[firstname.lastname@example.org: [Invitation] X.Org Developers Meeting on LinuxTag]
I was asked to inform European Debian X integrators about the meeting below.
----- Forwarded message from Egbert Eich <email@example.com> -----
The European X.Org Developers Meeting
The X.Org Foundation is planning its first European Developers Meeting
right before LinuxTag in Karlsruhe, Germany
from June, 19th to June, 20th.
The purpose of the conference is to bootstrap a European developers
We expect to have 5-6 talks a day 3 in the morning and 3 in the
afternoon. This gives plenty of time to add additional presentations
and discussions as well as extensive hacking.
The conference language is English.
Call For Papers
There are still slots open for presentations so if you are interested
in giving a talk please send the title and a brief abstract to
Presentations will be accepted until the first day of the conference,
however we encourage you to contact us early as interest is great.
Attending the conference will be free, participants will have to
pay travel and accommodation. Some funding is available to X.Org
to sponsor travel and accommodation for people who are unable to
take care of these expenses themselves. People applying for this
should be prepared to give a talk.
When submitting your abstract please indicate if you require funding.
We are still working on getting free admission to the LinuxTag show
for all those who participate in the conference - at least those who
give a presentation.
There will be a social event for all those who participate in the
meeting. Admission is free for those who are giving a presentation
on the meeting.
Please see below for further information.
X.Org on LinuxTag
X.Org is also going to have booth on LinuxTag from Wednesday,
June 22, to Saturday, June 25.
This booth is ment to be a gathering place where developers can
meet and talk. At the same time people will be available on the
booth to give demonstrations and to talk to the public.
We are still looking for people who would like to give an
X Window System related presentation on the show. Please indicate
if you are willing to do so and what you would like to present.
Tuesday, June 21 is planned for booth setup for all those who would
like to give a presentation.
We expect that not all presentations can run simultaniously so once
we get a rough idea of what you have planned to demo we will make
up a schedule.
You should be prepared to bring your own equipment for your demo
(ie. Laptop etc.), monitors or flat screens should be available
on the booth, also there will be connectivity on the booth. If you
need other special equipment that you won't be able to bring along
we will do our best to provide it. Please indicate with your
registration if you have special needs.
If you have a logo and/or a poster in your demo please send us
a PostScript file. We will try to print it and put it on display
on the booth.
Everybody deserves a break!
There will be a social event for the people attending our meeting
or participate in the booth activeties to get together, eat, drink
The social event will take place during LinuxTag right after the
We don't know the exact location and date, yet. This information
will be given when available.
The costs will be around EUR 20, for all those who give a
presentation on our meeting or on the booth, or otherwise help
with our booth activeties admission will be free.
If you are interested in coming please let us know.
We are looking for volunteers to help out with booth duty. If you
are interested please let us know. You will recieve a free X.Org
LinuxTag T-shirt as a little thank you.
Please also visit:
http://wiki.x.org/wiki/LinuxTagMeeting for updated information!
Please feel free to contact Egbert Eich <eich_at_freedesktop_dot_org>
if you have further questions.
----- End forwarded message -----
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