Re: [Debconf-team] FOSSASIA Debian speakers and potential mini-DebConf
On 04/02/16 16:01, Kartik Mistry wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 4, 2016 at 1:12 AM, Daniel Pocock <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> The FOSSASIA conference is coming up again soon, it is in Singapore
>> this year, 18 - 20 March
>> It has also been suggested there could be a mini-DebConf associated with
>> the event in some way.
>> Is anybody interested in participating in any way? The call for
>> speakers is still open.
>> They also indicated they are unable to fund speaker travel, is anybody
>> aware of opportunities for funding for Debian Developers who are invited
>> to speak at FOSSASIA or an associated mini-DebConf?
>> Singapore is one of the most successful and prominent economic centres
>> in the region and this appears to be a good opportunity for Debian to
>> have some exposure there.
> I visited Singapore last year for FOSSASIA and my feeling was mixed (I
> gave talk on different subject than Debian!). Before that, I met DD
> (and other Debian contributor) and it was fun for sure.
> So, if everything goes OK, I can attend (Conference doesn't provide
> travel+stay to speakers).
Did you decide if you are coming? I will be there myself, it is this