEM attendees. If you want to propose a
>> devroom talk, please let us know as soon as possible (technical talks
>> please, no marketing rubbish!).
>> 3. Help out at the Booth
>> We'll be promoting XMPP and the XSF at a booth on 5th and 6th (and
>> trying to sell t-shirts). We need volunteers to help staff the booth
>> on both of those days. Any time you can donate would be gratefully
>> received.
> One thing I'd particularly like to do (or get done) this year is to have
> a "showcase" of how XMPP can be used. Both real-world, deployed, cases
> and interesting proofs of concept would be good, but the aims are:
> a) To make the stand more interesting.
> b) To encourage people into looking into XMPP.
> c) To demonstrate to us boring[*] server people what features are used
> (and how they're used).
> I think having some time for people to talk tech about these projects
> would be useful, either in the devroom or at the summit.
> I will as usual be manning the booth. If I can think of a devroom talk
> I'll offer that too, but that requires some good ideas of what to talk
> about to that audience.

And what is "that audience"? It's a serious question, because it will
help us figure out what kinds of talks to give.


Peter Saint-Andre

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