FOSDEM 2010

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FOSDEM 6-7 February 2010 in Brussels, Belgium

This page will collect ideas, todos and everything else that is related to the OpenOffice.org project activities @FOSDEM 2010. Planned activities are so far a stand to represent the OpenOffice.org project and to be the central info point for all OpenOffice.org related questions. And we want again organize a DevRoom to inform about our ongoing development work and projects. For more details please check the sections below.

Communication Channel

For all FOSDEM relevant communication the mailing list fosdem@marketing.openffcie.org is used. If you are interested in any activities around FOSDEM please subscribe yourself. For special message or requests (like CFP) we will use some further mailing lists as well.

DevRoom

OpenOffice.org is accepted and we have a DevRoom for 1 day, on Saturday 6th February from 13:00 to 19:00. We will share our DevRoom with the ODF group which have no additional own DevRoom.

Call for Papers

The schedule for our DevRoom is organized by us and we can use the time as we want. We should plan with 45, 90 or 120 minutes sessions.

Some things that should be taken into account

  • activity title (please try to be descriptive, there are ~250 talks at FOSDEM during the week-end ;)),
  • a short abstract (1-2 paragraphs),
  • a longer description if appropriate,
  • optionally a list of links to the project website or similar
  • for each speaker:
    • the speaker's real name,
    • a short overview of her bio in a couple of lines,
    • optionally also a longer bio,
    • optionally a picture (please send it to Juergen as 128x128 PNG),
    • optionally links to her website, blog, ...

We have no guarantee so far but probably we can sponsor potential speakers with some funding to at least cover parts of the costs.

Proposals

Papers, talks, workshop proposals or something else that fits into the DevRoom should be proposed on the following wiki page CFP until Friday 12/18/2009.

Schedule

Changes are still possible

DevRoom Overview
OpenOffice.org DevRoom, Building AW, Room AW1.120
Time Title Session type Slides Speaker
OpenOffice.org
13:00 - 13:45 Welcome + Tips and Tricks for Extension Developer talk  ? Juergen Schmidt
13:45 - 14:30 New docking windows for a better UI & extension integration talk  ? Carsten Driesner
14:30 - 15:15 Improving the OpenOffice.org Build System talk  ? Bjoern Michaelsen
15:15 - 16:00 Just Testing talk  ? Stephan Bergmann
16:00 - 16:45 Show me YOUR code workshop  ? Eike Rathke
16:45 - 17:30 Hidden Pearls - What's There to ReUse for Other Projects talk  ? Thorsten Behrens
ODF
17:30 - 18:00 ODF Tools and Resources talk  ? Bart Hanssens
18:00 - 18:30 ODF on the server - ODFDOM architecture talk  ? Svante Schubert
18:30 - 19:00 lpOD – languages & platforms OpenDocument talk  ? Luis Belmar Letelier

Stand/Booth

Our stand will be most probably in building AW

Stand Overview
Time Stand staff
Saturday 6th
10:00 - 12:00 floeff, jsc, lmo, sb, sophi, b_michaelsen
12:00 - 14:00 floeff, lmo, er, sophi, thb
14:00 - 16:00 floeff, cno, lmo, sophi, cd
16:00 - 18:00 floeff, jsc, cno, lmo, sophi, b_michaelsen
Sunday 7th
10:00 - 12:00 probably floeff, jsc, sophi, b_michaelsen, thb
12:00 - 14:00 jsc, cno, sb, sophi, cd
14:00 - 16:00 cno, er, sophi
16:00 - 17:00 cno, sophi

Stand material

  • sophi: I'll bring a coffee machine, tea and coffee, water, biscuits and cakes. Plugs, scissors, etc... A blue table coth. What else?
  • jsc: i will bring 3 posters, stickers and t-shirts. All with the same design!
FOSDEM design
File:Fosdem design.pdf design background:
- the squirl stands for a moving, rotating, active, vital community
- the cubes stand for the many, many individuals
- and the different colors stand for different countries, continents.

Saturday Evening OOo Community Event

Where

L'Achepot (Gourmet Bistro)

Place Sainte-Catherine, 1 - 1000 Brussels - Tel : +32 (0)2 511 62 21

Open from 12h to 14h30 and from 19h to 22h45.

When

8:00pm?

Team

...details will coming soon

Name Stay Function Funding request Dinner on Saturday
Juergen Schmidt Friday - Sunday Stand/DevRoom 140 Euro hotel, ~150 Euro fuel yes
Florian Effenberger
Friday-Sunday Stand/Marketing yes (approx. 250-300 EUR)
yes
Cor Nouws [cno]
both days Stand/Marketing 70 Euro Hotel, 90 Euro train  ?
Jacqueline Rahemipour both days 120 Eur hotel, 90 Eur train  ?
Eike Rathke both days Stand / DevRoom 140 Euro hotel, ~150 Euro fuel yes, 2 persons
Thorsten Behrens both days Stand / DevRoom 124 Euro hotel, 140 Euro airfare yes
Bjoern Michaelsen both days Stand / DevRoom 140 Euro hotel  ?
Stephan Bergmann both days Stand / DevRoom 140 Euro hotel yes
Carsten Driesner both days Stand / DevRoom 140 Euro hotel, ~150 Euro fuel  ?
Leo Moons Saturday Stand no yes
Sophie Gautier both days Stand no yes, 2 persons
Louis Suarez-Potts Friday-Sunday Stand  ?  ?
Michael and Mechtilde Saturday-Sunday Stand / QA 80 € + 50 € 3 ?

Hotel Recommendation

Brussels is a big city and especially during work days crowded with EU people. Here you can find three hotels that are all in the city directly and a perfect start point for the conference as well as night life activities. The prices are all for a single room.

  • Hotel Astrid, price at the weekend 69 Euro or Cash&Sleep 59 Euro
  • Hotel Aris, price at the weekend 75 Euro or Cash&Sleep 65 Euro
  • Hotel Alma, price at the weekend 75 Euro or Cash&Sleep 65 Euro

Feel free to insert some more recommendations.

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